Health & Fitness Blog

This new blog will be updated by our health & fitness team here at Splash, providing you advice and guidance on healthy living

February 1, 2019

Plas Madoc Leisure Centre in Acrefair has announced that it will be refurbishing its large Gym facility, starting on Friday 1st Febuary.

The Gym will be repainted and have a new floor laid in preparation for all new CV equipment to arrive. The kit will be state of the art provided by Life Fitness and will provide users with the very best experience in fitness with access to large 21” touch screen monitors, providing access to N...

June 30, 2018


Say no to Yo Yo Diets

This is a big shout out to all the women who have ever been on a diet!!!

That empty feeling of hunger and restriction. Dieting can be a depressive lonely place to be sometimes. You have this urge to lose weight but the only way you are going to do it is by restricting yourself and all your fun seems to disappear.

Sound familiar?? Every woman I have ever known has been on a diet. We all share the depressin...

May 1, 2018

It's the weekend!! 

It's time to let loose!!

Are you one of those people that are great all week on their fat loss diet, then come the weekend you eat your body weight in ice cream!

You have smashed it all week. Stayed on track eating lots of fruit and veg, no alcohol, no chocolate, been to the gym and are feeling smoking..

Then boom! It's the weekend, lets go mental..Yes??

Then all the pounds come piling back on come Monday!

If so...

April 2, 2018

Group Exercise Classes.

As a Fitness Instructor, I can shout from the roof tops why I love Fitness Classes. I have been in the Fitness Industry for over 10 years and I love it.

As an instructor, sharing your evening with lots of amazing people is the best feeling. Seeing you all progress and working so hard is a great feeling. We are truly blessed to be able to share this with you.

Fitness Classes are the one place you can escape...

February 28, 2018

Feels good to Exercise.

We all have experienced that oh I can’t be bothered to go and exercise. Trying to come up with any excuse not to go. Dragging ourselves out the door. Literally making all sorts of stories up in your head to justify not going. Sound familiar??

However, once we have done our workout, whatever that may be. Don’t you just feel great? Don’t you wish you could just bottle that feeling and whip it out now and ag...

February 9, 2018

This year is your year! New Year New Me! I am going to be in the best shape of my life. New gym gear bought and ready for action, I am going to be super healthy and fit from this day forth!

This is a familiar and positive mindset for many people at January! But what about February?? This is generally when the motivation starts to dwindle!! Where has all this super enthusiasm gone?

Don’t beat yourself up!

Let me tell you why and g...

February 14, 2017

What are the benefits of functional training and what makes functional fitness training so good for you?

Visit almost any gym nowadays and you are likely to see more people using functional training techniques within their workouts. With so many different training styles it's sometimes hard to figure out which training style suits or is best for you.

Below are some huge benefits of functional training.

Movement Matters

Our bodies...

How you can improve resistance training massively!

Before we jump into this you must do one very important thing and leave your ego at the door because I’m going to cover some small changes to your training that will have huge benefits and make results come just that little quicker.

1. Lower the weight and increase the reps- lower the weight to something that you cancontrol and use prefect form with doing this will allow yo...

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