Alan Shearer opens Ireland's first Speedflex studio | Leisure Opportunities
Leaderboard
Leisure Opportunities

Leisure Opportunities

Job Search
see all jobs
Job opportunities
Total Swimming Academies
£19,000 - £23,000 plus bonus
Merseyside, United Kingdom
Derby City Council
Grade G £24,964 - £27,668 a year
Derby, United Kingdom
Swimming Nature
Competitive
Various, United Kingdom
Legoland Discovery Centre
Competitive
Boston, MA, United States
Everyone Active
Self-Employed
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Alan Shearer opens Ireland's first Speedflex studio

Job opportunities
Sandown Sports Club
£18,785 per annum
location:
Inspiring healthy lifestyles
£25,390 - £30,119 per annum
location: Selby, United Kingdom
Stevenage Leisure Limited
Competitive
location: Oakham, United Kingdom
more jobs

Former England football captain Alan Shearer has opened a 760sq ft (70.6sq m) Speedflex studio at The Health Club in The Kingsley Hotel in Cork, Ireland.

The studio, which is open to both members and hotel guests, is Speedflex's ninth.

Sessions are performed in a group with up to 16 participants in a studio environment, offering high intensity interval training (HIIT) that use hydraulic machine-based technology.

The machines allow users to perform traditional exercises, such as squats and shoulder press, that generate personalised resistance levels so every individual can train at their own level.

Suitable for all ages and abilities, the harder a person pushes the machine, the more resistance they face.

A typical session includes a combination of Speedflex machines and auxiliary stations. The combination provides an ever-changing exercise experience and delivers the benefits of HIIT, but does so with minimum risk of injury and reduced post-exercise pain.

During the session users receive live feedback through heart rate monitoring.

Shearer, who is a Speedflex director and ambassador, uses the training sessions three of four times a week.

Paul Ferris, Speedflex managing director, said: “We’re delighted to partner with The Health Club at The Kinsley Hotel to bring our unique training concept to Ireland. The Kingsley Hotel already has a great health club and spa offering and as such is the perfect choice for our launch in Ireland.

“Speedflex will bring something new to the members and encourage those who would otherwise not step into a gym to try something different.”

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Former England football captain Alan Shearer has opened a 760 sq ft (70.6sq m) Speedflex studio at The Health Club in The Kingsley Hotel in Cork, Ireland.
HAF
Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer is a Speedflex director and ambassador
More

News

Tech startup Neurable has taken virtual reality to the next level, creating computer interfaces for the brain to allow users to control the technology using ... Read more
The historic Grayshott Spa in Surrey has been acquired by Austria-based health and medical resort specialists the Lanserhof Group. The family-run Lanserhof, which owns spas ... Read more
A curatorial development fund worth £500,000 (US$645,000, €550,000) has been created to help already established curators of museums and galleries in the UK learn new ... Read more
The All England Club is pushing forward with its plans to cover the No. 1 Court at Wimbledon. The new, retractable roof will form part ... Read more
One of the biggest misconceptions made in the physical activity sector is that retired people cannot train hard. Writing in the latest issue of Health ... Read more
One of the UK's biggest destination spas, the Lifehouse Spa and Hotel in the village of Thorpe le Soken, Essex, has had expansion plans scuppered ... Read more
Focus Training
Focus Training
Table Tennis England’s public funding has been reinstated after the national governing body finally agreed to a package of reforms compliant with the government’s Code ... Read more
An increasing number of local authority-owned leisure centres are being upgraded with spa facilities, as operators embrace the emerging trend to provide members with wellness. ... Read more
Brentford Football Club has revised plans for its new stadium, with the capacity set to decrease from 20,000 seats to 17,250. The Championship team has ... Read more
The official reopening of the redeveloped Westway Sport & Fitness Centre in North Kensington has been used to help those affected by the Grenfell Tower ... Read more
Around 250,000 holidaymakers from China spent more than £1bn in the UK last year, marking the increased importance of the country to the UK’s tourism ... Read more
A new spa and hotel could be developed in the village of Chipping, in the Forest of Bowland. Kirk Mill, with its 11-acres (4.5-hectare) of ... Read more
Active IQ
Active IQ
The team behind family-run gym operator truGym has launched a 1,600sq ft (149sq m) HIIT (high-intensity interval training) boutique studio in Bromley, Kent, with plans ... Read more
Outdoor activities and budget gyms have possibly led to fewer people willing to use local leisure centres, according to the latest Health and Fitness Omnibus ... Read more
The Bannatyne Group has bought Virgin Active Humberston, with members and staff to transfer over at the end of the month. The acquisition is the ... Read more
1 - 15 of 36,642