Forget zumba, the latest fitness craze taking London by storm is BOXING! It’ll be no surprise to learn that people are looking to boxing as a form as exercise as well as learning to defend themselves at the same time.
So where can you go to get started? Here a four top boxing classes for beginners.
Location: Ringstone Gym, 141-153 Drummond Street, Euston, NW1 2PB
Price: £15 per class, pay as you go
These hour long fitness sessions combine cardio work, real boxing techniques and drill sessions to give you a full body work-out and boxing training.
Miguel’s Boxing Gym
Day: Tuesday and Thursday
Location: Railway Arches, 261-262 Hardess St, SE24 0HN
Price: £10 per session, pay as you go
These full body workouts can help you shed 16lbs in 6 weeks through an intense burning session.
Location: The Ring Boxing Club, 70 Ewer Street, SE1 0NR
Price: £20 per class, for non-members
These ladies sparring classes focus on the techniques of boxing in a 75 minutes session giving you drills and one on ones to build your boxing skills.
Fighting combat fitness
Time: 7:30pm (Monday) 8:30pm (Wednesday)
Location: Northwick Park Golf Club, 280 Watford Road, Harrow, HA1 3TZ
These women’s only BoxFit conditioning classes are non contact focusing on cardiovascular fitness which is great for beginners.
Words by: Amy Joanna Taylor