Feeling inspired by the Commonwealth Games?

Thursday 28th July

The Commonwealth Games have officially begun here in the West Midlands ending on 8th August. With a record number of events taking place this year, are you feeling inspired by the tremendous performance of the athletes taking part? If so, we might be able to help…

If it’s watching the mammoth feats of the weightlifting events that’s gotten you motivated, then you can test your own strength at Pure Gym, which boasts a full gym set-up and schedule of classes including circuits, body tone and spin classes.

Or maybe it’s the explosive speed of the athletics that has you wanting to take up jogging? If so, pop down to JD Sports to get all kitted out.

If it’s in indoor racket sports like badminton or squash that gets your blood pumping, head over to Sports Direct and pick up a new racket, shuttlecocks or squash balls to be properly prepared for that next match.

Lastly, if table tennis is your game, then you’re in for a real treat because Ping Pong Parlour is now open at Kingfisher. The new venue at 15 New Walk, next to Pandora, offers free games of table tennis 10am - 4pm Monday - Sunday, there’s no need to book, just turn up and grab a bat and ball for a fun way to get some exercise in on your next visit.

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