Active member David Butel fights
I have been a gym member on and off for years,
however in 2013 after a diagnosis of Prostate Cancer, an operation
and after treatment for secondary Cancer, by March 2014 my weight
reached 16st 8lb, I knew I had to fight back.
I joined the Active Gym, found myself a personal
trainer, Harry Zambon, I knew I would need help. During the next 9
months I got down to 13st 3lb, it was hard. I also did Spinning,
Body Combat and my own work outs, attending the gym 6 days a
This journey has been like a therapy and I do not
intend Cancer to control me, I control it.
The gym team at the Active Gym are amazing, they have
been so supportive, and they are like a family.
Part of my get fitter campaign involves taking
Wheatgrass and juicing every day.
I am now fitter then I have ever been in my life, it
is thanks to the wonderful facilities and classes at the Active
Gym, also my great personal trainer.
The journey continues, if I can do it so can you, get
David is an inspirational character and was recently
interviewed by CITV. Read the full story - David's story:
Fighting fit, and fighting cancer, online here