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DLL: Teenage classes to be 'major 2012 trend'

The provision of sports and fitness activities for teeenagers will be a "major trend" in 2012, according to health and racquet club operator David Lloyd Leisure (DLL).

Exercise classes for young people aged between 11- and 17-years-old, including zumba and boxercise, will be a "significant area of growth", along with teen swimming and tennis.

It is among a number of fitness trends identified by DLL for 2012, which also include group personal training; PT 'express' workouts; padel tennis; and health products.

To capitalise on the expected increase in provision for young people, DLL has now launched Fitness Into Teens (FIT) for its members aged 11-years-old or older.

FIT will feature multi-aquatics, to help 11-to-14-year-olds attain swimming qualifications and benefit from other water-based activities, as well as gym group exercise and fast track tennis.

DLL head of family and programming Sarah Hobbs said: "Research has shown that many children abandon regular exercise and sports activities when they reach their teens.

"It is important that teenagers are offered programmes teaching them new skills that they find enjoyable and exciting, as well as allowing them to make new friends."

DLL group health and fitness manager Rob Beale added: "More and more people want to achieve and maintain peak fitness, but they want flexibility to enable them to fit exercise into their schedules on a regular basis.

"Many also want to achieve fast results with a tailored approach, which is why we have seen such massive growth in personal training and we expect this to continue rising in 2012."

The provision of sports and fitness activities for teeenagers will be a "major trend" in 2012, according to health and racquet club operator David Lloyd Leisure (DLL).
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Exercise classes for young people aged between 11- and 17-years-old, including zumba and boxercise, will be a "significant area of growth", along with teen swimming and tennis.

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"Many also want to achieve fast results with a tailored approach, which is why we have seen such massive growth in personal training and we expect this to continue rising in 2012."

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