Tag Archives: exercise

Top UK trainer keeps our Fitness Team motivated!

Esmee Gummer who regularly works with our Health and Fitness Consultant, Dean Hodgkin, on projects outside the Hall – a fairly recent one being Jessica Wright’s (of TOWIE fame) Fi7ness Programme – recently spent some time at the Hall upskilling our fitness team. Esmee’s story is an inspirational one: shortly after being awarded a scholarship […]

Get wet and get fit with our NEW water exercise classes!

We know our eagerly-awaited Rooftop Infinity Pool and Lounge has been stealing the headlines since it opened in December, but we’re very pleased to announce the launch of new water-based fitness sessions in our substantially refurbished Exercise Pool area. The Fitness team has been working with our Fitness Consultant, Dean Hodgkin, to choreograph a selection […]

Ragdale gym gets in top shape

Our Fitness Team have been very excited over recent weeks as they’ve seen the gym here at Ragdale extended, and taken delivery of some snazzy new pieces of gym equipment. Extra space has been created in a new area for functional fitness kit, such as kettlebells, Bulgarian bags and two TRX trainers. And on the […]

Workplace wellness – spa days can help cut stress

A new study in the United States has shown that workplace wellness programmes deliver major benefits for companies investing in them. For example, they are a highly effective way of reducing the major risk factors for heart disease by encouraging workers to be pro-active in protecting their own health. This can be achieved through quitting […]

Group spa packages – keep fit on fun weekends with friends

Let’s face it – which would you rather do? Run five kilometres with only the sparrows for company or go cycling with a small group of friends, chatting and laughing or even sharing a good-humoured silence as you zoom along the country lanes? Well, as the human race is essentially gregarious, most of us naturally […]

Benefits of a spa break – healthy eating helps combat flu

It’s that time of year again… So if you like to be well prepared for all contingencies, start stocking up on the tissues, invest in a litre of delicately fragranced decongestant and keep the honey, lemon and whisky on stand-by, ready to whip up a swift, restorative hot toddy when the need arises. Yet surely […]