06 Mar 2015 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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General Managers
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Newcastle East, Bournemouth and Newport Wales, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Snr Physical Activities Worker / Relief Supervisor
Salary: £7.66 per hour
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Company: Zest
Regional Merchandiser/Account Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: South East, United Kingdom
Company: Zoggs
Leisure Centre Receptionist
Salary: £15,356 - £18,031 per annum
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: De Montfort University
Leisure Assistant - 2 Posts Available
Salary: £18,549 - £22,029 pro rata per annum
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: De Montfort University
Membership Sales Advisor
Salary: Salary will be £17 - 18k plus commission
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Anytime fitness
Team Leader - Harrow School Sports Club
Salary: £on application
Location: Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, London, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
Recreation Development Officer
Salary: £26,293 - £28,746
Location: Poole, United Kingdom
Company: Borough of Poole
Senior Fitness Instructor
Salary: £15,765 to £17,528 pa
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: University of Leeds
Sales Admin Co-Ordinator
Salary: £16,000-£18,000 pro rata (dependent on experience)
Location: Bath, United Kingdom
Company: Move GB
Personal Training Diploma
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Become a Gym Instructor or Personal Trainer
Location: Various, United Kingdom
Company: Amac Training Ltd
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy
Salary: -
Location: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Hertford, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £8.26 an hour
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £18,845 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Hillingdon, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Events Assistant
Salary: Up to £6.97 an hour
Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Aquatics Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cleveland, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stratford upon Avon, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active

Training directory

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• Green light for £400m Tottenham stadium
• Agassi nets DLL supply contract
• Man Utd legends unveil Hotel Football

Property & tenders
Extra-Curricular Karate Tuition
Location: Wandsworth, London SW11 & SW12 Company: Northwood Schools Ltd
Office space available
Location: Company: Brunel University
Outsourcing of Food and Beverage operation
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: MW Estates
Leisure Management Opportunity
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
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News headlines
Obese people's brains have fewer ‘pleasure receptors’: study  
Obese people's brains have fewer ‘pleasure receptors’: study

By Helen Andrews

People with obesity have a significantly lower number of neurotransmitters dedicated to generating pleasurable sensations than people of a normal weight, according to a study, which could explain why they have difficulty restraining their eating. .... more>>
Cut sugar consumption to less than 10 per cent of daily energy intake: WHO  
Cut sugar consumption to less than 10 per cent of daily energy intake: WHO

By Helen Andrews

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidelines on sugar consumption that say adults and children from most countries in the world should roughly halve the amount of sugar they eat to lower the risk of obesity and tooth decay. The .... more>>

Cricket star Henry Olonga to speak at active-net 2015  
By Jak Phillips

Former Zimbabwean test cricketer Henry Olonga has been announced as the after-dinner speaker for this year’s active-net event. Olonga made his international cricketing debut in 1995, becoming the youngest player to .... more>>
Boutique cycling heads to Dubai through stylish studio  
By Kate Cracknell

New independent cycling studio Souplesse Cycle opened in Dubai at the end of February. Owned by Inga Frolova, the 223sq m (2,400sq ft) facility is equipped by RealRyder. There are 24 bikes in the studio, which also features a fibreoptic ceiling, giving riders the impression of cycling under a starry night sky. Luminous textile panels to the sides of the stage are part of the lighting system; these are .... more>>
ukactive seeks board members to launch ‘new era’  
By Jak Phillips

ukactive is inviting applications for its new board from today (4 March) as it embarks on a “new era,” following the conclusion of a nine-month governance review. The call for applications marks the start of a new chapter for the physical activity .... more>>
Kyricos: brands must recognise the 'huge opportunity' of wellness  
By Mia Kyricos

Spa and wellness brands have a massive opportunity to shape the future of wellness by assisting consumers in their quest to live healthier, even richer lives, says Mia Kyricos, chief brand officer for Spafinder Wellness, Inc, writing in the latest .... more>>
The end of smelly gyms? Google targets body odour with new patent  
By Jak Phillips

Stinky armpits in gyms could soon be a thing of the past if Google is able to bring its latest patent to fruition. The tech giant has filed designs for an .... more>>
Can a treadmill test tell us when when we’re going to die?  
By Jak Phillips

Cardiologists who have developed a new formula to predict the likelihood of death based on a treadmill test, say fitness was the single most powerful indicator .... more>>
TRX expands EMEA team with triple appointment  
By Jak Phillips

TRX has announced three new appointments to further strengthen its EMEA team, having recently recruited Alan Holl from Virgin Active to serve as the region’s senior director. The hat-trick of new hires sees Anthony Foster .... more>>
SLM owner signals public health ambitions with weight management acquisition  
By Jak Phillips

The owner of Sports Leisure Management (SLM) has acquired wellness intervention provider Weight Management Centre as it bids to cement its position as a leading public health delivery partner. Family-owned business Castle View – which led a buyout of SLM in 2000 – took control .... more>>
Doctors call for child wellbeing to be election priority  
By Jak Phillips

Ensuring that Britain’s children are leading healthy and active lifestyles should be a top priority for all parties in the forthcoming General Election. That is the view of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health .... more>>
Wearable start-ups make leap into skipping rope sector  
By Jak Phillips

We’ve had smartwatches, smart glasses and even smart shoes. Now the humble skipping rope is the latest age-old object to be reinvigorated as a fitness-focused .... more>>
Poor pool capacity could hinder baby swimming boom, says research  
By Jak Phillips

The infant private swim school sector that has surged in the UK over the past decade is yet to reach its peak, although growth could yet be checked by a lack of pool capacity, a Swimming .... more>>
Freedom Leisure bolsters management team  
By Jak Phillips

Operator Freedom Leisure has made a double appointment as it bids to strengthen its management team, welcoming Mike Worsnop as business development manager and Alyson Zell as aquatic business manager. Worsnop boasts 18 .... more>>
Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury faces string of sexual assault lawsuits  
By Helen Andrews

The yoga entrepreneur Bikram Choudhury, the creator of the hot yoga training programme that bears his name, is facing six civil lawsuits from women accusing him of rape or assault – the .... more>>

Street smart

Active design:
Street smart

What more can the health and fitness industry do to get people more active while moving from A to B? Kath Hudson reports
Changing our DNA

Research round-up:
Changing our DNA

Taking regular exercise has the power to actually change our DNA, according to the latest findings by researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden

Supplier showcase:

We take a look at recent installations by Star Trac, Technogym and Safe Space Lockers

Promotional feature:

Gladstone showcases its new app, which has been designed to help users book and pay for classes and activities on the go

Promotional feature:

Here come the girls – Matrix offers an overview of its initiatives to promote, develop and encourage women’s sport and activity
Sam Hill and Ben Barker

Sam Hill and Ben Barker

PAN Studio's Run An Empire app aims to bring sport to a gaming generation
Making Activity normal

Editor’s letter:
Making Activity normal

Do we need legislation to get people moving, and if so are we looking for fitness’ equivalent of the smoking ban? Kate Cracknell offers her thoughts
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills

Ninety per cent of exercisers say they prefer to work out in a group – ensure your group exercise timetable has pulling power, says Les Mills UK
Staff Skills

ukactive update:
Staff Skills

ukactive CEO David Stalker outlines plans to drive the skills agenda back to the top of the priority list
Empowering women

Strength training:
Empowering women

Women tend to avoid weights for fear of looking like a bodybuilder, but strength training should be a key part of their workouts. We take a look at some best practice examples
Age inclusivity

Exercise & ageing:
Age inclusivity

As the world’s population ages, how can the wellness industry best provide for older people’s needs? Katie Barnes asks a global panel of experts
Alex Smith, Mike Geier and Tejas Shastry

Alex Smith, Mike Geier and Tejas Shastry

AMPY harnesses your own movement to charge your phone, as its co-founders explain
Product news
MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East

MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East


FitPro has signed a partnership deal with the Middle East Exercise Sports Academy (MEESA) for it to become the new distributor for Mossa in the Middle East.
Primal dream made into reality as LA Fitness selects Physical

Primal dream made into reality as LA Fitness selects Physical


LA Fitness has contracted Physical Company to create and equip ‘Primal Series’ gym floor classes and refresh its group fitness offering.
LED solution lights the way for Hyndburn leisure facility

LED solution lights the way for Hyndburn leisure facility


MHA Lighting’s new LED technology has been installed at Hyndburn Leisure Centre with the aim of reducing energy consumption and bills.
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Precor is part of the Amer Sports Corporation, with other internationally recognised brands including Wilson, Salomon, Suunto and Atomic.

For over 30 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every day, by advancing what’s possible in design innovation, member experience and service. To understand how Precor will ensure your investment in fitness equipment is maximised, view our full profile.
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Featured Suppliers
Matchmaking at the Sports & Leisure Facilities Forum

The Sports & Leisure Facilities Forum is taking place this year on 8 July, at the Hilton London Wembley hotel.
  Matchmaking at the Sports & Leisure Facilities Forum
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

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15-17 Apr 2015

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