• Indoor Cycling

    strength, fat burning
    Indoor Cycling

    About

    Indoor stationary bikes can provide and an exhilarating, fat burning ride in the group setting. Specially selected music helps to motivate you, while your heart rate increases and your lungs work harder.

    Trainers

    • Rory
    • Tonia
    • Brenda
    • Hannah

    Health Benefits

    • Increased metabolic rate
    • Stronger glutes and quads
    • Core stabilising
    • fat loss

    Class Levels

    • Level 1 Sensitive Cycling
    • Level 2 Easy Rider
    • Level 3 Easy Boogie
    • Level 4 Boogie Bike
    • Tonia

      Tonia

      Tonia qualified as an ICE trainer in October ‘05 and completed her Pilates Level 1 certification in August ‘06. She leads Easy Rider classes addressing the techniques of our low-impact aerobic exercise system, and Pilates classes addressing the core muscles for all levels of ability. Tonia has always practiced a variety of sports. Born in

      Tonia qualified as an ICE trainer in October ‘05 and completed her Pilates Level 1 certification in August ‘06. She leads Easy Rider classes addressing the techniques of our low-impact aerobic exercise system, and Pilates classes addressing the core muscles for all levels of ability.

      Tonia has always practiced a variety of sports. Born in Rome from American parents, she naturally took to basketball, and played in the school volleyball and hockey teams as well. At university Tonia cycled for fitness while playing badminton to a high standard.

      Her teaching credentials are impeccable: Tonia taught primary school for 8 years until the birth of her daughter in ‘92. Between then and the birth of her son in ‘95 Tonia struggled to get back into shape so she joined a gym to take a more disciplined approach to training and nutrition. With regular exercise her pregnancy-related weight gain was quickly overcome through smart food choices and correct exercise.

      Tonia’s holistic view of health and fitness combines nutrition, cardio, flexibility and strength training, as promoted at The Fitness Factory. Easy Rider (L2) is ideal for novices as it offers a pressure-free environment in which to improve slowly. Easy Rider and Pilates can both be as soft or as hard as you want them to be; when practiced correctly you are going to get a great workout at all levels.

    • Rory

      Rory

      Rory was born in Ayr, Scotland, in 1962. His father was a Scot and his mother Italian so Rory grew up in Rome until moving the the UK to attend London’s King’s College where he studied Biology for his BSc Honours degree. At school he swam in regional championships – 100m breaststroke was his specialty

      S2

      Rory was born in Ayr, Scotland, in 1962. His father was a Scot and his mother Italian so Rory grew up in Rome until moving the the UK to attend London's King's College where he studied Biology for his BSc Honours degree. At school he swam in regional championships - 100m breaststroke was his specialty - and captained the basketball team in his senior year. At university he rowed and played squash, and continued rowing with the River Lea RC until 1992 when back injury forced him to stop. Unable to stay away from competitive sports for long, Rory took up competitive cycling, mainly road racing and time trials, eventually racing as a sponsored rider for a season in 1996.

      In the late 1990’s Rory combined his swimming and cycling skills with a third new discipline – running. Triathlon soon became his new passion and he raced successfully in age-group categories from Olympic distance races (1.5km swim, 40km bike and 10km run) all the way up to IronMan where racers swim for 3.8km, cycle for 180km and then run a full-length marathon of 42.2km.

      For the past ten years Rory has been planning the opening of his own gym. Whilst working on an IT career in the City, he struggled to balance family / career / relationship with the immense training volumes necessary to compete. The Fitness Factory is the result of realizing the dream. Armed with in-depth knowledge on fitness, nutrition and training techniques, allied to his BsC in Biology, and with the experience of "having been there," Rory embarked on a programme of study to qualify as an instructor in June 2004, then as a Personal Trainer in 2005. Rory’s highly motivational approach to teaching classes combines a powerful mixture of dynamics, aerobic and strength-training to cater to participants of all levels from beginners to elite athletes. Rory will challenge you, but will keep you safe.

  • Pilates

    core strength and tone
    Pilates
    • P11 P10 P8 P5 P1

      About

      With an emphasis on breathing, core stability and postural alignment, Pilates develops strong backs and flat stomachs. Pilates is also great to help heal back injuries and for back rehabilitation.

      Trainers

      • Tonia
      • Brenda

      Body Benefits

      • Core strength
      • Improved balance
      • Better flexibility and posture
      • Joint mobility

      Class Levels

      • Level 1 Pilates
      • Level 2 Pilates
      • Level 2 Power Pilates
      • Level 3 (No Beginners)
    • Tonia

      Tonia

      Tonia qualified as an ICE trainer in October ‘05 and completed her Pilates Level 1 certification in August ‘06. She leads Easy Rider classes addressing the techniques of our low-impact aerobic exercise system, and Pilates classes addressing the core muscles for all levels of ability. Tonia has always practiced a variety of sports. Born in

      Tonia qualified as an ICE trainer in October ‘05 and completed her Pilates Level 1 certification in August ‘06. She leads Easy Rider classes addressing the techniques of our low-impact aerobic exercise system, and Pilates classes addressing the core muscles for all levels of ability.

      Tonia has always practiced a variety of sports. Born in Rome from American parents, she naturally took to basketball, and played in the school volleyball and hockey teams as well. At university Tonia cycled for fitness while playing badminton to a high standard.

      Her teaching credentials are impeccable: Tonia taught primary school for 8 years until the birth of her daughter in ‘92. Between then and the birth of her son in ‘95 Tonia struggled to get back into shape so she joined a gym to take a more disciplined approach to training and nutrition. With regular exercise her pregnancy-related weight gain was quickly overcome through smart food choices and correct exercise.

      Tonia’s holistic view of health and fitness combines nutrition, cardio, flexibility and strength training, as promoted at The Fitness Factory. Easy Rider (L2) is ideal for novices as it offers a pressure-free environment in which to improve slowly. Easy Rider and Pilates can both be as soft or as hard as you want them to be; when practiced correctly you are going to get a great workout at all levels.

  • Bodysculpt

    tone and strengthen
    Bodysculpt

    About

    A low impact strength training class suitable for all. We use variable weights with music to tone and strengthen all major muscle groups, with an emphasis on the upper body (shoulders, chest, arms and abs).

    Trainers

    • Rory

    Body Benefits

    • Core strength
    • Improved balance
    • Better flexibility and posture
    • Joint mobility

    Class Levels

    • Level 3
    • Level 4
    • Rory

      Rory

      Rory was born in Ayr, Scotland, in 1962. His father was a Scot and his mother Italian so Rory grew up in Rome until moving the the UK to attend London’s King’s College where he studied Biology for his BSc Honours degree. At school he swam in regional championships – 100m breaststroke was his specialty

      S2

      Rory was born in Ayr, Scotland, in 1962. His father was a Scot and his mother Italian so Rory grew up in Rome until moving the the UK to attend London's King's College where he studied Biology for his BSc Honours degree. At school he swam in regional championships - 100m breaststroke was his specialty - and captained the basketball team in his senior year. At university he rowed and played squash, and continued rowing with the River Lea RC until 1992 when back injury forced him to stop. Unable to stay away from competitive sports for long, Rory took up competitive cycling, mainly road racing and time trials, eventually racing as a sponsored rider for a season in 1996.

      In the late 1990’s Rory combined his swimming and cycling skills with a third new discipline – running. Triathlon soon became his new passion and he raced successfully in age-group categories from Olympic distance races (1.5km swim, 40km bike and 10km run) all the way up to IronMan where racers swim for 3.8km, cycle for 180km and then run a full-length marathon of 42.2km.

      For the past ten years Rory has been planning the opening of his own gym. Whilst working on an IT career in the City, he struggled to balance family / career / relationship with the immense training volumes necessary to compete. The Fitness Factory is the result of realizing the dream. Armed with in-depth knowledge on fitness, nutrition and training techniques, allied to his BsC in Biology, and with the experience of "having been there," Rory embarked on a programme of study to qualify as an instructor in June 2004, then as a Personal Trainer in 2005. Rory’s highly motivational approach to teaching classes combines a powerful mixture of dynamics, aerobic and strength-training to cater to participants of all levels from beginners to elite athletes. Rory will challenge you, but will keep you safe.

  • Power Pilates

    Power Pilates

    About

    Using weights, fitballs and other equipment we exercise our upper body more intensely than is possible in mat based Pilates on its own. 

    Trainers

    • Tonia

    Body Benefits

    • Shoulders
    • Arms
    • Chest
    • Core

    Class Levels

    • Level 2/3
    P4P6 P5 P3 P2
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