20 Oct 2014 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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Rackets Manager
Salary: -
Location: Ilkley, United Kingdom
Company: Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club

Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Shirley, Solihull, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Instructor (part time)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chesham, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Croydon, Greater London, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Sports and Communities Events Officer
Salary: £30,311 - £33,998
Location: Based in Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Nottingham City Council
Customer Relations / Sales Manager
Salary: £20-£22K
Location: Braintree, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
General Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £40K + 25 days holiday, private medical
Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Customer Relations (Sales) Manager
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: EN1 1YP, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Wet (Pool) Operations Manager
Salary: £18 - £26K
Location: TW13 5EG, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Sales Advisers
Salary: Competitive basic salary+Uncapped OTE to achieve £30k+ pa
Location: E14, London
Company: Be A Better You
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Newcastle St James, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Mansfield, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Part-Time Fitness Trainer
Salary: £20,080 pa pro-rata (£11,473 pa for 20 hours per week)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Queen Mary Students’ Union
Course Tutor and Assessor x 2
Salary: £21,000-£25000 plus bonus
Location: West Midlands and London, United Kingdom
Company: Sportwise
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Location: Snaresbrook, London, United Kingdom
Company: Sylvestrian Leisure Centre

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• Nuffield Health lands £330m to fuel expansion
• Experts examine referral issues
• Lancs CCC targets funds for hotel project

Property & tenders
Expressions of Interest invited: Contract to operate London horizons Leisure Club and Accommodation
Location: Company: Horizon Leisure
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
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News headlines
Cycling specialist Neil Troutman joins Keiser UK as master instructor  
Cycling specialist Neil Troutman joins Keiser UK as master instructor

By Jak Phillips

Keiser UK has appointed Neil Troutman as new master instructor, tasked with building a team of master instructors to deliver Keiser’s M Series and Air training courses. In addition, he will be developing a portfolio of training and educational .... more>>
Naked mixed-gender yoga takes off in London  
Naked mixed-gender yoga takes off in London

By Helen Andrews

The latest fitness trend to hit London is mixed-gender naked yoga classes. Actor Matthew McConaughey and pop artist Lady Gaga are said to be fans of the liberating exercise, which supposedly helps participants beat weight issues and become less .... more>>

Turkish hospital brand plans new chain of health clubs  
By Kate Cracknell

A new club, Acibadem Sports, has opened in Istanbul, Turkey. Owned by Acibadem, a leader in healthcare and hospitals, the 4,000sq m (43,056sq ft) club is .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: Health clubs under threat from march of microgyms, says Ray Algar  
By Jak Phillips

Traditional health clubs offering a broad selection of activities at a mid-range price are at serious risk of having their business ‘salami-sliced’ away by .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: Olav Thorstad wins European Leadership Award  
By Jak Phillips

Health & Fitness Nordic Company CEO Olav Thorstad was presented with the EU Club Leadership Award 2014 during the 14th Annual IHRSA European Congress in Amsterdam this morning (17 October). Announcing the award, IHRSA president and CEO Joe Moore .... more>>
GLL toasts double leisure contract success  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure operator GLL is in the mood for celebration after picking up two major contracts in quick succession. The not-for-profit leisure provider has been awarded long-term leases for six of Swindon’s leisure facilities – joining the Oasis Leisure .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: CEO Joe Moore hails industry ALS campaign  
By Jak Phillips

IHRSA president and CEO Joe Moore paid tribute to the health and fitness industry's growing sense of philanthropism during .... more>>
IHRSA Europe Congress kicks off in Amsterdam  
By Jak Phillips

The 14th IHRSA European Congress gets underway in Amsterdam today (16 October) with delegates arriving for an action-packed four days of networking and .... more>>
Indie gym fuses fitness with physiotherapy  
By Jak Phillips

A new independent health club in Christchurch, Dorset, is bidding to bring healthcare and fitness under one roof as part of a new integrative offering. Manoj .... more>>
LIW to rebrand as fitness-focused event for 2015  
By Jak Phillips

Organisers of Leisure Industry Week (LIW) have announced a rebrand that will see it become a health, wellbeing and fitness-focused event for 2015 onwards. .... more>>
Floating bikeway joins pot of ideas for London cycling  
By Alice Davis

When it comes to how best to cater for cyclists in the UK’s capital, more ideas are being "floated" than ever before. The latest is the Thames Deckway, a 7-mile .... more>>
UK wearable tech uptake ‘set to double’ in 2015  
By Jak Phillips

The number of people who own wearable tech in the UK is set to double in 2015 – from 6 to 13 per cent – as products make the leap from niche to mainstream. These are the findings from .... more>>
Arianna Huffington to deliver keynote at IHRSA 2015  
By Jak Phillips

IHRSA has announced a diverse mix of keynote speakers for the association’s 34th Annual International Convention & Trade Show in Los Angeles next year, with media mogul Arianna Huffington .... more>>
LA fitness appoints Sam Theyers as new national head of fitness  
By Jak Phillips

LA fitness has promoted Sam Theyers to the role of national head of fitness for the 47-club chain. Theyers, who has been with LA fitness since April 2013, took up his new role on 1 October, after a successful year as .... more>>
Pure Gym becomes latest gym chain to target London dominance  
By Jak Phillips

Pure Gym has joined a number of high-profile UK gym chains in setting its sights on dominating the capital’s fitness market by announcing a raft of new health clubs in the coming months. Set to open in Autumn, Pure Gym .... more>>



Zombie races, selfies top the poll of gym-goers’ peeves, and action movies prove bad for your waistline
Intelligent systems

Tech series:
Intelligent systems

How can health clubs better use the reams of data generated by their in-club software systems to make smarter business decisions? Kate Langrish reports

Promotional Feature:

David Hopkins, MD and founder of mystery shopping and research company Proinsight, on turning everyday insights into profits
Offshore fitness

New opening:
Offshore fitness

Alison Bledge examines how the offshore industry is managing the wellbeing of its workers, and looks at a gym installed onboard the floating hotel Safe Scandinavia
Bidding for the obesity buck

Bidding for the obesity buck

Kath Hudson offers an overview of the groups and schemes pitching to help tackle the UK’s obesity crisis

International news:

Boxing legend David Haye launches his flagship fitness club in Dubai, while US Fitness adds Sport & Health’s 23 clubs to its portfolio
A sense of purpose

Gymtopia series:
A sense of purpose

UK-based Mosaic Spa & Health Clubs is working with a charity in Uganda to rediscover the company’s mission. Ray Algar reports
Consumer insight

IHRSA update:
Consumer insight

Findings from the 2014 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report
The future of fitness

Consumer research:
The future of fitness

Michael Oliver analyses the findings of Mintel’s 2014 Health and Fitness Clubs industry report
Early start

Research round-up:
Early start

Two new studies into children’s exercise look at why it matters, and how we can help ensure it happens
Expanding overseas

Everyone’s talking about...:
Expanding overseas

As the economy improves, will fitness operators eye new markets or consolidate their existing bases?

News round-up:

Fitness First revs up its rebrand, LA fitness launched second LAX club, and Apple unveils its iWatch
Product news
RFID wristband offers easy locker solution

RFID wristband offers easy locker solution


EasyBand is a new low-cost, waterproof RFID wristband that can integrate with locker systems.
NXG equipment range launched by Podium 4 Sport

NXG equipment range launched by Podium 4 Sport


Belfast-based Podium 4 Sport has launched a new range of fitness equipment, while the company is also expanding into mainland UK.
Ergonomic classroom chair now available in leisure facilities

Ergonomic classroom chair now available in leisure facilities


The leisure industry is being urged to do more to encourage good posture with the availability of an ergonomically- shaped chair designed to prevent the hazards of prolonged sitting positions.
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Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers

A new brand has emerged in the health and fitness industry offering a new alternative to the way supplements are consumed.
  Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms

When Gambaru decided to open 24 hours a day, Addgards’ Hand & Handle Wet Wipe stations provided the perfect solution for fast, effective cleaning of all gym equipment for their members.
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