Work up a Sweat with Snap Fitness Galway
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Work up a Sweat with Snap Fitness Galway

We all know that staying active and keeping fit are the cornerstones of maintaining a healthy mind and body, but - for many - a steady fitness routine can be hard to maintain. Whether the prospect of heading to the gym is a source of stress, or you just can’t muster up the motivation to lace up your runners, Snap Fitness Galway will help make your gym experience easier, effective and more enjoyable.

Psst! The folks at Snap Fitness are currently running a special student promotion of €39.99 per month for member (normally €44.99) and a half price access card (normally €30) which means you can use the gym 24/7! All their classes are back running, which are all included in your membership, and they're offering a free 30 minute session with a personal trainer for anyone who joins and would like extra support at the beginning. How good does all that sound? Join here.

Located just off Eyre Square, on Prospect Hill, Snap Fitness have been helping their members reach and maintain their health and fitness goals through constant support and reassuring encouragement. One of over 2,000 Snap Fitness gyms worldwide, the state of the art facility allows members to have access to the gym morning, noon and night, with personal training and group fitness classes running throughout the week. With each member of the team adopting a motivational mindset and results-driven attitude, there’s certainly no need to feel intimidated when walking through those doors.

Snap Fitness Galway

You’ve more than likely come across some of the motivational tips and advice the team have been posting on social media over the duration of lockdown - we’re sure many’s the home workout were attempted with bags of sugar on bedroom floors around Galway! Since reopening, Snap Fitness have had to switch up how they operate in line with COVID-19 measures, including the implementation of sanitising stations, spaced out machines, regular deep cleans and an online booking system through the GloFox App. Capping group classes at seven people, keeping sessions to 90-minute slots and ensuring no more than 40 people in the gym at any given time, they’ve made a serious effort.

Whatever your age or level of ability, you’ll find what you’re after at Snap Fitness. If you’re among those who haven’t seen the inside of a gym since secondary school PE class, fear not. They’ve got complementary Equipment Introduction classes available for members that are unsure of how to use their weight and cardio machines, Learn to Lift sessions that will have you well acquainted with each piece of equipment and Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle seminars for great advice when it comes to eating habits. You’ll have all the support, tools and information you need to form your own exercise routine and feel confident while doing so. Equally if you’re an experienced gym-goer, you can jog right on in and get down to business!

While they offer 24-hour access, Snap Fitness have the added appeal of month-to-month membership! This means that instead of a daunting yearlong contract, you can sign up to a rolling membership that will renew every 30 days. This can be put on hold for if you’re going to be out of the country or suffer an injury for a maximum of three months, so you don’t have the hassle of cancelling and signing up all over again. Day passes are also available if you want to drop in and see how the facilities suit you before becoming a member - nice one!

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Snap Fitness Galway

Modern, enticing and incredibly clean, this Citypoint gym is equipped with showers, changing areas and lockers galore, not to mention world-class cardio machinery from Matrix and Octane, a large free weights area and a training and boxing zone. In addition to their Yoga, Pilates, HIIT and Corefit classes, they’ve also got Fitness On Demand, which is a seriously cool virtual class system that can be tailored to a specific target area, level of difficulty and duration any time of the day. You just input what you’re after to a little iPad and a custom video will play on a big screen in the fitness studio.

Alongside all that good stuff, a membership at Snap Fitness will also get you a fair few benefits around Galway’s local businesses. There are discounts at Chopped, Freshii and Herterich Pork Butchers, money off hair colouring, physiotherapy and acupuncture and a whole lot of other perks when you join the Snap Nation community. There are also special offers on memberships available for all you lucky students out there!

As they say, a 1-hour workout is just 4% of your day - sure what else would you be at? Whether you’re a bona fide pro or you don’t know your dumbbells from your barbells, Snap Fitness will hand you all the tools required to reach your targets and have you in good spirits while getting there. Who fancies working up a sweat?

Psst! The folks at Snap Fitness are currently running a special student promotion of €39.99 per month for member (normally €44.99) and a half price access card (normally €30) which means you can use the gym 24/7! All their classes are back running, which are all included in your membership, and they're offering a free 30 minute session with a personal trainer for anyone who joins and would like extra support at the beginning. How good does all that sound? Join here.