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Gym

Sports Facilities

Gym

We have a variety of different gym suites, all of which have state of the art gym equipment, interactive media centres and an online virtual training system.

GUIDANCE DURING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Until 20 December, you must pre-book your activities online prior to arriving at RGU SPORT. Our online booking system is in place for members and non-members, each booking slot will provide you with 55 minutes gym time. 

  • Gym Orientation
  • Gym session - access to the CV zone, resistance zone, body weight zone and free weights zone.
  • Strength & Conditioning session - access to the strength and conditioning room.

At RGU SPORT's gym in Aberdeen you will have access to a large range of machines and free weights to help you achieve your fitness goals.

Strength and Conditioning Room

We have a Strength and Conditioning room, featuring competition-spec bars, 4 Olympic lifting platforms, 5 racks, fixed and adjustable benches, and a range of dumbbells.

Gym Orientation

Orientation is an introduction to the gym environment for individuals who have never utilised a gym before or who would like a refresher.

This is compulsory for individuals who cannot provide evidence that they have previously used a gym.

Sessions are available at set times each day and can be booked at the reception desk or online.

RGU SPORT Gym Programmes

RGU SPORT’s Gym Programme allow members to work through a personalised programme based on their own fitness goals. The programmes are split into two different pathways, High intensity interval training also known as HIIT and a Strength pathway.

HIIT has three different stages varying in difficulty each lasting 6 weeks. Using HIIT style of training has shown to improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance by working at high levels of intensity with small periods of rest.

Strength has five different stages with the aim of developing coordination and strength while learning the key movement patterns that will be utilised in daily life and also in the advanced stages of the programme. Each stage will last a total of 6 weeks and will increase in both difficulty and intensity.

You will have access to a 60-minute one-to-one session in the gym for your first week and the following 6 weeks of the programme is self-led.

  • Cost - £20.00 or £15.00 if you have a direct debit membership.

Personal Training at RGU SPORT

If you are interested in our personal training services, please contact The Fit Room or contact RGU SPORT reception for details.

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