Search

Gym celebrates 30th anniversary by posing fitness and health challenges

PUBLISHED: 17:04 14 June 2018 | UPDATED: 14:01 15 June 2018

Staff at Palms launch the challenge.
Picture: Potters Resort

Staff at Palms launch the challenge. Picture: Potters Resort

Archant

A health and fitness club has launched a 30 day challenge to help celebrate a landmark anniversary.

Palms Health and Fitness Club, based at Potters Resort at Hopton, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

Its has launched a Palms 30 Day Personal Challenge as part of the celebrations.

Members can join in by deciding their own challenge and letting the Palms team help them reach their personal goals to get fit and healthy.

Examples could be swimming 30 miles over 30 days, going to the gym three times a week or walking to the gym rather than taking the car.

Members can also count on the support of the 20-strong staff at Palms, who also have set up their own challenges, such as 3,000 push-ups over 30 days and 30 days of no alcohol.

As well as the challenge, Potters guests can get involved in the celebrations as there will be special 80s-themed exercise classes over the summer to celebrate the decade that the club first started.

Attendees have the option of dressing-up in their 80s clothes and legwarmers.

As a warm up to this, the club is using 80s music for some of its existing exercise classes from Friday, June 22 as well as hosting coffee and cake events.

Ian Hawes, Palms manager, said: “We wanted to include our members in our celebrations and help them in committing and completing their personal health and fitness goals.

“Everyone can support each other, and members who complete their personal challenge will also receive a special Palms 30 year sweatband.

“For some extra fun, and to get even more people involved, our fun aerobics 80s-themed class will include an epic soundtrack to the likes of Michael Jackson and will start on Thursdays in July.”

People are then being encouraged to track their 30 Day Challenge progress by sharing it with Palms on its social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter @palmshealth or Instagram @palmshealthandfitnessclub. They can also use #palms30 too.

For more information on Palms visit www.palms-health-club.co.uk

Other News

34 minutes ago

A man has been charged with being drunk and disorderly after he became aggressive towards ambulance staff who were trying to help him.

Shoppers will be going bananas over a sale at the Palmers Department Stores in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

A new seafront attraction which opened in Gorleston to much fanfare has been closed due to maintenance work less than a week since it was launched.

An independent business has promised to clean three war memorials for free to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Most Read

Monday, August 6, 2018

Searches are taking place for a 12-year-old boy who has gone missing from home.

Read more
Trafalgar College
Yesterday, 16:24

A police chase in a village saw two cars crash and five people suffer injuries.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:47

A newly married couple have recreated their first date on Great Yarmouth’s iconic Joyland snails.

Read more
Sainsbury
Mon, 10:18

For as long as anyone can remember, river crossings have regularly made Mercury headlines.

Read more
Mon, 12:56

An elderly man has been left shaken after he was attacked and robbed of his mobility scooter in Great Yarmouth at the weekend.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 18°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy