Sport, parks and leisure - Virgin Active: Virgin Active’s new class really packs a punch
21 Jan 2018 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Product news

21 Aug 2017

Virgin Active’s new class really packs a punch

Supplier: Virgin Active
More Virgin Active details


Virgin Active’s new class really packs a punch

Punch is a new class exclusive to Virgin Active's Barbican club in London
Virgin Active’s Barbican health club has introduced a new class to its line up.

Punch is an all over body boxing workout designed to train speed, core and power, using a combination of six basic boxing punches.

The class begins with a four-minute warm up and consists of 12 rounds of increasing difficulty.

Rounds 1-4 are called amateur rounds. The rounds are two minutes long and designed to ease participants into the class.

Rounds 5 - 10, known as the professional rounds, offer a series of more complex challenges utilising the same punches used in the previous rounds.

Round 11, the knockout round, focuses on speed. Participants work in pairs to motivate each other whilst working at a punch bag.

The final round, Round 12, focuses on ab training and is designed to strengthen the core and improve balance.

The class ends with a four-minute cool down.

Punch is currently exclusive to the Barbican club with future plans to roll it out nationwide.


Supplier: Virgin Active
Central Milton Keynes UK
At Virgin Active we are passionate about exercise and wellness. That is why we offer world-class facilities that include state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment, toning circuits, free weights, swimming pools, indoor cycling studios, aerobic studios, and junior care facilities.

Web: www.virginactive.co.uk
More Virgin Active details

Product news
Technogym appointed official fitness equipment supplier for Pyeongchange 2018 Winter Olympics   19 Jan 2018

Technogym appointed official fitness equipment supplier for Pyeongchange 2018 Winter Olympics

Technogym has been named as official fitness equipment supplier for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. This is the seventh Olympic appointment for the company.

Physical Company's new Surge Storm takes hydro-inertia training to the next level   16 Jan 2018

Physical Company's new Surge Storm takes hydro-inertia training to the next level

Physical Company has launched the Surge Storm hydro-inertia training system, an updated version of its Surge system.

Black Box VR scoops CES award for gym eSport innovation   08 Jan 2018

Black Box VR scoops CES award for gym eSport innovation

Virtual reality fitness brand Black Box VR has been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honouree for its resistance-based gym technology.

H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range   05 Jan 2018

H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range

Global retailer H&M has released a range of sustainable activewear for women.

eGym nets €25m for research and development   04 Jan 2018

eGym nets €25m for research and development

Fitness kit and software supplier eGym will receive up to €25m (US$30m, £22.2m) in financing to support its R&D and engineering.

Technogym launches 2018 edition of 'Let's Move for a Better World' campaign   02 Jan 2018

Technogym launches 2018 edition of 'Let's Move for a Better World' campaign

Technogym has announced the 2018 edition of its global ‘Let’s Move for a Better World’ campaign.

Technogym expands Skill line with new launch   18 Dec 2017

Technogym expands Skill line with new launch

Technogym has launched the SkillRun, a new treadmill that combines both cardio and power training in a single solution.

Apple GymKit makes European debut at Virgin Active gyms   14 Dec 2017

Apple GymKit makes European debut at Virgin Active gyms

Virgin Active has become the first fitness operator in Europe to introduce Apple GymKit- enabled cardio equipment.

Company profile


TVS Group

The company was established in 2009 as a specialist supplier of noise and vibration solutions.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

The more effective kind of impact sound insulation

The more effective kind of impact sound insulation

The function of the flooring in regard to protecting the building fabric is very important in fitness centres. More>>




in this issue

• English clubs dominate football index
• Fiit to disrupt with £2.4m seed funding
• Mandarin Oriental plans Mayfair hotel



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Host
Location: Winchester
Company: energie group
Swimming Instructor Level 1
Location: Leighton Buzzard
Company: energie group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




23-25 Jan 2018

BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME)

Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom



Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1
Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Gymtopia: Angels’ advocate
Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls More>>
  Regeneration: High ideals
In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2015 issue 1

Leisure Management
2015 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Fitness: Wild fitness
A look at the new breed of animalinspired workout classes taking the fitness industry by storm More>>
  Trends: Breaking the mould
Consumer behaviour is increasingly unpredictable. We look at how canny businesses are responding More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd