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Leisure Centre Manager - Trampoline Park
Salary: £30k plus bonus
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: AirHop


Assistant General Manager
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Location: East Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: London Alperton, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager x2
Salary: Starting: £22,685, rising annually to £24,775
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Company: Oxford Brookes University
Duty Manager
Salary: £26,274 - £27,864
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Company: The Robert Gordon University
Assistant Gym Manager
Salary: £22,000 plus bonus
Location: London, PArk Royal, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Acton, London, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
School Leisure and Sport Manager
Salary: £24k - £35k pa
Location: North West, United Kingdom
Company: School Lettings Solutions
General Managers
Salary: £28,000 - £36,000 (experience)
Location: Stevenage / Luton / Boston / Leeds / Plymouth
Company: truGym
Lifeguard
Salary: Starting £18,031, rising annually to £19,632
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Company: Oxford Brookes University
Become an Exercise to Music Instructor
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Focus Training
GP Exercise Referral
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Focus Training
Become an Exercise to Music Instructor
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Focus Training
Become a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Focus Training
Become a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Focus Training
Franchise Opportunities
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Fit4Less
Cleaners x 6
Salary: Grade A  -  £12,435pro rata
Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom
Company: Everybody Sport and Recreation
Site Supervisor cleaner
Salary: Grade C - £13,725 pro rata
Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom
Company: Everybody Sport and Recreation
Duty Manager
Salary: Grade G - £21,734
Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom
Company: Everybody Sport and Recreation

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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
Think-tank proposes GPs prescribe fitness classes in local parks  
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 fitness classes held in local parks. The idea would see the patient pay a standard .... more>>
Green dream? Suburban living linked to obesity epidemic in US study  
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 academics. Assistant professors of engineering Norman Garrick (University of Connecticut) and Wesley Marshall (Colorado .... 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>>
Aerobic fitness leads to better cognitive function: study  
By Chris Dodd

Greater aerobic fitness could lead to more fibrous and compact white matter, a type of nerve tissue connected to learning and brain function, according to a new .... more>>
RAF appoints Pulse as exclusive supplier of leased fitness equipment  
By Jak Phillips

Pulse has been named the exclusive supplier of leased fitness equipment to Britain’s Royal Air Force for the next four and a half years. The contract will .... more>>
High-intensity workouts more beneficial for heart transplant survivors: study  
By Chris Dodd

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been proven to be beneficial for clinically stable heart transplant recipients, with workouts helping to increase exercise capacity, maintain control of blood pressure and improve .... more>>
Wearable Bite Counter device bids to improve eating habits  
By Chris Dodd

A new piece of wearable kit has been developed to stop people from overeating, with the Bite Counter looking to provide a remedy to the developed world’s .... more>>
Newly-acquired Irish club becomes largest in énergie estate  
By Jak Phillips

énergie Fitness is the new operator of Naas Health and Fitness, a 31,000sq ft (2,880sq m) health club in North Kildare, Ireland, which replaces Wilmslow as the largest club in the énergie .... more>>
Survey says 84 per cent of fitness graduates find work within a month of completing course  
By Jak Phillips

A new survey of fitness professionals has revealed that as many as 84 per cent of UK personal training graduates are able to find work within a month of the .... more>>
Scientists explore potential of the human body and paper-thin printable batteries to power wearables  
By Jak Phillips

Batteries may soon be a thing of the past for low-power wearable technology devices, with the potential for energy to be generated from body heat and movement, plus ambient energy from the .... more>>
Regular exercise could help stave off depression in older men: study  
By Chris Dodd

Regular exercise could help to stave off depression in older men, according to new research published by Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. .... more>>
Fitness, not food, holds key to solving health crisis: report  
By Jak Phillips

An influential new report from a British think tank has given further support to the notion that inactivity, not obesity, is at the root of the UK’s health .... more>>
British Military Fitness swells ranks with return of founder  
By Jak Phillips

Harry Sowerby, the original founder of British Military Fitness (BMF) in 1999, is returning to the company as chair, 11 years after he left to serve as a section commander in Iraq and Afghanistan. He first conceived the BMF concept while working .... more>>
Routine exercise could help prevent development of breast cancer in post-menopausal women: study  
By Chris Dodd

Routine exercise could potentially reduce the risk of post-menopausal women developing breast cancer, according to research published in the American .... more>>

Features
Getting the UK active

ukactive update:
Getting the UK active


CEO David Stalker looks ahead to National Fitness Day, which swings into action this September
Give back to move forward

Gymtopia series:
Give back to move forward


Ray Algar reports on US charity-powered gym The Movement
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
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?


International news:

Turkish operator MACFit rolls out its new budget concept, while Fitness First Middle East opens three new sites
Engaging ex-members

Everyone’s talking about...:
Engaging ex-members


Ex-members have previously bought into the idea of going to the gym, so how can we tempt them back again?
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
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
Active design

Wellness cities:
Active design


Could adopting a different approach to city design and planning help make the UK population healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
Movers & Shakers

IHRSA Europe update:
Movers & Shakers


IHRSA unveils the world’s top health and fitness brands in this year’s Global 25 report
Getting intense

Research round-up:
Getting intense


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

Promotional feature:
Technogym


Reporting on the world’s first Let’s Move for a Better World Challenge
Product news
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.
 
Converting human energy into usable electricity with SportsArt equipment

Converting human energy into usable electricity with SportsArt equipment

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

SportsArt Fitness equipment is to be used in academic research to measure how much kinetic energy can be converted into usable electricity that can be wired back into the National Grid.
 
‘Black Belt’ Star Trac bike to launch in UK

‘Black Belt’ Star Trac bike to launch in UK

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Star Trac’s belt driven Spinner bike is to launch in the UK at a new, independent club. Fitness Hub UK in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, will open on 7 September.
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Pulse

Whether it’s state-of-the-art sustainable turnkey design and build developments or inclusive, energy saving, stylish fitness equipment, complete with a superlative motivational entertainment and education package – Pulse has it all.

With more than 30 years’ of commitment to building a healthier future for leisure operators, Pulse’ innovative leisure solutions help operators keep their business as fi t as their members.
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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
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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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01-03 Sep 2014

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