1. KOBOX 13
13 is Kobox’s brand new luxury pay-as-you-go gym in King’s Road. With a laid back, flexible approach, you can expect pre-programmed schedules suited to you, or you can simply rock up and work out at your leisure, enjoying the facilities on offer. Perfect for anyone looking to enjoy the freedom of space, or those that don’t want to hang around waiting for the use of equipment. Oh, and in case you needed more incentive to visit, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s brother Toby is a trainer there.
From £20, Unit 8-11, Kings Walk, 122 King’s Rd, SW3
PureGym is easily one of the most accessible on this list with more than 65 no-contract gyms across London – most of which are open 24 hours a day. Users can book onto a range of classes including cardio, sculpt and tone strength training and mind and body classes. Plus, there are free workout videos and exercises guides online, so you can stay fit and motivated from the comfort of your own living room too.
From £14.99 a month, various locations
The Chelsea studio offers classes from £26 and PT sessions from £75 with no contract or monthly fees that tie you in. Whether you’re a weightlifter, a yogi or a lover of dance, there is something for everyone to try and enjoy at KXU. The classes certainly aren’t for the faint hearted either – definitely for those looking to bust a sweat and take on a hardcore workout.
From £26, Pavilion Road, SW1
At Gymbox you can pay for monthly classes and personal training, but don’t worry, you can also cancel anytime with just a month’s notice, so you never feel stuck. Expect spinning classes to an 80s flavoured soundtrack right through to fun boxing sessions that are guaranteed to have you aching in all the right places.
From £71, various locations,
5. The Gym
The Gym has multiple no-contract venues across central London – in Charing Cross, Waterloo and Holborn Circus and all are open 24/7. Another big benefit is their impressive, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities – not to mention their free classes which include HIIT, Pilates and circuits. Your fitness and personal happiness are really prioritised here, as is your bank balance with a day pass costing you no more than £6.99.
From £23.99 a month, various location,
Featuring just three types of classes – yoga, HIIT and cycle – you’ll be pushed to work on your core strength, flexibility and explore powerful movements you’ve likely never tried before. Credits start at just £20 (you can get a ‘buddy’ credit for a friend worth £30 too), and if you’re really keen, a 20-credit package is available costing £325 for you to access the classes whenever suits. There’s also a delicious smoothie bar and nutritional snacks on offer to keep you feeling satisfied post-workout.
From £20, Bank (40 Coleman Street, EC2R 5EH) and Covent Garden,
7. Victus Soul
For those seeking a challenge in their fitness routine, look no further than new studio, Victus Soul. Designed to help you get a serious sweat on, this new hotspot offers boxing and running-inspired group classes that focus on technique, form and recovery to ensure you feel the burn and get the most from your workout. Whether you choose HITT & Box or HIIT & Run, we guarantee you’ll feel revitalised and seriously toned post-class.
From £20 per drop-in or packages and memberships are available too,