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APG Leisure named as UK distributor for BECO Beermann
APG Leisure named as UK distributor for BECO Beermann

APG Leisure is set to expand its marketing offering to include swimming accessories, aquafitness equipment and competitive swimwear, following a new partnership with global swimwear brand BECO Beermann. More>>
Canadian tech start-up launches compression shirt to prevent whiplash
Canadian tech start-up launches compression shirt to prevent whiplash

Canadian tech company AEXOS (Advanced Exoskeletal Systems) has developed an innovative compression shirt that is designed to reduce the risk of injury in contact sports. More>>
Virtuagym and Glofox offer next gen Direct Debit via GoCardless
Virtuagym and Glofox offer next gen Direct Debit via GoCardless

Online direct debit provider, GoCardless, has teamed up with membership management software platforms Virtuagym and Glofox to give their customers access to next generation, flexible Direct Debit. More>>
Nautilus launches SVA Platform to combat noise pollution in health clubs
Nautilus launches SVA Platform to combat noise pollution in health clubs

Core Health & Fitness recently revealed an exciting new, technologically innovative product from the no. 1 brand in strength training, Nautilus® More>>
GumGum Sports announces partnership with Glasgow Warriors
FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

GumGum Sports has announced a new partnership with Scottish rugby team Glasgow Warriors, that will see the sports AI company track and capture data on the club's sponsorship partners across broadcast and social media. More>>
GumGum Sports announces partnership with Glasgow Warriors
TVS flooring transforms Canterbury Sports Centre
 
TVS flooring transforms Canterbury Sports Centre
FROM SPORT -KIT.NET

TVS Group, a sports flooring company specialising in physical activity spaces, has completed a major flooring installation project at the Cantebury Sports Centre at the University of Kent. The company was tasked with replacing the flooring throughout the centre, as well as the concrete sub-base which was no longer fit for purpose. More>>
SwipeStation gives clubs 'valuable insight' into fan buying patterns
FROM SPORT -KIT.NET

UK start-up SwipeStation has developed an innovative app-based solution that claims to shorten queue times for F&B offerings at sports grounds and stadia to just 15 seconds. Supported via a SEEDRS crowdfunding campaign, the system, also called SwipeStation, allows fans to order and pay for food via an app More>>
SwipeStation gives clubs 'valuable insight' into fan buying patterns
New Fibodo app empowers PTs and sports coaches to achieve success
New Fibodo app empowers PTs and sports coaches to achieve success

Former golf pro Anthony Franklin has launched a new booking management platform for personal trainers and sports coaches.
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Spatex unveils programming for 2019 show
Spatex unveils programming for 2019 show

Spatex has revealed details of its programming for its 2019 show. The 23 edition of Spatex will see 22 education sessions.
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Vitastream undergoes update to be accessible to disabled users
Vitastream undergoes update to be accessible to disabled users

The Vitapure Drinks company has updated its innovative Vitastream drinks system to make it more accessible for disabled gym users.
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Company advertorials
Unlocking new clientele through corporate memberships  
12 Nov 2018
Unlocking new clientele through corporate memberships

Fitness facilities often struggle to increase corporate members. At present, just 14 per cent of individuals are granted access to gyms through their employer More>>
Shapewatch 3D body scanner puts users in control of their goals  
08 Nov 2018
Shapewatch 3D body scanner puts users in control of their goals

Shapewatch is an innovative, new 3D body visualisation solution that allows members to scan their bodies, monitor key biometrics and see their body shape in 3D. More>>
GoCardless becomes Direct Debit provider for King’s College and 1610 Active  
08 Nov 2018
GoCardless becomes Direct Debit provider for King’s College and 1610 Active

Recurring payments platform GoCardless has become the Direct Debit provider for both 1610 Active and King’s Sport Gyms. More>>
Wattbike Studio doubles usage at Holme Pierrepont, home of the National Water Sports Centre  
26 Oct 2018
Wattbike Studio doubles usage at Holme Pierrepont, home of the National Water Sports Centre

Since installing the new Wattbike indoor cycling studio in September, Holme Pierrepont Country Park has seen a significant increase in cycle studio usage More>>
MoveGB brings guest pass into 21st century with new Discovery tool  
17 Oct 2018
MoveGB brings guest pass into 21st century with new Discovery tool

The ‘free guest pass’ is now a cornerstone of most fitness operators’ acquisition practises. But is it effective to engage a new audience? More>>
Dyaco launches new Spirit Fitness Fluid Rower and refreshes 900 CV range  
11 Oct 2018
Dyaco launches new Spirit Fitness Fluid Rower and refreshes 900 CV range

Global fitness manufacturer Dyaco, has launched the new Spirit CRW900 Fluid Rower to add to its growing range of Spirit Fitness CV equipment. More>>
EXF chosen by Third Space to supply storage and functional rig solutions  
11 Oct 2018
EXF chosen by Third Space to supply storage and functional rig solutions

EXF has been awarded a new contract with luxury London Health Club group, Third Space. More>>
FitQuest announces new global distributors  
11 Oct 2018
FitQuest announces new global distributors

FitQuest, industry leaders in human performance monitoring, has joined forces with fitness distibutors Gympac, I AM FIT in Portugal and Fitness Systems. More>>


Latest jobs
Lifeguard

Salary:Competitive salary
Location:Sunbury-on-Thames, UK
Company:Everyone Active
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Leisure Assistant

Salary:£7.90- £8.45
Location:Bristol, UK
Company:Active Lifestyle Centres
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Cover Duty Manager

Salary:£9.80 per hour
Location:Yate, Bristol, UK
Company:Active Lifestyle Centres
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Latest news
RFU chief Steve Brown in surprise resignation
RFU chief Steve Brown in surprise resignation   16 Nov 2018

Steve Brown has announced he will step down as CEO of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) after just 14 months in the role. Brown's shock decision .... more>>
Construction begins on Miami’s Underline linear park
Construction begins on Miami’s Underline linear park   16 Nov 2018

Work has started on the what is expected to become Miami’s next "world-class trail". Designed by landscape architecture firm James Corner Field .... more>>
Skateboarding

The power of skateboarding

The power of skateboarding

How this new sport is being used for social good
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People profile

Mel Young

Mel Young

The chair of sportscotland on making sport and activity accessible to everyone in Scotland
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