Fitness classes

We have a fun-filled programme of exercise classes running throughout the week that are open to students, staff and the public.

There are aerobic, toning, strength, holistic and specialist classes that are suitable for all abilities. The emphasis is on exercise in a fun and friendly environment, meeting new friends and finding something you enjoy. You can download a copy of the Fitness guide 18-19 .

Men participating in a boxfit class.

Timetable

Please note, classes run in term time only (see the London Met term dates for more information).

Monday

     

Time

Activity

Venue

Site

12pm – 12.45pm Circuit and Fitness (with kettlebells) Sports Hall Sports Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Badminton (learn to play) Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Circuit Training Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Ashtanga Yoga Dance studio, BE3-10 Tower Building
1pm – 2pm Yoga The Wash Houses Aldgate Building
1pm – 2pm Personal Training* Main Gym Science Centre

 

Tuesday

     

Time

Activity

Venue

Site

12pm – 12.45pm Circuit (20-20-20) Sports Hall Science Centre
12.30pm – 1pm Spinning Main gym Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Boxing Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Yoga Dance studio, BE3-10 Tower Building
1pm – 3pm Tennis (recreation) Islington Tennis Centre N7 9PL
7pm – 8.30pm Volleyball (recreation) Sports Hall Science Centre
8.30pm – 10pm Handball  Sports Hall Science Centre

 

Wednesday

     

Time

Activity

Venue

Site

12.15pm – 1pm Stretch / Mindfulness The Wash Houses Aldgate Building
12pm – 12.45pm Pilates Dance Studio, BE3-10 Tower Building
1pm – 2pm Couch to 5K Meet at reception Science Centre
4pm – 8pm
Intramural Sport (recreational)**
Sports Hall Science Centre
5.30pm – 6.30pm Yoga Dance studio, BE3-10  Tower Building
6.30pm - 7.30pm Personal Training* Main Gym Science Centre
6.30pm – 8.30pm Aikido BELB-17 Tower Building

 

Thursday

     

Time

Activity

Venue

Site

12pm – 12.45pm Stretch/Mindfulness Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Pilates Dance studio, BE3-10 Tower Building
1pm – 1.45pm  Boxfit Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Basketball (learn to play) Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm Netball (learn to play) Sports Hall Science Centre
5pm – 6pm Zumba Sports Hall Science Centre
6pm – 8pm Badminton (recreation) Sports Hall  Science Centre

 

Friday

     

Time

Activity

Venue

Site

12pm – 12.45pm Stretch / Mindfulness Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 1.45pm  Football (pitch up and play) Benwell Road Gym Tower Building
1pm – 1.45pm Low impact HIIT Sports Hall Science Centre
1pm – 2pm Personal Training* Main gym Sports Centre
1pm – 2pm O2 Touch Rugby Sports Hall Science Centre

 

*Personal trainers and massages must be booked via e-mail beforehand.
Fitness@londonmet.ac.uk

 **Taking place on the last Wednesday of every month

News

Interested in a different activity?

We can arrange recreational classes such as:

  • golf
  • swimming
  • horse riding
  • walks
  • climbing
  • massages

Please contact j.mcbennett@londonmet.ac.uk for further details including timetabling and prices.

What's involved?

With our wide range of classes, there's plenty of opportunity to get adventurous and try something new. Here you'll find a brief description of each class:

Aikido A non-competitive Japanese martial art teaching self-defence and physical fitness, Aikido also develops mind and body coordination and confidence.
Badminton Meet new people, get fit and enjoy a beautiful sport.
Women's basketball Run in partnership with Arsenal in the Community.
Boxfit Circuit-type exercise using boxing techniques. All the gain, but no pain!
Boxing Learn self-defence, build strength and stamina, enhance hand-eye coordination, improve self-confidence, increase muscle tone and de-stress! No experience needed – everyone is welcome.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu A practical grappling martial art that serves as the basis of modern mixed martial arts (MMA), learn how to take down, control and neutralise an opponent. Jiu-jitsu develops respect, discipline, self-confidence and fitness and can provide a high-intensity workout as well as developing self-defence skills.
Circuit training Short bursts of vigorous activity to train your heart and tone the body.
Capoeira The famous Brazilian martial arts and dance.
Handball Make new friends and have fun with this fast and competitive team sport.
Power lifting Learn how to lift weights and increase your strength.
Spinning An intense and fun cycling workout.
Pilates Guaranteed strong abdominal and back muscles. Great for posture and stress relief.
Tennis / soft tennis Come along and get help from our coach!
Low Impact HIIT  High-intensity impact training.
Yoga  Suitable for everyone regardless of age and experience, this class features a variety of yoga styles and is a gentle way to improve flexibility.