What's on June 2019
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It's such a great time of year and there is lots going on at Beechdown this month.
As always there is ample opportunity to socialise; Tonight we have a delicious Thai Food Buffet and tomorrow the Brasserie will stay open for Liverpool Vs Spurs in the Champions League Final.
Read on for all club news and details of how to earn a stylish Suunto Fitness watch worth £200!
Sunday 30th of June is Family Day. A must-attend event for all those with children! You simply have to join us for an afternoon of fun!
TECHNOGYM CARDIO CHALLENGE- PRIZES UP FOR GRABS!
This month we have decided to set a challenge on the Technogym equipment in the cardio room. You have the month to work on your best time for completing the challenges. You will be using the Skillmill, Skillrun and the Arm cycle performing a set distance and resistance level on each. There is a beginner, intermediate and advanced challenge so pick the one relevant to you and work on performing the challenge throughout the month. Check out the gym desk and the cardio room where the different challenges will be displayed along with the forms for you to track your time. At the end of the month we will draw out someone from each level and they will win a brand new stainless steel vacuum insulated water bottle.
Make sure you speak to an instructor if you need help on any of the equipment.
We have had lots of you booking in about getting fit for summer and have dedicated June to help you. We are adding a Summer Blast HIIT workout to your Advagym app from June 1st. If you still have not got the app we highly recommend you download the free app and create your account so you get to benefit from all the workouts on there as well as the ones we can add for you personally when you book an ADVAGYM programme.
The workouts available range from Legs Bums and Tums, to improving your pull ups, to beginner weights programmes. This is a fantastic way of monitoring your workouts, seeing what your strengths and weaknesses are and watching yourself improve......plus it does the counting for you so you'll never lose count again!
The system is constantly being updated with new features being added to the app all the time. See ADVAGYM HERE The ADVAGYM app can be downloaded for iPhone or android
NEW POWERPLATE - WIN A GOODY BAG
The new Powerplate has been well received. Thanks to all those that came to meet the powerplate master trainer. Lots of you have booked in for Powerplate Introductions and the lucky winners of the goody bags will be displayed on the gym desk!
Book in with the gym team to see how the Power Plate can help you and your fitness goals.
RIDE 30 CHALLENGE
What a great two months, we have seen over 50 of you spin your way to your free guest pass!! It has been so lovely to see some new faces in spin classes and some of you have loved trying out the virtual classes with Trip and Sprint being very popular. If you haven't tried spin yet give it a go, speak to an instructor if you require help with setting up the bikes. Those who completed the challenge will be left a guest pass at Reception from Monday 3rd June.
We'll announce the winners of the Mavic Spin Shoes from all those that entered live on Facebook.
See you in the Gym
Can you believe half the year has already gone. Having said that with Winter and Spring behind us this glorious time of the year is when we think about spending more time outside. There's no doubt about it a little bit of sunshine can make a world of difference to our mood. When it's dreary and dark we can feel depressed and lethargic; when it's a beautiful sunlit day/evening, we're happier and more energetic. This mood change isn't only our imagination. When sunlight enters the eye it stimulates neurons in the hypothalamus, a part of the brain that influences mood. These nerve impulses travel to the pineal gland, which regulates serotonin, the so-called feel-good hormone that linked to mood. When skin is exposed to the suns ultraviolet rays, a cholesterol compound in the skin, is transformed into a precursor of vitamin D. This fat-soluble vitamin is required for the absorption of calcium by the body-necessary for growth and protects against muscle weakness. We can link all of the above to our fitness too......more sunlight-better mood and energy to workout. More sunlight-more vitamin D for muscle growth, strength and repair after a workout. We already know that regular exercise is one of the most effective ways to improve mental health as it can have a profound positive impact on depression and anxiety. Exercise relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, without forgetting added weight loss. So you can see getting outside in the sunlight for your workout is like a double shot of espresso.
XTRAIN MOVES OUTSIDE FOR THE SUMMER
With this in mind Dave will be taking you outside for your XTrain class through the summer months. If you've not tried this class before XTrain is a fantastic Interval Training Circuit class where you can set the bar. From Tabata Training (HIIT) to Traditional Circuits. Body Weight to Free Weights. Cardio to a Strength and Endurance training, you'll never be bored.......nor will your body! Mix this up with natural "Sunlight" and you've got a class to be reckoned with. Be warned........this class will seriously change your shape and fitness!!!! Tuesdays at 6.15pm.
FREE CLASS PASS - AQUA IS CLASS OF THE MONTH
Talking about warmer weather, there's nothing like a dip in the pool to cool you down after a hot day in the office. So why not try your workout in refreshing, cooling water. Aqua Fit will tick all the boxes. As well as gentling increasing your pulse and breathing rate, which is good for cardiovascular health, the water gently massages and cools giving you a feeling of weightlessness and wellbeing. The resistance of the water means you can pull and push against it to strengthen and tone all the muscles of the body and as the water supports you this will reduce the risk of muscle and joint injury. By the same token if you have any problems with joints, this class is a must for you as the buoyancy of the water will take the impact away from the problem joints and allow a bigger range of movement than in a land-based class. We'd like you to enjoy all these benefits of our Aqua Fit classes so for the month of June we will be inviting you to bring a non-member guest on Monday's 7.30pm class with Olga or Wednesday's 7pm class with Lisa. Please collect a Class Pass from Reception. The pass allows a friends to join the class only.
Finally, a little quote for you to think about: "I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as summer sunshine by staying in the house!"
See you in the studio
May has flown by! We have had a fun filled month with some lovely weather! The Kidz Festival within the beer festival was busy and all children had a great time. We had a western theme running throughout with some amazing cowboy and girl dress up!
Well done to Harry, Jack, Olivia and Eloise who won prizes! We had a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, line dancing with Jo and a very funny magician! The Half term has been very busy with lots of different games and activities! We have had some budding little artists designing rubix cubes, sand art to planting and decorating pots!
We have lots more fun in store for June!
We have a disco Friday night 17:30-18:30, superhero-themed! There will be a prize for best dressed! Come along for dancing and games!
CLUBBERCISE now for age 7+
Clubbercise is a fantastic, high energy dance workout with disco lights, flashing glow sticks and fab tunes!
Taught by Jo Harris in the studio. This is a weekly session, every Friday 17:00 - 17:45, just turn up! We are opening this up for age 7+ years now.
We have a disco Friday night 17:30-18:30, superhero themed! There will be a prize for best dressed! Come along for dancing and games!
SLIP, SLOP, SLAP - SUNNY DAYS AHEAD!
As the warmer weather is arising please provide hats, sun cream, water bottles and appropriate clothing as we do take the children outdoors in all weathers.
We are running an offer of 5 voucher sheets of 10 for £275, a saving of £25! This will commence the week of 3rd June.
PICK UP A CHILDREN'S TIMETABLE AT RECEPTION
Family spin is a fantastic class ran by the fitness coach Chantelle. A parent and any child 8+ over 1.4m are welcome to join, riding a bike for fitness to music is a great way to workout with your children! Every Tuesday 16:30 - 17:00,bookable.
BORN TO MOVE CLASSES We have successfully launched a new virtual programme for the children!
Lots of children have enjoyed the Monday classes in the virtual studio, including aerobics, dance, yoga with an added theme each week. Weekly 16:30 - 17:00, age 3-5 years 17:15 - 17:45, age 6 - 8 years. No need to book, just turn up with energy!
NEW KIDZ RACKETBALL COACHING
The new racketball on Tuesday has been popular and so there's a slight tweak to the age groups for June. Meet at the Squash Courts
Tuesday 4-4.45 for ages 5 and 6 years old
Tuesday 4.45-5.30 for ages 7+
FAMILY DAY SUNDAY JUNE 30TH!
We have family day coming up on Sunday 30th June!
This will be a huge event for all members with children! There will be lots of children activities and entertainment throughout the afternoon.
Parents can relax whilst the children are burning off energy! We are determined to make this the best Family Day ever! As well as the normal sport, games, crafts and inflatables we will also have mini-golf and pony rides and lots more!
If you have other plans, cancel them now!
More details will go in the Kidz board in the next few days.
TENNIS DOUBLES CLUB CLOSED CHAMPIONSHIP
Tom is running men's, ladies and mixed doubles club closed champs. This will take place over the weekend of sat 22nd and Sun 23rd June you will need to be around for most of the weekend. All you need to do is find a partner and sign up via tennis board. Any questions speak to Tom or Email Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org prizes for winners
WIMBLEDON WHITES ADULT FUN TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Wimbledon White's tournament this is for all levels of players. Prizes for best dressed and overall winners. Sign up on tennis board.
PARENT & CHILD TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Parent and child tennis tournament prizes for all that enter. Sat 15th June 2-3.30pm. Sign up on the kids board.
A note to all tennis members as we are heading into the busy period as the weather is getting better. A reminder from Tom that players cannot do double coaching sessions as that's not fair on other members.
If anyone needs an assessment to decide which group they should be in contact Tom at email@example.com
FREE RACKET SPORT ASSESSMENT
If you are looking to get into a racket sport this summer get a 20 minute assessment to get you kick-started. Email Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange and he can guide you to right group and find you people to play.
ADULT RACKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Adults racketball tournament for all levels and people looking for some fun and competitive matches. Sunday 16th 3-5pm Sign up on squash and racketball board.
THAI NIGHT - TONIGHT!!
To introduce our new Thai Chef Daranee, tonight we will be hosting a Thai Buffet Night! Daranee comes from Chiang Rai, 500 miles North of Bangkok where she ran her own restaurant for nine years before coming to the UK. The buffet menu includes Thai chicken with cashew nuts, Stir fried sweet and sour pork, Pad chilli with Thai holy basil, Pad Thai (vegetarian) and Chu chee pla (fish in red curry), PLUS coconut rice, egg noodles and steamed jasmine rice. You can try all of the dishes for only £10.95 a plate.
Thai Menu from 6pm. Normal Kids menu available through until 7pm
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL - THIS SATURDAY AT 8PM
The Champions League Semi-final couldn't have been more exciting and consequently now see's two English Premiership Football teams, Liverpool and Spurs in the final!! Because of this we will be staying open late especially for the match that kicks off at 8pm. We've got a special menu on for you to enjoy before or during the game available 6pm - 9.30pm including, Curried Chicken Mo Salah, Deli Chilli Nachos, Left & Right Wingers (chicken wings), Son Fries and Cheesy Firmino Fries. Members are welcome to sign in guests to the Brasserie for the match free of charge. We've also got our ongoing guess the first goal competition, with the chance to WIN up to £180! You must simply guess the team that will score first and what minute the goal will be scored. Every guess costs a £1. After the first goal, if the minute and team you selected corresponds with any subsequent goals, you will also win a free pint during the match! All rules of the game are currently displayed in the Brasserie.
NEW ICED FRAPPUCINO
Cool down this Summer with the introduction of our new Iced Frappucino. With two shots of espresso, a hint of vanilla and deliciously frothy milk it's the perfect start to a Summers day.
UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE - ENGLAND Vs NETHERLANDS
Can England finally win something? Lets hope so after last summer's encouraging World Cup! England face the Netherlands in the semi-final on Thursday 6th of June KO at 7.45pm. Join us in the Brasserie for the action. Those in a positive mood should also plan for a Final on Sunday the 9th at 7.45pm.If England make the final the Brasserie will stay open for the game!
NEW THERAPIST ANNIE! 20% OFF OFFER
We are pleased to welcome Annie to our team this Month. Annie has over 7 years experience in all areas of beauty therapy with particular talent in gel nails. Annie will be working various shifts including every Saturday. She is very much looking forward to meeting you all. Appointments with Annie can be made from 15th June. Book with Annie from 15th June and receive 20% off until the end of the Month!
EARN A £200 FITNESS WATCH
We know many of you love Beechdown and have friends that you think would enjoy being a member of the Club. This month we've teamed up with PRECOR and have some amazing rewards on offer for anyone that recommends a friend who then joins.
Top reward is fitness Tracking Sunnto 3 watch. Earn a watch by referring a new joint membership to join. Lots of colours on offer to suit your style!
If you refer a single friend to take out a membership then you will have a great choice of Salomon Running Shoes, an Arctery'x Back Pack, or a Wilson Tennis Racket!
For further details and terms and condition please ask at Reception. This is a June only offer so be quick! Your friends must state that you recommended them when they complete their membership paperwork.
If you have any feedback please do feel free to see me at the club or email me.