26 Nov 2014 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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General Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Norwich, United Kingdom
Company: Bewilderwood

Membership Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Basildon, United Kingdom
Company: Momentum Excel
Lifeguard (Leisure Assistant)
Salary: Up to £6.97 an hour
Location: Rugby, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Become a Gym Instructor - guaranteed interviews!
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Fitness First Middle East
Location: Middle East
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Become a LES MILLS Exercise to Music Instructor!
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Qualify with Premier Training and work for PURE GYM!
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Fitness Motivator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ealing, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,750 - £17,250
Location: Cherwell, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Tennis Performance Officer
Salary: £22,221 (under review)
Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Company: Aspire Sport and Culture Trust
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self-employed
Location: Sheffield City Centre South, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self-employed
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self-Employed
Location: North Finchley, London , United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Group Exercise & Fitness Manager
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: Southwark
Company: The Bankside Health Club
Fitness Apprentice
Salary: -
Location: Fit4Less Cheadle, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £18,845 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Surrey , United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Sales - National Accounts Manager
Salary: £30,000-£50,000
Location: London, Midlands or similar, United Kingdom
Company: Anytime Leisure
Regional Account Manager
Salary: OTE £35K-£40K
Location: Midlands and South, United Kingdom
Company: Harlands Group
Recreation Assistant
Salary: £15,500-£16,500
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle

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in this issue

• Labour reveals vision for activity-focused NHS
• Snap Fitness targets UK rollout
• The Student Hotel to target millennials

Property & tenders
Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
Location: Company: Test Valley
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Leisure Management Contract: Market Engagement Day
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot Company: Rushmoor Borough Council
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom Company: Global Geoparks Network
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County 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
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News headlines
David Lloyd announces tech and design-driven gym innovation programme  
David Lloyd announces tech and design-driven gym innovation programme

By Jak Phillips

David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has launched a new gym transformation programme, which will see innovative design, technology and ‘best-in-class’ equipment installed at a number of clubs in its 91-strong network. The TDR Capital-owned gym chain has .... more>>
STA announces new CEO as Roger Millward steps down  
STA announces new CEO as Roger Millward steps down

By Jak Phillips

Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) CEO Roger Millward has announced that he will retire next summer, with his son Theo set to take over the reigns at the charity organisation. Millward senior announced that we would be stepping down at the STA’s .... more>>

Serco to sell leisure arm  
By Jak Phillips

Up to 70 UK leisure and sports facilities face an uncertain future after operator Serco announced plans to sell its leisure arm. Services giant Serco is .... more>>
East Lindsey to tackle obesity issues with new leisure trust  
By Ashley Harrison

East Lindsey District Council (ELDC) has set up a charitable trust to run leisure and cultural services within the district .... more>>
Van Gogh glowing cycle trail shimmers in Netherlands  
By Katie Buckley

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has unveiled what is arguably the world’s most artistic cycle path in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Vincent Van Gogh’s .... more>>
JD Gyms poised for growth  
By Kate Cracknell

Retail megabrand JD Sports, which announced its entry into the gym market with the launch of its new JD Gyms brand in early 2014, has outlined plans for expansion in 2015. Due to launch its second club in December 2014 in Liverpool city centre - .... more>>
Fitness First India invests US$26m in 30 new fitness clubs  
By Helen Andrews

Fitness First Group has announced plans to spend more than Rs160 crores (US$26m, €21m, £16.4m) on its expansion in India, to open 30 new premium fitness clubs .... more>>
Fitness firms urged to upskill young employees through free apprenticeship scheme  
By Jak Phillips

Active leisure employers are being urged to grasp the opportunity to improve the skills and expertise of more young people in the sector through a free scheme .... more>>
Fitness wearables will dip, but then bounce back, says study  
By Kath Hudson

Wearable fitness devices are projected to dip in popularity in the short term, but bounce back in 2016, according to new research. Analyst Gartner believes .... more>>
Exercise could help arthritis sufferers: study  
By Kath Hudson

New research has found that regular exercise and physical therapy may benefit people with hip and knee arthritis. The study, carried out at the University of Otago in New Zealand, involved 206 people over two years. It found that those who did exercise and/or physical therapy had greater improvements in pain, stiffness and physical function than those who received usual medical care alone. There is a .... more>>
Shocking stats show obesity costs as much as smoking  
By Kath Hudson

The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or the war on terror and more than both alcoholism and climate change, according to new research. .... more>>
Fitness gadget could mean you never have to plug your phone in again  
By Kath Hudson

No longer will your phone running out of juice be a problem: providing you are prepared to have a quick run. New gadget AMPY converts energy from motion into battery life to charge any USB-powered device. A 30-minute run, 10,000 steps or an hour’s .... more>>
Exercise can raise the pain barrier: study  
By Kath Hudson

Scientists have found that an individual’s post-workout level of pain sensitivity could indicate their chances of developing chronic pain. In a study carried out by the Rutgers School of .... more>>
MPs get on board to tackle physical inactivity  
By Kath Hudson

MPs attending the first ever first Parliamentary Debate on physical activity have agreed the government has a large role to play in kickstarting a reversal of the current trend towards .... more>>
Exercise shown to help kidney disease patients  
By Kath Hudson

Simple exercises can help improve the health of patients with kidney disease, according to research carried out at London’s King’s College Hospital. Researchers found that 12 months of exercise-based rehabilitation significantly slowed the rate of .... more>>

Matrix Fitness

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Matrix Fitness

Matrix Fitness rounds up the news from its elite cycling team
Show me the money

Management series:
Show me the money

Health clubs rise and fall on the strength of their financial control and keeping the confidence of stakeholders, says Katherine Selby


Swiss hostel offers wellness on a shoestring, and a new cycling-focused hotel opens in Japan
Ask the experts

2015 predictions:
Ask the experts

As we gear up for 2015, what looks set to drive growth for the health and fitness sector?

People news:

Scott Rolfe is appointed CEO of Halo, and Mark Talley swaps LA fitness for Everyone Active


We meet the inventors of the Act Alarm Clock, StepJockey calorie converter and One World Futbol
The winners

Health Club Awards:
The winners

Meet the winning health and fitness clubs, announced at the recent Health Club Awards, as voted for by club members around the UK
Fasting find

Research round-up:
Fasting find

A groundbreaking US study has found that fasting can strengthen the immune system, and may have a role to play in healthy ageing
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills

90 per cent of exercisers say they prefer to work out in a group. Is your studio timetable up to scratch?
Hi-tech future

Tech series:
Hi-tech future

What will the digital health club of the future look like? We ask the experts for their thoughts
IHRSA news

IHRSA update:
IHRSA news

Arianna Huffington to speak at IHRSA 2015, and Olav Thorstad wins European leadership award
Wearing it well

Wearable technology:
Wearing it well

We catch up with the latest products in wearable technology – a market that’s expected to be worth US$2bn by 2018
Product news
London studio chooses Physical Company kit

London studio chooses Physical Company kit


Physical Company has been selected as equipment supplier for a newly opened studio in London.
Taking the F.I.T challenge in the face of obesity

Taking the F.I.T challenge in the face of obesity


Forever Living Products' new weight management programme ‘F.I.T’ has been launched in the UK, at a time when obesity levels in the country continue to rise.
London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people

London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people


A range of skin and bodycare products designed for active people by active people has been launched. British entrepreneur Lara Morgan is the creative force behind ‘activbod’.
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Wattbike Ltd

Adopted by the major health and fitness providers, the Wattbike has become an essential piece of equipment across gym floors worldwide.

Wattbike Ltd are the creators of the revolutionary indoor bike, the Wattbike. Working in partnership with British Cycling, it took several years of research and development to produce this truly unique indoor bike.
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Featured Suppliers
Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength

Life Fitness’ multi-site contract with Serco has been extended for a further five years under which it will provide fitness equipment across the management company’s entire leisure portfolio.
  Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength
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

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