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Benefits of Exercise for Teens

Posted by on September 7th 2021 in

Benefits of Exercise for Teens
Benefits of Exercise for Teenagers It’s that time of year again! Back to school for juniors across East Devon and Somerset. Thanks to Raheem Sterling’s heroics and team GB it really has been an inspiring summer of sport. LED Community Leisure are here to keep juniors inspired and motivated to maintain a healthy lifestyle as they return to school. In this blog, I will outline some...

Jump rope: Your new favourite cardiovascular exercise

Posted by on September 3rd 2021 in

Jump rope: Your new favourite cardiovascular exercise
Jumping rope, your new favourite way to exercise! There are many different types of cardiovascular exercise that you can do to get fit and healthy. Over the past few years there has been a resurgence in popularity of jumping rope, (also known as skipping). Much of this is from social media and the prevalence of YouTube jump rope channels such as Jump Rope Dudes and Rush Athletics TV. In th...

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...

Top #3 benefits of group exercise

Posted by on July 30th 2021 in News

Top #3 benefits of group exercise
Top 3 benefits of group exercise For many LED members group exercise classes provide an exciting and effective way to stay fit, healthy and have fun! Here at LED Community Leisure, we offer a variety of classes suitable for all ages and abilities. These include mind & body classes such as yoga and Pilates, high intensity classes like Body Pump TM and studio cycling and even dance classes...

The benefits of strength training

Posted by on July 16th 2021 in News

The benefits of strength training
The benefits of strength training With gyms across the UK reopening on the 12th of April earlier this year, many people have enjoyed coming back to the gym, taking part in group exercise classes and returning to the swimming pool. If you want to get back to your previous fitness levels or are looking to try something new and exciting then this blog is for you! In this blog, I wi...

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...

LED Community Leisure Coronavirus statement | February 2021

Posted by on February 24th 2021 in News

 LED Community Leisure Coronavirus statement | February 2021
Following the latest government update outlining the roadmap to eased restrictions our team have taken time to fully understand how LED Community Leisure facilities can safely re-open. We would like to thank our members and staff for their continued support and patience during this period. Please see below outline of the Government’s re-opening roadmap and key dates for LED members. &nbs...

Overcoming Loneliness during Lockdown

Posted by on January 27th 2021 in Lifestyle, News

Overcoming Loneliness during Lockdown
LED is here to support you online whilst our centres are closed. In this 4-part series, Barnaby will be outlining how physical activity and good nutrition can support a healthy immune system whilst providing you with guidance on how to stay active during lockdown and how LED can support you online. When I planned this 4-part series I wasn’t really sure what the 4th and final pi...

Covid-19 and Weight Loss

Posted by on January 25th 2021 in News

Covid-19 and Weight Loss
LED is here to support you online whilst our centres are closed. In this 4-part series, Barnaby will be outlining how physical activity and good nutrition can support a healthy immune system whilst providing you with guidance on how to stay active during lockdown and how LED can support you online. In July 2020 Public Health England estimated that having a BMI of 35 to 40 could increas...