Feeling stressed and overwhelmed like too many tabs are open in your brain? Hitting the gym and beasting a workout seems like the obvious solution, right? Well technically your adrenaline and cortisol levels are already sky high… so ask yourself, is this really wise? We know this isn’t what you want to hear but perhaps it’s time to slow down a little?
If you’re not ready to go into full blown airy-fairy mode, try HIIT and CHILL to get the best of both worlds. A class that fuses high-intensity blasts of speed, strength, plyometric and isometric movements, with myofascial release, binaural beats, a sound bath and meditation, to help even the most amped up adrenaline junkie chill out.
Find it at Frame Fitzrovia on Berners St, slap bang in the middle of Central London, moments from Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street.
The largest site to date, Frame Fitzrovia features 5 studios, including: a 12 bed Reformer Pilates studio. A 30 capacity equipment based fitness studio incorporating Frame faves such as Kettlebells, Boxtrain and Frame Cardio. A 35 capacity Yoga studio covering everything from Basics to Power to Meditation and everything in between. A 35 Capacity freestyle Fitness room, for those addictive classes like Rebounding, Ass & Abs and Frame Lift to name a few. A 28 capacity Barre & Dance studio for when you need a dose of fun. Think Dance Cardio and 80’s Aerobics.
Expectant mums can benefit from their MumHood offering that includes Pre-Natal fitness, Yoga and Pilates and a range of events and workshops to guide your fitness routine to birth and beyond.
The super-sized changing facilities includes 17 female showers and 4 male showers and 1 disabled shower fully stocked with Bumble & Bumble products. There’s also Hershesons hairdryers and straighteners and a retail zone!
Fancy joining the Frame family? They have some excellent teacher training courses coming up for Reformer Pilates, Pre + Post Natal, Rebounding and Yoga 200hr. All are accredited (Active IQ or Yoga Alliance).
Hettie is the editor and co-founder of DOSE. A keen runner, she’s also partial to a blast of high-intensity and hot yoga. A country girl at heart, she divides her time between London and the lush rolling hills of North Devon. When she’s not jetting off on her next adventure, Hettie can be found in a candle-lit alcove with a laptop, a spaniel and a full bodied Malbec.