Moving Beyond Traditional Fitness Classes
If you are bored of treadmill runs and aerobics, London gyms offer a variety of unusual fitness classes that will challenge you in new, exciting ways.
Also known as SUP yoga, this combines stand-up paddleboarding and yoga. It challenges your balance and stability while providing a full-body workout. Sessions take place both on water and dry land, in specially designed pools or studio environments.
Fancy yourself as a trapeze artist or acrobat? These exercise routines incorporate circus skills and techniques for a full-body workout, focusing on core strength, balance and agility.
A hit with Hollywood celebrities, this high-intensity workout combines cardio and strength training in a nightclub atmosphere, complete with mood lighting and a thumping soundtrack.
Run by ex-Army trainers, these military-inspired classes include elements of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), circuit training, and endurance challenges.
Aerial Hoop Classes
If you’ve ever admired the grace and strength of hoop performers at the circus and want to try it for yourself, these classes will provide you with the training necessary to perform these awe-inspiring feats.
With such a diverse range of unusual fitness classes available in London gyms, there’s something to suit every taste and exercise preference. Challenge yourself by trying something out of your comfort zone!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are these classes suitable for beginners?
Most classes cater to all fitness levels, but always check with the instructor or gym beforehand.
Do I need any special equipment?
Most classes provide necessary equipment, but some may require you to purchase specialized items. Check with the gym before enrolling.
How often should I attend these classes?
For the best results, it’s recommended you attend at least two to three times a week.