8 places to get fit in Buckinghamshire

PUBLISHED: 15:33 07 January 2015 | UPDATED: 15:33 07 January 2015

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Whether gracefully stretching in the pool, or joining in a Zumba class, there’s something for people of all ages here in Buckinghamshire

Despite your best intentions has seasonal over indulgence left you with a New Year’s resolution to get back into shape? Perhaps muscle tone is your target, or an improved fitness level? Whatever your motivation Buckinghamshire has a wholesome mix of sports clubs and health centres across the county and here is our pick of the some of the best, along with some tempting discounts.

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Halton Health and Fitness

At Halton Health and Fitness Club a spacious gym and state of the art equipment is complemented by a welcoming atmosphere. There is no reason to feel intimidated here for the emphasis is on enjoying exercise in a relaxing environment where friendly staff help everyone, from beginners to seasoned fitness enthusiasts. Personal trainers are available, too.

Halton Tennis Centre, Chestnut End, Chestnut Avenue, Halton, HP22 5PD, tel: 01296 623453

www.haltontennis.co.uk

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Revival

Flexibility is at the core of this Buckingham health club. And not only physical suppleness. Its weekday opening times (7am to 10pm) make it readily accessible and there are a range of membership options, too. So whether you wish to tone up using their advanced gym equipment, gently unwind in a sauna or work out in a heated swimming pool, Revival will meet your needs. Specialist advice such as weight loss guidance is also on hand, and why not take advantage of a free personal fitness plan?

Best Western Hotel, A421 Ring Road South, Buckingham, MK18 1RY, tel: 01280 825440

www.revivalbuckingham.co.uk

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Bannatyne Health Club

A healthy lifestyle that encompasses pampering forms the ethos behind one of the country’s most successful Health Club groups. With modern premises and an impressive selection of gym equipment this centrally located Club boasts classes ranging from line dancing to bodycombat, and kick boxing to step. As you might expect from a company connected to a Dragon’s Den veteran, customer expectations are paramount hence the air conditioned changing rooms and private cubicles. A café bar and shop complete the experience.

488 Midsummer Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 2EA, tel: 0844 248 3778

www.bannatyne.co.uk

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Risborough Springs

Whether your preference is exercising on land or in water, the choice is yours at Risborough Springs. Several Aqua Fit sessions (day time and evening) run during the week along with aerobics and circuit training in the gym. Meanwhile a varied selection of classes such as yoga, Pilates and body conditioning, are held in the neighbouring Community Centre. Membership includes gym or swim only options while families and students benefit from special rates at this community amenity which is ideally situated within the town.

Wades Park, Stratton Road, Princes Risborough, HP27 9AX, tel: 01844 274 200

www.placesforpeopleleisure.org

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The Marlow Club

At The Marlow Club you will not only benefit from the sort top notch facilities expected at such a prestigious club, there is also a unique Inside/Out Zone, a partially covered training area where fitness classes, free to members, utilise the environment. An experienced training team is on hand while members follow their prescribed programmes.

Globe Park, Fieldhouse Lane, Marlow, SL7 1LU, tel: 01628 475709

www.themarlowclub.co.uk

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Chesham Leisure Centre

If motivation is one of the toughest challenges you face, personal trainers can help you achieve your fitness goals. The dance studio caters for Zumba, aerobics and Pilates fans but there’s also racket sports and volleyball for anyone preferring team activities. Within the gym is a dedicated Spinning Studio while Body Pumping, Circuits and Tai Chi form part of the regular weekly programme and keen swimmers can take advantage of a 25m pool. Monthly or annual memberships are available at this Centre which is located behind Chesham Grammar School.

White Hill, Chesham HP5 1BB, tel: 01494 791779

www.chiltern.gov.uk/cheshamleisurecentre

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Fitness First

The choice of classes at Fitness First could well leave you gasping for breath. Yet whatever you are trying to accomplish this club will find an innovative way to improve your fitness. Why not try Body Attack, Core or Body Balance, for instance? There again, you could opt for Yoga, Street Dancing or Ballroom. Whether it’s one to one training you’re after or group exercise, Dynamic Movement Training and Freestyle experts will work with you to improve the fitness balance in your life.

Gateway House, High Wycombe Retail Park, London Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1FY, tel: 0844 5712875

www.fitnessfirst.co.uk

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The Gym - Breeze2

No matter your age or ability, Breeze2 is a Health and Fitness Club where an encouraging and warm welcome is guaranteed. Membership includes access to a number of classes such as Step, Pilates, Yoga and Aerobics and personal instructors can provide a personal programme planned specifically for you along with ongoing assessments. At just £40 per month and open seven days a week, membership is excellent value and includes access to The Memorial Centre Mulberry Bar.

The Memorial Centre, 8 East Common, Gerrards Cross, SL9 7AD, tel: 01753 883759

www.gxca.org.uk

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