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...
Tell us your fitness goals and we will help you achieve them!
SIOBHAN'S 100-RIDE CHALLENGE
Richmond rider Siobhan is nearly halfway through her 100 rides in 100 days challenge for Movember. Find out how she's getting on...
WHAT WILL YOU ACHIEVE?
Everything you need to know about the Achieve Programme...
FITNESS TRACKING FOR BEGINNERS
Unsure what some of the numbers mean? Here's our beginner's guide to how you can use metrics to reach your goal...
FUELLING FOR SWEAT WEEK
Our tips on nutrition and hydration for the seven workouts in seven days during Sweat Week
ROOFTOP WORKOUT ALERT!
We're delighted to be part of the Innermost Summer Sweat Series at Mondrian London. Here's how to get your tickets...
CHARLIE'S ROUND-THE-WORLD ADVENTURE
Instructor Charlie and his friend Jim are two weeks in to their six-month trip cycling around the world. We caught up with them to see how their epic adventure is going...
PAUL FINDS NEW WAY TO TRAIN
Keen triathlete Paul Hayward is glad to see the back of lonely training after discovering the fun at Digme Oxford...
HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH STRESS?
It's Mental Health Awareness Week and we've talked to three members about how they overcame mental health issues with exercise
FIND YOUR MOJO!
Even the best fitness instructors struggle to get motivated for a workout sometimes. We found out their tips for when you need a bit of a kick to get going
TIME IS PRECIOUS...
We are delighted to announce Every Second Counts as our new apparel partner
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...
EAT TO COMBAT ALLERGIES
It's that time of year when many of us are suffering with pollen levels. Here's how your diet can reduce the impact of allergies...
BEST REFUEL SPOTS IN OXFORD
Our favourite food and drink hangouts in Oxford for the perfect refuel after a workout
LUCA'S 100-CLASS CHALLENGE
Richmond rider Luca Olias admits to questioning his sanity when he decided to do 100 classes in 100 days, but, halfway through the challenge, he's going strong and loving it...
HEALTH & FITNESS FACTS
We all know we're supposed to maintain a healthy lifestyle but it's often easier said than done. Here are some facts and tips to help you...
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
THE BENEFITS OF CYCLING
There are a multitude of health and other benefits to getting outside on two wheels!
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...
We caught up with Richmond instructor Sophia Cuell to find out the products she just can't live without
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
PAULA FLYING THE FEMALE FLAG ON DALLAGLIO CYCLE SLAM
Dallaglio RugbyWorks' Operations Director Paula Robertson will be the first woman since 2012 to tackle all three stages of the Dallaglio Cycle Slam this year. Read how her training is going...
WHY YOU NEED MORE VITAMIN D NOW!
Around 90% of the UK population are vitamin D deficient in the winter. Are you one of them?
BOUTIQUE STUDIOS: THE GYM MARKET EARTHQUAKE
The trend towards boutique fitness studios in the UK is only just getting started
YOUR JANUARY PLAYLIST!
The tracks that make getting out of bed on a cold, dark winter's morning to work out a whole lot easier...
WORLD RECORD UPDATE
An update on our Guinness World Record attempt last month...
UP FOR A CYCLING CHALLENGE?
Cycle through Europe this spring with Dallaglio RugbyWorks and help disadvantaged young people turn their lives around. Grab one of the last remaining places and prepare for one of the best experiences of your life!
NEW TO DIGME?
Everyone's a first-timer at some point. Here are some tip on what to expect so you can get the most from your Digme debut!
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!
LIBBY'S JANUARY TIPS
Instructor and foodie Libby Horsley gives her tips for getting back into a healthy lifestyle after Christmas
JULIE REDISCOVERS FITNESS BUG
Oxford member Julie Fricke was a collegiate runner in the USA and destined for a career in professional sport until chronic knee injuries forced her to follow a different path
KEVIN & DARREN'S 24-HOUR SPIN
Instructors Kevin and Darren have committed to riding for the entire 24 hours of our Guinness World Record attempt!
STEVE TURNS LIFE AROUND
Richmond rider Steve has lost 30lbs with regular classes at Digme this year. Read how he has turned his life around...
GUINNESS WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT!
We're aiming to set a new Guinness World Record for the most participants in a 24-hour static relay cycling event!
MATRIX GIVES NICOLA A PB
Blackfriars member Nicola Heron tells us how adding MATRIX classes to her marathon training resulted in a recent 12-minute PB
MARK CONQUERS VENTOUX
Richmond rider Mark Bass recently cycled up the famous Mt Ventoux three times in one day, and credits his Digme classes with helping him do so. Read on to find out more...
A recent study found that traditional workouts are not undoing the ill effects of long periods sitting down. Dan Little explains why
How to choose the right fitness tracking gadget and app for you
WHAT IS BEAT?
Our newest Ride concept has recently landed in Richmond and Oxford. Here's what it's all about...
The benefits of our Founder Membership option and why you should sign up
EATING FOR IMMUNITY
Our immunity lowers with the changing seasons. Here's how your diet can help you head into the autumn bug-free
THE EPIC DIGME TOUR
Four classes, four studios and hundreds of kilometres ridden and run...
KEEP YOUR STATS PRIVATE
If you don't want your data to show on the screens in a RIDE class, you can opt out via your profile
SPIVI POINTS EXPLAINED
What do the numbers mean? We explain how Spivi points and the other metrics are calculated
TEAM DIGME'S TRACKS
A playlist to end all playlist! We checked in with the Digme Fitness management team to find out their favourite spin tracks of all time. Here are some absolute tunes!
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.
CHLOE & KEVIN REFLECT ON FIRST YEAR
Instructors Chloe and Kevin have been with Digme Fitness since the first day we opened, and they’ll soon be teaching across all three of our London studios. We caught up with them to find out their highlights of an amazing first year
Want to know how our new HIIT concept will make you fitter, stronger, leaner and more mobile? Read on to find out about the game-changing Matrix
FUELLING YOUR WORKOUT
Nutritional Therapist Ruth Sharif has shared her comprehensive guide on how to get your pre- and post-workout nutrition spot on
CAOIMHE: BACK IN ACTION
Caoimhe Bamber, Digme's Founder, talks about smashing her goal in the Copenhagen Marathon and coming back to work after maternity leave
JO'S EPIC TRAIL ADVENTURE
Jo Elliott recently completed a gruelling trail running race in Nepal, and credits her training at Digme Richmond for getting her through 200km at high altitude
SOUND BODY, SOUND MIND
Richmond regular and fitness fanatic Bridget Hunt talked to us about how she uses exercise to stay well mentally, as we continue our blog series in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month
LUKE TYBURSKI ON MENTAL HEALTH
Endurance adventurer Luke Tyburski talks about his the positive impact of exercising on mental health
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
EXERCISING FOR MENTAL HEALTH
As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we spoke to psychologist and triathlete Natalie Seymour about the importance of exercise on mental well-being
INSPIRATION: JUDITH NICHOLSON
Meet Judith Nicholson, a Digme Oxford regular who has to cope with a muscle-weakening condition called CMT. She's the latest in our Inspiration series...
BEN'S RECOVERY TIPS
Our Richmond instructor and The Body Coach fitness trainer Ben Davie has given us his top tips for recovery after a hard session
A NEW WAY TO TRAIN IN OXFORD
Six reasons why flexible, group training using a credits model is the most effective way to work out
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
INSPIRATION: ROBERT WESLEY
Meet Robert, the 74 year old who's training at Digme for the Ride 100 this summer. He's the first in our new Inspiration series, which will tell interesting tales from our inspirational communities
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: SOPHIA
The awesome Sophia starts her first week as Richmond General Manager today, so what better time to find out more about this one-time synchronised swimmer and all round fitness lover?
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: CHLOE P
Next up in our Meet the Instructors series is Chloe P, who teaches HIIT in Oxford and loves coffee and bodybuilding
We love Pancake Day at Digme! Here's a healthy, delicious and simple recipe to enjoy this week
NOURISH KITCHEN: THE STORY
Find out more about Nourish Kitchen, the amazing healthy food company who are stocking our studios with nutritious, delicious refuel options
SPIN YOUR WAY TO FASTER RUNNING
If you're in training for a spring run event, have a read of this blog post on how a regular spin class will significantly improve your running. Just ask the Digme Fitness team!
DIGME TEAMS UP WITH INNERMOST
We are delighted to announce that we have agreed a partnership with respected nutrition brand Innermost
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: LAONIE
Next up in our Meet the Instructors series is Laonie, the first of our wonderful Oxford team to feature. Laonie is a personal trainer with a passion for kettlebells, and as well as teaching at Digme, she works for the Fire Service. Read on to find out how she juggles the two…
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: BEN
Ben Davie is the focus of the latest post in our Meet the Instructors series, our Thursday lunchtime regular whose day job is Fitness Advisor to The Body Coach. He tells about his passion for football, his work with Joe Wicks and why he loves Digme Fitness
NATALIE SEYMOUR: 2017 GOALS
Pro triathlete Natalie Seymour talks us through her aspirations for 2017 and reveals how much training at Digme Fitness has improved her performances
FITNESS BREAKS FOR 2017
Banish January blues by taking some inspiration from this list of awesome activity holidays you could do this year
ZOE'S 12 SWEATS OF CHRISTMAS
Grab a dose of January fitness motivation from this update with Zoe de Toledo, Olympic medallist, full-time medical student and Digme regular
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
ZOE'S FITNESS UPDATE
Olympian Zoe de Toledo, who won a silver medal as cox of the women's rowing eight in Rio, is one month in to her journey back to fitness. Here's her update on how it's going training regularly at Digme Oxford
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
ADVICE FOR BEGINNERS
We're often asked if our classes are suitable for beginners and the answer is always an emphatic YES! Here's why...
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: REBEKAH
In our latest Meet the Instructors blog, we chat to Richmond regular Rebekah about her life in fitness
OLYMPIAN ZOE STARTS JOURNEY
Zoe De Toledo won a silver medal as cox of the women's rowing eight at the Rio Olympics. Her next challenge is to get fit with Digme, and her journey starts here...
DIGME PROTEIN BALLS
Qualified nutritionist and fitness fanatic Bridget Hunt reveals her secret recipe for the best protein balls known to man
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...
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
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
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
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
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
Are you guilty of making these excuses not to work out? Our regular blogger, Bridget Hunt, gives you her tips on overcoming them
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
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
YOGA POSES FOR CYCLISTS
If you cycle or spin a lot, here are four simple stretches you should do to prevent tightness
MEAL GUIDE RICHMOND
Digme regular Bridget Hunt gives you an incredibly useful guide to the best post-spin meal options in Richmond
NATALIE SEYMOUR Q&A
Former GB hockey player Natalie Seymour talks about life as a professional triathlete
FIT STAFF = HAPPY STAFF
Digme Fitness CEO Geoff Bamber explains why it's so important for employers to take their staff's fitness seriously
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
Our Founder explains the inspiration behind the name Digme
KONA SERIES: PART I
Road to Kona Ironman World Championships. Our CEO's update on juggling work, family and training commitments
DITCHING THE GYM
Tired of restrictive gym memberships? Here are our tips on how to stay in shape without forking out
ICE CREAM & ULTRAS
You might know local ultra-runner Bridget Hunt, aka Sixpack Chick, from her ice cream shop on Richmond Green
If you're preparing for an event, brick training is the best way to boost your fitness
GETTING TO KNOW...TINELI
In the latest of our partner Q&As, we chat to Jono Kalma of Tineli, Digme's choice of apparel
Dan Little, Digme's Head of Fitness, explains the benefits of Tabata training
WHAT IS FTP?
Geoff Bamber, Digme's CEO and ten-time Ironman, explains FTP and indoor cycling
BIKE SET-UP EXPLAINED
Dan, our Head of Fitness, gives his tips on how to set up your spin bike for the perfect ride
WHY INDOOR CYCLING?
Dan Little, Digme's Head of Fitness, explains the benefits of adding indoor cycling to your exercise regime
FINDING YOUR INSPIRATION
10 tips to help you find and achieve your health and fitness dreams
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!