Glanbia CORPORATE GYM

Train

Nourish

Learn

Flourish

Glanbia is delighted to offer a great on site gym to employees.
Managed by our vendor partners Fit For Life* we have an on-site Fitness and Wellbeing Coach who will be in the gym for a number of hours
per week to help you with anything to do with fitness and health related issues.
Opening time: The gym opening hours are 06.00 to 21.00 Monday to Friday

How to join

In order to use this facility you simply have to fill in the online screening questionnaire and attend a 30 minute group Induction Class.

In addition to the equipment we will be providing staff with coaching, progress tracking, tailored exercise, nutrition advice and an on line booking system.

You will also have a Glanbia community portal where you will receive support from our vender partners Fit For Life and other participants. You will be able to access a wide variety of tools to make healthy living easier and more fun.

The gym includes the following equipment:

  • 2 x upright bikes
  • 2 x spin bikes
  • 1 x cross trainer
  • 2 x rower
  • A set of free weights from 2kg to 24kg
  • 2 adjustable benches
  • Stretching mats
  • Muti functional trainer
  • Lat pulldown/ vertical row
  • Leg extension/curl machine
  • Leg press
  • Accessories such as:
  • Medicine balls
  • Swiss balls,
  • Skipping ropes
  • TRX
  • Foam rollers
  • Plyometric boxes

CLICK HERE to fill in the Health Screening Questionnaire to start the process. Once you have completed this you will be sent an invitation with in 24 hours to set up your account on the Glanbia community portal. You will then be able to book in for your induction session.

If you have any issues accessing the app or need any help please contact gym@glanbia.com

The gym is supervised by a Fitness and Well-being Coach on the following days:

Monday: 16.00-19.30
Wednesday: 07.00-10.00 & 12.00-14:30
Friday: 11.30-14:30

CLICK HERE To Find An Appointment

PERSONAL TRAINING

ONCE OFF PERSONAL TRAINING SESSION

Our assessment procedure includes:

Health history screening, girth measurements, body fat testing, weight & height.

Following the initial assessment, a customized exercise programme will be designed for you. Each programme is designed to meet your particular requirements, desires and goals.

We will demonstrate each exercise and have you perform it yourself so we can make sure you are completing each exercise with the correct technique and weight load.

(Home programmes are also available)

We recommend you refresh your programme every 4 to 5 weeks with us to ensure you are always progressing.

CLICK HERE to search for a time and book a personal training session.

GYM CLASS TIMETABLE

Please note: The classes are held in the gym and the gym equipment will be limited for use during the times of the classes. Please try to schedule your workouts outside the times of the class if you do not wish to take part.

We will need everyone to book in for the gym classes as spaces are limited to 8 people. CLICK HERE to view the timetable and book in for your class.

Below is a description of the classes available.

Monday - 17.30 - 18.30 - CIRCUIT TRAINING

Circuit training is the ultimate total health and fitness body conditioning class! Combining body weight exercises and resistance training set up in stations. Circuits will help you lose weight, tone up and completely transform your body.

Wednesday - 7.30-8.30 - BODY CUT

This class is dedicated to pushing your body to the next level. This is a cardio workout with strength conditioning, toning, and muscle development through use of interval training and weights. Body Cut will challenge your muscular endurance as well as balance and coordination by moving through all planes of motion with multi-joint and compound exercises.

Wednesday 13.00- 13.40 - HIIT

This class improves heart and lung function, burns calories and vaporises body fat! The workout focus is on high intensity exercise - with work and rest sessions of between 20 & 45 seconds each.

This class uses equipment and body weight to perform exercises that elevate the heart rate and maximise caloric output.

Friday 13.00-13.40 - TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING BLAST
This class includes a great mix of upper, lower & middle body segments, interval led with powerful non choreographed cardio cycles of skipping, circuits, and plyometrics. Blast away boredom with this high-energy workout that builds & sculpts muscle as well as improves strength & endurance.

HEALTH, WELL-BEING & AVOIDING INJURY

Glanbia or Fit For Life shall not be liable to any person for any damage or injury however caused arising from the presence in or use of the gymnasium.

If you are unsure of your medical wellbeing, or if you have a recent injury, please consult your Doctor before using this facility.

If you feel breathless or dizzy, stop using the equipment immediately.

In the case of an accident or problem with the machinery, please contact the Gym Manager at gym@glanbia.com

Medical questions should be directed to any first aider listed by the telephone. In the event of an accident you must complete an ACCIDENT REPORT FORM and submit this to Facilities.

GLANBIA WATERSIDE GYM RULES

1. The Gym is for employees only
2. Employees must receive an induction and signed the consent/disclaimer form before being given full access the gym (by Fob)
3. Temporary access can be given upon signing the consent form available from the receptionist/PA.
4. Each gym user must use their own fob when entering and leaving the gym.
5. In case of any dispute management decision is final!

Glanbia Waterside Gym Courtesies

1. Each individual must use their own Fob to access and exit the gym. Fob access is given once induction process is complete.
2. Proper gym attire must be worn at all times (T shirt, Track bottoms, shorts and runners)
3. Participants must provide their own towels. Towel to be carried at all times while in the gym.
4. Users must wipe down equipment with sanitary wipes provided after use.
5. When a Gym user leaves the gym he /she should normally take their gym bag with them.
On no account can gym bags be left in the gym over-night.
6. Food & Drink are not allowed in the gym (except drinks in leak proof containers) and water from fountain.
7. Please re-rack weights and put equipment back in its correct position.
8. Weights are not allowed to be dropped on the floor-please lower slowly to the ground.
9. Showers and locker areas should be left spotlessly clean. (as you would wish to find them)
10. Talking on mobile phones is not permitted in the gym area.
11. For your information a Defibulator is kept on the 1st floor landing of Waterside. There is also a panic button to use in emergency located near the FOB unit at the gym exit door.

Note: The provision of the gym (and any relevant charges) is a discretionary benefit and the Company will review this annually.

FAQs for Glanbia Online Community & App

Every user in the system has a personal profile. On this profile, you can view your progress and get in contact with other uses. 
Adding a profile picture
The first thing to do if you want to set up your personal profile, is add a profile picture. You do this by going to your account settings > profile picture and upload a file from your computer. The photo will then be placed on your personal profile and is available for all users.
Adding progress pictures
Next to a profile picture, you are also able to file pictures to log your progress. Since we understand you might not want to share those pictures with everyone, make sure your privacy settings are set accordingly.
Reaching achievements
To motivate you reaching your goals, we have set up a few achievements for you to earn. Try logging all of your activities and you will see you receive trophies for it. The more achievements, the higher your participation!
Join groups
To learn more about the possibilities of Virtuagym and to help your fellow fitness-fans reach their targets, you can join or even create groups about specific subjects. Try out the Nutrition group, where people share their recipes with each other!
Write a blog
Let your friends know how you’re progressing by writing a blog about your lifestyle. You can also visit your friends’ pages to read their blogs, like and comment on them. 
Join a challenge
To make your goals a little more visual, you can join a challenge. Want to lose 5 kilos? Join the challenge and see your progress on your profile with the blue progress bar. Or join a combined effort-challenge, where you work together to reach a goal!

Virtuagym is all about connecting you to your fellow healthy-lifestyle lovers from all over the world.
You can track each other’s progresspost blogs on your profile and check out the leaderboard to see how you’re doing compared to your friends.
Next to that, you are able to post messages on the profile of others.
Whether you want to congratulate them on their new unlocked achievement or help them stay motivated, it’s always nice to leave a message for someone.
As a user, you can decide who gets to see and post to your profile, so it might happen that you are unable to post on someone’s profile. If you want to connect with them, you can try and send them a buddy request.

After you create your nutrition plan, you can start tracking your nutrition. You do that in your Food Diary. By clicking on the plus sign in the top right, you can add your food.


It opens a screen with all kinds of food products. You can search in the search bar for your product. Once you have found your product, click the product and you can specify how much you have eaten of the product, in this case one banana of 152 grams. You can change the number and weight, and specify for which meal of the day that food applies.


After you create your nutrition plan, you can start tracking your nutrition. You do that in your Food Diary. By clicking on the plus sign in the top right, you can add your food.


It opens a screen with all kinds of food products. You can search in the search bar for your product. Once you have found your product, click the product and you can specify how much you have eaten of the product, in this case one banana of 152 grams. You can change the number and weight, and specify for which meal of the day that food applies.

First, you have to download the Glanbia Citywest gym app in your app store. Open the app and log in with the same email address and password that you used to register with your club.  
 
After logging in you can choose ‘Schedule on the main menu’. If you want to book a class in a schedule, use the arrow keys >& < to skip to different days until you find the class you want to book    If you go back to the overview of the day, you'll see your booked class is green. Also you get (if your club has set this) a confirmation email for your booked class. If you want to cancel your class, you do this by going back to the schedule activity and click "Cancel booking."

A reminder regarding tracking your food is possible in the mobile nutrition app.
You can set several reminders in the nutrition app, per meal. You also can specify at what time you want to be notified, and indicate which meal you want a reminder for.