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Temporary Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: East Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: Chailey Heritage Foundation


General Managers
Salary: £28,000 - £36,000 (experience)
Location: Stevenage / Luton / Boston / Leeds / Plymouth
Company: truGym
Recreation Attendant
Salary: £15,500 & £16,200 per year
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Membership Advisor
Salary: £15,500 & 16,500 per year with an uncapped commission
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Club Manager
Salary: -
Location: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Company: East Glos Glub
Fitness Supervisor
Salary: £19,644 per annum
Location: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University.
Gym Instructor
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Amac Training Ltd
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,500 & £18,500 per year
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Fitness Coach and Group Exercise Coordinator
Salary: £16,143 per annum, pro-rata
Location: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University.
Sports Centre Manager
Salary: Salary Scale 32 - 38 (£30,648 - £35,406)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Westminster Academy
Centre Manager
Salary: 34k OTE
Location: Trafford, United Kingdom
Company: Trafford Community Leisure
Senior Fitness Instructor at The Grammar
Salary: Competitive
Location: Trafford, United Kingdom
Company: Trafford Community Leisure
Trainee Personal Trainer - Full time / Part time
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Training Room
Sport & Physical Activity Development Officer
Salary: £25,759 - £27,318
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Company: The Robert Gordon University
Fitness Instructor - Consultant - Freelance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Gravesend, United Kingdom
Company: NRG Gym Limited
Community Health Coach
Salary: £16k - £24k
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Live Well Luton

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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
Revealed: why consumers stop using fitness trackers  
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 “happily ever afters” between consumers and their wearables. The report, Perspective: The Consumer Experience — Why .... more>>
Exercise referral software specialist launches foundation to promote public health  
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 closely with local authorities in the area of public health. The Refer-all Foundation has been set up to provide the tools for .... 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>>
Sports Direct shares shrink despite punchy profits  
By Jak Phillips

The latest high-profile entrant to the health and fitness industry had analysts scratching their heads on Thursday (17 July), as shares in Sports Direct dropped more than three per cent in .... more>>
TRX broadens training reach with Lifetime partnership  
By Jak Phillips

TRX is aiming to bring its education range of training courses to the wider market through a six-month exclusive partnership with provider Lifetime Training. TRX education courses have never been delivered by a training provider in the UK before .... more>>
Wrestling star The Rock to spearhead énergie fitness initiative  
By Jak Phillips

Health club franchise the énergie Group has taken the unusual step of teaming up with summer Hollywood blockbuster Hercules to launch a new fitness campaign encouraging members to ‘train like a Gladiator’. The film – starring wrestling legend .... more>>
Achmea withdraws from health club sector  
By Kate Cracknell

Dutch health insurance provider Achmea has withdrawn from the fitness sector, pulling the plug on its chain of Achmea Health Centers. Only in November, .... more>>
Pixformance tracking system powers first Lovfit  
By Kate Cracknell

New operation Lovfit Sports Club opened its first club in the heart of Berlin, Germany, on 30 June. Lovfit has been conceived as a smaller, community type of .... more>>
iPhone 6 and iOS8 could foster progression for booming fitness technology market  
By Chris Dodd

Apple is expected to continue its push into the health and fitness technology market when it releases the iPhone 6 and its new iOS8 operating system. The .... more>>
9.8 Gravity takes off in Madrid  
By Kate Cracknell

The second 9.8 Gravity Training Studio has opened in Madrid, Spain. Owned by Daniel Meneses and targeting men and women with medium to high purchasing power, the new 160sq m (1,722sq ft) .... more>>
€12m growth funding for Fitness Hut  
By Kate Cracknell

Low-cost operator Fitness Hut has announced it completed a transaction with Portuguese investment fund Oxy Capital on 2 July, providing the chain with access to .... more>>
Pure Gym to push forward with expansion despite failed merger  
By Jak Phillips

Low cost operator Pure Gym plans to banish the blues of its failed merger with The Gym Group by foraging ahead with a substantial expansion, possibly aided by further attempted acquisitions. In the wake of yesterday’s news .... more>>
Google continues wearable tech push with smart lens plans  
By Chris Dodd

Google’s plans to develop smart contact lenses, designed to foster health benefits and aid vision, have progressed after the firm outlined a partnership with .... more>>

Features


International news:

Demonstrations in Washington DC over plans to impose a ‘fitness tax', sale of 24 Hour Fitness is completed, and Anytime Fitness opens its 2,500th club
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
Gladstone

Promotional feature:
Gladstone


Software supplier Gladstone talks about completing the switch-over of Active Newham's three leisure centres in just six weeks
Running for a reason

Gymtopia series:
Running for a reason


Ray Algar reports on the GoodGym initiative, where the act of running is given a valuable social purpose
Dr Charles Eugster

People profiles:
Dr Charles Eugster


On his dream for the fitness industry
Caroline Pugh

People profiles:
Caroline Pugh


On a new 3D body scanner
New to market

Fitness-kit.net:
New to market


A round-up of some of the latest product launches for the sector
A matter of trust

Management series:
A matter of trust


Are you a manager or a leader, and are you getting the best out of your team? Justin Tamsett offers his advice on employee motivation
Industry in motion

European research:
Industry in motion


EuropeActive and Deloitte share the topline findings from their new European Market Report
Product news
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.
 
Cutting edge tech takes activity tracking to new level

Cutting edge tech takes activity tracking to new level

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A new activity tracking tool for gyms and health club operators has been created following a collaboration between healthcare manufacturer Tanita and soft and hardware solutions provider Boditrax Technologies.
 
Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product

Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A new thermal support harnesses the power of body heat in order to aid recovery and provide pain relief. Former England rugby captain Lewis Moody has endorsed the product – Fireactiv.
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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.
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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.
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Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA , United States



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