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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...

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...

#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...

Our swimming survey says...

Posted by on July 15th 2021 in News

Our swimming survey says...
We recently surveyed LED members asking for feedback on whether they prefer bookable gym/swim sessions or walk-ins, and the preferred length of gym/swim sessions. We would like to thank every member who took the time to complete this survey.  Our team have carefully considered this feedback, along with qualitative feedback collected from member emails, comment cards and online revie...

Social Distancing & Face Masks Update

Posted by on July 13th 2021 in News

Social Distancing & Face Masks Update
Following the latest government update outlining the eased restrictions our team have taken time to fully understand how LED Community Leisure’s facilities can implement changes. We would like to thank our customers and team for their continued support and patience during this period. Please see below key changes for LED customers, our teams and the wider community.  As guidelines...

Our survey says...

Posted by on July 9th 2021 in News

Our survey says...
We recently surveyed LED members asking for feedback on whether they prefer bookable gym/swim sessions or walk-ins, and the preferred length of gym/swim sessions. We would like to thank every member who took the time to complete this survey.  Our team have carefully considered this feedback, along with qualitative feedback collected from member emails, comment cards and online revie...

90 Days of Change Programme

Posted by on July 5th 2021 in LED Events, News

90 Days of Change Programme
What a day year!    From P.E. with Joe to socially distanced walks along Woodbury Common we have all had to adapt our exercise and diet regime to stay fit and healthy. LED has even closed our doors and welcomed members back again 3 times now!   The good news is that thanks to the amazing work of the NHS vaccination programme normality is just around the corner and LED ...

Wellness Week | 21st - 25th June

Posted by on May 28th 2021 in LED Events, News

Wellness Week | 21st - 25th June
Wellness Week at Axminster Leisure Centre & Seaton Fitness Centre     Motivation Monday Book your FREE Motivate session with a qualified Health & Wellbeing coach. LED’s Motivate sessions offers you the opportunity to get to know our fitness team, while also giving you the chance to ask all those burning questions about your fitness program, exercise techni...

Group Exercise Launch at Honiton & Exmouth!

Posted by on May 12th 2021 in LED Events

Group Exercise Launch at Honiton & Exmouth!
We are super excited to announce indoor group cxercise classes are now returning from the 17th May 2021. We have put something a little special together on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May at Honiton and Exmouth Leisure Centre to celebrate! Whether you want to join Connie and Annabel for a team taught Body Pump session or virtual session with THE TRIP we have something for everyone. ...

Top 3 Tips for Returning to Exercise Safely

Posted by on April 26th 2021 in

Top 3 Tips for Returning to Exercise Safely
Top 3 Tips for Returning to Exercise Safely After the last year I think it is safe to say many of us are eager to get back to some form of normality! For some readers that means returning to your local LED leisure centre so you can safely rebuild your fitness levels and improve your health. LED Community Leisure would like to reiterate that our team is here to support our members, PAYG ...