Learn to move the tough way, with The Grid. Four classes, six core movements, one revolution in functional training.
Basically a bag of sand. But there’s a reason Eastern European wrestlers use them for training. Shaped like a crescent moon and with handles at each end, these leather sacks improve your strength and agility in ways a solid weight can’t. It’s all down to their awkwardness – the instability works multiple muscles to stabilise joints and make them stronger.
Giant, heavy ropes, usually anchored to the wall. Weighing up to 20kg, they work every muscle in your body and give you a killer cardio workout, with none of the strain of high-impact exercise.
Delve into this underground hideout between Barbican and St Paul’s, with plenty of space to be all kinds of active. Swap your desk for a hammock at lunchtime. Fit in a few lengths of front crawl before work. And look forward to the fluffy robes and towels waiting for you in the changing rooms.