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Anyone using the gym or fitness centre does so at their own risk. Proper Gym accepts no responsibility for injuries, however caused;

neither the loss or damage of personal property which any user of the facility may take with them. The rule is that members train with at least one other person in case of injury or illness. Any member who circumvents the procedures designed to prevent this rule being broken, does so at their own risk.

Members are recommended to have some form of medical insurance to cover injury. Information on insurance matters should be referred to an insurance broker.

Members 'including applicants for memberships' are advised that it is the responsibility of each individual members to ensure that he or she has achieved such levels of fitness and general health as will allow the use of the gym room/fitness centre without injury or accident. It is important to note that an induction course is not carried out internally upon application for membership, although we can advise on known qualified instructors if required. It is therefore strongly recommended that in case of doubt that members refer to their GP for advice on their level of fitness and/or a qualified personal trainer for a dedicated training program before commencing to train.

Proper Gym can accept no liability for injury or accident other than in accordance with such duty as implied by the Occupiers Liability Act 1984 as amended from time to time.

Membership implies no warranty that the premises are reasonably safe for purpose for which members/applicants for membership are admitted.


Consult a doctor. If you plan on using a steam room as a part of your healthcare regimen, consult with your doctor first. A steam room might cause complications if you are pregnant, if you have a history of heart disease, or high blood pressure. Small children should not use a steam room.


Drink water. When you are in a steam room, your body temperature will increase and you will perspire. It is important to drink plenty of fluids both before and after your time in the steam room. Dehydration can be a very serious problem and should be avoided. Also, make sure that you wait at least an hour after eating a big meal before you enter a steam room. Do not go into a steam room if you are already have a fever.


Manage time. You don't need to stay in the steam room a long time to reap the benefits. About Twelve minutes is the perfect time. Pay attention to the signals your body sends. If you're uncomfortable and desperate for cool air, leave the steam room before the Twelve minutes are up. You may need to slowly build up your tolerance. Twelve minutes is only a recommended time frame but may vary, and less time may be more suited for some people. 


Don't go in if you are sick. Steam rooms should never be used by people who have a fever of any type, or open wounds. Both of these conditions can get much worse in a steam shower.


Know your limits. When you first start using a steam room limit your time in the room. Start with a session of around 5 to 10 minutes, leave the steam room when you begin to feel uncomfortable. You can always build up to a longer steam room session, but begin by a short relaxing steam session.


Every effort has been made on this web site to provide the most accurate information, and any general steam room content may be general information that is known or already public. Please understand that  steam rooms deliver excessive heat and you are certain that you are well before participation. 


Proper Gym, it’s affiliates, partners, or any one else associated with  this web site or Proper Gym are not responsible for any injuries, both physical or mental due to results caused by using our steam room. Even though steam has been known to deliver great benefits throughout the ages, you are required to consult with your physician prior to any use to be sure that you can expose yourself to a steam room. Never use a steam room if you are pregnant before consulting your physician. Never allow children to use a steam room.


The content on this site is not a substitute for a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professionals. All content regarding benefits of steam on this site is opinion, based on public publication. All content and information on this web site is subject to change without notice. 2017. 




The following people are not permitted to use our UV tanning facilities

  • Under 18 yrs old 

  • Pregnant Women

  • People who are currently under medical supervision

  • People who are on prescribed medication or take any form of drugs

  • Diabetics 

  • People who are hyposensitive or hypersensitive to light

  • Skin Type 1 


The following people should seek medical advice before tanning, whether in the natural sun or using artificial tanning

  • People who suffer from Epilepsy

  • Suffer from dizziness or fainting

  • Suffer from headaches or migraines

  • People who have a heart condition

  • Suffer from irregular blood pressure

  • People with hypotension

  • Any allergies or suffer with prickly heat

  • Anyone who has skin ulcers or sores

  • Moles that change appearance


A suntan should be built gradually, particularly with sensitive skin. Never repeat UVA suntan treatment if any signs of redness remain from previous sunbathing. Wear goggles or approved protective eye wear, remove contact lenses, keep eyes closed and avoid looking directly at the light tubes. Do not tamper with or touch the light tubes whilst using equipment. Persons with sensitive skin or no existing suntan should restrict the first few sessions to a maximum of 6 minutes. It is also advised that body lotions, cosmetics, perfumes and deodorants should not be worn during treatment.


Health and safety guidelines state that no one person should have any more than 20 sessions per year and we strongly recommend that you follow these guides although you are not obliged to do so. Proper Gym, their staff and agents assume no liability for persons who undertake sun tanning treatment, and if you are in any doubt after reading these guidelines please consult your doctor.

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