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Why Weight Training for Women?

Posted by on April 18th 2018 in

Why Weight Training for Women?
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

Healthier Choices in our Vending Machines
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
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...

Pay as You Go Price Increase

Posted by on March 22nd 2018 in

Pay as You Go Price Increase
Please note that from 5 April 2018 there will be some small increases to our pay as you go prices Please click the buttons below to find out more East Devon Pay As You Go Prices 5 April 2018 South Somerset Pay as You Go Prices 5 April 2018 ...

Walk Leader Training at LED

Posted by on March 22nd 2018 in

Walk Leader Training at LED
FREE Walk Leader Training at LED! We have a great Walking for Health scheme here at LED Leisure and are always looking for more volunteers to get involved in this amazing programme! Walking for Health is a scheme that has been introduced in East Devon to encourage people of all ages including those with health and mobility problems, and those recovering from illness, to walk for their...

Swimmer of the Month in Yeovil!

Posted by on March 21st 2018 in

Swimmer of the Month in Yeovil!
Congratulations to Yeovil's Adult Swimmer of the Month! Our favourite adult swimmer this month is Jackie - well done for all your efforts!! We've noticed what a great job she has been doing and want to name her our Adult Swimmer of the Month! Jackie has been taking part in "Dip Your Toe In" adult swim lessons for over 4 months now - never giving up, constantly pushin...

Seaton Fitness Centre Member of the Month!

Posted by on March 15th 2018 in

Seaton Fitness Centre Member of the Month!
Congratulations to Seaton's Member of the Month! Here at LED we value each and every single one of our customers, meet our Member of the Month from our Seaton Fitness Centre! Click to hear what he has to say about his journey so far with us! ...

Our Fat Fact Sheet!

Posted by on March 8th 2018 in

Our Fat Fact Sheet!
It's Nutrition Month here at LED! Nutrition advice is part of your LED Unlimited Membership and our Fitness Team are on hand to help you understand and create positive changes One of the biggest talking points that our teams come accross is the debate about fat and there is so much confusion around “good” and “bad” fats. So here is our list of 20 fats ...

Over 60 (ish) Open Afternoon in Honiton!

Posted by on March 7th 2018 in

Over 60 (ish) Open Afternoon in Honiton!
They Came Along, Got Together and Joined In! On Tuesday 27 February we flung open the doors of Honiton Leisure Centre to anyone aged over 60 - well ish - to come along and have a go! Working in partnership with Active Devon, Devon Age UK and Bluebird Care we had an amazing FREE afternoon with heaps of free tea and coffee and some totally tasty cake! We were plan...

Running Injuries Explained

Posted by on February 28th 2018 in Lifestyle

Running Injuries Explained
Running injuries is always a big subject, so in this blog I will talk about what are the most common injuries, what they mean and what you can do to prevent or help yourself should you find yourself affected by any of them It's worth bearing in mind that it is not only new runners that can suffer but also experienced runners too. Most injuries that affect runners are called overuse injuries...