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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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Bigwave customer research leads to purchase of creative agency

Leisure specialist marketing agency, Bigwave Media, has restructured following research to discover exactly what customers want. The remodelling, which involved the purchase of a creative agency, has led to an influx of new business, including contract wins with Active Northumberland, Inverclyde Leisure and The LC Swansea. “We undertook the research to help improve our overall customer experience,” said Operations Director Tom Gozna. “Ensuring the results were acted upon we went in search of a creative director...

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Focusing on feedback leads to success

Since its launch 12 months ago, Leisure-net Solutions’ new Customer Insight Platform, which brings together eight customer insight services into one online platform, has been successfully used by over 100 companies across more than 250 public and private leisure sites. The Platform includes feedback-Focus, an online comments and complaints system that enables operators to easily keep on top of all forms of customer feedback, whether it comes in via the web, email, phone or face-to-face. By...

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FitPro launches TRIBE Team Training™

FitPro is launching TRIBE Team Training™, a new small group Personal Training concept, to the UK. TRIBE Team Training™ represents an opportunity for owners and operators of health and fitness clubs to bridge the lucrative gap between group exercise programmes in the studio and those undertaken with Personal Trainers in the gym. The first of its kind in the UK, the concept provides gyms with a chargeable continuous service which actively improves exercise adherence amongst members, by...

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New look for Poult Wood driving range

The driving range at Poult Wood Golf Course has reopened for business after a total refurbishment costing £30,000. As well as boasting 12 new True Strike mats, a £10,000 investment which ensures the range is as close to practicing on a natural surface as possible, there are new target nets and flags, and new tower markers to help golfers accurately judge the distance they’re hitting the ball. A new ball dispenser, conveyor and pick-up machine have...

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PT Success seminars launched by Lifetime Training

Lifetime Training is launching a series of seminars specifically designed to highlight the benefits of becoming and building a business as a Personal Trainer. Hosted by fitness industry and business development expert and author, Dave Fletcher, alongside members of the Lifetime Coaching Team, the PT Success Seminars explore the whole ‘journey’ from qualification to the creation of a thriving business. The seminars feature highly pertinent themes such as choosing appropriate qualifications, maximising income potential, the pros and...

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