Largest indoor group cycling class-world
record set by Esporta Health Clubs
Gloucestershire, UK -- 412 cyclists at Esporta
Health Clubs’ annual conference pedalled simultaneously,
setting the new world record for the Largest
indoor group cycling class.
Photo: Esporta’s CEO Glenn Timms
and fitness instructor Anna Lovelock lead 410 employees
as they cycle into the record books (enlarge
CEO, Glenn Timms, said: “Indoor cycling is one of the
most popular of the 3,500 classes that are organised each
week at Esporta’s 55 clubs across the UK and is something
that we consider ourselves specialists in.
high-tempo, high-energy and instructor-led, which creates
an incredibly motivating environment that helps people get
the most out of their workout. We are delighted to have reclaimed
our World Record for the Largest
indoor group cycling class."
This is the second time the health and fitness
chain has broken the record for the Largest
indoor group cycling class in less than a year.
The first attempt, which took place on 28 February
2008, involved 323 staff and lasted five months before being
broken in July by a gym in Valencia, Spain, and then again
at a trade
exhibition in Toronto, Canada.
CEO, Glenn Timms, said: Bringing it back to the UK
illustrates our winning attitude and drive to encourage every
single one of our employees to ‘live the dream’ and experience
the benefits that our members enjoy when participating in
group exercise classes at Esporta
Health Clubs operate 55 premium health and leisure
clubs in the UK. Facilities range from club to club and include
state-of-the-art fitness arenas and exercise studios; indoor
and outdoor pools; spas, saunas and steam rooms; vibrant restaurants
and bars; health and beauty areas; indoor and outdoor racquets
facilities and a vast range of children's activities.
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