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General Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Norwich, United Kingdom
Company: Bewilderwood


Group Exercise & Fitness Manager
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: Southwark
Company: The Bankside Health Club
Fitness Apprentice
Salary: -
Location: Fit4Less Cheadle, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £18,845 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Surrey , United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Sales - National Accounts Manager
Salary: £30,000-£50,000
Location: London, Midlands or similar, United Kingdom
Company: Anytime Leisure
Regional Account Manager
Salary: OTE £35K-£40K
Location: Midlands and South, United Kingdom
Company: Harlands Group
Recreation Assistant
Salary: £15,500-£16,500
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Part Time Operations Assistants
Salary: Competitive
Location: Middlesex, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
Full-Time & Part-Time Personal Trainers
Salary: £20k OTE plus additional personal training income
Location: West London, United Kingdom
Company: Hogarth Group - The Park Club
Gym Instructor
Salary: £16,200-£18,300
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Principal Consultant
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Max Associates
Centre Manager - Manchester Climbing Centre
Salary: Competitive
Location: Manchester
Company: Climbing Centre Group Ltd
Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach
Salary: Upon application
Location: Chiswick, West London
Company: G14
Bookings Administrator (Full Time)
Salary: £18,792 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Health and Fitness Coach (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
Casual Duty Managers (Sport and Fitness Centres)
Salary: Scale 3, £9.40 per hour
Location: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Casual Leisure Assistants
Salary: Scale 1c, £8.80 per hour
Location: London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Casual Sports Coach / Instructor - Trampolining
Salary: Level 2 = £17 per hour. Level 3 = £25 per hour.
Location: Teddington and/or Hampton, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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in this issue

• Labour reveals vision for activity-focused NHS
• Snap Fitness targets UK rollout
• The Student Hotel to target millennials


Property & tenders
Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
Location: Company: Test Valley
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Leisure Management Contract: Market Engagement Day
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot Company: Rushmoor Borough Council
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom Company: Global Geoparks Network
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County 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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Serco to sell leisure arm  
Serco to sell leisure arm

By Jak Phillips

Up to 70 UK leisure and sports facilities face an uncertain future after operator Serco announced plans to sell its leisure arm. Services giant Serco is looking to offload several of its ‘non-core’ businesses as part of a strategy overhaul, ahead of .... more>>
East Lindsey to tackle obesity issues with new leisure trust  
East Lindsey to tackle obesity issues with new leisure trust

By Ashley Harrison

East Lindsey District Council (ELDC) has set up a charitable trust to run leisure and cultural services within the district and to implement a health .... more>>

Van Gogh glowing cycle trail shimmers in Netherlands  
By Katie Buckley

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has unveiled what is arguably the world’s most artistic cycle path in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Vincent Van Gogh’s .... more>>
JD Gyms poised for growth  
By Kate Cracknell

Retail megabrand JD Sports, which announced its entry into the gym market with the launch of its new JD Gyms brand in early 2014, has outlined plans for expansion in 2015. Due to launch its second club in December 2014 in Liverpool city centre - .... more>>
Fitness First India invests US$26m in 30 new fitness clubs  
By Helen Andrews

Fitness First Group has announced plans to spend more than Rs160 crores (US$26m, €21m, £16.4m) on its expansion in India, to open 30 new premium fitness clubs .... more>>
Fitness firms urged to upskill young employees through free apprenticeship scheme  
By Jak Phillips

Active leisure employers are being urged to grasp the opportunity to improve the skills and expertise of more young people in the sector through a free scheme .... more>>
Fitness wearables will dip, but then bounce back, says study  
By Kath Hudson

Wearable fitness devices are projected to dip in popularity in the short term, but bounce back in 2016, according to new research. Analyst Gartner believes .... more>>
Exercise could help arthritis sufferers: study  
By Kath Hudson

New research has found that regular exercise and physical therapy may benefit people with hip and knee arthritis. The study, carried out at the University of Otago in New Zealand, involved 206 people over two years. It found that those who did exercise and/or physical therapy had greater improvements in pain, stiffness and physical function than those who received usual medical care alone. There is a .... more>>
Shocking stats show obesity costs as much as smoking  
By Kath Hudson

The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or the war on terror and more than both alcoholism and climate change, according to new research. .... more>>
Fitness gadget could mean you never have to plug your phone in again  
By Kath Hudson

No longer will your phone running out of juice be a problem: providing you are prepared to have a quick run. New gadget AMPY converts energy from motion into battery life to charge any USB-powered device. A 30-minute run, 10,000 steps or an hour’s .... more>>
Exercise can raise the pain barrier: study  
By Kath Hudson

Scientists have found that an individual’s post-workout level of pain sensitivity could indicate their chances of developing chronic pain. In a study carried out by the Rutgers School of .... more>>
MPs get on board to tackle physical inactivity  
By Kath Hudson

MPs attending the first ever first Parliamentary Debate on physical activity have agreed the government has a large role to play in kickstarting a reversal of the current trend towards .... more>>
Exercise shown to help kidney disease patients  
By Kath Hudson

Simple exercises can help improve the health of patients with kidney disease, according to research carried out at London’s King’s College Hospital. Researchers found that 12 months of exercise-based rehabilitation significantly slowed the rate of .... more>>
£9m transformation of Parklands Leisure Centre and Wigston Pool underway  
By Jak Phillips

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council is to invest £9m into improvement works for two leisure centres as part of a drive to boost participation levels across all .... more>>
Adventure operator launches £2m Airspace indoor trampoline park  
By Ashley Harrison

A £2m indoor urban sports and trampoline park is set to open at the Playsport complex in East Kilbride. AirSpace, a ‘spring loaded urban playground’ will be .... more>>

Features
Being Socially useful

Editor’s letter:
Being Socially useful


Health clubs and leisure centres should embrace the commercial opportunity derived from being ‘socially useful’, says Kate Cracknell
The winners

Health Club Awards:
The winners


Meet the winning health and fitness clubs, announced at the recent Health Club Awards, as voted for by club members around the UK
Matrix Fitness

Promotional feature:
Matrix Fitness


Matrix Fitness rounds up the news from its elite cycling team
Gerflor

Promotional feature:
Gerflor


An overview of Gerflor’s work with premium health club operator David Lloyd Leisure
fitness-kit.net special

Lockers:
fitness-kit.net special


We round up some of the latest innovations in the world of lockers
Keep on running

Service & maintenance:
Keep on running


Innovations in service and maintenance can keep frustrating ‘out of order’ signs from appearing in your club. Kate Langrish reports


Lightweights:

Swiss hostel offers wellness on a shoestring, and a new cycling-focused hotel opens in Japan
Party Conferences

ukactive update:
Party Conferences


CEO of ukactive David Stalker reviews the themes and moods at the recent Labour and Conservative Party conferences
Show me the money

Management series:
Show me the money


Health clubs rise and fall on the strength of their financial control and keeping the confidence of stakeholders, says Katherine Selby
LIW 2014

Show review:
LIW 2014


Nicky Jobson reports on all the news, excitement and product launches from this year’s Leisure Industry Week, which took place at the Birmingham NEC
Wearing it well

Wearable technology:
Wearing it well


We catch up with the latest products in wearable technology – a market that’s expected to be worth US$2bn by 2018


Supplier showcase:

We report on recent projects by Precor, Life Fitness and Prospec
Product news
London studio chooses Physical Company kit

London studio chooses Physical Company kit

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Physical Company has been selected as equipment supplier for a newly opened studio in London.
 
Taking the F.I.T challenge in the face of obesity

Taking the F.I.T challenge in the face of obesity

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Forever Living Products' new weight management programme ‘F.I.T’ has been launched in the UK, at a time when obesity levels in the country continue to rise.
 
London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people

London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A range of skin and bodycare products designed for active people by active people has been launched. British entrepreneur Lara Morgan is the creative force behind ‘activbod’.
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Star Trac

Star Trac offer a complete line of cardiovascular, strength and functional training equipment.

Star Trac is a fitness company focused on customer relationships, solutions that help our clients grow and fitness equipment design innovation.
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Featured Suppliers
Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength

Life Fitness’ multi-site contract with Serco has been extended for a further five years under which it will provide fitness equipment across the management company’s entire leisure portfolio.
  Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength
Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers

A new brand has emerged in the health and fitness industry offering a new alternative to the way supplements are consumed.
  Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers

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