As an overview to what’s out there in UK fitness clubs, you’ll come across a mass of various centres which claim to be able to get you into your ideal shape. Let’s face it, there’s hundreds of them out there, so it’s difficult to know where to start. Some are more suited to people looking to bulk up, whilst others are for those with a desire to trim down and tone in any problem areas. Rather than sifting through them all yourself, here’s the UK’s top fitness clubs and what they all offer.
- LA Fitness. Born out of California (as if you didn’t already guess), LA Fitness are a global chain of health clubs which have a wide coverage in the US, Canada and the UK. They run lots of fitness classes, as well as having the bulky equipment you’d expect of a company as large as they are. For the popular choice, they do the job.
- Fitness First. Another well-known brand, Fitness First are also very much up on what’s trendy in the industry. They’re continually looking out for the most modern equipment and training techniques, so are sure to keep ahead of the curve.
- David Lloyd. Established by the famous Tennis player, David Lloyd have become a favourite of those with sports in-mind for their fitness regimes. Although that might be the case, everyone and anyone’s suited to join and will be able to find functions which match their needs.
- Total Fitness. One of Northern England’s more popular fitness chains is soon becoming one of the UK’s. The all-round company match their name; they’re versatile and will be able to provide customers with programmes made to match bodybuilders as much as they will mums who want to tone up a little.
- Virgin Active. Rising in the ranks, thanks to the purchase of a competitor, Virgin Active are a striking fitness chain which boast similar claims to the other diverse companies. They have the means to accommodate most and are up-to-date with the latest equipment, but it doesn’t mean they compromise of specific classes.