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General Manager
Salary: Highly competitive salary + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Andover
Company: energie group
Apprenticeship in Fitness & Customer Services
Salary: 3.50
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: energie group
Fitness Motivator / Personal trainer (part time)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Elephant and Castle, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Northolt, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Gosforth, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fulham, London, United Kingdom
Company: energie group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Norwich City, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Gloucester, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Thanet, Kent, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Fitness Manager
Salary: £21,000 - £26,000 plus OTE
Location: Windsor, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Youth and Sports Officer
Salary: £23-£27,000
Location: Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Company: The Access to Sports Project
Fitness Motivator/Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: St Albans, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• Tourism deal in 'common interest' of Europe
• TRIB3 set to open in Leeds and Moscow
• Luxury hotel included in Newcastle plan

Property & tenders
Opportunity for long-term leasehold in New Art Gallery Walsall
Location: Company: Walsall Council
Opportunities to operate Pleasure Boats and Amusement Attractions at Hanley Park, Stoke-on- Trent
Location: Company: Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Mepal Outdoor Activities Centre - Partnership / Investment Opportunity
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: East Cambridgeshire District Council
Invitation to tender - Management of Rosliston Centre
Location: Rosliston, South Derbyshire Company: South Derbyshire District Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Ex-Premier CEO Debra Stuart appointed chair of The Training Room  
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 industry veteran with more than 35 years’ experience, has been brought in a bid to "strengthen and enhance" The Training Room’s .... more>>
Virtuagym launches on the go coaching app for PTs  
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 provides users with personal messaging, workout plan creation, appointment scheduling and .... 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>>
YourZone45 to open fifth studio, and first in the North  
By Deven Pamben

Fitness studio franchise YourZone45 is planning to open a fifth site in West Yorkshire this spring. The business, which has partnered with wearable technology firm MyZone for its UK .... more>>
FitCon expo to stage bodybuilding competitions  
By Deven Pamben

Fitness expo FitCon will be staging UK and international bodybuilding qualification competitions during its conference in London this year. The UK Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation .... more>>
Barrecore appoints new CEO and plans UK expansion  
By Tom Walker

Boutique fitness studio operator Barrecore is looking to expand “rapidly across the UK and Europe” after securing private investment funding from venture capital firm Octopus Investments. .... more>>
GLL partners Disability Sports Coach to set up community clubs  
By Deven Pamben

Leisure operator Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) has signed a deal with Disability Sports Coach (DSC) to improve disability provision by creating community clubs. The clubs are designed to be .... more>>
Gym trials quiet sessions for members who want a more 'peaceful environment'  
By Tom Walker

A UK leisure centre gym will begin offering “silent sessions” following requests from members who want to work out in a quiet and peaceful environment. Leisure trust 1610 will introduce .... more>>

Monitoring the pack

Technology :
Monitoring the pack

Is tracking member activity and performance during group exercise classes always a good thing?

Events calendar:

The BP: Fitness trade show and National Fitness Day take place this month
Rob Deutsch

Rob Deutsch

The founder of F45 talks about the fitness franchise’s remarkable worldwide growth in just three and a half years
Food for thought

Food for thought

Tweaking health club food and beverages can benefit revenue and member health
Wealthy weekend warriors

Wealthy weekend warriors

A new study suggests that how much you earn influences how much exercise you do and when you do it
National Fitness Day 2017

ukactive update:
National Fitness Day 2017

Steven Ward looks ahead to this year’s event

News round-up:

The world’s largest Gold’s Gym opens in Jordan, Xiaomi overtakes Apple in wearables market, NHS backs fitness-focused towns
Luxury reopening

Supplier showcase:
Luxury reopening

Cybex kits out Club Baltimore Fitness and Wellbeing Centre in London after an extensive gym redesign
Product news
Innovative hydration for gyms

Innovative hydration for gyms


Surrey-based startup The Vitapure Drinks Company is launching its Vitastream Drink Station at BodyPower’s BP Fitness Trade Show at the NEC in September.
eGym completes first leisure installation at Laura Trott Leisure Centre

eGym completes first leisure installation at Laura Trott Leisure Centre


The Laura Trott Leisure Centre, in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, has become the first UK leisure facility to install eGym.
Life Fitness installed at Leith Victoria Swim Centre following grant from Edinburgh Leisure

Life Fitness installed at Leith Victoria Swim Centre following grant from Edinburgh Leisure


Life Fitness has recently completed an extensive installation at Leith Victoria Swim Centre, following a recent £180K investment from Edinburgh Leisure.
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Company profile
Hydroplus UK

HydrO+ is a cashless vending system that provides a low calorie, vitamin and mineral replacement beverage, available in four flavours which is dispensed via a high tech intelligent hydration station.

HydrO+ is a business that is focused on providing the fitness industry with the very latest in self service Hydration systems.
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Olympia Beauty: Your guided tour

Your 5 step guide to the ultimate beauty experience! Taking place Sunday 1 October (10am- 6pm) and Monday 2 October (10am-5pm) at London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre.
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Finalist for Amazon Digital Awards release free Facebook marketing guide for fitness operators

Amazon Digital Business of the Year finalist MoveGB has released a free guide on how fitness operators can use Facebook to help grow their business.
  Finalist for Amazon Digital Awards release free Facebook marketing guide for fitness operators

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