Shoreditch is one of the liveliest districts in the capital and there are plenty of fantastic places to break a sweat! Here are our top places to choice from:
The Foundry – This can be found in the centre of Shoreditch and has been voted one of the best gyms in the world! This high-tech venue offers a range of classes and small group personal training, delivered by world class coaches in a welcoming environment. All classes are 45 minutes of high intensity exercise designed to deliver amazing and quick results, making them ideal for a quick lunchtime workout.
BLOK London – Occupying a former warehouse, this boutique gym has been designed to combine award-winning fitness with art, design and fashion to create the perfect trendy workout space. It’s a class-based gym and you pay as you go, meaning no hefty subscription fees. You can choose from over 180 clases a week, with a wide selection of results-focused workouts like BlokFit, HI, Boxing or Animal Flow, or take toning seriously with their yoga, barre and pilates classes. The space also boasts a 60-seater café that comprises a gallery and retail space.
Gymbox – One of Gymbox’s most popular gyms is in Shoreditch. Located on Old Street, this modern gym features state-of-the-art facilities and offers London’s most unique fitness classes. Flatline is dubbed the hardest class in the world, Death Row is a seriously tough rowing workshop. There’s also Contortion, Aerial Pilates, Rave, Trapeze and Paddleboard Yoga. Most classes are 45 minutes or less, so you can easily fit in a session before or after work, or during your lunch break. This trendy gym even features a resident DJs to add some party vibes to your workout!
ChromaYoga – If yoga is your thing then head to ChromaYoga. This unique studio uses colour and light therapy, soundscapes, and bespoke natural scents to create an immersive, multi-sensory yoga experience not yet seen before. They use current research into the ways in which light can be used to improve your physical and mental health. The studio is bathed in a coloured light, and all the poses, scents and sounds are designed around the healing properties of that colour. With some classes designed to last just 30 minutes, this one-of-a-kind space makes it easy to fit in a quick morning or lunchtime yoga session.
Bootcamp Pilates – First introduced in the US, this revolutionary workout was brought to London in 2005. The sessions are fun, challenging and stylish with the help of their popular up-tempo playlists, state-of-the-art reformers, and highly motivated and experienced instructors. Whether you are looking to tone up in your lunch break, or increase your strength after a long day in the office, Bootcamp Pilates promises to have a class to suit you.
Fight City Gym – This unique gym caters to individuals of all levels in search of the perfect place to practice fight and combat disciplines including: Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Jiu-Jitsu. The modern space features a dedicated strength and conditioning area, full gym facilities, weights and functional training area. Members can choice from a wide selection of high-intensity classes taught by leading industry professionals.