iBasin offers an active lifestyle, whether it's a run along the canal or a lunchtime blitz class, here are some of our local recommendations.
Travel by bicycle safer, faster and more direct with London's new Cycle Superhighways.
Angel - 5 minsKing's Cross St Pancras - 8 minsLiverpool Street - 9 minsBond Street - 21 minsPaddington - 30 minsCanary Wharf - 34 mins
Experience London's friendly cycling community in these local bike shops...
East Central Cycles18 Exmouth Market, EC1R 4QEeastcentralcycles.co.uk
Tokyobike87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A 4BAtokyobike.co.uk/
Look Mum No Hands49 Old Street, EC1V 9HXlookmumnohands.com
Whether you favour the early-morning workout or lunchtime blitz, City Road residents are spoilt for choice with local gyms.
Gymbox201A Old St, EC1V 9NPgymbox.com
Fitness First361-373 City Rd, EC1V 1LRfitnessfirst.co.uk
Virgin Active333 Goswell Rd, EC1V 7DGvirginactive.co.uk
For those who prefer to plant their feet on terra firma it also marks the ideal point to set out on a run. Whether it's a short circuit or a longer route you're looking for, you'll find interesting routes at every turn.
City Road to...
King's Cross St Pancras - 2.5kmThe City - 2.8kmHyde Park - 6.7kmOlympic Park - 7.2kmWest End - 8.2kmGreenwich - 10km
More running routes around City Road andIslington can be found at mapmyrun.com
Relax and keep fit with yoga & pilates classes aimed at beginners and pros alike.
More Yoga202 City Rd, EC1V 2PHmorefit.co.uk
Stretching the City24-27 White Lion St, N1 9PDstretchingthecity.com
Clerkenwellbeing178 Goswell Rd, EC1V 7DTclerkenwellbeing.co.uk
Active360Islington boat club16-35 Graham St, N1 8JXactive360.co.uk
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