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Leisure Centre Manager - Trampoline Park
Salary: £30k plus bonus
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: AirHop


Freelance Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Membership Advisor
Salary: £15,500 & 16,500 per year with an uncapped commission
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Fitness Coach and Group Exercise Coordinator
Salary: £16,143 per annum, pro-rata
Location: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University.
Club Manager
Salary: -
Location: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Company: East Glos Glub
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,500 & £18,500 per year
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Fitness Supervisor
Salary: £19,644 per annum
Location: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University.
Sports Development Centre Manager
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000
Location: Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Bridgwater College
Leisure Operations Manager
Salary: £38,961 - £41,616
Location: Wirral, United Kingdom
Company: Wirral Borough Council
Operations Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Middlesex, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
Swimming Teacher
Salary: up to £16.55 per hour
Location: London and South East, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Malvern, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Spa Therapists
Salary: £7- £9 per hour plus commission
Location: St Albans, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Amac Training Ltd
Gym Instructor
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Amac Training Ltd

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in this issue

• Pure Gym to push expansion despite failed merger
• ukactive criticises NICE guidelines
• Maiden voyage for Titanic Hotel


Property & tenders
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
Expression of interest for golf service
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Rhyl Coastal Facilities Expressions of Interest
Location: North Wales Company: Denbighshire County Council
Leisure Contract Briefing Day
Location: Hornchurch, London Company: London Borough of Havering
Tender for the sole concession to trade in ice creams, cold drinks and confectionery
Location: Milton Keynes Company: The Parks Trust
Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
Request for Quotations
Location: Company: Bridgend County Borough Council
A fantastic opportunity to acquire a prime Family Entertainment Centre
Location: Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Revealed: The health and fitness divide between iPhone and Android users  
Revealed: The health and fitness divide between iPhone and Android users

By Jak Phillips

iPhone users are typically more interested in general health, while the average Android user consumes more fitness content, according to a study from mobile intelligence firm Opera Mediaworks. The first half of a two-part study examined the 500 .... more>>
No clear benefits to eating more than five portions of fruit and veg  
No clear benefits to eating more than five portions of fruit and veg

By Helen Andrews

There are no added benefits to eating more than five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables daily, according to researchers from Chinese and US universities including the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. The research, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), has pulled together the results .... more>>

Essex yoga studio stretches out into cycle hub craze  
By Jak Phillips

An independent yoga studio in Essex has got the wheels in motion on its new venture – a 1,000sq ft cycling studio with a focus on high-intensity training, the .... more>>
Matrix promotes James Blower to drive international sales charge  
By Jak Phillips

Matrix Fitness has made another tweak to its sales force as the equipment provider bids to spark a major global expansion, promoting UK strategic account manager James Blower to the role of international hospitality manager EMEA. Blower’s promotion is the latest in a string of .... more>>
Active IQ and CIMSPA unite for qualification partnership  
By Jak Phillips

Training provider Active IQ has teamed up with The Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) to help launch a series of new management and leadership qualifications. The qualifications, which include the first .... more>>
Sports Direct to reportedly launch in-store gyms  
By Jak Phillips

Following the news that JD Sports plans to incorporate a JD Gym into its major Newcastle store, retail and health club rival Sports Direct is eager to not be outdone and will reportedly also .... more>>
‘Steps into Work' finds leisure opportunities for students with learning disabilities  
By Jak Phillips

GLL, the UK's largest leisure charitable social enterprise, held its first ‘Steps into Work' graduation ceremony this week, which saw eight students with learning disabilities graduate from an internship programme run by .... more>>
Could high intensity workouts be the answer to ageing population issues?  
By Jak Phillips

One of the first studies into the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on elderly people has thrown up results suggesting six seconds bursts of exercise could have a significant impact on their health. With health services stretched to .... more>>
Controversial £9.4m leisure centre in Cumbria gets council green light  
By Jak Phillips

Allerdale Borough Council’s development panel has approved plans to build a new leisure complex in Workington, west Cumbria, .... more>>
Sports Direct shop relocation opens door to latest site for rival JD Gyms  
By Jak Phillips

Recent health club market debutant JD Sports has submitted plans to Newcastle City Council to extend its large store on Newcastle’s main shopping street and incorporate a two-storey JD Gym. .... more>>
Celebrity trainer Mark Anthony offloads Notting Hill gym  
By Jak Phillips

Celebrity fitness trainer Mark Anthony has sold his eponymous club in Notting Hill to HIIT-focused chain Heartcore Fitness for an undisclosed fee. The deal .... more>>
ClanFit Glasgow chills members with cryotherapy offering  
By Jak Phillips

Scotland has never been known for its warm climate, but members of the ClanFit gym in Glasgow were given the chance to go seriously sub-zero this week, thanks to an extreme cryotherapy treatment. BOC – an industrial and medical gases and technologies business – has developed .... more>>
UK’s biggest dedicated Parkour training facility gets a leg-up  
By Jak Phillips

The UK’s largest dedicated Parkour training facility has quadrupled in size, after North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) commissioned facilities provider Freemove to .... more>>
The Gym Group / Pure Gym merger stall due to CMA's 'narrow' view of health club market: Algar  
By Jak Phillips

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decision to refer the proposed merger of The Gym Group and Pure Gym to an in-depth investigation – a move which .... more>>
Work starts on Adwick Leisure Centre improvement plan  
By Jak Phillips

Work has got underway this week on a £1.9m regeneration project to upgrade facilities at Adwick Leisure Centre in Doncaster. Operator Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT) has .... more>>

Features
Picture this...

Club refurbishment:
Picture this...


We review some recent club refurbs


Lightweights:

A mat that dispenses fitness advice and a DJ-inspired morning workout


Interview – Reynir Indahl:

The chair of Health & Fitness Nordic talks to Kate Cracknell about the disruptive influence of technology and the fundamental need for businesses to be useful
Making the cut

Health Club Awards:
Making the cut


The shortlist is announced for the 2014 Members' Choice Health Club Awards. Is your club in the running?


Supplier showcase:

Recent fitness projects by Pulse Fitness, Wattbike and Les Mills
What drives you?

Retention series:
What drives you?


Lose weight, tone up, get fit? Is this what your members really want from a club, and how does it affect retention? Melvyn Hillsdon reports
The big questions

SIBEC review:
The big questions


Key topics of discussion from this year's SIBEC UK event
Competing with the budget clubs

IHRSA Europe update:
Competing with the budget clubs


Rafi Mohammed on competing with the budget clubs, and IHRSA's new publication aimed at children
Industry in motion

European research:
Industry in motion


EuropeActive and Deloitte share the topline findings from their new European Market Report
Product news
Virgin rolls out Escape Fitness equipment

Virgin rolls out Escape Fitness equipment

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Escape Fitness’ range of functional equipment has been rolled out across Virgin Active clubs around the UK.
 
Holiday Inn awards contract to Matrix Fitness

Holiday Inn awards contract to Matrix Fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Matrix Fitness has won a contract to supply fitness equipment at three Holiday Inn properties, expanding its portfolio of hospitality sector installations.
 
Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Samsung Electronics has announced a global partnership with bicycle manufacturer Trek Bicycle. The South Korean giant is seeking to enhance the fitness and healthcare features of its mobile devices.
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UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions

UK Sport, the agency responsible for investing in high performance sport, is searching to find the next generation of Olympic champions and has turned to the Wattbike for assistance.
  UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions
One card solution for Newcastle University

Newcastle University recently upgraded its 400sq m, 125- station gym with Precor equipment and its cloud-based Preva networked fitness. The upgrade is in line with the university’s digital interactive strategy.
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Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

Life Fitness has appointed the Basildon branch of Ripped Gym as one of its elite Hammer Strength Training Centres following a major new installation worth about £300,000.
  Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

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