06 Dec 2019 Independent operators: News, jobs and training
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Personal Trainer
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Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Luxe Fitness

Team Leader / Trainee Duty Manager
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Location: Harlow, UK
Company: Harlow Leisurezone

Sales Account Manager
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Location: South West and Wales, UK, United Kingdom
Company: Technogym

Operations Manager
Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 per annum
Location: Beckenham, UK
Company: Mytime Active

Health & Fitness Supervisor
Salary: Up To £23,894 PA (based on 40 hours per week)
Location: London SE19 2BB, UK
Company: GLL
Salary: Competitive
Location: Brackley, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Up to £16.89 per hour (including annual leave)
Location: Crystal Palace, London, UK
Company: GLL
Fitness Motivator / Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive Rate of Pay
Location: Alton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
General Manager
Salary: Up to £40K plus generous bonus arrangements.
Location: Tilgate, Crawley, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Merthyr Tydfil, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Walthamstow, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager
Salary: Up to £25,655 per annum
Location: Ruislip, UK
Company: GLL
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Finsbury Park, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Assistant General Manager
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Location: Catford, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
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Location: Croydon, UK
Company: The Gym Group
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Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure

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in this issue

• ukactive: 'Extend rate cut for gyms'
• 1Rebel and Technogym to launch at-home platform
• Science Museum transformation completed

Property & tenders
Expression of Interest in the management and maintenance of the sport and community facilities in Fairfields, Milton Keynes.
Location: Company: Milton Keynes
Expressions of interest to identify suitable operator to assume the operation of swimming lake at Beckenham Place Park
Location: South East London Company: Lewisham Council
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
Location: Company: Savills
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News headlines
US fitness operator muscles in on crowded on-demand fitness market with 'local alternative' to at-home apps  
US fitness operator muscles in on crowded on-demand fitness market with 'local alternative' to at-home apps

By Tom Walker

A local fitness operator with 11 clubs in Chicago, US, is looking to muscle in on the increasingly crowded on-demand, at-home fitness market by launching its own offer. Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) was founded in 1984 and has eight clubs within the Chicago city limits and three in the near Chicagoland suburbs. .... more>>
Fitness tech firm Motosumo appoints Nick Coutts as chair of the board  
Fitness tech firm Motosumo appoints Nick Coutts as chair of the board

By Tom Walker

Fitness industry veteran Nick Coutts has been appointed chair of Danish fitness tech firm Motosumo. Coutts took up the role on 1 December, replacing the outgoing chair Nana Bule, who is also CEO of Microsoft Denmark and has been on the board of Motosumo since 2016. Coutts co-founded Portuguese low-cost .... more>>

BMJ research: benefits of exercise referral schemes 'not as large as hoped'  
By Tom Walker

The improvements in health and wellbeing associated with exercise referral schemes aren’t as large as hoped, according to a new study. A team of researchers looked at data from 23,731 .... more>>
Bannatyne adds to senior leadership team – Hugh Hanley named head of fitness  
By Tom Walker

The Bannatyne Group has appointed Hugh Hanley as its new head of fitness. He joins the fitness operator from Virgin Active, where he held the role of head of personal training and .... more>>
Study: exercise could be more beneficial than bed rest for those recovering from heart failure  
By Tom Walker

Physical exercise can improve the health of blood vessels in the heart for people with heart failure. The finding, by a research team at University of Missouri, could offer an .... more>>
Ukactive's Jack Shakespeare: political parties 'off the mark' in their approach to help NHS  
By Tom Walker

The main political parties need to "discuss prevention in the same breath as they discuss funding the NHS", according to Jack Shakespeare, director of children, young people, families and .... more>>
SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan steps down  
By Tom Walker

SoulCycle chief executive Melanie Whelan has resigned from her role, capping off a challenging few months for the indoor cycling operator. Whelan will vacate the role with immediate effect .... more>>
Workspace provider WeWork begins offering corporate wellness to users  
By Tom Walker

Workspace provider WeWork has launched a full service, on-site wellness programme at its largest site in London. WeWork is collaborating with corporate wellness organisation Reset LDN on .... more>>
Fiit and Hussle join forces  
By Tom Walker

On-demand fitness app Fiit has partnered with fitness marketplace Hussle, giving Hussle users access to its catalogue of workouts. Fiit offers on-demand classes across three disciplines .... more>>
Evolution Wellness introduces new low-cost concept to Asian fitness market  
By Tom Walker

Evolution Wellness has developed a new low cost gym concept, which it hopes can tap into the emerging fitness market in Asia. Guided by brand values of "Smart, Bold, and Invigorating", .... more>>
EuropeActive holds International Standards Meeting  
By Tom Walker

EuropeActive has held its latest International Standards Meeting (ISM) in Copenhagen, Denmark. The theme for this year's event was “The need for specialisation and differentiation in .... more>>
TSG acquires software provider Legend Club Management Systems  
By Tom Walker

Revenue management specialist Transaction Services Group (TSG) has acquired active leisure software and services provider Legend Club Management Systems for an undisclosed sum. Founded in .... more>>
Xponential Fitness signs deal with LifeFit Group to enter German and Austrian markets  
By Tom Walker

Xponential Fitness has revealed plans to take its portfolio of boutique fitness brands onto the German and Austrian markets. The US-based boutique giant has signed a master franchise .... more>>
WHO study: children's health being damaged by 'global epidemic of inactivity'  
By Tom Walker

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk. A WHO-led .... more>>
Main political parties to take part in sport and physical activity hustings  
By Tom Walker

The Sport and Recreation Alliance and ukactive will host sport and physical activity hustings with the main political parties ahead of the December general election. To be held on Wednesday .... more>>


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Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies

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A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
The passion of indoor cycling

The passion of indoor cycling

What makes indoor cycling so phenomonally popular with members? HCM asks the experts

Events calendar:

Don’t miss these important industry events taking place in October and November, including the Women in Wellness Leadership Conference and the ukactive National Summit


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Equinox, Soul Cycle and Trump

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Equinox, Soul Cycle and Trump

Equinox and Soul Cycle lost members when it became known that the CEO of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for Donald Trump. What can we learn?

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Product news
John Harris joins Freemotion

John Harris joins Freemotion


Freemotion Fitness has appointed John Harris to the role of director of Business Development.
Power Plate launches new range of vibration training equipment

Power Plate launches new range of vibration training equipment


Power Plate has launched a new collection of premium targeted vibration training equipment.
Crown Sports Lockers debuts new sustainable waterproof locker solution

Crown Sports Lockers debuts new sustainable waterproof locker solution


Crown Sports Lockers (CSL), a UK-based locker manufacturer specialising in bespoke changing solutions, has developed a new waterproof locker that combines practicality and sustainability.
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A world class experience to challenge every client. Affordable luxury brand with award winning design that creates a total experience each time.

First established in Sheffield in January 2016 TRIB3 is a bootcamp boutique studio designed to excite all the senses and a workout to challenge our TRIB3 members and guests.
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