The Shapesmiths Blog

Ring Muscle Ups: A quick guide for everybody.

Ring Muscle Ups: A quick guide for everybody.

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: 17/05/2021

Below, is a break down the Ring Muscle Up. It’s written as simply as possible, so we can get more of you flying through the skies of our gym when the time comes. Firstly, for a gymnast, performing the ring muscle-up is the equivalent of a rally car driver opening the door of his car ...

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Shapesmiths Guide: Pregnancy & CrossFit® Part I

Shapesmiths Guide: Pregnancy & CrossFit® Part I

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: 23/04/2021

[Written by Evelyn Stevenson (pictured) and Lee Steggles] With our CrossFit® gym being in Clapham Junction, we are at the epicentre of family life in London.  With so many lush green spaces and sizable housing it lends itself well to starting a family here.  Our experience and resources.  At Shapesmiths we have had, over the ...

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Skipping Ropes and Choosing yours.

Skipping Ropes and Choosing yours.

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: 21/04/2021

If you are new to CrossFit® there’s two accessories that have the potential to speed up your progress. 1. A flat soled pair of shoes (Nanos, Metcons, No Bull, Inov8, Vans etc) and 2. your own skipping rope.  The shoes are a cinch. Head to Whatever it Takes near St. Pauls, London or order a ...

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Becoming a CrossFit® coach: some advice.

Becoming a CrossFit® coach: some advice.

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: 16/04/2021

[written by Lee Steggles, 16 APR ‘21]  We [Shapesmiths] go through periods where almost weekly, we receive lovely job applications to work as a CrossFit® coach at Shapesmiths. Some are super experienced CrossFit® coaches, some have no experience in the fitness industry, some have experience elsewhere but not in CrossFit® coaching and some have just ...

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SO MUCH CHOICE, NO MATTER YOUR LIFESTYLE

Want to wake up and workout? We have in person workout classes, lead by expert coaches, that can tailor the session to you! There really is something for everyone on our schedule.

We have a high demand for free trial classes at present. Please email hello@shapesmiths.com if you cannot see any availability for free trials in the link to the right.