Aerobics is a great way to get fit - our enthusiastic instructors will lead you through a short warmup before building the class with peaks of high intensity interspersed with classic moves like step and touch, grapevines, knee lifts, squats, jacks... until you are sweating, enjoying, feeling great - just release your stress, have a laugh and get fit!
A complete toning session at the end of your core to flatten and tone your stomach, sculpt your thighs and glutes. We hope you will leave feeling refreshed, re-vitalised and ready to face anything!
45 minute lunchtime workout that targets the core. Some mat work, some standing work, using plates, dumbbells and bands to maximise on your workout.
AU Exercise sessions for pre-diabetes and overweight group
Following on from our weight loss session, we will hold a 45 minute exercise session in Old College from the 22nd Feb for those who are new to exercise or find coming along to the Sports Centre a bit intimidating. The session will be structured for the pre-diabetic and overweight client who may have special fitness needs, in a friendly non-threatening environment. You can turn up and pay at the door - £3.50 for non-referral and £2.50 with a doctors referral - free to Gold or Platinum members.
This is a fabulous dynamic, functional fitness class, based on the Muscle Max formula (Body Pump, Body Max etc) where you are led through a structured workout with free weights and dumbbells. It is designed to overload each of your muscles in turn in order to get a toned and honed body. This is a mixed class for men and women. Sets are worked in minutes with as many reps as possible in each section for a total hard core workout.
An early morning workout to start your day. Led by Edd, Lina and Bridget this session will be a mixture of circuits, core and high intensity training. We will be using the Sports Hall in the winter and outside during the summer months - utilising the track, 3G and the surroundings. Get in and get out in time for work.
Bringing to you the best circuits session around. Workout in our large Sports Hall with all the latest strength and conditioning equipment. Our motivating instructors bring with them a wealth of experience to plan an effective all over workout to maximising current fitness ideas to help you attain fitness goals. These time-based sessions enable all levels of fitness to work alongside each other. Come with your mates for some friendly banter and competitive drive.
As more and more people are realising, being fit is not only about working out in the gym, but also working the deeper muscles to improve posture.
This class will go through many of the different kinds of exercises that will help you flatten your stomach, improve your back strength and posture. It is helpful to beginners as well as advanced.
Come and join in the fun with our popular "Dumbbell Workout". Janet will motivate and encourage you to a toned body, working on those special areas like bingo wings, abs and thighs. Motivating, happy, friendly, using light dumbbells and great music.
You've seen it on the telly, you might have even tried it at home...why not give it a go in person with our fab instructor Micky to motivate you? Sectioned exericses in 30 second blocks or cardio moves with high intensity plyometic work with a driving beat from the motivational music and instructor - this class is a must for sports people, endurance athletes - but of course, there are options for the beginners to Insanity who want to try it. 15 minutes abs and core section at the end of 45 minutes of cardio
Step and Tone
Step is a great cardio workout with an approximate 800 calorie burn in an hour and toning all in one.
Using some of the more modern way of training for a metabolic blasting session. Drop bodyfat and get fitter quicker with high intensity blasts in a maximising fat-burning setting. Step, sweat and enjoy.
This structure running and fitness programme is tailored for those who are looking to take part in the Race for Life 5K or 10K races - or just for a great workout. Split into running and core strength with bands, this session is suitable for all fitness levels.