Blogs

Training like a pro

Work hard, play hard!

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Places Pointer: Gut Health

Getting to grips with the gut

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Swimming for physical health

The physical benefits of swimming

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Pre-school activities

What we have to offer

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Places Pointer: Improving your NEAT

Small changes, big results

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Places Pointer: Sleep Hygiene

The importance of sleep hygiene and how to improve it!

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Meet Tara

One of our resident swimming gurus!

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Cool off together with a family swim!

Fun for all the family

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Places Pointer: Journaling

Why journaling is more powerful than you might think

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Meet the Lido Ladies

Two ladies embracing outdoor swimming

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Places Pointer: 3 benefits of breathing exercises

Take a deep breath

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Why you should try tennis

Exploring the health benefits of tennis

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Women in Sport

Inspiring the next generation

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Lane Swimming

What is it? Who can do it? And, why you should give it a go!

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Places Pointer: Reducing friction

What's slowing you down?

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Just Swim with Places Leisure

Swim with us!

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Exercise and Mental Health

The benefits of exercise...

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Stress and how to manage it

We've got you!

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The importance of standing

Why is standing so crucial?

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Clip n' Climb at Places Leisure

Combine fitness with fun!

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February drop-off – Our top tips to stay motivated

It can be hard keeping up that initial fitness burst

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Training for a marathon

Our top tips on creating your marathon training plan

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Obesity and exercise

We mark National Obesity Awareness Week in our latest blog

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Setting SMART New Year's resolutions

Kick off 2022 in the best way by thinking about your goals

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The more, the merrier!

Read about the benefits of working out with friends

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Be active together and make fitness a family pursuit!

Four free juniors on Premium adult memberships

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Nurturing your mental health

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Hit the reset button!

Try something new.

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The importance of swimming lessons in drowning prevention

It's Drowning Prevention Week from 19th – 26th June 2021. Hear from our students and teachers on the value of swimming lessons

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Make us your staycation destination!

Have a brilliant summer with Places Leisure! Learn about what's going on at our centres and make the most of your staycation

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International Learn to Swim Week 2021

It's never too late to learn to swim!

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Swimming pool water inactivates COVID-19 in 30 seconds

Places Leisure takes part in major study

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Synergy Dance

Inclusive workouts for all ages and abilities

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More than gymnastics

Gymnastics has a whole host of benefits, both physical and emotional

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Fitness fun with FunkFit!

Find out more about our new partnership with the funk-focused workout class

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Build the fitness habit!

6 ways to make your fitness habits stick

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Thinking about swimming lessons?

Everything you need to know

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Exercise is the best medicine

Get active to protect your mental and physical health

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Top tips to boost your immune system

Stay well!

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How to get better at running

5 top tips for more enjoyable runs

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Who's for unlimited exercise?

Find out what the new Government guidelines mean for you

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Stay active and mobile at home

Activities for those 70+ or with health conditions

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Immune system boosting foods

Superfoods = super you!

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Why the scales can lie

Get out of the numbers game!

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Health and Fitness apps

Our top picks for 2020!

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Kick start your fitness journey in 2020

Top tips from presenter Emma Willis!

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Swim Myths

Have you been misinformed all these years?

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Get ready for party season!

Our women's guide to getting your pre-party pump on

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Take on the winter blues!

Look after your mental health

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Diabetes and exercise

Get active, your way!

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Guest Blog - EMD UK

5 reasons why group exercise is getting the nation active

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Indoor group cycling classes

10 reasons why you should try!

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Never learnt to swim?

Top tips from Zoggs!

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Stuck in a swim stage?

Swim practice with Zoggs!

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Working out on the go

Get fit in no time!

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Everyone should learn to swim!

Why you say?

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Benefits to learning a new sport

Challenge yourself!

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Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs

What is actually good for you!?

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Is 30 minutes enough?

Find time for the perfect workout!

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Modern Day Exercise

How much should you do weekly?

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Cardio v Weights

The benefits and the drawbacks

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New Year's Resolutions

How do you stick to them?!

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Get pumped!

Why weights work wonders for women

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Places Pointer: Beating the winter blues

Top tips for taking some you time

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Personal training 101

Smash your goals with a personal trainer

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