Armoury Fitness and Well-being Centre
In late 2010 the Town Council the future of the Armoury was bleak and its closure just looked all too certain. However local businessman Chris Stevens approached the council to see if there were ways to develop the Armoury with gym facilities. Following negotiations Chris and the Council entered into a partnership agreement and one year down the line a State of art of Gym facility is available with personal training and classes which grow every week. Whereas the foot was in its tens per week it is more usually in its hundreds and has tipped over a thousand. All equipment is top of its range, state of the art and includes:
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This boasts 18 Life Fitness cardio-vascular pieces of equipemnt including: treadmills, cross-trainers, rowers, steps machines and both recumbant and upright bikes.
Resistance and Weights Suite
This not only has numerous resistance machines including a cable frame and Smith machine but a great free weights area with 3 Jordan Olympic bars, a complete set of paired Jordan dumbells going from 2.5Kg to 50Kg in 2.5Kg increments but many more specialist weights such as the Hex Frame.
Ladies Only Gym
Our newly opened dedicated ladies gym offers a stress free environment for ladies to work out. This gym features top of the range Life Fitness equipment designed for those with a less muscular frame. Personal training and instruction in use of the equipment is available from the Ladies gym supervisor and personal trainer Jess Stait.
This very specialist equipment area will also be available to over 50s groups by prior arrangement only.
Newly refubished Changing Rooms
Both the Ladies and Gents changing facilities have undergone a major make-over and offer a pleasant environment to change and shower. Lockers are now provided.
Personal training is available with one of our highly qualified personal trainers, most of whom have specialist areas of expertiese above that which you will find in most gyms:
Chris Greatourix (centre Manager) - Level 3 - special interest nutrition and exercise.
Adrienne Barrett - Level 4 - special interest cardio-respiratory rehabilitation.
Jessica Stait - Level 3 - In charge of the Lady's Gym, Jess has an interest in ante and post natal exercises.
Craig Owen - Level 3.
Cassia Williams - Level 3.
Contact Chris Greatourix for details and rates.
Classes - old favourites
Over 23 classes are run throughout the week and we are constantly adding and tweeking them, they is something for everyone whether you wish to work out to music or do some hard core curcuits. Old favourites include: Step Aerobics: Legs, Bums & Tums, Great Loss; Core Blimey and Circuits. Click this link for this week's programme. Angel Lee who instructs our Yogalates and Step Aerobics classes is one of the most highly qualified instructors in these disaplines any where.
Classes - new challenges.
In addition to the old favourites we are running some new classes that are proving a run-away success: Yogalates; Kids' Street Dance (ages 7-14); Zumba; Kettlesculpt; Body-Attack; Body-Pump and Great Loss. New programmes for the over fifties, new mums and people living and recovering from cancer are being developed. Click this link for this week's programme.
We have squash facilites for hire by the hour and coaching can be arranged.
This can be booked for a number of things including: baddington, table tennis, etc.
The Armoury has a number of newly refurbished meeting rooms that can be hired by the hour, day or week at very competitive rates.