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Regional Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Various locations, United Kingdom
Company: Pulse Fitness Limited


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
Community Health Coach
Salary: £16k - £24k
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Live Well Luton
Part Time Health and Fitness Coach
Salary: -
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Duty Officer
Salary: £24,289 to £27,318 per annum plus 10% shift allowance
Location: Brighton - Falmer, United Kingdom
Company: University of Brighton
Operations Manager
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Location: St Albans, United Kingdom
Company: Oaklands College
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Pool Manager
Salary: c £25k
Location: Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
Company: Parkdean
Assistant Manager
Salary: £15,000 - £19,000
Location: Various, United Kingdom
Company: Powerleague
Instructor
Salary: -
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Les Mills
Sales and Membership Executive
Salary: Competitive
Location: Longfield, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: Handpicked Hotels
Sports and Outdoor Education Officer
Salary: £23,715 - £26,640 (inc London weighting)
Location: Canalside Centre, Kensington & Chelsea, United Kingdom
Company: Epic CIC
Cycle Manager
Salary: £30,311 - £33,998 a year
Location: Derby Arena, United Kingdom
Company: Derby City Council
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Bramley Baths

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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
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  
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. Millennials, for the purpose of the Outlook on the Millennial Consumer 2014 study, .... 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>>
Pure Gym and The Gym Group scrap planned merger  
By Jak Phillips

Low cost health club operators Pure Gym and The Gym Group have announced the termination of their proposed merger. The move comes in the wake of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) .... more>>

Features


Interview – Reynir Indahl:

The chair of Health & Fitness Nordic talks to Kate Cracknell about the disruptive influence of technology and the fundamental need for businesses to be useful
New to market

Fitness-kit.net:
New to market


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

Promotional feature:
Gerflor


Gerflor completes its installation at Metro Fitness in Stockport, owned by European boxing champion Matthew Hatton and his father Ray
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
Picture this...

Club refurbishment:
Picture this...


We review some recent club refurbs
Dr Charles Eugster

People profiles:
Dr Charles Eugster


On his dream for the fitness industry


Lightweights:

A mat that dispenses fitness advice and a DJ-inspired morning workout


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
Fitness-kit.net special

Resistance equipment:
Fitness-kit.net special


Exciting new launches in the area of resistance equipment
Product news
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.
 
First Aid for rising energy bills

First Aid for rising energy bills

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Utility Bidder is offering its First Aid service to help businesses find the most competitive energy deals on the market.
 
Beet It bar an easier to consume alternative to shots

Beet It bar an easier to consume alternative to shots

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

James White Drinks has developed a nutrition bar for its Beet It range combining beetroot with oats.
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Taylor Made Designs

Our main services are uniform & merchandise supply and management services.

We supply branded / logoed uniforms and branded promotional products. Our uniform range varies from front of house & managerial corporate wear, through to leisure wear for rec assistants and gym staff.
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Featured Suppliers
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
TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live

Christchurch-based uniform and branded merchandise supplier Taylor Made Designs (TMD) supplies uniforms to leisure management companies all over the UK and is widely regarded as a market leader in the sector.
  TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for all UK Active4Less gyms

Addgards has been commissioned by Active4Less to produce wet wipe stations for all its UK gyms, featuring its corporate colours and logos.
  Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for all UK Active4Less gyms

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04-07 Aug 2014

10th Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences

TBC, Athens, Greece



13-18 Aug 2014

IDEA World Fitness Convention

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA , United States



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