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Gidea Park gym group attempt to squat their way into the Guinness Book of World Records

PUBLISHED: 10:49 19 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:16 20 April 2018

Members of the 65 Heavy gym group are going to cycle from London to paris to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation and Saint Francis Hospice, but first they are going to attempt to squat their way into the Guiness Book of World Records and raise money for the two charities. Photo: Alison Bartrip

Members of the 65 Heavy gym group are going to cycle from London to paris to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation and Saint Francis Hospice, but first they are going to attempt to squat their way into the Guiness Book of World Records and raise money for the two charities. Photo: Alison Bartrip

Alison Bartrip

Members of the 65 heavy group are going to cycle from London to paris to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation and Saint Francis Hospice, but first they are going to attempt to squat their way into the Guinness Book of World Records and raise money for the two charities.

A team of gym-goers in Gidea Park are attempting to squat there way into the Guinness Book of World Records.

The group who go to the David Lloyd gym in Squirrels Heath Lane are going to try and create a new world record to do paused squats to music for as long as you can.

People will have to squat on the words “bring Sally down” and stand on “bring Sally up” on Moby’s song Flower.

The track will be played at the end of a HIIT class and has been organised by the 65 Heavy group to raise money for the British Heart Foundation and Saint Francis Hospice.

To take part contact the gym reception on 01708 463250 or turn up on the day.

The attempt will take place on Saturday, May 12 at 2pm and will cost will cost £5 for non members to take part and £3 for members.

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