With the Festive season upon us, we are all thinking of clever, special, and useful gifts for our loved ones.
A gym membership makes a great gift for so many reasons! A gym membership is giving the gift of health, fitness, mental well-being, happiness, and positive self-esteem. And while some presents are opened and then forgotten about by the time new year rolls around, a gym membership is the gift that keeps on giving as the recipient starts their fitness journey.
Let’s take a look at what your loved one will get out of their gift of a gym membership:
Health and Fitness
Everybody knows that regular exercise is key to good overall health and fitness, yet many of us keep putting it off. Having a regular exercise routine that you stick to is vital, as is having the motivation to keep pushing yourself to get better and better. This is what gyms are all about. A membership will encourage you to attend regularly and keep going on your fitness journey. Trainers are available to help you stay motivated and help make the most out of each session so that you can become the fittest you can be. If you have a family member or friend who could use that extra “push” when it comes to exercising, a gym membership is exactly what they need this Christmas!
Regular exercise can have a huge impact on depression, anxiety, and stress. It also helps to improve memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood. For people who are affected by mental health issues, introducing regular exercise into their lives can be the first step in recovering, and as they keep up their exercise routines, it gives them something positive to focus on. If your loved one could benefit from regular exercise to help their mental health, why not get two memberships and you can work out with them!
Positive self-esteem and happiness
Physical activity stimulates endorphins in the brain that may leave you feeling happier, more relaxed, and less anxious. As you keep up your exercise and start to notice the difference in your body strength and fitness, you’ll feel better about your appearance, which can boost your confidence and improve your self-esteem. We all want to feel happy and feel good about ourselves, and that will come as the result of regular exercise.
Gyms are a great place to meet new people and make new friends. People attending a gym are happy to be there, they are enjoying life and are motivated to become the best they can be. They are exactly the type of people everybody wants to hang out with! By joining a gym and attending regularly, you will start to see the same people time after time. You may find yourself a new workout buddy who can help you stay motivated and on track with your fitness goals. And you’ll look forward to seeing your crew week after week at the gym.
A good excuse to buy new gym clothes!
Because who doesn’t love new workout clothes?!
Foundry Fitness would love to help you give the perfect gift this Christmas, even if it’s for yourself! Speak to staff about a full membership or voucher that you can give to your loved one this Christmas.
And from all our team, we wish you a happy and safe Festive season!