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fibodo to sponsor Elevate 2019

Elevate has announced the headline sponsor for the next event, taking place 8-9 May at ExCeL London. fibodo (Find it. Book it. Do it.) is the first fully-customisable booking management platform that connects personal trainers, sports and activity professionals with clients; saving hours of administration and reducing costs, whilst helping them to reach new audiences and increase revenue. The fibodo booking management platform will become an integral part of Elevate 2019, with all attendees being able to...

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Make a success of your business with new CPD e-learning course

fibodo, the creator of a new booking management platform, launched earlier this year to help Personal Trainers (PTs) and coaches run their own business more easily, has partnered with FitPro to create a CIMSPA-accredited CPD e-learning course. ‘Grow Your Coaching Business’ is aimed at coaches and PTs wanting to gain valuable business skills to more effectively and efficiently run their business. The course empowers them to set-up and run a successful PT or coaching business, making...

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The Grand Finale: Oldham Half marks end of Milltown Races 2018 Series

The Milltown Races Oldham Half Marathon – the last event in the 2018 Milltown Races Series – is fast approaching. This year’s event will take place on Sunday 28 October. More than 300 runners are already signed up to take part in the 13.1 mile race, which is renowned for being one of the most challenging half marathons in the UK. There are still some places left for the event, which starts in Oldham Town Centre...

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Industry’s first comparison website launches

The health and fitness industry’s first comparison website has launched, to help operators secure a range of quotes for the equipment they need; 24/7, all within a few clicks. FitnessCompared brings together many of the sector’s leading equipment manufacturers and suppliers, offering an impartial platform where operators can quickly and easily compare the attributes and cost of like for like equipment. Industry stalwart and Managing Director, Daniel Jones explains: “We’ve been developing this bespoke online platform for...

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Createability completes world’s first sunlight simulation-based indoor cycling experience

Leisure, design and build specialist, Createability, has finished its most exciting project to date, revolutionising the world of indoor cycling with the world’s first sunlight simulation studio at Westfield shopping centre in Shepherd’s Bush, London. FirstLight, part of Westfield’s new £600m expansion, is the brainchild of celebrity trainer, Mark Anthony. It’s the second time the two have worked together. Createability was the development partner on Anthony’s previous health club concept, Rush Fitness, which he sold in...

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The Michael Carrick Foundation has partnered with Trafford Leisure for a boot amnesty this summer

The Michael Carrick Foundation has teamed up with Trafford Leisure and Manchester City Council to launch a boot amnesty this summer to help encourage all children to participate in football. As part of the Carrick Boot Room Campaign, from the 26th July until the 3rd September, local people are invited to drop off football boots and astro trainers at Trafford Leisure’s and Manchester City Council’s leisure centres. The boots will be cleaned, bagged and redistributed to...

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active-net 2019 annouce after dinner speaker – Kelda Wood

active-net has confirmed Atlantic rower and mental health campaigner, Kelda Wood, as the after dinner speaker for its two-day event at the end of March. active-net is supporting Kelda’s 3,000 mile solo row across the Atlantic, encouraging delegates to engage in her epic row through following and sharing her journey. Kelda’s taking on the 3,000 mile challenge with the aim of raising hope in young people facing physical or mental trauma. Each day she’s rowing on the...

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What are your plans for the most active day of the year?

Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) has announced plans to take part in National Fitness Day, the UK’s largest physical activity celebration, spearheaded by ukactive. National Fitness Day encourages the nation to celebrate the fun of fitness and physical activity, and will take place on Wednesday 26th September. To help locals experience how much fun getting active can be, OCL will be offering gym, swim and studio sessions across all of its centres for just £1, all day. For...

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500 million visits tracked by the DataHub

In less than five years, the DataHub has gathered data from half a billion visits by more than eight million people to 2,000 leisure facilities, making it by far the UK’s largest sports and activity database. To put this extraordinary milestone into context, that’s the number of books JK Rowling has sold and five times the number of worldwide Amazon members or, put another way, half the population of India. Founded in 2013, the DataHub is a...

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All new Bath Sports and Leisure Centre following £8.5 million overhaul

Createability has completed work on a three-phase £8.5 million overhaul of Bath Sports and Leisure Centre, managed by GLL on behalf of Bath & North East Somerset Council. The remodelling project by leisure design and build expert, Createability, started in the summer of 2016 and has seen the leisure centre transformed to include a mezzanine floor with 573 sq m fitness suite, kitted out by Technogym, two purpose-built fitness studios and a dedicated 124 sq m...

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