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Member Testimonial: Helen's Story

Posted by on October 4th 2021 in News

Member Testimonial: Helen's Story
I joined LED's Exmouth Leisure Centre about 8 year's ago, overweight and lacking in confidence.  Toby was very supportive and set up a gym programme for us at Exmouth Tennis & Fitness Centre. It wasn't long before we decided to try studio cycling classes. I thought I wouldn't like it but 8 year's on I am a self-confessed spin addict! I loved the instr...

Exmouth Wellness Hub

Posted by on October 1st 2021 in

Exmouth Wellness Hub
Exmouth Wellness Hub In this blog I want to share my experience of Exmouth Wellness Hub and how our friendly team, relaxing studio and specialist machines could help you. All about Exmouth Wellness Hub " Our Wellness Hub based at Exmouth Leisure Centre is a light and airy studio overlooking Exmouth estuary. It is aimed at senior members or those recovering from injury. Our Sh...

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Course Exmouth

Posted by on September 30th 2021 in

 RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Course Exmouth
RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Course Exmouth National Pool Lifeguard Course Have you thought about a career in the leisure industry or are you looking to earn some money on the side of your education? We are looking for lifeguards to join our friendly team at LED Community Leisure. We are running an RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Course at Exmouth Leisure Centre Want to be pa...

Benefits of Exercise for Teens

Posted by on September 7th 2021 in

Benefits of Exercise for Teens
Benefits of Exercise for Teenagers It’s that time of year again! Back to school for juniors across East Devon and Somerset. Thanks to Raheem Sterling’s heroics and team GB it really has been an inspiring summer of sport. LED Community Leisure are here to keep juniors inspired and motivated to maintain a healthy lifestyle as they return to school. In this blog, I will outline some...

Jump rope: Your new favourite cardiovascular exercise

Posted by on September 3rd 2021 in

Jump rope: Your new favourite cardiovascular exercise
Jumping rope, your new favourite way to exercise! There are many different types of cardiovascular exercise that you can do to get fit and healthy. Over the past few years there has been a resurgence in popularity of jumping rope, (also known as skipping). Much of this is from social media and the prevalence of YouTube jump rope channels such as Jump Rope Dudes and Rush Athletics TV. In th...

Nutrition for Older Adults

Posted by on August 27th 2021 in

Nutrition for Older Adults
Food is essential to life. The food we consume provides our bodies with the energy, vitamins and minerals we require to live healthily. Many of us know this already, but perhaps we don’t appreciate that our nutritional intake goes much deeper than just providing the raw materials to fuel our bodies keeping it working like an efficient machine. Nutritional intake has strong influences on...

LED in the community

Posted by on August 23rd 2021 in

LED in the community
LED in the community  In this blog I will be writing about LED’s involvement in the community and outlining the work we do with different organisations to support local people in our community becoming more healthy, active and happy. If you would like some further information on anything outlined in this blog and how to take part, please email outreach@ledleisure.co.uk W...

The Benefits of Tennis for seniors

Posted by on August 6th 2021 in

The Benefits of Tennis for seniors
The Benefits of Tennis for Seniors There are many different health benefits that playing tennis can provide senior members, all while having lots of fun!   These health benefits include healthier heart and lungs, to increased core strength and core stability. To find out more continue reading below. Healthier heart & lungs Tennis is great for improving the health of your ...

LED GP Referral scheme

Posted by on August 5th 2021 in

LED GP Referral scheme
LED Community Leisure GP Referral Scheme LED's Referral sessions are available to any reader who has been referred by their GP or Health Professional onto our programmes that enables people to benefit from supervised physical activity. In this blog, Tom explains more about our GP referral schemes and who they are for. If you’d like to contact Tom for further information, ple...

#3 Lessons for Olympic Weightlifting Beginners

Posted by on August 4th 2021 in News

#3 Lessons for Olympic Weightlifting Beginners
#3 Lessons for Olympic Weightlifting Beginners Today marks the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the return of athletes from countries you have never even heard of lifting obscene weights over their heads wearing lycra suits and heeled shoes to your television screens. I recently started my Olympic weightlifting journey. I have really enjoyed the process of learning something new and ch...