Member and writer Tom Wheatley is back. This week we sent him into one of our most long-standing classes, Gymboxing, at Gymbox Farringdon. And this is what he discovered... Up until now I’d never tried any sort of boxing. In fact I’ve never actually been particularly interested in even watching boxing save for the occasional big fight. Like most men I have a deep ingrained respect for it; an almost subconscious understanding that as sports go, it’s up there as one of the most obvious displays (...)
Liz Barker is not only the club manager at Gymbox Holborn, but she’s also one of our leading instructors, boxer for Fitzroy Lodge and general adrenalin junkie. We salute you Liz! You’re officially a Gymbox Original. Hi Liz. You’ve been chosen as a Gymbox Original, how does that make you feel? Retro! No, seriously, it’s really nice to know I’m a solid part of the Gymbox crew. Feels great. In what ways do you think you are original? I like to combine old tried and tested methods while (...)
In celebration of Gymbox’s most original, flagship classes, we sent in member and blogger Sophie Lam, boxing gloves at the ready, to take on Fightklub. "It’s all about having fun and putting 100% into it, so your body is fighting the fat" she says. It had been a long day at work and I was in need of a high-energy de-stress. A classic on the Gymbox program, Fightklub is a non-stop 45 minute sweatfest, where I could punch and kick the lights out of a punch bag the same size as an actual (...)
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