May 23, 2017 | By Carla Buzasi
Experience Lifestyle & Interiors on WGSN.
As the lifestyle trend for wellness, health and fitness continues to boom alongside the popularity of athleisure, London’s latest workout hotspot is Chelsea-based Ride Republic, with raw plant-based food business Tanya’s Cafe also open on the premises, complementing the all-round healthy offering.Ride Republic offers a high intensity, yet low-impact full-body workout on a bike suitable for all fitness levels. Situated in a state-of-the-art studio, the energising club-like setting plays dance-inspired tracks to help keep up the pace, while riders have access to quality clip-in bike shoes, chilled eucalyptus-scented towels mid-ride, and competitive statistical technology during classes, allowing them to push themselves to the limit, or gradually work up to a personal best.
Founded by businesswoman Katie O’Connor, and partners Candida Mead and Mary Hurst, the philosophy is that whatever happens off the bike is equally as important as what happens on it, from nutrition to lifestyle, making the pair up with Tanya’s a canny move. Pre, or post-class, riders can relax and enjoy a selection of cold-pressed organic juices, raw salads and snacks in the laid-back cafe amongst other likeminded riders with a passion for healthy living. –Emily Cater
709 Fulham Road SW6 5UL / 44 (0)20 7736 7495
Images courtesy of Ride Republic
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