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We help Women Ignite Unstoppable Confidence.

Over the past 3 years me & my partner Jade. Have been using our fun & simple system to help hundreds of women lose 2+ clothes sizes in 90 days. Without counting calories, dieting & giving up your life.

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J
21 December 2019

Good value gym but make sure you bring a heavy duty lock with you as lockers are getting broken in nearly every morning

R
14 December 2019

I decided to sign up to Barbells for beginners after asking Sean if his training programme could help with severe back & hip pain. Cardio wasn’t helping nor were painkillers & I was at the point where I would try anything. I can honestly say that it’s the best form of exercise I’ve ever done & I have been pretty much pain free. I’ve done 2 programmes so far & signed up for another 8 weeks. Sean is lovely, always encouraging even on days where I feel I can’t do it or moan (that’s a lot) but his help & guidance have made a massive difference to me. All the ladies are fab too & we all have a good time. Definitely worth trying if you fancy something other then cardio! Cheers for all your help so far Sean. More...

N
14 December 2019

Just finished sean's barbell for beginners programme and have really enjoyed it. Everyone is really friendly and I started to see and feel the difference in my strength and appearance more or less straight away would definitely recommend fit and vital life.

C
14 December 2019

My first experience of using a gym, so I was a little bit apprehensive to say the very least! I went alone but joined a fabulous group of ladies who made me feel very welcome. Sean is a superb personal trainer, and pushes one whilst always supporting you . Although we trained in a group I always received individual training and support . Overall a great and worthwhile experience . I will be keeping this up in the New Year! Thank you Sean . More...

T
7 December 2019

Clean n tidy also plenty of free space to do one's excercises

A
4 December 2019

Excellent value for money

M
4 December 2019

If you don't want to talk to anybody and just workout this place is for you

L
4 December 2019

Good amount of equipment but hard to get on some things during peak times.The dust ontop of the yellow tube/vents above your head look extremely dusty dont think this is good to breath in although equipment is kept clean just think they need to look up once in a while...

C
4 November 2019

Excellent equipment, very wide range of classes with a great range of times to suit all people and fabulous, well trained and devoted instructors.

J
2 November 2019

I decided to take up the transformation programme after talking to Sean and knowing that I needed to change my eating habits, get some weight off and get fitter. I was really apprehensive to start with, but my fears were soon pushed to one side, as the support from Sean and Jade was just great. They were so welcoming, as were the other people on the programme, which helped me feel less self conscious and worried that I wouldn’t be able to keep up. Sean and Jade certainly know their stuff and they keep the sessions varied and fun and are just lovely people. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to change their lifestyle. It’s certainly changed mine, as I’m down in weight and two clothes sizes. More...

L
2 November 2019

just completed the 8 week transformation training I loved it that much I rejoined the next one. I feel so much better mentally as well as physically I would highly recommend Sean & Jade they have been wonderful.

T
30 October 2019

I have been training with Sean and Jade for a while now and can honestly say I’ve never enjoyed training as much. The attention to detail that these two give is amazing. I had been suffering with horrible lower back and hip pain and thanks to Jades advice and continual guidance this has now subsided. Jade and Sean have an online group were you can post questions and ask for advice. They always reply to these questions very promptly and explain things in a way that is easy to understand. I attend both the Transformation and Legs, Bum and Core (LBC) and I can’t see me ever going back to regular gym classes. My body and health have changed for the better. I have more muscle tone, more energy and better mental health. Thanks for all your help guys More...

E
14 October 2019

I have just completed a 6 week barbells course and have thoroughly enjoyed every session. It’s the first time I have ever done this type of exercise and was a little doubtful I could do it after having abdominal surgery earlier on in the year. Sean has been absolutely fantastic and is so great at encouraging and ensuring you do everything correctly safely. I feel stronger and healthier than I ever have and would definitely recommend Fit & Vital life. More...

S
6 September 2019

Would recommend Sean he is fab coach he is professional very accommodating and always checking on how I'm doing with my programme I'm really enjoying my training and how easy I can do at home as have a busy job and can feel the benefits already after 4 weeks.

L
4 September 2019

Love this place and the people!

D
13 August 2019

Nice friendly gym, plenty variety, would recommend working with jade & sean very professional u c results after a couple weeks, make u feel comfortable & welcome straight away x

A
4 August 2019

Great gym. Lots of equipment especially for cardiovascular exercises. Comprehensive weights too on machines and large area for free weights. Very cheap compared to lots of other places. More...

D
4 July 2019

Cheap

C
4 June 2019

Huge gym with all the facilities that you need, weight machines, free weights, cardio, boxing ring, fighting cage, boxing bags and now sunbeds included for that poser in you. Friendly staff too and all for £10 a month ..... Perfect.Only negative is that they put the prices up of your direct debit without letting you know which is wrong and unprofessional . More...

R
3 June 2019

Starting anything new can be scary and daunting but both Sean and Jade make you feel comfortable and at ease from day one. They are both highly motivating and passionate about helping people achieve their goals in a safe and effective manner. The sessions are always varied making them fun and the other group members are all so friendly and encouraging to. Definitely recommend fit&vital life to anyone whether they want to loose weight, up their fitness, learn to lift weights, tone up or build in confidence. Sean and Jade are great trainers that can help anyone become a better version of themselves!! More...

A
5 May 2019

I would definitely recommend Fit&Vital Life. This is the best thing Iv done in years. Jade and Sean have made me really enjoy and look forward to exercising. The whole experience has been just great and the other groups members are fab. Looking forward to continuing with this group. More...

T
4 May 2019

Only been 3 times and its amazing! The staff are very helpful and make you feel welcome. The equitment is the best i’ve seen. I definitely recommend this gym to anyone because theres plently to do to keep yourself busy. More...

C
4 May 2019

Reasonably priced gym plenty of equipment. You do have to push to get your induction and if you take the off peak pack there are not many classes available.

C
10 April 2019

An amazing and friendly group,run by knowledgeable trainers .Sean and Jade are supportive and encouraging .They understand what you are capable of and work with you to help develop the areas that you want to change -they also give nutritional and dietary advice which has helped me a lot.

G
4 April 2019

I need to visit more often

S
3 April 2019

Sean is a fab coach! Extremely professional and knowledgable. He made me feel at ease from day one! I have often found the gym intimidating and boring but Sean has changed this for me. Loving the sessions and seeing the difference in my mind & body! Highly recommend. Don’t worry about starting just do it and you won’t look back! More...

A
29 March 2019

Highly recommended!! Fantastic, friendly and motivating- for me as a beginner essential! Really enjoying my sessions with Sean who is extremely professional, knowledgeable and more importantly provides safe training alongside advice regarding progression. Continuing my training with Fit&Vital Life speaks for itself 5 More...

S
4 March 2019

First gym I ever joined so I have no comparisons, but I think it's great every one just leave you to get on with it. friendly atmosphere and lovely staff I just wish it was open later on the weekends.

A
24 February 2019

I would really recommend; I’ve just finished first barbell for beginners and am signed up to the next. You train in a small group so it’s really friendly and supportive. Sean pushes you to make progress but in an encouraging way. The food plan is easy to follow (and really tasty) and it doesn’t involve an unsustainably restrictive diet. The whole experience encourages you to make positive long term lifestyle changes. Looking forward to the next one More...

F
17 February 2019

Just finished my barbells course and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone. We were all so different in group - different ages, fitness, weights, goals etc but Sean bonded us brilliantly and the encouragement and support has been amazing. Really welcoming and down to earth. Can't wait to continue with Sean. Thank you for your amazing support x More...

C
16 February 2019

hi all am a woman getting on in life who a thought looked after myself to keep me looking young lol 3 years ago I stopped exercising due to personal things in life so a got stuck in a rut no coincidence to go to gym but then a heard from a friend about Sean leach at bar bells for begginers . so a took the huge step and joined and wow am totally loving it can't believe how comfortable Sean makes you feel and girls in group all friendly x yes a found it daunting going through that door first few times but honestly well worth it . definitely recommend to anyone of any age ability and most of all definitely recommend Sean leach x More...

C
16 February 2019

Well if you had of asked me in November if I thought I could not only change my shape but also my health I would of said no but Sean has kept me focused and I have changed shape and lost a stone in weight and my strength has improved along with my health I've been on the program 12 weeks now and can't wait for next session the support of the group is great it's a small group of woman all wanting the same results thank you Sean and jade

L
16 February 2019

I have just completed my first 6 weeks course and have lost just under 1 stone in weight and a total of 4 inches. I look forward to the workouts, the group are supportive of each other and very friendly. Just signed up for another 8 weeks. As well as workouts you also get dietary advice to help you stay away from junk/processed food. More...

D
16 February 2019

This is really friendly group the results I have achieved was more than I thought I would get Sean and jade are very patient and encouraging and are always on hand with any advice I may need on nutrition and fitness the gym sessions are never boring we all have a laugh along the way no extreme dieting still eating what I like just in moderation and still getting the results I didn’t think I would achieve in such a short time weight loss and toning up I have signed up for the next one (the gym was recommended to me so pleased I gave it a go)

S
15 February 2019

I was very sceptical and didnt think Barbells would be something I would enjoy or even benefit from, but how wrong I was. My main aim was to build core strength which it has done but also giving me confidence to lift without worrying my back would hurt . Also it has given me confidence to go to a gym and believe in myself, and has helped me lose weight and inches. Sean is a great coach he is very encouraging, makes you feel at ease and knows exactly what is best to help you. I am the weakest of our group but never felt left behind. I couldnt recommend his classes enough, Im so pleased I joined his group and have signed up for next lot of classes. More...

C
4 February 2019

A great place to get fit, loose weight and gain confidence whilst attending the many classes.

J
4 February 2019

No waiting around for treadmills plenty of them no one bothers you

P
4 February 2019

Good facilities, affordable pricing, 24/7 good choice of equipment, friendly staff. Cool place, if only it was closer to city centre. Cage is amazing, every gym should have one. More...

D
4 February 2019

The service I receive as a customer is just as good if not better than other gyms at a much better price. It is also very easy to gain access to the gyms for both disabled and non disabled customers alike, which is something I am very impressed with. Overall as someone who has had gym memberships with countless other gym companies, Fitness4less is without a doubt the first choice I would go with when recommending a new gym for friends and family. More...

J
4 February 2019

Top training facilités. Great staff. Great people. Sum folk. Still a little shy and. Nervous. If u need to know anything. About machine wat ever. Just ask anyone. T'heres always someone. Will help and bail you out.. I have traiined off and on for years. Its all about conection and energy. U get out what you want to put in. It doesnt matter who you are or what age or size you are. In t'he gym i would like to think we are one family. And we all support each other. I just had a stroke in january. Got lucky just my speach. Was bust and my balançe. That knocked me for six. Wondering to myself if i was ok. Never drank or smoked. Thought i was indestructible. But hey it happend. Due to high blood pressure. Then t'he doctor says i had crònic kidney disease for years. So advice here take care of your selves. Dont bé t'he next stroke victim. Take advice freely. Remember if your wanting to make change. Go to xercise for less. I aint no fitness coach. But myself. T'he staff. Or anyone else Will bail you out. If you need a gym buddy t'heres plenty to choose from or even wanna start a team só we alll go through t'he motions. Lots of people train by t'he selves not be cause they want to. Some do some dont. Its your life your world. And your body mind and spirit. How you aproach it is upto you. Dont bé Nervous. Just pick up t'he phone. Leave your mòbile at home as there is plenty of those in t'he gym More...

D
4 January 2019

Excellent gym for the price, it gets very busy at peak times but you don't usually have to wait long for equipment.

D
4 January 2019

Excellent gym for only £9.99 a month. Equipment and layout I think is the best around from others I’ve been to and that includes the likes of David Lloyd etc Class times could be a little better as used to have some good circuit training classes at 8:30pm, which was ideal and always busy.

G
4 January 2019

Good gym. Cheap prices. Only down fall sometimes gets to busy and some equipment takes longer than expected to be repaired.

A
4 January 2019

Love doing the classes,good value for money and has ladies only section too.

N
4 January 2019

Friendly environments, Great PTs and facilities

G
4 January 2019

My new gym & it's spot on.

L
4 January 2019

Nice friendly place

D
4 January 2019

Always plenty of machines to use and good classes to

C
4 January 2019

The location, size and equipment available are top notch

L
4 January 2019

It is an excellent gym the equipment is top quality and the staff are brilliant they are happy to help at any time

M
4 January 2019

Great value gym

M
4 January 2019

Very Reasonably Priced, and with a great range of equipment. Can't knock it.

A
4 January 2019

Xercise4Less Newcastle is a budget gym which has now been open for approximately 3 years, occupying a 35,000 ft space over a single floor. Ladies only, studio area, boxing ring, classes and sunbed is available, and a wide range of cardio, free weight and resistance machines. The words budget pretty much describe the location. Communal areas are now in need of either repair or redecoration, but this is still good value for money if you want to work out in an aircraft hangar. More...

G
4 January 2019

Everything you need friendly and helpful staff

D
4 January 2019

Great gym for a great price

S
4 January 2019

The Glorious House of Gains. My church the place to run fast, lift heavy things and feel good!

R
4 January 2019

Avoid peak time but louds of equipment

K
4 January 2019

Not bad at all

A
4 January 2019

Almost perfect, however I’ve been coming for quite a while now and had no problems at all, amazing staff, amazing facilities and very clean with lots to offer (classes, information, etc) but there has been one thing very recently that has been really annoying me as well as many of the other gym users and that is that we have noticed a major increase of very young people using the gym, of course there is nothing majorly wrong with that however they have been coming in, RUNNING AROUND, misusing gym equipment for example weight machines and the boxing rings as well as interrupting many people in the free weight section so I hope that they can monitor the situation a little better and make sure that this does not get worse!

P
4 January 2019

Lots of equipment and good cardio equipment. Full mma cage and punching bag. Lots of parking and you can purchase supplements at the door. You will need a lock for your locker More...

N
3 November 2018

I have just completed the 8 week transformation challenge, with Sean and Jade, not really having a clue about what I was getting myself into my anxieties were very quickly reduced. . Both Sean and Jade were so welcoming, friendly and so so encouraging, pushing you to train to the best of your abilities and beyond. The sessions are always different and so varied, it kind of encourages you to try harder and keep coming back each week. I certainly feel stronger, fitter and made some changes with nutrition that will stay with me forever.. If you looking to sign up and have any anxieties re what to expect don’t you will not regret it.. More...

J
23 July 2018

Amazing support and knowledge.. thank you sean you have changed my health and body for the better �

J
23 July 2018

Sean is very personable and fully understands his clients goals and coaching needs. Would definitely recommend him.

E
23 July 2018

Really good night and fun class can't wait to come back

R
23 July 2018

Highly recommend working with Sean towards any fitness goals. I worked with him on the lead up to my wedding and improved in every way. .. fitness, weight loss, strength and tone all improved. Unbelievably knowledgeable and great at motivating. I was slightly nervous starting off but he is a pleasure to work with and has you feeling at ease right from the go. Cant thank him enough!! More...

K
23 July 2018

Fantastic personal trainer, very knowledgeable. Helped me reach my weight goal. Continuing to train to tone up! Fantastic person to work with. Highly recommend!!�

H
23 July 2018

Sean is a fantastic pt, he takes time to listen to what you want to achieve.He is very knowledgable and never stops pushing you. Would definitely recommend him

C
23 July 2018

Sean is a fantastic personal trainer,he helps you achieve your goals, no matter what your mood is when you go in you always come out feeling proud of what you achieved. He won't let you use the saying I can't do that he really motivates you More...

K
23 July 2018

Amazing first night at bootcamp! Was so hard but I know I've worked hard, can't walk today! Thanks Sean �

C
23 July 2018

Sean is an excellent PT and I thoroughly enjoy training with him. He takes time to listen to what you want to achieve, builds confidence and pushes you every session to get to your goal. He's really clued up on nutrition and so positive about everything!
He's really helped me to enjoy training again.
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N
23 July 2018

Sean’s 8 weeks program was great. He was very knowledgeable on diet as well as fitness and made the sessions fun as well as hard work. I didn’t get to as many sessions as I wanted to but all the ones I did get to I really enjoyed...thanks Sean More...

R
23 July 2018

Sean really knows what you need to push you - whether it's encouragement and persuasion or a kick up the bum, he just knows what is needed at the right time! Thoroughly enjoy working with him - he makes the sessions interesting and not just the same boring things each week! More...

B
23 July 2018

This has transformed my life can’t thank Sean Leach and Jade Fraser enough. Exercising regularly, eating much healthier and losing weight. I’m winning all around. Really recommend, met some wonderful people and it’s amazing being part of this group ***** More...

N
23 July 2018

Sean listens to what you want to achieve and tailors everything to suit your needs. He pushes you and is genuinely happy for you when you hit personal milestones. He has helped me find a new love of exercise! More...

S
23 July 2018

I went to my first class with Sean last night. It was hard work but I loved it. I will be signing up to join more classes. Everyone was friendly and we had a good laugh at the same time as working out.I Will be recommending Sean to friends. Thank you � More...

M
23 July 2018

Coming to the end of my 8 week transformation challenge with Sean can't thank him enough for all the encouragement and belief in me. I'm a 55 year old bloke who thought his fit days had long gone, however, I have not only changed my mind but also my shape too. All down to Sean's fitness training and nutritional programme. This is just the start as I have signed up for another 12 week session so watch this space. Thanks again Sean. More...

T
23 July 2018

I can't recommend Sean at Fit & Vital Life highly enough. He is the only person who has managed to motivate me into enjoying exercise. I have taken part in both his bootcamps and his transformation challenge. He is great at building confidence (something I never had going into the gym) and really knows how to push you to achieve the very best you can, and when you get there, push you a bit more!. Really knows his stuff and always on hand with great advice on nutrition too. Thank you for helping me believe that ICAN make my life healthier :-) More...

D
23 July 2018

I'm a 55yr old woman, overweight with mobility issues following years of abdominal surgeries. I thought I was too old and too unfit to join Seans program, how wrong I was! ! I can't believe how far I have come in just 8wks. Through Seans nutrition and exercise plan I have learnt how to fuel my body correctly while exercising, I have lost fat, started to see muscle definition, have so much more energy and am so motivated. Sean sees your individual potential and guides you through to succeed your goals, the classes are targeted at all ages and are so much fun. I can't thank you enough Sean!!! And I'm looking forward to the next program x More...

S
23 July 2018

I decided late last year I needed to start making some changes and start looking after myself and was lucky enough to stumble across Seans Christmas challenge. I decided to contact him and find out more and it worked out he could offer everything I was looking for too. Every week I have enjoyed how all the sessions are run and has made exercising fun and bringing back my motivation that I had lost a little while ago. Im pleased with the results I have achieved in the last 8 weeks and can't wait for the new challenges and goals for the next 12 weeks. Thank again � More...

D
23 July 2018

I took up the transformation challenge as an opportunity to change my eating and exercise habits in a sustainable and permanent way. I was apprehensive to start with, but it has been fantastic. Sean is a great guy who knows his stuff and is very supportive. The sessions are varied and fun, shared with a great group of like-minded people. It has been much more enjoyable than I expected (even though most sessions are tougher than anything i have ever done before) and it feels so good to be able to see and feel the difference! For the first time ever it feels like this has been a permanent lifestyle change and i can't wait to continue on to the next 12 week transformation camp. More...

A
4 January 2018

Great value gym!

C
4 January 2018

I joined after Christmas as part of a new fitness regime and I love it. I tend to do the classes. They're great fun. I need pushing to increase my fitness levels. And this certainly does the job.

G
4 January 2018

ecellent

P
4 January 2018

Good value for money

S
4 January 2018

Excellent gym with plenty equipment and no hassles

M
4 January 2018

Perfect gym. Cheap affordable and plenty of equipment and space

C
4 January 2018

Excellent very good gym very big and clean inside always adding new stuff IE sun beds now

S
4 January 2018

Great gym.

T
4 January 2018

Everything you need with a friendly atmosphere and professional advise

D
4 January 2018

Great gym, lots of equipment, great price

C
4 January 2018

top gym all ways clean and staff helpful great place to work out and good fro the price

C
4 January 2018

Well equipped gym at a bargain price per month!

C
4 January 2018

Hard to fault. Enormous, cool and spacious with plenty of staff and clean changing rooms. 2 of every machine, over 30 benches for free weights, a large resistance training/floor area, an interactive cycling area for spin classes and a women only section. There is also a good sized hard floor room for the free classes, a fighting ring and two lunch bags. More...

W
4 January 2018

Need more machines for back and other things

X
4 January 2018

Brilliant the equipment and staff are spot on

A
4 January 2018

Friendly and helpful staff, with all the usual gym equipment.

G
4 January 2018

I keep going back

H
4 January 2018

Great

P
4 January 2018

good gym, plenty of equipment and clean

L
4 January 2018

Massive!All on one level. A few machines didn't work when I went but there was plenty of others.Good gym, enjoyed it

C
4 January 2018

Well equipped, cheap and helpful, friendly staff.

M
4 January 2018

Great gym and love the points reward system

P
4 January 2018

Local and convenient - everything I need on my doorstep and at a great price

R
4 January 2018

Excellent value for money memberships and long opening times. Would love a pool but can't complain for the price. New equipment and there's always a machine available.

J
4 January 2018

Good range of classes . Friendly instructors. Ability to go to 2 gyms near by. Easy free parking . Excellent communication. Texts and emails to keep you reminded of classes booked. Encouragements via email. Excellent value for money so you don't feel guilty spending too much money on yourself each month. More...

R
4 January 2018

£10 a month !! Just brilliant The new manager is very professional and helpful.

M
4 January 2018

The Gym provides everything that I need in one place for a varied workout and nothing that I don't such as Sauna's and badminton courts etc. Although I don't generally use the classes they are a great way to mix up your workout and I may well start using using soon. More...

J
4 January 2018

Great gym they've got everything I need to suit my exercise regime and the staff couldn't be more helpful

D
4 January 2018

The gym opens at 6am so I am able to workout before I start work. There is a great choice of equipment and I never struggle to get on the equipment I want to use. The classes are very good and the instructors are very good at motivating the people attending their class. More...

D
4 January 2018

Great gym with lots of new equipment catering for all levels and ages.

C
28 September 2017

Fab. Always reassuring and working you to your full potential. Go home smiling and full of energy. :)

C
28 September 2017

Brilliant. Made to feel comfortable and target what you want to achieve. Feel more amazing after each session! Thank you

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Through a detailed FREE consultation we will discuss your current activity levels and work out a goal which achievable and the steps we need to take in order to achieve the fitness goal we agree.

Listening to your body and understanding what works best for YOU!

Helping people achieve things they never thought they could!

To become my own boss and to do what I love doing everyday and make a living doing it!

I offer a premium service which outside the modern "trends". I dont do bootcamps or big classes where everyone is treated the same! I focus on YOU, your needs! Your dreams, your goals, your likes and dislikes. I match my sessions to suit you! To get the best out of you and your genetic potential!

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30 Minutes FREE consultation - A chance for us to get to know each other a little better, discuss your needs & goals then arrange the relevant programme that will help you achieve your goals & dreams.