Do you have a superhero?

Are you free on Wednesday or Thursday mornings, and are you somewhere near the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park? Do you have a small superhero (age 3-7) who needs a run about?

If so, you might be interested in the Our Parks Superhero Fitness session (it’s free). I’ve written about Our Parks ages and ages ago (here) but, briefly, there are a whole range of fitness classes on offer across several London boroughs. I’ve attended some myself locally and got a brilliant work out for free in the fresh air.

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Free fitness classes!

I don’t look anything like this, but I’m sure I will after a few classes…

You’ll know by now that this blog exists to share useful links and information with the parents or primary carers of toddlers. I hesitated about adding this post, because I wasn’t sure if it ‘fitted’. But I think it just about does – especially while we are still in the season of new year’s resolutions.

I’m sure I’m not the only one to wish I was a bit fitter and a bit lighter. I’d like to exercise more, but finding the time is a problem.

Of course, looking after a toddler is in itself ‘active’. In fact, I’ve never spent so much time on my feet, scuttling about after someone who appears to have an bottomless pit of energy. But that doesn’t mean I’m especially fit.

And it doesn’t make up for the increased number of biscuits I’ve been eating.

Needless to say, the days of having a gym membership are long gone and are unlikely to return soon. So I was excited to learn about free fitness classes that take place in parks across London, including (local to me) Tower Hamlets and Newham. So I thought I’d given it a try. Continue reading “Free fitness classes!”