Get Fighting Fit at The Best Boxercise Classes in Leeds

· Imagine Selby · Health & Fitness

These workouts pack a punch.


Jab, hook and uppercut your way through an action-packed boxercise class in Leeds.

Boxercise takes the punching and kicking techniques from inside the ring and combines them with high-intensity interval training (HIIT) exercises, for a workout that trains your whole body – not just legs, bums and tums. It’s a fitness craze we can get behind and you don’t need to be a bruiser to give it a try. With gyms across Leeds offering classes to suit everyone, you can get stuck right in and be on your way to your fitness goals, punch-by-punch.

Boxercise at Fresh 4 Life Fitness


Unleash your inner warrior at Fresh 4 Life Fitness, a private personal training studio in the Leeds suburb of Morley. They offer small group sessions, like their body-pumping boxercise classes, led by registered instructors. You’ll learn everything from basic punches to fancy footwork and pad-holding techniques. ‘Their classes are open to ages 18 through 69 and can be purchased one at a time or in blocks
of 10 – no membership required.

Fresh 4 Life Fitness, South Parade, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 8AJ. Boxercise is on Saturdays at 10am. Classes start from £6.

Boxercise at The Edge

The Edge Boxercise

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The University of Leeds’ on-campus gym, The Edge, is a state-of-the-art fitness suite that’s not just for students, anyone can sign up to get fit. Their boxercise classes are the perfect calorie-burning full-body workout for all abilities, employing techniques used in the boxing ring that will get you punching your way to your health goals. With each class you’ll bust through stress, fight your anxieties, and do some good for your heart – all without a single treadmill in sight.

The Edge, University of Leeds, Willow Terrace Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT. Public membership starts from £42.50 per month.

Boxercise at The Hunslet Club


Boxercise is one of the most popular classes at The Hunslet Club, and for good reason. You can expect a real mix of drills, circuits and pair work, designed to get your body moving and your heart racing. You’ll learn a few new tricks and improve your physical and mental health, all while supporting a Leeds organisation that’s passionate about its community. And who says exercise classes have to cost the world? Their pricing policy has stayed the same for over 10 years, making fitness accessible for all.

The Hunslet Club, Hillidge Road, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1BP. Boxercise is on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6.30pm. Classes cost £3.50.

Bxxercise at BXXFT


BXXFT is a boutique members gym dedicated to helping you improve your physical and mental wellbeing. Here, you’ll train with real purpose and get real results, with expert advice from professional athletes who work to help you reach your fitness goals, whether you want to get toned or just feel healthier. During their one-hour boxercise class, you’ll run circuits and learn new skills and techniques to develop your overall strength and agility. It’s a tough but rewarding workout that only gets better.

BXXFT, 1 Gordon Mills, Netherfield Road, Guiseley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS20 9PD. Bxxercise is on Tuesdays at 6pm. Classes membership starts from £35 per month.

Boxing Fitness at Alliance Boxing Club

Alliance Boxing Club

Alliance Boxing Club offer a range of boxing-based fitness classes that are fun and challenging, designed to help you boost your strength and stay in shape. Their trainers are certified England Boxing Level 1 Coaches, so not only will you learn how to jab, hook and uppercut, but you’ll learn the right way. They have boxercise sessions suitable for all abilities, including Boxing Fitness classes for females and kids only, so everyone can hop on the boxercise bandwagon.

Alliance Boxing Club, 1st Floor, Crossgates Working Mens Club, Orchard Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 7LP. Boxing Fitness is on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 5.30pm. Classes are £4 each.

Boxing Conditioning at Primal Gym

Primal Gym Boxercise

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Primal Gym keep things fresh with their 45-minute Boxing Conditioning class. Each session is different from the next, so you’ll be kept on your toes. Expect a fast-paced workout, which promises to improve your strength, fitness and mind. You’ll also get to switch between the pummelling pads and punch bags throughout each session, working in pairs to burn through the calories. It’s a popular class, but the numbers are kept small on purpose, so you can get the most out of it.

Primal Gym, 4 The Boulevard, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1PZ. Boxing Conditioning is on every day of the week except Tuesday. Gym membership with unlimited classes starts at £45 a month, individual Primal Boxing classes are £10.

Box Fit at Graft Häus

Graft Haus Boxercise

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Chun Fu, owner of martial arts school Graft Häus, will run you through your paces at Box Fit. He’s designed this boxercise class to make you sweat from the word go. You’ll get stuck into burpees, sit-ups and lunges, jabbing at focus pads with each rep. Numbers are limited, so Chun can make sure everyone’s involved in the action and nobody is hiding at the back. It also means that he can get to know your personal strengths and help you sharpen up those weak left hooks during the 45-minute class.

Graft Häus, Unit 4, Cardigan Trading Estate, Milford Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2BL. Box Fit is on Mondays at 7.15pm. Classes start at £8.