We Say Goodbye to Stevie and Hello to 2017 Fitness, it’s the Liverpool Sport Guide
Your Weekly Guide to Sports in Liverpool 28th November – 4th December.
What a week! From retirements to fight announcements, victories and defeats, it’s been more up and down than a go on the Pier Head Ice Festival fairground! We thought we would fill you in with what’s happening, happened and give you a helping hand in finding a personal trainer to help you get a head start on 2017.
What’s Going On?
Bournemouth FC vs Liverpool FC Sunday 4th December 13:30
Liverpool face a long drive to the south coast when they take on Bournemouth on Sunday. Klopp’s lads mean business this season, and the 2-0 win over Sunderland last week showed the teams ability to fight till the end. It looks like the Reds will be without star man Phil Coutinho. who sustained a ankle injury on Sunday. However, Liverpool have one of the strongest squads in the league, and fans will be hopeful Jurgen can utilise his players to their maximum.
Everton FC vs Manchester United Sunday 4th December 16:00
The Blues hows Man Utd on Sunday, in what is always a tasty fixture. Everton will be hoping to get one over Jose Mourniho’s who are having a similar season to the toffees in terms of results. Koeman’s side have the quality to beat United, and at home, its sure to be a cracker of a game.
Marine FC vs Halesowen Town FC Saturday 3rd December 15:00
Old timers Marine FC face Halesowen Town FC at home this Saturday afternoon. The non-league club was set up in 1894 and has been going ever since, serving the local community with accessible football week in week out. Give them a gander on twitter and get down if you can! https://twitter.com/MarineAFC
Beat the New Year Rush and Start Getting Fit Now!
2017 is just round the corner and a lot of us are still rocking our 2015 winter body! Who can resist a selection box though? Why not get a head start on the new year fitness rush by hiring a personal trainer to whip you into the best shape of your life?
We know it can be a nightmare trying to find the right PT for you so check out our suggestions, and don’t forget to drop us a line with your recommendations and success stories, email@example.com and we’ll share the love!
New Balls Please – Liverpool Tennis Centre, Wavetree
Tennis is by far one of the best sports to get involved with if you are looking to burn a few pounds or increase cardiovascular fitness. Not only is it fun, but it can as competitive as you like and no two games are the same. Rackets and balls are drop dead cheap, and if you invest in good equipment from the get go, it can last you a lifetime. Check out Liverpool City Council’s Tennis Centre if you are interested in picking up a racket. They also offer coaching if you fancy working on your backhand with a mentor! https://twitter.com/LiverpoolTC http://liverpool.gov.uk/tennis
PT FITNESS FREAKS
Responsible for the strength and conditioning work of several world class, Scouse MMA fighters, PT Fitness Freaks is definitely worth checking out. They will be sure to get your backside in gear! More details on their twitter page here! https://twitter.com/ptfitnessfreaks
Ran by bodybuilder John Clarke, the facilities and staff at G42 are excellent. With a studio in Garston, any sessions you have will be in house under the supervision of your PT, who will ensure that your form maximises results when it comes to your physique. Check out their website here and get yourself booked in for a chat with one of the PT’s. http://www.g42studiosliverpool.co.uk/
Father to Liverpool boxer Rocky, Michael ‘Tosh’ Fielding MBE runs a ‘Women’s flourish and succeed, boxing and fitness classes.’ Check him out on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/toshfieldingmbe/
Stars of the Week
Everton Under 23’s Sleep Out
Everton’s Under 23 side this week took part in a sleep out at Goodison Park last Friday to raise money for homeless children in the city. The young Blues slept in the Park End with nothing but a few beanie hats and blankets to experience what life is like for hundreds of youngsters around the UK, with temperatures reached as low as -4 degrees. Congrats to all who took part raising funds for such a worthy cause. We’ll bring you the fundraising total next week. Fore more on this head to the Everton website for more.
Liverpool Sport Social Media Round-up
Break Dancing Classes, Have you got the moves?
Tony Bellew vs Haye Announced
CoLC FC Biggest Fan
New Tranmere Store in Birkenhead
This week, Liverpool’s sporting culture took a massive hit, with one of the cities most famous sons announcing his retirement. Steven Gerrard played 710 games for LFC, scoring 186 in a career that lasted for 17 seasons. Gerrard was often labelled the best midfielder of his generation by his fellow players, and also captained England for a number of years. Not bad for a lad from Huyton. Check out a highlight reel of Stevie here.
We hope our Personal Training suggestions will encourage you to take a leap of faith and gerron that treadmill! 2017 will be your year, you just have to want it bad enough! We’re planning a Winter Sport Guide and we need your suggestions for the best way to get a sweat on (keep it clean) so drop us a line firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet us @TheGuideLpool