CrossFit has taken the fitness world by storm in recent years, and London is no exception. The city is home to a wide variety of CrossFit gyms, each with their own unique training programs, community vibes, and expert coaching. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a beginner, there’s a CrossFit gym in London that can help you reach your fitness goals.
In this comprehensive guide, we’ll take a closer look at some of the best CrossFit gyms in London, including what makes them stand out and what you can expect from each of them.
Gymnasium - Best Community
Gymnasium is a boutique CrossFit gym located in multiple locations across Southwest London. The gym is known for its high-quality coaching, personalised approach to fitness and phenomenal community. Gymnasium offers a range of classes, including CrossFit, Olympic weightlifting, high-intensity interval training and gymnastics, as well as nutritional coaching and recovery services.
Location(s): Clapham (SW4 6DH), Brixton (SW9 9FX) & Wandsworth (SW18 4TF)
Price per month: £185-£225
What sets them apart: They are the only gym in the UK certified as a B-Corp. They are renowned for their phenomenal community and regular social events - "we believe that fitness should be fun, challenging, and inclusive. We’re excited to welcome you to our community and help you achieve your fitness goals!"
Free Trial Offer: Yes. They also have a promotion offering 30 days for £50.
CrossFit Central London - Best Location
Located in the heart of the city, CrossFit Central London is a spacious and well-equipped gym that caters to all levels of fitness. With a team of experienced coaches, the gym offers a range of classes including Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, and metabolic conditioning.
Location: Central London (SE1 0NR)
Price per month: £140-£230
What sets them apart: What sets CrossFit Central London apart is its focus on individualised training programs. Every member gets a personalised training plan based on their goals and fitness level, ensuring that they get the most out of their workouts.
Free Trial Offer: No. Although, you can check out their drop-in policy here.
CrossFit North London - Largest in London
CrossFit North London is London's largest CrossFit gym and is located within an epic 10000 square ft 'North London Strength & Conditioning' training facility.
Location: Wood Green (N22 6XG)
Price per month: £165-£215
What sets them apart: The size of their premises allows them to offer a large variety of different classes - CrossFit, Olympic Lifting, Bodybuilding, Engine HIIT, Gymnastics & Yoga. They have also recently introduced a dedicated Hyrox class for 75 minutes every Sunday.
Free Trial Offer: Yes. They have a 'bring a friend Friday' initiative where you can bring a friend along to any class for free.
Royal Docks Fitness - Most Competitive CrossFit
Royal Docks Fitness promotes itself as the best gym in London. It is a common location for international CrossFit athletes to train due to it's central location and competitive atmosphere. In 2020, Mat Fraser & Tia-Clair Toomey trained at this box. Other athletes to have trained here include Rich Froning, Scott Panchik & Chyna Cho, just to name a few!
Location: Central London (E16 1DR)
Price per month: £129-£184
What sets them apart: They are internationally renowned and have world-class coaches.
Free Trial Offer: No.
CrossFit Shapesmiths - Longest Operating Hours
CrossFit Shapesmiths is a gym located in Southwest London and is renowned for their flexible training schedules.
On a normal day, Shapesmiths will have no less than 30 classes, beginning at 5:45am and finishing at 8pm.
Location: Clapham Junction (SW11 2NU)
Price per month: N/A - cannot be found on website
What sets them apart: They offer 24 hour access to their CrossFit gym. This is extremely uncommon and a key differentiator for their premises, compared to others.
Free Trial Offer: Yes.
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