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General Manager - Snowdon Mountain Railway
Salary: c£70,000 + benefits + relocation support
Location: Snowdonia, North Wales, United Kingdom
Company: Heritage Great Britain



Head of Operations
Salary: £56,107.80 - £63,165.86pa + benefits
Location: Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
Company: Fife Sports and Leisure Trust Ltd


Duty Manager (Dry)
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: St Albans, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Health and Fitness Instructor
Salary: £Competitive + pension + benefits
Location: Bolton, UK
Company: Bolton Arena
Senior Leisure Officer
Salary: £41,418 - £48,474pa + local govt pension + benefits
Location: Honiton, UK
Company: East Devon District Council
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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Roko Health Clubs - for sale
Location: Chiswick, Gillingham, York and Nottingham Company: Savills
Partnership Opportunity at Cleveland Lakes in the Cotswold Water Park
Location: Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Company: Cotswold Lakes Trust
30 acres at Clays Lane, Debden Green, Loughton
Location: Loughton, IG10 Company: Knight Frank
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News headlines
Rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson joins the speaker lineup at the HCM Summit to share insights into his journey to health and wellbeing   Rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson joins the speaker lineup at the HCM Summit to share insights into his journey to health and wellbeing


By Kath Hudson

Rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson has been announced as a keynote speaker for the HCM Summit on 24 October in London. In an upcoming interview with HCM in preparation for his appearance at the summit, Wilkinson explains how he felt empty after the 2003 Rugby World Cup and how his health and wellbeing business, .... more>>
Sport for Confidence gets national recognition for pioneering work breaking down barriers to physical activity   Sport for Confidence gets national recognition for pioneering work breaking down barriers to physical activity


By Kath Hudson

Sport for Confidence CIC has received a national award for its pioneering work hardwiring occupational therapy driven services into community sport and leisure settings. The Community Interest Company was crowned winner of the Excellence in Emerging Roles award at the Occupational Therapy Excellence Awards – as .... more>>
Study shows major differences in the way males and females burn fat during exercise   Study shows major differences in the way males and females burn fat during exercise


By Kath Hudson

The way fat stores are metabolised during exercise is different in males and females, according to a US study, which shows the need for more research into how exercise impacts the female body. Published in the journal Nature Metabolism, the research was undertaken by the Molecular Transducers of Physical .... more>>

Sensor-enabled running track will generate real-time data to drive performance  
By Kath Hudson

A UK-based technology has created a sensor-enabled performance running track with advanced sensors, paired with cameras, to generate real-time data through the athletes’ feet, such as stride length, acceleration rate and max .... more>>
European College of Sports Science Annual Congress kicks off in Glasgow  
By Liz Terry

The European College of Sports Science (ECSS) welcomes 3,000 academics to the University of the West of Scotland in Glasgow from today (2 July) to Friday 5th July for its Annual Congress .... more>>
GWI publishes Wellness Policy Toolkit to help address global mental health crisis  
By Megan Whitby

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released a new report emphasising the critical role of mental wellness in supporting overall mental health. Authored by GWI research fellows Ophelia .... more>>
PureGym supports ambulance service by adding defibrillators to The Circuit  
By Kath Hudson

PureGym has partnered with the British Heart Foundation to upload all of its defibrillators to The Circuit, which allows the ambulance service to access them in an emergency. The Circuit .... more>>
Paying men to lose weight could help fix obesity crisis  
By Kath Hudson

According to a year-long study, offering financial incentives to people to encourage them to lose weight is effective and could be a low-cost solution to support health service in tackling .... more>>
Report identifies diversity, equity and inclusion challenges in health club sector  
By Kath Hudson

Diversity, equity and inclusion in the European fitness industry is examined in a new report which provides eye-opening findings and a starting point for change. The Diversity in the .... more>>
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise, finds new research  
By Kath Hudson

Short-term incentives to exercise, such as using daily reminders, rewards or games, can lead to sustained increases in activity, according to new research. Researchers found that even a .... more>>
Circadian Trust invests in wellness to support its NHS partnerships  
By Kath Hudson

Operator Circadian Trust has launched a five-year growth drive designed to support health and wellbeing across South Gloucestershire, UK. The initiative will see a £2.4m investment in its .... more>>
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 .... 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>>

Features
Introducing Gen Z

Trends:
Introducing Gen Z


How will this tech-savvy, social media-driven generation affect your business?
Katy Bowman

Interview:
Katy Bowman


In her latest book, the biomechanist and author explains why we need to widen our spectrum of movement and connect with our inner hunter-gatherer
Sioux-per foods

Interview:
Sioux-per foods


The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine
The show must go on

Arts & Culture:
The show must go on


When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative
Matt Dwyer

People profile:
Matt Dwyer


Matt Dwyer is driving change behind the scenes at the ECB with his 'growth mentality'
Fuelling fitness

News report:
Fuelling fitness


Fitness brand Reebok has partnered with global architecture practice Gensler to create 'Get Pumped' – a proposal which sees redundant gas stations across the US turned into fitness hubs
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
The benefits of retreats

Last word:
The benefits of retreats


Research is showing retreats could have a positive health impact
Stephen Hulme

Profile:
Stephen Hulme


We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme
Maria Sharapova

People profile:
Maria Sharapova


Maria Sharapova – who's spent her life training on the pro tennis circuit – is bringing this experience to her fitness facility designs
Product news
Ecore’s Performance Collection offers a holistic solution for customers

Ecore’s Performance Collection offers a holistic solution for customers

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Ecore has expanded its Performance Collection with the introduction of its new flooring solution, Performance Motivate Plus.
 
Pavigym celebrates 60 years of innovation and excellence

Pavigym celebrates 60 years of innovation and excellence

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Pavigym, the leading provider of gym flooring solutions and interactive fitness technology, has proudly marked its 60th anniversary.
 
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.
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Legend by Xplor

Legend by Xplor has been trusted by leading leisure operators for 20+ years, offering a complete end-to-end leisure management solution so operators can run their facilities easily and effectively.

We help a wide range of public sector leisure operators (including Leisure Trusts, Leisure Management Companies, Local Authorities and Universities), as well as private operators, to streamline complex operations, achieve growth and drive retention.
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IDEA® Health & Fitness Association partners with CoverMe Fitness to deliver real-world solutions for fitness professionals across the globe

IDEA® Health & Fitness Association and CoverMe Fitness are proud to announce a strategic partnership to address some of the biggest challenges facing fitness professionals and the industry at large, which will launch at IDEA® World Convention in the US this week.
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Redefining Outdoor Hospitality Summit

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