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”

All you need to know about: Boxercise and Kick Boxercise

What’s it all about?  Boxercise and Kick Boxercise is an exercise class based on the training concepts boxers use to keep fit. Classes can take a variety of formats, but a typical one may involve shadow-boxing, skipping, hitting pads, kicking punchbags, press-ups, shuttle-runs and sit-ups. Most boxercise classes are aimed at men and women ofContinue reading “All you need to know about: Boxercise and Kick Boxercise”