Private members club, Eight Club, situated in the heart of London city, has launched a brand-new health and fitness facility, Eight Core that will see the club become London’s hub for work, rest and play.
Opening as part of Eight’s Members Club in Moorgate, the luxury gym, an extension of the club’s existing operation, is set to revolutionise wellbeing, providing its members with a premium fitness experience and the chance to learn from some of the finest professional coaches in elite sport today, including the likes of Jude Samuel, European Matchmaker and Head of talent Acquisition for Bellator, Liam Nolan two times Muay Thai World Champion and Pro boxer Masood Abdulah, GB Tri-Nations Champion. The world-class facilities, which launched earlier this year, offers members the opportunity to access a wide range of training disciplines and comes fully equipped with a boxing ring, state-of-the-art Precor equipment, bespoke training programmes and the opportunity to learn from leading medical, sporting and nutritional professionals.
General Manager of Eight Core, and Kickboxing World Champion, Jon Durrant comments; “Selecting the Core Coaches and Trainers has been a really exciting part of this process, and I’m thrilled with the incredible names already on board. We have an amazing network of individuals who are at the top of their game right now, both in and out of the boxing ring, with many holding world titles in their respective fields, and I’m definitely looking forward to being able to bring this enormous force of talent and knowledge to Eight.”
“Eight Core has been built from the passion and experience of professional fighters like myself and Eight’s Director of Operations, Annabelle Gely, former Muay Thai Female World Champion”, Jon continues, “and this is proudly represented through the gyms state-of-the-art equipment, and its breath-taking facilities. It’s a fighter’s dream playground fused with luxury design and a project that I’m really proud to be a part of. I look forward to seeing what the gym will achieve in the coming months, particularly with the immense amount of support already behind it.”
Members of the club will have the option to participate in a selection of classes tailored to suit all abilities from Pilates to Grappling (BJJ), as well as access to the gym’s monthly locker hire, lifestyle café, steam room, and an onsite laundry service. Core will also house a Medical Centre led by Sports Doctor and Medical Advisor for Leicester Tigers RFC, Dr Kal Parmar, which will specialise in Injury and Rehabilitation, Sports and Exercise Medicine and Pain Management. Physiotherapist, Osteopath and Corrective exercise specialist, Jeff Murray and in-house GP Dr. Safiyah Ahsan will also be running onsite sports clinics.
“In light of current circumstances, it’s more important now than ever to be looking after yourself and your mental health, something that exercise can very much facilitate. This is something Eight Club really want to champion with the introduction of Eight Core” comments Annabelle Gely – Operations Director.
“Launching the gym allows our members to strive for a better lifestyle, something lockdown has made us really think about. They now have everything they need under one roof, from workspace to working out and all in the comfort and luxury that we pride ourselves with here at Eight.” The gym, including the luxury changing room facilities and lifestyle café have been designed by Brandon Kinsman, the founder and CEO of Eight Club. Kinsman has designed every aspect of both clubs in the group, Eight Moorgate, Eight Bank and now Eight Core.
Each element has been made bespoke to Kinsman’s unique design including tables, furniture and rugs in the lounges, restaurants and bars. Kinsman comes from a highly respected design pedigree, his father Rodney Kinsman RDI has been running furniture design company OMK Design for over 50 years. The brand-new gym gives new meaning to working out, promising experience, passion and more importantly, fighting spirit. - Eight Club - Deep in the heart of the City, lies Eight Members Club, London’s first luxury lifestyle Private Membership Club. From workspace to wellbeing, to business and entertaining, Eight Club provides a quintessential balance of work, rest and play.
An architectural wonder, our hidden gem boasts stylish bars and lounges adorned with art, private meeting rooms, a wrap around rooftop terrace with panoramic views of the city and, a world-class health and fitness facility. Membership includes unlimited access to both clubs, Eight Bank and Eight Moorgate, as well as Eight's luxury gym, Eight Core. Members benefit from two hours of complimentary use of meeting rooms per day, high speed Wi-Fi throughout and access to the club's year-round social calendar.
Up to three guests may accompany members on each visit to Moorgate and Bank, whilst Eight Club's optional Virtual Office packages offer a prestigious London address for your business collateral.