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General Manager
Salary: £41,148 - £44,427 a year
Location: Derby Arena, United Kingdom
Company: Derby City Council


Leisure Centre Manager - Trampoline Park
Salary: £30k plus bonus
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: AirHop
SDO Multi-Sports Instructors
Salary: IRO £18,500 pa tax free
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce
Group Exercise Class Teachers and Personal Trainers
Salary: Basic salary IRO £17,000 pa tax free + bonus
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce
Director of Recreation and Spa (5 star resort hotel)
Salary: Up to £2,500 month tax free plus benefits
Location: United Arab Emirates
Company: LeisureForce
Female Fitness Trainer Supervisor
Salary: IRO £1,650 month tax free plus benefits
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce
General Manager (large Outdoor Activities Complex)
Salary: Up to £35,000 pa
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: LeisureForce
Sales and Membership Executive
Salary: Competitive
Location: Longfield, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: Handpicked Hotels
Sports and Outdoor Education Officer
Salary: £23,715 - £26,640 (inc London weighting)
Location: Canalside Centre, Kensington & Chelsea, United Kingdom
Company: Epic CIC
Cycle Manager
Salary: £30,311 - £33,998 a year
Location: Derby Arena, United Kingdom
Company: Derby City Council
Instructor
Salary: -
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Les Mills
Pool Manager
Salary: c £25k
Location: Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
Company: Parkdean
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Bramley Baths
Business Strategy Manager
Salary: Band 9: £27,323 - £28,922 pa
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Gedling Borough Council
Fitness Instructor/Duty Manager
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 excluding monthly bonus
Location: Hammersmith, West London, United Kingdom
Company: Charing Cross Sports Club
General Manager
Salary: Circa £47,500 per annum plus benefits
Location: Scarborough, United Kingdom
Company: Sheffield International Venues

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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
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
A Diverse Leisure Portfolio in the Mendip District of Somerset
Location: Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
‘Steps into Work' finds leisure opportunities for students with learning disabilities  
‘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 National Star College in partnership with Remploy. The ceremony at the London Aquatics Centre marked the end of a number of GLL work placements for .... more>>
Could high intensity workouts be the answer to ageing population issues?  
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 capacity and the number of elderly people worldwide set to soar, the challenge to minimise age-related ill health has taken on greater significance, with exercise frequently .... 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>>
Revealed: why consumers stop using fitness trackers  
By Jak Phillips

A new research paper examining why as many as one in three people ditch fitness trackers shortly after buying them, has found that better education of the benefits is key to ensuring more .... more>>
Exercise referral software specialist launches foundation to promote public health  
By Jak Phillips

Software provider Refer-all, which specialises in solutions to enhance the efficiency of exercise referrals from GP to leisure provider, has launched a new foundation designed to support leisure providers as they seek to work .... more>>
The definition of health and wellness according to millennials  
By Helen Andrews

Consumer research company The Hartman Group has published an infographic of ten defining attributes of ‘health and wellness,’ as perceived by millennials. .... more>>
Almost half of UK students belong to a gym: study  
By Jak Phillips

Despite the stereotypes of living on beer, black coffee and baked beans, students are actually a lot more active than we give them credit for, with almost a half of UK students belonging to .... more>>
Construction to finally start on new £8.4m Grimsby Leisure Centre  
By Jak Phillips

Work will begin on the new £8.4m Grimsby Leisure Centre this summer, after Interserve Construction was awarded the building .... more>>
Sports Direct shares shrink despite punchy profits  
By Jak Phillips

The latest high-profile entrant to the health and fitness industry had analysts scratching their heads on Thursday (17 July), as shares in Sports Direct dropped more than three per cent in .... more>>

Features
Attracting investors

Everyone's talking about...:
Attracting investors


As the economic climate improves, what should operators be doing to catch the attention of investors? We ask our panel of experts


UK news round-up:

UK surpasses 8 million gym members, Sports Direct takes control of its first site, Apple unveils plans for its new tracking platform, and Disney drafted in to get kids fit
Gerflor

Promotional feature:
Gerflor


Gerflor completes its installation at Metro Fitness in Stockport, owned by European boxing champion Matthew Hatton and his father Ray
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?
Molly Crockett

People profiles:
Molly Crockett


Molly Crockett on precommitment


Lightweights:

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

Member payments::
Money talks


Kath Hudson reports on payment trends in health and fitness
Fitness-kit.net special

Resistance equipment:
Fitness-kit.net special


Exciting new launches in the area of resistance equipment
Gut feeling

Research round-up:
Gut feeling


Exercise may reduce the risk of obesity thanks to its impact on good bacteria in the gut, says new research
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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Whether it’s state-of-the-art sustainable turnkey design and build developments or inclusive, energy saving, stylish fitness equipment, complete with a superlative motivational entertainment and education package – Pulse has it all.

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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.
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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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04-07 Aug 2014

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IDEA World Fitness Convention

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA , United States



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