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Award Winning South Somerset Teams

Posted by on February 8th 2018 in

Award Winning South Somerset Teams
Highly Commended by Leading Quality Scheme Goldenstones Leisure Centre and Wincanton Sports Centre have passed a tough assessment by Sport England’s leading national quality scheme, Quest - with flying colours! Quest is the best-known improvement programme within the leisure industry and its rigorous assessments challenge even the very best leisure centres in the UK. In order...

Night Time Running Tips

Posted by on February 7th 2018 in Lifestyle

Night Time Running Tips
Our Top Tips for Running in the Winter Months  Hello! As we are now fully in winter with wet mild days interspersed with very cold but sunny days I know very well that when it is very cold and dark it can be tough to get outside for a run leave your warm house and a comfy sofa. As with anything the first step is the hardest or in this case the first mile, but...

Swimming for Mental Health

Posted by on January 19th 2018 in Lifestyle

Swimming for Mental Health
Read On for all the Benefits of Swimming for Mental Health! Our Swim Activator at our Goldenstones Leisure Centre, Emilie talks about how good swimming is for your mental health Mental health has, in recent years, become a topic of conversation due to the increase in diagnoses’ and the raise in awareness and openness to talk about the illness. Swimming is not a cure but there ar...

Beginners Running Group

Posted by on January 16th 2018 in

Beginners Running Group
Weekly Running Group to Get you From Couch to 5K and More! LED are once again working with the amazing Active Devon to bring you these incredible weekly running sessions designed to get you from Couch to 5k and more! Click here to find out how you can take part! ...

How to Motivate Yourself

Posted by on January 11th 2018 in Lifestyle

How to Motivate Yourself
Olivia's Top Tips on How to Get Going on the Winter Nights! Hello! I'm Olivia, and I am a Sports Therapist based in East Devon with a particular passion for running!  In this blog I am going to give you a few ideas on how to get yourself out on your run when all you want to do is snuggle down for the night! Whether you are a new runner or seasoned runner you can l...

New Year Survival Guide!

Posted by on January 9th 2018 in Lifestyle

New Year Survival Guide!
Our How to Survive Post Christmas Guide! Tis the season of New Year, New Me! Here at LED Kelly's put together a few hints and tips on how you can get yourself back on track in a few simple steps! Probably, one of the most annoying sayings that has ever been thought up! I mean, how are you supposed to create this new you with 3kg of chocolate in the house? Let alone the roaste...

Keep Active Challenge is BACK!

Posted by on January 1st 2018 in

Keep Active Challenge is BACK!
WIN! WIN! WIN! A European City Break is up For Grabs! Keep Active with LED during January and be in with a chance to WIN Fabulous Prizes! There's no better time than January to keep active and we've made it as easy as possible for you with our fabulous Active Challenge! Click here to find out more! ...

Race for Life for Honiton Customer!

Posted by on November 27th 2017 in

Race for Life for Honiton Customer!
A great story from one of our customers at our Honiton Leisure Centre!  Elaine is a member of LED and had some additional Personal Training sessions with Vladka in order to get her strength and fitness up in order for her to be able to take part in Race for Life at Bath Elaine and her friends crossed the line in amazing time and had this to say about her expereince This year I entered...

Fitbit Competition Winner!

Posted by on November 15th 2017 in

Fitbit Competition Winner!
Congratulations to our Facebook Winner! We started November with a BANG! with our Facebook competition to win a Fitbit Charge 2! The competition ran from the 1 to the 5 November and all you had to do to enter was like and share the post on our Facebook page - how easy was that?! The lucky winner, Daniel Colquhoun, was chosen from heaps of you that took part and is now the prou...

Monthly Swim Focus: Front Crawl - The Basics

Posted by on October 24th 2017 in

Monthly Swim Focus: Front Crawl - The Basics
Front Crawl Part One Dip Your Toe In – The Building Blocks Building a solid foundation is vital to get from one end of the pool to the other with a smooth continuous stroke.  In this blog we will give you insider information, from one of our top swim teachers, to help break the stroke down to the bare basics and start you building a perfect stroke. Here we focus on ...