I began attending Totton Health & Leisure Centre back in January 2015. Initially I wasn’t sure what to do or what to expect – like many, I thought I was never going to be able to juggle the challenge of shredding weight along with a hefty work schedule and looking after my children.
For gents investing in a good pair of trainers suitable for your feet and exercise forms the basis of any workout outfit. However, for the ladies not only are a good pair of trainers essential but you also need to take care on top. **WARNING** Gents if you’re still reading this – it’s going to get personal.
Train like your fitness idol in a high intensity interval training (HIIT) class with the chance to burn around 500 calories in just half an hour! As daunting as it may sound HIIT is the perfect blend of fitness and science making it one of the most effective training methods for fat burning.
You are cordially invited to one of the healthiest pool parties you’ll ever attend.
Where: Applemore Health and Leisure / Totton Health and Leisure
When: Wednesdays at 7.20pm-8.05pm / Thursdays at 8.00pm – 9.00pm
Aqua Zumba is a low impact, high energy aquatic exercise class suitable for any fitness level, the group age ranges from 12-80+ years. Instructor Debbie uses a selection of global music such as Asian fusions of Bangra, Belly Dancing with Raggeaton and hip hop, traditional Latin rhythms of Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue and always the latest chart toppers. Continue reading
In today’s fitness crazed society, we see thousands upon thousands of Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pictures of Fitness Gurus looking incredible. Now, more than ever, people want to get in shape and live a healthy lifestyle! If you haven’t heard of the international fitness company taking the world by storm, where have you been hiding?
Les Mills is an international fitness company offering up to 14 exercise programmes. In a nut shell, Les Mills aims to make exercise accessible for all abilities, ages and genders. So whatever type of training you are into, there is a class for everyone! New Forest Health and Leisure have recently launched Les Mills BODYPUMP™ classes at all five of our Health and Leisure Centres. Read on to discover 10 reasons why we love BODYPUMP™.
Fancy trying something a little different?
SUNDAY 22ND NOVEMBER
Have you ever fancied yourself a bit of a Bollywood movie star? Or needed that extra oomph in a Pilates class? Or maybe you just want to try something new and exciting! If so then come along to the taster classes at Applemore Health and Leisure on Sunday 22nd November, FOR FREE!
Bhangra is an Indian-dance based program, designed for people of all ages and fitness levels who love to stay physically active. It introduces high energy Bhangra and Bollywood dance movements in an easy-to-follow fitness format, and is a mechanism by which thousands of people have been moved, touched and inspired to become physically active. With the dance choreography directly influenced by the music and dance of modern Bhangra and Bollywood styles, Bhangra is a fresh and exciting addition to the world of fitness and dance.
A high-energy interval workout that uniquely blends the power, speed, and agility of boxing with the targeted sculpting and flexibility of pilates. These techniques are also supplemented by the use of weighted gloves, further toning the arms and maximizing cardiovascular health. Add to that fun dance moves and you have a workout that will tone muscle, burn fat and empower you both physically and mentally.
So what are you waiting for? Call 02380 285531 to book your space today!
Anyone can Spin, it’s such an easy concept and at the end of the day you are just riding a bike to music without the risk of falling off or being knocked over. The class requires only minimal coordination and our classes can cater from the novice to the competitive road cyclist.
Where did it come from?
Spin was first devised in the 1980s when an ex road cyclist built his own version of a Spin bike which he used in his garage in the US. The concept quickly grew and now Spin classes are held all over the world and Spin is probably now the world’s most popular group fitness class.