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Indoor centre for exercise.

An Overview of Gym/Health Club

A gym is an indoor centre for exercise that normally contains a combination of cardiovascular machines and weights machines. The cardiovascular machines often include indoor rowing machines, stationary exercise bikes, elliptical trainers and treadmills. The weights area of gym normally consists of both free weight and exercise machines.

Most gyms will also offer group exercise classes ran by certified fitness instructors.

Benefits

Attend a gym/health club can help you to expend calories, build muscle and increase cardiovascular fitness. The benefits you gain from the gym depend on what exercise you perform and how hard you work.

Costs

Gyms vary alot in price from £10.99 a month to £75 a month.

Involvement

Search for a Gym/Fitness Centre or Leisure Centre using our Get Active Search Engine.

Equipment

To attend the gym suitable footwear should be worn for support, particularly when using high impact machines such as the treadmill.

Find Gym/Health Club Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

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Premier League Kicks

Premier League Kicks

Premier League Kicks is a sport and physical activity programme aimed at young people aged 10-19. Sessions are varied based on participant needs and the group is split into appropriate ages.

The Kicks ethos harnises the power of sport to change behaviour, develop skills, build confidence and provide opportunities to those in areas of need.

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