Training provider Active IQ has teamed up with The Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) to help launch a series of new management and leadership qualifications.
The qualifications, which include the first level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership, will launch in October. As part of the agreement, Active IQ will be endorsed by CIMSPA as its “awarding organisation partner for .... more>>
Following the news that JD Sports plans to incorporate a JD Gym into its major Newcastle store, retail and health club rival Sports Direct is eager to not be outdone and will reportedly also incorporate branded gyms above three new stores.
The retail giant's new gym chain – sportsdirectfitness.com – has made .... more>>
GLL, the UK's largest leisure charitable social enterprise, held its first ‘Steps into Work' graduation ceremony this week, which saw eight students with learning disabilities graduate from an internship programme run by .... more>>
One of the first studies into the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on elderly people has thrown up results suggesting six seconds bursts of exercise could have a significant impact on their health. With health services stretched to .... more>>
Recent health club market debutant JD Sports has submitted plans to Newcastle City Council to extend its large store on Newcastle’s main shopping street and incorporate a two-storey JD Gym. .... more>>
Scotland has never been known for its warm climate, but members of the ClanFit gym in Glasgow were given the chance to go seriously sub-zero this week, thanks to an extreme cryotherapy treatment.
BOC – an industrial and medical gases and technologies business – has developed .... more>>
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>>
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>>
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.