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Assistant Sales and Retention Manager
Salary: SO1 £24,892 - £26,539 per annum
Location: Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Company: Kirklees Active Leisure

Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainers
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, United Kingdom
Company: MK Health Hub
Sports Performance Officer
Salary: £24,775 - £27,864
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: UWE (University of West England)
Inside Sales Representative
Salary: Negotiable
Location: High Wycombe
Company: Star Trac
Community Sports Development Officer (NGBs)
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Freelance Tutor
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Bristol and South Wales, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Assistant Centre Manager - Hampton Pool
Salary: £25,500 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA London South West
National Sport Manager
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Mencap
Swim Teachers Level 1 and Level 2
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Winsford / Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Leisure Assistant / Fitness Instructor
Salary: £18,549 - £20,781 pa
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: Aston University
Aerobics, Dance and ZUMBA Instructors wanted
Salary: Competitive
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: Aston University
Personal Trainer Course Tutor/Assessors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Middlesex, United Kingdom
Company: Be A Better You
Membership Sales / Fitness Consultant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Maidstone, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Crew Member/Fitness Instructor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Wallington, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Location: Bromley, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
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Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group

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in this issue

• Legal challenge leaves Spurs in stadium limbo
• Industry to rally for Fitness Day
• WHG snaps up Manchester's Lowry Hotel

Property & tenders
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
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
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
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News headlines
Alan Holl leaves Virgin Active to join TRX  
Alan Holl leaves Virgin Active to join TRX

By Jak Phillips

Body weight training supplier TRX has announced the appointment of Alan Holl – previously head of fitness at Virgin Active UK – to operate as senior director of Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Holl has held senior fitness roles with both Fitness First and Virgin Active in the health club sector, having previously had a 13-year career in the British .... more>>
Battle of the beverages: Energy drinks edging out sports solutions  
Battle of the beverages: Energy drinks edging out sports solutions

By Jason Holland

Sales of sports and energy drinks are expected to pass the £1.5bn mark in the UK in 2014 – but the majority are drunk at home rather than the gym, according to research house Mintel. And while the energy drinks sector continues to grow, with sales .... more>>

Apple Watch: will the smartwatch trend really catch on in the UK?  
By Chris Dodd

Last week saw the long-awaited unveiling of Apple’s first truly new product in four years as it pulled back the curtain on .... more>>
Everyone Active joins PayasUgym network  
By Jak Phillips

Online gym pass provider PayasUgym has continued its busy start to September by adding Everyone Active clubs to its growing network – which comprises more than .... more>>
Les Mills to host tri-city fitness sessions on National Fitness Day  
By Jak Phillips

Global group fitness brand Les Mills will support National Fitness Day on 26 September with mass participation exercise events engaging hundreds of people in .... more>>
Peppa Pig workout programme to tackle inactivity among toddlers  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure operator Places for People is to harness the ubiquitous popularity of Peppa Pig in a bid to banish inactivity among children under five. Entertainment One – creator of the all-conquering IP – has teamed up with activity programme design startup Tumuv to produce the new .... more>>
Is Vasper the future of spa fitness offerings?  
By Helen Andrews

Vasper, a hi-tech training system based on cooling and compression, has been designed to deliver the benefits of anaerobic exercise without the high intensity effort. With organisations including Google and NASA among its .... more>>
Higher levels of physical activity in schoolboys related to improved academic performance: study  
By Chris Dodd

Higher levels of physical activity during boys' first three school years has been linked to improved academic performance, according to a new study published in .... more>>
Will parkour make the jump into gyms through new fitness classes?  
By Jak Phillips

Coaching company Parkour Generations (PG) is hoping to give a leg-up to the increasingly popular parkour training discipline by launching its new MOV’ concept, .... more>>
What does an unhealthy BMI look like?  
By Helen Andrews

Health messages and pictures of what a healthy and unhealthy BMI look like should be combined, according to researchers who believe that as the rest of the global population’s obesity levels .... more>>
Cosslett turns to ex-IHG colleague for Fitness First CMO position  
By Jak Phillips

Fitness First has appointed David Anderson as chief marketing officer to lead the latest phase of its brand transformation. Anderson is thought to have impressed group CEO Andy Cosslett .... more>>
Asia Pacific survey: A path to profit  
By Kate Cracknell

The annual Fitness Industry Survey, conducted by Ezypay Australia, has identified an untapped opportunity for gyms in Asia Pacific to sell personal training. The 2014 survey reveals that across the five countries surveyed – Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong .... more>>
Romford Leisure Development plans close to fruition  
By Chris Dodd

The long-awaited creation of the Romford Leisure Development has taken a further step forward, with demolition work beginning to clear the ground of an old ice .... more>>
Short bursts of exercise still bring impressive results for health and wellbeing: study  
By Chris Dodd

Exercise may not be the all or nothing health remedy some consider it to be, with brief bursts of moderate physical activity still contributing to increased .... more>>
Genae: Fourth club open, fifth planned  
By Kate Cracknell

French operator Genae Club has added a fourth club to its portfolio with the acquisition of a 2,400sq m facility from health club brand Elixia. The club in .... more>>


People news:

Steve Barrett joins start-up 1Rebel
On-screen performance

Club AV fitness-kit:
On-screen performance

Rounding up some of the latest innovations in the area of consoles and in-club entertainment systems
In it for the long term

Weight management:
In it for the long term

What can health clubs and leisure centres do to improve their weight management offering?
March of the microgyms

New opening:
March of the microgyms

As the microgym sector continues to grow, Dawn Tuckwell visits three new clubs in London and gives her verdict on the experience

Show preview – LIW 2014:

Nicky Jobson looks ahead to the highlights in store for visitors to this year’s Leisure Industry Week
Assigning a Value

ukactive update:
Assigning a Value

An upcoming report promises to put a true value on the fitness sector, say ukactive’s David Stalker
Media irresponsibility

Editor’s letter:
Media irresponsibility

With the nation dying from obesity and related issues, it’s irresponsible to give people grounds to opt out of activity, says Kate Cracknell
Life after war

Gymtopia series:
Life after war

Ray Algar reports on a joint US mission bringing war veterans and communities together through fitness initiatives
Physical Company

Promotional feature:
Physical Company

Introducing the Total Gym Elevate Line of resistance equipment
Gut restoration

Digestive health:
Gut restoration

A growing body of research shows how gut health can impact anything from our immunity to our mood

News round-up:

The Gym Group eyes international expansion, Virgin Active set to launch hi-tech clubs, and expect more acquisitions by Nuffield

LIW exhibitor news:

Find out about the latest product launches and innovations to be showcased at LIW later this month
Product news
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room

Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room


Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig.
Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating

Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating


Mission Athletecare – which was co-founded by a group of athletes including tennis champion Serena Williams – has launched its ‘EnduraCool’ instant cooling towel in the UK.
Physical Company wins LA Fitness supply contract

Physical Company wins LA Fitness supply contract


LA Fitness has selected Physical Company as equipment supplier for its newly refurbished flagship LAX club in South Kensington, London.
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Star Trac

Star Trac offer a complete line of cardiovascular, strength and functional training equipment.

Star Trac is a fitness company focused on customer relationships, solutions that help our clients grow and fitness equipment design innovation.
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Featured Suppliers
New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club

Life Fitness has installed new fitness equipment at Isenhurst Country Club, which has sites in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough, East Sussex.
  New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club
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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