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Club Manager of Premier London Site
Salary: OTE £48,000 Basic £24,000 – £30,000 + BONUS up to £24,000
Location: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Way


Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Enfield, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
General Managers - Pools and Fitness
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, gym, private medical
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Company: Fusion Lifestyle
Sales and Marketing Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Stevenage, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Lifeguard / Relief Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Shipston On Stour, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Leisure Club Manager
Salary: £25k+ Benefits
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Renard Resources
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £18,845 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Camden, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Camden, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Hounslow, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Cafe Supervisor
Salary: £9.00 - £9.50 per hour + gym membership, 22 days holiday and more
Location: London, England
Company: Fusion Lifestyle
Sport and Health Development Officer
Salary: £24,184 per annum
Location: Northampton – Any Northampton Leisure Trust Facility, United Kingdom
Company: Northampton Leisure Trust
Customer Relationship Manager
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: West London, United Kingdom
Company: British Military Fitness
Receptionist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Xercise 4 Less
Housekeeper
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Xercise 4 Less
Aztec Manager
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
Location: Torquay
Company: TLH Leisure Resort
Membership Consultant
Salary: Salary £13,000 + commission
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Xercise 4 Less

Training directory
 



in this issue

• Liverpool FC kicks off £75m stadium expansion
• Les Mills: No workout, no meeting
• Harry Potter-themed hotel aims to enchant


Property & tenders
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
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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Zoggs teams up with swimming star Adam ‘Ocean’ Walker  
Zoggs teams up with swimming star Adam ‘Ocean’ Walker

By Jak Phillips

Swimming equipment supplier Zoggs has announced the appointment of renowned endurance athlete Adam ‘Ocean’ Walker as its open water / triathlon swimming ambassador. Walker hit the headlines earlier this year when he became the first Briton to complete the Oceans7 - known as the toughest seven ocean swims on the .... more>>
Emaar unveils wellness retreat The Burj Club in Downtown Dubai  
Emaar unveils wellness retreat The Burj Club in Downtown Dubai

By Helen Andrews

Dubai developer of integrated communities, Emaar Properties, has opened The Burj Club – an exclusive fitness and wellness retreat in Downtown Dubai, adjacent to the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa. The 6,320sq ft (62, 028sq ft) five-storey health club comprises a fitness centre, spa, juice bar and .... more>>

Leisure Industry Week announces new two-day format  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure Industry Week (LIW) organiser UBM Live has unveiled a new two-day format for the longstanding trade event, part of its ongoing repositioning strategy. Having seen falling attendances in recent years, UBM teamed up with ukactive to survey more than more than 40,000 industry professionals for their feedback on the show. This information, .... more>>
EU courts rule obesity can be classed as a disability  
By Jak Phillips

Employers across Europe may be forced to make adjustments to work environments to accommodate overweight employees, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that obesity can constitute a disability within European law. .... more>>
A good year: ukactive profits jump 123 per cent  
By Jak Phillips

Physical activity sector representative body ukactive has reported a strong set of annual financial figures, with turnover increasing by £2.3m and profits up 123 per cent. At the organisation’s recent AGM, it was announced that the audited .... more>>
When we burn fat, how does our body get rid of it?  
By Jak Phillips

Despite generally being good at helping clients banish excess fat, a surprisingly high number of personal trainers and health professionals have little or no idea of where it actually goes. That is the finding of a new study from the University of .... more>>
Exercise helps ease pain of MS and slows brain deterioration: study  
By Ashley Harrison

Physical activity may help counter the debilitating physical symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and delay the associated cognitive impairment, researchers have .... more>>
New scheme offers shopping vouchers to those who exercise
 
By Ashley Harrison

A physical activity loyalty card (PAL), which rewards users with shopping vouchers, has been launched in Northern Ireland with the aim of combating inactivity. .... more>>
Body weight training named top exercise trend for 2015  
By Jak Phillips

Body weight training looks set to be the hottest exercise trend for the health and fitness sector in 2015, according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Worldwide Survey of .... more>>
ukactive set to elect new governing board following review  
By Jak Phillips

Physical activity sector representative body ukactive is to elect a new board early in the new year with fewer members, following a formal review of the organisation’s governance structure. ukactive announced in June that a governance evaluation – .... more>>
Cost still biggest barrier to physical activity, finds HAFOS 2014  
By Jak Phillips

Cost remains one of the most significant barriers to physical activity, with cut-price deals the most effective way to incentivise exercise among UK consumers, .... more>>
Bannatyne finance director arrested – accused of multi-million pound fraud  
By Liz Terry

The Bannatyne Group's director of finance, Christopher Watson, has been arrested by Durham Police on suspicion of fraud. He sits on the company's main board. Durham Police have made a short statement, saying: "We confirm a 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a multi-million pound fraud on a Darlington-based .... more>>
Parks and trails could mobilise city dwellers  
By Kath Hudson

Providing public parks, walking and biking trails is the most cost-effective way of increasing physical activity in urban populations, according to a new systematic review in the American .... more>>
Low cost gyms make waves on Fast Track 100 list  
By Jak Phillips

Pure Gym, Xercise4Less and The Gym Group have all been named on the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100, as low cost operators put in a strong showing on the list of UK private companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years. In a sign that there is plenty more to come in terms of growth for .... more>>
Obesity cuts lives short by ‘up to 8 years’  
By Jak Phillips

Being severely obese can cut a person’s life short by up to eight years and cause decades of ill health, according to a study carried out by researchers from .... more>>

Features
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


International news:

Fitness First opens its third club in Kuwait, and the 4,000sq ft club Acibadem Sports opens in Istanbul
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
Fasting find

Research round-up:
Fasting find


A groundbreaking US study has found that fasting can strengthen the immune system, and may have a role to play in healthy ageing
Interaction = progress = retention

Retention series:
Interaction = progress = retention


Does interaction with fitness staff impact on member progress, and does this have an effect on retention? Melvyn Hillsdon reports
Gantner

Promotional feature:
Gantner


Have you considered installing fingerprint access technology in your club?
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
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


News round-up:

Fitness First to sell off German estate, and PHE publishes new framework to combat inactivity


People news:

Scott Rolfe is appointed CEO of Halo, and Mark Talley swaps LA fitness for Everyone Active
fitness-kit.net special

Lockers:
fitness-kit.net special


We round up some of the latest innovations in the world of lockers


People:

We meet the inventors of the Act Alarm Clock, StepJockey calorie converter and One World Futbol
Product news
EMS-based training programme launches in the UK

EMS-based training programme launches in the UK

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A new personal training programme is hoping to be at the forefront of an increased uptake in the UK of electronic muscle stimulation (EMS) as an effective workout.
 
Second facility opening for 1Life as council contract is extended

Second facility opening for 1Life as council contract is extended

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

1Life is opening its second facility of 2014 as part of a five year extension of its leisure services contract with Wokingham Borough Council.
 
Dynamic DynaBar tops taste test

Dynamic DynaBar tops taste test

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A taste test at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre, training home for a number of the UK’s leading athletes, has revealed the best tasting high protein bar on the market.
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Company profile
Craftsman Quality Lockers

With years of experience, the Craftsman team offer invaluable advice on changing room layouts, with specific attention to the importance of separating wet and dry areas.

The Craftsman team are experts in space planning changing rooms right across the leisure industry.
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