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Aquamovez is our new class

2019-09-03T10:41:08+01:00Categories: Classes, News, Swimming|Tags: , , , , , |

This Friday at Acresfield there will be a new lunchtime class beginning at Acresfield. Aquamovez is a 45 minute aqua dance aerobic class that is great for boosting your heart rate while being gentle to the body. The class is run by instructor Lisa Martin who runs Zumba as well as other popular classes at Acresfield. [...]

New Technogym unveiled

2019-07-24T08:36:28+01:00Categories: Gym|Tags: , , , , |

Here's an advanced look at the new range of Technogym equipment that will be installed at Acresfield in August. The brand new range promises to be better than ever and is being upgraded to maintain the Gym's high quality standard. The work is taking place as part of the Club's five year anniversary, that also [...]

Sports Massage with Anthony at Acresfield

2019-06-17T13:14:42+01:00Categories: Health|Tags: , |

What is Sports Massage?  Sports massage is a form of massage that involves your soft tissues being manipulated through a range of techniques to benefit an individual engaged in regular physical activity. It is designed to help correct soft tissue problems such imbalances caused by repetitive and strenuous activity whether that be through a sport, [...]

Know your body type and focus less those scales

2019-06-10T13:12:35+01:00Categories: Gym, Health|Tags: , , , |

Getting to know which is your body type will help weight loss potential. Everyone’s body is obviously unique, but as a general rule they can be categorised into three primary types.   Body composition should be focussed on, as opposed to weight loss. Seeing a change in your body shape is a better indicator of [...]

Boxing Blast classes on Wednesdays

2019-06-08T13:38:26+01:00Categories: Classes|Tags: , , , |

Put your boxing skills to the test with our Wednesday night Boxing Blast classes. This high intensity workout takes place at 7.45pm to 8.30pm every week. You'll get into the ring and learn how to box fit. Watch our video for a preview. Classes can be booked at Reception and online. Test your Boxing Skills [...]

Feeling bloated? You should keep reading

2019-05-10T15:16:56+01:00Categories: Health|Tags: |

Why do I feel bloated? Feeling bloated is caused by inflammation. Inflammation is part of the body's immune response, and occurs when irritants, pathogens and damaged cells are recognised. The body will respond by trying to heal itself and defend against harm. Just as you can recognise when you eat something that irritates your digestive [...]

Physiotherapy Clinic at Acresfield

2019-04-23T14:54:58+01:00Categories: News|Tags: , , |

There's a new physiotherapy clinic at Acresfield Health Club & Spa, run by Rob Bale a chartered physiotherapist. Clinics are on Wednesdays with appointments available from 8am to 6pm. Who it’s for? The Clinic is open to everyone, including Club Members. Treatments cover a wide variety of needs, including general injuries, sporting injuries, aches, pains, pre [...]

Surprising effects of exercise, which are normal

2019-04-08T13:44:42+01:00Categories: Classes, Gym, Health|Tags: , , , |

It's the final instalment of our Motivation Month blog series. For our last entry we want to share with you some encouragement by dispelling some common myths about exercise. There are some side effects to working out that you may find surprising, but trust us, it's all positive indications that your body is hard at [...]

What to eat before and after exercise

2019-04-08T13:45:17+01:00Categories: Gym, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever considered if it matters what to eat before and after you exercise? Here's our recipe to success when it comes to exercise. At it’s most primary function food is designed to fuel our bodies and in the same way that a petrol vehicle doesn’t run on diesel it’s important to take care [...]