The GymFlex Vision
..As the man gazed upon the elephants, he was completely confused as to why the elephants didn’t just use their strength to break the rope and escape...
GymFlex - Discounted Gym Memberships
Employees can join one of the 3,500 UK health clubs, gyms, leisure centres, boot camps and yoga studios and save money via their benefits.
To create a fitter, happier and more productive workforce, now and for future generations.
The Elephant Story
A man was walking through an elephant camp, and he spotted that all that was holding the elephants back from escaping was a small piece of rope tied to one of their legs...
..As the man gazed upon the elephants, he was completely confused as to why the elephants didn’t just use their strength to break the rope and escape the camp. They could easily have done so, but instead, they didn’t try to at all.
Curious and wanting to know the answer, he asked a trainer nearby why the elephants were just standing there and never tried to escape.
The trainer replied;
“When they are very young and much smaller we use the same size rope to tie them and, at that age, it’s enough to hold them. As they grow up, they are conditioned to believe they cannot break away. They believe the rope can still hold them, so they never try to break free.”
The only reason that the elephants weren’t breaking free and escaping from the camp was that over time they adopted the belief that it just wasn’t possible.
Moral of the story:
No matter how much the world tries to hold people back, they should always continue with the belief that what they want to achieve is possible. Believing they can become successful is the most important step in actually achieving it.
The Department of Health describes INACTIVITY as the <text style="color:#F7943E; font-style:italic;"> "silent killer"</text> of our generation.
Are employees tied to old habits?
To inspire a more active workforce we make 4 promises...
1) A gym membership will help employees break free from their rope.
A fitter employee will have...
1. More Energy, a happier mood and a better night's sleep.
2. Better weight management and blood pressure.
As inactive people gain weight, they become more inactive, and as a consequence gain more weight.
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3. Stronger bones, muscles and joints so less aches and pains.
4. Reduced risk of Heart Disease and various Cancers
Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.
5. Increased social contact with new and different people.
6. Less stress at work and fewer negative thoughts.
Mens sana in corpore sano.
A healthy mind comes from a healthy body.
2) Gym memberships are cheaper than you think.
Check out these offers under £25 pcm...
Employees can now search the GymFlex website exclusively for gyms in their area that are under £25 a month.
In London, this could mean as little as £14 a month and under £10 in different parts of the country.
PureGym membership for as little as £19 in London!
The Gym Group memberships from under £25 a month in London and from £14 around the UK.
Exercise4Less from about £10 a month around the UK.
3) Gyms have so much more to offer people today than a just a treadmill.
Check out all these possibilities...
A personal trainer guides you through the fitness journey so you get exactly what you want out of it. They are the foremost experts on building muscle, increasing heart capacity and burning fat.
A good personal trainer:
- Helps you set a programme that you enjoy doing.
- Keeps you motivated.
- Sets goals and targets to manage your progress.
- Teaches you how to use equipment and perform exercises to get the maximum benefit.
Nearly every gym has nutrition experts. As they say at Nuffield Health, "What you eat and drink is so much more than simply fuel. Your diet provides your body with the building blocks that replenish your cells both inside and out, protect you from illness, and even help maintain your mood."
Nutrition is different for everybody. We have different tastes, reactions and lifestyles to consider. Nutrition therapists are trained to work with you one-to-one, designing a nutritional programme that is specifically tailored to your needs.
Join a gym that also has a spa. Stop the world for a moment and step into a place where you can recharge your batteries, replenish your energy levels and unwind your mind.
Rest and relaxation aren't a luxury, they’re essential.
Other services offered by gyms include; acupuncture, counselling, beauty, physiotherapy, health assessments, life coaching and sports massages.
Today, most people practising yoga are engaged in a programme of physical postures designed to purify the body and provide the physical strength and stamina required for your work life balance. It is not about being able to touch your toes. Yoga clubs and classes are usually chatty, friendly places where you can gradually build muscle strength and flexibility helping you burn more calories during an average day.
Classes have changed dramatically over the last decade. Remember this?
Well classes aren't like this anymore!
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4) Choose the right club for you, closest to wherever you live or work.
Using our simple postcode search over 3,700 gyms, leisure centres, bootcamps and yoga studios.
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