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Get to Grips - Weight Training classes

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Duration up to
45 mins
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Active Light

Easy twinkle toes. You might be raring to go, but as a new kid on the block, you might want to take it easy, just until you get warmed up.

Active Plus+

Energetic and frisky, you sure know your way around the gym, and can give most a run for their money.

Active Pro

You’re a force to be reckoned with. With your eyes on the prize, the rest of the class better watch out.


The only competition you see is you. So set your own speed, and race yourself to the finish line.

Resistance is far from futile. In this informal class learn all about how machines and cables can work wonders for your body and help you become stronger, burn more calories and feel fitter. Fear not, our get to grips sessions are for everyone, so don’t feel gymtimidated.

Our expert friendly instructors show you how to use the machines and tailor the load to your goals. Discover great techniques to stay healthy and feel good. There’s no need to stand around anymore looking at everyone else weight training, this class teaches you what you need to know to get started.

We explain weight training doesn’t have to mean putting on massive amounts of muscle, but if you want to bulk up we can help. Pulling and pushing against resistance firms muscles around joints meaning less wear and tear, greater flexibility and increased mobility. 

Even your bones will benefit from working with weights - strengthen your skeleton and help prevent diseases like osteoporosis. Keep injury at bay and make every day tasks easier - reach up to that high shelf or carry shopping more effortlessly. Factor in some weights to your workouts - from running to rowing, resistance training can achieve brilliant results. Sit at a desk all day? Weights can combat the effects of a sedentary lifestyle, work your heart and help you de-stress. Discover weights are great!

Download the Get to Grips with Weight Training work out guide here >

Why's weight training good for me?

Why's weight training good for me?

  • Tones muscles

  • Builds strength

  • Improves fitness

What will I do?

What will I do?

  • Learn technique & form

  • Build confidence 

  • Lift different weight resistances

How many calories will I burn?

How many calories will I burn?

  • 400

    calories per class
  • The harder you work, the more calories you'll burn.

What do I need to bring?

What do I need to bring?

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    Water bottle

    Plenty of water

  • VA_icons_kit_trainers


    Gym-appropriate trainers

  • VA_icons_kit_towel


    A towel to dry off with