And there is a wealth of choice when it comes to picking a fitness venue in Sheffield. Here, according to reviewers on the Tripadvisor website, are 10 of the best.
1. English Institute of Sport
"Excellent venue - friendly staff, big range of activities to choose from for all the family, state of the art gym," says one Tripadvisor reviewer of the EIS in Attercliffe, which has a rating of four-and-a-half out of five.
2. Mercure Sheffield Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa
Kenwood Hall Hotel has a heated swimming pool, a sauna and two gyms. Various leisure club membership deals are available.
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3. Trib3, Ecclesall Road
Trib3 is rated on Tripadvisor for its 'seriously tough' workouts. "Every time I go, I regret it after about five minutes but then absolutely love the fact I’ve been by the time it’s over," one reviewer says. "Not for the faint of heart but a fantastic workout."
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4. Royal Victoria Crowne Plaza
The health club at the Royal Victoria is equipped with a fitness gym and aerobic studio. "The gym is good, tucked away through the bar and into the basement," a reviewer says.