Body BASIC Gym

Assisted Exercise Suite 

Power assisted exercise equipment is specifically designed for people with physical disabilities who need to exercise but could not or would not access a conventional gym. BodyBasic comprises of 16 specifically designed assisted exercise machines. 

This technology allows a person to exercise in three modes: completely passively, to exercise with minimum effort or to exercise with full effort. 

Benefits of the assisted gym programme are: 

  • Increased functional capacity 
  • Improved circulation 
  • Increased mobility and co-ordination 
  • Increased muscle strength, increased general health, fitness and wellbeing 
  • Improved mood and self-esteem 
  • Reduction in risk of stroke, heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. 

Following an assessment by one of our friendly, qualified physiotherapists, BodyBasic members are given a tailored exercise plan to follow. 

For more information about the BodyBasic gym please get in touch by email: bodybasic@basiccharity.org.uk or call on 0161 707 6441.