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Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Membership Sales Advisor
Salary: £12,500 to £14,000 PA Plus Commission
Location: Warrington, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Swimming instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: £18,549 to £20,781
Location: Brighton - Falmer, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Company: University of Brighton
Freelance Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Freelance Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Acton, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Training Diploma
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Intensive Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Duty Officer
Salary: £23,264 - £25,573 pro-rata per annum
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: London South Bank University
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Swindon, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £14,135 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Cleaning Assistant
Salary: Up to £14,135 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Training offered)
Salary: Up to £6.97 an hour
Location: South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £15,311 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £14,135 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard
Salary: Competitive
Location: Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Cross Fit Coaches
Salary: USD$1000-2500 per month
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Company: Active Connection
Fitness Supervisors and Instructors
Salary: USD$1000-2500 per month
Location: UAE, Saudi and Kuwait, United Arab Emirates
Company: Active Connection
Full Time Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Watford, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• We want to be the Audi A4 of gyms: Cosslett
• Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms
• Luxury art hotel plans for Edinburgh school


Property & tenders
Inverclyde Leisure IT Provision Partner
Location: Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Consultancy Services
Location: Company: Three Rivers District Council
Inverclyde Leisure Development Partner
Location: Inverclyde Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
Location: Company: Wakefield Council
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
US obesity rate rises to 27.7 per cent in 2014: Gallup  
US obesity rate rises to 27.7 per cent in 2014: Gallup

By Helen Andrews

The percentage of US adults who are obese increased in 2014 to reach 27.7 per cent – up from 27.1 per cent in 2013 and 25.5 per cent in 2008, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index study. Based on more than 167,000 interviews .... more>>
GLL expansion continues with North Country Leisure merger  
GLL expansion continues with North Country Leisure merger

By Jak Phillips

Leisure operator GLL has furthered expanded its territories beyond the enterprise’s London heartland, through the acquisition of North Country Leisure (NCL). NCL, which operates 12 leisure and sporting facilities across Cumbria and Newcastle City, has agreed to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of GLL. The move – which follows the recent win of six long leases from Swindon Borough Council and a separate merger deal with .... more>>

Weekend lie-ins driving obesity: study  
By Helen Andrews

Social jet lag, which occurs when the body clock becomes confused by changing sleep patterns - such as weekend lie-ins - may be driving obesity and illness, .... more>>
New fitness app offers tailored workouts for mums  
By Jak Phillips

A newly-launched fitness app aims to help busy mums stay in shape and restore body confidence by offering a range of specialised workouts. Research has shown that body confidence issues affect up to 60 per cent of the UK .... more>>
£7.5m Tewkesbury leisure centre to launch in 2016  
By Jak Phillips

Tewkesbury Borough Council has announced that it hopes the new £7.5m Tewkesbury leisure centre will be open by July 2016, .... more>>
Southwark Council to pilot free leisure access for young and old  
By Jak Phillips

Southwark Council is to offer free leisure access to under 18s and over 60s as the south London authority bids to make good on its pledge to provide free swim .... more>>
Boris Johnson pushes ahead with “Crossrail for Bikes”  
By Katie Buckley

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced finalised plans for a new cycle superhighway in the UK capital. After what Johnson called “one of the the biggest consultation exercises in .... more>>
Xercise4Less to push ahead with 7 new sites  
By Jak Phillips

Xercise4Less, the 21st fastest growing private company in Britain, is to launch seven new clubs by the end of April as it bids to make good on its target of 100 .... more>>
'First class' fitness facility planned for Wigan sports centre  
By Jason Holland

Work has begun on a £2.9m project to transform Howe Bridge Sports Centre into a “first class” family fitness facility. Alliance Leisure is working in .... more>>
University of Edinburgh unveils major Cardio gym refurb  
By Jak Phillips

The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Sport and Exercise (CSE) has raised the curtain on its extensive Cardio gym refurbishment, which saw the installation of 102 pieces of Precor .... more>>
Study spotlights heightened dangers of elevated cholesterol  
By Jak Phillips

Slightly high cholesterol in a person’s 30s and 40s could lead to an exponential risk of heart disease in later life, according to a study. Scientists from the .... more>>
1Rebel launches first boutique in City of London  
By Jak Phillips

After much anticipation and a raft of headlines, the first 1Rebel microgym has launched in the City of London. The company, which aims to shake-up the .... more>>
Les Mills announces 2015 global fitness tour with Reebok  
By Jak Phillips

Reebok and Les Mills are teaming up to stage a series of one-day festivals that will see mass-participation group workouts take place around the world. Having .... more>>
Crowdfunding campaign for swimming pool in London’s Thames  
By Katie Buckley

Launching next month, an online crowdfunding campaign is looking for £10m (US$15m, €13.3m) to make outdoor swimming in London’s Thames a reality. Plans for .... more>>
Lifestyle Fitness founder Carl Gripenstedt dies, aged 59  
By Jak Phillips

Moving tributes have been paid to Lifestyle Fitness chair and founder Baron Carl Gripenstedt, who has died suddenly one month shy of his 60th birthday. Regularly referred to as a ‘legend’ of the health club industry, the Swede started Competition Line (UK) – the company behind Lifestyle Fitness – in 1982. His tireless .... more>>

Features
A New call to action

Editor’s letter:
A New call to action


The four words ‘everybody active, every day’ are more than just the name of PHE’s framework to combat inactivity: they’re also a rallying cry for our sector, says Kate Cracknell


People news:

Steve Philpott to retire from Places for People; Sandra Dodd becomes CEO
Group exercise - Strength in numbers

fitness-kit.net:
Group exercise - Strength in numbers


We take a look at what’s hot in the world of group exercise, from the new Tabata Cycle workout and ‘Zumba with Bursts’, to Physical Company’s BOSU 3DXTREME and an enhanced fitness fx T3 series
One-to-one training

Everyone’s talking about...:
One-to-one training


The focus seems to be moving from personal training to small group training. Is the one-to-one model still a viable offering?
Memory upgrade

Research round-up:
Memory upgrade


A small trial suggests wellness interventions, including exercise, can help reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills


Les Mills rocks out final Group Fitness Experience (GFX) event in Liverpool
Direct hit

Market analysis:
Direct hit


Sports Direct Fitness will offer gym memberships from as little as £5 a month. Jak Phillips asks an expert panel for their thoughts on the implications for the rest of the sector


Supplier showcase:

We report on a recent project by MYZONE and Village Urban Resorts in Aberdeen
Frozen

Gymtopia series:
Frozen


Ray Algar reports on a pioneering fitness facility that’s been built at Antarctica’s front door
New year, new strategy

Retention:
New year, new strategy


Targeting older members and focusing on social interaction are among Dr Melvyn Hillsdon’s top five tips for boosting retention in 2015


Interview – Grover Daly:

The vice president of Downsize Fitness in the US talks to Kate Cracknell about transforming the lives of an overweight population
The year ahead

ukactive update:
The year ahead


Will 2015 prove to be a turning point for the fitness and physical activity sector? ukactive CEO David Stalker offers his thoughts
Product news
Feel the power of new Jordan Fitness workout

Feel the power of new Jordan Fitness workout

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

‘PowerWave’ is the latest product from Jordan Fitness – a 20- minute workout for the entire body focusing on posture, core strength and endurance.
 
DFC managing director steps down after 27 years

DFC managing director steps down after 27 years

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Transaction Services Group (TSG) has announced that DFC managing director Lynn Young is to retire at the end of March. She has held the position for 27 years.
 
Virtual reality bikes launch in the UK

Virtual reality bikes launch in the UK

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Incorporating virtual reality trails, tracks and games, a new range of indoor cycles is launching in the UK, with React Fitness as the distributor.
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Featured Suppliers
Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations

Available in granite, white marble, sandstone and green marble, Addgards’ new ‘Executive’ wet wipe station will add a touch of class and enhance any gym interior.
  Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations
New year, new kit!

Podium 4 Sport has supplied and delivered a range of new NXG functional and strength training equipment to The Body Barn Shropshire.
  New year, new kit!

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