Gyms

 

 

Michael Woods Gym

85 station gym which offers the latest strength, cardiovascular, free weights and kinesis equipment as well as an additional circuit gym and functional room. 

 Opening Times

Monday - Friday  6.00am - 10.00pm

Saturday & Sunday  8.00am - 9.00pm

 Location

Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre
Viewfield, Glenrothes
KY6 2RD

 

Inductions

All users of our gyms are required to obtain an Authorised User Pass and may also need an Induction or Familiarisation Session.

Getting Started

 

Prices

Adult  £5.80 /  £4.10 (conc.)
Junior  £4.10 / £2.90 (conc.)
Save even more with our range of membership options.

Membership and Pricing

 

Par-q Form

Save time at the gym by downloading and filling in our Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire.

Par-q Form

 

Lisa Nisbet

Health & Fitness Advisor

Qualifications

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • ILM Coaching and Mentoring
  • Aqua Bootcamp, Aquaerobics, Hydrospin, Aqua Deep and Aqua Zumba
  • Premier Advanced Nutrition & Weight Management
  • TRX, BodyPump, Group Cycle and Circuits

Specialisms

  • TRX and Rowing

Interesting Fact

Whilst on holiday in Cancun, Mexico I swam with dolphins and it's been the best experience I have had so far.

"Motivation is what gets you started - habit is what keeps you going"

Michael Penny

Health & Fitness Instructor

Qualifications

  • HND Sports Coaching & BACPR Level 4
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer & Exercise Referral
  • Level 2 Group Cycle
  • Hydrospin, TRX, Power Plate and Winning by Losing
  • Advanced Training with Power Plate
  • Boccia Leaders Award

Specialisms

  • Sports Specific, TRX and Hydrospin

Interesting Fact

I have 23 international caps representing the Scottish Volleyball team.

"Never throw in the towel - use it to wipe the sweat and keep going"

Gennaro Barbato

Health & Fitness Instructor

Qualifications

  • HND Operations Management
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Group Cycle, Circuits, Kinesis, Arke, BodyPump
  • Level 1 Swimming Teaching

Specialisms

  • High Intensity Training, Group Cycle, and Strength & Conditioning

Interesting Fact

I once played with baby lions

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached as by the obstacles which he has overcome"

Michael Thomson

Gym Instructor

Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Science (Sports Coaching)
  • PGCE Enhancement of Sporting Performance
  • Level 3 Personal Training & Exercise Referal
  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • UKSCA Level 1 Strength & Conditioning
  • UKSCA Level 2 Plyometric, Speed and Agility
  • Premier Advanced Nutrition & Weight Management
  • Group Cycle, TRX, BodyPump & Group Circuits

Specialisms

  • Power Lifting & High Intensity Intervals

Interesting Fact

I have a list of sights to see all over the world. I have only seen the Egyptian Pyramids and the Eiffel Tower which were incredible.

"Remember to rest and recover so you can start training fresh"

 

Getting Started

 

Booking an induction

All our inductions are one to one appointments but we also cater for couples or friends if preferred. You can book an induction by contacting reception and they will offer you time slots as required. 

Parking

There is a large car park located directly adjacent to the centre.

What to bring

For your induction we recommend you bring gym wear, trainers or appropriate exercise footwear, a water bottle and small towel.

What time should I be there for the induction?

If you can please arrive 15 minutes before your booking slot to allow for changing and for the gym staff to complete the induction paperwork. If you are not changing can please arrive 10 minutes early.

What will happen in my induction?

A member of the gym team will meet you at reception and show you where the changing rooms and gym are. Once you are changed they will meet you in the gym. We will then complete the PAR-Q, (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire) which gives us information on your current health status and also asks if you have used gyms before or if this is your first gym visit. Also what your main goals are for the induction and future gym visits. The induction will then be based around what you want to achieve and cover the main safety points and set on the gym equipment depending on your experience.

What happens after my induction?

We look to review your progress after 4 weeks with a review appointment this can be booked in with the gym team if required and you can ask the gym team about programmes or to go over any gym equipment or exercise technique if required.

Who do I ask if I have any questions or need support once I start using the gym?

The gym team are there to support your long term health and fitness goals and have extensive experience in supporting our gym customers with gym programmes and with keeping their motivation levels high. They will be happy to help and advise you on making your time in the gym as enjoyable and productive as possible.

What can I ask the gym staff about?

  • Exercise programmes (ask about our member journey programmes)
  • Specific programmes (tailored to your specific goals)
  • Interval programmes
  • High Intensity Interval Programmes (HIIT Training)
  • Equipment set up and safety points
  • Technique advice (help you to make each exercise as effective as possible) 
  • Functional and Free Body Training
  • Goal setting
  • Express Workouts
  • Gym Challenges
  • Fitness Classes to compliment your gym sessions
  • Weight Management and Nutrition
  • Personal Training 
  • Leisure Active Membership Options 
  • Crèche facilities available