New family-run gym, énergie fitness, opens in Bedford

Jake and Francine Amos and their son open energie Fitness with manager Lee (L)
The Amos family (R) open energie Fitness with manager Lee (L)

A brand new, family-run, gym has opened in Bedford, promising to bring a “new-level” of fitness to the town.

énergie Fitness, which will be in the basement of the Harpur Centre, opened its doors today, with a variety of fitness equipment, classes and free parking available to members.

The opening has created seven local jobs and will be run by partners Jake and Francine Amos, while also being supported by the energie Group, the biggest fitness franchise in the UK.

“One of our key strengths will be how we make the member feel and to ensure they get the most from their experience with us,” says Jake.

“When a member walks in, they will be greeted by a friendly smile and that person will know the member by their name and, over time, what their own individual goal is.

“That’s the level of personal service we aim to achieve.”

The unit was created by combining the old Café and the basement storage units at the bottom of what was the Harpur Centre’s famous spiral.

A spacious, modern training space have been created for members of all abilities, so they can feel at home and work towards their fitness goals.

As expected, cardio equipment, free weights, personal trainers, resistance equipment and classes will be on offer.

But, their ‘MyZone’ wearable fitness trackers will create interactive classes in the club and help motivate members in their day to day lives.

‘The Yard’, will also give members access to exclusive classes and interval training.

The gym will be open from 6am-10pm, seven days-a-week, with discounted memberships currently available. To find our more head to

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