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JOIN OUR NEW YOGIS ON THE MAT IN MOORGATE

Meet our fabulous Moorgate Yoga instructors

Community

GET TO KNOW: ALISON

Her Rhythm classes will have you pushing your limits and catching the beat...

Fitness

NEW FACES TO FLOW WITH AT COVENT GARDEN

Meet the new yoga instructors who you *need* to practice with…

Fitness

COMBAT HIIT

Our new Combat HIIT concept brings a full body, combat workout to our studios

FROM THE HEART

Free unlimited access for theatre workers affected by COVID-19

NEW STUDIO SPACES: COVENT GARDEN & BANK

We are so excited to welcome two new studios to the Digme family...

Events

DIGME OUTDOORS AT COVENT GARDEN

We've teamed up with Covent Garden to bring the Digme experience alive in one of London's most iconic settings

Fitness

SUSPENSION TRAINING

The suspension trainer is incredibly versatile – you can do so many different exercises with it

Fitness

STRENGTH AT DIGME

Find out more about our resistance-based workout...

Fitness

WHY MEN SHOULD DO YOGA

Our Head of Yoga Sarah Grogan explains to us just why men should do yoga…

Nutrition

PHO SUMMER ROLLS

Summer rolls are a perfect healthy snack, ideal for starters, lunchboxes or canapes at a party.

Nutrition

BRUNCH CLUB - FRENCH TOAST

Join us live on Instagram for our fortnightly Brunch Club...

Fitness

AT HOME BIKES

We've got the low down on the various different bikes available for at-home training..

Fitness

WHAT IS THE VIRTUAL RUN CLUB?

Fancy joining our social [virtual] run club?

Fitness

MATRIX AT HOME

If you're new to Digme, you might be wondering what Matrix is?

Community

MEET MONKEY SOX

We teamed up with Monkey Sox to create the perfect sports socks...

Nutrition

IMPROVE YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

There's lots we can do with nutritional and lifestyle inventions that can help support and boost your immune system.

Nutrition

IMMUNITY-BOOSTING CASHEW M*LK SMOOTHIE

There’s no better time to boost your immunity and look after yourself.

Fitness

THE BENEFITS OF STRENGTH TRAINING

Discover the benefits of strength training today...

Fitness

WHY RUNNING IS GOOD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

We all know about the physical benefits of running but it can also make you happier...

Nutrition

BRUNCH CLUB - PANCAKES

Brunch club is back and it's flipping' amazing!

Community

RXBAR KEEP DIGGING CHALLENGE

We've teamed up with RXBAR to bring you a challenge with a difference

Community

TRI FOR THE NHS

On Saturday 2nd May we hosted a 3 part sweat fest to raise money for the NHS

Fitness

5 BENEFITS OF CROSS TRAINING

When it comes to exercising, variety is essential.

Nutrition

PEANUT BUTTER AND DARK CHOCOLATE CRUMBLE 

Because who doesn't love a crumble?

Community

EMILY'S LOCKDOWN PLAYLIST

What are you listening to to boost your mood and keep smiling?

Fitness

RPE AND WHAT IT MEANS TO ME

Whatever bike you have, join our Cycle classes from the comfort of your own home

Fitness

SWEAT WEEK: AT HOME

Because not even a national lockdown can stop Sweat Week

Nutrition

BRUNCH CLUB - PIMPED UP BEANS ON TOAST

Join us on Saturday 2nd May at 11.30am for our first ever cook-a-long brunch.

Nutrition

ISOLATION SNACKING SORTED

Our friends at KIND are here to help. Enjoy 30% their yummy bars until the end of May...

Community

SWEATER WEATHER

Made for fresh air breaks, Zoom calls and Netflix binges! 

Fitness

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR SPIN BIKE

Tips and tricks to keep your bike looking and feeling as good as it does in the studio!

Nutrition

SOPHIE'S HEALTHY BREAKFAST RECIPES

Switch up your usual porridge or toast and get baking with us...

Nutrition

CALLING ALL ICE-CREAM LOVERS!

We’re big ice cream fans over here at Digme and whilst we've got a bit of time at home we thought we'd try and make our own!

Community

TOP TIPS FOR GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

Six ways to get a better night’s sleep if you’re feeling a bit anxious about our new 'normal'

Community

HOW TO JOIN US AT HOME

Carry on Digging Deep with us from the comfort of your own home

Fitness

BREATHWORK FOR PEACE OF MIND

We caught up with James to hear about why we should connect to and understand the power of our breath

Fitness

BREATH TO BOOST IMMUNITY

James gives us breathwork techniques to help you boost your immunity

Nutrition

EASTER SMOOTHIES

Whether or not you gave up chocolate for Lent, we definitely deserve a treat!

Fitness

DOING YOGA AT HOME

Practicing yoga at home is easy, now more than ever! We'd love for you to join us

Community

WORKING FROM HOME

Emily's top tips for working from home - "It's something completely new to me!"

Nutrition

REFUEL AT HOME

Make your favourite Digme smoothie at home.

Community

MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCING

If you are feeling worried, stressed and/or anxious at this time then you are not alone.

News

IMPORTANT UPDATE: COVID-19 UPDATE

Temporarily close all Digme and Another_Space studios

Nutrition

BOOSTING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM AROUND COVID-19

Diet and lifestyle tips for improving your immune response around COVID-19

Community

WHO INSPIRES YOU?

This International Women's Day, we are sharing some of our greatest female inspirations!

Nutrition

PIC'S PANCAKES

What better way to celebrate Pancake Day than with Pic's Peanut Butter & Jelly pancakes?!

Community

DARREN'S DIGME GOALS

We caught up with Darren about his goals for 2020 and how to inspires change with our members.

Community

GOAL SETTING WITH CHLOE

Chloe talks about her approach to goal setting and coming out of her comfort zone

Community

BEN'S 2020 GOALS

We spoke to Ben Davie about what goal setting means to him and how to help members achieve their goals

Partners

MORE THAN A CYCLING CHALLENGE

Make a new year’s resolution by joining the Dallaglio Cycle Slam and Break The Cycle

Fitness

MATRIX 101

Join us for an introduction to Matrix at Digme as we take you through everything involved in attending a HIIT class.

Community

DIGME GOALS

Strava has revealed January 19 as the day people are most likely to abandon their resolutions. So we've bought back #DigmeGoals  to help you set real, achievable goals for 2020...

News

DIGME IS GROWING!

We have some exciting news to share with you!

Fitness

RIDE 101

Join us for an introduction to Ride at Digme as we take you through everything involved in attending a spin class.

Partners

GO PHO IT THIS JANUARY

We’ve teamed up with Pho restaurants to give you the chance to get a free bowl of Pho!

Community

OUR FAVOURITE WORKOUT SONGS

Digme HQ reveal their favourite workout tracks, from fresh remixes to old favourites. Music is a powerful thing...

Fitness

WHY MUSIC MATTERS TO YOUR WORKOUT

Have you ever had that moment in a workout when an epic tune drops, your spine tingles and your effort levels up?

Fitness

EFFICIENT RUNNING WITH GARETH PETTS

Running is about getting from one point to another as quick as you can, right? Well yes and no...

Fitness

OVERCOMING CHALLENGES

Dan Little, our Head of Fitness, talks about his mental health challenges over the last year.

Challenges

MATRIX GAMES – POWER WEEK!

The ultimate full body workout MATRIX GAMES has been designed to bring everyone together in a fun and motivating environment.

Community

BRIDGET'S 100 RIDE CHALLENGE

We caught up with Richmond Digger Bridget Hunt who’s taken on the challenge to raise money for Mr Monkey Sox.

Partners

DIGME X SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES HAWAII

Digme partners with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii to support the clean up of Big Island, Hawaii.

Events

DIGME LIVE

Meet the instructors behind Digme Live

Events

ROUGH RUNNER

Digme has partnered up with Rough Runner, a TV show inspired obstacle course event that is coming to London later this year!

Fitness

MATRIX UPDATES

We’ve simplified our MATRIX timetable to focus on one MATRIX concept per day of the week. See you there Diggers!

Challenges

MATRIX GAMES

MATRIX GAMES is the ultimate team-based, functional workout that will challenge both your mental and physical stamina.

Community

SYNC WITH STRAVA

Did you know that you can sync your Digme workouts with Strava? 

Partners

LA POCHETTE

Whether through the food we eat, clothes we wear or how we choose to shop, we all strive nowadays to live in a more sustainable and environmentally responsible way. So why should going to the gym be any different?

PREORDER YOUR POST-WORKOUT SMOOTHIE

You can now preorder a smoothie from our Refuel Bars when booking your workout. What's your favourite?

Community

JESSICA'S 100 RIDE CHALLENGE

Jessica takes on the 100 rides in 100 day challenge for Hannah's Willberry Wonder Pony charity

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

"Exercise is about 360 degree wellbeing - it helps release endorphins, improving your mood and relieving stress. It is, and should be, much more than pain and chasing body perfection"

TALLY TALKS BODY IMAGE

For Mental Health Awareness Week, we caught up with Tally Rye about all things body image, fitness and nutrition

Community

CAOIMHE'S TRAINING FOR 2019'S LONDON MARATHON

Digme's Founder, Caoimhe, talks us through her training for the 26.2 miles around London

Challenges

20/40

This March we’re giving you the chance to push yourself that little bit further than ever before!

AMAZING ALICE & EPIC EMMA

Alice and Emma are the fun-loving pair often seen in the wackiest fancy dress outfits at Beats n Cleats! They spoke to us recently about how Digme Oxford has changed their lives

Fitness

WHAT IS HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING?

The benefits of HIIT training for strength, cardio and weight loss

Fitness

CYCLING FOR WEIGHT LOSS

The benefits of cycling for sustained and healthy weight loss

PERFORM LE TOUR

Recap of the greatest cycling event of the summer....Perform le Tour

PAULA'S INCREDIBLE CYCLE SLAM

Amazing camaraderie, a few cuts and bruises and an unbelievable sum raised - Paula Robertson gives us her account of the 2018 Dallaglio Cycle Slam...

Nutrition

FUELLING FOR SWEAT WEEK

Our tips on nutrition and hydration for the seven workouts in seven days during Sweat Week

CAOIMHE DIGS DEEP IN BOSTON

Torrential rain, gale-force winds and freezing temperatures at this year's Boston Marathon didn't stop our Founder, Caoimhe, running a sub 3:30 race

WHAT IS MATRIX META?

The third and final variation of MATRIX has arrived! Here's everything you need to know about MATRIX META...

WHAT IS MATRIX CORE?

The MATRIX evolution continues! Here's why you need to add our new core workout to your training...

FEEL THE SINGLE-LEG LOVE!

When it comes to developing lower body strength for running, there are few more effective exercises than single-leg drills

Challenges

CHARLIE'S SWEAT WEEK

Instructor Charlie completed the amazing challenge of riding every single class in Richmond during the seven days of Sweat Week. Could he still stand at the end?!

WHAT IS MATRIX RUN?

The secret to fast, injury-free running? Our new run-specific MATRIX programme. Read on to find out more...

Challenges

SEVEN TIPS FOR SWEAT WEEK

Completing seven Digme workouts in seven days is no mean feat. Here are our tips on how to seamlessly become a #SweatWeekLegend in style

BOUTIQUE STUDIOS: THE GYM MARKET EARTHQUAKE

The trend towards boutique fitness studios in the UK is only just getting started

WORLD RECORD UPDATE

An update on our Guinness World Record attempt last month...

FITNESS FOR THE SLOPES

Bullet-proof your body for skiing with these super-effective moves, reducing your chance of injury and making burning thighs a thing of the past!

MOVE MORE!

A recent study found that traditional workouts are not undoing the ill effects of long periods sitting down. Dan Little explains why

FITNESS TRACKING

How to choose the right fitness tracking gadget and app for you

DIGME TEAMS UP WITH DALLAGLIO CYCLE SLAM

Digme Fitness is delighted to announce it will be an official partner of the Dallaglio Cycle Slam, the highly-acclaimed fundraising event of Dallaglio RugbyWorks, in 2018.

Fitness

PREGNANCY AND EXERCISE: THE FACTS

Advice on exercising during pregnancy can be scarce and vague, so we've written a comprehensive guide on what's safe for you and your baby

Fitness

FINDING MONDAY MOTIVATION

We're all familiar with Monday morning struggles, so we asked pro triathlete Natalie Seymour to give us her tips on finding motivation to get going

DIGME PANCAKES

We love Pancake Day at Digme! Here's a healthy, delicious and simple recipe to enjoy this week

Community

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: BEN

Ben Davie is the focus of the latest post in our Meet the Instructors series, He is our Head of Matrix and is brilliant and encouraging members to dig deep.

MATRIX EXPLAINED

If you’ve been to our Oxford or Blackfriars studios you will have heard about our HIIT programme MATRIX. It’s our Head of Fitness Dan Little’s creation and it’s going down an absolute storm. In this blog, Dan explains the thinking behind THREE, what to expect and how it can make you fitter, leaner and stronger than ever before

GET FIT FOR THE SLOPES

With the ski season nearly upon us, it's time to start thinking about some basic strengthening work to make sure maximise your enjoyment and minimise your risk of injury on the slopes

Community

NEW TO DIGME?

We're often asked if our classes are suitable for beginners and the answer is always an emphatic YES! Here's why...

Nutrition

DIGME PROTEIN BALLS

Qualified nutritionist and fitness fanatic Bridget Hunt reveals her secret recipe for the best protein balls known to man

Fitness

DON'T BE SCARED OF DATA!

Data can be intimidating if you're not used to using it, but it can be a beginner's best friend. Here's why...

Fitness

SUSPENSION TRAINING

Head of Fitness Dan Little explains the benefits of suspension training and how it will form part of his HIIT programme MATRIX in Oxford and Blackfriars

Fitness

KONA SERIES: PART II

Geoff, our CEO, overcame a puncture and a calf injury to complete the Ironman World Championship in Hawai'i in under ten hours. Read his race report

Fitness

KONA SERIES: KONA CRUNCH

Geoff, our CEO, describes the experience of travelling to the Ironman World Championship in Kona Hawai'i with his young family in tow

Fitness

THE SKILLMILL: GAMECHANGER!

Dan Little, our Head of Fitness, explains how Digme is breaking new ground with Technogym's amazing SkillMill, which will be used in our HIIT classes in Oxford

Community

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: CHLOE

They’re the ones guiding you, motivating you and getting every last bit of energy from you up those damned hills, so let’s find out more about them

Fitness

OVERCOMING EXCUSES

Are you guilty of making these excuses not to work out? Our regular blogger, Bridget Hunt, gives you her tips on overcoming them

Fitness

RETURNING TO FITNESS

Dan Little, our Head of Fitness, gives you his tips on how to get back to a healthy exercise regime after an extended break

Community

DIGME AND THE DEAF COMMUNITY

Digme Fitness has proven to be a big hit with the deaf community, thanks to its inclusive nature and clear communication from the instructors. We talk to Digme ambassador Gü Dopran about her experiences

Community

NATALIE SEYMOUR Q&A

Former GB hockey player Natalie Seymour talks about life as a professional triathlete

Community

FIT STAFF = HAPPY STAFF

Digme Fitness CEO Geoff Bamber explains why it's so important for employers to take their staff's fitness seriously

News

WHAT'S IN A NAME?

Our Founder explains the inspiration behind the name Digme

Fitness

KONA SERIES: PART I

Road to Kona Ironman World Championships. Our CEO's update on juggling work, family and training commitments

Fitness

DITCHING THE GYM

Tired of restrictive gym memberships? Here are our tips on how to stay in shape without forking out

Community

ICE CREAM & ULTRAS

You might know local ultra-runner Bridget Hunt, aka Sixpack Chick, from her ice cream shop on Richmond Green

Fitness

BRICK TRAINING

If you're preparing for an event, brick training is the best way to boost your fitness

Fitness

TABATA TRAINING

Dan Little, Digme's Head of Fitness, explains the benefits of Tabata training

Fitness

WHAT IS FTP?

Geoff Bamber, Digme's CEO and ten-time Ironman, explains FTP and indoor cycling

Fitness

BIKE SET-UP EXPLAINED

Dan, our Head of Fitness, gives his tips on how to set up your spin bike for the perfect ride

Fitness

WHY INDOOR CYCLING?

Dan Little, Digme's Head of Fitness, explains the benefits of adding indoor cycling to your exercise regime

Community

FINDING YOUR INSPIRATION

10 tips to help you find and achieve your health and fitness dreams

Fitness

THE KEISER M3I - THE PORSCHE OF INDOOR CYCLING

As avid amateur sports people, our team are unashamed kit junkies. Trainers, road bikes, sports clothing - we love it all!

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4298
42.59.58.5
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37.54.5 
385 
38.55.5 
3965
39.56.55.5
4076
40.57.56.5
4187
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4298
42.59.58.5
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374 
37.54.5 
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38.55.5 
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39.56.55.5
4076
40.57.56.5
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42.59.58.5
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SHOE SIZE CHART

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374 
37.54.5 
385 
38.55.5 
3965
39.56.55.5
4076
40.57.56.5
4187
41.58.57.5
4298
42.59.58.5
43 9
43.5 9.5
44 10
44.5 10.5
45 11
46 12
47 13
48 14
49 15

SHOE SIZE CHART

EuropeanUK Women'sUK Men's
374 
37.54.5 
385 
38.55.5 
3965
39.56.55.5
4076
40.57.56.5
4187
41.58.57.5
4298
42.59.58.5
43 9
43.5 9.5
44 10
44.5 10.5
45 11
46 12
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Your health is your responsibility. The management and staff of Digme are dedicated to helping you take every opportunity to enjoy the facilities that we offer. With this in mind, we have carefully considered what we can reasonably expect of each other.

Our commitment to you

1. We will respect your personal decisions, and allow you to make your own decisions about what exercise you can carry out. However, we ask you not to exercise beyond what you consider to be your own abilities.

2. We will make every reasonable effort to make sure that our equipment and facilities are in a safe condition for you to use and enjoy.

3. We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that our staff are qualified to the fitness industry standards as set out by the Register of Exercise Professionals.

4. If you tell us that you have a disability which puts you at a substantial disadvantage in accessing our equipment and facilities, we will consider what adjustments, if any, are reasonable for us to make.

Your commitment to us

1. You should not exercise beyond your own abilities. If you know or are concerned that you have a medical condition which might interfere with you exercising safely, before you use our equipment and facilities you should get advice from a relevant medical professional and follow that advice.

2. You should make yourself aware of any rules and instructions, including warning notices, and follow them. Exercise carries its own risks. You should not carry out any activities, which you have been told are not suitable for you.

3. You should let us know immediately if you feel ill when using our equipment or facilities. Our staff members are not qualified doctors, but there will be a person available who has first aid training.

4. If you have a disability, you must follow any reasonable instructions to allow you to exercise safely.

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