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Assistant Sales and Retention Manager
Salary: SO1 £24,892 - £26,539 per annum
Location: Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Company: Kirklees Active Leisure


Recreation Assistants
Salary: £5.13 - £6.43 per hour
Location: North Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Sales Advisor
Salary: From 11.,438 to 14,135
Location: cambridge, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Exercise Referral Coordinator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainers (Freelance / Employed)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Community Sports Development Officer
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: London Acton, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: North Finchley London, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Walworth Road, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Assistant Manager
Salary: Up to £25,989
Location: Chilterns, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Duty Manager
Salary: c£18,500
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Health & Fitness Supervisor
Salary: Up to £18,845 + 8% bonus after qualifying period
Location: Hackney, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Fitness Equipment Sales Advisor
Salary: expected to be in excess of £20,000
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: Fitness Superstore
Membership Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Warrington, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Assistant General Manager
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Location: London North Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Bradford, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Crew Member/Fitness Instructor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Wallington, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self-employed
Location: Wallington, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group

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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
Second LAX premium health club launches in South Kensington  
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 driving forward with the .... more>>
Revealed: The top 10 biggest gym pet peeves  
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 habits. 76 per cent of gym users listed fellow fitness enthusiasts taking endless photos .... 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>>
Boutique group fitness is about to explode, says Heartcore co-founder  
By Jak Phillips

The co-founder of London-based group fitness studio chain Heartcore Fitness has revealed ambitious expansion plans as the business bids to cash in on a sector .... more>>
Aerobic fitness leads to better cognitive function: study  
By Chris Dodd

Greater aerobic fitness could lead to more fibrous and compact white matter, a type of nerve tissue connected to learning and brain function, according to a new .... more>>
RAF appoints Pulse as exclusive supplier of leased fitness equipment  
By Jak Phillips

Pulse has been named the exclusive supplier of leased fitness equipment to Britain’s Royal Air Force for the next four and a half years. The contract will .... more>>
High-intensity workouts more beneficial for heart transplant survivors: study  
By Chris Dodd

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been proven to be beneficial for clinically stable heart transplant recipients, with workouts helping to increase exercise capacity, maintain control of blood pressure and improve .... more>>
Wearable Bite Counter device bids to improve eating habits  
By Chris Dodd

A new piece of wearable kit has been developed to stop people from overeating, with the Bite Counter looking to provide a remedy to the developed world’s .... more>>

Features


International news:

Turkish operator MACFit rolls out its new budget concept, while Fitness First Middle East opens three new sites
Fitness-kit.net special

Drinks:
Fitness-kit.net special


A round-up of the latest drink products to boost your club’s secondary spend
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
Getting intense

Research round-up:
Getting intense


Research from the US shows that the key to getting exercise results lies in upping the intensity
Movers & Shakers

IHRSA Europe update:
Movers & Shakers


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


Interview – Malcolm McPhail:

The CEO of Life Leisure talks to Kate Cracknell about challenging the public health commissioners, and about totally rethinking the model of fitness facilities


People news:

Matrix Fitness bolsters UK sales force, IHRSA appoints new chair, and Alan Cuthbert joins Pavigym
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


Supplier showcase:

A look at recent projects by Dalesauna and GYMetrix
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
Technogym

Promotional feature:
Technogym


Reporting on the world’s first Let’s Move for a Better World Challenge
Getting the UK active

ukactive update:
Getting the UK active


CEO David Stalker looks ahead to National Fitness Day, which swings into action this September
Product news
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.
 
Converting human energy into usable electricity with SportsArt equipment

Converting human energy into usable electricity with SportsArt equipment

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

SportsArt Fitness equipment is to be used in academic research to measure how much kinetic energy can be converted into usable electricity that can be wired back into the National Grid.
 
‘Black Belt’ Star Trac bike to launch in UK

‘Black Belt’ Star Trac bike to launch in UK

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Star Trac’s belt driven Spinner bike is to launch in the UK at a new, independent club. Fitness Hub UK in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, will open on 7 September.
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We believe that things should be made to “just work” and that our product and service offering should be simple, efficient, and measurable.

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