Here's To A healthy 2020!
Here's to a healthy 2020!
A New Year is a great excuse for a new agenda. Whether you're looking for a new hobby, some healthy eating inspiration, or you want to do your bit for sustainable living, we're going full steam ahead to make 2020 a year of change - for the better!
ST JAMES’ BLVD, NE1 4BN
Looking for a great value gym in Newcastle to kickstart your 2020 turnaround? Head over to PureGym at St James' and feel the burn with the latest kit! It's open 24/7 and has something for everyone with plenty of equipment and 50 free fitness classes for members to enjoy!
THE BARRE WORKOUT LTD
THE CLOSE, NE1 3RJ
Stretch those legs and try something new with The Barre Workout. Test yourself with a rigorous 60-minute total body workout. Incorporating classic ballet movements, The Barre will push your muscles to the limit, meaning you’ll be flaunting a toned, lean body just in time for summer!
Running since 2012 NE1 team up with Operation Fitness (Op Fit) to bring you a free, weekly bootcamp every Wednesday on the Quayside. Combining an array of mixed training methods to help keep each session unique, motivating and fun - this brilliant bootcamp is a great way to burn those winter bellies off while taking in some breath-taking views! Trust us, you won’t be heading back to the sofa anytime soon!
ELDON LEISURE CENTRE
GREY’S QUARTER, NE1 7XY
Nestled in the heart of the city centre within intu Eldon Square, Eldon Leisure has all you need to fix up and burn off the Christmas calories! Whilst they’ve got a fab fitness suite, if straight-up gym time isn’t your thing, why not stretch yourself with some squash, badminton, or five-a-side football? Even better, sign up to one of the leagues, and give it a whirl each week! On top of all this, there’s climbing AND tenpin bowling... although we can’t swear that bowling will help you break a sweat!
HAPPY YOGA NEWCASTLE
CARLIOL SQUARE, NE1 6UF
Transport yourself into a zen-like state at Happy Yoga Newcastle! This serene studio offers stress- busting yoga classes tailored to help improve fitness, flexibility and increase happiness - the perfect way to get 2020 off to a flyer! Whether you’re a beginner, you're just looking to loosen that waistline, or you're expecting a child, Happy Yoga has an array of workshops, meditation sessions and retreats for everyone!
TYNESIDE CINEMA LEARN & CREATE
PILGRIM STREET, NE1 6QG
Having a creative focus can help improve overall wellness - particularly in the mind. This year, head to Tyneside Cinema, where the team will help you learn more about film through activities, workshops and events. From one-day workshops to three- month courses, Tyneside Cinema have got something to educate and inspire all visitors. Check out their website for more information on how to get involved.
THE NEWCASTLE MEDITATION CENTRE
WESTGATE ROAD, NE1 1SG
Take time from your busy schedule and head over to The Newcastle Meditation Centre on Westgate Road. Offering a regular programme of drop-in classes, meditation courses and yoga workshops, go here and de-stress with an amazing range of meditation groups.
THE DEN, YOGATHERAPIES
UNIT 5 STACK, NE1 6PT
Find your inner peace with a soothing yoga course at The Den, YogaTherapies! With a stylish studio inside one of STACK’s container stores, it's a great place to escape the pressures of everyday life. A yoga haven in the heart of the city centre, The Den offers a full range of yoga classes, workshops and training events seven days week.
FOR HEALTHY EATING
THE NAKED DELI
GREY STREET, NE1 6EG
Creating outstanding dishes using the freshest produce, head down to The Naked Deli for a slice of goodness! Whether it's a light snack, a healthy drink or a feel-good feast, you'll leave feeling full, content and oh-so clean!
SUPER NATURAL CAFE
GRAINGER STREET, NE1 5JE
Newcastle’s Super Natural Cafe is the go-to spot for your Veganuary celebrations this year! Plant-based plates and good-for-you grub is at the heart of this Grainger Street gem, and we can’t think of a better place to tuck into vibrant vegan food.
BOOST JUICE BAR
ELDON SQUARE, NE1 7XL
The health-conscious can dive head first into a wide variety of revitalising juices at Boost - perfect for giving you that feel-good glow this January! Sip away on a delightful Berry Crush bursting with flavour or get prepped for a rigorous gym session with an Energiser Juice! Just head to Boost's home in intu Eldon Square to taste the benefits!
ALMONDS & RAISINS HEALTH FOODS
GRAINGER MARKET, NE1 5QQ
Start your healthy 2020 with a trip to Almonds & Raisins Health Foods. An established health haven tucked away in Grainger Market, this place stocks the finest organic and cruelty-free products from all corners of the globe. From organic miso paste all the way from Japan, to echinacea drops from North America, this healthy hangout is a must-visit!
FOR FEEL-GOOD PLANS
GREAT NORTH RUN 2020
The ballot is open, folks! Time to sign up for the biggest half marathon in the UK! Returning to the Toon this September for a special 40th anniversary celebration, the 2020 Great North Run promises to be the biggest sporting event in the North East calendar. Fasten your laces, prep those playlists and bank up those miles in preparation for the big event in September!
JANUARY RESOLUTION RIDE
New bike for Christmas? Join Cycling in the City for a feel-good resolution ride through the Toon! Saddle up and spin along the six-mile route through the city and beyond!
NE1'S WEEKLY QUAYSIDE RUN
Burn off those Crimbo choccies with a blast around the Quayside! We've teamed up with the Great Run Company, North P&I, Barclays and Ward Hadaway to present the Weekly Quayside Run! Jog along the 2k route and take in some glorious sights, or tackle the 5k route every Thursday!
FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING
GRAINGER MARKET, NE1 5QN
Nil Living is Newcastle's first zero waste brand - providing sustainable and largely plastic-free homeware and personal products. Be sure to visit and do your bit for the planet!
TOO GOOD TO GO
Too Good To Go have launched in Newcastle - an inspiring app that lets everyone do their bit to reduce waste, while also getting delicious food from local businesses! Be a waste warrior, download the app now and settle in as your favourite restaurants let you know about discounted goodies!
RECYCLE YOUR FURNITURE
STEPNEY ROAD, NE1 2PZ
Recycle Your Furniture are helping the planet by reusing and restoring unwanted items from your home! So, next time you're in need of a new armchair, give these guys a visit and see what they have in store.