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Director of Operations
Salary: £61,000 - £64,000 + exceptional pension + excellent benefits
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Active Luton



Chief Executive Officer, Mount Batten Centre
Salary: c£65,000pa + pension + benefits
Location: mount batten centre, plymouth, United Kingdom
Company: Mount Batten Group


Team Leader (Harrow School Fitness Club)
Salary: £13.71 per hour
Location: Harrow on the Hill, Harrow, UK
Company: Harrow School
Centre Manager (Leisure)
Salary: £40,221 - £42,403pa + pension + benefits
Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Exeter City Council
Fitness Motivator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lutterworth
Company: Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard (NPLQ required)
Salary: 9.50 ph
Location: Lutterworth
Company: Everyone Active
Membership Manager
Salary: £29,605 - £32,982pa + pension + benefits
Location: Coventry, UK
Company: University of Warwick
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Wigston
Company: Everyone Active
Swim Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Shipston-on-Stour
Company: Everyone Active
Swim Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Shipston-on-Stour
Company: Everyone Active
Swim Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Basildon
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive rates of pay
Location: Rickmansworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive rates of pay
Location: Watford, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• Virgin gets right to wipe out rent arrears
• Fitness industry mourns passing of Jan Spaticchia
• STA offers mindfulness resources


Property & tenders
30 acres at Clays Lane, Debden Green, Loughton
Location: Loughton, IG10 Company: Knight Frank
Tender: retail units at The Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle
Location: Grantham, Leicestershire Company: Belvoir Castle
To Let – Potterne Park Sports Ground
Location: Verwood, Dorset Company: AVISON YOUNG
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News headlines
US named world’s largest wellness economy, reaching US$1.8 trillion valuation   US named world’s largest wellness economy, reaching US$1.8 trillion valuation


By Megan Whitby

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released new data on the US’ wellness economy, valuing it at US$1.8 trillion. According to the organisation's recent report – called The Global Wellness Economy: United States – the US is the world’s leading wellness economy and is now double the size of China’s .... more>>
UK Active Awards for excellence open for nominations   UK Active Awards for excellence open for nominations


By Liz Terry

UK Active has announced details of its annual health and fitness industry awards ceremony, which will take place in Birmingham on the evening of Thursday 3 October at the International Convention Centre. The trade body has created 16 award categories for 2024, including new additions, with the Outstanding .... more>>
Missed FIBO? Catch up with the HCM roundup   Missed FIBO? Catch up with the HCM roundup


By Kath Hudson

The HCM team were busy at the recent FIBO Global Fitness event in Cologne, Germany, distributing a special FIBO edition of HCM in support of the event as its global media partner. FIBO 2024 boasted over 1,000 exhibitors and is expected to have welcome 120,000 visitors – a post-pandemic record. The .... more>>

Andy King launches The Conveners podcast to champion the pivot to wellbeing  
By Kath Hudson

The fitness sector’s pivot to active wellbeing is being discussed in a new weekly podcast, called The Conveners, and hosted by chair of GM Active and director of Miova, Andy King with .... more>>
Everyone Active launches Everyone Golf – plans to link health and fitness and sport portfolios  
By Kath Hudson

Everyone Active has launched a golfing brand, Everyone Golf, after new contract wins made it the UK’s second-largest golf operator in the UK, with ten courses. Unveiled this week, the new .... more>>
Hospitality veteran Belinda Steward takes the helm at Places Leisure  
By Kath Hudson

Social enterprise, Places Leisure, which is part of the Places for People Group, has appointed Belinda Steward as MD. Steward was previously MD at Derwent FM, which is also part of .... more>>
Go Fit CEO, Mário Barbosa, unveils expansion plans in this month’s HCM  
By Kath Hudson

Having redefined the model of public-private collaboration in Spain, Go Fit is now expanding into Italy and has ambitious plans to grow its estate, memberships and profits. Speaking .... more>>
Dedicated recovery clubs tipped to become a trend  
By Kath Hudson

Recovery, social wellness and longevity were talking points at PerformX recently, tipped by many speakers as upcoming trends, while the exhibition halls featured infrared saunas, compression .... more>>
Top operators gather from across Europe for EHFF  
By Kath Hudson

Industry experts are gathering in Cologne for today's European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), followed by FIBO from 11-14 April, which will feature almost 1,000 exhibitors. EuropeActive is .... more>>
Oxygen Consulting deep dives into padel with forthcoming report  
By Kath Hudson

Oxygen Consulting is about to launch its first UK Padel Report, which investigates this fast-growing sport. Brought to the UK around 2012, padel has really taken off in the past couple of .... more>>
Global summit will bring together industry leaders in health, fitness and wellness  
By Kath Hudson

Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision-makers across the .... more>>
New research shows BMI fails as a measure of childhood obesity, leading to flawed policy  
By Kath Hudson

Disturbing new research has found BMI completely fails as an accurate measure of obesity in children, calling into question the foundation for all past and present government child obesity .... more>>
Doctors plan to use exercise data from smartphones to initiate health interventions  
By Kath Hudson

The UK government acknowledged in its recent budget that economic recovery depends on the health of the nation, but failed to find the investment needed to boost the prevention agenda. In a .... more>>
Walking 10,000 steps a day confirmed to reduce the health risks of being sedentary  
By Kath Hudson

Research by the University of Sydney is the first to objectively measure whether daily steps are able to offset the health risks of sedentary behaviour. The results, which were published .... more>>
Women’s health and sporting performance will be focus of new Centre of Excellence  
By Kath Hudson

Manchester Metropolitan University and the UK Sports Institute have joined forces to launch the Centre of Excellence for Women in Sport: a global hub for female health. Aiming to work with .... more>>
Everyone Active takes over iconic London Aquatics Centre, plans to invest £1 million  
By Kath Hudson

Everyone Active has taken over as operator of the London Aquatic Centre on behalf of the London Legacy Development Corporation. The stunning venue, designed by the late Zaha Hadid and .... more>>

Features
Sioux-per foods

Interview:
Sioux-per foods


The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine
Back to nature

Environment:
Back to nature


British wildlife is being attacked on many fronts. Stephanie Hilborne, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts, wants to involve everyone in preserving nature
Transforming Istria

Tourism:
Transforming Istria


In Istria, Croatia, tourism firm Maistra is changing the face of hospitality in the region, with a series of intriguing design-led hotels. As its most ambitious hotel project takes shape, Professor Terry Stevens finds out more
Louis D’Amore

Interview:
Louis D’Amore


Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Right to roam

Tourism:
Right to roam


Sweden is inviting everyone to come and stay – and indulge in a spot of wild camping. Jenny Kaiser from VisitSweden talks about the initiative
Aaron Simpson

Profile:
Aaron Simpson


Quintessentially is an exclusive concierge service for some of the world’s richest people. Co-founder Aaron Simpson reveals what wealthy people want
Stephen Hulme

Profile:
Stephen Hulme


We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri


Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
High flyers

Tourism:
High flyers


How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
Product news
MyEquilibria combines art and outdoor exercise

MyEquilibria combines art and outdoor exercise

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

"We summarise what we do in two words – functional art," says Gian Luca Innocenzi, CEO and founder of MyEquilibria, which specialises in high-end outdoor exercise equipment.
 
Blink Tech launches XbotGo Chameleon AI sports cameraman

Blink Tech launches XbotGo Chameleon AI sports cameraman

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Blink Tech has announced the highly anticipated release of its XbotGo Chameleon, a new AI- powered sports tracking phone mount.
 
Team GB chooses Absolute Performance for Olympic gym contract for third time

Team GB chooses Absolute Performance for Olympic gym contract for third time

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Cardiff-based gym design and installation company, Absolute Performance, has been awarded the contract to design, supply and install three gyms for Team GB for the 2024 games in Paris.
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ABC Trainerize

ABC Trainerize is a member engagement mobile app and software platform that allows coaches and fitness businesses to expand their reach beyond their physical space, better connect with members, and digitize the training experience.

ABC Trainerize is a member engagement mobile app and software platform that allows coaches and fitness businesses to expand their reach beyond their physical space, better connect with members, and digitize the training experience.
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UK Aufguss Championships

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23-25 Apr 2024

ISPA Conference 2024

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, United States



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Spa Life Scotland

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow,



08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy



10-12 May 2024

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China



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W3Spa EMEA

Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia , Italy



18-22 May 2024

Eco Resort Network

The Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Mauritius



23-24 May 2024

European Health Prevention Day

Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany



30-30 May 2024

Forum HOTel&SPA

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France



30 May - 02 Jun 2024

Rimini Wellness

Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy



06-07 Jun 2024

World Sauna Forum 2024

Sataman Viilu , Jyväskylä, Finland



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