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


Duty Manager
Salary: Attractive
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Wood Green, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Part Time Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Liverpool central , United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Aquatics Development Officer
Salary: £19,817 - £21,067 pa
Location: Preston, United Kingdom
Company: Preston City Council
Group Exercise Instructors
Salary: -
Location: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Consultant
Salary: £15,000 to £17,000 pa
Location: Guildford, United Kingdom
Company: University of Surrey
Community Club and Coach Officer (Training)
Salary: Circa £22,000 - £25,000 (F/T)
Location: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Company: Disability Sports Coach Ltd
Community Club and Coach Officer
Salary: Circa £22,000 - £25,000 (FT)
Location: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Company: Disability Sports Coach Ltd
Operations Manager
Salary: Circa £26,000 – £28,000 (FT)
Location: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Company: Disability Sports Coach Ltd
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £18,318 per annum
Location: London Borough of Islington, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Receptionist (Customer Service Advisor)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Group Exercise Instructors
Salary: £25 per hour class
Location: Bromley, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Sales Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Hounslow, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Sales Advisor
Salary: Up to £15,549 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Chiltern, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Deputy Centre Manager
Salary: (SCP 24-29) £21,330.63 - £25,203.29
Location: Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Tone Leisure
Pilates Instructors / Personal trainers wanted
Salary: £16K basic salary, plus PT bonus ( OTE 20k +)
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: Ten Pilates

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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
High-intensity workouts more beneficial for heart transplant survivors: study  
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 resting heart rates, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The study has compared the impact of .... more>>
Wearable Bite Counter device bids to improve eating habits  
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 obesity crisis. The counter has been designed as a wristwatch to detect, count and display .... 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>>
Pure Gym to maintain march on Manchester with latest club launch  
By Jak Phillips

PureGym is to continue its expansion after the failed merger with The Gym Group by opening yet another new club in Manchester by the end of the year. The latest gym – located in Exchange Quay – will be the chain’s sixth in .... more>>
£9.5m Witham Leisure Centre open for business  
By Jak Phillips

A brand new leisure centre for Witham in Essex – replacing the existing Bramston Sports Centre facility – is now open for business after a 15-month build. The .... more>>
Interval training could be more beneficial for sufferers of type 2 diabetes, says new study  
By Chris Dodd

Interval training could prove to be more beneficial for glucose control in sufferers of type 2 diabetes than continuous amounts of exercise, according to the .... more>>
The Gym Group exploring ‘Europe and beyond’ for expansion  
By Jak Phillips

The Gym Group is “positively exploring” foreign markets and engaging in discussions with a number of parties as it bids to banish the ghost of its failed merger .... more>>
More gain, less pain: Exercise could help to increase pain tolerance, says new study  
By Chris Dodd

The longer we exercise the more tolerance we may have towards pain, a new study has found, potentially showing how physical activity can impact perceptions of .... more>>
12,000 cancers each year caused by people being overweight or obese, new study finds  
By Chris Dodd

Around 12,000 cases of cancer each year are caused by people being overweight or obese, according to a new study published in The Lancet medical journal. .... more>>

Features
Getting intense

Research round-up:
Getting intense


Research from the US shows that the key to getting exercise results lies in upping the intensity
What’s hot in spa?

Spa experiences:
What’s hot in spa?


Spa products for health clubs have moved way beyond just sauna and steamrooms. We take a look at some exciting new options
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


News round-up:

Pure Gym and The Gym Group scrap merger plans, Gymbox secures £10m capital, 1Rebel’s crowdfunding investment drive, and Google launches first smartwatch
Give back to move forward

Gymtopia series:
Give back to move forward


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


International news:

Turkish operator MACFit rolls out its new budget concept, while Fitness First Middle East opens three new sites
Indoor revolution

Cycling round-up:
Indoor revolution


We round up some of the latest products that are helping to power the boom in indoor cycling
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
Safe and sound

Child welfare:
Safe and sound


The Child Protection in Sport Unit is turning its attention to helping the leisure sector put safeguards in place
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
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?
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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