7 Ways To Celebrate National Fitness Day in London

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Tor Cardona

Wellness editor

Get involved in National Fitness Day, an annual celebration of physical activity, on Wednesday, 26 September, at one of these free classes, workshops or expert-led workouts. Whether you’re a gym enthusiast or fitness newbie, there’s something for you.

1. Fitness First


Fitness First
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There’s no need to splash on a pricey gym membership, thanks to DW Fitness First, which will be opening the doors to its clubs nationwide on Wednesday. Pop in for a free class, get workout advice from top trainers or book in for a mini health MOT.

2. Boom Cycle

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Boom Cycle
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Led by Boom Cycle’s world-class trainers, all rides across the Holborn, Hammersmith, Battersea and Monument sites will be hip-hop-themed and free for first-timers. Be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.


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>Renowned personal trainer Lawrence Price will be leading an exclusive hour-long workout at immersive yoga studio FLY LDN on Wednesday. Feel the burn with a low-impact, barre-inspired class that’ll start and end with a guided meditation to leave mind and body restored. There’ll also be goody bags courtesy of health-focused subscription service Fitty Ldn.

4. Sweaty Betty


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© Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty’s free classes are one of the capital’s best-kept fitness secrets. Held in-store at locations across the UK, they cover everything from HIIT to yoga to pilates, all hosted by top trainers. With dozens of classes on offer this National Fitness Day, you’re spoiled for choice.

5. Sweat IT

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Sweat It, the capital’s latest treadmill-based studio, offers an endurance session like no other. Book in for a class on National Fitness Day and you’ll be granted a free buddy credit and be in with a chance of winning free smoothies and class bundles.

6. Sweat by BXR

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Sweat by BXR
© Sweat by BXR

The pay-as-you-go counterpart to BXR – Anthony Joshua’s state-of-the-art boxing gym – Sweat by BXR is known for its heart-rate-raising Versa Climber (a new-gen climbing machine) class. If you can convince a friend to join you in the sweat fest, you’ll both get a complimentary session.


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Free boot camps, free classes, free food. ONE LDN, the Fulham-based studio known for its strength and conditioning workouts, will be hosting a free outdoor session on Eel Brook Common on Wednesday evening, as well as other one-off events throughout the week. Pre-booking is essential.

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