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Looking to improve your health and fitness for 2019? Find your inspiration in Preston...

It's that time of year for New Year resolutions and burning off the mince pies. If you're looking to improve your health and fitness then Preston has plenty ways to help you embrace the New Year and the new you.

Leisure centre fitness

Preston boasts some fantastic leisure centres, providing top facilities to help you kick-start a healthy lifestyle and improve your fitness.

Better West View Leisure Centre

Better West View Leisure Centre is conveniently located near Preston city centre, easily accessible by car and public transport. The leisure centre has a variety of memberships to suit your lifestyle as well as top facilities to get you into the zone.

Gym

Better West View's fully equipped gym offers a range of fitness equipment to suit all kinds of abilities and workouts, featuring cardio and resistance equipment as well as a dedicated free weights area. You'll even find the leisure centre's fitness instructors available to help you put together a workout suited to you. For those looking for ladies only fitness, West View also have a dedicated ladies only area available during all opening times.

If fitness classes are more your thing, West View also host a range of classes to suit everyone. From Yoga and Pilates to Zumba and Group Cycling, there are plenty options to help you shape up for your New Year goals.

For more details visit Better West View Leisure Centre - Facilities.

Swimming

Enjoy some leisurely lengths or opt for a water workout class in West View's swimming pool. The six lane pool offers a great way to improve your health and fitness, with 25 metre lanes marked out for those who swim at different paces.

The leisure centre also covers a range of water workouts as well as activities and dedicated swimming nights. 

For more details visit Better West View Leisure Centre - Facilities.

Climbing

For a different way to improve your fitness, why not try your hand at climbing in West View Leisure Centre's 55-line climbing hall.

The hall includes a plywood top rope section, an overhanging lead wall, an accessible wall, a large bouldering area, and a bouldering cave. And, if you're new to climbing, West View also offer clubs and courses.

For more details see Better West View Leisure Centre - Climbing.Girl climbing on an indoor climbing wall. 

Better Fulwood Leisure Centre

Better Fulwood Leisure Centre is located in Preston's Fulwood area. The leisure centre has all you need to help improve your health and fitness as well as a variety of memberships to help you stick to your New Year resolutions.

Gym

Better Fulwood Leisure Centre's newly refurbished and extended gym is the perfect place for a workout. The gym boasts cardiovascular machines, resistance equipment, and dedicated stretching areas. The leisure centre's fitness instructors are also on hand to put together a workout suited to you.

Fulwood Leisure Centre is also home to two spacious studios for fitness classes. From Yoga and Pilates to Zumba and Boxfit, you'll find many different and creative ways to get fit for 2019.

Swimming

Fulwood Leisure Centre's swimming pool measures at 25 metres and features six lanes, suiting all kinds of paces. A great way to improve your health and fitness, you'll find a variety of swimming timetables or activities and water workout classes, guaranteed to suit your needs.

Preston's Gyms

Whatever you're looking for in a gym, you will be sure to find it in one of Preston's many choices.

Woman lifting weights.JD Gym

Located in Preston city centre, JD Gym is a stylish and state-of-the-art gym with over 250 machines and over 250 classes a month to get stuck into. The gym also boasts the added benefit of a bootcamp and boxing zone, a sprint track, friendly personal trainers, and a sauna to relax in.  

JD Gym Preston's January offer includes a half price joining fee and membership from £15.99.

For more details visit JD Gyms - Preston.

Pure Gym

Ideal for first-timers, Pure Gym offers a contract-free membership so you can come and go as you please. The gym is located on the outskirts of the city centre, standing out from the rest with its 24 hour access and top facilities. You'll also find a great selection of classes, courses, and personal trainers to lend you a helping hand.

Pure Gym Preston's January offer includes 50% off your first month.

For more details visit Pure Gym - Preston.

Total Fitness

Centrally located, yet easily accessible, Total Fitness has all you need to get into shape. The gym includes an indoor track, exercise classes, and a number of swimming pools to suit your needs. For those wanting to whip the whole family into shape, there are also a number of kid's classes and a family pool. Total Fitness also includes a ladies only gym so you can build your confidence and workout in privacy.

Total Fitness Preston's New Year offer includes January for free if you join by 18 January.

For more details visit Total Fitness - Preston.

DW Fitness

Situated near Preston Dock, DW Fitness features an extensive range of cardio and resistance equipment as well as free weights and exercise classes. The gym also boasts the added extra facilities, including a large indoor swimming pool, a spa pool, a cafe, and tanning sessions.

For more details visit DW Fitness - Preston.

Nuffield Health

Located at Preston Capitol Centre Retail Park, Nuffield Health is the place to go to improve your health and wellbeing. As well as top of the range equipment, the gym also features an extensive range of classes, a swimming pool and spa, free health MOTs, beauty treatments, junior activities, and a crèche.

Nuffield Health's New Year offer includes January for free if you join by 14 January.

For more details visit Nuffield Health - Preston.

Fit4Less

Fit4Less is located at Preston Capitol Centre Retail Park and offers a variety of memberships to suit your needs. The gym features cardio and resistance equipment as well as a free weights area, perfect for those looking for a fuss-free workout.

For more details visit Fit4Less - Preston.

Outdoor fitness

What better way to improve your health and fitness than exploring Preston's great outdoors.

Walking and cycling

If you're looking to get some fresh air into your lungs then Preston is the ideal place. Not only is the city surrounded by breath-taking Lancashire countryside, the city is also home to an ample selection of parks and gardens to walk, run, or cycle around.

The city is also home to the Guild Wheel - a 21 mile circular route. Whether you enjoy running, walking, or cycling, the Guild Wheel is the ideal way to get out and about.

For even more walking and cycling ideas see Outdoor and Adventure.

Ozone Military Fitness

If you need that helping hand to whip you into shape then Ozone Military Fitness could be just what you need. The bootcamp-style fitness classes run in Preston's Avenham & Miller Parks and help keep you motivated in both a fun and effective way.

For more details visit Ozone Military Fitness Preston.

Clubs and societies

It's not just Preston's extensive choice of gyms that can help you shape up for 2019. There are also a fantastic selection of clubs and societies within the city to get stuck into, both physically and mentally.

So, what are you waiting for? Pick up a new hobby for the New Year or take your current one to the next level.

For more details see Clubs and Societies.

Map addresses for Fitness in Preston 2019

  • West View Leisure Centre, Ribbleton Lane, Preston, PR1 5EP.
  • Fulwood Leisure Centre, Black Bull Lane, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9YA.
  • JD Gym Preston, Lime House, Market Street, PR1 2ES.
  • Pure Gym Preston, North Road Retail Park, North Road, PR1 1NQ.
  • Total Fitness Preston, Strand Road, PR1 8UY.
  • DW Sports Fitness, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ.
  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym, Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale, Preston, PR5 4AW.
  • Fit4Less Preston, Capitol Trade Park, Winery Lane, Walton-le-Dale, Preston, PR5 4BG.
  • Avenham and Miller Parks, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JT.