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For when you want to HIIT it

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HIIT exercise is a trend that has been sweeping the nation for a while now. But what exactly is it? HIIT stands for High-Intensity Interval Training. It is centered around short bursts of exercise that are split with a shorter period of rest allowing you to give 90-100% effort in short bursts.


- For all levels – want to push yourself go for 40 seconds exercise with 20 seconds rest. New to HIIT? Go for 20 seconds exercise with 10 seconds rest and build up to 30 seconds exercise with 15 seconds rest.
- Fits around your schedule – if you only have 15 minutes to spare, just do 15 minutes
- You don’t need any equipment – of course you can do HIIT on an exercise bike or rower, but if you haven’t got access to these, just you and a small area will do.
- Feel the burn - HIIT is said to burn fat for hours after you’ve completed the exercise due to an increase in metabolic rate

Top tip – download a HIIT timer app on your phone and set up your intervals

Duane from our gym team at West Park has devised this workout for you. Let us know how you get on!

- Sprints – 2 x 20 secs work, 10 secs rest
- Burpees – 2 x 20 secs work, 10 secs rest
- Skipping – 2 x 20 secs work, 10 secs rest
- Battle Rope – 2 x 20 secs work, 10 secs rest

 

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A health club membership gives you the chance to use a range of facilities that'll help you to keep fit and motivated. Our facilities include state of the art equipment, group exercise classes, swimming, steam and sauna and much more. Here are just some of the highlights:

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We can create you a personal fitness plan that allows you to work to your level, achieve your goals & try out new equipment. This is included in your joining fee.

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With many different membership options, you'll find the right one for you. There are monthly, annual, contract or no contract options. 
 
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Our gyms have Technogym® cardio, resistance & free weight equipment. We also have a range of functional training equipment including ViPR & TRX. 
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As well as fitness equipment we also have steam and sauna suites, chillax sensory session and 2 cafés where you can relax after finishing your workout.
 

What Our Members Are Saying

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    rutland sports park | health club member "Since joining the Health Club I have achieved my goals and completed the Robin Hood Half Marathon"
     
     
    John
    Rutland Sports Park
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    rutland sports park | student member "Thanks to a plan from instructor James Dixon I have achieved my goals in 4 weeks."
     
     
    Jasmine
    Rutland Sports Park
     
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    west park | health club member "I like that there was no pressure to take out membership and the friendly staff. I also love the Zumba classes."
     
     
    Catherine
    West Park Leisure Centre
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    west park | health club members"The reactions have been brilliant, my work colleagues are always coming up to me and complimenting me on my weight loss wanting to know how I’ve done it! It is so nice when people start seeing the results."
     
     
    Amanda & Mark
    West Park Leisure Centre
     

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