GRIT: get fitter, faster

GRIT - challenge yourself!


High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is the new craze that is taking the nation by storm. HIIT workouts are short, fast and proven to provide better results than any other type of training, and leading global fitness brand Les Mills has just launched Les Mills GRIT Series - the hottest HIIT programme yet.

Les Mills GRIT Series is a premium 30-minute programme designed to make users hot under the collar, pushing them to their max, and beyond.


There are three different classes in the Series: Les Mills GRIT Cardio, Les Mills GRIT Strength and Les Mills GRIT Plyo, each of which has been specially designed to deliver the specific benefits people want, whether it's burning fat, toning torsos or building muscle.

Les Mills GRIT Cardio (burns around 600 calories) is the explosive workout that involves 30-minutes of extreme fat burn, and carries on burning fat for hours after the class has finished. Les Mills GRIT Strength (burns around 400 calories) is the workout that offers a whole new level of muscle training, blasting all major muscle groups to leave users with lean, toned muscle. Les Mills GRIT Plyo (burns around 500 calories) is the workout that is based on the principles of Plyometrics and builds a powerful, agile, athletic body.



Why get GRIT?

Les Mills GRIT Series workouts are perfect for anybody who doesn't have a lot of time to exercise but wants to get fit, and stay fit. All Les Mills classes are scientifically backed, and proven all around the world. Every class is packed full of chart-topping music, inspiring qualified instructors, and the latest cutting-edge choreography, delivering a total live group effect experience.


Slow down ageing

Not only is GRIT amazing for getting in shape but, according to research, it can even help slow down ageing. Research published in the American Journal of Physiology shows that this type of training triggers mitochondrial biogenesis, a decline of which is common in aging.


How much does GRIT cost?

GRIT is a premium exercise system and as such is additional to the cost of your membership. Each GRIT Series session costs £6, and can be booked at reception.


Get involved

Les Mills GRIT Series is available at our leisure centres across Wigan and Leigh.


Check out your preferred centre's online exercise timetable to find out when you can get into Les Mills GRIT Cardio, Les Mills GRIT Strength and Les Mills GRIT Plyo.


Where you can get GRIT

Wigan and Leigh

  Location Postcode Phone number  
Ashton Leisure Centre Old Road WN4 9TP 01942 720 826 Join
Hindley Leisure Centre Mornington Road WN2 4LG 01942 253 142 Join
Howe Bridge Sports Centre Eckersley Fold Lane M46 0PJ 01942 870 403 Join
Leigh Indoor Sports Centre Sale Way WN7 4JY 01942 487 800 Join
Robin Park Sports Centre Loire Drive WN5 0UH 01942 828 550 Join
Wigan Life Centre College Avenue WN1 1NJ 01942 489 611 Join

Cannock Chase

  Location Postcode Phone number  
Chase Leisure Centre Stafford Road WS11 4AL 01543 504065 Join
Rugeley Leisure Centre Burnthill Lane WS15 2HZ 01889 586260 Join


  Location Postcode Phone number  
Profiles Selby Portholme Crescent YO8 4YR 01757 213758 Join
Tadcaster Leisure Centre Station Road LS24 9JE/a> 01937 834375 Join

Map of WLCT leisure centres