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It's the heart and soul of our clubs. So here's what to look forward to when you hit the gym floor.
The classics and the kit fresh out of the lab – primed to push you onwards and upwards
Train like an Eastern European wrestler with the Bulgarian bag. This is a crescent shaped leather bag filled with sand and perfect for both upper and lower body strength training and cardio.
A highly versatile piece of kit, use it as a free weight in dynamic movements to increase your muscular endurance and improve your co-ordination and overall shoulder and joint mobility. Because of its shape and construction, it’ll also help improve your agility in ways that solid weights cannot. Check out a few exercises below.
Get roped in to this fantastic piece of kit for some killer cardio and targeted muscle work. These heavy, supersized ropes add resistance, working your abs, arms, shoulders as well as conditioning and engaging your legs without any of the strain of a high impact activity. Try battling your way through some of these great battle rope exercises.
Developed by a former Navy Seal, this form of suspension training develops your strength, balance, flexibility and core stability, all whilst building muscle.
TRX are those black and yellow straps you’ll see hanging around the gym floor. They rely on your own bodyweight for resistance as opposed to machines or dumbbells, while the infinite variety of exercises makes it perfect for everyone regardless of ability. Try a few of them next time you’re in the gym.
Knowledge is power when it comes to your body and everybody can benefit from finding a little bit more about theirs. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned gym goer, learning about the make-up of your body can focus your workouts and help you hit your goals.
Boditrax™ is a medically validated way to understand your body’s composition. By analysing your body fat percentage, muscle mass, hydration levels and much more, it provides you with a comprehensive breakdown of exactly what you’re made of. Your results can then be accessed online so you can view your data in more detail and keep track of your development.
Think outside the box and supercharge your workout with one of these challenging platforms, perfect for plyometric exercise. This refers to activities that allow your muscles to work at their hardest in the shortest time possible. Whatever action you’re doing, whether it’s push-ups, dips, burpees or even just stepping up onto the box, you’ll work different muscles and challenge your body to gain new benefits. See for yourself by trying some of the moves below.
ViPR stands for vitality, performance and reconditioning. Take on the battering ram and discover a workout with muscle. These weighted rubber cylinders make a fantastic addition to your training routine by bridging the gap between movement and strength. You’ll burn big calories and work several muscle groups whilst moving your entire body, burning fat and stimulating the nervous system. Discover a couple of great exercises using the ViPR below.
Want to try the ViPR? Try one of our ViPR classes.
The Woodway Curve is a world first. There are no motors or buttons, it works by your own effort. You could say it runs on sweat and determination. Which makes it the closest thing to running outside, inside.
Burn 30% more calories as you power the Curve. Simply walking on this self-powered treadmill gives you the same cardio workout as running on a conventional motorized machine. No excuses now.
This is the indoor bike for cyclists. Feel the road under your feet and push yourself harder than ever with the latest technology providing all the data you need to make structured training easy.
Wattbikes measure the progression of your foot 100 times during one single pedal revolution, and the data collected offers unparalleled accuracy to help you reach your fitness goals.
Loved by Olympic champions, endorsed by British Cycling, it’s no wonder you feel like you’re riding a proper road bike. Burn calories, build stamina and get a brilliant cardio workout, whatever the weather.