You’d be forgiven if images of Spandex and smoothie bowls don’t immediately spring to mind when you think of Paris. Indeed, Parisians seem more inclined to spend their mornings eating croissants than taking an a spin class. But according to PR pro, Linda Benmiloud that’s changing.
Here, the Paris-based publicist shares the best workouts in the city of love right now.
1. Dynamo Cycling
If you have 45 minutes to spare and want to work up a serious sweat, visit Dynamo Cycling. The modern, light-filled studio is known for its intense workouts, luxe amentities, funky playlists, and experienced intructors. Everything is done with your comfort and convience in mind, so the only the have to think about is your motivation.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a workout as intense as R2. The classes, which blend the best of CrossFit and HIIT in one, tap muscles you didn’t even know you had. But the strong and inspiring coaches will always support you to do your best.
Alpha is a go-to for Paris’ A-list, and the studio counts women such as Victoria’s Secret angel, Cindy Bruna among its list of clients. They offer private coaching sessions and intimate group glasses that are designed to not only build a strong body, but also a strong mind.
4. La Salle Boxing Club
It’s easy to become addicted to boxing when you find the right studio, and La Salle Boxing Club is one of the very best. There are group glass available, as well as bootcamps and private coaching. Whichever you choose, expect punching combos, core exericses and body weight exercises.
5. The YogaFactory
When you love working out, you probably love stretching those muscles, too. The YogaFactory is the perfect studio for the latter. Located in the Marais district, this luxe space focuses on well-being and heatd Vinyasa workouts. All levels are welcome.