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Director of Visitor Experience
Salary: Competitive
Location: Leavesden, Hertfordshire
Company: Warner Bros


Apprentice Fitness Instructor
Location: Chesham, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Fit4Less Launch Trainer
Salary: £35,000 plus commission
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Instructor (part time)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chesham, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Full Time Duty Manager
Salary: £17k - £19.5k
Location: Tamworth, United Kingdom
Company: Snowdome
Personal Trainer -Self Employed
Salary: Competitive
Location: Croydon, Greater London, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Poole, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Senior Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Receptionist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Recreation Assistant x 4
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Leisure Attendant
Salary: Grade 4 starting at £15,598 per annum
Location: Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure (Cheshire West and Chester Council)
Leisure Attendant
Salary: Grade 4 starting at £15,598 per annum pro rata
Location: Moss Farm, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure (Cheshire West and Chester Council)
Specialist Healthy Weight Instructor
Salary: £17,331 - £21,732 pro rata
Location: Wigan, United Kingdom
Company: Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust
Sports Performance Officer
Salary: £24,775 - £27,864
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: UWE (University of West England)
Course Tutor and Assessor x 2
Salary: £21,000-£25000 plus bonus
Location: West Midlands and London, United Kingdom
Company: Sportwise
Cycle Mechanic and Coach
Salary: c£17,000
Location: Alice Holt Forest, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
National Cycling Manager
Salary: c£35,000 plus benefits
Location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Gymnastics Head Coach
Salary: £22,685 - £24,775 per annum, pro rata
Location: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Company: Edge Hill University
Gymnastics Assistant Coach
Salary: £16,131 - £18,031 per annum, pro rata
Location: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Company: Edge Hill University

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in this issue

• Exclusive: PayasUgym targets Bitcoin payments
• Tesco to kickstart wellness push
• Rugby World Cup set to boost UK hotels


Property & tenders
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
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014: The winners list in full  
Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014: The winners list in full

By Jak Phillips

Birmingham’s Motorcycle Museum was the scene for the glittering Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014 this evening (30 September), which saw a cross-section of top-performing operators collect accolades based solely on the views of their members. More than 250 health and fitness leaders gathered on the first evening of Leisure Industry Week to celebrate industry achievements over the past 12 months. Nearly 35,000 votes were cast for the various entrants - a mixture of .... more>>
UK adults spend 'five times longer' in front of screens than they do exercising: poll  
UK adults spend 'five times longer' in front of screens than they do exercising: poll

By Chris Dodd

The majority of UK adults spend five times longer in front of a TV, tablet, PC or mobile screen than they do exercising in a normal week, according to a recent poll. The research released by ukactive, surveyed 2,095 UK adults over the age of 18. .... more>>

LIW 2014 kicks off in Birmingham  
By Jak Phillips

The 26th annual Leisure Industry Week (LIW) begins this morning (30 September) at Birmingham’s NEC, with more than 200 exhibitors and 7,500 visitors expected at .... more>>
BMF promotes Mark Wood to head training tutor  
By Jak Phillips

Outdoor exercise provider British Military Fitness (BMF) has announced the appointment of Mark Wood as its new head training tutor. A nine-year health and fitness industry veteran, Wood joined BMF five-years-ago as an .... more>>
Stationary bike exercise could boost effectiveness of dialysis treatment: study  
By Chris Dodd

Patients undergoing dialysis for kidney failure could benefit from exercising on a stationary bicycle during the treatment, according to a new study from the .... more>>
Stalker: New NICE guidelines will help strengthen activity evidence base  
By Jak Phillips

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellent (NICE)’s new guidelines for commissioners regarding exercise on referral schemes have been praised by ukactive for helping to ‘drive forward the evidence base for physical activity.’ Public .... more>>
Women’s Sport Trust partners with Matrix to spotlight female role models  
By Jak Phillips

A new collaboration the Women’s Sport Trust charity and international exercise equipment manufacturer Matrix Fitness is bidding to raise the profile of role .... more>>
Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-old internet users 'interested in wearable tech'  
By Chris Dodd

Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-olds have used or hold an interest in wearable technology, according to new figures .... more>>
Joanne Bannatyne bids to bring boutique indoor cycling to the north east  
By Jak Phillips

Duncan Bannatyne's ex-wife is embarking on a new health and fitness venture as she bids to replicate London’s current indoor cycling boom in the north east of England. Joanne Bannatyne, .... more>>
Heat-sensitive wearable layer to keep body warm in cold conditions  
By Chris Dodd

Plans are afoot for the release of a wearable smart-heated base layer to keep sports enthusiasts, outdoor workers and the general public warm during the winter .... more>>
Listening to music could offer enhanced benefits for interval training: study  
By Chris Dodd

Listening to music while taking part in interval training could help exercisers to work out harder and also increase their enjoyment levels, according to a new .... more>>
Focus training targets corporate market with launch of Staff Academy  
By Jak Phillips

Health and fitness tuition provider Focus Training is making a renewed push to expand its presence in the corporate market through the launch of a new Staff Academy. The Staff Academy has been created to provide bespoke .... more>>
New research suggests exercise may help to shrink cancerous tumours  
By Chris Dodd

Exercise could bring added benefits for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, potentially reducing the amount of drugs they require, according to research .... more>>
Keiser bolsters UK business with double appointment  
By Jak Phillips

Keiser has moved to expand its commercial and sales teams in the UK with the double appointment of Nick Startin and Mark Gregory. Startin, who becomes commercial director for Keiser UK, .... more>>
Combined training may be most effective for weight loss in obese teens: study  
By Chris Dodd

Combining aerobic exercise with resistance training could prove to be the most effective answer to the growing problem of teenage obesity, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and .... more>>

Features
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills


Why Les Mills group programming can have a powerful impact on retention


Lightweights:

A fitness wristband with a sting in the tail, and a new fitness workout for the face
Cybex

Promotional feature:
Cybex


Outlining the unique features of the Arc Trainer
Physical Company

Promotional feature:
Physical Company


Introducing the Total Gym Elevate Line of resistance equipment
Social learning

Training & education:
Social learning


Pete Banbury looks at the future of fitness education and learning
Gut restoration

Digestive health:
Gut restoration


A growing body of research shows how gut health can impact anything from our immunity to our mood
And the winner is...

Health Club Awards:
And the winner is...


How will your club fare at this year’s Health Club Awards? Winners will be announced at LIW 2014


News round-up:

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

Research round-up:
Beating BECTS


A South Korean study finds exercise can help control BECTS, a form of childhood epilepsy
Organo Gold

Promotional feature:
Organo Gold


Top US nutritionist Dr Bob Rakowski explains why he offers Organo Gold coffee to his patients


LIW exhibitor news:

Find out about the latest product launches and innovations to be showcased at LIW later this month
Gladstone

Promotional feature:
Gladstone


A new query builder and business intelligence tool – eyeQ – has been brought onto the leisure market
Product news
Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform

Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

The problem of customers not returning within a year of their first visit is being addressed by a new tool designed to improve client retention for health, wellness and beauty businesses.
 
Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness

Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

The first ever Tabata Cycle workout has been launched, providing a 20 minute exercise regime that extends the four minute Tabata protocol.
 
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room

Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig.
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Gladstone Health & Leisure

We are the trusted software partner for leisure centres, sports facilities, universities and health clubs across the UK, Ireland, and Australasia.

Gladstone Health & Leisure has been at the forefront of leisure management software technology for over 30 years.
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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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