To celebrate the arrival of Elevate 2018, taking place between 9 – 10 May at London’s ExCeL, Versaclimber UK is inviting visitors to take part in a challenge to climb the height of Nelson’s Column on one of our machines.

A staple of London’s Trafalgar Square since 1843, Nelson’s Column stands 52m tall and commemorates war hero, Admiral Horatio Nelson. Since construction, the monument has stood as the centerpiece for the capital’s most televised attractions, including the screening of the 2012 London Paralympics and film premiere’s including the epic finale of blockbuster, Harry Potter.

Fancy yourself as the next master of the column? Head on over to stand H09 during your visit to Elevate and test your stamina on the most effective workout machine possible, the Versaclimber.

Participants who complete the challenge will be entered into a prize draw, and as the exhibition draws to a close, we’ll announce five lucky winners on our Facebook and Twitter channels. Each will receive a free day pass to London boutique gym, BXR, to try its ‘Climb to the Beat’ class, which recently celebrated its first birthday.

London’s Sweat by BXR, which plays host to Europe’s first ever Versaclimber group climbing classes, offers a range of cardio sessions for all levels and abilities.

If you’re attending the event, why not take some time out of your day to scale the height of a historical monument? Now that’s something to check off your to-do list.

We wish all challengers the best of luck with their climbing endeavour and be sure to share your Elevate experience over on our social media channels, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #ClimbTheColumn.

Feeling adventurous? Take on the challenge at home or in your local gym and share your results on our social media channels. Good luck.

 

*Exercise disclaimer
The exercises provided by Versaclimber and Versaclimber.co.uk are for entertainment purposes only, and are not to be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product, or course of action.

Exercise is not without its risks, and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. They include but are not limited to: risk of injury, aggravation of a pre-existing condition, or adverse effect of over-exertion such as muscle strain, abnormal blood pressure, fainting, disorders of heartbeat, and very rare instances of heart attack.

To reduce the risk of injury, before beginning this or any exercise program, please consult a healthcare provider for appropriate exercise prescription and safety precautions. The exercise instruction and advice presented are in no way intended as a substitute for medical consultation. Versaclimber and Versaclimber.co.uk disclaims any liability from and in connection with this program. As with any exercise program, if at any point during your workout you begin to feel faint, dizzy, or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately and consult a physician.

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