Plymouth-based sailors gathered for a healthy lifestyle event to promote the Royal Navy ethos, ‘fit to fight, fit for life’.
The event was lead by the Royal Navy physical development unit in Devonport Naval Base. Sailors enjoyed an array of displays encouraging a variety of healthcare and fitness issues. The stalls included dental hygiene, help to quit smoking, mental heath and sexual health.
There was an assortment of fitness classes showing off the instructors and range of equipment available. Personnel used the climbing wall and attended kettlercise and spinning classes along with circuit training.
Ships companies were also introduced to the huge choice of sporting opportunities at Devonport Naval Base.
Leading Physical Trainer Jonathan Monk, who ran the event, said: “Our aim was to educate ships company of all ranks to a variety of health and fitness issues.”
He added: “It was about different departments working together to promote fitness in the Navy in an easily accessible and friendly environment”.