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Fitness is everything

We all have different reasons for getting in the pool. Read why Lesley is making a Big Splash and if you are like her, or want to be, choose your own splash from the options below.


"I stay fit because it feels good. When I gave up contact sports because of an injury I wanted a new physical challenge and a friend recommended water-based exercise. So I contacted my local pool to see what they had available.

I thought swimming was just about lengths. It’s not. I started using weights in the pool and took up Aqua Jogging. Now I’m getting better results than I ever got in the gym. And it is low impact.

I don’t have to worry about the dreaded middle-age spread either – working out in the water is something you can keep up at any age and at every level of fitness."

Are any of these statements you?

  • I have an injury but still want to keep fit.
  • I’m a fitness freak. I’m always looking for something different.
  • I’ve been inspired to push my fitness.
  • I’m seeking a gentle introduction to fitness.

It's me, what's next?

Check out the activities below to find one for you.

Nope, not me

OK, try another Big Splash Persona or you can check out our full list of activities here. BETTER STILL, sign up to Get Involved, secure your special code and let us recommend activities for you. You could win a Lumie Bodyclock.

There are loads of good reasons to make a splash

Activity suggestions, exclusive content, great monthly competition, and a Big Splash code to access VIP goodies…

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