Running Clinic: London

For many of us, running isn’t just about fitness – getting out onto the streets, parks, or trails can be a cornerstone of your day that everything else is built around. The trouble is, the high-impact nature of running means injury risk is real – and bad habits can be hard to shake.

At Fitness Lab, we’ve got the kind of in-house expertise you’d expect to find at a national level – strength and conditioning coaches, physios, osteopaths, sports massage therapists – and more. Don’t worry – we don’t expect you to run at the next Olympics – we simply believe that every level of runner should be able to access an elite level of wraparound support and attention.

If you book a consultation today, you’ll work with one of our specialist personal trainers to understand your unique physique – and where you’d like to take your running. Whether you’re training for an event or just trying to iron-out a few niggles, we’re the team you need at your side.


Avoiding common running and sports injuries

Although you’ll no doubt have your smartphone and fitness tracker along for the ride, running is a sport that most people start themselves with no professional sport coaching. While this makes for beautiful simplicity, it also means it’s hard to get any experienced feedback about speed, posture, form, gait analysis – and other essential parts of the sport.

With no formal running coaching, injuries can creep up on you. Common running injuries include:

  • Runner’s knee (patellofemoral syndrome)
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Shin splints
  • IT band syndrome
  • Hamstring injuries
  • Lower back pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Stress fractures
  • Ankle sprain

Running clinics and running coaching are an important part of avoiding these kinds of injuries. An objective look at how you run will make a difference.

Working with you and your running style

Opening your running up to feedback and critique can feel a little intimidating – after all, running’s potentially something you’ve been doing for years, so the idea of changing your running style might inspire anxiety.

Don’t panic though – we’re not the kind of coaches who have an off-the-peg way of working. At Fitness Lab, coaching is completely personalised – we don’t expect you to completely re-think the way you run.

Your free initial consultation is about getting to know you, your lifestyle – and how running fits in. We’ll even explore nutrition and rest – so we can put together a training programme and treatment plan that’ll take you where you want to go.

Running coach: London

There are plenty of running coaches here in London – but few have the depth of team qualifications and experience we have here at Fitness Lab. As well expert coaches, we have an experienced physiotherapist with a specialist interest in running and running-related injuries.

Of course, there’s also our all-encompassing range of manual therapy treatments too – chiropractors, osteotherapists, and sports massage therapists who can work hand-in-hand with the advice that’s come directly from your coach.

Sports injury rehabilitation

Lots of runners come to us because they have a historic injury that they can’t completely shake off. This is where further investigations from a specialist running physio are invaluable.

Whether you’ve picked up a recent injury and want to get back on the road as quickly as possible or you’ve got a niggle that’s been bugging you for several years – we’ll assess the problem and put together a plan that will help you get over it in a lasting way.

Get stronger and faster

Sometimes, running coaching isn’t about historic injuries or fine-tuning your form – it’s just about having a team that will push you to be faster, better, and stronger.

If motivation and drive is what you’re looking for from a running coach, you’re in exactly the right place. Whether the hurdles you’re facing are mental or physical ones, we’ll help you push harder than you’ve ever thought was possible. And don’t worry – even if you can’t make it to the studio, our online coaching will mean we can be by your side wherever you are or wherever your run takes you.

Why not take a look at our facilities?


A Word From Our Clients

Based on 139 reviews
Fi Kim
Fi Kim
Great, clean facilities and tailored programs that have helped me with my fitness and health goals. Everyone is very kind & supportive, which makes for the perfect environment to train in. My PT Matt has helped me build strength as well as aid with the recovery of longterm muscle injuries. Highly recommend Fitness Lab.
Peter Tsonchev
Peter Tsonchev
tom graham
tom graham
Brett and Soho Fitness Lab are quite simply the best PT team I have trained with. Professional, knowledgeable and fantastic at tailoring a very tough work out with adaptions for my various historical injuries. The results speak for themselves. I can't recommend them highly enough!
Simon Purton
Simon Purton
Unbelievable professional in everything they do and it feels like the client is at the centre of everything with the strength and conditioned tailored specifically to goals and needs. Would recommend them to everyone
Darryl Samaraweera
Darryl Samaraweera
I've been training with Olivia at Soho Fitness Lab since the beginning of December and the experience has been brilliant. As a newbie to working with a P/T I was nervous going into it, but from the first session I saw I had nothing to worry about. The space is unlike your usual gyms - it’s private and just the right size, and has a smart feel to it. It's a perfect spot for pre-work workouts if you are in or around Soho, or live there like I do. Never thought I'd be happy getting up at 6am to go to the gym but always look forward to it as I see the progress I am making!
Michael Ash
Michael Ash
My experience with the FitnessLab team has been great. They listened to my ailments and put together an excellent program so that I can get on the road to recovery. Can’t recommend enough!
Sean S
Sean S
I’ve recently started training with James after a bit of a hiatus with my fitness. He really gets where I’m coming from, as I’m working around old injuries. The sessions are a lot of fun and I feel great afterwards. He really know what he’s doing and I’m excited to be back on the right path.
Matt Black
Matt Black
Going to miss this place! Rhys was a top trainer 👏 highly recommend for those looking to progress in succeeding and living a healthy lifestyle 💪
Elio Elia
Elio Elia
I've found the team at Fitness Lab to be very professional, knowledgeable and flexible based on my capabilities and fitness goals. My PT, Rhys has been a great help in tailoring sessions and even adapting them whilst I had some sporting injuries. He has also taken the time outside of sessions to send tips on diet, demo videos of exercises to do at home and just generally communicate with me outside of the hourly sessions to keep me motivated, which is not something you normally get from past experiences elsewhere. I would highly recommend Fitness lab if you're serious about improving your fitness and/or have hit a brick wall with your 'run of the mill' PTs out there. It's well worth it in my opinion.
Max Lom-Bor
Max Lom-Bor
Professional, knowledgeable and personal. I had a really brilliant trainer in Rhys who helped me achieve and even surpass my fitness goals while making the whole thing seem fun and manageable. No idea how. Class act, class gym 👍

If you’d like to talk to the Fitness Lab team about improving your performance and avoiding running injuries – get in touch!

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