30 Oct 2014 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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Speedflex Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: City of London, Bank, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex

Personal Training Diploma
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Fitness and Sales Manager - Maternity Cover
Salary: Competitive
Location: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Hertford, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Walsall, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Lifeguard (Leisure Assistant)
Salary: Up to £8.26 an hour
Location: Leyton, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Senior Operations Assistant
Salary: pa £14,819 to £18,600 pro rata
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: Shenley Leisure Centre Trust
HR Administration Officer
Salary: Grade 4 starting at £15,598
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Customer Services Manager
Salary: £22,203 - £26,403 + PRP pa
Location: Hatfield, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Child Weight Management Practitioner
Salary: £16k - £24k
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Live Well Luton
Business Development Officer
Salary: Up to £22,667
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
Company: Northampton Leisure Trust
Childrens Activities Manager
Salary: £20,000 – 22,000
Location: Bletchingley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: The Hawthorns School
Franchise Manager
Salary: Competitive salary circa £33,000
Location: Fulham, London and the UK, United Kingdom
Company: Tinies UK Ltd
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Circa £18,400 / Grade 7
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA Club
Recreation Assistants
Salary: £13,411 - £14,504 per annum
Location: Hatfield, United Kingdom
Company: Finesse Leisure Partnership
Swimming Instructors
Salary: Up to£14.013 per hour
Location: Hatfield, United Kingdom
Company: Finesse Leisure Partnership
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,284 - £18,590 per annum
Location: Adur, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: Impulse Leisure

Training directory

in this issue

• PHE launches framework to tackle inactivity
• Fitness First plans German sale
• Luxury yachyt hotel debuts in Victoria Docks

Property & tenders
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County Council
Expressions of Interest invited: Contract to operate London horizons Leisure Club and Accommodation
Location: Company: Horizon Leisure
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
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News headlines
Exclusive: Sports Direct to offer £5 gym memberships  
Exclusive: Sports Direct to offer £5 gym memberships

By Jak Phillips

Sports Direct’s gym chain – Sports Direct Fitness – is to offer memberships from as little as £5 per month for its business model, which will see health clubs embedded in the group’s retail stores. Embracing the ethos with which Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley built his retail empire, the gym arm will sell .... more>>
IHRSA targets stronger insights for members though data partnership  
IHRSA targets stronger insights for members though data partnership

By Jak Phillips

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has formed a strategic partnership with data insight company STR Sector Analysis in a bid to offer more comprehensive analysis of the US health club sector. Having produced hotel industry data for nearly 30 years, STR will now apply its .... more>>

CIMSPA starts search for new CEO  
By Jak Phillips

CIMSPA has begun the recruitment process for its long term CEO as the organisation pushes forward with its transformation programme. The closing date for applications for the CEO role – based at CIMSPA HQ in Loughborough – is 14 November and the .... more>>
TRX names Paul Zadoff as new president  
By Jak Phillips

Paul Zadoff has been promoted to the role of TRX president, charged with heading up the functional training company’s leadership team and driving its next chapter of expansion. Zadoff joined TRX in June 2013 as chief .... more>>
Parks and leisure centre budgets at risk due to ‘£4.3bn social care black hole’  
By Jak Phillips

Council-run parks and leisure centres could be in jeopardy thanks to a £4.3bn funding 'black hole' in adult care services caused by austerity cuts and an ageing .... more>>
Celebrity-studded gym chain Third Space bought by investment firm Encore  
By Jak Phillips

The Third Space – a premium London health club chain which reportedly counts Prince Harry and Guy Ritchie among its members – has been bought by the same group .... more>>
Bitcoin: Can the fitness industry cash in?  
By Jak Phillips

Health Club Management recently revealed how online gym pass provider PayasUgym will soon begin testing Bitcoin, potentially paving the way for the .... more>>
Beyoncé teams up with TopShop to launch active clothing brand  
By Jak Phillips

Popstar Beyoncé has teamed up with fashion magnate Sir Philip Green to form the latest venture seeking to cash in on the convergence between the fashion and .... more>>
Finalists announced for Active Training Awards 2014  
By Jak Phillips

The finalists have been named for the Active Training Awards 2014, which will see the physical activity sector’s top training providers honoured for their .... more>>
Will.i.am enters wearables market with ‘smart cuff’ offering  
By Jak Phillips

Black Eyed Peas superstar will.i.am is poised to make a surprise assault on the burgeoning wearable tech market with a “smart cuff” featuring fitness tracking software. The musician, born William Adams, hopes his i.amPuls .... more>>
Physical activity leaders to drive apprenticeship reforms  
By Jak Phillips

A coalition of leading leisure employers and industry organisations have today (23 October) launched a government-backed programme to revolutionise apprenticeships for the physical activity sector. Led by Places for People .... more>>
Jo Monkhouse swaps Everyone Active for Leisure-net  
By Jak Phillips

Industry consultancy Leisure-net Solutions has appointed Jo Monkhouse as a data insight manager, a role that will see her supporting clients to maximise the outcomes of the data they .... more>>
Public Health England launches framework to tackle inactivity  
By Jak Phillips

Public Health England (PHE) has today published Everybody Active, Every Day, a framework for nationwide action to combat the physical inactivity .... more>>
Power Rangers and Fit For Sport team up to get kids moving  
By Tom Anstey

The Power Rangers are following in the footsteps of Peppa Pig, as the team of superheroes are now turning their attention to fighting inactivity. Fit For Sport has joined forces with .... more>>
Mark Talley joins Everyone Active as group fitness development manager  
By Jak Phillips

Everyone Active has appointed Mark Talley as group fitness development manager, with a brief of introducing new products, ideas and technology to aid customer retention and push the company forward. Talley will also work with Everyone Active’s .... more>>

Studio equipment

Fitness-kit.net special:
Studio equipment

We round up some of the latest launches for your studio space
Bidding for the obesity buck

Bidding for the obesity buck

Kath Hudson offers an overview of the groups and schemes pitching to help tackle the UK’s obesity crisis
The future of fitness

Consumer research:
The future of fitness

Michael Oliver analyses the findings of Mintel’s 2014 Health and Fitness Clubs industry report
Cool customer

Exercise science:
Cool customer

Vasper claims to reproduce the effects of intense anaerobic training in just 20 minutes. We report

Promotional Feature:

mywellness cloud – delivering the ultimate digital workout experience for your members


Zombie races, selfies top the poll of gym-goers’ peeves, and action movies prove bad for your waistline

Supplier showcase:

Recent installations by Cybex, Matrix Fitness and the D2F Group

International news:

Boxing legend David Haye launches his flagship fitness club in Dubai, while US Fitness adds Sport & Health’s 23 clubs to its portfolio

Promotional Feature:

David Hopkins, MD and founder of mystery shopping and research company Proinsight, on turning everyday insights into profits
Approaching the summit

ukactive update:
Approaching the summit

CEO of ukactive David Stalker looks ahead to this year’s ukactive National Summit
Expanding overseas

Everyone’s talking about...:
Expanding overseas

As the economy improves, will fitness operators eye new markets or consolidate their existing bases?
Embracing active design

Editor’s letter:
Embracing active design

Even so-called hard to reach groups have to use our streets, so that’s where we should start getting them active, says Kate Cracknell
Product news
Intelligent workouts the result of Technogym integration with Polar

Intelligent workouts the result of Technogym integration with Polar


Technogym’s fitness equipment and solutions have been integrated with Polar products with the aim of creating a “more engaging wellness on the go experience”.
Fitness tracking app launched by Pulse

Fitness tracking app launched by Pulse


A new app from Pulse has been designed to act as an enhanced communication tool for operators, while making tracking in-gym and external activity easier for consumers.
Decibel range gives fitness enthusiasts something to shout about

Decibel range gives fitness enthusiasts something to shout about


Focusing on maximising training performance without compromising on taste, the new Decibel range is hoping to make some noise in the sports supplements market.
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Whether it’s state-of-the-art sustainable turnkey design and build developments or inclusive, energy saving, stylish fitness equipment, complete with a superlative motivational entertainment and education package – Pulse has it all.

With more than 30 years’ of commitment to building a healthier future for leisure operators, Pulse’ innovative leisure solutions help operators keep their business as fi t as their members.
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Featured Suppliers
Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers

A new brand has emerged in the health and fitness industry offering a new alternative to the way supplements are consumed.
  Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms

When Gambaru decided to open 24 hours a day, Addgards’ Hand & Handle Wet Wipe stations provided the perfect solution for fast, effective cleaning of all gym equipment for their members.
  Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms

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