MyPTCycle: the new centre of power for Croydon’s movers, shakers and spinners

Posted on April 13th, by Jonny Rose in Culture. No Comments

Get fit and meet people: spin classes are the new Croydon cool

Deep in the recesses of St George’s Walk, a little bit up from the cool stylings of RISEgallery and a little bit down from benches where the skaters hang out is MyPTCyle: an indoor spin-class studio.

A spin class is a high-intensity cycling workout that takes place on a stationary bike. … Read More »

Exhibition review: ‘Get Fit’ at the TURF Gallery

Posted on March 11th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

Liz Sheppard-Jones gets physical in an art gallery

Former Deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine had a rule when in government: all proposals presented to him must take up no more than one side of A4 paper. If it’s longer, declared the lusciously-locked one, it’s either too complicated or you’re not thinking about it clearly. (Or it’s proper rocket science: some things are necessarily complex and written for … Read More »

How to get ripped in Croydon (without getting ripped off)

Posted on September 18th, by Marcia Henry-Morgan in Culture. 5 comments

Can you get the body beautiful on a budget? asks Marcia Henry-Morgan

I’ve lived in Croydon over a year now and have thought to myself on more than one occasion that I should really keep fit and work out, as a work-life balance sort of thing. I’m going to be honest, though: I’m not a gym enthusiast.

I find them a … Read More »