19 Sep 2014 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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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

Splash Team Member
Salary: -
Location: Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Company: Butlins
Professional Development Manager
Salary: £25,513 - £30,434
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: University of Leeds
Community Sports Facilities Manager
Salary: £24,892 - £31,160 pa
Location: Moseley, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: Moseley School
Personal Trainers Needed
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Lifetime
Area Manager (East)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Honiton, Devon, United Kingdom
Company: LED Leisure Management Ltd
Fitness Instructors (3 posts)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ipswich, United Kingdom
Company: Ipswich Borough Council
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Up to £14.48 an hour
Location: East Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Leisure Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: East Manchester Leisure Centre, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Amac Training Ltd
Gym Instructor
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Amac Training Ltd
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
Trainee Personal Trainer - Full time / Part time
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Training Room
National Sport Manager
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Mencap
Qualifications Officer
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: CYQ
Swim Teachers Level 1 and Level 2
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Winsford / Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Customer Service Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: Bounce GB

Training directory

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
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
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
Revealed: the exercises PT clients hate the most  
Revealed: the exercises PT clients hate the most

By Jak Phillips

It may be a great exercise for increasing all-round body strength, but the burpee is the exercise most likely to weaken morale, according to new research. To mark National Fitness Day on 26 September, Premier Training International conducted a survey of over 200 fitness professionals across the UK to find out how their clients rate the exercises they regularly carry out. Figures show that 28 per cent of clients identify .... more>>
Quarter of preventable US cancers impacted by obesity and inactivity: report  
Quarter of preventable US cancers impacted by obesity and inactivity: report

By Chris Dodd

Around a quarter of preventable cancers in the United States are thought to be impacted by people either being obese or overweight, or being physically inactive, according to the American Association for Cancer Research's new cancer progress report. .... more>>

Mr Porter makes wearable tech moves with exclusive Google Glass tie up  
By Chris Dodd

Online fashion retailer Mr Porter has made moves to try and establish dominance in the wearable technology sector, with the website becoming the exclusive .... more>>
Plymouth-led research team given £1.3m funding to explore impact of web tool on GP exercise referral scheme  
By Chris Dodd

A Plymouth-led research team has been awarded £1.3m in funding to investigate how a web-based exercise coaching tool could benefit people who are prescribed .... more>>
Aquatics industry moves to standardise baby swimming regulations  
By Jak Phillips

Infant swim school Water Babies, the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) and specialist baby swim product manufacturer Splash About, have joined forces to establish a new code of practice .... more>>
Compass announces joint review with ukactive  
By Jak Phillips

Compass – the representative body for providers of children’s activity and sport in schools and communities – has become the latest high-profile physical activity organisation to form an alliance with ukactive, following in the footsteps of Skills Active and CIMSPA, to name a few. Compass and ukactive have announced a .... more>>
Work begins on enhanced £9.3m Queen’s Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield  
By Chris Dodd

Work has now officially begun on the £9.3m Queen’s Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield, with a ceremony confirming the start of the construction process last .... more>>
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 .... more>>
Health club teams up with timber firm to create beastly boot camp  
By Jak Phillips

One of the South West’s largest independent health clubs has teamed up with a local timber merchant to produce a boot camp obstacle course designed to push even .... more>>
Miami's Museum of Science gets US$5m donation for health and wellness  
By Tom Anstey

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (formerly known as the Miami Science Museum), which is nearing the halfway stage of moving to a new US$275m .... more>>
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 .... 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>>

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
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills

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

LIW exhibitor news:

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

Promotional feature:

A new query builder and business intelligence tool – eyeQ – has been brought onto the leisure market
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

Interview – Paul Kienstra:

The CEO of corporate wellness specialist High Five Health Promotion talks to Kate Cracknell about entering the UK market and about pan-European growth plans

Promotional feature:

A preview of next month’s natural health exhibition
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
Behaviour change

Everyone’s talking about...:
Behaviour change

How can we change the nation’s psyche and get people moving? We ask our panel of experts

International news:

Fitness Hut signs a €12m funding deal for growth, and luxury club Oxygen Pro opens in Tehran, Iran
Product news
Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform

Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform


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


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


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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