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Anne has been a member of Halo Leisure since it was known in its early days as "Bridgend Rec" (Bridgend Recreation Centre). She was diagnosed with MS in her 50s, and her GP advised her to engage in regular exercise to improve her mobility and overall body strength.

Anne found swimming enjoyable and frequently participated in aqua aerobics as part of her exercise routine. Eventually, she began utilising the toning suite and would visit at least five times a week, finding it highly beneficial especially with her condition. 

Anne was not willing to let the MS hold her back from being active. She said, “I find that using the toning machines helps me to be mobile”.

Two years ago, Anne's husband passed away, and she now resides with her daughter. 

“I’ve never been the type that sat back and have always been active. I find going to Halo helps me to get out of the house and it’s always nice to have a break from staying at home.  I enjoy the social aspect of making friends, having coffee and a natter at the cafe. Before you know it- the time simply flies.”

She finds the Halo staff very helpful especially during her initial experiences with the toning machines but with the staff’s help, she was able to overcome her fear.

“I got help with using the machines. You simply have to get on with things and not sit back and not try something new”. 

Anne is happy to just use the toning suite daily and attend the aqua aerobics as it helps her to be agile and mobile. 

 

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