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Director of Visitor Experience
Salary: Competitive
Location: Leavesden, Hertfordshire
Company: Warner Bros

Membership Consultant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Oadby / Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Membership Consultant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cheam, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Aqua Fit Instructor
Salary: £20 per class
Location: Studley Leisure Centre, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Freelance Yoga Tutor
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Manchester and the Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Assistant Centre Manager - Hampton Pool
Salary: £25,500 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA London South West
Trainee Personal Trainer - Full time / Part time
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Training Room
Children’s Activities Manager
Salary: £20,000 – 22,000
Location: Bletchingley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: The Hawthorns School
National Sport Manager
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Mencap
Qualifications Officer
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: CYQ
Swim Teachers Level 1 and Level 2
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Winsford / Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Centre Assistants (Full/P-T)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Romsey / Andover, United Kingdom
Company: Valley Leisure Ltd
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Assistant Manager - Resources
Salary: £24,000
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Cheshire County Sports Club
Course Tutor and Assessor x 2
Salary: £21,000-£25000 plus bonus
Location: West Midlands and London, United Kingdom
Company: Sportwise
Membership Sales / Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hackney, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
General Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £40K + 25 days holiday, private medical
Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion

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in this issue

• Exclusive: PayasUgym targets Bitcoin payments
• Tesco to kickstart wellness push
• Rugby World Cup set to boost UK hotels

Property & tenders
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames 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
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
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News headlines
LIW 2014 kicks off in Birmingham  
LIW 2014 kicks off in Birmingham

By Jak Phillips

The 26th annual Leisure Industry Week (LIW) begins this morning (30 September) at Birmingham’s NEC, with more than 200 exhibitors and 7,500 visitors expected at the three-day event. There will be more than 120 live demonstrations and 80 educational .... more>>
BMF promotes Mark Wood to head training tutor  
BMF promotes Mark Wood to head training tutor

By Jak Phillips

Outdoor exercise provider British Military Fitness (BMF) has announced the appointment of Mark Wood as its new head training tutor. A nine-year health and fitness industry veteran, Wood joined BMF five-years-ago as an instructor and has quickly risen through the ranks. His new role will focus on the continuous improvement of the quality and consistency of .... more>>

Stationary bike exercise could boost effectiveness of dialysis treatment: study  
By Chris Dodd

Patients undergoing dialysis for kidney failure could benefit from exercising on a stationary bicycle during the treatment, according to a new study from the .... more>>
Stalker: New NICE guidelines will help strengthen activity evidence base  
By Jak Phillips

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellent (NICE)’s new guidelines for commissioners regarding exercise on referral schemes have been praised by ukactive for helping to ‘drive forward the evidence base for physical activity.’ Public .... more>>
Women’s Sport Trust partners with Matrix to spotlight female role models  
By Jak Phillips

A new collaboration the Women’s Sport Trust charity and international exercise equipment manufacturer Matrix Fitness is bidding to raise the profile of role .... more>>
Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-old internet users 'interested in wearable tech'  
By Chris Dodd

Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-olds have used or hold an interest in wearable technology, according to new figures .... more>>
Joanne Bannatyne bids to bring boutique indoor cycling to the north east  
By Jak Phillips

Duncan Bannatyne's ex-wife is embarking on a new health and fitness venture as she bids to replicate London’s current indoor cycling boom in the north east of England. Joanne Bannatyne, .... more>>
Heat-sensitive wearable layer to keep body warm in cold conditions  
By Chris Dodd

Plans are afoot for the release of a wearable smart-heated base layer to keep sports enthusiasts, outdoor workers and the general public warm during the winter .... more>>
Listening to music could offer enhanced benefits for interval training: study  
By Chris Dodd

Listening to music while taking part in interval training could help exercisers to work out harder and also increase their enjoyment levels, according to a new .... more>>
Focus training targets corporate market with launch of Staff Academy  
By Jak Phillips

Health and fitness tuition provider Focus Training is making a renewed push to expand its presence in the corporate market through the launch of a new Staff Academy. The Staff Academy has been created to provide bespoke .... more>>
New research suggests exercise may help to shrink cancerous tumours  
By Chris Dodd

Exercise could bring added benefits for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, potentially reducing the amount of drugs they require, according to research .... more>>
Keiser bolsters UK business with double appointment  
By Jak Phillips

Keiser has moved to expand its commercial and sales teams in the UK with the double appointment of Nick Startin and Mark Gregory. Startin, who becomes commercial director for Keiser UK, .... more>>
Combined training may be most effective for weight loss in obese teens: study  
By Chris Dodd

Combining aerobic exercise with resistance training could prove to be the most effective answer to the growing problem of teenage obesity, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and .... more>>
Exclusive: PayasUgym targets Bitcoin payments for one third of UK gyms  
By Jak Phillips

Online gym pass provider PayasUgym will soon begin testing Bitcoin as a form of payment across its network, paving the way for more than a third of UK gyms to be able to sell membership via the cryptocurrency. The news marks a major step forward for the health and fitness .... more>>
Obesity is the new smoking, says NHS boss in England  
By Helen Andrews

Obesity is the new smoking in terms of its impact on health and cost to the national health service (NHS), according to the organisation's England chief .... more>>

Media irresponsibility

Editor’s letter:
Media irresponsibility

With the nation dying from obesity and related issues, it’s irresponsible to give people grounds to opt out of activity, says Kate Cracknell

LIW exhibitor news:

Find out about the latest product launches and innovations to be showcased at LIW later this month
And the winner is...

Health Club Awards:
And the winner is...

How will your club fare at this year’s Health Club Awards? Winners will be announced at LIW 2014
Physical Company

Promotional feature:
Physical Company

Introducing the Total Gym Elevate Line of resistance equipment
Running like clockwork

Management series:
Running like clockwork

When planning a new schedule for your facility, remember to apply the ‘four Cs’, says Everyone Active’s James Bowden

Interview – Paul Kienstra:

The CEO of corporate wellness specialist High Five Health Promotion talks to Kate Cracknell about entering the UK market and about pan-European growth plans

Show preview – LIW 2014:

Nicky Jobson looks ahead to the highlights in store for visitors to this year’s Leisure Industry Week
European Congress 2014

IHRSA update:
European Congress 2014

Kristen Walsh looks ahead to the European Congress, being held in Amsterdam from 16–19 October

International news:

Fitness Hut signs a €12m funding deal for growth, and luxury club Oxygen Pro opens in Tehran, Iran

Promotional feature:

A new query builder and business intelligence tool – eyeQ – has been brought onto the leisure market
On-screen performance

Club AV fitness-kit:
On-screen performance

Rounding up some of the latest innovations in the area of consoles and in-club entertainment systems
Behaviour change

Everyone’s talking about...:
Behaviour change

How can we change the nation’s psyche and get people moving? We ask our panel of experts
Product news
Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform

Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform


The problem of customers not returning within a year of their first visit is being addressed by a new tool designed to improve client retention for health, wellness and beauty businesses.
Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness

Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness


The first ever Tabata Cycle workout has been launched, providing a 20 minute exercise regime that extends the four minute Tabata protocol.
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room

Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room


Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig.
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Focus Training

Focus Training is one of the largest providers of high quality training to the Health and Fitness industry in the UK.

Focus Training offer a uniquely flexible product and service, delivering a wide range of fitness qualifications to individuals through a mix of supported home study and attendance at workshops.
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Featured Suppliers
New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club

Life Fitness has installed new fitness equipment at Isenhurst Country Club, which has sites in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough, East Sussex.
  New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club
Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment

As more exercisers are relying on conventional strength training to achieve their fitness goals than ever before, it’s easy to see why strength is such a focus for Precor.
  Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment

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