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Be Healthier: 6 Tips To Be Healthier This Summer

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Our guide to help you to make healthier decisions

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Women in leisure

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Read our blog about women in leisure for International Women's Day

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Benefits of doing a warm-up before exercise.

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Not sure why you should be doing a warm-up before sets? Read our handy guide!

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Why December is the best time to get fit and active!

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See our top 5 reasons for joining the gym in December!

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Healthy Food Choices: Protein Pancakes

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Food & Nutrition

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Why you don’t need a new year to make a new start, you just need a Monday

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Why Mondays are a great way to get stuck in to a new start!

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I'm In! Why you should swim for leisure, health, fitness or competition

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Find out more about how you can enjoy swimming and make it part of your workout

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Why is February the best time to start a new year's resolution?

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Find out why joining a gym near you, now, is even better than last month!

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Exercise For Progress Not Perfection

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Why progress is key and focussing on perfection isn't everything

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Is 2.5 hours exercise per week too much?

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Are current exercise guidelines unrealistic?

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£10k Milestone for Charity Fundraising

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Parkwood Leisure raises over £10k for Together for Short Lives

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Get active your way!

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It's National Fitness Day and time to get active your way

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How to make exercise a habit

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You may have read our blog post on why you should make a change to your lifestyle, but this week we’ll explain just how you do that.

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Should I work out with a friend?

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Are there benefits to a workout buddy? Read on to find out more..

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Why make a change?

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In order to see changes you need to make changes, find out reasons why...

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How do I stay motivated?

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Handy tips to maintain your fitness motivation.

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Why Weight?

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Find out the benefits of adding weights into your training

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6 reasons to hit the gym after work

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It's possibly the best remedy after a day at work! Find out why...

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Why should I plank?

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It's the ultimate core challenge. Find out how to do the perfect plank and how this will benefit your body.

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Am I Squatting Correctly?

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An easy guide to the perfect squat plus tips to increase difficulty

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5 great reasons to exercise in water

By Emma Price in Swim /Content/images/Aqua Aerobics 1_600x410.jpg

Find out why exercising in water is good for our minds as well as our bodies

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Don't Skip Your Warm Up!

By Roxanne Hatam-Tabrizi in Gym /Content/images/Yoga 1_600x410.jpg

Read just a few reasons why you should never skip a warm up.

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Greg Rusedski Proves a Hit at Opening of Portsmouth New Tennis Facilities

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Read about Portsmouth Tennis Centre's official launch

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Parkwood Leisure Teams Up with Triathlon England

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Read about Parkwood Leisure's Pioneering Training Pilot

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Don't Give Up!

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Tips for Sticking to Your New Year's Resolutions

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Goal Setting

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Making 2014 your year

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Post-Christmas Weight Loss

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Motivation to lose those extra Christmas pounds

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Reasons to Try Group Fitness

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Read some great reasons to try out group fitness classes

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Excuse Buster #3: ‘Exercising is boring’

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Read this guide to combating exercise boredom!

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Excuse Buster #2: ‘I’m too tired to exercise’

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Too tired to exercise? Read on to find out why we disagree!

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Parkwood Leisure Customers Fund Fresh Water Wells in India

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Read how Parkwood Leisure customers have helped developing communities in India

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Excuse Buster #1: ‘I don’t have time to exercise’

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Think you don't have time to exercise? Think again!

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6 Reasons to Choose the Gym This Winter

By Emma Price in Gym /Content/images/Tredmill Blog.jpg

Read our great reasons to choose the gym this winter

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Be Healthier: 6 Tips To Be Healthier This Summer

By Elaina W in Gym
/Content/images/65b3-Centre billboard 960x360.jpg

Our guide to help you to make healthier decisions

Read More

Women in leisure

By Elaina W in Operations
/Content/images/ae75-IWD-960x360-2018-3.jpg

Read our blog about women in leisure for International Women's Day

Read More

Benefits of doing a warm-up before exercise.

By Elaina W in Gym
/Content/images/5054-stretches2.PNG

Not sure why you should be doing a warm-up before sets? Read our handy guide!

Read More

Why December is the best time to get fit and active!

By Elaina in Gym
/Content/images/2015 Caludon Gym CV 620x365.jpg

See our top 5 reasons for joining the gym in December!

Read More

Healthy Food Choices: Protein Pancakes

By Elaina W in Food & Nutrition
https://www.leisurecentre.com/Content/images/blackberry.jpg

Food & Nutrition

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Why you don’t need a new year to make a new start, you just need a Monday

By expressions fitness in Food & Nutrition
/Content/images/gym class photo_920x550.jpg

Why Mondays are a great way to get stuck in to a new start!

Read More

I'm In! Why you should swim for leisure, health, fitness or competition

By I'm In! in Swim
/Content/images/I'minswimbanner.jpg

Find out more about how you can enjoy swimming and make it part of your workout

Read More

Why is February the best time to start a new year's resolution?

By February fitness in Gym
/Content/images/Abs Classes 1_600x410.jpg

Find out why joining a gym near you, now, is even better than last month!

Read More

Exercise For Progress Not Perfection

By Exercise For Progress Not Perfection! in Gym
/Content/images/blog-progress.jpg

Why progress is key and focussing on perfection isn't everything

Read More

Is 2.5 hours exercise per week too much?

By Fitness Team in Gym
/Content/images/blog-2.5toomuch.jpg

Are current exercise guidelines unrealistic?

Read More

£10k Milestone for Charity Fundraising

By Emma Price in Community
/Content/images/10K charity run_520x420.jpg

Parkwood Leisure raises over £10k for Together for Short Lives

Read More

Get active your way!

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/National Fitness Day.jpg

It's National Fitness Day and time to get active your way

Read More

How to make exercise a habit

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Habit_520x240.jpg

You may have read our blog post on why you should make a change to your lifestyle, but this week we’ll explain just how you do that.

Read More

Should I work out with a friend?

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Workout buddy 520x240.jpg

Are there benefits to a workout buddy? Read on to find out more..

Read More

Why make a change?

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Make Change _520x240.jpg

In order to see changes you need to make changes, find out reasons why...

Read More

How do I stay motivated?

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Motivational Blog Picture 520 x 240.jpg

Handy tips to maintain your fitness motivation.

Read More

Why Weight?

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Weight Training 520x240.jpg

Find out the benefits of adding weights into your training

Read More

6 reasons to hit the gym after work

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Hengrove Park Leisure Centre Gym Blog 520x240.jpg

It's possibly the best remedy after a day at work! Find out why...

Read More

Why should I plank?

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Plank 520x240.jpg

It's the ultimate core challenge. Find out how to do the perfect plank and how this will benefit your body.

Read More

Am I Squatting Correctly?

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Squat barbell 520x240.jpg

An easy guide to the perfect squat plus tips to increase difficulty

Read More

5 great reasons to exercise in water

By Emma Price in Swim
/Content/images/Aqua Aerobics 1_600x410.jpg

Find out why exercising in water is good for our minds as well as our bodies

Read More

Don't Skip Your Warm Up!

By Roxanne Hatam-Tabrizi in Gym
/Content/images/Yoga 1_600x410.jpg

Read just a few reasons why you should never skip a warm up.

Read More

Greg Rusedski Proves a Hit at Opening of Portsmouth New Tennis Facilities

By Tim Hunt in Sports
/Content/images/Greg Rusedski.jpg

Read about Portsmouth Tennis Centre's official launch

Read More

Parkwood Leisure Teams Up with Triathlon England

By Tim Hunt in Gym
/Content/images/Triathlon Blog Image.jpg

Read about Parkwood Leisure's Pioneering Training Pilot

Read More

Don't Give Up!

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Girl weight and apple (diet) shot_520x347.jpg

Tips for Sticking to Your New Year's Resolutions

Read More

Goal Setting

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Class weights_520x447.jpg

Making 2014 your year

Read More

Post-Christmas Weight Loss

By Emma Price in Food & Nutrition
/Content/files/Lose Weight after Christmas.jpg

Motivation to lose those extra Christmas pounds

Read More

Reasons to Try Group Fitness

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Reasons to try GF.jpg

Read some great reasons to try out group fitness classes

Read More

Excuse Buster #3: ‘Exercising is boring’

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Excuse Buster No.3.jpg

Read this guide to combating exercise boredom!

Read More

Excuse Buster #2: ‘I’m too tired to exercise’

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Relax Blog Post.jpg

Too tired to exercise? Read on to find out why we disagree!

Read More

Parkwood Leisure Customers Fund Fresh Water Wells in India

By Emma Price in Community
/Content/images/Drink Well PL.jpg

Read how Parkwood Leisure customers have helped developing communities in India

Read More

Excuse Buster #1: ‘I don’t have time to exercise’

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/excuse_buster_1.jpg

Think you don't have time to exercise? Think again!

Read More

6 Reasons to Choose the Gym This Winter

By Emma Price in Gym
/Content/images/Tredmill Blog.jpg

Read our great reasons to choose the gym this winter

Read More


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