Gym-goers ‘rushed to save’ man who died after reported cardiac arrest
A 52-year-old man has died after reportedly suffering a cardiac arrest in a popular city centre gym, despite gym-goers teaming up in an effort to save him.
According to those training at Pure Gym in the Kingsway Centre in Newport city centre yesterday evening, the man died shortly after complaining of feeling unwell following training on a machine at the gym at around 11.30pm on Wednesday, July 21.
The man reportedly complained of feeling unwell to other gym users, before one other man stopped training to help him “cool off” by fanning him with a towel.
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The man then went to the bathroom, and another trainer told of how he “had a gut instinct” that he needed to follow him.
“I just had a gut feeling something was wrong when I saw him head to the toilet,” the gym-user, who wanted to remain anonymous, said. “As I came out of the toilet he was on the floor and kept repeating that …
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