Workouts from the future have landed at Kensington Fitness and we are excited to bring you the latest in cardio equipment technology from Life Fitness. We have 8 treadmills, 5 cross trainers and 6 bikes featuring The Discover Tablet Consoles. These consoles are easy to navigate using a swipe touch screen technology. Browse your favourite websites, play games, watch on-demand entertainment or take on interactive real-world LifeScape courses. Compatibility with both Android and Apple iOS devices allow you to access your favourite workouts. Cardio equipment that makes working out fun!
Free Weights and Circuit Training Area
We have a large air conditioned free weights area with dumbbells, kettle bells, weight bags, barbells, Olympic bars, power lifting area, synergy multi gym apparatus and boxing bag.
The fitness floor also has a big range of resistance machines each targeting a different muscle group, as well as weight plates loaded equipment such as leg press, bench press and hack squat.
The ground-breaking SYNRGY360 system creates a fun, inviting and meaningful workout experience for all exercisers. It offers eight unique training spaces, including a 10-handle monkey bar zone, step platform, boxing bag, ab rebounder, chin up bar, battle rope, two cable motion units, dip bars and two areas for suspension training (TRX). It offers variety and versatility and takes the repetition out of gym based training.
Power Lifting Area
We have a dedicated powerlifting area equipped with Eleiko Olympic bars, pressure ring collars and Ivanko Olympic bumper plates (Hardwearing, colour coded thin plates to allow more weight on bar). Plates denominations are 5, 10, 20kg. Lifting chalk available for sale at reception.
Numerous Oceania and NZ powerlifting record holders use our facility for training and for holding competitions.
Twice a year we run powerlifting technique workshop on squats, deadlift and bench press.
A unisex sauna is available on the Fitness Floor. The sauna is equipped with a sauna stove to provide the ultimate experience. Benefits of regular sauna use include weight loss, skin rejuvenation (helps to flush out toxins), stress reduction and muscle relaxation. Sauna use guidelines are displayed in the sauna and we recommend users to follow them.
Qualified Instructors & Assessment and Programme Service
The Fitness Floor team consist of friendly tertiary qualified instructors. An instructor is available for support and to help you achieve your goals. We offer excellent customer service in a friendly and non-threatening environment.
As part of your membership at Kensington Fitness you will be offered an initial assessment and programme consultation with a qualified instructor, followed by regular three-monthly appointments. The consultation consist of medical and injuries evaluation, blood pressure, girth measurements, body fat percentage and a fitness assessment. An individual training programme will be tailored for your needs, goals and medical condition. Basic injury rehab and nutritional advice also available.
We have two designated stretch and ab workout areas (covered with large 38mm thick mats) on the Fitness Floor. Swiss Balls, medicine balls, tiered stretch bars, ab rollers and foam rollers are available for use in both areas.
For your convenience our spacious changing rooms on the Fitness Floor are also fitted with hair-dryers, iron and ironing board, hair straightener and lockers (bring your own padlock).
Access to the unisex sauna is available from both male and females changing rooms.