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A mindful addition to Leisure-net

Following on from a successful keynote session at active-net, Deniz Paradot – mindfulness coach and founder of Human-Business – will be joining Leisure-net Solutions as an Associate Consultant this month. Paradot’s role will be to lead on delivering Human-Business mindfulness service, The Way of the Chimp, into the active leisure sector. A unique eight-week programme, it brings the benefits of mindfulness to the workplace using authentic practices backed by scientific research. The Way of the Chimp...

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Huddersfield Leisure Centre Launches

A £36m leisure centre has opened in Huddersfield to replace Huddersfield Sports Centre. Operated by Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL) on behalf of Kirklees Council, the new Huddersfield Leisure Centre offers a wide range of facilities designed to appeal to all members of the community. The new centre also offers one of the most comprehensive swimming offers in West Yorkshire with a 25m, eight-lane competition pool; a 20m training pool with moveable floor and a family leisure...

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Leisure World wins Digital Award with Gladstone’s MobilePro

Leisure World Colchester has won Gold at the Essex Digital Awards for its use of Gladstone Health and Leisure’s app, MobilePro. The Mobile App Award seeks out the finest apps for business, information, entertainment and everything in between, as well as first class conception, design, user experience and innovation. The top prize was presented to Colchester Borough Council’s Leisure World complex this month for its mobile app, which enables customers to book fitness classes, get up...

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Createability develops new independent gym in Aylesbury

Leisure design and build specialist Createability has started work on Rush Fitness, an independently-owned health club in Aylesbury. The gym is one of three clubs owned by Mark Anthony, 44, who opened his first Rush Fitness sites in Uxbridge and Southend in 2013, and will be the brand’s flagship site. The 24-hour, no contract gym has a pre opening price of just £12.99, which will rise to £24.99 per month when the club opens in August. Createability...

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OCL recognised as an investor in people

Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) has been awarded the Investors in People Bronze Standard, which demonstrates its commitment to realising the potential of its people. OCL is a community benefit society, which manages and operates 14 sports centres, swimming pools and synthetic pitches in Oldham. It employs approximately 250 local people at its head office and leisure centres in and around Oldham. OCL has been employing local people since it was founded back in 2002, and in...

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The Gym Hub launches for just £20 a month

People were queuing up last week to get their first glimpse of The Gym Hub, a brand new low-cost gym which has launched in Wickford offering a great fitness experience for just £20 a month. More than 120 people attended the VIP launch, enjoying exclusive early access to the equipment, advice from personal trainers as well as a special merchandise pack. Managed by Impulse Leisure, the new 10,000sq ft facility in Robert Way offers a wide range...

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If you can move you can Groove

“It's a mashup of club, Latin and urban styles, guaranteed to get your feet moving and your heart racing! I left feeling pumped, primed and eager to share the experience with as many people as possible!” said instructor Rachel Fortnum, leaving the training for MOSSA’s latest workout launch. Group Groove® a cardio fusion of club, urban, and Latin dance styles set to the hottest current hits and the best dance songs landed at FitPro HQ this...

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FitPro celebrates 25 years

FitPro is celebrating 25 years at the apex of educational excellence. Established in May 1990, today FitPro has over 150,000 members worldwide and representation in 84 countries. During its quarter of a century, FitPro has become renowned for its creativity. This includes the introduction of now staple products, such as ViPR, collaborations with group exercise programming developer MOSSA and most recently small group training pioneer TRIBE Team Training™. David Stalker, Chair of the ukactive Membership Council, said:...

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Precor signs distributor agreement with Nordome Fitness

Precor has partnered with Nordome Fitness AS to distribute fitness equipment to the Norwegian market. Nordome Fitness AS is a new company specialising in the health and fitness industry, offering a consultative approach to running a fitness business; and is already working with SATS Elixia, Norway’s largest health club operator to supply staff training and equipment service and maintenance. Precor has been delivering high quality fitness equipment to the Norwegian market for more than 20 years, and...

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New internal sales position to boost Gladstone customer service

Gladstone has created a new internal sales position to ensure its single site health club operators receive the best possible customer service experience. Jack Grant, 20, will build relationships with all Gladstone’s single site accounts, manage any queries and keep them up to date with information about the latest products and services, as well as general Gladstone news. “Although this is my first role within the health and leisure industry, prior to this I worked in support...

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