Why is learning to swim important for your child?

How well can your child swim? You may think the answer to this is a given. They’re learning to swim with their school after all.

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Kids should be encouraged to be confident swimmers

From 23rd to 29th April 2018, pools, public bodies and parents across the UK celebrated Water Safety Week. It was a week that hinged on a hugely important topic – drowning.

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Christmas fitness! Follow this advent calendar workout

We all know that during the festive season fitness seems to fall by the wayside, with ‘exercise’ consisting of getting up from the sofa for another mince pie or performing some dodgy dance moves at the work’s Christmas do. But exercise is important, not just for our long-term health but also for our overall wellbeing. So put down your chocolate advent calendar this year and complete our Christmas workout instead!

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5 ways to show yourself some love this valentines day

To many, Valentine’s Day is one of the most emotionally tumultuous days of the year. Ironically, this popular occasion designed to celebrate blissful, deep affection, is as much loved as it is loathed - more often than not as a consequence of your current romantic state of affairs (we’re no stranger to a Galentine’s Day either!).

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Could you be in need of a personal trainer?

Everyone begins their fitness journey with goals in mind, be it to lose weight, bulk up or generally get fitter. If we’re serious about achieving these, the likelihood is that at some point we’ll question whether it’s worth investing in a personal trainer.

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Hybrid sport footgolf takes the world by storm

These days, it seems we like to take innovation, wrap it more innovation and then sprinkle it with further innovation to create fusions of innovations on a whole new scale of untold innovation – phew, that’s a lot of innovation!

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Should you be keeping your kids moving over summer?

Kids just love to move around, especially after spending hours sat down at school. Or at least…they used to.

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5 healthy recipes to build muscle tone

Building muscle tone isn’t just about exercising - it’s equally important to ensure you are giving your body the correct foods. This means eating protein-rich meals that provide you with enough energy for the next workout. We’ve put together five recipes that are fantastic quick fixes but can also make delicious meals at any point in the day. These can be easily tailored for vegetarians or altered to your own tastes.

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Marathoners – are you pushing yourself hard enough?

You’re nineteen miles in. The end is devastatingly near. Mind over matter you order yourself. But it’s no good. Your legs feel like lead. You may as well be trudging through quicksand. Defeated, you concede. You’ve hit the wall.

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Handy hints for runners of all abilities

For the majority, running provides a much-needed respite from everyday life – a chance to plug in some music, block out external stresses, and enjoy the beauty of nature. It’s a fantastic way to keep your weight in check whilst maintaining the health of your vital organs, and best of all - it’s free!

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6 weight loss myths worth ignoring

Few of us are strangers to the myriad of questionable fad diets, pills and fast fixes found across the fitness market. But in a world packed full of contradictory nutrition and fitness advice, it’s important to separate fact from fiction. When it comes to weight loss, you need to be sure you’re putting the right foot forward – and you can start by discrediting the following:

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How to plan a diet – and stick to it!

When was the last time you whole-heartedly took on a diet, only to be ridiculed for succumbing to your desire for a greasy fry up?

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Boditrax

Boditrax is the health and fitness technology taking the leisure industry by storm. If you’re not a part of it yet, here’s why you’re missing out.

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Impulse Leisure and the community

Quality of life is paramount to our daily operations. Whether we are providing recreation through our Golf Course and various entertainment halls, or providing the facilities in our Leisure Centres that keep people on the move, our mission remains the same - to create active & healthy communities.

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Memberships at Impulse Leisure

At Impulse Leisure, your wellbeing is our priority. That’s why our memberships are tailored to suit all lifestyles, income levels, planned frequency and time of use. With a highly skilled fitness team behind you every step of the way, we want to help you put your best foot forward in order to come away with the results you’re looking for.

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Employment at Impulse Leisure

Founded as a significant local social enterprise, we make it our responsibility to support the communities in which we’re based in as many ways as we can. One of the principal ways we do this is by providing new and innovative employment opportunities.

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