More people than ever people are going to the gym or keeping fit by taking up fitness classes involving a wide range of activities. When you are moving home you’ll want to know the availability of local gyms so you can keep up your exercise regime. We’ve put together a list of some of the best gyms in Islington, Highbury and Camden, and grouped them by what they might be best for, so you can find the right one to suit you.
Best Gyms for Exercise Classes
Metabolic Gym in Camden offers daily HIIT classes to help you burn off those extra calories. It’s been mentioned by the likes of the London Evening Standard, The Times and Men’s Health and allows you to focus on strength and functional training.
Fitness First in Angel gives members access to a range of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. There’s exercise classes, free weights, personal training and group exercise, spin studio, resistance equipment and fitness Fridays classes.
The Fitness Mosaic in Camden has two gyms available and delivers 55 classes. There are two floors to the gym, with a range of activities including spin classes, boot camp and body pump. They also offer holistic fitness class options as an alternative.
Best Priced Gyms
The Gym London Angel in Islington doesn’t require any contract and is open 24/7, so you can pop in at any hour you like. They have over 170 pieces of high-tech equipment to choose from and provide over 40 free exercise classes each week. Yanga Sports Water is also available for locals. Only £31.99 per month.
Energie Fitness in Highbury do not ask you to sign up to a contract and offer a free one day guest pass for you to try out the facilities. After that it only costs £21.99 a month. They have all the latest equipment and classes covering everything from boxing and HIIT, to yoga, Pilates and spin.
Puregym in Highbury costs only £16.99 per month without the need for a contract, allowing you to use over 220 pieces of kit and more than 50 exercise classes a week. Puregym in Camden offers exactly the same in terms of facilities and similarly does not require you to sign up to a long-term contract.
Best Gym Facilities
Virgin Active in Islington not only has the very best in gym equipment, but also a pool, spa and tennis facilities. You can take up Pilate classes, head to spin classes, drop off your kids in the play area or take up body pump or yoga sessions.
Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym in Islington has swimming pool and spa facilities, along with access to onsite physiotherapists. There are boutique classes and state-of-the-art Technogym kit available to members, as well as a huge range of classes.
Fitness First in Camden allows members to make use of the sauna, Technogym equipment along with physiotherapy. There’s also aromatherapy sessions, sunbeds to add a little glow to your skin and personal training, resistance equipment and free weights.
Best for Something a Little Different
F45training in Camden brings people together to work in groups for some functional training. It’s a mixture of HIIT and circuit exercises for intense 45 minute sessions. While it’s hard work the rewards are fantastic.
The MMA Clinic in Angel Islington is one of the best places to keep fit doing martial arts in North London. You choose the discipline and team you want to join and the days you want to work out, and then it’s up to you to get fighting fit.
Orangetheory Fitness in Islington lets local residents try out the gym for the first time for free. 60 minute sessions are tailored to your fitness needs, with the option to walk, jog, run, bike or stride. The aim is to help you set personal milestones and beat them to become a better version of you.
Whether you’re looking for fun exercise classes, state-of-the-art fitness facilities or simply a place to work out, there are plenty of gyms to choose from across Islington, Highbury and Camden.
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