GymFlex: Benefits of excercise
The Benefits Of A Gym Membership
You Never Know
Who You Will Meet
Flex your social life
✔ Meet new people
✔ Try something new with friends
✔ Become a team
✔ Encourage friends
✔ Improve social skills
Meet new people:
Joining a gym or leisure centre is a great way to meet like-minded people wanting to better themselves and get fit and healthy.
And for those looking for somthing more you are in luck! Recent studies have shown that 10.5% of gym members actually live with someone they first meet at the gym!
So why not try leaving your headphones at home one day, you never know who you will get talking to.
Do something new with friends:
Starting a new physical activity can be a daunting process for some people, so get your friends involved.
Your friends will be there to help encourage and push you.
How about getting a group together and joining a new fitness class, or challenging one of your friends to a game of tennis?
Become a team
A great way to bring a work team together is through fitness.
Try missing a lunch break on a Friday and head down with the team to the gym for a spinning class.
The group encouragement needed to go that bit faster on the spinner can be applied to the workplace. Helping creating a stronger bond and mutual interest between colleagues.
It's Time To Feel Good
Inside & Out
How can you benefit from exercise?
✔ Reduce your risk of cancer
✔ Healthy for the heart and lungs
✔ Stimulates development of muscles
✔ Aid rehabilitation
✔ Control weight
✔ Builds stronger bones and joints
✔ Reduce chance of diabetes
Live for longer.
Participating in regular physical activity can benefit everyone at all ages.
Countless studies have shown that exercise has significant benefits for your health and mental wellbeing, helping to prevent serious illness and disease.
It's never to late to to begin a healthier lifestyle and help prevent or delay age-associated conditions.
The UK is battling the bulge with a massive one in four British adults now classed as obese according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Obesity causes not only visual changes to the body but it can also lead to a number of serious conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancers and strokes.
Obesity is caused by a combination of inactivity and poor dietary choices.
Leading to the body to create more fat within the already-existing fat cells, causing cells to become larger.
This can all be prevented with regular exercise and smarter food choices.
With gyms & leisure centres up and down the country providing so many different ways to get fit and moving you are guaranteed to find something that not only works for you but also you enjoy. And with an abundance of support and knowledge to help you, you will never be you own to reach your goal.
Time To Get Smart With Training
Exercise improves more than you imagine!
✔ Improves sleep
✔ Boost happy chemicals
✔ Become more productive
✔ Helps manage anxiety & depression
✔ Increase your confidence
✔ Boost creativity
✔ Sharpens memory functionality
Exercise helps you to get a better night's sleep, a quality night's sleep makes you feel more refreshed and ready to take on the day.
Boost happy chemicals
Exercise can give people an emotional lift and de-stress.
Just a 30-minute workout in a gym can release chemicals in the brain that will leave you feeling happier, relaxed and more confident.
Become more productive
Improved physical energy levels allows our brain to stay more alert and focused. Raising the levels of brain-derived protein in the body to help with decision making.
Helps manage anxiety and depression
Many studies have shown that physically active people have lower rates of anxiety and depression than sedentary people.
Being active also works as treatment, acting as a form of inner meditation.
Increase your confidence
A good workout will improve self-esteem and raise ones perception of their selfs attractiveness.
Empower yourself with a workout and become a better version of you.
One benefit of excersie everyone can benefit from is being less stressed.
Beat that inner tension by building up a sweat in the gym and sweat away your troubles.
With So Many Clubs To Choose From
There Is Something For Everyone
On a budget or looking for Luxury?
If you’re looking for 24/7 opening hours, swimming pools, racket courts, child care, spas, onsite restaurants GymFlex has you covered.
With such a wide range of clubs available through GymFlex benefits you are guaranteed to find the perfect gym for you.
Here are just some of the clubs on offer.
You'll find revolutionary equipment and the most cutting-edge classes instructed by leading fitness professionals.
Virgin Active gives you access to a wide range of ways to get fit and healthy and enjoy at the same time.
Train like an Olympian in the gym then eat like an Olympian with the onsite restaurants catered by Soul Mate Food, the official caterers to the Olympic Village. Providing you with the correct nutrition you need to feel and look great.
To give you time to relax in the spa or hit it hard on the squash court, take advantage of the provided fully qualified crèches.
The state of the art gym floor has a wide range of cardio, free weight, plate loaded and functional training equipment - the best in class equipment from the leading worldwide manufacturers - so you have everything you would expect and more!
Third Space also have a wide range of classes and personal trainers available to you. Helping make sure you are surrounded with the correct guidance and motivation to reach your fitness goals.
Worried you won't have time to make your post workout meal?
Third Space have you covered by offering a daily changing, nutritionally formulated menu, natural snacks, organic cold-pressed juices and made to order smoothies. For the perfect pre and post-workout nutrition.
Bannatyne Health Clubs
State of the art machines, free weights, swimming pools and much more all in one vibrant health club community.
Bannatyne Clubs aren’t just your run of the mill gym, they offer regular events and plenty of classes making sure you are never short of something to do whilst keeping fitness fun and fresh.
Helping to keep you motivated and on track of your fitness goals. Bannatyne offer ongoing lifestyle assessments by the fully qualified staff who will make sure you are getting the most out of the club.
Priding themselves on a clean environment you can take a dip in the pool or go relax in the spa. Making full use of the steam rooms, saunas and hydrotherapy with peace of mind.
With over 160 gyms nationwide with 24/7 opening hours Pure Gym provides everything you need to get fit and feel good at any time.
Kitted out with over 220 pieces of state of the art equipment, large free weight and cardio areas and over 50 free classes a week all contained in a clean, comfortable and friendly environment.
The knowledgeable friendly staff will help keep you on track with your fitness goals and keep things fresh and fun with regular special activities/classes.
All this is offered at one of the lowest gym membership prices on the market making Pure Gym a great option.
The Gym Group
Despite The Gym Group’s low prices you'll only ever find top of the range equipment and weights suitable for all abilities.
And with most of the gyms offering 24/7 access you can train on your time.
Offering a wide range of free fitness classes to choose from, get yourself booked in easily and efficiently on the online booking system.
Always creating innovative fitness activities. The Gym Group even offer 24/7 video classes making sure you don’t miss out on your favourite class.
With gyms constantly being opened up and down the country you will never be too far from The Gym Group and with a bundle membership you can have access to all of them.
Having built a strong reputation for delivering well managed leisure facilities, which have successfully proven to encourage everyone to be more active. Everyone Active is a great place to help you reach your fitness goals at an affordable price.
Providing state of the art gym equipment, swimming programs, fun activities for the children and much more. Everyone Active pride themselves on having something for everyone.
With 81 clubs in the UK many offering swimming pools, unrivalled racquet courts facilities and thousands of exercise classes every week, David Lloyd clubs are a leader in health and fitness.
The gyms are designed to integrate every possible kind of training in a really friendly open plan layout, providing you with everything you need for your workout.
If you are looking for guidance David Lloyd offer outstanding coaching and personal training to make sure you reach your goal safely and correctly.
Once you have finished your workout, relax and unwind in the in the health spa, lounge and cafe.
If you require child care take advantage of the fully qualified crèches and nurseries to help give you peace of mind whilst you have your time.
Want Something A Bit Different?
CrossFit, Yoga Studios, Boot Camps & Golf Club Gyms
Some gyms are different, very different.
You may have a preconceived idea of what a gym is like or have been put off by a previous experience.
Have you heard of Cross-Fit?
How does working out outdoors sound?
Plus, with thousands of new and innovative fitness classes available in gyms, getting fit has never been so much fun!
Take a look at some of the examples in these videos.
British Military Fitness
Curves For Women
Virgin Active cardio Tennis
Guided Workout Nuffield Health
Tennis Training The Gym Group
Good For Your Health & Your Bank Balance
Signing Up Couldn't Be Easier
Love the sound of GymFlex but need to register to the scheme?
Love the sound of being healthy, getting fit and saving money?
Browse our list of 3,000 gyms and extensive membership options, find the best one for you and take advantage of the fantastic savings available.
Your 12 month active membership will be deducted from your monthly salary in 12 equal installments. Less any subsidy or National Insurance Savings your company may offer.
Make 2017 about a better you.
Lose weight, sleep better, reduce illness, feel better, meet friends, play sport, ache less and look great.
Sign up to a GymFlex gym membership today.
You'll sign up for an annual membership, the cost of which your company will deduct from your salary, so no heavy payments up front!
Not only will you save on the rate itself, but additional national insurance savings can be made through your companies payroll. Your company may even subsidise some of the cost of the membership for you!
Employees get fitter, healthier and save money, employers staff are more productive and less sick.
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