New research shows gyms in England are successfully controlling COVID-19

New research from industry body, ukactive, has found gyms are almost risk-free environments for COVID-19, with an estimated 0.020 positive cases per 10,000 gym visits – results that are statistically insignificant. ukactive collated data from more than 1,300 gyms, health clubs and leisure centres to analyse the prevalence of the virus within the sector’s facilities.… Continue reading New research shows gyms in England are successfully controlling COVID-19

People believe exercising is the best way to support the NHS

Exercise has been voted the number one way the public can help the NHS – ahead of paying taxes and cutting down on smoking and drinking. A study of 2,123 UK adults by Savanta ComRes found people believe being physically active to improve their health will support the NHS and reduce pressure on its services.… Continue reading People believe exercising is the best way to support the NHS

National fitness day 2020 23rd September

National Fitness Day, 23rd September 2020, is a chance to highlight the role physical activity plays across the UK, helping us raise awareness of its importance in helping us lead healthier and active lifestyles. National Fitness Day sees a huge range of activity options enjoyed by participants of all ages, such as ‘plank offs’, treadmill… Continue reading National fitness day 2020 23rd September

Weekend workouts are as beneficial as daily exercise, says study

If you struggle to find the time to work out during the working week, this news should be reassuring. According to a recent study, cramming in exercise sessions at the weekends is enough to provide significant health benefits. Researchers from Loughborough University and the University of Sydney found that “weekend warriors” reduced their risk of… Continue reading Weekend workouts are as beneficial as daily exercise, says study

Gym Update

Sally is back on Monday morning 7am to 10am. Pop in to say hi or to go over anything health and nutrition wise ?

Exercise and Mental health

Below is what Sport England has to say about exercise and mental health – There’s plenty of evidence that taking part in physical activity can have a profound and positive impact on mental wellbeing. Being physically active can improve mood, decrease the chance of depression and anxiety and lead to a better and more balanced… Continue reading Exercise and Mental health

NEW PRIORITY ACCESS TIMES

Starting this Saturday?? Make sure you book online, message us or call us 01775 768500 ➡️Elderly, Vulnerable & NHS Priority Access⬅️ On the 22nd of August we will be starting our Elderly, Vulnerable & NHS 1 hour exercise sessions. Days and times? Saturday: 7am to 8am & 2pm to 3pm Sunday: 7am to 8am &… Continue reading NEW PRIORITY ACCESS TIMES

HOW MANY TIMES A WEEK SHOULD YOU EXERCISE, HOW LONG SHOULD YOUR WORKOUTS BE?

Keeping active is crucial for staying healthy, and considering the recent revelation that 41 per cent of Britons aged 40-60 fail to walk for even ten minutes a month, you might be inclined to up your activity levels. But it’s hard to know just how much exercise you should be doing to reach your fitness… Continue reading HOW MANY TIMES A WEEK SHOULD YOU EXERCISE, HOW LONG SHOULD YOUR WORKOUTS BE?