Friskis&Svettis is a non-profit making organisation, the largest chain of fitness centres and one of the best known brands in Sweden. From the first session, which was held in Stockholm in 1978, Friskis&Svettis has grown to over 159 local Friskis&Svettis clubs with 538,000 members in ten European countries. F&S Aberdeen had over 700 people taking part in classes and Viking Hiking in 2016.
The mission of Friskis&Svettis is to offer pleasurable and easily accessible high-quality workout for everybody. We want to encourage as many people as possible to adopt a positive, active lifestyle.
In Swedish 'frisk' means fresh or healthy and 'svett' means sweat. Friskis&Svettis aims at creating a bridge between health care and keep-fit activities and that includes squash and racketball also stands alone as a fitness class in it’s own right..
We call our workout 'jympa'. The concept is based on music, the joy of motion and positive leadership. It is fun and effective, and has been developed in co-operation with experts in the fields of medicine and physiology on the basis of scientific research.
A class of Friskis&Svettis workout integrates all the essential elements of physical training in the hour to music to make you wnat to exercise, i.e. warm-up, flexibility, strength, stamina, cool-down and relaxation.
We are Aberdeen’s best kept secret so why not give us a try?