How to Run Faster

An article by Lianne Andrews, Fitness Coach here at Odyssey Health Club.   Something I have been looking into recently is things you can do to increase your running speeds. There are a mix of things in gyms, outside and also general lifestyle changes you can make for improvements. Use the Skillrun. This isn’t replacing…

Best Private Spa & Health Club in Hertfordshire

We are delighted to annouce that Odyssey Health Club & Spa have WON the 2019 Fitness and Nutrition Awards by GHP News ‘Best Private Spa & Health Club – Hertfordshire’. Odyssey’s Club Director, Ian Riches, had this to say about this fantastic award: “We are absolutely thrilled to be the 2019 winners of this fantastic…

Train 90% of Your Muscles at Once

The reason behind Skillrow Rowing machines allow you to train up to 90% of your muscles in one session, by activating your legs, arms, back and core all at the same time. However, only with Skillrow can you train all your muscles, by mixing and switching between aerobic capacity and anaerobic power. Cardio and power…

Opting for a Plant-based Diet

Whether it’s for concerns about the environment, animal welfare, or just wanting to try to be healthier, increasing numbers of people are choosing a diet that minimises animal produce or cuts it out entirely. More recently, cutting out animal produce entirely is something that has been actively promoted by the charity Veganuary, which asks people…

Strength Training for Older Adults

Strength training for older adults is beneficial because these exercises help build muscle strength and muscle mass and preserve bone density. Strength training has the ability to combat weakness, fragility and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. But at some point, in your 30s, you start to lose muscle mass and function. The cause is age-related…

Swim Clinics

Wednesday 25th September – Backstroke (7-8.30pm) Can you swim backstroke but feel like there is room for improvement? Come along to this great FREE session led by our swim coach Kevin. The session will start with a short introduction and video demonstration in the lounge, progress through to the pool for around an hour and…

Vitamin B12 Injections

Are you looking for Vitamin B12 Injections? Vitamin B12 Injections for Energy, Health and Vitality To book your B12 Shot with registered Nurse Michelle please call 01438 313320 Next Clinic Dates: Saturday 10th August – FULLY BOOKED Saturday 17th August – Only 3 appointments left Saturday 7th September Saturday 21st September Saturday 12th October Saturday…

Strength Training for Fat Loss

So hopefully before reading this you have already enrolled onto the member journey with us here at Odyssey Health Club. During the first induction or recent review you may have outlined fat loss as your primary goal for the upcoming weeks. In this blog I will be outlining the importance of Strength Training and how…