Up & Active and Over 60’s

We are extremely excited to announce that Anita Saunders, formerly of the RVBC Healthy Lifestyles team, has joined the Roefield team as our brand-new Up & Active Coordintor!

Anita will be bringing her expertise in the gym, alongside her specialism in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation exercise. 

Roefield has made the decision to run the scheme ourselves in house, and Anita will be running a variety of sessions each week that vary in intensity. Alongside Up & Active sessions, Anita will also be running Active Gym sessions for ages 60+.

If you meet any of the criteria for the Up & Active scheme, please send an email to sport@roefield.co.uk with your contact details and Anita will give you a call:

– Obesity / Diabetes Type 2

 – High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) 

– Mental Health (Depression/anxiety)

– Arthritis (Osteo/Rheumatoid).

We are extremely excited to have Anita join our team and we hope all our customers look forward to continuing the sessions we can now provide. 

Up and Active Aerobics – A low impact exercise to music class with the option to work harder if you want (for the more active senior). Aerobics improves flexibility and helps to promote fat burning and strengthen the heart and lungs.

Up and Active Aerobics Mix Class – Exercise to music including aerobics, step, circuit and resistance exercises to energise the whole body. Can improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance and flexibility.

Seated Exercise Gentle exercise class for those with joint or mobility problems. The seated exercises help improve muscle strength, balance and co-ordination, whilst increasing heart and lung activity.
Up and Active Circuit – A circuit based session to suit all abilities. This class gives you an all over body workout, which improves your cardiovascular system, strength, agility and balance. 
Up and Active Supervised Gym – A gym based class that gives you an all over body workout, which improves fitness, posture, with muscular strength and endurance run by a specialist exercise professional. Suitable for those who feel they may need a bit of extra assistance with the gym equipment.
Up and Active Weight Management – Drop in sessions with chat and weigh in run by our trained advisor who will help you focus on your diet and lifestyle, looking at what you eat and how active you are.