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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 [...]

Quick facts about blood pressure

2019-04-08T13:51:07+01:00Categories: Health|Tags: |

What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the force of blood against the artery walls It rises during the beat of the heart and falls in between heartbeats There are two blood pressure ranges known as Systolic and Diastolic. They are normally written with Systolic before or above Diastolic blood pressure. For example 120/80 mmHg. [...]

Community in fitness and why it’s important

2019-04-08T13:51:42+01:00Categories: Arena|Tags: |

A community opens doors to support networks, motivation from peers and sharing experiences.   We are social creatures and many of us like to feel part of something. To feel a sense of belonging. Everyone’s health and fitness journey is individual, fitness goals are a personal thing. But we are all in it together. Our [...]

Danielle to host Wednesday evening classes

2019-04-08T13:53:36+01:00Categories: Classes|Tags: , , |

Pump and Tone and Abs and Core on Wednesday evenings are now being instructed permanently by Danielle Joyce. What is Pump and Tone? Pump and Tone is a 60 minute strength based barbell exercise class that's set to music. This class is suitable for all ability levels. It's great for anyone who wants to increase [...]

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