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“Total Fitness Whitefield, the place is falling apart!...”

Written on: 24/05/2011

Total Fitness Whitefield, the place is falling apart! despite constant requests to get equipment repaired, nothing happens. Pigeons infest the underground garage and are breeding there, staff told, nothing done.
Next step, when my membership comes up for renewal, join another gym that cares about it's customers!… Read Full Review

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“Total Fitness WREXHAM.....Is RUBBISH! This is thought...”

Written on: 22/05/2011

Total Fitness WREXHAM.....Is RUBBISH! This is thought to be shut down soon. I wouldnt suggest renewing your memberships or joining, worse thing I ever did! Your money is not safe.... The overweight main manager is RUBBISH. Prob never used a gym in his life so cant relate to members!

DW is my new health club - Excellent Service… Read Full Review

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Written on: 18/06/2011

shocking very personal comment about the "main manager" think you should perhaps speak to him about his weight face to face, maybe he may have an explanation about his weight! I use TF Wrexham and find it very clean, tidy and professional, and have personally found the manager very helpful and keeps his staff in line hence why the place is clean and tidy, DW yes is brand new but small, dark, and unfriendly especially for kids.

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Written on: 21/07/2011

Personal insults are not the way forward.I wonder if you would be Man/Woman enough to insult him to his face. The staff are extremely helpful. But lets compare DW to TF. DW has new equipment, but its small, no natural lighting, no hydro pool or standard size pool, no Sauna, Squash courts. TF has two pools, lots of natural light in the gym/pool area. 2 Sauna's+ steam room, Sauna in Gents and ladies changing room.In DW at peak time, there a queues for use of equipment.So your happy to pay to stand around for an hour before getting on a treadmill.

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“Wrexham Total Fitness- I've been a member for approx...”

Written on: 20/05/2011

Wrexham Total Fitness- I've been a member for approx 10 years, turned up today for my weekly swim, I have numerous health problems (Lupus, Hughes Syndrome, arthritis in my back etc...) and I was refused entry as my subscription apparently ran out yesterday! I've not received any letters informing me of renewal & I normally get at least 2 reminders when it's due with the new price. I was made to feel a complete idiot, I asked if they could call the admin centre to question my renewal but no… Read Full Review

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“I have been using Total Fitness Preston for 5 years...”

Written on: 02/05/2011

I have been using Total Fitness Preston for 5 years now and I have noticed a fall in standards. Many of the cross trainers do not work properly and the free weights are deeteriorating. I will change gyms if it's is not fixed soon… Read Full Review

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“I am wondering if anyone else suffers in the same way...”

Written on: 26/04/2011 by Elliebes (1 review written)

I am wondering if anyone else suffers in the same way attending this gym in Prenton. I've wasted so much of my membership on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks off in recovery from a virus syndrome attending this gym. It happens every time no matter how much I do to prevent this. Short of walking around the gym wearing a mask and a pair of surgical gloves I am unable to prevent this happening. Ive attended TF on and off since 1999 and its gotten worse instead of better. Its run worse than a council gym not… Read Full Review

Guest's Response to Elliebes's Review

Written on: 28/06/2011

I am a member of TF prenton, and although I agree withs some of the above comments I am glad you will be leaving in July.
As paying members of the gym my children can use all the facilities they are entitled to use, its people like you that ruin the atmosphere of the place,.
Go join a gym which doesnt allow children, I hope you never had any of your own for their sakes!

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Deepthought's Response to Elliebes's Review

Written on: 21/01/2013

And it's sanctimonious members like you who think that because they have children it makes them special in some way.

NEWSFLASH for you buddy. Your children are only interesting to you, and the same goes for their diseases! In a real gym, your sprigs are just getting in the way.

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“I have been a member of this gym on and off 3 times. ...”

Written on: 21/04/2011 by hypercat (2 reviews written)

I have been a member of this gym on and off 3 times. When it opened, it was the best gym in the area - well designed, spacious and with a great pool and hydropool. I mainly use the pools, attend aquaerobics and classes. It is really noticable how badly standards of cleanliness and staff professionalism have slipped. Machines, fixtures and the hydro jet features are left broken and unrepaired. Staff numbers have noticably been cut and often they do not seem to be trained or professional… Read Full Review

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“I have had nothing but hassle with my membership. The...”

Written on: 19/04/2011 by jennyohare (1 review written)

I have had nothing but hassle with my membership. The 'use any gym' is nonsense as I began to use another gym and was asked to pay an extra £100. I have tried to sort this problem out for 4 months without much success. They then cut my membership short without my permission and failed to communicate with my during this decision. I have not spoken to the same person throughout the experience and would definitely not recommend this chain of gym to anyone! When I did use the gym, equipment was… Read Full Review

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“Do not join this GYM Total Fitness in Altrincham the...”

Written on: 13/04/2011

Do not join this GYM Total Fitness in Altrincham the membership is way to expensive and the equipment is in a very poor state the pool is filthy and the changing rooms disgusting I went for a free day pass they took my details and then let me in...NO ONE was really interested they didnt explain anything to me no explanation to where the changing rooms were the receptionist was rude and just glared at me(I think it was because I was on a free day pass and not a full paying member!!) I eventually… Read Full Review

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“TOTAL FITNESS, BOOTLE, NETHERTON, LIVERPOOL. ”

Written on: 11/04/2011

TOTAL FITNESS, BOOTLE, NETHERTON, LIVERPOOL.

What can i say!

This gym is supposed to be an exclusive privately run club where members pay good money to train and socialise, and yet it is run well below par with council gyms within the same area.
The staff are extremely ignorant and excel in bad manners.
The gym itself is dirty, and the toilets and shower are unhygienic.
Machines go off for repair and never return.
Subs go up without any forewarning.
So just to let everybody know and keep… Read Full Review

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“I have been a member for many years but things have...”

Written on: 05/04/2011

I have been a member for many years but things have not changed for the better. The cafe is understaffed and so is the gym.Many machines remain unrepaired for many weeks. The gym has just undergone a re-arrangement of the machines and they are situated in all the wrong places. Downstairs is the worst, its difficult to move around the machines and the tv screens cannot be seen from the exercise machines. If this is mentioned to the staff it is totally ignored… Read Full Review

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“I failed to renew my Hull membership in February after...”

Written on: 01/04/2011

I failed to renew my Hull membership in February after 6 years with TF. I am over 55 but used all the facilities and thought it was good value compared to David Lloydd where i had been for the pre 7 years.

The toilets always smelt of urine and the bogs had never seen domestos but i kept coming back for more. Now there are loads of gyms near me all cheaper and all much superior, do not join TF until you've shopped around, you will get free passes to try out the options and you'll dicouver a… Read Full Review

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“I was a member of Total Fitness Preston but I left...”

Written on: 28/03/2011

I was a member of Total Fitness Preston but I left last summer. Staff were rude and talked to members like they were rubbish. The club started going downhill when they appointed a new manager who had an attitude problem. Pool dirty. Spa pool constantly out of order. Machines took weeks to be repaired. Ladies only gym hot stuffy and airless. Not enough electric fans to go round. People in cafe had no idea how to cook the simplest things! Menu unimaginative and not healthy. Classes were… Read Full Review

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“Sadly my ten year membership of total fitness...”

Written on: 27/03/2011

Sadly my ten year membership of total fitness huddersfield is at an end. I payed 325 last year and like many others can't afford the rise to 475. It's a suicidal rise in prices and is going to lead to the business going bust. The gym has lots of broken equipment and is not very clean but I tolerated that for the convenient location. Good luck to the management but I can only see one outcome - administration!… Read Full Review

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“I've been with Chester Total Fitness for 10 years,...”

Written on: 25/03/2011

I've been with Chester Total Fitness for 10 years, since it opened. I only used it for swimming and last year's sub. of £265 was ok value. But this morning I got the renewal letter asking for £350! And with no promise of warmer water. Bye bye… Read Full Review

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“TOTAL FITNES CREWE ”

Written on: 25/03/2011

TOTAL FITNES CREWE
Worst value for money ever!

nothing works properly everything is old and falling to pieces. olympic bars are dangerously loose. benches are all coming loose with padding missing. sharp metal hanging off machines. cable machine always out of order. theres more hazard tape than equipment in there.

and to top it all they want to charge £495 and thats if your willing to pre pay £45 A MONTH

WHAT A JOKE! rival gyms would charge atleast £100 LESS… Read Full Review

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“Worst gym ever, do not go, rude receptionists!”

Written on: 25/03/2011

Worst gym ever, do not go, rude receptionists!… Read Full Review

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“Total Fitness in Wrexham is rumoured to be closing...”

Written on: 20/03/2011

Total Fitness in Wrexham is rumoured to be closing down shortly. Last week Lancaster closed down as well as three clubs in Dublin.
Wrexham has lost over 2000 members to DW Fitness since last September and with people leaving in droves as their contracts expire...it looks certain Total Fitness Wrexham will close.
I have no sympathy for Total Fitness. The first rule in business is 'Look after your customer...or someone else will'. The place is an absolote tip. The machines don't work, the… Read Full Review

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“TF closed their branch in Lancaster on Tuesday 5th...”

Written on: 19/03/2011

TF closed their branch in Lancaster on Tuesday 5th March. After two days of being told that they'do not have that information at the present time and you will be contacted in due course'' they finally offered'continued membership'' at either their preston Branch...20 miles away or a gym called VVV which is on the wrong side of town and will sometimes take 1 hour to get to and from. I asked for a refund as their options were not acceptable and thay told me that i had to write to them and expalin… Read Full Review

Deepthought's Comment

Written on: 21/01/2013

Similar experience when Wrexham closed. Took me several months to get my money back (luckily, my bank provided a financial advisor who caught them in an outright lie and they paid me back 2 days later). Don't know when, but TF have apparently been taken over.

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“Do not join this gym! I have been a member at Walkden...”

Written on: 19/03/2011

Do not join this gym! I have been a member at Walkden for the last 4 years. Within the last couple of years the gym has rapidly declined. The equipment is in a poor state of repair, majority of staff are rude and the place is always dirty. The mebership has increased with a promise of investment and renewing equipment! This has not happened and in fact the place is worse now than ever. I predict total fitness will in fact go out of business at this rate!!!… Read Full Review

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“Since being joint members at Lancaster TF for the last...”

Written on: 17/03/2011

Since being joint members at Lancaster TF for the last 3 years we have noticed a decline in the level of cleanliness and maintenance of the equipment and I would have to agree on an earlier comment from anther reviewer about the staff - some of which don't even bother to greet you upon arrival with a "good morning". This of course may all be due to what was happening in the background which until Tuesday night most if not all of the 4000 members were oblivious to, its closure. Having phoned… Read Full Review

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