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Location: Leeds, UK
Company: Coach Gyms



Parthian Climbing Southampton Centre Manager
Salary: £35k - £42k
Location: Southampton, UK
Company: Climbing Centre Group Ltd



Membership Experience Team Member
Salary: Competitive
Location: Rugby, UK
Company: Xercise4Less



Membership Consultant
Salary: £15k basic + commission + Bonus
Location: Leeds, UK
Company: Coach Gyms


Membership consultants
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Lutterworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lewisham, London, UK
Company: NRG Gym Limited
Assistant Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lewisham, London, UK
Company: NRG Gym Limited
Membership Experience Team Member
Salary: £8.72 per hour + Commission
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Company: Xercise4Less
Assistant Manager
Salary: £20K Basic circa
Location: Leeds, UK
Company: Coach Gyms
Personal trainers
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Location: Aylesbury, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
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Location: Buckingham, UK
Company: Everyone Active
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Location: Wickford, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
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Location: Basildon, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
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Location: Basildon, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
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Location: Hemel Hempstead, UK
Company: Everyone Active
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Location: Berkhamsted, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• Gyms open, but group exercise fight looms
• ukactive reveals details of new Active Standard
• PureGym 'burning £4m a week' during lockdown


Property & tenders
Tender for license to occupy outstanding sports facilities in central London
Location: 11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD Company: Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Exciting leisure farm opportunity
Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
'Rebel' uk gym owner Nick Whitcombe becoming global advocate for fitness  
'Rebel' uk gym owner Nick Whitcombe becoming global advocate for fitness

By Tom Walker

Nick Whitcombe, the independent gym owner who refused to shut his gym during the October tier 3 restrictions, is becoming a fitness industry campaigner of international renown. Liverpool-based Whitcombe’s campaign has this week seen him featured in a full-page article in the New York Times – an experience .... more>>
The fitness industry can drive the UK’s economic recovery from the pandemic, says Huw Edwards  
The fitness industry can drive the UK’s economic recovery from the pandemic, says Huw Edwards

By Tom Walker

This year's UK government Spending Review, announced in Parliament by chancellor Rishi Sunak on 25 November, offers the physical activity sector opportunities to "transform communities", according to industry body, ukactive. In his statement to Parliament, Sunak revealed the government's spending priorities and .... more>>

100k people to get free gym sessions as fitness industry strengthens its position as an essential service  
By Tom Walker

Up to 100k people will benefit from the free gym and physical activity sessions, thanks to a partnership between ukactive, NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I), Sport England and the .... more>>
UK fitness sector facing fight to keep group exercise open in tier 3 areas  
By Tom Walker

To the relief of the sector, the UK government confirmed yesterday (23 November) that gyms, health clubs and leisure centres will be allowed to open under all three tiers of the new COVID-19 .... more>>
Parliamentary debate: it's 'unthinkable' gyms could be forced to close during future lockdowns, say MPs, but minister is non-committal  
By Tom Walker

Closing gyms and leisure facilities during any possible future lockdown would be "unthinkable", according to Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North. McKinnell – in her role .... more>>
Gyms in England to reopen when lockdown ends – and remain open, even in Tier 3 areas. Group ex singled out for restrictions  
By Tom Walker

Gyms, health clubs and leisure centres will be able to open their doors when the current lockdown measures in England come to an end on 2 December. More importantly, fitness and physical .... more>>
Good news for gyms in analysis of NHS Track and Trace data  
By Liz Terry

Gyms are right near the bottom of the list in terms of places people have visited before a positive COVID-19 test, according to UK government statistics. Research into data from users of .... more>>
Independent assessment to measure COVID-19 risk in gyms across Europe  
By Tom Walker

A new, Europe-wide initiative will look to chart the level of risk of COVID-19 infection at gyms, health clubs and leisure centres across the continent. Conducted in partnership by the .... more>>
Parliamentary debate will happen on Monday 23 November, as UK gyms are threatened with January lockdown  
By Tom Walker

UK Parliament will debate COVID-19 restrictions on gyms and leisure centres on Monday 23 November, it has been confirmed. The session, which takes place at 4.30pm GMT, can only be attended .... more>>
Government's £1bn scheme to decarbonise public sector 'a huge opportunity' for leisure  
By Tom Walker

The UK government has launched a £1bn Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS), providing grant funding for energy efficiency measures across the public sector. The funding has been .... more>>
3d Leisure introduces mental health first aiders and launches live fitness service  
By Tom Walker

Leisure management company 3d Leisure is introducing two new services across its corporate division, in response to the continued uncertainties relating to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. .... more>>
Blame obesity for high level of COVID deaths, says former chief medical officer  
By Tom Walker

Thousands of COVID-related deaths could be prevented if successive governments had tackled the country's obesity crisis in time, according to Dame Sally Davies. The former chief medical .... more>>
Leisure-net to conduct consumer confidence survey during second lockdown – needs your support  
By Tom Walker

Leisure-net is running a repeat of its initial Post Lockdown Recovery Survey, in order to gauge consumer confidence within the fitness industry following the second lockdown. The .... more>>
Doctors fight to keep gyms open so they can exercise  
By Tom Walker

The iconic Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago is among the city's fitness facilities which have been able to keep their doors open to members – despite lockdown-style restrictions – after .... more>>
Peloton and Beyoncé team up to produce themed workouts  
By Tom Walker

Peloton and Grammy Award-winning singer Beyoncé have signed a broad, multi-year partnership which will result in the launch of new, themed workouts on the interactive fitness platform. .... more>>

Features
Harley Pasternak

HCM People:
Harley Pasternak


The celebrity trainer and author is working with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts to elevate their fitness offering
Improved prognosis

Research:
Improved prognosis


A study from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests exercising can lead to better outcomes in people with cancer
David Burns

HCM People:
David Burns


Collective Leisure has just become the first social enterprise leisure management company in Australia


Product innovation:

HCM reveals innovations, including Exi’s COVID app, Lumen’s metabolic reader, LG’s new screens and ALFI by The Refinery


HCM directory:

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Mental health

News report:
Mental health


A new study from the Global Wellness Institute highlights the scope of the $121bn mental wellbeing market
Standing together

Opinion:
Standing together


Steve Ward celebrates how the industry has come together in the pandemic
An exercise in luxury

Sponsored:
An exercise in luxury


Deansgate Square, the newest residential star on Manchester’s impressive skyline, is a fitting home for some of the city’s most stylish health and fitness facilities, with specialist acoustic flooring by TVS Group
Product news
Copper clothing can keep staff and members safe

Copper clothing can keep staff and members safe

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Snap Fitness franchisee, Kunal Patel, is kitting out all staff – from personal trainers to cleaners – with copper-infused masks and gloves from medtech company, Copper Clothing.
 
Playfinder launches Bookteq to increase revenue for independent facility operators

Playfinder launches Bookteq to increase revenue for independent facility operators

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Playfinder has launched Bookteq, a booking system aimed at increasing revenue for operators of independent physical activity venues.
 
Club Industry and Sibec unveil Future of Fitness virtual event to help reinvent the fitness industry

Club Industry and Sibec unveil Future of Fitness virtual event to help reinvent the fitness industry

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

The COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily halted opportunities to gather in-person to discuss vital topics relating to the fitness industry’s future.
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BLK BOX

BLK BOX (pronounced Black Box) began as specialists in performance equipment and facility design in 2012, frustrated by the lack of imagination and invention in our industry.

The BLK BOX product range is built for athletes by athletes, includes modular storage systems, high performance sporting equipment and strength and functional training equipment
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Featured Suppliers
Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness

In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
  Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
Active IQ launches End-point Assessor qualification

Active IQ has launched its Level 3 Award in Understanding the Development and Delivery of End-point Assessment to meet the increasing demands for skilled assessors in this emerging area.
  Active IQ launches End-point Assessor qualification

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