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Xercise4Less opens biggest gym in West Yorkshire

Xercise4Less has opened a 40,000 sqft gym in Leeds - the biggest in West Yorkshire.

The £1.2 million gym boasts more than 400 pieces of fitness kit, extensive free weights and dedicated resistance training zones.

The gym also has a combat zone with mixed martial arts cage, boxing ring and punch bags, as well as a 100m sprint track and dedicated high intensity interval training circuit, a self-contained ladies-only gym and studios. There is also a dedicated personal training zone with fitness equipment.

Local boxer and Rio Olympian, Qais Ashfaq, was joined by Bob Bowman, Leeds Rhinos Foundation operations director, and mascot Ronnie the Rhino, to officially open the site. Nadia Harding from the Movember Foundation was also in attendance, as Xercise4Less are partnering the charity in November, to raise awareness of men’s health.

British professional boxer Bob Ajisafe held a training session after the opening.

Matthew Williamson, Xercise4Less Leeds North general manager, said: “We’re incredibly excited to finally open our doors to the public, and what better way to do so than to have Rio Olympian Qais Ashfaq cut the ribbon. It is incredibly exciting for us, and we hope to continue to expand the opportunities we provide for more people to lead healthy, active lifestyles.”

Xercise4Less now boasts 44 clubs across the UK with 300,000 members, and is set to launch more clubs by the end of the year. For a limited time only the new gym will offer memberships at just £2.49 for the first month with no joining fee.

Xercise4Less has opened a 40,000 sqft gym in Leeds - the biggest in West Yorkshire.
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