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General Manager
Salary: £41,148 - £44,427 a year
Location: Derby Arena, United Kingdom
Company: Derby City Council


Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Ealing, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Compliance Manager
Salary: £20,000
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Trainee Duty Manager(s)
Salary: £15,000
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lincoln, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor (part time)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainers
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Learning Placement Stevenage
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Stevenage, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Customer Relations Manager - sales focus
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Location: Purley, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Divisional Business Manager
Salary: up to £50K plus car allowance
Location: Oxford / West London, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Dry Operations Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £16,500
Location: Mountsorrel, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Football Operations Manager - sports centre
Salary: circa £21,000 per annum
Location: N22 5QW, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Wet Operations Manager - Sports
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Location: Hillingdon, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Corporate Health Trainer
Salary: FTE £18,000-23,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Lets Get Healthy
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Mayfair, United Kingdom
Company: Matt Roberts Personal Training Company

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in this issue

• Pure Gym to push expansion despite failed merger
• ukactive criticises NICE guidelines
• Maiden voyage for Titanic Hotel


Property & tenders
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
A fantastic opportunity to acquire a prime Family Entertainment Centre
Location: Company: GVA
A Diverse Leisure Portfolio in the Mendip District of Somerset
Location: Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Sports Direct to reportedly launch in-store gyms  
Sports Direct to reportedly launch in-store gyms

By Jak Phillips

Following the news that JD Sports plans to incorporate a JD Gym into its major Newcastle store, retail and health club rival Sports Direct is eager to not be outdone and will reportedly also incorporate branded gyms above three new stores. The retail giant's new gym chain – sportsdirectfitness.com – has made .... more>>
‘Steps into Work' finds leisure opportunities for students with learning disabilities  
‘Steps into Work' finds leisure opportunities for students with learning disabilities

By Jak Phillips

GLL, the UK's largest leisure charitable social enterprise, held its first ‘Steps into Work' graduation ceremony this week, which saw eight students with learning disabilities graduate from an internship programme run by National Star College in partnership with Remploy. The ceremony at the London Aquatics Centre marked the end of a number of GLL work placements for .... more>>

Could high intensity workouts be the answer to ageing population issues?  
By Jak Phillips

One of the first studies into the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on elderly people has thrown up results suggesting six seconds bursts of exercise could have a significant impact on their health. With health services stretched to .... more>>
Controversial £9.4m leisure centre in Cumbria gets council green light  
By Jak Phillips

Allerdale Borough Council’s development panel has approved plans to build a new leisure complex in Workington, west Cumbria, .... more>>
Sports Direct shop relocation opens door to latest site for rival JD Gyms  
By Jak Phillips

Recent health club market debutant JD Sports has submitted plans to Newcastle City Council to extend its large store on Newcastle’s main shopping street and incorporate a two-storey JD Gym. .... more>>
Celebrity trainer Mark Anthony offloads Notting Hill gym  
By Jak Phillips

Celebrity fitness trainer Mark Anthony has sold his eponymous club in Notting Hill to HIIT-focused chain Heartcore Fitness for an undisclosed fee. The deal .... more>>
ClanFit Glasgow chills members with cryotherapy offering  
By Jak Phillips

Scotland has never been known for its warm climate, but members of the ClanFit gym in Glasgow were given the chance to go seriously sub-zero this week, thanks to an extreme cryotherapy treatment. BOC – an industrial and medical gases and technologies business – has developed .... more>>
UK’s biggest dedicated Parkour training facility gets a leg-up  
By Jak Phillips

The UK’s largest dedicated Parkour training facility has quadrupled in size, after North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) commissioned facilities provider Freemove to .... more>>
The Gym Group / Pure Gym merger stall due to CMA's 'narrow' view of health club market: Algar  
By Jak Phillips

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decision to refer the proposed merger of The Gym Group and Pure Gym to an in-depth investigation – a move which .... more>>
Work starts on Adwick Leisure Centre improvement plan  
By Jak Phillips

Work has got underway this week on a £1.9m regeneration project to upgrade facilities at Adwick Leisure Centre in Doncaster. Operator Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT) has .... more>>
Revealed: why consumers stop using fitness trackers  
By Jak Phillips

A new research paper examining why as many as one in three people ditch fitness trackers shortly after buying them, has found that better education of the benefits is key to ensuring more .... more>>
Exercise referral software specialist launches foundation to promote public health  
By Jak Phillips

Software provider Refer-all, which specialises in solutions to enhance the efficiency of exercise referrals from GP to leisure provider, has launched a new foundation designed to support leisure providers as they seek to work .... more>>
The definition of health and wellness according to millennials  
By Helen Andrews

Consumer research company The Hartman Group has published an infographic of ten defining attributes of ‘health and wellness,’ as perceived by millennials. .... more>>
Almost half of UK students belong to a gym: study  
By Jak Phillips

Despite the stereotypes of living on beer, black coffee and baked beans, students are actually a lot more active than we give them credit for, with almost a half of UK students belonging to .... more>>
Construction to finally start on new £8.4m Grimsby Leisure Centre  
By Jak Phillips

Work will begin on the new £8.4m Grimsby Leisure Centre this summer, after Interserve Construction was awarded the building .... more>>

Features
Industry in motion

European research:
Industry in motion


EuropeActive and Deloitte share the topline findings from their new European Market Report
What drives you?

Retention series:
What drives you?


Lose weight, tone up, get fit? Is this what your members really want from a club, and how does it affect retention? Melvyn Hillsdon reports
Fitness-kit.net special

Resistance equipment:
Fitness-kit.net special


Exciting new launches in the area of resistance equipment
Gut feeling

Research round-up:
Gut feeling


Exercise may reduce the risk of obesity thanks to its impact on good bacteria in the gut, says new research
Partnering with Coca-Cola

ukactive update:
Partnering with Coca-Cola


CEO David Stalker talks about a new tie-up with Coca-Cola and how it fits with ukactive's mission
Money talks

Member payments::
Money talks


Kath Hudson reports on payment trends in health and fitness
Caroline Pugh

People profiles:
Caroline Pugh


On a new 3D body scanner


People news:

OCL boosts outreach work with two new appointments


Supplier showcase:

Recent fitness projects by Pulse Fitness, Wattbike and Les Mills
Product news
Virgin rolls out Escape Fitness equipment

Virgin rolls out Escape Fitness equipment

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Escape Fitness’ range of functional equipment has been rolled out across Virgin Active clubs around the UK.
 
Holiday Inn awards contract to Matrix Fitness

Holiday Inn awards contract to Matrix Fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Matrix Fitness has won a contract to supply fitness equipment at three Holiday Inn properties, expanding its portfolio of hospitality sector installations.
 
Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Samsung Electronics has announced a global partnership with bicycle manufacturer Trek Bicycle. The South Korean giant is seeking to enhance the fitness and healthcare features of its mobile devices.
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With 13 fitness programmes, inspirational instructor training, the best fitness management training and marketing we want to not only create a great future for our industry, but also make the world a better place.

Les Mills is a global fitness brand that is offered in over 80 countries. We are here to help people to fall in love with fitness and learn a healthier way of life.
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UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions

UK Sport, the agency responsible for investing in high performance sport, is searching to find the next generation of Olympic champions and has turned to the Wattbike for assistance.
  UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions
One card solution for Newcastle University

Newcastle University recently upgraded its 400sq m, 125- station gym with Precor equipment and its cloud-based Preva networked fitness. The upgrade is in line with the university’s digital interactive strategy.
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Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

Life Fitness has appointed the Basildon branch of Ripped Gym as one of its elite Hammer Strength Training Centres following a major new installation worth about £300,000.
  Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

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