Exercise and Industry
1. Aspire trust secures contract for budget gym
Aspire Sports & Cultural Trust – which operates both GL1 Leisure Centre and Oxstalls Tennis Centre in Gloucester – has expanded its services by opening a budget gym in Cheltenham.
2. UPDATE 1-BC Partners could still float Fitness First-source
London South East
SINGAPORE/MELBOURNE Oct 11 (Reuters) – UK-based private equity firm BC Partners has not ruled out an initial public offering for the Australian and Asian operations of its Fitness First gym chain, even as it considers a sale that could fetch more than A$1 billion ($996 million), a source said.
3. Gym’ll fix it for residents with weight-loss exercise programme
Beautiful North Yorkshire
City of York Council’s sport and active leisure team is launching a new programme to help residents lose weight through exercise.
4. New children’s Zumba classes starting in Cradley Heath
A LEISURE centre in Cradley Heath has launched a Zumba class designed to keep children fit.
Health & Lifestyle
1.Does running make you fat?
Many of us take up jogging to help lose weight. But the latest research shows it could have just the opposite effect. Sophie Morris, who ran a marathon and ended up heavier, explains why
2. FIT IN THE CITY
BAREFOOT running, toning shoes, green tea… there’s a lot that’s being debated at the moment.
3. Put some ‘pep’ into your life with Pilates
Global Business Magazine
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4. Swimming is one of the best ways to boost fitness
SWIMMING is well known for being one of the best forms of all-round exercise for anyone wanting to get fit.