UK’s leading health club group launches challenging Cto get the UK Spartan-ed up
Inner Spartans get unleashed at David Lloyd Clubs
After a muddy, rewarding 2016 season David Lloyd Clubs are proud to be partnering with the world’s leading obstacle course race for a second year running, and to make sure that aspiring Spartans are in the SPARTAN classes. These bespoke classes, designed in partnership with Spartan, aim to build strength and improve agility and stamina – all skills needs to complete the demanding obstacle race - supporting training needs every step of the way, encouraging kids and adults to have fun and push them to achieve their best.
David Lloyd Clubs’ bespoke workouts are supporting participants’ with strength and endurance exercises, whether it’s a first time racer or they are a Spartan athlete. All the family are invited to join a team of Spartans and get fit for the challenge with obstacle them gym workout sessions. Classes are available for adults, 11-15 year olds and in selected clubs, all the family aged 8+ are invited to enjoy a fun session together, a unique way to up the ‘family time’ game.
David Lloyd Clubs are challenging members to ‘Spartan Up’ and take on this year’s obstacle course races at six inspirational British venues: Edinburgh, Kent, Windsor, Gloucestershire, Market Harborough. Reebok Spartan Race has three options: a 5km ‘sprint’, a 13km ‘super’ and a 20km ‘beast’ course, which each include a series of obstacles designed to test competitor’s mental and physical strength. Each Reebok Spartan Race includes a junior event (4 – 14 years of age), ranging from 0.75km to 2km in length, and featuring up to 14 obstacles to test the stamina of every youngster who thinks they’re ready for the challenge.
David Lloyd Clubs are offering a complimentary 14 day trial for any Spartan participants to try out the new SPARTAN SYNRGY class* or simply to train for their chosen race at their local club. Guests are asked to simply show proof of participation in a 2017 Spartan race and they will receive a warm welcome to train together to achieve their best. David Lloyd Club members are offered a 15% discount on their race entry.
Michelle Dand, Group Health & Fitness Manager for David Lloyd Clubs said “We are thrilled to be part of the revolution and be partnering with Spartan for a second year. Both the Synrgy Spartan training sessions and the races are a fantastic way to challenge friends and colleagues, or enjoy a fun day for all the family. Whatever your age, level or ambition, it’s a great way to spend a weekend. As well as encouraging our members to get involved and challenge themselves, we are pleased to welcome every Spartan participant into our clubs and explore our equipment and workouts designed to improve the much-needed strength and endurance for a great Spartan race”.
*class available in selected clubs only
About David Lloyd Leisure
The David Lloyd Leisure Group operates 83 clubs in the UK and a further 11 clubs across Europe, comprising David Lloyd Clubs, Harbour Clubs, plus the high street concept, David Lloyd Studios. It has approximately 486,000 members and employs over 7000 people. This includes an expert health and fitness team of over 2800, while it contracts the services of more than 400 tennis professionals and 2800 fitness instructors. Across all clubs, David Lloyd Leisure has over 155 swimming pools (of which half are indoor) and offers over 12,000 exercise classes per week. Every week 22,000 children learn to swim at David Lloyd Leisure and 13,200 learn to play tennis. Its racquets facilities are unparalleled with 870 tennis courts as well as 180 badminton courts and 140 squash courts. Additional facilities include health and beauty spas, club lounges with free internet access, crèches, nurseries and specialist sports shops.