Three others to try: Alternative Fitness


Hula Hoopla classes
Another blast from the past, this playground game is a great way to tighten flabby waistlines, slim hips and improve your Elvis-pelvis dance moves. Dance Base, Edinburgh (, 0131 225 5525) pay-as-you-go classes Apr 14–Jun 27. Virgin Active, Glasgow (, 0141 222 6700) runs Hulaerobics classes.

Ultimate Frisbee
Peter Kay says it’s impossible to look cool when you pick up a Frisbee. Forget posing and join in the fun. Weekly Frisbee sessions, Sunday afternoons, 2.30pm, The Meadows, Edinburgh. For more info email: squeeze@ The UK Ultimate Association has a mixed team based at Glasgow University. Visit

British Military Fitness
Relive school gym classes, with an adult, boot camp edge. These energetic outdoor workouts involve shuttle runs, star jumps and being shouted at by a man with a whistle.
Weekly classes run in Inverleith Park and the Meadows, Edinburgh or Bellahouston Park, Kelvingrove Park and Rouken Glen Park, Glasgow. Visit


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