Class highlight – Fit and Healthy

Want to get some exercise in to help with existing conditions? Our fit and healthy class gives you a structured workout, that allows you to push yourself whilst ensuring we keep everything in check. The class gives you an opportunity to increase your energy levels, strength and range of motion. All levels are welcome andContinue reading “Class highlight – Fit and Healthy”

Class highlight – Boxercise

With its mix of cardiovascular, hand eye co-ordination, balance and timing, it’s no wonder that Boxercise is one of the most effective cross-training classes available. These high energy, fun and stress-busting workouts will get you working out whilst having a blast. Combining boxing combinations, core conditioning and footwork you are sure to burn calories withoutContinue reading “Class highlight – Boxercise”

Class Highlight – Kick Boxercise

Little bit of boxercise with some kicks added to the mix! Kick Boxercise is a great all-round work out that helps you improve hand/eye co-ordination, burn a load of calories and have a great time doing it. Improve your balance, timing and technique with our fully qualified trainer. Work all your muscle groups, whilst improvingContinue reading “Class Highlight – Kick Boxercise”

Class Highlight – Circuits

A great way to burn some calories, working through pre-planned exercise for a number of rounds. Typically, we work for 45 seconds a station working your whole body with a number of different exercises, then take a break and repeat (a few times!)  During the classes we will be doing things like squats, lunges, press-ups, sit-ups and star jumps just to mention a few.  WeContinue reading “Class Highlight – Circuits”

The options we have available for Exercise Referral

If your doctor or health professional feels that physical activity can help with a health condition, they can refer you to join our Exercise Referral scheme.   You can also refer yourself to Spike Fitness Exercise referral scheme if you have any existing medical or health condition, or even if you just need some extra support,Continue reading “The options we have available for Exercise Referral”

Lifestyle changes to help your exercise referral.

Old habits die hard. Changing your habits is a process that involves several stages. Sometimes it takes a while before changes become new habits. And, you may face roadblocks along the way.  Making small changes in your day to day routines can make a huge difference to your lifestyle.    How can I make exercise a part ofContinue reading “Lifestyle changes to help your exercise referral.”

Benefits of exercise referral

Physical activity can play an important role in preventing and managing health conditions such as coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, mental health problems, musculoskeletal conditions and some cancers. It also has a positive effect on wellbeing and mood, providing a sense of achievement or relaxation and release from daily stress.  Exercise referral schemesContinue reading “Benefits of exercise referral”

What is an Exercise Referral?

An Exercise Referral is a specific and formalised programme whereby a medical professional refers a patient to a fitness programme, or a patient can refer themselves if they are ready to embark on their healthier lifestyle and have medical conditions, these are often based within the community. It is not the same as a ‘recommendation’Continue reading “What is an Exercise Referral?”