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Commercial Manager
Salary: c£40,000+bonus
Location: Guildford + UK travel, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Recreation Assistant x 2
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Location: Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Receptionists (2 x Part Time)
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Location: Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: £18,549 to £20,781 pa
Location: Brighton - Falmer, United Kingdom
Company: University of Brighton
Deputy Centre Manager
Salary: (SCP 24-29) £21,330.63 - £25,203.29
Location: Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Tone Leisure
Senior Sports Administrator
Salary: Grade 5: £24,057 - £28,695 pa
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Company: Oxford University Sport
Sports Services Manager
Salary: Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Company: Oxford University Sport
Community Sports Development Officer
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Community Sports Development Officer (NGBs)
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Apprentice Health and Fitness Advisor
Salary: £192 per week
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA Club
Sports Centre Manager
Salary: £36,000 - £37,000 pa (incl London Weighting)
Location: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Company: Westminster School
Trainee Personal Trainer - Full time / Part time
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Training Room
Duty Manager
Salary: £26,274 - £27,864
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Company: The Robert Gordon University
Sport and Leisure Assistant
Salary: £8,234 to £9,169
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: The Knole Academy
Commercial Business Manager
Salary: £26,549 - £27,343 per annum
Location: Newcastle
Company: Newcastle College
Marketing Manager
Salary: £23,827 - £26,915 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Receptionist
Salary: from £16,879 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Spa and Leisure Club Manager
Salary: £18K to £20K this will be dependant on experience
Location: Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: Hallmark Hotels

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in this issue

• Martin Long scotches LA fitness sell-off speculation
• Gym Group eyes 'Europe & beyond'
• Hotel union criticises Starwood robot plans


Property & tenders
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
The Gym Group targets equipment giants for new supply proposals  
The Gym Group targets equipment giants for new supply proposals

By Jak Phillips

The Gym Group is to undertake a review of its existing supplier contract with Matrix and is seeking proposals from a number of leading equipment providers in the health sector. A company spokesperson told Health Club Management the chain .... more>>
RunKeeper to reward users with gifts for reaching fitness goals  
RunKeeper to reward users with gifts for reaching fitness goals

By Chris Dodd

Fitness tracking application RunKeeper has partnered with mobile reward service Kilp to give users gifts and brand samples when they reach their exercise goals. The offering comes as a number of technology producers turn to the carrot and stick .... more>>

Work progressing on £13.4m beachfront leisure centre in Neath, Wales  
By Chris Dodd

The Welsh coastal region of Aberavon is to become home to a new multi-million pound leisure development with work well underway on the construction of Neath’s .... more>>
Health leaders call for emergency obesity measures  
By Jak Phillips

A group of leading GPs and health experts have called on the government to create an emergency taskforce to quell the rising epidemic of childhood obesity. In .... more>>
Nottingham to go green with solar panels on leisure centres  
By Jak Phillips

Nottingham City Council is looking to the heavens to power a number of its leisure centres, by installing solar panel canopies above the facility's car parks. .... more>>
Apple’s ‘iWatch’ could send wearable sector into overdrive: research  
By Jak Phillips

Launches of wearables from tech giants such as Apple have the potential to revolutionise the fast-growing market and “reshape the way people think,” according .... more>>
CIMSPA embarks on new partnership with IQL and IoS  
By Jak Phillips

The Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) has announced a new partnership with aquatics bodies the Institute of Qualified .... more>>
Breakfast is not 'the most important meal of the day': study  
By Helen Andrews

Breakfast is not the most important meal of the day, contrary to popular belief that food eaten after a good night’s sleep is vital to kickstart metabolism and .... more>>
Have scientists cracked the brain's code for exercise motivation?  
By Chris Dodd

Scientists may have discovered the part of the brain responsible for exercise motivation, according to a study in the Journal of Neuroscience. The .... more>>
Losing weight could help to increase brain power: study  
By Chris Dodd

Losing weight and reducing BMI levels could lead to increased brain power, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Having a high .... more>>
Second LAX premium health club launches in South Kensington  
By Jak Phillips

LA fitness has converted its flagship South Kensington club into the chain’s second LAX site, signalling its commitment to .... more>>
Revealed: The top 10 biggest gym pet peeves  
By Jak Phillips

Selfie-snapping narcissists are the biggest pain in the gluteals for British gymgoers, according to a survey uncovering the nation’s most annoying health club .... more>>
60,000 UK youngsters take part in activity initiative targeting deprived areas  
By Jak Phillips

Approximately 7,500 trained sports leaders helped over 61,000 young people run, jump, skip and dance their way to activity participation this summer as part of .... more>>
Steve Barrett to join fitness startup 1Rebel as programme director  
By Jak Phillips

Soon to be launched gym chain 1Rebel has scored an early coup by securing the services of marketing and fitness guru Steve Barrett as the group’s programme .... more>>
Exclusive: Martin Long scotches LA fitness sell-off speculation  
By Jak Phillips

LA fitness CEO Martin Long has played down media speculation that LA fitness will offload more than the 33 clubs outlined in its CVA (company Voluntary Arrangement) and says the company is focused on pushing forward. Reports implied that the .... more>>

Features
Active design

Wellness cities:
Active design


Could adopting a different approach to city design and planning help make the UK population healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
Getting the UK active

ukactive update:
Getting the UK active


CEO David Stalker looks ahead to National Fitness Day, which swings into action this September
Fitness-kit.net special

Drinks:
Fitness-kit.net special


A round-up of the latest drink products to boost your club’s secondary spend


People news:

Matrix Fitness bolsters UK sales force, IHRSA appoints new chair, and Alan Cuthbert joins Pavigym
Fitness of the future

Activity tracking:
Fitness of the future


Tech-savvy members are using apps and devices to take fitness into their own hands. Are you ready for the health tech revolution?
Movers & Shakers

IHRSA Europe update:
Movers & Shakers


IHRSA unveils the world’s top health and fitness brands in this year’s Global 25 report
Obesity responsibility

Editor’s letter:
Obesity responsibility


How should we define obesity – is it a disease, a disability or a lifestyle condition? And why does this definition matter? Kate Cracknell shares her thoughts
Safe and sound

Child welfare:
Safe and sound


The Child Protection in Sport Unit is turning its attention to helping the leisure sector put safeguards in place
Theory into practice

Mind-body:
Theory into practice


Amanda Baker investigates how much of an impact new research findings have on the way mind-body classes are delivered in gyms
Indoor revolution

Cycling round-up:
Indoor revolution


We round up some of the latest products that are helping to power the boom in indoor cycling


News round-up:

Pure Gym and The Gym Group scrap merger plans, Gymbox secures £10m capital, 1Rebel’s crowdfunding investment drive, and Google launches first smartwatch
Technogym

Promotional feature:
Technogym


Reporting on the world’s first Let’s Move for a Better World Challenge
Product news
Technogym wins Rio Olympics supply contract

Technogym wins Rio Olympics supply contract

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

With two years to go to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Technogym has been selected as the official fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centres.
 
Scottish council selects Syx software

Scottish council selects Syx software

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Syx Automations has won its first contract in Scotland after Argyll and Bute Council selected the company to install its ‘ReCreateX’ software suite across its leisure venues.
 
Exercise through walking with the BungyPump training pole

Exercise through walking with the BungyPump training pole

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

BungyPump is a training pole that offers a versatile and social way to exercise through walking. The device was originally developed as a summer training aid for elite cross-country skiers.
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