If you're working over Xmas, had enough of Turkey dinners or need a hour away from the family then join us at The Pumping Station for a gym workout or one of our regular timetabled classes #xmasopeningtimes #xmasworkout #breakfromthefamily #nomoreturkey #nomorebeer #pumpingstation #unitedutilities #3dleisure ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Fitmas Challenges is suitable to all with the aim of keeping you active and on track in the lead up to Christmas when you may other distractions.
Print off your challenge card now and get a member of the team to sign off each challenge you complete, with prizes available to those who complete all 12.
You can complete each task in any order with the minimum amount, with some being able to be accomplished in a single workout. Use one of the challenges as a designed workout for the day .Able to stay a little longer? Then get two or more challenges completed.
If you have any questions then ask one of the team.
1 - A mile (1.6km) on the treadmill. You can walk, jog or run your mile, just keep moving.
2 - Back to back classes. These can be two classes you do anyway, or why not try something new to help you with this challenge?
3 - Start on Level 3 resistance on the Bike's Variety - Cross Country Workout Programme - set 20 minutes. This preset workout programme will take on you some rolling hills so push through until it brings you down.
4 - A 4kg Dumbell Workout routine to help tone those arms and shoulders. Perform each exercise 10 times (reps) for 4 Sets each. Want more of a challenge? Why not try a heavier weight 4x10.
5 - 5 Different Classes - Variety is the spice of life. And with our new timetable starting we want you to try as many classes as you can.
6 - A 6kg Kettlebell Routine. Perform each exercise for 10 Reps back to back as continuous routine or split them up. Repeat for 6 Sets. Why not try 12kg (2x6s) or 16kg for advanced workout.
7 - HiiT workout. Seven 45 second exercises at a high intensity, with 15 second rest. Repeat as many times as you like.
8 - TABATA intervals on the rowing machine - Work you whole body for 20 seconds at maximum effort. Rest for 10 seconds and Repeat for 8 total sets. Just 4 minutes work but your heart and lungs should be working overtime.
9 - Planks for 9 minutes. 3 minutes on a regular plank and a left and right side plank. Do as many or few sets as it takes you to do them, continuously or as many sets needed.
10 - 10 Calories on the Spin Bike - 10 Slams - 10 Step Ups. Set up a little circuit in the gym using the spin bike, a slam ball and a step. Fast as you go the sooner you finish.
11 - 11 minutes on level 11 on the X-Trainer or AMT Machine. Work for 11 minutes on the X-trainer of AMT on resistance level 11. Maintain a high strides/minute for a quality workout.
12 - Visit The Pumping Station for 12 Days in the lead up to Christmas. We like it when it when you visit us. Come fora class or workout 12 different days in December. ... See MoreSee Less