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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...

Kids Half Term Holiday Club

Posted by on May 17th 2018 in

Kids Half Term Holiday Club
Ottery St Mary Holiday Soccer School and Multi Sport Camp Saints South West are running a kids holiday Soccer School and Multi Sport Camp for children aged between 4 and 12 years old! The day camp is being held at our Ottery St Mary Leisure Centre on Tuesday 29th May  from 10am to 3pm or 1.30pm to 3.00pm The cost for the 10am to 3pm session is just £7.50 and for th...

FREE Health Checks and Full Body MOT!

Posted by on May 16th 2018 in

FREE Health Checks and Full Body MOT!
Helping to Build a Healthy Community! We are running FREE health checks between 22 May and 24 May at our Seaton, Axminster and Sidmouth Leisure Centres   The health check is an opportunity for you to book in and receive a free fitness assessment!  W Blood pressure: advice and insight into monitoring and improving blood pressure levels through exercise. W...

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...