25 Jan 2015 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Duty Manager (Part-Time)
Salary: Scale 3 £10,526.25 - £11,189.50
Location: East Sheen, London, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Community Active Lifestyles Officer
Salary: £22,000 to £26,000
Location: Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Tone Leisure
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £17,802 pro rata
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: Milton Keynes Council
Marketing Co ordinator
Salary: £17,000 to £20,000
Location: South Hams, Devon, United Kingdom
Company: Tone Leisure
Regional Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: South / Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: Xercise 4 Less
Receptionist (Full Time)
Salary: £17,217 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Area Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA
Bookings Administrator (Full Time)
Salary: £18,792 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Part time Qualified Fitness Trainer
Salary: £6,610 to £6,937 pa (pro rata)
Location: Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA Watford
Leisure Assistants / Personal Trainers
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Hallmark Hotels
Freelance Tutors and Assessors
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Various Regions, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Calling All Awesome Yorkshire Fit-Pros
Salary: Competitive
Location: York, Harrogate, Leeds and Wakefield, United Kingdom
Company: Fitness4mum
Studio Manager
Salary: £26,500 grade 5
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Technical Standards Manager
Salary: Circa £32,000
Location: Home-based with travel or Central London, United Kingdom
Company: CYQ
Freelance Yoga Tutors
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Regions include: Manchester and the Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Assistant General Manager
Salary: up to £20,000 + optional PT earnings
Location: London Wealdstone, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager
Salary: £19,994 - £23,343 plus benefits
Location: Kent, United Kingdom
Company: Tonbridge & Malling Leisure Trust
Sports Centre Supervisors 2 x part time
Salary: £16,380 pro rata (£9 per hour)
Location: Essex, United Kingdom
Company: St Aubyn's

Training directory

in this issue

• We want to be the Audi A4 of gyms: Cosslett
• Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms
• Luxury art hotel plans for Edinburgh school

Property & tenders
Purbeck Sports Centre Refurbishment of Hockey, Football Pitches and Tennis Courts
Location: Company: Purbeck District Council
Consultancy Services
Location: Company: Three Rivers District Council
Inverclyde Leisure Development Partner
Location: Inverclyde Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
Location: Company: Wakefield Council
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News headlines
Exercise a vital component of PTSD treatment: study  
Exercise a vital component of PTSD treatment: study

By Jak Phillips

A landmark research project has concluded that individualised and targeted exercise programmes are a vital part of treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. The findings, published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica are the result of work by researchers at the University of Sydney and the city’s St John of God Health Care Richmond Hospital. There is mounting evidence of the important role exercise plays in combating depression, as well as how spa therapies can .... more>>
BMF becomes preferred career supplier for ex armed forces personnel  
BMF becomes preferred career supplier for ex armed forces personnel

By Jak Phillips

Outdoor exercise provider British Military Fitness (BMF) is in line to offer even more career opportunities to ex-armed forces personnel, after winning Ministry of Defence (MoD) approval. The company has been accepted onto the highly-regarded .... more>>

New fitness trackers aim to delve deeper into data  
By Jak Phillips

A new pair of fitness tracking devices from heart rate monitor specialist Mio Global have been designed to set pulses racing by offering unprecedented levels of .... more>>
Virgin Active to offer Tough Mudder training sessions  
By Jak Phillips

Virgin Active has landed an exclusive three-year partnership with Tough Mudder that will see the health club chain offer tailored training sessions to new .... more>>
Major redevelopment underway at Cwmbran Stadium  
By Jak Phillips

Work has started on a major redevelopment at Cwmbran Stadium in Wales, which will see the creation of a 70-station fitness .... more>>
2015 to be the year of gym innovation, predicts Ray Algar  
By Jak Phillips

Major health club brands such as LA Fitness, Fitness First, Anytime Fitness and Sports Direct will seriously innovate their consumer offering as they battle to .... more>>
York’s £41m multi-use stadium set for 2016 opening  
By Tom Walker

Building services firm ISG has been confirmed as the preferred construction partner for the £41m York Community Stadium and Leisure Complex scheme. The mixed-use stadium development, .... more>>
Pete Burt named new managing director of WLCT  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure provider Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust (WLCT) has appointed Pete Burt as its new managing director. Burt, who joined WLCT in 2004, assumes the role as current chief executive .... more>>
Humphrey Cobbold appointed new Pure Gym CEO  
By Jak Phillips

Low cost operator Pure Gym has recruited Humphrey Cobbold to be the chain’s new CEO, with current incumbent and company founder Peter Roberts to assume the role .... more>>
Aman Tokyo unveils 2,500sq m wellbeing facility with views of Mount Fuji  
By Helen Andrews

Aman Resorts has launched an 84-bedroom hotel in Tokyo that occupies the top six floors of The Otemachi Tower, two of which .... more>>
Meditation could prevent workforce absenteeism: UK cross-party inquiry  
By Helen Andrews

An eight-month UK inquiry by a cross-party group of MPs and peers on mindfulness, found frontline public servants could be less likely to fall ill with stress .... more>>
BMF first to receive ukactive Outdoor Code of Practice certification  
By Jak Phillips

Outdoor exercise provider British Military Fitness has become the first operator to receive ukactive Outdoor Code of Practice certification (OCOP). Currently .... more>>
Poundland cuts the fat with £1 fitness range  
By Jak Phillips

In the latest example of physical activity becoming ever more affordable and accessible beyond the four-walls of the gym, .... more>>
Freedom Leisure launches private health clubs at former LA fitness sites  
By Jak Phillips

Not-for-profit trust Freedom Leisure has acquired three gyms formerly owned by LA fitness as part of an inaugural push into the private sector. The sites will be operated under a newly-created division of the business: Freedom Fitness. The new arm .... more>>
Preventative healthcare and wellbeing gadgets will continue to thrive: report  
By Helen Andrews

Euromonitor International has published its annual Top 10 Global Consumer Trends forecast report, highlighting an expected boom in consumers' desire for .... more>>


Interview – Grover Daly:

The vice president of Downsize Fitness in the US talks to Kate Cracknell about transforming the lives of an overweight population
IHRSA interview

Arianna Huffington:
IHRSA interview

The author, pundit, TV celebrity and founder of The Huffington Post will talk about wellbeing and business success at IHRSA 2015

International news:

Fitness First announces plans to open 30 new clubs in India, while Vivafit continues global roll-out
Leading the charge

Management series:
Leading the charge

What does it really take to be a great leader? Kath Hudson asks our panel of management experts
New year, new strategy

New year, new strategy

Targeting older members and focusing on social interaction are among Dr Melvyn Hillsdon’s top five tips for boosting retention in 2015
A New call to action

Editor’s letter:
A New call to action

The four words ‘everybody active, every day’ are more than just the name of PHE’s framework to combat inactivity: they’re also a rallying cry for our sector, says Kate Cracknell
Team effort

Weight management & obesity:
Team effort

Dr Rachel Pryke of the Royal College of General Practitioners talks to Kate Cracknell about a co-operative approach to combating the obesity epidemic
State of play

Market analysis:
State of play

Where does the UK health and fitness sector currently sit in its product lifecycle, and what comes next? Kate Cracknell asks the experts for their thoughts

News round-up:

JD Gyms reveals expansion plans, NHS to promote fitness apps, and Matrix retains Gym Group contract
The year ahead

ukactive update:
The year ahead

Will 2015 prove to be a turning point for the fitness and physical activity sector? ukactive CEO David Stalker offers his thoughts

Promotional feature:

MD Chris Johnson explains why Pulse is about so much more than just equipment
One-to-one training

Everyone’s talking about...:
One-to-one training

The focus seems to be moving from personal training to small group training. Is the one-to-one model still a viable offering?
Product news
Easy installation for Helmsman

Easy installation for Helmsman


Budget gym chain easyGym has selected Helmsman to provide lockers and cubicles across its sites.
Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports

Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports


Crown Sports Lockers has unveiled a new glass door system for wooden lockers. The 8mm toughened glass doors are hung on a patent protected hinge system, and are offered in any RAL colour.
FitPro’s new TRIBE training concept helps in fitness quest

FitPro’s new TRIBE training concept helps in fitness quest


A new small group personal training concept is being launched by FitPro in the UK. ‘TRIBE Team Training’ aims to bridge the gap between group exercise programmes in the studio and those undertaken with personal trainers in the gym.
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Cybex International UK

The company’s dedication to exercise science, through the CYBEX Institute, leads the fitness industry in the development of exercise machines that enhance human performance.

CYBEX International is a leading manufacturer of premium commercial fitness equipment.
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Featured Suppliers
Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb

Goodwood Health Club has completed an asset refresh of changing areas for its 2,200 members, under the first phase of a three-to-four year site refurbishment, partnered by Craftsman Lockers.
  Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb
SuperVitality helps rugby star in fight tougher than any on-pitch battle

Former England captain and Rugby World Cup winner Lewis Moody was used to some tough battles on the pitch but none were to prove harder than coping with bowel disease.
  SuperVitality helps rugby star in fight tougher than any on-pitch battle

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