Outdoor gyms are very similar to normal indoor gyms except the equipment is much simpler to use, they are suitable for eight years and above and you gain the added benefit of exercising in the fresh air.
There are no sign up fees and they are a great way to:
- Conveniently achieve the recommended 30 minutes of daily activity
- Meet new people
- Build confidence.
Outdoor gyms are available at:
- Meadowside playing field, Coldnailhurst Avenue.
- John Ray Park, near Braintree Train Station
- Witham - Playing field, Spa Road.
For resistance training - working muscle groups - the following equipment is available:
- Pulldown Challenger
- Waist Twist
- Chest Press
- Leg Press
- Dipping Bars
- Sit-up benches
For Cardio work - working heart muscles -the following equipment is available:
- Cardio Rower
- Cross Trainer Skier
- Health Walker
- Horse Rider
- Ski Machine
- Push Hands Yoga