We may be into our lycra, but we also want our kit to be both ethical and sustainable. So, we went in search of the activewear brands that do good.
When we first heard about whole body vibration training, it was ‘sold’ as a way of getting a full hour’s worth of exercise in the space of a few minutes. This is because the vibrations of the platform activate your muscle receptors, making your body work harder as you exercise. We were invited by Power […]
Barry’s was the first, Project Fit followed, and then came 1Rebel. Now London welcomes the latest indoor bootcamp to grace its epic fitness scene: Best’s Bootcamp. What does the new bootcamp on the block have to offer that we haven’t already seen? We were invited to preview Best’s unique bootcamp concept at an exclusive blogger […]
As a self-confessed magpie of all things fitness, I often find myself in somewhat surprising situations, usually because I said ‘Yes!’ to a class without bothering to do any research or read the fine-print. As I stepped on to the mat at The Budokwai Martial Arts Club in Chelsea on a Monday lunchtime, it had […]
On a glorious Sunday morning, I reconnected with my inner child and had a little taste of what it’s like to navigate the urban jungle, traceur-style. Parkour royalty came out in force to celebrate the release of Disney’s The Jungle Book by showing city-folk like me how to unleash the Mowgli within and how to […]
Indoor bouldering is rising in popularity across the country, not only as a way for climbers to stay in shape and work on technique in between outdoor adventures, but also as a workout in its own right. I was very excited to check it out for myself at an introductory session at one of London’s […]
Bella Kinesis, a sportswear start-up and social enterprise, run a free monthly women’s only running club in central London, led by Carly of Project HB. As a novice runner, self-confessed lycra addict and a big fan of Carly’s and her blog, ‘Run Like a Girl’ and I were meant to be. If you’ve read my […]
Run Dem Crew is a running group with a difference. What started as a small group of friends running the streets of London at night has turned into an international movement inspiring thousands. This year, Run Dem Crew partnered with Gymbox, making their running sessions available to like-minded Londoners across the city. There are literally […]