Posted: 25 Oct 2016
#New Home #Affordable Home #Area Guide Staying fit and active in Hackney
When it comes to staying fit and active, Hackney has an array of options to suit all age groups, abilities, fitness levels and budgets. From high intensity CrossFit to relaxing yoga, Hackney is a great location to help you stay healthy in mind, body and spirit.
EDITOR’S CHOICE Blok
Blok ticks all the boxes with its cool studios housed in a Victorian tram depot, healthy on-site café and plethora of classes to satisfy even the most die-hard fitness junkie. They offer TRX, boxing, battle ropes and more. Post-workout replenishments are also on point. Choose from an almond latte, protein fuelled shake or bone brone to help invigorate you after your session.
Address: The Tram Depot, 38-40 Upper Clapton Rd, E5 8BQ Telephone: 020 3621 2151 Prices: Classes from £14
If you were a 80s child, then you would have grown up with a hula-hoop glued to your waist (and when you weren’t hula hooping, you could be found on your pogo stick). Even then, you had the foresight to realise that this was a life skill that was going to keep you fit, tone your body, and strengthen your core in adulthood.
Address: London Fields Fitness Studio, 379 Mentmore Terrace, E8 Telephone: 07545 499 618 / 07967 670 664 Prices: £7 per class
What better to warm your bones this autumn than a hot yoga session? Experience what it feels like to get loose and limber in 37C heat. Rid your body of toxins and clear your mind in this spirited yoga studio.
Address: 9-15 Helmsley Place, London, E8 3SB Telephone: 020 3771 2285 Prices: £12 per class, introductory weekly-unlimited class offer, £15; class passes also available. The Refinery
This studio was created to assist busy Londoners with the tools to enable them to deal with the 21st Century lifestyle. They achieve this through the power of both exercise and meditation to help you achieve optimum wellbeing. Not a bad philosophy in our book. Plus, you can stay healthy and connected in their super cool and stylish environment.
Address: 14 Collent Street, The Basement, The Ceramic Works, E9 6SG Telephone: 020 7148 5990 Prices: £5 for first class, £99 monthly pass, class passes and drop-ins are available. London Fields Lido
No fitness guide to Hackney would be complete without mentioning the London Fields Lido. This heated outdoor swimming pool has a legendary status and a dedicated all-year round following. So, what are you waiting for? Dive right in.
Address: London Fields West Side, E8 3EU Telephone: 020 7254 9038 Prices: Member, £3.45 (adult), £2.85 (child); non-member, £4.80 (adult), £2.85 (child), concessions, £1.25 (adult and child). Yoga on the Lane
Sat in the heart of Hackney, this is a yoga studio that excels at what it does. The teachers are full of wisdom and support for their students. You can enjoy the full range of yoga here, from pregnancy to parent and baby, dynamic to flow and restore.
Address: 105 Shacklewell Lane, E8 2EB Telephone: 020 7254 1229 Prices: Classes from £6. Clissold Leisure Centre
If you’re an all-rounder, then the Clissold Leisure Centre is the place to go. Make the most of it’s 100+ station gym, swimming pool, outdoor training areas, large class timetable, basketball court, trampolines or simply wind down in their health suite (with two saunas, a steam room and Jacuzzi).
Address: 63 Clissold Road, Stoke Newington, N16 9EX Telephone: 020 7254 5574 Prices: All activities from £47.40 per month (adult), £14.70 per month (child). CrossFit Hackney
Situated round the corner from Haggerston Station, this CrossFit gym means business. Combining cardio, strength, endurance and flexibility, CrossFit aims to give you an all-body workout whilst pushing you to your limits. An experience like no other.
Address: Arch 328 Stean St, E8 4ED Prices: Monthly packages start at £115. Are you looking for a stylish affordable home in Hackney?
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