17 Jul 2018 Exercise professionals: News, jobs and training
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Pool/Spa Maintenance Engineer
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Location: London, UK
Company: Total Fit

General Managers
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Company: The Gym Group

Fitness Professional
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Location: Nottingham, UK
Company: Nottingham High School

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Trainee Duty Manager
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Company: Legacy Leisure
Physical Activity Officer
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Location: Huntingdonshire, UK
Company: Huntingdonshire District Council
Full Time Leisure Assistant
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Location: Banbury, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Self-Employed Personal Trainer
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Lifestyle Medicine and Health Gym Manager
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Fitness Instructor
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General Manager
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Location: Bedford, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Fitness Manager
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Location: Staines-upon-Thames, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
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Location: Plymouth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Activity Engagement Activator
Salary: £16,000
Location: Seaford, UK
Company: Wave Leisure
General Manager
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Company: énergie group
Fitness Motivators
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Location: Horfield, Bristol, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Les Mills Bodypump Instructor
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Location: London SE16, UK
Company: Everyone Active
General Manager
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Location: Tottenham, London, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

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in this issue

• 'Action needed' on £21bn leisure plan
• PureGym acquires London's Soho Gyms
• Travelodege launches 'budget chic' brand

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News headlines
Gold's Gym expands in Saudi Arabia – looks to tap into growing market  
Gold's Gym expands in Saudi Arabia – looks to tap into growing market

By Tom Walker

US-based fitness franchise Gold's Gym has secured its 10th facility in Saudi Arabia. The 27,000sq ft, franchised club is located in the south western city of Abha and will be owned by the Batterjee Holding Company – which also owns the other nine Gold's Gym clubs in the country. Facilities include a .... more>>
REPs introduces new  
REPs introduces new "easier to understand" CPD points system

By Tom Walker

The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) has introduced a new points system to record Continuing Professional Development (CPD), as part of efforts to make the system "easier to understand, manage and keep up to date" for its members. The new points requirement for REPs members is 10 CPD points over 12 .... more>>

Fitness deemed  
By Tom Walker

The value of the UK fitness club market has been valued at £5.1bn – a figure which is expected to grow by more than 8 per cent each year. The latest in-depth survey of the UK fitness club .... more>>
1 Rebel to send London into a spin with fitness amphitheatre  
By Luke Cloherty

Alternative fitness operator 1 Rebel has opened the world’s first spin studio amphitheatre in Victoria, London. The 7,000sq ft (650sq m) arena at Victoria’s Nova – a multi-restaurant .... more>>
Mindbody report: employing  
By Tom Walker

Fitness operators looking to improve their member retention should focus on recruiting "knowledgeable, friendly instructors". One in five (20 per cent) people who exercise regularly see .... more>>
Most popular group exercises revealed in new industry trend report  
By Tom Walker

Indoor cycling has been identified as the most popular group workout in the UK – beating pilates and yoga – by a new industry report from ukactive and the DataHub. The Moving .... more>>
Could indoor cycling classes cause kidney damage  
By Tom Walker

High-intensity indoor cycling classes carry a "significant risk of kidney damage" – especially for first-time participants – according to a report in the American Journal of Medicine. .... more>>
PayAsUGym signs strategic partnership with customer data platform InfoSum  
By Tom Walker

Online fitness marketplace PayAsUGym has signed a partnership deal with customer data expert InfoSum. According to PayAsUGym, the move will enable clubs listed within its service to gain .... more>>
Tanni Grey-Thompson turns up heat on government over £1bn  
By Tom Walker

The government "needs to show more leadership" and work with the physical activity sector if it wants to save the National Health Service (NHS). That was the message from former Paralympic .... more>>
Matrix Fitness restructures sales team  
By Tom Walker

Equipment supplier Matrix Fitness has restructured its sales team and added a trio of senior roles. In a statement the company said the restructure is part of a strategy to "focus on .... more>>
Buzz Gym partners with Life Fitness for UK expansion push  
By Tom Walker

Budget club operator Buzz Gym has signed a deal with equipment supplier Life Fitness, which will see the company introduce a "transformed business model" as it sets out on a UK-wide .... more>>
A quarter of Brits do not exercise – and some avoid it 'at all cost'  
By Tom Walker

Almost one in four British people never exercise, with some admitting to avoiding physical activities "at all cost". The finding comes from the Fit Brits study, commissioned by the .... more>>
YourZone45 secures trio of investors as it looks to grow its franchised footprint  
By Tom Walker

Boutique fitness franchise YourZone45 has secured investment and executive support from fitness industry specialists Mhairi FitzPatrick, Andy Kay and Jeremy Taylor. The three new .... more>>
PureGym acquires Soho Gyms  
By Tom Walker

PureGym has completed the acquisition of Soho Gyms and its 10 clubs, all of which are based in prime London locations. The move comes after Soho Gyms has been feeling the pressure of .... more>>
ukactive Awards winners revealed – Stockport's Life Leisure named centre of the year  
By Tom Walker

Winners of the inaugural ukactive Awards were revealed at a gala dinner in Manchester last night (21 June), as part of the three-day Active Uprising event. Life Leisure Stockport Sports .... more>>

Ralph Scholz

Ralph Scholz

The MD of The Mirai explains the strategy behind McFIT’s 20,000sq m, free-to-use mega gym, which will include a trade show element and aim to attract both locals and ‘fitness tourists’


David Lloyd Leisure enters the German market, The Gym Group buys up easyGym, PureGym acquires Soho Gyms
Boutique Boom

Boutique trends:
Boutique Boom

Boutique gym-goers are young, female and like working out on Tuesdays, according to ukactive’s report
Bridging the gap

Ask an experts:
Bridging the gap

What can the industry do to close the health gap between rich and poor?
Jaimie Chin-Dickey

People profile:
Jaimie Chin-Dickey

Developing a community at UN1T

Events calendar:

Check out these upcoming events
Growth factor

Growth factor

A report on the industry has identified corporate wellness as offering growth opportunities for fitness operators
Product innovation

Product innovation

We round up the latest product launches from the health and fitness industry
Pool party

Pool fitness:
Pool party

We take a look at the most exciting pool fitness classes on the market
Lake Nona

News report:
Lake Nona

A ‘performance resort’ and spa is coming to a master-planned community in Florida. We take a look at the scheme
Product news
SportsArt creates line of sustainable fitness equipment

SportsArt creates line of sustainable fitness equipment


SportsArt has developed a new line of environmentally-friendly fitness equipment that could dramatically reduce a facility's carbon footprint, as well as lower operational costs.
Leisure Sound Solutions launches AppAudio into the UK

Leisure Sound Solutions launches AppAudio into the UK


Leisure Sound Solutions, an audio-visual supplier for the leisure industry, has launched a brand new audio app for health clubs into the UK market.
Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup


Technogym has been named as the official supplier of training equipment for both the Brazilian and Russian National Teams at this year's World Cup,
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Matthew Januszek discusses the future of fitness with industry leaders at IHRSA

IHRSA, one of the biggest health and fitness shows worldwide, draws the industry’s top minds who see where fitness is heading.
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