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Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Alicante, Spain
Company: Pavigym


Lifeguard
Salary: Up to 15,650 per annum
Location: Middlesex, United Kingdom
Company: Aspire Leisure Centre
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Ealing, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: City of Westminster, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Training offered)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: City of Westminster, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Catering Assistant
Salary: Up to £6.97 an hour
Location: Up to £6.97 an hour, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £14,135 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Duty Officers (2 posts)
Salary: Between £17,304 and £21,480 per annum
Location: King’s Lynn, United Kingdom
Company: Alive Leisure
Become a Gym Instructor or Personal Trainer
Location: Various, United Kingdom
Company: Amac Training Ltd
Personal Trainers Needed
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Lifetime
Lifetime PTA Global Maxima
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Lifetime
Personal Training Diploma
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
FDSc Sport, Exercise and Health
Salary: -
Location: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University
Team Leader - Harrow School Sports Club
Salary: £on application
Location: Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, London, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
Recreation Attendant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fareham, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
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
Dry Side Leisure Assistant
Salary: Up to £6.97 an hour
Location: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Company: GLL

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


Property & tenders
Outsourcing of Food and Beverage operation
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: MW Estates
Leisure Management Opportunity
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Soft Market Testing Opportunity
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
Inverclyde Leisure IT Provision Partner
Location: Company: Inverclyde Leisure
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
SLM owner signals public health ambitions with weight management acquisition  
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 of Weight Management Centre earlier this month for an undisclosed fee. SLM operates 102 leisure venues under the trading name Everyone Active and last year made moves towards wellness intervention .... more>>
Doctors call for child wellbeing to be election priority  
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 (RCPCH), backed by a new ComRes poll in which 94 per cent of adults said children’s healthcare should be an important priority for the NHS. .... 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>>
Nuffield Health brings in brand consultancy to bolster expansion  
By Jak Phillips

Nuffield Health has hired London-based consultancy Handsome Brands as the charity bids to drive expansion across its network of health and wellbeing services. Handsome’s brief is to .... more>>
Childhood obesity campaign combines physical activity with altruism  
By Jak Phillips

Technogym is urging health clubs around the world to get their members moving during March with the added incentive of helping to tackle childhood obesity. The latest iteration of .... more>>
Rockliffe Hall spa director Liz Holmes lands Virgin Active role  
By Jak Phillips

Spa director Liz Holmes is to leave Darlington, UK's, Rockliffe Hall after six years at the helm to take up the role of national health and beauty manager with health club chain Virgin Active. Holmes is to replace Emma .... more>>
Saunas prevent heart problems: study  
By Helen Andrews

Men who use saunas regularly are protecting themselves from heart problems, according to a study by scientists from the University of Eastern Finland, whose .... more>>
Gyms wise up to potential of extreme challenges trend  
By Jak Phillips

The growing popularity of extreme fitness challenges such as Iron Man events and triathlons has led to a raft of new training tie-ups, as health clubs scamper to offer their expertise and .... more>>
A working winter wonderland: Canadian ‘Freezeway’ conjures active commuting solution  
By Katie Buckley

Matt Gibbs, a landscape architecture student, has come up with a proposal for a frosty new transport network. An 11km (6.8m) long ‘Freezeway’ that will offer .... more>>
GP-referral specialist indie gym invests in upgrade  
By Jak Phillips

An indie club in Solihull which has attracted 20 per cent of its members through its commitment to the GP Exercise Referral Programme, has added a wide range of .... more>>
Active IQ aims to upskill college students with two-year exercise course  
By Jak Phillips

Awarding organisation Active IQ has unveiled a new two-year college diploma qualification offering an alternative to the BTEC for further education students eyeing a career in the physical .... more>>
John Oxley to swap Active Nation for Places for People Leisure  
By Jak Phillips

Active Nation managing director John Oxley is to join rival operator Places for People Leisure (PPL) as operations director and will also sit on its main Board of Directors. Oxley has spent seven years at the Active Nation helm and was previously .... more>>

Features
 A picture speaks 1,000 words

Marketing:
A picture speaks 1,000 words


Video can ignite your social media, but you need to know how to use the medium to its best effect. Manraaj Sunner offers his advice
Samantha Moyo

People:
Samantha Moyo


The co-founder of Morning Gloryville on getting the world to rise and shine
Matrix

Promotional feature:
Matrix


Here come the girls – Matrix offers an overview of its initiatives to promote, develop and encourage women’s sport and activity
Leaving a legacy

Gymtopia series:
Leaving a legacy


Ray Algar reports on the health club chain giving young homeless people a future, thanks to the legacy of Baron Carl Gripenstedt
Promoting activity

Everyone’s talking about...:
Promoting activity


Physical inactivity is a major factor in lifestyle diseases like cancer and diabetes. Is it time for a top-down intervention to get people moving?
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


News round-up:

Virgin Active partners Tough Mudder, David Stalker to step down as ukactive CEO, and filmmakers’ favourite Stoke Park unveils new gym
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
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


Interview - Sandra Dodd:

The new CEO of Places for People Leisure talks to Kate Cracknell about the company becoming a social enterprise and rolling out a private community gym brand
Sam Hill and Ben Barker

People:
Sam Hill and Ben Barker


PAN Studio's Run An Empire app aims to bring sport to a gaming generation
Exercise is medicine

Exercise referral:
Exercise is medicine


What do health and fitness providers need to know before committing to an exercise referral scheme? We offer an overview of the key points to consider
Product news
MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East

MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

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

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

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

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

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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Pulse

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.

With more than 30 years’ of commitment to building a healthier future for leisure operators, Pulse’ innovative leisure solutions help operators keep their business as fi t as their members.
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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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