Author Archives: Lucy Buckland

Share the feeling of wellness this Christmas

Give the gift of wellbeing this Christmas with one of our pampering presents. From stocking fillers to candles and gifts for under the tree, you’ll find the perfect present for everyone. Read on to see our selection of wellness-themed gifts… From stocking fillers to gifts for under the tree… Nothing beats the warmth and magic … Read more

Bring a friend

Christmas is for sharing with family and friends, so why not spend time getting active together too? From Monday 19th December until Sunday 1st January, we’re inviting members to bring a guest to an exercise class, free of charge. Booking is essential, and members must accompany their guest at all times. Guest spaces are subject … Read more

Don’t miss our limited edition membership offer

Kick off 2017 with health and wellbeing! Take advantage of our six month Winter Membership offer before the end of February 2017 and receive 1 free month of membership, plus a tailored Body4Life programme to help you reach your goals. We’re always adding new classes and membership benefits – read on to find out more! Our … Read more

Reasons to love the Isle of Wight this winter

Everybody loves Isle of Wight summers, but winter is our favourite time of year to explore the Island. After the summer crowds have left, those in the know escape to the West Wight for a peaceful getaway, far from the frantic pace of modern day life. Winter on the Island is all about walks on the … Read more

An interview with Martyn Bailey, our Head Tennis Coach

We’re excited to introduce you to our Head Tennis Coach, Martyn Bailey. Martyn is a level 4 LTA Senior Performance Coach with over 10 years coaching experience following a semi-professional playing career. Martyn is also a fully qualified Sports Performance Psychologist who has experience working with sports people from many different sports, including Tennis, Rugby, Golf Cycling … Read more

New online booking with Sykes Cottages

Over the past few weeks we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to bring a new and improved booking service to you. We’re excited to announce that we’re introducing online bookings at West Bay so that you can book wherever and whenever you like. And if you’d rather call, the phone lines are now open … Read more

Sirt juice is back!

This freshly made mega-juice is packed with kale, rocket, parsley, celery, lemon and apple. It’s the perfect pick-me-up after a tough session of Insanity, game of squash or yoga lesson. ‘Sirt foods’ have gained a reputation as  thanks to the The Sirtfood Diet book by nutritionists Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten. ‘Sirt foods’ are foods high in sirtuins, … Read more

Six stay fit tips for busy people

Here are our team’s top tips to stay fit, no matter how busy life gets! The power of intensity If you are short on time, be smart by doing activities that deliver maximum intensity in minimum time. Circuit training is an ideal way to achieve this because it provides a series of intense exercises with … Read more

New triathlon training with Stan!

Swim, spin and run your way to fitness with the Island’s first dedicated triathlon training course, run by triathlete and Iron Man competitor Stan Holloway. Stan is an ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach, a British Cycling Level 2 Cycling Coach and Personal Trainer. He has combined his extensive competing, coaching and teaching experience to create the … Read more

New PiYo Class

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates and the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga, with enough speed to create a dynamic, fat burning yet low impact workout perfect for any age or fitness level. PiYo isn’t like standard Pilates and Yoga classes that make you hold long, intense poses. Each class moves through a series … Read more