22 Sep 2018 Independent operators: News, jobs and training
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Location: Stockport, UK
Company: Life Leisure

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Location: PureGym Nationwide, United Kingdom
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Personal Trainers
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Operations Manager
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Location: Thetford, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Personal trainer
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Location: Glasgow, UK
Company: énergie group
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Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Qualified Gym Consultant
Location: Battersea, London, UK
Company: Stars Gym
Casual Fitness Assistant
Salary: £6.63 - £7.83 per hour
Location: Kingswood, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Recreational Assistant & Swimming Teacher
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Location: Windsor, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Club Manager
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Location: Essex, UK
Company: énergie group
Multi-Skilled Sport and Recreation Apprentice
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Winscombe, Somerset
Company: GLL
Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Carshalton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Club / Studio Manager (female only)
Salary: IRO £42,000 per annum tax-free
Location: London, UK
Company: SportsJobs4Women
Personal Trainer / Wellness Coach (female only)
Salary: IRO £22,800 per annum tax-free + 10% commision
Location: London, UK
Company: SportsJobs4Women
Team Leader
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Location: Solihull, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• PHE: prevention key to NHS strategy
• Jetts Fitness targets further UK growth
• GNH merges with Hotel Partnership

Property & tenders
Leisure management options for Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Northern Ireland
Location: Company: Causeway Coast & Glens BC
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
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News headlines
EXOS founder Mark Verstegen: 'gym operators need to realise the landscape is changing'  
EXOS founder Mark Verstegen: 'gym operators need to realise the landscape is changing'

By Tom Walker

Mark Verstegen, founder and CEO of human performance specialist EXOS, has said that health clubs and gyms need to become better at delivering results, if they are to attract modern consumers. In an interview with Health Club Management Verstegen said health clubs could play a major role in "fixing" .... more>>
Myzone secures Snap Fitness partnership deal  
Myzone secures Snap Fitness partnership deal

By Tom Walker

Fitness tech firm Myzone has signed a deal with Snap Fitness which will see the franchise operator's clubs in the US, Australia and New Zealand install Myzone technology in their facilities. Aimed at improving member engagement and retention, the deal will also see Snap Fitness launch a new training programme .... more>>

Boom Cycle to open fifth London site in early 2019  
By Tom Walker

Boutique fitness operator Boom Cycle will launch its fifth site next year. Scheduled to open early 2019, the new indoor cycling club in London's Waterloo will be located close to the London .... more>>
DLL to roll out Blaze format across 49 clubs following pilot success  
By Tom Walker

David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) will invest more than £15m in rolling out its new hi-tech, studio-based Blaze concept across 49 health clubs. Blaze combines cv training with strength and .... more>>
£346m childcare cash surplus 'should be used to get kids active'  
By Tom Walker

More than £346m in "wasted" childcare funding should be used to get children more active and fight the growing epidemic of health issues among the young. That's the message from ukactive, .... more>>
Celebrity trainer Mark Anthony's boutique FirstLight Cycle opens first site  
By Tom Walker

A new boutique fitness concept has entered the booming London fitness market today (18 September). FirstLight Cycle – an indoor cycling concept – has opened its doors at Westfield London .... more>>
Pure Sports Medicine plans expansion outside London  
By Tom Walker

Simon Devane, CEO of sports injury clinic Pure Sports Medicine, has revealed plans to take the brand outside of London – hinting that the company might also grow its integrated fitness .... more>>
Wellness platform Hero partners with developer Moda to pioneer 'healthy rental communities'  
By Tom Walker

Developer Moda has signed a pioneering partnership with wellness company Hero, which will look to create "the UK's healthiest rental communities". The partnership will see Hero provide a .... more>>
ukactive report: get older people moving or face social care crisis  
By Tom Walker

A new report has called for a "major culture shift" in order to get older people more physically active. The Reimagining Ageing report, by ukactive, claims that not only are older .... more>>
Tanni Grey-Thompson: 'Elevate physical activity from the fringes to the heart of our political debate'  
By Tom Walker

Ukactive chair Tanni Grey-Thompson has made a passionate call for the government to finally recognise the importance of physical activity and to include it at the "heart" of the UK's .... more>>
'Luxury rowing studio' Engine Room to open in a converted church  
By Tom Walker

A boutique indoor rowing and personal training studio – described as the first of its kind in the UK – will open in a Grade II-listed, converted church in the affluent Marylebone area of .... more>>
Australian operator Jetts Fitness targets further UK growth  
By Tom Walker

Jetts Fitness has opened a club in Skipton, Yorkshire, making it the fifth location the Australian gym chain has launched in the 12 months since entering the UK market in September 2017. .... more>>
Ten Health opens Mayfair studio  
By Tom Walker

Independently-owned boutique fitness operator Ten Health and Fitness has reopened its Mayfair studio following a comprehensive refurbishment. Designed by founder Joanne Mathews and .... more>>
Public Health England: prevention 'must be at heart of NHS long-term plan'  
By Tom Walker

Public Health England CEO Duncan Selbie has called on the NHS to prioritise the prevention of obesity, cardiovascular disease and smoking in its new long-term plan. On obesity, Selbie said .... more>>
PTs report increase in number of clients with mental health and wellbeing concerns  
By Tom Walker

There has been an increase in the number of people seeking mental health advice and support from personal trainers. According to a survey conducted by fitness training company The Training .... more>>



Xponential Fitness adds a sixth brand to its portfolio, F45 opens a London office and a Google AI fitness coach is rumoured

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Voted IHRSA Associate Member of the Year 2018, Myzone is the brainchild of Antipodean entrepreneur Dave Wright, who set out to find a way of making everyone feel good about exercise
Simon Devane

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Simon Devane

Pure Sports Medicine’s CEO discusses the challenges and opportunities involved in setting up sports medicine clinics that offer elite-level treatment to the general public
Stress resilience

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Stress resilience

Research shows that millennials are now more stressed than those who lived through the world wars. We look at whether gyms can help their members to develop their resilience

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A mix of gymnastics, parkour and bodyweight training, calisthenics is an eye-catching way to build strength. Kath Hudson looks at how gyms can incorporate this discipline
A lasting partnership

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A lasting partnership

GoCardless helps Fitness Space with a new direct debit solution, and Speedflex studios are installed in Bannatyne gyms
Crossing the chasm

Sweating the details:
Crossing the chasm

In his first column for HCM, Jak Phillips looks at how close the fitness industry is getting to mainstream adoption

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Product news
David Lloyd Leisure names PhD Nutrition as official sports nutrition partner

David Lloyd Leisure names PhD Nutrition as official sports nutrition partner


PhD Nutrition has announced a new partnership with David Lloyd Leisure, that will see the company become the official sports nutrition partner for the chain.
Escape's Hit Hub makes UK debut at Snap Fitness Radstock

Escape's Hit Hub makes UK debut at Snap Fitness Radstock


Escape Fitness has installed its first Hit Hub functional training frame at Snap Fitness Radstock, a new 24-hour franchise gym in Somerset, UK.
Cover Ninja lets operators organise stress-free staff cover

Cover Ninja lets operators organise stress-free staff cover


A new smartphone app that enables fitness facilities to source cover instructors is currently being developed.
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Taylor Made Designs celebrates 25 years

Back in 1993, James Taylor, the founder and managing director of Taylor Made Designs (TMD), started printing t-shirts for local companies and schools.
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Escape launches Master Trainer programme

In a first of its kind event, Escape Fitness has launched its worldwide Master Trainer programme.
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