National Fitness Day Better than ever!

On Friday 27 September at 1pm, thousands of people across the UK celebrated National Fitness Day.

Sports and fitness model Louise Glover held an impromptu fitness class at City Hall, London and was joined by a crowd of city workers,  fitness enthusiasts  and members of the public as she lead everyone in the empower half hour – a 30 minute exercise class for anyone to start a new fitness regime.

National Fitness Day was also celebrated by sports and fitness groups, clubs, schools, gyms and the public across the UK.

In its third year and backed by partners Change4Life, ukactive, the énergie Group and Sanofi Inspires, National Fitness Day UK aims to become the biggest nationally celebrated fitness-focussed day of the year.

In 2012 it was estimated that over 6,000 people took part in the day and ran events to inspire the public to get into shape but also support the event’s charity, Teenage Cancer Trust by raising money to help support young people diagnosed with cancer across the UK.

Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for young people with cancer aged between 13 and 24. The charity funds and builds specialist units in NHS hospitals and provide dedicated staff, bringing young people together so they can be treated by teenage cancer experts in the best place for them

Activities are taking place across the UK. Fitness partner, the énergie Group, will open its 100 clubs to the public for free on Friday 27 September, Sanofi’s network of 2,000 people will take part in fundraising and fitness activities plus individual events will be listed on the National Fitness Day website; www.nationalfitnessday.com

For more information and how to take part, visit www.nationalfitnessday.com  or join the Twitter conversation @FitnessDayUK Tag: #nationalfitnessday