The lower back is actually a maze of many muscles working together and connecting in different places, so it is difficult to name just one main muscle to be worked as when strengthening and stretching your lower back you will be using a collection of the following muscles:
Commonly known as your glutes, the gluteus maximus is the outermost buttock muscle. It is regarded as one of the strongest muscles in the human body. It is connected to the coccyx, or tailbone, as well as other surrounding bones and is responsible for movement of the hip and thigh. It works alongside the other key muscles in this area, the gluteus minimus and gluteus medius. Continue reading →
Members of our Aztec Gym, are soon to benefit from a £100,000 investment in the latest Precor Cardiovascular gym equipment, as well as many other improvements to our popular Torquay gym. Continue reading →
So you’ve made the commitment to join a gym – great news! However the best way to maximise the benefits is to also take a close look at your eating habits. It is a cliche, but you really are what you eat and you’re never going to lose those post Christmas pounds if you’re still taking in lots of sugar, alcohol and other nasties – no matter how many miles you put in on the treadmill. Read on to discover the Aztec Club’s top nutrition tips for a healthy body.
Great leisure facilities in Torquay for all the family, come rain or shine!
Aztec leisure in torquay
With Christmas just around the corner and the school holidays approaching, the Aztec Leisure Experience in Torquay can offer entertainment, great food, pampering and hours of fun for all the family. It’s right on your doorstep here in Torquay, come rain, shine or snow. It’s the perfect place to entertain the children while they’re on holiday at Christmas and so much more. Take a bite to eat in the Bistro, a swim in the 25m heated pool, some pampering for the grown-ups in the luxury spa and fun & games for all the family in Aztec Games. You can even burn off those unwanted calories in the Aztec gym.