Lyn Rogers on one of the new rowing machines

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People are being invited to try out new gym equipment for free at a series of taster sessions in Lichfield. Friary Grange Leisure Centre has introduced the Concept2 rowing machines and will give people the chance to try them out between June 24 and 30 as part of the launch of new classes.
Lyn Rogers on one of the new rowing machines
Lyn Rogers, Evolve supervisor and rowing instructor, said: “The new machines are going down really well and we’re excited to be launching this brand new class. “It will offer a full body workout targeting legs, upper body and core, while improving cardiovascular fitness. “We are expecting the classes to be popular, so make sure you book your place as soon as you can.” The Evolve Fitness row classes will take place on:
  • Saturdays from 8.15am to 8.45am and 4.30pm to 5pm.
  • Tuesdays from 9.45am to 10.15am and 8pm to 8.30pm.
  • Wednesdays from 6.15pm to 6.45pm.
  • Thursdays from 6pm to 6.30pm and 6.45pm to 7.15pm
  • Fridays from 7pm to 7.30pm.
The first week’s sessions are free but need to be booked in advance by calling 01543 308842. Subsequent sessions cost £5.40, or £4.30 with a Leisure Activity Passport or are free for Evolve Fitness members that have classes included in their memberships.


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