02 Oct 2014 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
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Chief Executive
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 pa
Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Company: Link4Life

Child Weight Management Practitioner
Salary: £16k - £24k
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Live Well Luton
Senior Application Support & Training Consultant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Milton Keynes / Haywards Heath
Company: Clubware
Customer Relations / Sales Manager
Salary: £20-£22K
Location: Braintree, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Freelance Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Acton, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Officer (Programming and Marketing)
Salary: £21,067 - £27,323 pa
Location: Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Company: East Staffordshire Borough Council
Centre Assistants (Full/P-T)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Romsey / Andover, United Kingdom
Company: Valley Leisure Ltd
Assistant Manager - Resources
Salary: £24,000
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Cheshire County Sports Club
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Freelance Yoga Tutor
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Manchester and the Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Children’s Activities Manager
Salary: £20,000 – 22,000
Location: Bletchingley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: The Hawthorns School
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
Leisure Attendant
Salary: Grade 4 starting at £15,598 per annum pro rata
Location: Moss Farm, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Leisure Attendant
Salary: Grade 4 starting at £15,598 per annum
Location: Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Swim Teachers Level 1 and Level 2
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Winsford / Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £15,549 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)-Part time
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Full-Time Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Salary: £14,445 pa
Location: Oxted, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Tandridge Trust

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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
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News headlines
Research shows how workouts help to protect against stress-related depression  
Research shows how workouts help to protect against stress-related depression

By Chris Dodd

Exercising could help to induce changes in skeletal muscle, purging the blood of an unwanted substance that accumulates during stress, according to a new study published in the journal Cell. Physical exercise has increasingly been linked to .... more>>
Sport England reveals details of latest funding round - 36 projects to benefit  
Sport England reveals details of latest funding round - 36 projects to benefit

By Tom Walker

Boxing and skiing are among the sports to benefit from the third round of Sport England’s Improvement Fund, which focuses on offering young people better facilities. In total, 36 projects will share £12.5m worth of grants. Beneficiaries include the OnSide Youth Zones, which has been awarded the maximum amount .... more>>

Amazon eyes wearable tech push  
By Chris Dodd

Online retailer Amazon appears poised for a further push into the wearable technology sector, with the company poised to increase investment and staff at its .... more>>
LIW 2014: Time for public health delivery action is now, says Stalker  
By Jak Phillips

ukactive CEO David Stalker has said that now is the time for the physical activity sector to step forward and take action if it is to become a ‘central pillar of the nation’s public health strategy.’ During his keynote speech on the second day of .... more>>
Cracknell calls for responsible reporting on health and fitness  
By Chris Dodd

Media organisations need to provide responsible health reporting to avoid compounding the UK’s growing obesity and inactivity epidemic, says Health Club Management editor Kate Cracknell. The call for considered .... more>>
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 .... more>>
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 .... 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>>



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

Training & education:
Social learning

Pete Banbury looks at the future of fitness education and learning
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

Promotional feature:

The University of Huddersfield’s gym area gets a functional flooring boost and a brand new look – in just five hours
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
Beating BECTS

Research round-up:
Beating BECTS

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

International news:

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

Digestive health:
Gut restoration

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

Promotional feature:

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

Promotional feature:

Outlining the unique features of the Arc Trainer

News round-up:

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

Supplier showcase:

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

Physical EX:CEL is our REPS accredited training system which provides face-to-face and online education to fitness professionals throughout the UK.

Physical Company Ltd provides complete health and fitness solutions, including equipment, education & design to individuals and organisations across the UK and Europe.
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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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