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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


Membership Consultant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fareham, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
IT / Sales (part-time)
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ely , United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Instructor (part-time)
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ely, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Apprentice
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ely, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: £18,549 to £20,781 pa
Location: Brighton - Falmer, United Kingdom
Company: University of Brighton
Deputy Centre Manager
Salary: (SCP 24-29) £21,330.63 - £25,203.29
Location: Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Tone Leisure
Pilates Instructors / Personal trainers wanted
Salary: £16K basic salary, plus PT bonus ( OTE 20k +)
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: Ten Pilates
Community Sports Development Officer
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Community Sports Development Officer (NGBs)
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Guidance Assessor
Salary: Circa £27,147 pa
Location: Central London and surrounding Home Counties with significant travel, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Apprentice Health and Fitness Advisor
Salary: £192 per week
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA Club
Sports Centre Manager
Salary: £36,000 - £37,000 pa (incl London Weighting)
Location: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Company: Westminster School
Trainee Personal Trainer - Full time / Part time
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Training Room
Duty Manager
Salary: £26,274 - £27,864
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Company: The Robert Gordon University
Sport and Leisure Assistant
Salary: £8,234 to £9,169
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: The Knole Academy
Commercial Business Manager
Salary: £26,549 - £27,343 per annum
Location: Newcastle
Company: Newcastle College
Marketing Manager
Salary: £23,827 - £26,915 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village

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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
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  
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 prevents snacking later in the day – according to a study by researchers at The University .... 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>>
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>>

Features
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?
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
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
Obesity responsibility

Editor’s letter:
Obesity responsibility


How should we define obesity – is it a disease, a disability or a lifestyle condition? And why does this definition matter? Kate Cracknell shares her thoughts
Technogym

Promotional feature:
Technogym


Reporting on the world’s first Let’s Move for a Better World Challenge
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
Fitness-kit.net special

Drinks:
Fitness-kit.net special


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


People news:

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

Research round-up:
Getting intense


Research from the US shows that the key to getting exercise results lies in upping the intensity
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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Wattbike Ltd

Adopted by the major health and fitness providers, the Wattbike has become an essential piece of equipment across gym floors worldwide.

Wattbike Ltd are the creators of the revolutionary indoor bike, the Wattbike. Working in partnership with British Cycling, it took several years of research and development to produce this truly unique indoor bike.
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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
The future's bright, the future's connected!

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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