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Inspire your children into being active

My kids may not always do what I ask them to do. But they’ll often want to do the things that they see me doing.

I love it when, at some of our classes, toddlers try to mimic what they see their Mums and Dads doing. They might not be strong enough, or co-ordinated enough to be able to perfect a burpee yet. But they’ll give it a dam good go, especially if it involves getting a bit muddy!

So be the person that inspires your children’s future fitness. Let them see you exercising, and let them know that it’s important to you.

Why not bring them along to some of our Fit In The Park - Family sessions over the Easter Holidays?

Everyone is welcome to come along, no matter how old or young. Drop us a line if you have any questions about how it all works.

Heather x

P.S. The photo is of me and my 2 kids last Saturday. We entered a 5K team Swimathon together. My 7 year old swam 1K (40 lengths), my 9 year old swam 2K (80 lengths) and I brought us up to the 5K mark. I was a very proud Mum! (Dad worked very hard too. He had to count and accurately record every single one of our 200 lengths!).

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

BoxFit 5 week BootCamp - Wimbledon

An ultra-calorie burning workout that’s guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Using boxing pads and gloves, you'll work your whole body, whilst challenging your strength, speed and endurance. It's lots of fun and a great stress buster too!

Dates: 5 weeks starting from Tues 23rd/Wed 24th April to Tues 21st/Weds 22nd May 2019 (inclusive).

Tues 7.45pm at Garfield School, Wimbledon
Wed 7.15pm at Holy Trinity Church, Wimbledon

Cost: £45 for a block of 5 sessions. If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Sign-up today and become a Lean, Mean, Fighting Machine! We'll be limiting numbers due to the space and equipment available, so book your place now. Or drop us a line for more info.

If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Please note that our BootCamps are non-refundable and non-transferable. You must complete a health form before you join, and you attend at your own risk. Please also read our full Terms And Conditions.

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

BoxFit Pop-Up Easter Sessions - Wimbledon

Antonio is running 4 BoxFit Pop-Up sessions over the Easter holidays. These are a great way for our regular boxers to keep up thier training. We’d also warmly welcome anyone who is new to BoxFit to come and give it a go, without commiting to a whole course.

BoxFit is a ultra-calorie burning workout that’s guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Using boxing pads and gloves, you'll work your whole body, whilst challenging your strength, speed and endurance. It's lots of fun and a great stress buster too!

N.B. We need to confirm with both halls for these sessions in advance. We therefore have a cut-off of 31 March to book places (If after this date, we have enough interest, and spaces available, we may extend the booking deadline).

Dates:

Cost: £10 for 1 class or £18 for 2 sessions.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Sign-up today and become a Lean, Mean, Fighting Machine! We'll be limiting numbers due to the space and equipment available, so book your place now. Or drop us a line for more info.

Please note that our Pop-Up sessions are non-refundable and non-transferable. You must complete a health form before you join, and you attend at your own risk. Please also read our full Terms And Conditions.

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Kicking our way into Spring at Buggyfit in Wimbledon!

Who’s joining us at Buggyift in the sunshine on Thursday?

Meet us in South Park Gardens at 9.30am and then at 11.00am in Wimbledon Park.

Free trials to all newcommers! Just message us for all details first.

(Sunshine not guaranteed)

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Last Call For BootCamps!

Now that half term is nearly over and the signs of Spring are starting to peek through, it's time to come out of hiding and treat yourself to a BootCamp!

We've got 4 great courses coming up. Head over to our BootCamp page for all the details. From BoxFit to Cardio Pilates, and Body Sculpting to SkiFit, there's something for everyone.

All of our Fit In The Park classes (except for our postponsed Monday nights) and Buggyfit sessions are running as normal.

The forecast promises some lovely spring weather next week, so do join us in the park!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Pre-Summer Reboot: Body Sculpting BootCamp (Southfields)

A total body conditioning BootCamp with a difference! Antonio will show you how to use your body as a tool to create lean muscle mass. Teaching you how to increase resistance to challenge, build and sculpt your muscles.

As there’s no fancy gym equipment, you’ll learn techniques and movements that you can take away with you. No excuses not to practice at home!

This BootCamp will be highly motivating and encouraging for people of all abilities. Each exercise can be adjusted to make you feel comfortable or push you to your limit!

Join us on this 6 week progressive course and feel strong and fit for the summer!

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Where: St Barnabas Church, SW18 5EP

Cost: £54 for a block of 6 sessions. If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park or Buggyfit classes.

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place or drop us a line for more info.

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Cardio Pilates - Garfield School, Wimbledon

An invigorating fusion of classic Pilates movements and fat-burning cardio exercises.

Sophie is excited to launch our new 6-week Cardio Pilates BootCamp every Tuesday night from 26th February. Sophie is a qualified Pilates instructor (BASI) and experienced HA fitness personal trainer.

Our Cardio Pilates course is about building whole-body strength and flexibility as well as improving cardio fitness and burning loads of calories too!

Dates: Every Tuesday from 26 February to 3 April 2019 (inclusive).

Time: 7.30-8.15pm (please note the later start time and that it is now a 45min class).

Where: Garfield School, Garfield Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 8SB

Cost: £50 for a block of 6 sessions. If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Please note that our BootCamps are non-refundable and non-transferable. You must complete a health form before you join, and you attend at your own risk. Please also read our full Terms And Conditions. If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park or Buggyfit classes.

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Ski/Run/Bike/Tri Fitness BootCamp - Wimbledon

This one is all about the legs, glutes and core. Getting you fit for skiing, running, cycling or triathlons. Boost your performance and reduce your risk of injury!

The course will help you to:

- Strengthen your whole body, with particular focus on the legs and core
- Improve your muscular endurance and stamina
- Sharpen your balance and agility
- Build your aerobic fitness

This is a progressive 6-week course, with each session building on what we worked on the previous week.

Time: 6.15 - 7.00am
Place: South Park Gardens
Dates: Every Tuesday morning 26 February to 3 April 2019 (inclusive)
Cost: £54 for the 6 sessions
(NB, if you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes).

Please note that our BootCamp are non-refundable and non-transferable. You must complete a health form before you join, and you attend at your own risk. Please also read our full Terms And Conditions. If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park or Buggyfit classes.

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place!

Posted by Heather Waghorn.

BoxFit BootCamp - Wimbledon

An ultra-calorie burning workout that’s guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Using boxing pads and gloves, you'll work your whole body, whilst challenging your strength, speed and endurance. It's lots of fun and a great stress buster too!

Dates: 6 weeks starting from Tues 26th / Wed 27th February to Tues 2nd / Wed 3rd April (inclusive).

Tues 7.45pm at Garfield School, Wimbledon
Wed 7.15pm at Holy Trinity Church, Wimbledon

Cost: £54 for a block of 6 sessions. If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Sign-up today and become a Lean, Mean, Fighting Machine! We'll be limiting numbers due to the space and equipment available, so book your place now. Or drop us a line for more info.

If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Please note that our BootCamps are non-refundable and non-transferable. You must complete a health form before you join, and you attend at your own risk. Please also read our full Terms And Conditions. If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park or Buggyfit classes.

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

HIIT BootCamp - Are You Up For It?

With our BootCamps, Buggyfit and Fit In The Park classes all getting off to an awesome start this week (thank you!), we're now focusing on our HIIT BootCamps

We get the impression that a few of you are nervous about signing up, so here's a few answers to some of the questions you've been asking us.

What exactly is HIIT?
High Intensity Interval Training. Basically doing short intense sets followed by short rests. And repeating. It's a proven form of training that delivers results fast!

How does the BootCamp work?

Training over 5 consecutive mornings, we'll focus on different muscle groups each day, combining strength, cardio and endurance for maximum burn. We'll get you to do a wide variety exercises (probably including a few burpees) to keep your mind and muscles guessing. 

The sessions start at 6.15am, so you can do it all before work, and before the rest of the family gets up. Just give us everything you've got for 45 minutes, everyday, for 5 days!

But I'm new to BootCamps / not very fit?

Don’t worry there’s a first time for everyone. We'll introduce you to some of our regulars (a few of them have been coming for years!), and our Instructors will always be on hand to make sure you know what you're doing.

We offer different levels to suit all abilities. Beginners, weekend warriors and serious fitness freaks will all be catered for. It'll be fast, furious and fun, all at the same time. 

What if I miss a session?

No problem. You can make up a class at one of our regular Fit In The Park or Buggyfit sessions.

What do I wear/bring?

Dress for the weather, with lots of layers. You may start off a bit chilly, but you'll soon warm up, so it's good to be able to take a things off as you get going.

Bring a mat if you have one, we have some spares if you don't. And remember to bring a water bottle, so that you can replenish what you sweat off!

Where and when is it?

Monday - Friday: 6.15 - 7.00am

How much does it cost?

Wimbledon Park: 
Class Pass Holders: £27 (plus 2 sessions off your class pass)
Non-Class Pass Holders: £45

South Park Gardens: 
Class Pass Holders: £36 (plus 1 session off your class pass)
Non-Class Pass Holders: £45

How do I book?

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place. Or drop us a line for more info.

Happy Training,

Heather and the HA fitness team x

Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Cardio Dance - St Barnanas Church, Southfields

A Cardio Dance BootCamp for fitness fanatics, fitness haters and music lovers. This is the perfect fusion of exercise and dance, for all levels!

We’re really excited to launch a class that highlights the wide range of skills that our lovely new fitness instructor, Laura, brings to HA fitness. Her new Cardio Dance programme offers a fun and challenging workout encompassing:

  • A full body warm-up

  • A dance/aerobics section to improve cardiovascular fitness, coordination and agility - building on routines and learning new sections of choreography each week

  • Mat-based work to improve muscular strength and endurance (please bring a mat or towel)

  • Cool down and developmental stretching to improve flexibility

  • All set to an energetic and motivating soundtrack!

Modifications can be offered for pre/post-natal clients.

When: Every Monday from 7 January until 11 February (inclusive).

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Where: St Barnabas Church, 146 Lavenham Road, Wimbledon, SW18 5EP

Cost: £54 for a block of 6 sessions. Or £12 drop (contact us for availability). If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Please note that our BootCamps are non-refundable and non-transferable. You must complete a health form before you join, and you attend at your own risk. Please also read our full Terms And Conditions.

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Ski-Fit BootCamp - Wimbledon Jan 19

Get yourself ski-fit prior to your holiday and ensure you get the most out of your trip.

Our Ski-Fit Programme will help you to:

- Strengthen your whole body, with particular focus on the legs and core
- Improve your muscular endurance & stamina
- Sharpen your balance and agility
- Build your aerobic fitness

This is a progressive 6-week course, with each session building on what we worked on the previous week.

Time: 6.15 - 7.00am
Place: South Park Gardens
Dates: Every Tuesday morning from 8th Jan through to 12 February 2019
Cost: £54 for the 6 sessions
(NB, if you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes).

Please note that our BootCamps are non-refundable and non-transferable. You must complete a health form before you join, and you attend at your own risk. Please also read our full Terms And Conditions.

There are limited spaces available, so book your place now!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Our Last Buggyfit Classes of the Year Tomorrow!

Join us tomorrow for our last 2018 Buggyfit classes with Kate. Meet us in the park for a festive and fun postnatal workout:

South Park Gardens at 9.00am
Wimbledon Park at 11.00am

Drop in for a free trial or contact us for more details.

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Lovely feedback from one of our Wimbledon Buggyfit mums

We received this lovely message last week from one of our mums:

"I can’t say how important these Buggyfit sessions were when on mat leave with my two boys. They made me get up and out, get fit and feel motivated. Always followed by a coffee and a cathartic mum-moan, they became one of highlights of my week. The friends I met there are still friends and I have even kept up with the lovely trainers for personal training sessions. Book in or turn up, you won’t be disappointed 👍. They will be there rain or shine!"

If you're a new mum and would like to try out a class for free, meet us here every Monday and Thursday:

9.30am South Park Gardens
11.00am Wimbledon Park

All levels and abilities will be made very welcome!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Friends With Benefits!

Our Friends With Benefits campaign starts today!

This means that you can bring up to 3 friends along to any of our Buggyfit or Fit In The Park classes in December, for FREE!

You can bring 3 separate friends or the same friend 3 times. All we ask is that you have a valid HA fitness Class Pass (either 10 or 20) and that your friend has not come to any of our classes in 2018.

If they are an old client, who has come to classes in previous years, then bring them back into the fold, we'd love to see them again!

If they are brand new to HA fitness, then now is definitely the time to introduce them to the great stuff we do!

There's no need to register beforehand, just come along to the class with your friends. They will need to complete one of our Health Forms before the class starts (you can download one here)

They are welcome to join you for FREE at any of the following classes, up until our last class on 22 December 2018 (please note, this does not include any of our Mince Pie Burn Offs, BootCamps or PopUp sessions):

BUGGYFIT:

Mon - 9.30am, South Park Gardens
Mon - 11.00am, Wimbledon Park
Thu - 9.30am, South Park Gardens
Thu - 11.00am, Wimbledon Park

FIT IN THE PARK:
Mon - 6.15am, Wimbledon Park
Mon - 8.00pm, Holy Trinity School Hall
Wed - 6.15am, Wimbledon Park
Thu - 6.15am, South Park Gardens
Sat - 7.45am, South Park Gardens
Sat - 9.00am, South Park Gardens

Have you got a friend that wants to exercise, but there's always an excuse?

Have you got a friend that wants to exercise, but there's always an excuse? Well, with a chance to join us for free, the benefits outweigh the excuses. And they can get fit before Christmas!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

HIIT BootCamp In South Park Gardens

Our early morning HIIT BOOTCAMP starts on Monday in SOUTH PARK GARDENS!

The workouts will be fast-paced and will focus on a different muscle group each day. You'll burn calories, and strengthen and tone your whole body. Just in time for the party season!

You can squeeze this BootCamp in before work, and before the rest of the family gets up (so no excuses). Just give us everything you've got for 45 minutes a day, every day.

We will warmly welcome all abilities. We love seeing clients of all ages, sizes and fitness levels join us in the park (so again, no excuses!).

The classes are fun, energising and motivating. No class is ever the same (you'll never get bored!).

Where: South Park Gardens
When: 12 - 16 November (every morning for 5 days)
Time: 6.15 - 7.00am
Cost:

Class Pass Holders: £36 (plus 1 session off your class pass)
Non-Class Pass Holders: £45

Book: Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Drop-In Sessions

Did you know that you can drop-in to any of our Fit In The Park and Buggyfit classes without purchasing one of our passes?

Our drop-in rate for these sessions is just £10, giving you complete flexibility to train when and where you like. You can either bring cash on the day, or purchase online via paypal.

But if you'd like to commit to your training and save a bit of cash at the same time, our HA fitness class passes are very reasonably priced:

10-class pass: £75.00 - Ideal for 1 class a week.

20-class pass: £130.00 - At £6.50 a session, this is perfect if you're doing 2 or more classes a week.

Both the 10 and 20 class passes last for 12 weeks, and the expiry starts from the date of your first class.

Head over to our Purchase page to buy your pass or drop-in today!


Posted by Heather Waghorn.

BoxFit BootCamp - Wimbledon

An ultra-calorie burning workout that’s guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Using boxing pads and gloves, you'll work your whole body, whilst challenging your strength, speed and endurance. It's lots of fun and a great stress buster too!

Dates: 6 weeks starting from 30 October to 3 December (inclusive).

Tues 7.45pm at Garfield School, Wimbledon
Wed 7.15pm at Holy Trinity Church, Wimbledon

Cost: £54 for a block of 6 sessions. Or £12 drop (contact us for availability). If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Sign-up today and become a Lean, Mean, Fighting Machine! We'll be limiting numbers due to the space and equipment available, so book your place now. Or drop us a line for more info.

If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Cardio Dance - St Barnanas Church, Southfields

NEW! A Cardio Dance BootCamp for fitness fanatics, fitness haters and music lovers. This is the perfect fusion of exercise and dance, for all levels!

We’re really excited to launch a class that highlights the wide range of skills that our lovely new fitness instructor, Laura, brings to HA fitness. Her new Cardio Dance programme offers a fun and challenging workout encompassing:

  • A full body warm-up

  • A dance/aerobics section to improve cardiovascular fitness, coordination and agility - building on routines and learning new sections of choreography each week

  • Mat-based work to improve muscular strength and endurance (please bring a mat or towel)

  • Cool down and developmental stretching to improve flexibility

  • All set to an energetic and motivating soundtrack!

Modifications can be offered for pre/post-natal clients.

When: Every Monday from 29 October until 3 December (inclusive).

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Where: St Barnabas Church, 146 Lavenham Road, SW18 5EP

Cost: £54 for a block of 6 sessions. Or £12 drop (contact us for availability). If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.

Cardio Pilates - Garfield School, Wimbledon

NEW! An invigorating fusion of classic Pilates movements and fat-burning cardio exercises.

Sophie is excited to launch our new 6-week Cardio Pilates BootCamp every Tuesday night from 30th October. Sophie is a qualified Pilates instructor (BASI) and experienced HA fitness personal trainer.

Our Cardio Pilates course is about building whole-body strength and flexibility as well as improving cardio fitness and burning loads of calories too!

Dates: Every Tuesday from 30 October to 4 December (inclusive).

Time: 7.00-8.00pm

Where: Garfield School, Garfield Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 8SB

Cost: £54 for a block of 6 sessions. Or £12 drop (contact us for availability). If you miss a session, you're welcome to make it up at one of our regular Fit In The Park classes.

Head over to our BootCamp page to book your place!

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Posted by Heather Waghorn.