Everyone knows that eating well is the key to achieving your health and fitness goals – they say abs are made in the kitchen after all! So how brilliantly convenient it is to have delicious and totally wholesome and nourishing food available the minute you finish working out. Read on for our pick of London’s best Gym X Cafes
Transition Zone and The Recovery Cafe
Train harder and smarter with Transition Zone, their small class sizes (usually below 5 people) ensure everyone receives personal attention and leaves feeling totally exhilarated. After an intense body blasting session you will be in sure need of a nutritional top-up! The Recovery Cafe provides only the most nutritionally dense ingredients and superfoods – all prepared daily and fully backed by a team of nutritionists so you can be sure that everything you eat is bursting with goodness. Pollen & Grace’s vibrantly healthy salad boxes, juices and energy balls are also stocked here, perfect for a delicious refuel and always free from gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugars.
Psycle and Energy Kitchen
For a high intensity head-to-toe workout that strengthens the core, tones your body, raises the heart rate and burns maximum calories in just 45 minutes, all to music supercharged with positivity and energy, look no further than Psycle. After your spin, head to the Energy Kitchen for nutrient rich foods that will fuel you with energy and feed your metabolism, making them the perfect compliment to your workout. Their fresh grab & go range and amazing smoothies make it easy to be healthy no matter how packed your schedule is.
Core Collective and C Press
Whether you’re looking to revitalise with some Power Yoga or tone up with a high intensity Velocity class, Core Collective has you covered with its wide range of interval training, resistance, spinning, yoga and Pilates classes – and what better way to replenish your energy levels after a class than with C Press’ range of plant-based nutrition, all of which is completely unprocessed, organic, gluten and dairy free – their all-day superfood topped smoothie bowls are not something to be missed!
Lomax and Grill Market
With so many fitness options, from their signature Blast Class to Barre and Pilates classes, not to mention the bespoke personal training sessions on offer, there will be something to suit everyone’s tastes. Feeling like you need a little extra support? Try the massage, physio, acupuncture and other wellbeing services available. Add to this the Grill Market located on the ground floor which offers a super clean menu with healthy salads, fresh juices and guilt-free sweet treats, as well as providing nutritional services and juice cleanses, and you have found the perfect place to suit all of you healthy needs in one go!
Bodyism and Clean & Lean
Bodyism are reaching out beyond their personal nutritional programs, exercise plans and range of supplements and health drinks as they open their new ‘Clean and Lean To Go‘ Café on the ground floor of department store Fenwick, Bond Street. A selection of healthy snacks, fresh shakes, coffees, teas and smoothies will be available – all helping you achieve the Bodyism blueprint of a long, lean and athletic body.
Words by Meryn Turner
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