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Christmas and New Year Opening Times!

PINNED POST | Posted by on November 22nd 2018 in

Christmas and New Year Opening Times!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You All! Ho! Ho! Ho! We're super excited about the festive season here at LED and would like to take this opportunity to wish all our lovely teams and fabulous customers a Merry Chirstmas and a Happy New Year! Some of our centre opening times may vary during the celebrations so please click the link here to find out when your local centre is open...

Award Nominee's!

Posted by on May 17th 2018 in

Award Nominee's!
Exmouth Leisure Centre shortlisted for a prestigious national award! LED are very proud to have reached the final of the UKactive Awards 2018 under the Regional and National Club / Centre of the Year category To qualify for entry the centre had to demonstrate that it had made substantial progress and exceeded expectations in the last 12 months Managed by LED Leisure Management and suppo...

Metabolic Conditioning

Posted by on May 14th 2018 in

Metabolic Conditioning
Metabolic conditioning is a very fancy word for ‘fat burning’ although research will suggest that the term fat burning means something quite different to what we are referring to in this blog. In this case we define Metabolic Conditioning to be a structured pattern of high intensity-functional movement reps, structured sets and allocated rest periods to get a desired response from the ...

Breakfast Pancakes!

Posted by on May 14th 2018 in

Breakfast Pancakes!
Check out our totally tasty recipe this month for some scrummy breakfast pancakes! Click here to download your recipe card! ...

Get Back to Netball with LED!

Posted by on April 20th 2018 in

Show the Kids how its done with our Back to Netball sessions here at LED Over 60,000 women have taken part in the Back to Netball sessions since it first started - so now is your chance to get back into the game! Sessions are for women of all ages and all abilities, whether you used to play or have always wanted to learn - this is the one for you! A great way to keep active and meet new p...

Why Weight Training for Women?

Posted by on April 18th 2018 in

Our Top 5 Reasons to Pick up Those Weights Girls! The rack of weights in the gym can sometimes appear a bit daunting but there's a lot to be gained! Weight Training can be More Effective Fat Loss Are you thinking weightlifting only benefits those who want gigantic muscles? Think again... ! We have all heard those awful horror stories; lifting heavy weights make women bulky, it...

Healthier Choices in our Vending Machines

Posted by on April 13th 2018 in

We've Made Some Changes to our Vending Machines! Listening to our community and working with Change 4 Life we have made some exciting changes to most of our vending machines by incorporating the 100kcals Two a Day Max campaign from Change 4 Life! The majority of our LED vending machines will now stock at least FIVE 100kcal snacks for you to choose from in order try and help us all...

The Breakfast and Sugar Industry

Posted by on April 12th 2018 in

The Breakfast and Sugar Industry Breakfast cereals are a multi-million pound industry that thrive off selling and promoting sugary cereals to children. If you walk down any isle of a convenience or super store, Some brands will have not only their own shelf but, it’s own isle, full of high sugar cereals which children and adults eat as their first meal of the day Earlier th...

Ladies Only Weightlifting at Westlands, Yeovil

Posted by on March 22nd 2018 in

Ladies Only! An Introduction to Weightlifting at Westlands, Yeovil Here at LED we meet a lot of women who do not feel confident enough to use weights as part of their training. One of the main reasons is that they believe that lifting weights will make them “look like a man”, which is of course not true, and can lead to missing out on the many benefits that weight traini...

NEW Adult and Kids Activity in Exmouth

Posted by on March 21st 2018 in

NEW Adult and Kids Activity in Exmouth
Dance, Move, Run, Play, Skip, Roll and Fly Together! Here at Exmouth Leisure Centre we have teamed up with Contakids to bring you these super fun sessions where you and your child play games and have heaps of physical activty - together! For adults and little ones aged between 2 and 5 years old, this six weeks course starts on Tuesday 24 April at our Exmouth Leisure Centre from&n...