About Us

Fitness Factory was established in 2010 as a women-only gym and later expanding to a gym for both men and women. After a devastating fire in March 2020, the decision was made to move to bigger and better premises so we could offer our members even more.

At Fitness Factory, we pride ourselves on being an affordable, community-based gym with high-quality equipment and a friendly environment.

WHAT WE OFFER - We provide our members with a friendly service in a warm, welcoming environment, we're kitted out with the number one brands in gym equipment (Hammerstrength, Cybex, Life Fitness, and Precor Icarian) to ensure a thorough and enjoyable workout each and every time. We provide practical help and guidance in a warm and friendly environment. Our personal trainers are on hand for anyone looking to make a positive change in their lives through fitness and improved health.

CLASSES - We offer a large number of regular, free classes ranging from Body conditioning to a variety of others such as Spin, HIIT, Yoga, Dance fitness, Boxing, Circuits, and many more! We also run women-only bootcamps (not part of the membership)

OUR TEAM - Each member is welcome by our friendly, professional, and highly trained team whose job it is to make your fitness experience enjoyable and achievable.

MEMBERSHIP PRICES - We offer a variety of affordable memberships with NO JOINING FEE and all our memberships include full access to the gym and classes. We pride ourselves on offering the best equipment and facilities even with our low prices!

ONLINE - Our website and social media are a great way to get involved with our gyms. Sign up, book classes, read our blogs and manage your account via our website or follow our social media accounts for up-to-date news, competitions, and inspirational posts!

GET INVOLVED - We love to hear from our members and their accomplishments. Get tagging us on social media and we’ll be sure to recognise your achievements which could even help to inspire others!

EQUIPMENT - There is no point in putting in the hours if the equipment isn't up to scratch! Over the years, we have invested and continued to invest in ensuring that our gym is kitted out with the number one brands in gym equipment. We are one of the only private gyms in Leicester that has the Nautilus glute drive and stairmasters. Equipment forms a key part of our mission to provide an outstanding fitness experience.

CLEANLINESS - Nobody likes to work out in a sweaty mess, that's why here at Fitness Factory we pride ourselves on having a clean, tidy, and hygienic gym! Across the fitness industry, one of the greatest concerns we hear on a daily basis is that people are tired of exercising in dirty surroundings. Cleanliness isn't just an objective of ours, it is at the heart of what we do.

Pop into our gym today and see what the fuss is about! Or have a look at our membership as well as all the classes we have to offer!

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SERVICES & FACILITIES

- Cardio Equipment on the Mezzanine Floor - Treadmills, Arc Trainers, Concept Two Rowers and Bikes

- Fully Equipped Gym With Free Weight Area And Pin Loaded Equipment (Hammerstrength, Life Fitness, Cybex, Precor Icarian, and Nautilus glute drive)

- Functional training room - Astroturf, Sled, Assault bike, Ski Erg, Concept2 rowers, Tyre, Battle Ropes, Lifting Platforms, and More

- Spin Studio

- Boxing Room

- Fully Mirrored Private Studio

- Variety Of Exercise Classes

- Women Only Bootcamps

- Children's Boxing Classes

- Male & Female Changing Room, Showers and Lockers

- Personal Training

- Free On-Site Car Park

- On-Site Physiotherapist

- Supplements, Refreshments, Pre-Workout, Healthy Snacks & More

ABOUT THE OWNER

Fitness Factory is a gym built with love, passion and positivity…and it’s infectious!!

Anisha Karolia is a passionate and inspirational entrepreneur. She began her fitness career as a Les Mills instructor at a commercial gym and then went on to teaching classes in the local community. With classes beginning to burst at the seams, Anisha was inspired to offer more for her women and went into setting up a women only gym where her passion for training grew, and her business has evolved in line with this.

Anisha introduced new equipment making weight training more accessible to the women she was already working with. Breaking the usual stereotypes of women, Anisha’s approach is to lead by example and as a result, she’s an inspiration to many of her members.

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Through seeing the transformation in the women that were coming to her gym, Anisha created Fitness Factory Leicester, a facility more accessible to both men and women in the local community.

“Members get the personal support they need to focus on their fitness goals, and when they see the physical transformation in themselves it gives them a sense of achievement. I love that I can help people in this way.”

Fitness Factory has a broad and diverse membership base where everyone is welcome. After a devastating fire and the COVID pandemic in 2020, Anisha relocated to an even bigger premises that still suited the local community whilst offering more space to uphold the ethos of ‘something for everyone’. Anisha took on a huge renovation project whilst in lockdown and with her members in mind, she has created a fitness facility that offers more than any other privately owned gym in Leicester.