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General Managers
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Receptionist, Hengrove Park Leisure Centre
Salary: £12,675 per annum
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Personal Trainer
Location: Epsom, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Membership Sales Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Zumba Teacher
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Wallington, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Freelance
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Duty Manager, Part-Time (20 Hrs)
Salary: £10,025.00 - £10,656.66 actual
Location: Hampton TW12, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Health and Fitness Adviser (Part time)
Salary: £15,001 per annum, pro rata
Location: Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Company: University of Essex Campus Services
Technical Standards Manager
Salary: Circa £32,000
Location: Home-based with travel or Central London, United Kingdom
Company: CYQ
Freelance Yoga Tutors
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Regions include: Manchester and the Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Head of Inclusive Activities
Salary: -
Location: Birmingham or London, United Kingdom
Company: National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Relationship Coordinator
Salary: -
Location: Birmingham or London, United Kingdom
Company: National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Area Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA
Marketing Co ordinator
Salary: £17,000 to £20,000
Location: South Hams, Devon, United Kingdom
Company: Tone Leisure
Duty Manager (Part-Time)
Salary: Scale 3 £10,526.25 - £11,189.50
Location: East Sheen, London, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Bookings Administrator (Full Time)
Salary: £18,792 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Receptionist (Full Time)
Salary: £17,217 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Calling All Awesome Yorkshire Fit-Pros
Salary: Competitive
Location: York, Harrogate, Leeds and Wakefield, United Kingdom
Company: Fitness4mum

Training directory
 



in this issue

• We want to be the Audi A4 of gyms: Cosslett
• Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms
• Luxury art hotel plans for Edinburgh school


Property & tenders
Consultancy Services
Location: Company: Three Rivers District Council
Inverclyde Leisure Development Partner
Location: Inverclyde Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
Location: Company: Wakefield Council
Unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II* listed building in the heart of the picturesque Dee Valley
Location: Company: Lambert Smith Hampton
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
£7.5m Tewkesbury leisure centre to launch in 2016  
£7.5m Tewkesbury leisure centre to launch in 2016

By Jak Phillips

Tewkesbury Borough Council has announced that it hopes the new £7.5m Tewkesbury leisure centre will be open by July 2016, with Places for People .... more>>
Southwark Council to pilot free leisure access for young and old  
Southwark Council to pilot free leisure access for young and old

By Jak Phillips

Southwark Council is to offer free leisure access to under 18s and over 60s as the south London authority bids to make good on its pledge to provide free swim and gym access to all residents. The council has been particularly proactive in .... more>>

Boris Johnson pushes ahead with “Crossrail for Bikes”  
By Katie Buckley

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced finalised plans for a new cycle superhighway in the UK capital. After what Johnson called “one of the the biggest consultation exercises in .... more>>
Xercise4Less to push ahead with 7 new sites  
By Jak Phillips

Xercise4Less, the 21st fastest growing private company in Britain, is to launch seven new clubs by the end of April as it bids to make good on its target of 100 .... more>>
'First class' fitness facility planned for Wigan sports centre  
By Jason Holland

Work has begun on a £2.9m project to transform Howe Bridge Sports Centre into a “first class” family fitness facility. Alliance Leisure is working in .... more>>
University of Edinburgh unveils major Cardio gym refurb  
By Jak Phillips

The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Sport and Exercise (CSE) has raised the curtain on its extensive Cardio gym refurbishment, which saw the installation of 102 pieces of Precor .... more>>
Study spotlights heightened dangers of elevated cholesterol  
By Jak Phillips

Slightly high cholesterol in a person’s 30s and 40s could lead to an exponential risk of heart disease in later life, according to a study. Scientists from the .... more>>
1Rebel launches first boutique in City of London  
By Jak Phillips

After much anticipation and a raft of headlines, the first 1Rebel microgym has launched in the City of London. The company, which aims to shake-up the .... more>>
Les Mills announces 2015 global fitness tour with Reebok  
By Jak Phillips

Reebok and Les Mills are teaming up to stage a series of one-day festivals that will see mass-participation group workouts take place around the world. Having .... more>>
Crowdfunding campaign for swimming pool in London’s Thames  
By Katie Buckley

Launching next month, an online crowdfunding campaign is looking for £10m (US$15m, €13.3m) to make outdoor swimming in London’s Thames a reality. Plans for .... more>>
Lifestyle Fitness founder Carl Gripenstedt dies, aged 59  
By Jak Phillips

Moving tributes have been paid to Lifestyle Fitness chair and founder Baron Carl Gripenstedt, who has died suddenly one month shy of his 60th birthday. Regularly referred to as a ‘legend’ of the health club industry, the Swede started Competition Line (UK) – the company behind Lifestyle Fitness – in 1982. His tireless .... more>>
Exercise a vital component of PTSD treatment: study  
By Jak Phillips

A landmark research project has concluded that individualised and targeted exercise programmes are a vital part of treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. The findings, published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica are the result of work by researchers at the .... more>>
BMF becomes preferred career supplier for ex armed forces personnel  
By Jak Phillips

Outdoor exercise provider British Military Fitness (BMF) is in line to offer even more career opportunities to ex-armed forces personnel, after winning Ministry .... more>>
New fitness trackers aim to delve deeper into data  
By Jak Phillips

A new pair of fitness tracking devices from heart rate monitor specialist Mio Global have been designed to set pulses racing by offering unprecedented levels of .... more>>
Virgin Active to offer Tough Mudder training sessions  
By Jak Phillips

Virgin Active has landed an exclusive three-year partnership with Tough Mudder that will see the health club chain offer tailored training sessions to new .... more>>

Features
Frozen

Gymtopia series:
Frozen


Ray Algar reports on a pioneering fitness facility that’s been built at Antarctica’s front door
Entering a new cycle

Indoor cycling:
Entering a new cycle


Cycling microgyms are bringing a new buzz to fitness markets around the world. We round up some of the different models and offerings
Direct hit

Market analysis:
Direct hit


Sports Direct Fitness will offer gym memberships from as little as £5 a month. Jak Phillips asks an expert panel for their thoughts on the implications for the rest of the sector
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills


Les Mills rocks out final Group Fitness Experience (GFX) event in Liverpool
Pulse

Promotional feature:
Pulse


MD Chris Johnson explains why Pulse is about so much more than just equipment
One-to-one training

Everyone’s talking about...:
One-to-one training


The focus seems to be moving from personal training to small group training. Is the one-to-one model still a viable offering?
Team effort

Weight management & obesity:
Team effort


Dr Rachel Pryke of the Royal College of General Practitioners talks to Kate Cracknell about a co-operative approach to combating the obesity epidemic
New year, new strategy

Retention:
New year, new strategy


Targeting older members and focusing on social interaction are among Dr Melvyn Hillsdon’s top five tips for boosting retention in 2015


Supplier showcase:

We report on a recent project by MYZONE and Village Urban Resorts in Aberdeen


International news:

Fitness First announces plans to open 30 new clubs in India, while Vivafit continues global roll-out
The year ahead

ukactive update:
The year ahead


Will 2015 prove to be a turning point for the fitness and physical activity sector? ukactive CEO David Stalker offers his thoughts


News round-up:

JD Gyms reveals expansion plans, NHS to promote fitness apps, and Matrix retains Gym Group contract
Product news
First class fitness the aim at Wigan sports centre

First class fitness the aim at Wigan sports centre

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Work has begun on a £2.9m project to transform Howe Bridge Sports Centre into a “first class” family fitness facility.
 
Easy installation for Helmsman

Easy installation for Helmsman

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Budget gym chain easyGym has selected Helmsman to provide lockers and cubicles across its sites.
 
Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports

Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Crown Sports Lockers has unveiled a new glass door system for wooden lockers. The 8mm toughened glass doors are hung on a patent protected hinge system, and are offered in any RAL colour.
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SCIFIT leads the way in the development of scientific solutions for fitness.

SCIFIT is a leading manufacturer of inclusive fitness cardio equipment including the PRO1 Upper Body and PRO2 Total Body Exercisers.
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Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb

Goodwood Health Club has completed an asset refresh of changing areas for its 2,200 members, under the first phase of a three-to-four year site refurbishment, partnered by Craftsman Lockers.
  Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb
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