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Impact Sales Consultants
Salary: OTE £25k to £30k
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Alliance Leisure


Fitness Instructor
Location: Abbey Leisure Complex , United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Fitness Instructor
Location: Rivermead , United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Customer Service Advisor
Location: Chingford, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Sales Advisor
Location: Southwark , United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Sales Advisor
Location: Southwark , United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Sales Advisor
Location: Crystal Palace National Sports Centre , United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Duty Manager - Sports and Fitness
Salary: £23-25,000
Location: Winchester
Company: Winchester Racquets and Fitness
Sports Club Duty Manager
Salary: -
Location: Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Monkton Combe School
Intensive Personal Trainer
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Personal Training Diploma
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Funding for Careers in Fitness
Salary: -
Location: South East, United Kingdom
Company: Amac Training Ltd
Spa / Beauty Therapists
Salary: Competitive
Location: Suffolk, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
MSc Health Rehabilitation and Exercise
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University
MSc Health, Exercise and Wellbeing
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University
Leisure Facilities Manager
Salary: £21,144 – £23,213 pa
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: North Hertfordshire College

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in this issue

• Olympic Park opens to public after £300m investment
• Disregard 'feelings' over obesity
• Bill Shankly hotel plans revealed


Property & tenders
Maximise Your Property Asset Potential With Natural Retreats
Location: Company: Natural Retreats
Commercial Development Opportunities At Brockholes Visitor Centre And Nature Reserve
Location: Company: Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Invitation to provide a quotation to conduct an Options Appraisal for the future management of Chichester District Council's Sport and Leisure facilities
Location: Chichester Company: Chichester District Council
Edinburgh Leisure Fitness Equipment Tender
Location: Edinburgh Company: Edinburgh Leisure
Leisure Opportunity To Lease
Location: Isle of Wight Company: Scotcher and Co
Seasonal Coastal Visitor - Transport Operator
Location: North Tyneside Company: North Tyneside Council
Commercial development of multiple buildings
Location: Redbridge Company: Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure Ltd
Former Ten Pin Bowling Centre - Offers Invited Leasehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
£19 million Everyone Active Acton Centre completed  
£19 million Everyone Active Acton Centre completed

By Jak Phillips

Ealing Council’s £19m redevelopment of Acton Town Hall in west London is complete, with the new leisure centre due to open this Saturday (19 April) after 22 months of construction. The comprehensive redesign – drawn up by S&P Architects and carried out by Willmott Dixon – has resulted in the addition of a .... more>>
Lack of exercise and sport participation prevalent in EU, says new research  
Lack of exercise and sport participation prevalent in EU, says new research

By Chris Dodd

More than half of European Union citizens never or seldom take part in exercise or play sport, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey. The research also revealed that the number of people admitting they never exercise or play sport has .... more>>

Dundee aquatic facility spurs city-wide swimming participation  
By Chris Dodd

The number of people in Dundee taking part in swimming has jumped 17.5 per cent, with the boom being attributed to the city’s £31m Olympia development. The .... more>>
The Gym Group rockets up the profit charts  
By Jak Phillips

The Gym Group has taken 16th place in a Sunday Times financial league table ranking companies according to growth in profits over the last three years. It is the only operator in .... more>>
Sugar sin bin strikes chord with club members  
By Jak Phillips

A west country gym’s new sugar sin bin has inspired more than 100 members to dump their sweet treats and seek nutritional advice on how to live a healthier lifestyle. Staff at theclub at Cadbury House in Congresbury, Somerset decided to launch the .... more>>
Life Fitness sets sights on public sector with new appointments
 
By Jak Phillips

Equipment supplier Life Fitness has strengthened its focus on the public sector through the promotion of Andy McLaughlan as public sector development manager and the appointments of Roger Eldergill and Rebecca Knight as public sector account managers .... more>>
Fusion Lifestyle attracts top talent to bolster management team  
By Jak Phillips

Two new recruits from leisure giants David Lloyd Leisure and Virgin Active have joined London-based chairty Fusion Lifestyle’s business management team. Following a strong 2013, the company has brought in Ian Cooper as regional business manager and Stephen Wren as divisional business manager to drive standards and .... more>>
Watford girls school upgrades gym gear  
By Jak Phillips

FullerLife Health & Fitness Centre, a community club run by Watford Grammar School for Girls, has been refurbished and relaunched with a new range of equipment supplied by SportsArt Fitness. .... more>>
Big brands must embrace social purpose to thrive in H&F sector: report  
By Tom Anstey

A new report from Oxygen Consulting has said that the physical activity sector must “unleash” its social purpose to thrive among the wave of private and budget gyms. The report – a collaboration between Matrix, The Gym Group and ukactive – said .... more>>
Nielsen survey reveals the trends driving wearable tech  
By Jak Phillips

The digital revolution may well be upon us, but health and fitness consumers buying wearable tech still prefer to make their purchase in-store than from the company’s website, according to .... more>>
Mark Reynolds joins Mosaic Spa & Health Clubs in regional manager role  
By Jak Phillips

Mosaic Spa & Health Clubs has appointed Mark Reynolds to serve as regional manager covering two of the group’s locations – The Shrewsbury Club and Holmer Park .... more>>
Doncaster's Eco Fitness lands rugby league star Jon Goddard  
By Jak Phillips

Doncaster health club Eco Fitness has added some star power to its training staff with the addition of rugby league player Jon Goddard. Goddard, who plied his trade for Hull KR, .... more>>
Manchester City teams up with TRX for fitness programmes  
By Jak Phillips

English Premier League title contender Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) is hoping a new tie-up with fitness equipment supplier TRX can give it the edge in .... more>>
Derelict bowling alley to be replaced with £6m hotel and gym development in Harrogate  
By Tom Anstey

Work has begun on a new £6m hotel and gym facility in Harrogate town centre. Pure Gym and Travelodge will occupy the mixed-use development, occupying a .... more>>
Obesity docs must disregard 'hurt feelings', says specialist  
By Jak Phillips

A leading leisure industry medical advisor has said doctors need to ditch concerns about hurting obese patients’ feelings and be more proactive in prescribing .... more>>

Features
Escape fitness

Promotional feature:
Escape fitness


Functional training is generating a real buzz both for members and for the balance sheet
Changing places

Changing rooms:
Changing places


We look at some recent, brand-enhancing changing room projects
Passing on the fitness bug

ukactive update:
Passing on the fitness bug


ukactive teams up with Judy Murray to put family exercise on the agenda


News round-up:

LA fitness announces the sale of 33 of its clubs, énergie unveils plans to open 40 new clubs this year, Mike Balfour invests in new One Rebel gym chain, and Precor announces a new partnership with YMCA


International news:

World Class International opens its eighth club in Bucharest, Romania, and Just Fit opens a new flagship facility in Cologne, Germany
Rewarding activity

Retention software:
Rewarding activity


With today's activity tracking devices, reward schemes can acknowledge actual activity, not just attendance
GX vs gym

Group exercise:
GX vs gym


Group exercisers versus gym-only exercisers. Who does what, and does this predict retention levels? Dr Melvyn Hillsdon reports


On the cover…:

Matt Roberts unveils plans for a new small group training concept (p32)
Gladstone

Promotional feature:
Gladstone


Getting active online
Product news
Box clever

Box clever

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Star Trac has launched BoxMaster education - instructor training to accompany its BoxMaster boxing training station.
 
Having a ball

Having a ball

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Distributed in the UK by GymKit UK, the Ugi ball combines the squish of a beanbag with the bounce-back of a stress ball.
 
Getting a grip

Getting a grip

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

With grip strength the foundation of all lifting exercises, Escape Fitness has created the GripR - a Grip Resistance Trainer that helps members develop grip strength and thereby fully maximise their studio experience.
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SCIFIT Ltd (UK)

SCIFIT leads the way in the development of scientific solutions for fitness.

SCIFIT is a leading manufacturer of inclusive fitness cardio equipment including the PRO1 Upper Body and PRO2 Total Body Exercisers.
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Shaping futures

Delivering training for the next generation of active leisure workers is a great responsibility.
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Fitness operators hiding behind health and safety prevents active participation

Many gym customers who regularly work away from their home club, find the rigid operational procedures enforced by public sector gym operators prevent them from enjoying exercise.
  Fitness operators hiding behind health and safety prevents active participation

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