About Time: You Discovered the Best New Workouts in LondonBy Mayola Fernandes
Bored of hitting the treadmill? We feel you. If you’re in need of some motivation, or a new gym class – we’ve discovered the best places in London where you can get involved. What are you waiting for? Make your move this summer and update your fitness schedule with the best new fitness classes in London:
The Run-Down: Raw Pilates is London’s hottest new Pilates studio where you can experience the ultimate in body conditioning. One of the best new fitness classes in London; their classes provide a simple and stripped-back approach to training and offer a fully integrated and holistic alternative to fitness and wellbeing.
The Class: You can expect small and intimate classes suited to your personal ability and individual goals, led by highly passionate instructors. So if you’re a first timer, there’s no need to worry. If you’d like to build muscle, tone and improve posture and flexibility, this is your spot!
Where: The Laboratory Spa & Health Club, 1a Hall Lane, Mill Hill, NW4 4TJ
The Run-Down: Sweat It provide stripped back, functional and raw workouts. Their thorough training classes are designed to shock your foundations and build your resistance.
The Class: RIG is a 50-minute resistance based session at Sweat It London, a boutique dual concept in Aldwych that combines bodyweight exercises with equipment such as landmines, Olympic bars and resistance bands on Sweat It’s custom functional rig. Expect heavy resistance, sweat dripping exercises and serious ab burn. Head over to their London studio based in Aldwych to try it out.
Where: 4 Kean Street, London, WC3B 4AS
The Run-Down: With the weather picking up for summer, Another_Space are taking classes to the streets of London with the launch of Another_Run. One of the best new fitness classes in London; the sessions are on every Monday at 5:30pm in their Bank Studio and it’s free to take part!
The Class: You’ll be starting your week right by smashing out a 5k sprint through the concrete jungle whilst challenging your limits with HIIT sessions along the way. It’s a great opportunity to meet fellow runners alike, explore your city in a way you’ve never seen before, and beat your personal best!
Where: 40 Coleman St, London EC2R 5EH
The Run-Down: Wanderlust 108 – The World’s Only Mindful Triathlon – returns to London on Saturday 27 July 2019 when Battersea Park in South West London will play host to over 4,000 yogis moving and breathing together.
The Class: Join their global movement for a day of practice, fitness and spontaneous dance parties – think of it as a dj-powered field day for your mind and body. Start the day with a 5K your way, then hop on your mat for a 90 minute DJ-powered yoga flow class led Katarina Rayburn. Complete the mindful triathlon with 30 minutes of soul-reviving meditation led by world-renowned spiritual leader Light Watkins.
When: Saturday 27 July 2019, 07:00 – 18:00
Where: Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ
The Run-Down: SMASH London was founded by PT’s Sam and Ash working out of Fitness First in London Islington.
The Class: Sam & Ash founded SMASH with the aim of helping individuals train both physically and mentally. They offer 90 minute workouts for the body and the mind. This entails of a 45 minute fitness class followed by a 10 minute meditation and then 30 minute workshop discussing various topics such as mindfulness.
Where: Fitness First, Angel, 361-373 city road, London, EC1V 1LR