JD Women | May 17, 2018

The New Gym Craze: Fitness Festivals

Move over Glastonbury…This year, festival goers, celebs and the HOTTEST DJ’s are sayin’ cya to fast food, hangovers and late nights. Instead, the latest trend is all about fitness and wellness festivals that leave you raving your way to a full body refresh.

Who said working up a sweat had to be a chore? These guys are doing it right! Chilling with their mates, powering through a hard core workout and enjoying some SERIOUS tunes whilst they work. Best of all, embrace the fitness vibe, get ya’self some killer workout looks and experience summer like never before. Fitness festivals are taking this year by storm and here’s where you can get your workout fix:

be fit festival 2017

Love Fit Festival

Dive straight into an adrenaline fuelled weekend with everything from farm fitness (climbing frames and body building exercise machines in a farm setting) to paddle board yoga on the lake with Love Fit Festival. Working with celeb trainers Shaun Stafford, Lily Sabri and many more, Love Fit Fest is all about working that booty, smashing out a sweaty session and motivating yourself to give into the fitness bug.

love fit festival
love fit festival paddle boarding
(Images: @lovefitfestival)

Once the yoga, running, spinning and main stage aerobics classes are done you can get your rave on at the after parties or chill to the max in the rejuvenating Sanctuary with bubbling hot tubs, G&T’s, spa treatments and smoking hot views of the Kent forests and countryside.

love fit festival 2018
love fit festival 2018
(Images: @lovefitfestival)


Dominating the fitness scene with a killer musical line up, Wilderness is ready to rave you all the way to the top. With outdoor activities ready to get you embracing the awesome summer weather, Wilderness has wild swimming, yoga, lakeside spas, self-defence, dance and body sculpting classes getting your summer bod in check.

Acts including Bastille, IAMDDB, Groove Armada and many more will be bringin’ it to the stage and having you hoping it never ends. Get ya workout wardrobe ready!

wilderness festival
wilderness festival 2018
(Images: @wildernesshq)

Be: Fit Festival

Ready with a stella line up of classes, fitness demos from celebs (including Gaby Allen from Love Island) and nutritionists cooking up a storm on the main stage, gal-exclusive Be: Fit Festival attracts a whole host of celeb fitness fanatics ready to take you from beginner to workout winner.

With sessions on rolling out ya muscles after a hard core sesh, HIITing the right spot every time you work out and fuelling your bod with all the essentials, we know why so many love to get fit at Be: Fit.

Be fit festival london
Be fit festival london
(Images: @befitlondon_)


Running sessions all year round to boost mindfulness, fitness and stamina, Wanderlust kick off the year with Wanderlust 108. Although not a weekend long festival, this game-changing triathlon combines a 5k run, 75 minute yoga sesh and much needed meditation. Picking up the pace on the 5k run and following it with yoga sessions to the DJ’s hottest beats, this triathlon brings a bit of chill time to your all in fitness regime.

This event is just the start of the Wanderlust summer with yoga-tastic, HIIT training, cardio and confidence building to the beat of some smokin’ summer tunes!


wanderlust festival
wanderlust festival
(Images: @wanderlustfest)

Get ya gym-drobe ready, it’s festival time!

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