Making time for fitness in your busy workweek is no easy feat. Finding a gym close to the office definitely helps as you can easily fit exercise into your commute or your lunch break. We’ve done the legwork (excuse the pun!) for our Borough members and picked the best gyms for keeping fit in and around Net.Works. Borough.
With over 50 classes available weekly, Soho Gyms Borough is ideal if you like variety in your work out regime. There are five types of classes (conditioning Cardio, Holistic, Martial arts and dance) making sure you will never get bored of what’s on offer. With strength and resistance kit, cardio machines, a boxing ring, personal training and sauna, sun bed and steam room facilities, it’s a full service gym. Prices start from £79.99 per month.
13-16 Empire Square, Long Lane, London, SE1 4NA
Looking to improve your strength, discipline and self-confidence? Why not try boxing? John Rooney Jnr, one of the UK’s most respected professional boxing coaches, founded Rooney’s Boxing Gym. Rooney’s offers one-to-one personal training and a variety of class types – from skipping master classes to running clubs. For more information on membership, click here.
42 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6DR
Have you tried F45 training yet? It’s an intensive cardio and resistance work out loved by the likes of Hugh Jackman and Nicole Richie. Having launched in Australia in 2014, F45 Training opened in London in autumn 2016. F45 are group classes with about 10-20 attendees and two fitness instructors. It’s 45 minutes of high interval training split into 45 second workout periods followed by 15 second breaks. If you’re looking for something intense, look no further. A single month of unlimited membership starts at £195.00.
140 Borough High St, SE11LB
Jane Dowling founded Fitness For Everybody, which is a boutique private studio. An ex-gymnast, Dowling has trained the likes of Catherine Zeta-Jones and fashion designer Roland Mouret. Jane and her team offer one-to-one personal training at the studio, specialising in general fitness, yoga, rehabilitation, weight loss, pre and post-natal exercise, postural stability and power plate. Prices start at £60-£70 per hour.
Trowbray House, 108 Weston Street, London Se1 3QB
Personalised training is becoming increasingly popular in London as fitness fanatics look for new ways to improve their health and wellbeing. The team behind The Fitting Rooms believe everyone should be able to have personally tailored fitness, no matter what their budget. The family-run boutique gym offers one-to-one or shared training sessions with no membership fee or monthly contract so you only pay when you exercise. Pay as you go prices start at £35 for a shared session and £80 for one to one.
Saxon House, 48 Southwark St, London SE1 1UN
With membership starting at £22.99 per month and being located just minutes from Borough and Southwark station, Fit4Less is both affordable and convenient. There will be no excuse for skipping the gym if you join Fit4Less. The studio offers space and equipment for cardio, resistance, free weights, boxing and stretch work plus an extensive range of fitness classes.
Moonraker Point, 1 Pocock St, London SE1 0FN