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Assistant General Manager
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Fitness Instructor
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Company: Legacy Leisure
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in this issue

• Pure Gym sold to US investors LGP
• 1Rebel secures £6.6m for expansion
• Admiralty Arch set for hotel conversion

Property & tenders
East Cambridgeshire District Council is seeking expressions of interest for Mepal Outdoor Centre.
Location: Company: East Cambridgeshire District Council
Early Market Engagement for sport, leisure and golf facilities operators
Location: Company: Taunton Deane Borough Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
Opportunity To Develop and Operate Outdoor Leisure Facilities at Castle Park
Location: Company: Colchester Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
Triyoga introduces trauma-releasing exercises as London expansion continues  
Triyoga introduces trauma-releasing exercises as London expansion continues

By Deven Pamben

Innovative trauma-releasing exercises (TRE) are being introduced at Triyoga as it continues its London expansion with a new studio in Ealing next month. TRE classes are designed to help the body “let go of chronic stress” and “deep tension”. Advocates of the exercises say regular practice can bring the body and .... more>>
Group exercise better at reducing stress than solo workouts – study  
Group exercise better at reducing stress than solo workouts – study

By Rob Gibson

Working out in a group lowers stress by 26 per cent and significantly improves quality of life, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine recruited 69 medical students – a group known for high levels of stress and self-reported low quality of life – and .... more>>

Jean-Ann Marnoch:  
By Rob Gibson

The fitness industry must do more for instructors by increasing salaries and investing in training, according to Jean-Ann Marnoch, instructor experience director at Les Mills UK. In an .... more>>
On-demand fitness provider Fortë partners with Wexer  
By Tom Walker

US-based Fortë, which provides live and on-demand access to premiere boutique fitness classes for consumers at home, has signed a partnership deal with virtual fitness provider Wexer. The .... more>>
Strava expands gym presence with launch of new service and operator partnerships  
By Tom Walker

Activity-based social network Strava has continued its expansion onto the gym floor with the introduction of a new Gym and Studio Sync function. The newest addition to the Strava app lets .... more>>
Ex-Premier CEO Debra Stuart appointed chair of The Training Room  
By Tom Walker

Former Premier Global Group chief executive Debra Stuart has been named chair of The Training Room PT, a training company specialising in personal trainer education. Stuart, a fitness .... more>>
Virtuagym launches on the go coaching app for PTs  
By Lauretta Ihonor

Fitness software company Virtuagym has released a mobile coaching app designed to help PTs monitor and coach their clients while on the go. Virtuagym Coach .... more>>
Virgin Active to keep two clubs following competition enquiry into DLL deal  
By Tom Walker

Two of the 16 health clubs which David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) intended to acquire from Virgin Active will now not be included in the deal, after concerns were raised by a competition watchdog. .... more>>
DLL considering rolling out ‘group napping classes’  
By Tom Walker

Health club operator David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is considering rolling out a new fitness class – which consists of nothing but sleeping. Primarily targeted at exhausted parents, the .... more>>
Ukactive launches Manifesto for an Active Britain ahead of general election  
By Tom Walker

Ukactive has launched a five-point manifesto designed to improve the health of the nation, urging all parties to adopt policies within it ahead of the .... more>>
IHRSA names new chair and board members  
By Tom Walker

Derek Gallup, executive vice president of fitness and Retail at New Evolution Ventures, has been elected the new chair of the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). .... more>>
Sports minister to deliver keynote on tackling physical inactivity  
By Deven Pamben

Sports minister Tracey Crouch MP will deliver this year’s keynote address at Elevate, the UK’s largest cross-sector event focused on tackling physical inactivity. Speaking alongside .... more>>
ukactive to unveil National Fitness Day at This Morning Live  
By Deven Pamben

ukactive will start its countdown to National Fitness Day 2017 by unveiling a line-up of events at consumer exhibition This Morning Live next month. The show, which takes place on 18-21 .... more>>
Focus on city locations is behind the sale of Virgin Active clubs
By Deven Pamben

The sale of 16 Virgin Active sites in the UK is the final step of the company's strategy to focus its operations on metropolitan and commuter hubs in its key markets, the health and fitness .... more>>
Sports Coach UK acquires REPs  
By Liz Terry

The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs), has been taken over by Sports Coach UK “in its entirety”. The deal was announced today (24 January 2017). REPs was founded by SkillsActive, .... more>>

Joan Murphy & Pip Black

Joan Murphy & Pip Black

Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy on why their brand is focused on feelgood fitness rather than aesthetics


Luxury London spa ESPA Life at Corinthia recently launched a tech-centred hybrid fitness and wellness concept: BodySPace. We meet the duo behind it
Cohesive integration

Supplier showcase:
Cohesive integration

Life Fitness partners with Edinburgh Leisure, Technogym transforms university gym and DFC assists Oldham Community Leisure
Workplace mental health

ukactive update:
Workplace mental health

ukactive’s public affairs director Huw Edwards highlights physical activity’s role in workplace wellbeing

Promotional feature:

Leading the race to a more connected world
Heart healthy Exercise

Heart healthy Exercise

New research suggests that combined Indian yoga and aerobic exercise is significantly better at reducing heart disease risk than either exercise alone

People profile:

The founders of the functional training gym on taking on the Indian fitness market

News round-up:

Pure Gym is sold to LGP, Fitness First Australia opens first 24/7 gyms and David Lloyd trials a new mood-boosting class
Product news
Bkool launches smart trainers

Bkool launches smart trainers


Spanish sporting goods company Bkool has launched two new smart trainers, the Smart Pro 2 and the Smart Air, for cyclists.
Yoga Design Lab launched eco-friendly yoga mats

Yoga Design Lab launched eco-friendly yoga mats


California based company Yoga Design Lab (YDL) has launched a range of eco-friendly yoga mats into the UK and European markets.
Life Fitness launches IC8 trainer

Life Fitness launches IC8 trainer


Commercial supplier Life Fitness has launched the IC8, a new indoor power trainer for cyclists.
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British Gas

Within our corporate division we currently work with a number of customers in the UK, incorporating private and public sector businesses. Within 2017 one of our core objectives is to increase our presence within the Sport, Leisure & Fitness sector.

British Gas is an energy and services company. With a 200 years heritage everything we do is focussed on satisfying the changing needs of our customers. We supply over 400,000 UK businesses with gas and electricity, ranging from SMEs right up to large corporates.
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