University wheels in the gyms

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Students at the University of Bedfordshire will benefit from exclusive, on-site gyms to encourage more healthy lifestyles.

Both the university’s Bedford and Luton campuses will have multi-sport fitness suites, which will host the latest equipment at an affordable price.

Launching in January 2015, each of the 165 square metre facilities will be open to some 1,000 members, and will arrive at the same time as the new University Astro Turf, Olympic-standard hockey pitches near to the Bedford campus.

At Bedford, the construction of the suite will see former offices, next-door to the new 300-seater sports hall, transformed to make way for the new development.

Traditional equipment such as treadmills and cross trainers will be complemented by vibration plates and strength and conditioning tools.