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National Fitness Day | Choose Your Challenge

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National Fitness Day, the Uk's largest physical activity celebration returns today, to raise awareness of the importance of a healthier and more active lifestyle.

Across the country, there'll be fitness activities cropping up in thousands of health clubs and leisure centres, from ‘plank offs’ to pilates, fitness classes to fast-paced challenges.

To support UK Active in their fitness quest, we have a number of challenges of our own planned at Village Gyms throughout the UK.

Our pick of the ones we think you won't want to miss...

09:00 Relay Cycle Challenge | Village Gym Ashton

Gather your own 3 person team to cycle a Tour De France stage, Bagneres-de-Luchon to Saint-Lary-Soulan, 64 KM.

09:00 Beat the Instructor | Village Gym Solihull

Challenge yourself against our instructor on the cutting-edge Skillrun for a 500m burst.

10:00 Test Your Fitness Military Style | Village Gym Ashton

How do you match up to military standard? You'll have two minutes to perform press ups, and two for sit ups. How many can you manage?

11:00 Beat the Instructor Pull up Challenge | Village Gym Ashton

If you can manage more pull-ups than our instructor Matt, you'll be rewarded with a prize!

12:00 Gym Triathlon Challenge | Village Gym Ashton

Can you handle our 1km Run, 2km Bike and 500m Row? Let's see how you do for time!

13:00 Walking Challenge | Village Gym Ashton

At a treadmill speed of 5km per hour, you must do 1 minute per gradient (starting at 5%), whoever can last and complete all the way to 18% wins!

10:30 Beat the Instructor  | Village Gym Bury

Take the Watt Bike Challenge with Ben. Can you beat the Spin Master at his own game?

12:00 Gym Triathlon Challenge with Andy | Village Gym Bury

Tackle a 500m Row, 2km Bike and 1km Run. Andy sets a time! Beat him to win a prize. Do you have what it takes?

17:00 Skillmill sprint Challenge with Omar | Village Gym Bury

Are you Usain Bolt in the making? Fastest recorded speed receives a prize!

All Day ‘Beat The Team’ challenge  | Village Gym Coventry

Take to the Skillmill and Spin bike and see if you can reach the fastest RPM of the day!

All Day MyZone Challenge | Village Gym Coventry

How many MEPs can you do in a day?

All Day Fitness Tests | Village Gym Maidstone

Take the fitness test... 1 minute of press ups, 1 minute of sit ups and 1.5 mile run for the best time!

All Day Health & Wellbeing Tests | Village Gym Watford

Test your health and wellbeing with our cutting-edge systems and the help of our experienced personal trainers.

All Day Gym HIIT Challenge | Village Gym Watford 

Take the HITT Challenge and receive a prize for the best time!

All Day Staff V Member Tug Of War | Village Gym Watford

Take on our team for a tug of war at 9.30am and 4.00pm

Whatever you plan to do to get active this National Fitness Day, we've plenty to keep you moving and motivated! Share your Fitness Day snaps with us on Facebook or Instagram

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