16 Apr 2014 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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UK Sales Director
Salary: Attractive salary package
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Pavigym UK

Front of House positions
Salary: £16,000
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Ten Pilates
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Membership Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Cranleigh Golf & Country Club
Fitness Instructor - Consultant - Freelance
Location: Watford / Gravesend, United Kingdom
Company: NRG Gym Limited
UK wide Trainee Personal Trainers Required
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Training Room
Battersea Sport Centre Manager
Salary: £30,648 - £32,253
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Wandsworth Borough Council
YMCAed Sales Executive
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAed
Personal Trainer/Owner
Salary: Opportunity to earn £80,000+
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Your Gym
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Sheffield City, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Training Diploma
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Intensive Personal Trainer
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Spa / Beauty Therapists
Salary: Competitive
Location: Suffolk, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: Northolt, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Gym Manager
Salary: -
Location: Tilehurst, Reading, United Kingdom
Company: Rivers Health and Fitness
Assistant Manager
Salary: £15,000 - £19,000 depending on experience
Location: Various, United Kingdom
Company: Powerleague

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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
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News headlines
Life Fitness sets sights on public sector with new appointments
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 for education. In his new role, McLaughlan will lead the UK Local Authority and Trust Team, creating strong client partnerships to help organisations in the public sector meet .... more>>
Fusion Lifestyle attracts top talent to bolster management team  
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 deliver a private sector know-how at affordable prices. This year looks set to be another crucial 12 months for the leisure operator, with over £20m of investment being put in to the redevelopment .... 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>>
Brian Thompson to head up Createability's sales ops  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure design and build specialist Createability has secured health, fitness and leisure industry veteran Brian Thompson as its new sales director. Thompson, whose career spans more than .... more>>
EuropeActive aims to almost double EU health club membership by 2025  
By Jak Phillips

EuropeActive (formerly EHFA – European Health and Fitness Association) has set itself the ambitious goal of almost doubling the number of health club members in .... more>>
Workington’s £9.4m leisure centre plans unveiled by Allerdale Council
By Tom Anstey

Allerdale Council has revealed images for Workington’s new £9.4m leisure centre in Cumbria. If given the go ahead .... more>>
Premier and Pure Gym offer guaranteed employment to graduates
By Tom Anstey

Premier Training International has teamed up with fitness brand Pure Gym to provide its graduates with guaranteed employment, giving students a definitive pathway into the working world. .... more>>
ukactive highlights its credentials to be regulator of national activity strategy  
By Jak Phillips

ukactive CEO David Stalker has outlined his organisation’s credentials to serve as independent watchdog for the national physical activity plan suggested in today’s report from the All-Party Commission on Physical Activity. The report – launched .... more>>

Changing places

Changing rooms:
Changing places

We look at some recent, brand-enhancing changing room projects
Going Deutsch

European market review:
Going Deutsch

Dirk Kemmerling gives an overview of Germany's fitness market
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
fitness-kit.net special

Studio special:
fitness-kit.net special

The latest news and products for group exercise studios

People news:

FitPro recruits Fergus Ahern and Mel Spooner, and Jenny Patrickson joins Active IQ
Exercise and the QOF

Everyone's talking about...:
Exercise and the QOF

What does it mean now that physical activity has been taken off the QOF, and can it be reinstated?

Supplier showcase:

Recent projects by Matrix Fitness, Technogym and Escape Fitness

Promotional feature:

Getting active online
Escape fitness

Promotional feature:
Escape fitness

Functional training is generating a real buzz both for members and for the balance sheet
Product news
Box clever

Box clever


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

Having a ball


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


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 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.
  Shaping futures
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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