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General Managers
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: London Alperton, Colchester and Brighton London Road, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Waterloo, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Start your Personal Training Career
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Diverse Trainers
Community Club and Coach Officer (Training)
Salary: Circa £22,000 - £25,000 (F/T)
Location: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Company: Disability Sports Coach Ltd
Community Club and Coach Officer
Salary: Circa £22,000 - £25,000 (FT)
Location: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Company: Disability Sports Coach Ltd
Operations Manager
Salary: Circa £26,000 – £28,000 (FT)
Location: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Company: Disability Sports Coach Ltd
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bethnal Green, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Group Exercise Instructors
Salary: £25 per hour class
Location: Bromley, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dundee, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive
Location: Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Fitness Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Dry Operations Manager - NEW Leisure Centre
Salary: £18-22K per annum
Location: Witham, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Dry Operations Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Customer Relations Manager - sales focus
Salary: Competitive
Location: South Charnwood Leisure Centre, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Dry Operations Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dulwich, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Customer Relations Manager - sales focus
Salary: £24,000
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Aquatics Development Officer
Salary: £19,817 - £21,067 pa
Location: Preston, United Kingdom
Company: Preston City Council
Leisure Assistant / Fitness Instructor
Salary: £18,549 - £20,781 pa
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: Aston University

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in this issue

• Industry leaders rail at 'irresponsible' exercise claims
• Nuffield eyes further gym buyouts
• Volkswagen: camper van pop-up


Property & tenders
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
Leisure Development Land for Sale
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
Attractive Mixed Holiday Park Within Beautiful Tourist Location For Sale
Location: Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross Company: Colliers International
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Apple’s ‘iWatch’ could send wearable sector into overdrive: research  
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 to a new report. Mobile communications and internet analyst CCS Insight, predicts that .... more>>
CIMSPA embarks on new partnership with IQL and IoS  
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 Lifeguards (IQL) and the Institute of Swimming (IoS) to deliver its pool plant operator .... 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>>
Hatha yoga improves brain function in senior adults: study  
By Helen Andrews

Practising hatha yoga three times a week for eight weeks improved sedentary older adults’ cognitive performance, according to a research report by the .... more>>
US Fitness boosts empire through major acquisition  
By Kate Cracknell

US Fitness has announced it has added Sport & Health’s 23 clubs to its portfolio. US Fitness was formed in 2011 as a partnership between industry veterans Kirk and John Galiani and New Evolution Ventures (NeV). It .... more>>
Think-tank proposes GPs prescribe fitness classes in local parks  
By Chris Dodd

Think-tank Policy Exchange has suggested that the UK government pilots a scheme to allow GPs to refer patients to non-clinical sources of support, such as .... more>>
Green dream? Suburban living linked to obesity epidemic in US study  
By Jak Phillips

Despite its long-held connotations with health and wellbeing, leafy suburban living could in fact be a contributing factor in obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to two American .... more>>
Employers should provide a wide range of wellness activities – not just gym memberships  
By Helen Andrews

Nine out of every 10 employees who try a new fitness or wellness activity feel inspired to continue it on a consistent basis and try other healthy activities as .... more>>

Features


International news:

Turkish operator MACFit rolls out its new budget concept, while Fitness First Middle East opens three new sites
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
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?


Supplier showcase:

A look at recent projects by Dalesauna and GYMetrix
Movers & Shakers

IHRSA Europe update:
Movers & Shakers


IHRSA unveils the world’s top health and fitness brands in this year’s Global 25 report
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
Engaging ex-members

Everyone’s talking about...:
Engaging ex-members


Ex-members have previously bought into the idea of going to the gym, so how can we tempt them back again?
Show them you care

Management series:
Show them you care


Chris Lane reports on the link between good management and customer care, outlining how a focus on staff satisfaction can translate into huge benefits for end customers
What’s hot in spa?

Spa experiences:
What’s hot in spa?


Spa products for health clubs have moved way beyond just sauna and steamrooms. We take a look at some exciting new options
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
Peak performance

New opening:
Peak performance


David Thompson visits the new Athlete Lab cycle hub in London, to see how its team is putting a different spin on performance training
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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Born in Alicante, Spain in 1963, PAVIGYM recently celebrated our 50th anniversary as the global leader in health club flooring systems and solutions, with a sales presence in more than 80 countries worldwide.
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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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In this increasingly fast paced world of technological developments, Life Fitness is investing heavily in LFopen, recognising that operators need to be able to address an insatiable demand from users to link personal mobile devices to equipment consoles.
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01-03 Sep 2014

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Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom



07-12 Sep 2014

2014 World Leisure Congress

Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center and the University of South Alabama, Mobile Bay, United States



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