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Gym/Health Club

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.

Partners

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

Partners

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