CrossFit training offers a number of benefits and has become one of the fastest fitness movements over the last few decades. There are typically ten key benefits when fulling engaged in CrossFit training.

  • Cardiovascular & respiratory
  • Accuracy
  • Strength
  • Speed
  • Power
  • Flexibility
  • Coordination
  • Agility
  • Balance
  • Stamina

One of the biggest benefits of CrossFit training is how quickly your body responds. Because each workout is focused on moving your body and working out your muscles in different ways each session, your body can learn to work through plateaus that normally would complicate circuit style training.

 

1. CrossFit London

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Phone: 020 3070 3550
Hours: Open until 20:30
Location: Arches 9 and 10 Malcom Place, E2 OEU

Offering more than just exercises and workouts, CrossFit London offer adult gymnastics, Olympic weight lifting, power yoga, mobility, strength and conditioning workouts, and animal flow. They also over beginning strongman classes.

 

2. CrossFit Central London

http://crossfitcentrallondon.co.uk/
Phone: 020 7261 9479
Hours: Open until 21:00
Location: Arch 56/57 Ewer Street, London SE1 ONR

Offering two different locations, CrossFit Central London offers three different classes with their peak hour at 7:00 am. They offer free intro classes with one of their training coaches which help to explain the equipment. They suggest taking a Foundation Course which is a five-to-six-hour course introducing newbies to CrossFit, Nutrition, and Our Box.

 

3. CrossFit North London

http://www.crossfitnorthlondon.co.uk/
Phone: 020 8347 0630
Hours: open until 21:30
Location: 44 Tottenham Lane, Hornsey, Crouch End, London, N8 7DY

This location offers a few things that other CrossFit gyms do not. They have a workout of the day that is posted online as well as a recipe of the week that will help participants to lose weight. They also have classes for kids and teens too.

4. CrossFit Aldgate London

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Phone: 07813 7744639
Hours: open until 20:00
Location: 117 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BT

This location focuses on working together as a community to reach fitness goals. The atmosphere offers training partners, friends, and even competitors to help each other reach their individual goals.

They offer Olympic barbells, power racks, kettlebells, gymnastic rings, plyo boxes, med balls, boxing rings, and skipping ropes. They also offer an onsite physiotherapist.

 

5. Reebok CrossFit Thames

http://crossfitthames.com/
Phone: 020 3318 5900
Hours: open until 17:00
Location: 178 Cannon Workshops, Cannon Drive, London, E14 4AS

This location has a wonderful dedicated community of members and staff who fill the facility with positivity. They also offer remote learning by way of podcasts, nutritional information, and a fitness article each week. They also have a recipe section on their site.

Members can expect to find gymnastics, strength training, and Met-Con classes as well as their typical workouts.

 

6. CrossFit SE11

http://crossfitse11.com/
Phone: 020 3070 3550
Hours: open until 20:30
Location: Arch 103 Tinworth Street, London, SE11 5EQ

Taking a different approach, CrossFit SE 11 promises to make members look good naked. This involves becoming faster, fitter, stronger, and more skilled that they ever have been before. Along with teaching the basic CrossFit regime, they help to develop strength and flexibility through gymnastics and Olympic weightlifting.

 

7. CrossFit Performance 360

http://www.p360uk.com/
Phone: 07717 792356
Hours: open until 21:30
Location: Unit 2c Victory Place, Crystal Palace, London, SE19 3RW

Performance 360 offers a number of different things in their training regiments. They focus on martial arts which takes from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as the traditional CrossFit workouts. This is a unique aspect of this location and not found anywhere else in London. They have 1500 square feet of open space with matted areas, mounted pull up ring, gymnastic rings, and plenty of kettle balls.

 

8. Royal Docks CrossFit

http://www.royaldockscrossfit.com/
Phone: 07792 638785
Hours: open until 21:00
Location: K Warehouse, 2 Western Gateway, London E16 1DR

Royal Docks focus on creating a welcoming environment which they feel will not only increase the number of members but also to help athletes realize their potential and to keep fitness fun while getting heathy. They promote a strong community within their members too. It is one of the biggest facilities in all of London. They provide exceptional fitness training in the East London area close to Canary Wharf. This location is quite busy and some classes have been known to be waitlisted, so make sure to sign up as quickly as possible. They also offer a blog which offers a number of topics including paleo, IIFYM, intermittent fasting as well as other timely topics.

 

9. CrossFit Perpetua

http://crossfitperpetualondon.com/
Phone: 020 8144 5800
Hours: open until 21:00
Location: 74 Queen’s Circus, 326-342 Queenstown Rd, London SW8 4NE

This location focuses on the large member community it has built over the last ten years, helping it to become one of the most established CrossFit gyms in the city. They want their members to not only become healthy but also engage with other members and become friends and colleagues during their journey. They offer team events and even host social events that aren’t to be missed. They are big on supportive staff and member participation citing that it helps create greater healthy, awareness, and happiness.

They have a staff sports therapist who works with athletes rehabbing injuries and counseling them on the prevention of future injuries. Her treatment offerings include corrective, exercise, exercise prescription, acupuncture, manipulations, sports massage, ice therapy, Kinesio taping, MET, trigger pointing, and ultrasound. Their instructive blog is updated weekly with useful information offering insightful tips.

10. CrossFit City Road

http://crossfitcityroad.com/
Phone: 07841 997233
Hours: open until 21:00
Address: 201a Old Street, Shoreditch, London, EC1V 9NP and6 Wilcox Pl, London, SW1E 6QL

There are two separate locations here. They have various classes which offer both weighted and unweighted elements which are combined in a way to elicit a strong physical response from members. Their classes range from Olympic weightlifting to gymnastics all of which are designed to emphasize technical performance, systemic progression, and universal scaling. They offer free trial courses for anyone interested. They also offer 1-to-1 intro sessions for those who are unsure if they are ready to tackle a full-on CrossFit regime.

 

There you have it. The top 10 CrossFit Gyms in London. Join one today. You’ll thank yourself for it later.

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