Be Active at Shimano

Go for a walk or run, step outside, cycle, play a game, garden or go fishing! Exercising makes you feel good. Most importantly, discover a physical activity you enjoy and that suits your level of mobility and fitness.

What better environment than ours at Shimano to experience the benefits of sports and living an active lifestyle? Our Be Active Committee ensures that they offer an array of sports events, sometimes combined with social activities so that you stay sharp, involved and engaged with your passion for sports and for Shimano. Look out for the event calendar for upcoming events!

Shimano’s philosophy is ‘to promote health and happiness through the enjoyment of nature and the world around us’ as well as many of our colleagues have an enthusiasm in different sportive events. Shimano thus has a Sports Committee under the Strong Team Shimano umbrella which organizes events in which colleagues can participate, stay active and connect with each other.

Shimano has lways participated as a team in the Amstel Gold Race, Marathon Eindhoven and multiple fishing, rowing and cycling events in recent years.

Specific ‘Be Active’ activities for 2021 can be found on the ‘Calendar’ tab below.

Online Gym 2021

Without COVID-19 we would have been able to use our beautiful gyms for almost a year now. We are ready to go but still have to be patient. Would you like to exercise more, relax or come in contact with colleagues during or after work? Together with First1 we have put together a nice online offer for you with the following lessons:

Breath / Meditation Session (Tuesday 16:30 + Thursday 12:30)
Feeling good by breathing better! Breath / Meditation session is an online session with breathing exercises and meditation to improve “focus and concentration”, better sleep and for more energy and less stress. The way you breathe, that’s how you live. Improve your vitality with breathing and mindfulness exercises! Participation is allowed with or without camera and questions can be done with the chat function. The sound of the participants is muted. This lesson is offered with ZOOM.

Full body Workout (Monday 17:00)
Various sports exercises are practiced, Full Body Workout. Are you in? The lesson lasts 45 minutes and is offered with Zoom.

Pilates (Wednesday 12:00)
During the Pilates class we train posture, stability, coordination, and we are engaged in breathing with the focus on body and mind. This lesson is offered with ZOOM.

Mindful Yoga (Thursday 17:00)
End your workday with a delicious 45-minute yoga class, suitable for beginners and advanced participants. We start with a short meditation, which turns into stretching exercises for back, neck and shoulders. Then we do a number of sun salutations and yoga poses/asanas and then end with a breathing exercise. This lesson is offered with ZOOM.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know! via the contact form.