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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

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
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Part Time Crew Member/Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Dry Operations Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £21,000 per annum
Location: SE25 4PT, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Dry Operations Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Football Operations Manager - sports centre
Salary: circa £21,000 per annum
Location: N22 5QW, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion

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• 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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Everyone Active joins PayasUgym network  
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 a third of the UK’s 6,000 gyms. The news comes just a week after PayasUgym launched its .... more>>
Les Mills to host tri-city fitness sessions on National Fitness Day  
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 London (Covent Garden), Birmingham (Victoria Square) and Bristol (Centre Promenade). .... 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>>
Weight discrimination more likely to influence people to put on pounds: study  
By Chris Dodd

People facing discrimination because of their size may be more likely to put on weight, according to a new study published in the journal Obesity. .... more>>
GoodLife ventures into budget club sector  
By Kate Cracknell

Canadian operator GoodLife has unveiled plans to bulk up through growth of its current GoodLife Fitness club model, in addition to setting its sights on a new .... more>>
Tesco teams up with charity giants to kickstart healthy living campaign  
By Jak Phillips

Tesco is continuing its push towards wellness by teaming up with Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation to form a charity partnership aiming to raise .... more>>


Promotional feature:

A preview of next month’s natural health exhibition
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
European Congress 2014

IHRSA update:
European Congress 2014

Kristen Walsh looks ahead to the European Congress, being held in Amsterdam from 16–19 October
Les Mills

Promotional feature:
Les Mills

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

Digestive health:
Gut restoration

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

Supplier showcase:

We take a look at recent installations by Technogym, Precor and Horne Engineering

International news:

Fitness Hut signs a €12m funding deal for growth, and luxury club Oxygen Pro opens in Tehran, Iran
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

Promotional feature:

How has Wattbike gained a foothold in both fitness and sport, and what lies ahead for the brand?

Promotional feature:

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

Training & education:
Social learning

Pete Banbury looks at the future of fitness education and learning
Hassles & uplifts

Retention series:
Hassles & uplifts

Which elements of the member journey are most linked to retention levels? Dr Melvyn Hillsdon outlines the findings of the TRP 10,000 report
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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YMCA Fitness Industry Training

Established in 1984, YMCAfit is the UK's most experienced fitness training provider.

Whether you are contemplating a career in fitness, or are a qualified exercise professional, YMCAfit have the products and services to meet your needs.
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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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18 Sep 2014

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