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Createability restructures to support business growth

Leisure design and build firm Createability has restructured its staffing model and created several new roles to support a large influx of new business. The restructure has seen Createability’s team of Quantity Surveyors (QSs) grow, delivering redevelopment projects supported by a full-strength in-house architectural CAD team, as well as two estimators, who assist in the design, price and presentation of drawings for each new scheme, as well as managing design amends throughout the build process. “We have...

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Lifetime survey highlights commitment of fitness professionals

Lifetime Training’s latest survey of fitness professionals has highlighted their commitment to the industry with almost three quarters wanting to use their passion for fitness to help others achieve their goals. 78% of those questioned would also never consider changing roles. The survey results showed professionalism is high on the agenda with a real desire amongst fitness professionals to develop their businesses with leadership and management skills (42%) and with support setting up and marketing their...

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East Sussex families encouraged to re:balance their lifestyles

Local families are being given the chance to take part in a free, 12-week re:balance East Sussex programme, designed to help them learn about healthy eating, participate in fun activities and assist with weight loss. Available to families with children from 2 to 11 years old and to young people from 12 to 17 years old, the weekly, re:balance group weight loss programmes, which start at the end of April will take place at Freedom Leisure...

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PROACTIVE support launched for prostate cancer sufferers

Health improvement consultancy Zest People is launching a free 12-week programme for prostate cancer sufferers supported by Prostate Cancer UK and Movember Foundation. PROACTIVE, which will run in East and West Sussex, is the first of its kind in the UK. The weekly 90-minute sessions are available to anyone who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, whether they are in remission or currently undergoing treatment. The sessions, taught by specialist Exercise Referral or Cancer Rehabilitation instructors, are...

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TRIBE Team Training™ Master Coaches train at FitPro

FitPro, TRIBE Team Training™’s UK partner, has selected a group of talented fitness professionals to become the New Zealand-based brand’s first UK Master Coaching Team. The six ambassadors, from FitPro’s Trainer Team and health clubs where TRIBE Team Training™ has been trialed, underwent intensive Master Coaching in all five of the small group Personal Training programmes at FitPro’s headquarters in East London. TRIBE Team Training™ brings together groups of 7-10 participants. It features five programmes each focused...

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FitPro LIVE 2015 to redefine limits

FitPro LIVE returns to take centre stage at ExCeL London on 9-10 July 2015 to inform, inspire, challenge and unite the fitness industry through exceptional education delivered by world-class fitness experts. This year, the event coincides with FitPro’s 25th year and the focus will be firmly on education, with FitPro concentrating on developing the performance, network and differentiation of fitness professionals across the UK and Europe to drive the industry forwards. The two-day event comprises innovative workshops...

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Lifetime Training provides fitness enthusiasts with the skills to train themselves

The new ‘Personal Train Yourself’ campaign from Lifetime Training has been launched to encourage fitness enthusiasts to enhance and expand their knowledge base and skills. The personal training course enables fitness aficionados to gain the knowledge to train for an event, save money on personal training sessions and create their own fitness programmes or even just develop a better understanding of their training regime. It is available in both full time or part time formats for...

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Kids’ Zone project making a real difference…

A project designed to prevent childhood obesity in Oldham has, after just a year, already helped 64.6% of children on the scheme to stabilise their BMI and 25% to actually lower it. The Kids’Zone project, run by Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) and funded by the Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group’s Dragons’Den project, launched in April 2014. It has already helped 93 children to become more involved in physical activity and lower their BMI. Nearly one in five children...

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Lifetime Training launches certificate to develop person-centred skills at ukactive Vanguard event

Lifetime Training launched the new Certificate in Physical Activity Coaching to leading authorities in health, sport and exercise medicine at ukactive’s recent Vanguard event. Currently in its pilot phase, the new course has been designed to equip health and fitness professionals with the skills to engage less active people. Instructors are taught how to conduct person-centred, motivating and supportive conversations about becoming and staying more active: a skill that significantly changes the approach of a consultation...

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Neath Sports Centre launches Group Power®

Neath Sports Centre launched MOSSA’s Group Power® programme on 2nd February. New to South Wales, Group Power® is a results-driven strength training workout which uses an adjustable barbell, weight plates and bodyweight. This intense workout uses a high-repetition weight-training workout combining squats, lunges, presses and curls with functional exercises and motivating music. Group Power® appeals to a diverse audience from young to old and first-timer to experienced athlete. Lisa Thomas, Sales, Marketing & Customer Services Manager at...

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