New keep fit classes for teenagers

PUBLISHED: 15:19 21 September 2013

Mr Ayeliffe puts some youngsters through their paces at Therfield Heath

Mr Ayeliffe puts some youngsters through their paces at Therfield Heath

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TEENAGERS are being targeted in a new series of fitness classes.

Teen Fit is the brainchild of Royston Rugby Club’s under-16 coach David Ayliffe, who wants to encourage more youngsters to be physically active.

He said: “As a parent, we know that the habits formed in early life will have a direct impact on the choices our children will

make as adults. The sessions are designed for the kids to have fun.

“Knowledge is very important; with it the kids can make better informed decisions for themselves on what they eat and when they should be exercising. The sessions will be demanding but plenty of fun.”

Participants in the programme, which is part of the government’s Change 4 Life scheme

The sessions are open to boys and girls aged 14-16, and take place at the Heath Sports Club on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5pm-6pm. Call 01763 241061 or 07775 507590 for details.

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