Fitness fanatic takes leap of faith to open gym on Granby Industrial Estate

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: New Body Fitness Weymouth, opens to public, co-run by Julien Lawes, (crouching right) and Nick Bell (left)

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: New Body Fitness Weymouth, opens to public, co-run by Julien Lawes, (crouching right) and Nick Bell (left)

First published in News Dorset Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Reporter

A FITNESS fanatic took a leap of faith to open the gym of his dreams.

New Body Fitness has thrown open its doors in Cambridge Road on the Granby Industrial Estate in Weymouth.

Nick Bell, owner and head trainer, has been running New Body for the last three years as a personal training business.

He said he decided to take a ‘leap of faith’ and create a gym rather than outgrow the personal trainer facility.

Mr Bell teamed up with Julian Lawes to run the business.

He said: “Thanks to everyone who has made the vision a reality.

“It’s been a massive family and friends’ effort to get it where it is so far. I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who has helped us out.”

The new gym has fitness rooms, a spinning studio, a vibrating plate room, a chill-out lounge for children to play in, personal training facilities, a sports masseuse, beauty therapy room and a coffee bar for people to sit back and relax.

Mr Bell said: “We have created a facility that caters for everyone.

“We have got a large cardio area with light resistance, a free weight area and sports performance area.

“We have got two fitness class rooms as well as a spinning room and vibro studio.”

The gym is family friendly, Mr Bell said. He added: “Our client base ranges from 16-70.

“We just want to make sure there’s an option for everyone – something where

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4:14pm Wed 12 Mar 14

southwellman says...

Web address would have been helpful;
Web address would have been helpful; southwellman
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10:46am Thu 13 Mar 14

wowfood says...

southwellman wrote:
Web address would have been helpful;
http://www.new-body.
co.uk/

https://www.facebook
.com/pages/New-Body-
Fitness-Centre-aka-T
he-Granby-Gym/748512
905175281

Personally I found the facebook page to be the better resource for info. Not really fond of the actual website.
[quote][p][bold]southwellman[/bold] wrote: Web address would have been helpful;[/p][/quote]http://www.new-body. co.uk/ https://www.facebook .com/pages/New-Body- Fitness-Centre-aka-T he-Granby-Gym/748512 905175281 Personally I found the facebook page to be the better resource for info. Not really fond of the actual website. wowfood
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