Health Packages at Palms

At Palms we provide professional fitness and health checks which are designed to give you a range of important information, all carried out by fully trained instructors.

Fitness testing is an important tool to keep you informed on your progress with your fitness goals. Ideally before starting or changing a gym programme, a fitness test should be performed. This will give you a base measurement so you can gauge your progress and will enable you and your instructor to make appropriate changes to get the best out of your time in the gym and pool.

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12 days of Christmas at Palms!

Everyone knows the traditional 12 days of Christmas… So here is your 12 days of Christmas at Palms to follow everyday starting from Christmas Day!

On the 1st day, you will complete the first exercise. On the 2nd day you will complete the 1st and 2nd exercise, up until the 12th day where you will complete a full circuit of 12 exercises! Sound good? Here we go then!

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Christmas Fitness!

Health and fitness sure isn’t at the top of everyone’s Christmas list. The festive period can be extremely busy and a time where many people are indulging so we often hear:

“I always overdo the eating and drinking around the festive period”

“I have so many indulgent Christmas parties and events”

“I am far too busy with the preparations for Christmas”

“New year, new me – I will start up my routine again in January”



This doesn’t have to be the case. You can still enjoy all of the luxuries over Christmas without feeling too guilty and side tracking completely from your routine and here are a few things that might help you…

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Top tips for staying motivated during winter

It’s funny isn’t it? During the summer, everyone has the drive and dedication to stay focussed on their fitness regime, however in winter the excuses creep in… Too often you’ll hear things like “it’s too hard to get out of bed on those cold, dark mornings”, so we’ve created 10 top tips to help you stay motivated through the next three or four icy cold winter months!

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Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

Now the clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in. We lay there in the mornings for an extra half an hour not wanting to move from the warmth and comfort of our beds, and then we then rush out of the door without a decent breakfast. A lot of people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and they’re right… there really are so many reasons why we should make breakfast a priority.

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Why would you need a personal trainer?

Why would you need a personal trainer?

A personal trainer ensures clients are performing exercises correctly and efficiently. They are there to correct your form and technique, to be able to promote your training and to prevent an injury (if your form is not correct, you are at an increased risk of injury).  In order to maximise your results you need to be training the correct way and if you’re not sure if you are, maybe a personal trainer would be beneficial to you.

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