Better, Kendal Leisure Centre are offering free day passes to local males between 12th and 18th June for International Men's Health Week so they can come and try the facilities for a day.

Passes include a free mini induction for the gym, access to public sessions in the pool and exercises classes. These sessions are available by appointment and passes can be collected at reception or by calling 01539 729 777.

Men's Health Forum are encouraging men to measure their waist across their belly button as measurements over 37inches (94cm) can lead to increased risk of diabetes, strokes and cancer. Regualr exercise and a balanced diet can help keep your weight to a healthy level. 

Jim Lambert who is a fitnes instructor at the centre said, "It doesn't matter what your current fitness level is, or what you've done before- from the fit to the  absolute beginner, we will find something for you".

 Anyone wanting more information can send an email or pop into the centre.