07 Mar 2015 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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General Managers
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Newcastle East, Bournemouth and Newport Wales, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Duty Manager
Salary: £16,800 per annum
Location: Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Sport and Leisure Manager
Salary: £22,253 - £27,222
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: The Knole Academy
Fitness Instructor / Consultant
Salary: Freelance
Location: Gravesend / 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
Leisure Assistant - 2 Posts Available
Salary: £18,549 - £22,029 pro rata per annum
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: De Montfort University
Leisure Centre Receptionist
Salary: £15,356 - £18,031 per annum
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: De Montfort University
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
Director of Sport, Exercise and Health
Salary: Starting at £60,823
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: University of Bristol
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: North Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Regional Sales Manager
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience. OTE £65k
Location: South Coast, United Kingdom
Company: Sports Art Fitness
Senior Duty Manager
Salary: £18,000.00 - £20,000.00 Per Annum
Location: Newbury, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Snr Physical Activities Worker / Relief Supervisor
Salary: £7.66 per hour
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Company: Zest
Regional Merchandiser/Account Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: South East, United Kingdom
Company: Zoggs
Membership Sales Advisor
Salary: Salary will be £17 - 18k plus commission
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Anytime fitness
Team Leader - Harrow School Sports Club
Salary: £on application
Location: Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, London, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
Recreation Development Officer
Salary: £26,293 - £28,746
Location: Poole, United Kingdom
Company: Borough of Poole

Training directory

in this issue

• Green light for £400m Tottenham stadium
• Agassi nets DLL supply contract
• Man Utd legends unveil Hotel Football

Property & tenders
Extra-Curricular Karate Tuition
Location: Wandsworth, London SW11 & SW12 Company: Northwood Schools Ltd
Office space available
Location: Company: Brunel University
Outsourcing of Food and Beverage operation
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: MW Estates
Leisure Management Opportunity
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
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News headlines
Kate Cracknell: Time to make activity a social experience  
Kate Cracknell: Time to make activity a social experience

By Jak Phillips

Efforts to overcome physical inactivity need to driven by positive changes that embed activity into our daily lives, rather than simply providing information and expecting people to make the right decision. That is the view of Health Club Management editor Kate Cracknell, who calls for activity to be encouraged across the entire fabric of society in her editor’s letter for the March 2015 edition. Citing a recent paper .... more>>
Pilates legend Lolita San Miguel to stage masterclasses in Scotland  
Pilates legend Lolita San Miguel to stage masterclasses in Scotland

By Jak Phillips

A first generation Pilates master, who trained under Joe Pilates himself, is heading to Scotland’s largest studio to pass on her knowledge in a series of workshops. Florida-based Lolita San Miguel – one of only two known practitioners to have been officially certified by Joseph and Clara Pilates – has more than .... more>>

Obese people's brains have fewer ‘pleasure receptors’: study  
By Helen Andrews

People with obesity have a significantly lower number of neurotransmitters dedicated to generating pleasurable sensations than people of a normal weight, .... more>>
Cut sugar consumption to less than 10 per cent of daily energy intake: WHO  
By Helen Andrews

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidelines on sugar consumption that say adults and children from most countries in the world should roughly .... more>>
Cricket star Henry Olonga to speak at active-net 2015  
By Jak Phillips

Former Zimbabwean test cricketer Henry Olonga has been announced as the after-dinner speaker for this year’s active-net event. Olonga made his international cricketing debut in 1995, becoming the youngest player to .... more>>
Boutique cycling heads to Dubai through stylish studio  
By Kate Cracknell

New independent cycling studio Souplesse Cycle opened in Dubai at the end of February. Owned by Inga Frolova, the 223sq m (2,400sq ft) facility is equipped by RealRyder. There are 24 bikes in the studio, which also features a fibreoptic ceiling, giving riders the impression of cycling under a starry night sky. Luminous textile panels to the sides of the stage are part of the lighting system; these are .... more>>
ukactive seeks board members to launch ‘new era’  
By Jak Phillips

ukactive is inviting applications for its new board from today (4 March) as it embarks on a “new era,” following the conclusion of a nine-month governance review. The call for applications marks the start of a new chapter for the physical activity .... more>>
Kyricos: brands must recognise the 'huge opportunity' of wellness  
By Mia Kyricos

Spa and wellness brands have a massive opportunity to shape the future of wellness by assisting consumers in their quest to live healthier, even richer lives, says Mia Kyricos, chief brand officer for Spafinder Wellness, Inc, writing in the latest .... more>>
The end of smelly gyms? Google targets body odour with new patent  
By Jak Phillips

Stinky armpits in gyms could soon be a thing of the past if Google is able to bring its latest patent to fruition. The tech giant has filed designs for an .... more>>
Can a treadmill test tell us when when we’re going to die?  
By Jak Phillips

Cardiologists who have developed a new formula to predict the likelihood of death based on a treadmill test, say fitness was the single most powerful indicator .... more>>
TRX expands EMEA team with triple appointment  
By Jak Phillips

TRX has announced three new appointments to further strengthen its EMEA team, having recently recruited Alan Holl from Virgin Active to serve as the region’s senior director. The hat-trick of new hires sees Anthony Foster .... more>>
SLM owner signals public health ambitions with weight management acquisition  
By Jak Phillips

The owner of Sports Leisure Management (SLM) has acquired wellness intervention provider Weight Management Centre as it bids to cement its position as a leading public health delivery partner. Family-owned business Castle View – which led a buyout of SLM in 2000 – took control .... more>>
Doctors call for child wellbeing to be election priority  
By Jak Phillips

Ensuring that Britain’s children are leading healthy and active lifestyles should be a top priority for all parties in the forthcoming General Election. That is the view of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health .... more>>
Wearable start-ups make leap into skipping rope sector  
By Jak Phillips

We’ve had smartwatches, smart glasses and even smart shoes. Now the humble skipping rope is the latest age-old object to be reinvigorated as a fitness-focused .... more>>
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 .... more>>


Promotional feature:

Here come the girls – Matrix offers an overview of its initiatives to promote, develop and encourage women’s sport and activity
Exercise is medicine

Exercise referral:
Exercise is medicine

What do health and fitness providers need to know before committing to an exercise referral scheme? We offer an overview of the key points to consider
Leaving a legacy

Gymtopia series:
Leaving a legacy

Ray Algar reports on the health club chain giving young homeless people a future, thanks to the legacy of Baron Carl Gripenstedt

News round-up:

Virgin Active partners Tough Mudder, David Stalker to step down as ukactive CEO, and filmmakers’ favourite Stoke Park unveils new gym

Promotional feature:

Using technology to measure, test and track performance has become an essential consideration for many operators. Wattbike outlines its latest innovations in this area

Supplier showcase:

We take a look at recent installations by Star Trac, Technogym and Safe Space Lockers
Sam Hill and Ben Barker

Sam Hill and Ben Barker

PAN Studio's Run An Empire app aims to bring sport to a gaming generation

Promotional feature:

Gladstone showcases its new app, which has been designed to help users book and pay for classes and activities on the go
Promoting activity

Everyone’s talking about...:
Promoting activity

Physical inactivity is a major factor in lifestyle diseases like cancer and diabetes. Is it time for a top-down intervention to get people moving?
Empowering women

Strength training:
Empowering women

Women tend to avoid weights for fear of looking like a bodybuilder, but strength training should be a key part of their workouts. We take a look at some best practice examples
Les Mills

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Les Mills

Ninety per cent of exercisers say they prefer to work out in a group – ensure your group exercise timetable has pulling power, says Les Mills UK
Alex Smith, Mike Geier and Tejas Shastry

Alex Smith, Mike Geier and Tejas Shastry

AMPY harnesses your own movement to charge your phone, as its co-founders explain
Product news
Middle East expansion for Myzone-based group training product

Middle East expansion for Myzone-based group training product


Horizon Fitness is rolling out a small group training product in the Middle East following a successful launch.
MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East

MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East


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


LA Fitness has contracted Physical Company to create and equip ‘Primal Series’ gym floor classes and refresh its group fitness offering.
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Company profile
ESP Leisure Ltd

We offer a comprehensive and scalable portfolio of software modules that work stand-alone or combined to suit all sizes of operation.

ESP provides powerful and effective leisure management software solutions. With over 20 years at the forefront of the industry, we have the knowledge and experience to deliver tailor-made systems that are easy to use and represent excellent value for money.
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Featured Suppliers
Matchmaking at the Sports & Leisure Facilities Forum

The Sports & Leisure Facilities Forum is taking place this year on 8 July, at the Hilton London Wembley hotel.
  Matchmaking at the Sports & Leisure Facilities Forum
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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09-12 Apr 2015

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Exhibition Centre, Cologne, Germany

15-17 Apr 2015

International Exhibition of Medical Tourism, SPA & Wellness – Healthcare Travel Expo

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