Personal Training for General Health: London

Today, the idea of making sure you maintain a good level of all around health has never been more important.

Personal training doesn’t always have to be about weight loss or building muscle, sometimes it’s just about making sure you’re the fittest and healthiest version of yourself – ready to take on whatever comes your way.

Physical wellbeing and mental wellbeing go hand-in-hand too – so if you feel like you could just be a touch sharper, a little more focused, or generally feeling a bit more motivated and positive, personal training at Fitness Lab could be the boost you’re looking for.

Book a free no-obligation consultation today to chat with one of our expert personal training team and see if we’re the team you’d like on your side for your fitness journey.


Train in a private workout space

Personal training at Fitness Lab isn’t like working with a personal trainer at an open gym. At our Soho and Fitzrovia studios, your sessions are held in your own personal training ‘pod’ – an area that’s exclusively yours while you work with your dedicated trainer.

In your pod, you have all the equipment you need – from cutting edge weight training and cardio equipment to conditioning and stretching space. You’ll never waste time queuing, you’ll never have to wipe the machines down before you start, and you’ll never have that feeling that you’re being watched by other gym users.

A wrap-around expert team

Our experienced personal trainers are just one part of the overall Fitness Lab team. Working alongside them, we have sports massage therapists, osteopaths, physiotherapists, chiropractors, nutrition experts, pilates trainers, and more.

What does this mean for you?

Well, training at Fitness Lab gives you the kind of wrap-around expertise and attention you could expect if you were an elite athlete. Don’t panic – that doesn’t mean we expect you to win the next London Marathon – it just means that no stone is left unturned when it comes to making sure your health is the very best it can be.

At Fitness Lab, there’s no worrying about whether or not a physio understands exactly what your trainer has told you to mention – and there’s no wondering if one fitness professional will agree with another. Instead, you’ve got one team that can draw on the experience and observations of others – so you can be 100% confident that you’ve got decades of experience and understanding underpinning every session.

Optimising physical and mental well-being

It might sound strange, but there are lots of Fitness Lab clients for whom physical fitness and healthy weight management is just a happy side-effect that comes from their personal training sessions. Personal training to primarily benefit mental well-being is a lot more common than you might think.

The scientific links between physical fitness and improved mental health are almost countless. From the improved focus that comes when you’re burning away anxious energy to the increased levels of motivation and drive that come when your blood sugar is more stable – a healthy body is the foundation for a healthy mind.

When you talked to the Fitness Lab team, we’ll help you understand far more than simply how strong or how fit you are. We’ll dig into your sleep patterns, your eating habits, when you feel your energy dropping, and a huge range of other general life factors. When we understand you, we’ll be able to align your health and fitness goals with what an outstanding day looks like for you.

Meal planning and nutritional support

It’s fair to say that working with a personal trainer is often only part of the picture when it comes to optimsing your overall level of health. You probably already know how important the food you eat is – and even if a healthy dinner feels like a challenge, we’re here to help you get it right.

Whether you’d just like a few pointers that make nutrition a little easier to understand – or if you’d like to work with our partner to have ready-to-eat meals delivered to your door every day, we can make it happen.

Nutrition advice and meal planning is always built around you too. When you work with Fitness Lab to getting your eating right, you can expect the advice you receive to be as personalised as your training plan. Both our team and our meal prep & delivery partner can work with any dietary requirements and any personal tastes – so whether you’re gluten free, dairy free, vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian – or any combination of the above, we’ll help to make sure what’s on your plate is exactly right for your general fitness and health.

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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.
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 👍

Frequently Asked Questions

Like every fitness training programme we put together, the specifics will depend on you and your current fitness level.

When you come for a free consultation, one of our certified personal trainers will guide you through a full fitness assessment. This isn't something to worry about - it just gives us a detailed understanding of your specific fitness levels. With this - and any specific goals you'd like to talk about - we'll put together a detailed fitness program that we're absolutely certain will boost your general health and help you achieve these goals!

Strength training is often at the heart of what we do at Fitness Lab. Time and time again, the benefits of toning muscle groups and improving strength have been scientifically proven to help manage bodyweight, help to fight chronic conditions and diseases, improve body image, increase energy levels, and improve a person's mental well-being. Your fitness training program will likely start with bodyweight exercises, balance training, and a focus on mobility - but you'll be amazed at how quickly your progress!

If you're thinking that we'll get you started with a weightlifting bar with a huge stack of weights at each end - don't panic! 

There's often an element of 'resistance' involved in our exercise programs - but resistance rarely means picking up Olympic-level weights! For people starting or resuming a journey towards improved fitness, this will typically mean using your body weight - or enhancing this a little with light dumbells, small kettlebells, or resistance bands. 

The reason is simple - even if you're very strong, it's absolutely essential to have proper technique. Fitness professionals should always focus on technique and confidence first - then, if it's appropriate to your fitness program and goals, add weight when those things are locked-in.

Almost certainly - yes. Our advice doesn't supersede the advice of medical professionals of course - but if you'd like some practical advice around exercise, general movement, rest levels, and nutrition to support general health, we're well-placed to help.

As world-class personal trainers, we understand that there's more to general health and better fitness levels than exercise alone. What's more, as people who take their own fitness very seriously, we know first-hand what works and what doesn't. If you, like millions of others, look at the huge amount of fitness info available and can't be certain what can be trusted, we'll help you cut through the noise and find real, practical solutions that complement exercise programs perfectly.

Book a free consultation today and find out how Fitness Lab can help optimise your health and well-being

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