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Get to grips at Virgin Active

Get to Grips

01 Sep 2015

Having identified the barriers to the nation’s fitness habits, Virgin Active is introducing a new “Get to Grips” programme based on bookable education sessions, held on the gym floor or in a class studio, to give people a taster of different exercise routines.

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Walbrook high altitude training studio Virgin Active

Walbrook now open

26 Aug 2015

This month Virgin Active opens its most innovative club yet, unveiling new technology and products in a stunning 25,000 square-foot space in the heart of the City. 

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Barre classes at Virgin Active

New Barre Class

24 Aug 2015

Virgin Active is raising the Barre with new fusion ballet class fresh from the studios of LA.

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Physical literacy into PE lessons

Physical literacy

01 Jul 2015

Virgin Active, University of Bedfordshire and primary schools unite to put physical literacy into PE lessons.

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Levison wood is in the Disovery Lab

Levison Wood

20 May 2015

British explorer Levison Wood teams up with Virgin Active to help gym-goers develop a renewed sense of adventure.

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The Mudder Maker

22 Apr 2015

Think you're Tough enough to be a Mudder? Virgin Active and Tough Mudder announce first ever "Mudder Maker" class.

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Fitness coach at Virgin Active

Fitness Coach

01 Apr 2015

From April 1 2015, Virgin Trains is replacing traditional seats with exercise bikes, cross trainers and running machines to create the world’s first ever on-board travelling gym on its fleet of Pendolinos and Super Voyager trains. 

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Toe-tally no idea

16 Jan 2015

75% of UK adults admit to having an average to very poor knowledge of the muscles they exercise every day according to new research by Virgin Active.

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Tough Mudder

13 Jan 2015

No obstacle too big as Virgin Active teams up with Tough Mudder to show competitors the ONLY way to train for the ‘toughest event on the planet.’

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Active Crew

Active Crew

04 Dec 2014

Virgin Active launches 'Active Crew' to help children to develop healthy fitness habits for life.

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Glass half full life

Glass half full

22 Oct 2014

Britain’s oldest gym buff turns 100 years old and celebrates with a personal message from Sir Richard Branson himself.

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Britain's fittest workforce

16 Sep 2014

Arms of a postman, legs of a farmer and abs of a nurse – Virgin Active reveals Britain’s fittest workforce.

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Girls design the perfect PE kit

Perfect PE kit

01 Sep 2014

Girls design their perfect PE kit to give them the confidence to be more active.

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Fitness 5

28 Aug 2014

Virgin Active fires up the gym floor with Fitness 5, five new pieces of innovative, multi-functional fitness equipment.

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Virgin Active launches tech savvy clubs

Tech savvy clubs

31 Jul 2014

Virgin Active, the UK’s number one health and fitness club, today announces the launch of two new clubs to join its network on London clubs.

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Laura Robson tennis aces

Tennis Aces

09 Jun 2014

Jacob Kelly and Abby Kelliher have proven themselves to be Grand Slam champions in the making after beating over 900 children to be crowned male and female tennis stars of the future.

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Active Inspiration launch

Active Inspiration

21 May 2014

Virgin Active and leading organisations launch Active Inspiration campaign to tackle ‘black hole’ of youth inactivity.

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ViPR 3D launch

06 May 2014

FitPro, the world’s largest professional fitness development company, has partnered with Virgin Active for the UK launch of group fitness class ViPR 3D.

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Group Results 2013

06 May 2014

London, 6 May 2014: Virgin Active, the international health club operator, today announces summary results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2013.

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Virgin Active launches Active Aces

Active Aces

25 Apr 2014

Virgin Active has launched Active Aces, a new tennis coaching programme for 3 – 10 year olds that seeks to inspire the next generation of tennis talent across Britain.

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12 Mar 2014

ZUU, the Australian-born fitness sensation based entirely on "primal" movements will be exclusively available at Virgin Active Health Clubs throughout the UK late summer.

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Calorie commuting

07 Jan 2014

The Great British commute is as effective as 20-30 minutes on a treadmill according to new research from Virgin Active.

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UK Active-ists

05 Jan 2014

Virgin Active, the UK’s number one health and fitness club, is investing £100 million over the next three years to help people across the UK turn good intentions into active habits throughout 2014 and beyond.

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