We understand that starting to exercise for the first time in a while can be a daunting experience. Often there are barriers to overcome, some of which can seem so big that they can stop you from being active.

It’s always best to arm yourself with as much information as you can before starting to exercise. We’ve helped you out by covering the many benefits of exercise, which can act as motivation to maintain an active lifestyle. You can also find out information about the different types of exercise classes out there, allowing you to make an informed decision and find the best class for you.

Our extensive list of local instructors will help you find those closest to you to kick-start your new exercise journey today.

Find a class near you

We’re teaming up with hundreds of fitness instructors across the UK that would love you to take part in their class! Check out our list of classes and instructor’s web pages so you can find one that’s right for you. 

Take your time choosing which class best suits your goals and matches what you are looking for.

Not sure where to start?

There are lots of different exercise classes out there, which can make it difficult to know which one to is best for you. That’s why we’ve broken down each of the most popular exercise classes, outlining what you can expect to find in a typical class and the benefits they can bring you.

Why should I exercise?

Not sure why you should exercise and unsure what all the fuss is about? There’s a lot of research out there showing that exercise has multiple physical, mental and social benefits.

Still not convinced? Take a look at the full list of evidence-based benefits that you can get from putting on your trainers and starting to move.

Guidelines for local exercise classes


Do you know how much physical activity you should be doing each week? If you’re unsure, head over to our guidelines page so that you can check the current suggestions for your age group.