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Gym/Health Club

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Wednesday 27th September

What is Gym/Health Club?

Indoor centre for exercise

A gym is an indoor centre for exercise that normally contains a combination of cardiovascular machines and weights machines. The cardiovascular machines often include indoor rowing machines, stationary exercise bikes, elliptical trainers and treadmills. The weights area of gym normally consists of both free weight and exercise machines. Most gyms will also offer group exercise classes ran by certified fitness instructors.

Benefits

Attend a gym/health club can help you to expend calories, build muscle and increase cardiovascular fitness. The benefits you gain from the gym depend on what exercise you perform and how hard you work.

Costs

Gyms vary alot in price from £10.99 a month to £75 a month.

Involvement

There are many Gym facilities across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland; use the Get Involved 'Search' button to the right to find local activities and search for 'Clubs' to find a local Gym.

Equipment

To attend the gym suitable footwear should be worn for support, particularly when using high impact machines such as the treadmill.

Campaigns

Feel Alive from 65 Week

25th September - 1st October. A week full of physical activity taster sessions to promote active living in older adults.

Local Programmes

Free Gym Access for Carers

If you are a Carer who feels that attending a gym would help you relax or maintain your own health this find out more by clicking on the title for more details.

Leicester City Active Lifestyle Scheme

We can help you get a new lease of life. Any of these conditions could be improved with physical activity.

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    QUEST
    Leicester City Council
    Melton Borough Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Rutland County Council
    Blaby District Council
    East Midlands Platform
    Loughborough University
  • Equality Standard
    Age UK L&R
    County Sport Network
    Charnwood Borough Council
    Sport England
  • British Heart Foundation
    Safeguarding
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council

Partners

  • Loughborough University
    Melton Borough Council
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Blaby District Council
  • Equality Standard
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Age UK L&R
    QUEST
  • Sport England
    County Sport Network
  • Rutland County Council
    Safeguarding
  • British Heart Foundation
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Leicester City Council
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Harborough District Council