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Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Alicante, Spain
Company: Pavigym


Assistant General Manager
Salary: up to £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Location: Newcastle City, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Membership Consultant
Salary: £17-£19K OTE
Location: East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Instructor @ Enfield - Part time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Enfield, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
General Manager
Salary: $55,000 tax free salary
Location: Beirut
Company: Lifestyles Health and Fitness
Head of Service (Leisure Service Operations)
Salary: £56,819 - £62,639 pa
Location: Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Company: Wiltshire Council
Regional Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: Asia
Company: Johnson Health Tech Co. Ltd
Strategic Development Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Middle East
Company: Johnson Health Tech Co. Ltd
Learn to Swim Manager
Salary: £26-28k dependent on experience + performance related pay
Location: Bury, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Gym Manager
Salary: £18,000-£23,000 ( Dependent on experience )
Location: Watford, United Kingdom
Company: NRG Gym Limited
Fitness Coach (Full or Part Time)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Company: Gosling Sports Park
Become a Dance Fitness Instructor
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: EMD Academy
Personal Trainers wanted
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
Company: Budget Gym
Gym Instructors (x2 16 hours per week)
Salary: 14,075 pro rota.
Location: Northwich Memorial Court
Company: Brio Leisure
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Stockwell, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Wood Green, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

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in this issue

• David Stalker to step down as ukactive CEO
• Boutique market 'coming of age'
• Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort up for sale


Property & tenders
Outsourcing of Food and Beverage operation
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: MW Estates
Leisure Management Opportunity
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Soft Market Testing Opportunity
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
Inverclyde Leisure IT Provision Partner
Location: Company: Inverclyde Leisure
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Poor pool capacity could hinder baby swimming boom, says research  
Poor pool capacity could hinder baby swimming boom, says research

By Jak Phillips

The infant private swim school sector that has surged in the UK over the past decade is yet to reach its peak, although growth could yet be checked by a lack of pool capacity, a Swimming Teachers Association (STA) survey has found. Despite recent Sport England figures showing that overall swimming participation .... more>>
Freedom Leisure bolsters management team  
Freedom Leisure bolsters management team

By Jak Phillips

Operator Freedom Leisure has made a double appointment as it bids to strengthen its management team, welcoming Mike Worsnop as business development manager and Alyson Zell as aquatic business manager. Worsnop boasts 18 years’ leisure industry experience from a career that has spanned the public, third and private sectors. He arrives from Worcester City Council, .... more>>

Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury faces string of sexual assault lawsuits  
By Helen Andrews

The yoga entrepreneur Bikram Choudhury, the creator of the hot yoga training programme that bears his name, is facing six civil lawsuits from women accusing him of rape or assault – the .... more>>
Nuffield Health brings in brand consultancy to bolster expansion  
By Jak Phillips

Nuffield Health has hired London-based consultancy Handsome Brands as the charity bids to drive expansion across its network of health and wellbeing services. Handsome’s brief is to .... more>>
Childhood obesity campaign combines physical activity with altruism  
By Jak Phillips

Technogym is urging health clubs around the world to get their members moving during March with the added incentive of helping to tackle childhood obesity. The latest iteration of .... more>>
Rockliffe Hall spa director Liz Holmes lands Virgin Active role  
By Jak Phillips

Spa director Liz Holmes is to leave Darlington, UK's, Rockliffe Hall after six years at the helm to take up the role of national health and beauty manager with health club chain Virgin Active. Holmes is to replace Emma .... more>>
Saunas prevent heart problems: study  
By Helen Andrews

Men who use saunas regularly are protecting themselves from heart problems, according to a study by scientists from the University of Eastern Finland, whose .... more>>
Gyms wise up to potential of extreme challenges trend  
By Jak Phillips

The growing popularity of extreme fitness challenges such as Iron Man events and triathlons has led to a raft of new training tie-ups, as health clubs scamper to offer their expertise and .... more>>
Leisure Media unveils new CLAD titles for leisure architects, designers, investors and developers  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure Media, the global media business for professionals working across all the leisure industries, has announced the launch of a new raft of publications for leisure architects, designers, investors and developers. The company has set up a new global division called CLAD - the Community of Leisure Architects and Designers - to control the .... more>>
A working winter wonderland: Canadian ‘Freezeway’ conjures active commuting solution  
By Katie Buckley

Matt Gibbs, a landscape architecture student, has come up with a proposal for a frosty new transport network. An 11km (6.8m) long ‘Freezeway’ that will offer .... more>>
GP-referral specialist indie gym invests in upgrade  
By Jak Phillips

An indie club in Solihull which has attracted 20 per cent of its members through its commitment to the GP Exercise Referral Programme, has added a wide range of .... more>>
Active IQ aims to upskill college students with two-year exercise course  
By Jak Phillips

Awarding organisation Active IQ has unveiled a new two-year college diploma qualification offering an alternative to the BTEC for further education students eyeing a career in the physical .... more>>
John Oxley to swap Active Nation for Places for People Leisure  
By Jak Phillips

Active Nation managing director John Oxley is to join rival operator Places for People Leisure (PPL) as operations director and will also sit on its main Board of Directors. Oxley has spent seven years at the Active Nation helm and was previously .... more>>
Innovative designs unveiled for Stockholm cycling centre  
By Katie Buckley

Belatchew Architects have revealed designs for a new ‘Bike Garage’ in the centre of Stockholm, Sweden, to cater for the growing ranks of cyclists in the city. .... more>>
Trainmore opens ninth ‘train more, pay less’ club  
By Kate Cracknell

Dutch operator Trainmore, which charges members less the more they work out, opened its ninth club on 5 January. Located in the centre of Groningen, the 2,000 sq m club has been equipped .... more>>

Features
Keep it cardio

CV equipment:
Keep it cardio


How much CV training do we need to do, and what’s the best way to do it? Lauren Chambers asks the experts for their advice
Food for Thought

Editor’s letter:
Food for Thought


Operators need to do much more to help members understand nutrition and balancing calories for weight management, says Kate Cracknell
Calorie counting

Everyone’s talking about...:
Calorie counting


With obesity a growing problem, should the industry be doing more to help members understand the calories in / calories out equation?


Supplier showcase:

Gantner’s RFID system has helped a swimming complex in Norway become fully automated. We take a closer look at the project


IHRSA interview – Adam Bryant:

The award-winning author and New York Times columnist will discuss the qualities of strong leaders at IHRSA 2015
Stop treading water

Swimming pools:
Stop treading water


Pools cost substantial amounts of money to run, so how can operators mitigate any losses, maximise ROI and safeguard the future of their swimming pools?
Show preview

FIBO-EHFF 2015:
Show preview


The world’s largest health and fitness trade show takes place in Cologne, Germany, from 9–12 April, with the EHFF on 8 April
Walk on the wild side

Functional training:
Walk on the wild side


A whole new breed of functional group exercise class is focusing on natural, animal-style bodyweight movements. We take a look
Wattbike

Promotional feature:
Wattbike


With cycling one of the fastest-growing sports in the UK, and the public looking to use technology to maximise training benefits, demand for Wattbike has been growing strongly
Riding the zeitgeist

Consumer trends:
Riding the zeitgeist


trendwatching.com’s Vicki Loomes offers six consumer trends for the health and fitness industry to consider harnessing in 2015


Lightweights:

Broga – aka ‘yoga for bros’ – goes on tour, while wearable technology is set to become the new form of power dressing


Interview – Magnus Lindkvist:

The author, trendspotter and futurologist offers Kate Cracknell his thoughts on the future of the health and fitness industry
Product news
MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East

MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

FitPro has signed a partnership deal with the Middle East Exercise Sports Academy (MEESA) for it to become the new distributor for Mossa in the Middle East.
 
Primal dream made into reality as LA Fitness selects Physical

Primal dream made into reality as LA Fitness selects Physical

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

LA Fitness has contracted Physical Company to create and equip ‘Primal Series’ gym floor classes and refresh its group fitness offering.
 
LED solution lights the way for Hyndburn leisure facility

LED solution lights the way for Hyndburn leisure facility

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

MHA Lighting’s new LED technology has been installed at Hyndburn Leisure Centre with the aim of reducing energy consumption and bills.
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Proinsight Research Ltd

Our main services are mystery shopping and consumer research.

Our mystery shopping services include commercial measurement such as membership sales processes and swimming lesson sales processes, as well as user experiences for group exercise, gym, swimming and spa.
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Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations

Available in granite, white marble, sandstone and green marble, Addgards’ new ‘Executive’ wet wipe station will add a touch of class and enhance any gym interior.
  Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations
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Podium 4 Sport has supplied and delivered a range of new NXG functional and strength training equipment to The Body Barn Shropshire.
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