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General Manager
Salary: £41,148 - £44,427 a year
Location: Derby Arena, United Kingdom
Company: Derby City Council


General Manager (Maternity Cover)
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + bonus + optional PT income
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Bramley Baths
Fitness Instructor/Duty Manager
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 excluding monthly bonus
Location: Hammersmith, West London, United Kingdom
Company: Charing Cross Sports Club
Business Strategy Manager
Salary: Band 9: £27,323 - £28,922 pa
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Gedling Borough Council
General Manager
Salary: Circa £47,500 per annum plus benefits
Location: Scarborough, United Kingdom
Company: Sheffield International Venues
SDO Multi-Sports Instructors
Salary: IRO £18,500 pa tax free
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce
Group Exercise Class Teachers and Personal Trainers
Salary: Basic salary IRO £17,000 pa tax free + bonus
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce
Director of Recreation and Spa (5 star resort hotel)
Salary: Up to £2,500 month tax free plus benefits
Location: United Arab Emirates
Company: LeisureForce
Female Fitness Manager (Ladies Only Fitness Centre)
Salary: IRO £21,000 pa tax free plus benefits
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce
Female Fitness Trainer Supervisor
Salary: IRO £1,650 month tax free plus benefits
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce
General Manager (large Outdoor Activities Complex)
Salary: Up to £35,000 pa
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: LeisureForce
Pool Manager
Salary: c £25k
Location: Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
Company: Parkdean
Instructor
Salary: -
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Les Mills
Sales and Membership Executive
Salary: Competitive
Location: Longfield, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: Handpicked Hotels

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in this issue

• Pure Gym to push expansion despite failed merger
• ukactive criticises NICE guidelines
• Maiden voyage for Titanic Hotel


Property & tenders
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
A fantastic opportunity to acquire a prime Family Entertainment Centre
Location: Company: GVA
A Diverse Leisure Portfolio in the Mendip District of Somerset
Location: Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Revealed: why consumers stop using fitness trackers  
Revealed: why consumers stop using fitness trackers

By Jak Phillips

A new research paper examining why as many as one in three people ditch fitness trackers shortly after buying them, has found that better education of the benefits is key to ensuring more “happily ever afters” between consumers and their wearables. The report, Perspective: The Consumer Experience — Why .... more>>
Exercise referral software specialist launches foundation to promote public health  
Exercise referral software specialist launches foundation to promote public health

By Jak Phillips

Software provider Refer-all, which specialises in solutions to enhance the efficiency of exercise referrals from GP to leisure provider, has launched a new foundation designed to support leisure providers as they seek to work more closely with local authorities in the area of public health. The Refer-all Foundation has been set up to provide the tools for .... more>>

The definition of health and wellness according to millennials  
By Helen Andrews

Consumer research company The Hartman Group has published an infographic of ten defining attributes of ‘health and wellness,’ as perceived by millennials. .... more>>
Almost half of UK students belong to a gym: study  
By Jak Phillips

Despite the stereotypes of living on beer, black coffee and baked beans, students are actually a lot more active than we give them credit for, with almost a half of UK students belonging to .... more>>
Construction to finally start on new £8.4m Grimsby Leisure Centre  
By Jak Phillips

Work will begin on the new £8.4m Grimsby Leisure Centre this summer, after Interserve Construction was awarded the building .... more>>
Sports Direct shares shrink despite punchy profits  
By Jak Phillips

The latest high-profile entrant to the health and fitness industry had analysts scratching their heads on Thursday (17 July), as shares in Sports Direct dropped more than three per cent in .... more>>
TRX broadens training reach with Lifetime partnership  
By Jak Phillips

TRX is aiming to bring its education range of training courses to the wider market through a six-month exclusive partnership with provider Lifetime Training. TRX education courses have never been delivered by a training provider in the UK before .... more>>
Wrestling star The Rock to spearhead énergie fitness initiative  
By Jak Phillips

Health club franchise the énergie Group has taken the unusual step of teaming up with summer Hollywood blockbuster Hercules to launch a new fitness campaign encouraging members to ‘train like a Gladiator’. The film – starring wrestling legend .... more>>
Achmea withdraws from health club sector  
By Kate Cracknell

Dutch health insurance provider Achmea has withdrawn from the fitness sector, pulling the plug on its chain of Achmea Health Centers. Only in November, .... more>>
Pixformance tracking system powers first Lovfit  
By Kate Cracknell

New operation Lovfit Sports Club opened its first club in the heart of Berlin, Germany, on 30 June. Lovfit has been conceived as a smaller, community type of .... more>>
iPhone 6 and iOS8 could foster progression for booming fitness technology market  
By Chris Dodd

Apple is expected to continue its push into the health and fitness technology market when it releases the iPhone 6 and its new iOS8 operating system. The .... more>>
9.8 Gravity takes off in Madrid  
By Kate Cracknell

The second 9.8 Gravity Training Studio has opened in Madrid, Spain. Owned by Daniel Meneses and targeting men and women with medium to high purchasing power, the new 160sq m (1,722sq ft) .... more>>
€12m growth funding for Fitness Hut  
By Kate Cracknell

Low-cost operator Fitness Hut has announced it completed a transaction with Portuguese investment fund Oxy Capital on 2 July, providing the chain with access to .... more>>
Pure Gym to push forward with expansion despite failed merger  
By Jak Phillips

Low cost operator Pure Gym plans to banish the blues of its failed merger with The Gym Group by foraging ahead with a substantial expansion, possibly aided by further attempted acquisitions. In the wake of yesterday’s news .... more>>
Google continues wearable tech push with smart lens plans  
By Chris Dodd

Google’s plans to develop smart contact lenses, designed to foster health benefits and aid vision, have progressed after the firm outlined a partnership with .... more>>

Features


People news:

OCL boosts outreach work with two new appointments
Attracting investors

Everyone's talking about...:
Attracting investors


As the economic climate improves, what should operators be doing to catch the attention of investors? We ask our panel of experts


UK news round-up:

UK surpasses 8 million gym members, Sports Direct takes control of its first site, Apple unveils plans for its new tracking platform, and Disney drafted in to get kids fit
Competing with the budget clubs

IHRSA Europe update:
Competing with the budget clubs


Rafi Mohammed on competing with the budget clubs, and IHRSA's new publication aimed at children
Dr Charles Eugster

People profiles:
Dr Charles Eugster


On his dream for the fitness industry
Caroline Pugh

People profiles:
Caroline Pugh


On a new 3D body scanner
Fitness-kit.net special

Resistance equipment:
Fitness-kit.net special


Exciting new launches in the area of resistance equipment
A matter of trust

Management series:
A matter of trust


Are you a manager or a leader, and are you getting the best out of your team? Justin Tamsett offers his advice on employee motivation
Molly Crockett

People profiles:
Molly Crockett


Molly Crockett on precommitment
Product news
Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Samsung Electronics has announced a global partnership with bicycle manufacturer Trek Bicycle. The South Korean giant is seeking to enhance the fitness and healthcare features of its mobile devices.
 
Cutting edge tech takes activity tracking to new level

Cutting edge tech takes activity tracking to new level

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A new activity tracking tool for gyms and health club operators has been created following a collaboration between healthcare manufacturer Tanita and soft and hardware solutions provider Boditrax Technologies.
 
Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product

Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A new thermal support harnesses the power of body heat in order to aid recovery and provide pain relief. Former England rugby captain Lewis Moody has endorsed the product – Fireactiv.
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Physical EX:CEL is our REPS accredited training system which provides face-to-face and online education to fitness professionals throughout the UK.

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One card solution for Newcastle University

Newcastle University recently upgraded its 400sq m, 125- station gym with Precor equipment and its cloud-based Preva networked fitness. The upgrade is in line with the university’s digital interactive strategy.
  One card solution for Newcastle University
Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

Life Fitness has appointed the Basildon branch of Ripped Gym as one of its elite Hammer Strength Training Centres following a major new installation worth about £300,000.
  Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre
TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live

Christchurch-based uniform and branded merchandise supplier Taylor Made Designs (TMD) supplies uniforms to leisure management companies all over the UK and is widely regarded as a market leader in the sector.
  TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live

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04-07 Aug 2014

10th Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences

TBC, Athens, Greece



13-18 Aug 2014

IDEA World Fitness Convention

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA , United States



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