Here are the best fitness classes and gyms in Cork, according to YOU, our most knowledgeable and engaged Gym+Coffee community!! We can’t wait to try out all these workouts, gyms, fitness classes and studios that Cork has to offer!
The Squad, Ballycureen
Founded by Kate Parfrey and Josie McCarthy, this place is THE place if you like your gym workout to come with a sense of community. The focus at The Squad is on feeling good, feeling motivated and making the most out of life. Make Life Richer, anyone?
CrossFit Le Cheile, Wilton
Small class sizes, a committed & active trainer rota, and incredible facilities. No wonder you guys voted Crossfit Le Cheile as one of the best in Cork! As part of your membership, you’re guaranteed a one-to-one relationship with your coach and classes are varied enough to hit every Crossfitter’s preferences!
Kangoo Jumps, Link Road, Mahon
While we may not know exactly what this is all about we are most definitely intrigued and are 100% going to check Kangoo out when we’re in the Rebel City. Plus you guys seem to think it’s pretty great and that’s good enough for us! Jump your way to fitness with Kangoo!
Pound Fit, Fitnessworx Gym
This class is held in Fitnessworx Gym every Wednesday and is high-intensity fitness at its most fun! Join the Cork Rebel Ripstix crew for a drumming-based cardio workout set to big beats, incorporating strength training, yoga and pilates.
Crossfit Return, South Douglas Road
A dedicated CrossFit gym, Crossfit Return offers newbies a FREE first class so you can get to know what all the Crossfit fuss is about! They recommend taking their ‘Elemens Programme; next, and then there’s group training galore! Ease yourself into the loyal world of Crossfit!
Elite Pilates, Douglas
This place offers a range of Pilates classes, reformer work, Barre classes, and personal training. Head to Elite if you’re looking for a welcoming space filled with trainers who really know what they’re doing. Which means basically, you need to go to Elite.
Guerilla Fitness, Clonakilty
You’re big fans of Crossfit in Cork! Guerilla Fitness offers Crossfit classes and personal training and their facilities are top notch. Coaches are always on hand and these guys pride themselves on their technical expertise and breadth of experience in the Crossfit game. They also run seminars which is a brilliant mental add-on to your physical regimen!
Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre, Penrose Quay
With 2 yoga studios at their Penrose Quay location plus another spot in Ballincollig, Himalaya Yoga has created an awesome vibe on the Cork yoga scene. These guys offer training, workshops as well as regular classes, and their philosophy is to offer ‘Yoga for Everybody. We’re in!
ViPR & Tone with Lesley Giltinan
ViPR stands for Vitality, Performance & Reconditioning and incorporates weighted training tools into your workout. Lesley also combines dumbells, cardio and bodyweight exercises into her classes and you guys swear by them! Let’s get technical!
Flex in the City, Alfred Street
Flex in the City is a Barre and Pilates studio and they offer small class sizes and one-to-one training. Their aim here is to help you become a better version of yourself - sounds like the Make Life Richer vibe to us! Their Barra classes are full=body workouts and there are Pilates sessions to suit every level.