02 Oct 2014 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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Chief Executive
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 pa
Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Company: Link4Life

Customer Relations / Sales Manager
Salary: £20-£22K
Location: Braintree, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Freelance Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Acton, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Officer (Programming and Marketing)
Salary: £21,067 - £27,323 pa
Location: Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Company: East Staffordshire Borough Council
Centre Assistants (Full/P-T)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Romsey / Andover, United Kingdom
Company: Valley Leisure Ltd
Assistant Manager - Resources
Salary: £24,000
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Cheshire County Sports Club
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Freelance Yoga Tutor
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Manchester and the Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Assistant Centre Manager - Hampton Pool
Salary: £25,500 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA London South West
Children’s Activities Manager
Salary: £20,000 – 22,000
Location: Bletchingley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: The Hawthorns School
National Sport Manager
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Mencap
Qualifications Officer
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: CYQ
Leisure Attendant
Salary: Grade 4 starting at £15,598 per annum pro rata
Location: Moss Farm, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure (Cheshire West and Chester Council)
Leisure Attendant
Salary: Grade 4 starting at £15,598 per annum
Location: Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure (Cheshire West and Chester Council)
Swim Teachers Level 1 and Level 2
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Winsford / Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £15,549 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)-Part time
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Full-Time Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Salary: £14,445 pa
Location: Oxted, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Tandridge Trust
Football Coach
Salary: -
Location: Lincoln Park, New Jersey, United States
Company: The Sports Factory

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• Exclusive: PayasUgym targets Bitcoin payments
• Tesco to kickstart wellness push
• Rugby World Cup set to boost UK hotels

Property & tenders
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
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
LIW 2014: Time for public health delivery action is now, says Stalker  
LIW 2014: Time for public health delivery action is now, says Stalker

By Jak Phillips

ukactive CEO David Stalker has said that now is the time for the physical activity sector to step forward and take action if it is to become a ‘central pillar of the nation’s public health strategy.’ During his keynote speech on the second day of Leisure Industry Week at Birmingham’s NEC, Stalker said the industry must begin to lay the foundations for growth by harnessing the knowledge gained from a broad range of recent .... more>>
Cracknell calls for responsible reporting on health and fitness  
Cracknell calls for responsible reporting on health and fitness

By Chris Dodd

Media organisations need to provide responsible health reporting to avoid compounding the UK’s growing obesity and inactivity epidemic, says Health Club Management editor Kate Cracknell. The call for considered reportage comes after claims made on the website of a national newspaper following the appearance of 5:2 diet advocate Dr Michael Mosley on ITV’s .... more>>

Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014: The winners list in full  
By Jak Phillips

Birmingham’s Motorcycle Museum was the scene for the glittering Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014 this evening (30 September), which saw a cross-section of top-performing operators collect accolades based solely on the views of their members. More than 250 health and .... more>>
UK adults spend 'five times longer' in front of screens than they do exercising: poll  
By Chris Dodd

The majority of UK adults spend five times longer in front of a TV, tablet, PC or mobile screen than they do exercising in a normal week, according to a recent .... more>>
LIW 2014 kicks off in Birmingham  
By Jak Phillips

The 26th annual Leisure Industry Week (LIW) begins this morning (30 September) at Birmingham’s NEC, with more than 200 exhibitors and 7,500 visitors expected at .... more>>
BMF promotes Mark Wood to head training tutor  
By Jak Phillips

Outdoor exercise provider British Military Fitness (BMF) has announced the appointment of Mark Wood as its new head training tutor. A nine-year health and fitness industry veteran, Wood joined BMF five-years-ago as an .... more>>
Stationary bike exercise could boost effectiveness of dialysis treatment: study  
By Chris Dodd

Patients undergoing dialysis for kidney failure could benefit from exercising on a stationary bicycle during the treatment, according to a new study from the .... more>>
Stalker: New NICE guidelines will help strengthen activity evidence base  
By Jak Phillips

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellent (NICE)’s new guidelines for commissioners regarding exercise on referral schemes have been praised by ukactive for helping to ‘drive forward the evidence base for physical activity.’ Public .... more>>
Women’s Sport Trust partners with Matrix to spotlight female role models  
By Jak Phillips

A new collaboration the Women’s Sport Trust charity and international exercise equipment manufacturer Matrix Fitness is bidding to raise the profile of role .... more>>
Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-old internet users 'interested in wearable tech'  
By Chris Dodd

Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-olds have used or hold an interest in wearable technology, according to new figures .... more>>
Joanne Bannatyne bids to bring boutique indoor cycling to the north east  
By Jak Phillips

Duncan Bannatyne's ex-wife is embarking on a new health and fitness venture as she bids to replicate London’s current indoor cycling boom in the north east of England. Joanne Bannatyne, .... more>>
Heat-sensitive wearable layer to keep body warm in cold conditions  
By Chris Dodd

Plans are afoot for the release of a wearable smart-heated base layer to keep sports enthusiasts, outdoor workers and the general public warm during the winter .... more>>
Listening to music could offer enhanced benefits for interval training: study  
By Chris Dodd

Listening to music while taking part in interval training could help exercisers to work out harder and also increase their enjoyment levels, according to a new .... more>>
Focus training targets corporate market with launch of Staff Academy  
By Jak Phillips

Health and fitness tuition provider Focus Training is making a renewed push to expand its presence in the corporate market through the launch of a new Staff Academy. The Staff Academy has been created to provide bespoke .... more>>
New research suggests exercise may help to shrink cancerous tumours  
By Chris Dodd

Exercise could bring added benefits for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, potentially reducing the amount of drugs they require, according to research .... more>>

And the winner is...

Health Club Awards:
And the winner is...

How will your club fare at this year’s Health Club Awards? Winners will be announced at LIW 2014
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills

Why Les Mills group programming can have a powerful impact on retention
Assigning a Value

ukactive update:
Assigning a Value

An upcoming report promises to put a true value on the fitness sector, say ukactive’s David Stalker
Behaviour change

Everyone’s talking about...:
Behaviour change

How can we change the nation’s psyche and get people moving? We ask our panel of experts

Interview – Paul Kienstra:

The CEO of corporate wellness specialist High Five Health Promotion talks to Kate Cracknell about entering the UK market and about pan-European growth plans
March of the microgyms

New opening:
March of the microgyms

As the microgym sector continues to grow, Dawn Tuckwell visits three new clubs in London and gives her verdict on the experience

Promotional feature:

Outlining the unique features of the Arc Trainer
Running like clockwork

Management series:
Running like clockwork

When planning a new schedule for your facility, remember to apply the ‘four Cs’, says Everyone Active’s James Bowden

Show preview – LIW 2014:

Nicky Jobson looks ahead to the highlights in store for visitors to this year’s Leisure Industry Week

Supplier showcase:

We take a look at recent installations by Technogym, Precor and Horne Engineering
Media irresponsibility

Editor’s letter:
Media irresponsibility

With the nation dying from obesity and related issues, it’s irresponsible to give people grounds to opt out of activity, says Kate Cracknell


A fitness wristband with a sting in the tail, and a new fitness workout for the face
Product news
Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform

Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform


The problem of customers not returning within a year of their first visit is being addressed by a new tool designed to improve client retention for health, wellness and beauty businesses.
Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness

Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness


The first ever Tabata Cycle workout has been launched, providing a 20 minute exercise regime that extends the four minute Tabata protocol.
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room

Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room


Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig.
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We are the trusted software partner for leisure centres, sports facilities, universities and health clubs across the UK, Ireland, and Australasia.

Gladstone Health & Leisure has been at the forefront of leisure management software technology for over 30 years.
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Featured Suppliers
New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club

Life Fitness has installed new fitness equipment at Isenhurst Country Club, which has sites in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough, East Sussex.
  New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club
Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment

As more exercisers are relying on conventional strength training to achieve their fitness goals than ever before, it’s easy to see why strength is such a focus for Precor.
  Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment

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