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Assistant manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Horsham, UK
Company: DPD Coaching



Marketing and Sales Lead
Salary: £37,042
Location: Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Company: Kirklees Active Leisure



Sport and Leisure Services Manager
Salary: £42,683 - £44,632
Location: Ipswich, UK
Company: Ipswich Borough Council



Assistant General Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: The Gym Group


Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Backwell, Bristol, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager
Location: Backwell, Bristol, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Derby, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager
Salary: £18,250 to £19,000 per annum
Location: Bicester, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Gloucester, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Lifeguards
Salary: Competitive
Location: Queensway, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: Queensway, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £10.96 - £13.24 per hour
Location: Longwell Green, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Head of Football Coaching
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Assistant Manager
Salary: Up To £34,966 PA + 8% Bonus after qualifying
Location: Tower Hamlets, UK
Company: GLL
Assistant Manager
Salary: Up To £34,966 PA + 8% Bonus after qualifying
Location: Kensington, London, UK
Company: GLL
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dundee, UK
Company: énergie group

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in this issue

• Merlin sold in US$7.49bn mega deal
• Rathbone Boxing Club opens in London
• Serpentine Pavilion opens to thje public


Property & tenders
Expression of Interest for Moray’s Leisure and Libraries Service contract
Location: Company: Moray Council
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
Investment opportunity in British Padel
Location: Company: Will to Win
TO LET: ESTABLISHED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CENTRE
Location: Company: Savills
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Premier Global NASM secures lucrative Pure Gym deal  
Premier Global NASM secures lucrative Pure Gym deal

By Tom Walker

Pure Gym has appointed Premier Global NASM as its exclusive UK fitness training provider. The partnership will see Pure Gym personal trainers receive discounts on Premier Global NASM’s portfolio of CPD courses, while the training provider will benefit from the volume provided by Pure Gym's workforce. “Pure .... more>>
David Lloyd commits to 'silver fitness' – will have trainer aged 55 or over in every club  
David Lloyd commits to 'silver fitness' – will have trainer aged 55 or over in every club

By Tom Walker

David Lloyd Clubs (DLC) has revealed plans to become the first fitness operator to commit to having a fitness trainer aged 55 or over in every one of its clubs by the end of 2022. The move has been designed to attract more older people to DLC clubs by offering them support from fitness professionals they can .... more>>

ClassPass accelerates European growth plans – appoints UK GM  
By Tom Walker

Fitness subscription platform ClassPass has appointed a UK general manager as it looks to grow its presence on the British market. The appointment of Will Brereton as GM of ClassPass UK .... more>>
Government's School Activity Action Plan to increase exercise opportunities for children  
By Tom Walker

UK children will be offered a greater opportunity to take part in 60 minutes of daily sport and physical activity under new government plans. The School Sport and Activity Action .... more>>
Best way to prevent dementia – living a healthy life  
By Tom Walker

Regular exercise, a balanced diet, quitting smoking and cutting down on alcohol are the best ways to prevent dementia – even if the illness runs in the family. That is the key finding .... more>>
Waggett says higher rates of pay mean more instructors view their work as a career, rather than a hobby  
By Andy Knaggs

The best class instructors earn the best salaries the market offers, bringing enhanced value to their fitness organisations, but pay is only one factor when it comes to attracting and .... more>>
Mayo Clinic study: HIIT has 'anti-ageing benefits'  
By Tom Walker

A study by Mayo Clinic has suggested that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can reverse signs of ageing at the cellular level. The research, published in the Cell Metabolism .... more>>
United PF acquires 26 Planet Fitness clubs  
By Tom Walker

United PF Partners has acquired 26 Planet Fitness locations and development rights, taking the number of Planet Fitness-branded clubs in its portfolio to 152 clubs across 14 states. The .... more>>
Boutique fitness operator Digme looks to franchising for growth  
By Tom Walker

Boutique fitness studio operator Digme Fitness will begin offering its business model to franchisees, as it looks to grow its brand in the UK and internationally. Launched in 2016 by .... more>>
Fashion magazine Stylist opens female-only boutique gym in Mayfair  
By Tom Walker

Women's fashion magazine Stylist has entered the fitness market by opening a female-only boutique studio in London's affluent Mayfair district. The studio will be operated under a new .... more>>
'Silver pound' a significant growth driver for public leisure  
By Tom Walker

Creating opportunities for older people to get physically active represents a major driver for growth in public leisure, according to new research. A study by ukactive and the DataHub – .... more>>
F45 enters Iraq and Afghanistan, expands further in Africa  
By Tom Walker

Australian fitness franchise F45 has secured deals to open sites in emerging markets across the Middle East and Africa – taking the number of countries it operates in to more than 40. The .... more>>
Bannatyne Group completes Cookridge Hall upgrade  
By Tom Walker

The Bannatyne Group has completed a £750,000 redevelopment of its latest acquisition, the historic Cookridge Hall in West Yorkshire. The operator acquired the building, which dates back to .... more>>
Gympass secures Softbank investment – company now 'valued at US$1bn'  
By Tom Walker

Corporate fitness sales specialist Gympass has secured additional financial backing believed to be around US$300m (€265m, £237m). Led by Japan-based SoftBank Vision Fund and its SoftBank .... more>>
NBA star Draymond Green opens Blink Fitness franchise  
By Tom Walker

Three-time National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion Draymond Green has opened his first Blink Fitness gym in Warren, Michigan. The 29-year-old Green, who currently plays for Golden .... more>>

Features
Leon & Michelle McNiece

Interview:
Leon & Michelle McNiece


The founders of Goodlife, Australia’s largest gym chain, have a new concept, which combines boutique disciplines
miha bodytec

Promotional feature:
miha bodytec


Technology is shaping the way we do fitness
Crazy fit Asia

Asia:
Crazy fit Asia


Over 300 delegates recently gathered in Singapore for the inaugural World Fit Summit conference. Steph Eaves attended to talk to founder Ross Campbell about what’s happening in Asian fitness
Crying out

Franchising:
Crying out


Exercising can be difficult with a new baby. We look at the exercise concepts helping new mums to stay active
Technogym

Supplier showcase:
Technogym


Inverclyde Leisure worked with Technogym to successfully launch the Skillbike class


News:

Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from the UK and around the world
Legend Club Management Systems

Promotional feature:
Legend Club Management Systems


Lincs Inspire has worked with Legend Club Management Systems to deliver its Active Forever wellbeing programme to drive targeted health improvements for members
Lisa Smosarski

People profile:
Lisa Smosarski


The editor-in-chief at women’s magazine Stylist on the brand’s foray into fitness: a women’s-only boutique studio in London
Product news
Variety and flexibility for the customer is the key to retention, says MoveGB

Variety and flexibility for the customer is the key to retention, says MoveGB

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

What really drives customer retention in 2019? Is it proactive customer care? Frequency of attendance? Added value provision? Community building? Across the industry, debate on this topic never stops. And neither does market change.
 
RecoveRing combines functionality and education

RecoveRing combines functionality and education

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

RecoveRing, a South-Korean company specialising in fitness education and products, has created a tool, also called RecoveRing, to help relax the muscles, improve balance and increase range of motion.
 
Jordan HIIT Bench combines unique programming with a storage solution

Jordan HIIT Bench combines unique programming with a storage solution

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Jordan Fitness, a UK-based supplier of fitness equipment, has launched its new HIIT Bench, a multi-use workout bench which serves as a functional workout training station, weight bench, plyo box and storage unit.
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Eleiko

We create products that push the boundaries of performance and unlock human potential, products that build strength on and off the lifting platform and enable outstanding performance in sports and in life.

We build upon our six-decade legacy in weightlifting, fuelled by our unwavering commitment to innovation, quality and performance, to develop the future of strength training.
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New London PT facility partners with Eleiko

WE11, a luxury co-working studio for wellness professionals, is a stunning facility with a fully equipped gym, treatment rooms, changing rooms and The WE11 Lounge.
  New London PT facility partners with Eleiko
Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa

Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities.
  Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa

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