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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...