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Transformation Challenge – Starts 11th february

Our Transformation Challenge 2019 will help give you the confidence and self belief to achieve your fitness goals this year. Launching 11th February this package is the perfect way to train with a small group of like minded people, achieve your goals and set you on the right path for the new year ahead. Course […]

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Pilates 5-week Course / Starting 3rd February 2019

Our Pilates courses teach the moves of Pilates in a small group setting, because attention to each person is essential.   New or experienced with Pilates, this course is for you. Our friendly instructor guides you through the Pilates moves focusing on precision and breath to challenge your postural muscles, to create strength and improve […]

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Mindful Meditation 5-week Course / Starting 3rd Feb 2019

Mindful Meditation is a great way to reconnect your awareness to the present moment.   Live in the moment.   Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing your attention to experiences happening in the present moment. One way to develop this is through meditation.   FREE 30 minute taster – 27th Jan 2019 11:50   Course Details […]

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Krav Maga 5-week Course / Starting 29th January 2019

Learn self-defence with the art of Krav Maga, combining fitness and strength exercises with self defence techniques.   Krav Maga will equip you with the necessary tools to be able to defend yourself on the street. This course is designed to be interactive and fun and is suitable for complete beginners. You will work in groups of two […]

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Back and Biceps Workshops

Back and Biceps Workshop Are you looking to develop your back muscles? Build bigger and stronger Biceps ? This workshop will teach you the perfect techniques to enable and engage these important muscles. “Biceps are like an ornament on a Christmas tree” – Ed Coan   Who is it for? FREE for all members wanting […]

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Cardio Training

Cardio Training Workshop Hit a plateau with your cardio fitness? Join us for a 30 minute session, to help you shift your cardio fitness into gear, burn calories and sweat. This workshop is designed to help you maximise your cardio workouts in the gym. You’ll have an instructor present to motivate you and challenge you […]

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Chest and Triceps Workshops

Chest and Triceps Workshop This workshop will cover key exercises and techniques for developing strength through your chest and triceps. If you want to build strength or develop tone through these key muscles groups then come along. You’ll run through different portions of the chest and cover exercises that target these different areas. You’ll use […]

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Female Weight Workshops

Female Weights Workshops This female weights workshop aims to help build your confidence and increase your knowledge on weightlifting. We welcome all fitness levels – whether you are completely new to weightlifting or looking to improve your technique. Our fully qualified instructors, Emily, Amber, and Amanda will be demonstrating technique, providing advice and encouragement during the […]

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Functional Training

Functional Training Workshop Functional movements can be described as those based on real world situational biomechanics. They usually move in a variation of planes, covers a range of joints as well as place demand on a range of muscle groups. Want to move better day to day? Join one of our instructors for a 45 […]

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Injury Clinics

Injury Clinic If you have an injury or medical condition which is impacting your training then book into the injury clinic to see how you can work around these. Using a range of methods you can use the 10 minutes to discuss adaptations to your workout to maximise your results, without further impact. Who is it […]

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Lunge Workshops

Lunge Workshop A lunge is used in most daily life situations when you’re not performing a deadlift type move. This workshop will teach you how to perform lunges effectively, using a variety of equipment and moves. Find out why a lunge should be in every gym programme.   Who is it for? Free for all […]

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Pull Workshops

Pull Workshop This workshop will run through the benefits of a pull workout for the upper body. Some exercises can be categorised into push and pull moves. Exercises such as a shoulder press being a push and a barbell row being a pull. This workshop will complete Pull exercises using a range of weights, cables, bars […]

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Push Workshop

Push Workshop This push workshop is an upper body and lower body workout based around ‘Push’ exercises using weights, cables and bars. Some exercises can be categorised into push and pull moves. Exercises such as a shoulder press being a push and a barbell row being a pull. Who is it for? FREE for all […]

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Squat Workshops

Squat Workshop This workshop will be covering the basics of the squat technique and other variations of the squat. Throughout the workshop we will be going over different ways to train in this style and how to use different equipment. A range of equipment will be used such as bars, dumbbells, body weight to develop […]

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Stretch and Flex Workshops

Stretch and Flex Workshop This 20 minute session will focus on exercises to lengthen muscles to help the overall ease of your workout and day to day life. With the help of an instructor we will go through the basic (for example, things that are daily niggles) and more advanced stretches, and how to gradually increase […]

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Upper Body Workshops

Upper Body Workshop This workshop will run teach you training of the various muscle groups across the upper body. You’ll cover moves using different formats of sets as well as different rep ranges. You’ll learn how to train certain muscle groups using a variety of equipment like dumbbells, barbells, cables as well as your own […]

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Fitpole 5-week Courses / Starting 22nd & 23rd November 2018

Fitpole courses are great for improving strength, flexibility and self-confidence. Whether you are new to pole fitness or have previous experience we have a class suitable for you. Our friendly instructor will teach you a combination of spins, tricks and transitional moves linked together with basic choreography moves.   Course Details Course Name: Fitpole Date: 22nd […]

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Are you ready to HIIT it?

With our upcoming Les Mills GRIT Release 27, we wanted to provide an insight into how HIIT works. Les Mills Head of Research, Bryce Hastings, reveals why you need to add high intensity training to your routine. So you’ve been hearing a lot about this HIIT thing… and a few of your hard-core fitness friends are raving […]

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5 Tips to improve your mental health through exercise

As we near the end of the academic year, many of you will be undertaking exams and coursework deadlines, leading to increased levels of stress. One of the best ways to tackle stress is to keep physically active during your exams. We’ve provided some more information, plus our top five tips, to help improve your mental […]

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9 Biggest Myths about Free Weights (for women)

Some women are worried about lifting heavy due to being misinformed on the basics of free weights. We want to set the record straight! Our gym facilities aim to have a welcoming environment for all; regardless of age, fitness ability or gender. Ultimately, we would love to see more females using the weight areas of our gym, […]

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Class Etiquette

How to get the most from your classes

Our fitness classes are extremely popular with our members, with over fifty classes happening each week! To help classes run smoothly, and for you to enjoy yourself, we’d like to ask our members to follow this simple guide of etiquette.   Last semester, 9,611 class spaces were booked, but only 7,904 were attended – that’s almost 18% […]

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