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Facilities Manager
Salary: up to £50,000
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Female Gym Supervisor
Salary: £18,311
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: LSE Students' Union
Become a Gym Instructor - guaranteed interviews!
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Duty Managers
Salary: c£18,500
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Fitness Instructor
Salary: £4.18 - £6.31 per hour
Location: North Devon, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Fitness First Middle East
Location: Middle East
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Become a LES MILLS Exercise to Music Instructor!
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Qualify with Premier Training and work for PURE GYM!
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
PT Hammersmith and North Finchley
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Redditch, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Manachester, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Manchester, Debdale, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
General Managers
Salary: £28,000 - £36,000 (experience)
Location: Stevenage / Luton / Boston / Leeds / Plymouth
Company: truGym
Franchise Opportunities
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Fit4Less
Team Leader
Salary: GRADE D £17,980 - £20,400 pro rata
Location: Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Company: Erewash Borough Council
Leisure Attendant Health and Fitness
Salary: GRADE B £13,725- £15,598 pro rata
Location: Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Company: Erewash Borough Council
Community Club and Coach Officer (Training)
Salary: Circa £22,000 - £25,000 (F/T)
Location: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Company: Disability Sports Coach Ltd

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in this issue

• Martin Long scotches LA fitness sell-off speculation
• Gym Group eyes 'Europe & beyond'
• Hotel union criticises Starwood robot plans


Property & tenders
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Denmark's House of Culture to open in 2016  
Denmark's House of Culture to open in 2016

By Katie Buckley

Work has started on Copenhagen’s House of Culture and Movement (Ku.Be.) in Denmark, aimed at engaging the local population in a healthy and active .... more>>
Club Managers Association names Michael Braidwood new director of education  
Club Managers Association names Michael Braidwood new director of education

By Jak Phillips

The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) has appointed Michael Braidwood as its new director of education, charged with overseeing the roll-out of a new educational pathway. The association – whose members are involved in the management of sports clubs, health and fitness clubs, leisure, city and dining .... more>>

The Gym Group targets equipment giants for new supply proposals  
By Jak Phillips

The Gym Group is to undertake a review of its existing supplier contract with Matrix and is seeking proposals from a number of leading equipment providers in .... more>>
RunKeeper to reward users with gifts for reaching fitness goals  
By Chris Dodd

Fitness tracking application RunKeeper has partnered with mobile reward service Kilp to give users gifts and brand samples when they reach their exercise goals. .... more>>
Work progressing on £13.4m beachfront leisure centre in Neath, Wales  
By Chris Dodd

The Welsh coastal region of Aberavon is to become home to a new multi-million pound leisure development with work well underway on the construction of Neath’s .... more>>
Health leaders call for emergency obesity measures  
By Jak Phillips

A group of leading GPs and health experts have called on the government to create an emergency taskforce to quell the rising epidemic of childhood obesity. In .... more>>
Nottingham to go green with solar panels on leisure centres  
By Jak Phillips

Nottingham City Council is looking to the heavens to power a number of its leisure centres, by installing solar panel canopies above the facility's car parks. .... more>>
Apple’s ‘iWatch’ could send wearable sector into overdrive: research  
By Jak Phillips

Launches of wearables from tech giants such as Apple have the potential to revolutionise the fast-growing market and “reshape the way people think,” according .... more>>
CIMSPA embarks on new partnership with IQL and IoS  
By Jak Phillips

The Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) has announced a new partnership with aquatics bodies the Institute of Qualified .... more>>
Breakfast is not 'the most important meal of the day': study  
By Helen Andrews

Breakfast is not the most important meal of the day, contrary to popular belief that food eaten after a good night’s sleep is vital to kickstart metabolism and .... more>>
Have scientists cracked the brain's code for exercise motivation?  
By Chris Dodd

Scientists may have discovered the part of the brain responsible for exercise motivation, according to a study in the Journal of Neuroscience. The .... more>>
Losing weight could help to increase brain power: study  
By Chris Dodd

Losing weight and reducing BMI levels could lead to increased brain power, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Having a high .... more>>
Second LAX premium health club launches in South Kensington  
By Jak Phillips

LA fitness has converted its flagship South Kensington club into the chain’s second LAX site, signalling its commitment to .... more>>
Revealed: The top 10 biggest gym pet peeves  
By Jak Phillips

Selfie-snapping narcissists are the biggest pain in the gluteals for British gymgoers, according to a survey uncovering the nation’s most annoying health club .... more>>
60,000 UK youngsters take part in activity initiative targeting deprived areas  
By Jak Phillips

Approximately 7,500 trained sports leaders helped over 61,000 young people run, jump, skip and dance their way to activity participation this summer as part of .... more>>

Features
Getting the UK active

ukactive update:
Getting the UK active


CEO David Stalker looks ahead to National Fitness Day, which swings into action this September


International news:

Turkish operator MACFit rolls out its new budget concept, while Fitness First Middle East opens three new sites
Fitness of the future

Activity tracking:
Fitness of the future


Tech-savvy members are using apps and devices to take fitness into their own hands. Are you ready for the health tech revolution?
Show them you care

Management series:
Show them you care


Chris Lane reports on the link between good management and customer care, outlining how a focus on staff satisfaction can translate into huge benefits for end customers
Active design

Wellness cities:
Active design


Could adopting a different approach to city design and planning help make the UK population healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports


People news:

Matrix Fitness bolsters UK sales force, IHRSA appoints new chair, and Alan Cuthbert joins Pavigym
Fitness-kit.net special

Drinks:
Fitness-kit.net special


A round-up of the latest drink products to boost your club’s secondary spend


News round-up:

Pure Gym and The Gym Group scrap merger plans, Gymbox secures £10m capital, 1Rebel’s crowdfunding investment drive, and Google launches first smartwatch
Give back to move forward

Gymtopia series:
Give back to move forward


Ray Algar reports on US charity-powered gym The Movement
What’s hot in spa?

Spa experiences:
What’s hot in spa?


Spa products for health clubs have moved way beyond just sauna and steamrooms. We take a look at some exciting new options
Movers & Shakers

IHRSA Europe update:
Movers & Shakers


IHRSA unveils the world’s top health and fitness brands in this year’s Global 25 report
Technogym

Promotional feature:
Technogym


Reporting on the world’s first Let’s Move for a Better World Challenge
Product news
Infrared heating gives pilates classes a sunny disposition

Infrared heating gives pilates classes a sunny disposition

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Five Infrarad heaters are creating the ideal temperature at classes at the Love Pilates studio in Glasgow.
 
Technogym wins Rio Olympics supply contract

Technogym wins Rio Olympics supply contract

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

With two years to go to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Technogym has been selected as the official fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centres.
 
Scottish council selects Syx software

Scottish council selects Syx software

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Syx Automations has won its first contract in Scotland after Argyll and Bute Council selected the company to install its ‘ReCreateX’ software suite across its leisure venues.
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With 13 fitness programmes, inspirational instructor training, the best fitness management training and marketing we want to not only create a great future for our industry, but also make the world a better place.

Les Mills is a global fitness brand that is offered in over 80 countries. We are here to help people to fall in love with fitness and learn a healthier way of life.
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Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom



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Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center and the University of South Alabama, Mobile Bay, United States



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