The rule of six and why climbing is so good for you

One activity that allows for social distancing is climbing. Under Covid restrictions, the number of participants on the wall at any one time is 14, which allows for a real sense of freedom and adventure. The routes up the bouldering wall range from straightforward to very challenging and, within the allowed two-hour slot, a climber can get a fantastic all-over workout as well as the mental stimulation of working out routes and techniques. Continue reading

  The benefits of a children’s sports party

There are all sorts of sports party activities on offer for children depending upon group size and the age of the children. Whether it is something competitive and high-tempo such as football, basketball or volleyball or something that involves technique and concentration, such as climbing or archery, giving the children the chance to get involved in a sporting activity is a perfect way to entertain a group of children while promoting a healthy attitude towards sport. Continue reading

What class? The choice is yours

At Kelsey Kerridge we pride ourselves on the wide range of classes we offer our visitors. Whether you are after a high octane cardio session or a mind clearing, body stretching yoga class, we have it covered.

But, we are also very aware that joining an activity that you have never done before can be daunting, which is why we thought we would tell you a little bit about what you can expect from some of our lesser-known activities. Continue reading

Fitness trends – it’s all freestyle

As the year draws to a close, we take a peak into our crystal balls to see what fitness trends 2017 is likely to bring.

As far as we can see, it is all about free movement. Yes, there is still a place for structured gym workouts and heavy weights sessions, but we are becoming more aware of the need just to get moving – in a natural way. Continue reading