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We are getting active for National Fitness Day 2017

spin nat fit dayThe LC is flinging open its doors to provide free activities for everyone as part of National Fitness Day 2017 - the most active day of the year.

National Fitness Day on Wednesday 27th September will see a huge range of free events and taster sessions take place across the country and here at the LC is no exception. National Fitness Day sees the nation celebrate the fun and thrills of physical activity. Throughout the UK, more than 20,000 free events will take place in gyms, leisure centres, parks, high streets, schools, universities and workplaces as over one million people lace up their trainers and embrace being active for the day.

At the LC members and non-members alike will be able to take part in all the fitness classes and the gym for free. Call us on 01792 466500 to find out more.

For the latest updates on National Fitness Day follow @FitnessDayUK  and tweet on the day using the hashtag #FitnessDay

Steven Ward, CEO of National Fitness Day organiser ukactive said: “National Fitness Day is a fantastic chance to spotlight physical activity and the role it plays in creating a healthier nation. These free events across the country provide a chance for everyone to experience the fun of fitness and carry forward healthy habits. The day also offers a fantastic opportunity for the physical activity sector to unlock new markets and attract new members by promoting the broad benefits of movement to the length and breadth of the British nation.”

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair of National Fitness Day organiser ukactive said: “National Fitness Day is a powerful tool to raise the profile of physical activity and the role it plays in increasing the health of our nation. By engaging people across the country we can help provide a pathway into continued involvement in physical activity.”

We know the benefits that regular exercise delivers include a healthier heart, increased wellbeing and a better quality of life. However, many of us find getting fit troubling, it becomes a challenge and it shouldn’t be – that is why National Fitness Day was started.