Choosing The Best Fit For Your Fitness Goals

Choosing the right fitness programme is crucial for achieving your health and wellness goals.

With so many options available, it can be challenging to decide which one is the best fit for your fitness goals.

In this article, we'll compare the Plan B Fitness programmes with other local popular fitness providers, including F45, Shredquarters, Virgin Active, and Pure Gym.

We'll provide an overview of each companies offerings, highlight key differences in training style, cost, and support services, and compare testimonials and reviews to help you make an informed decision.

Who Is The Best Fit For Your Fitness Goals?

Plan B Fitness

  • Personal Training: One-on-one training sessions tailored to individual goals, including nutrition support and accountability as standard.
  • Group Training: Small group sessions for a more personalised experience, including nutrition support and accountability as standard.
  • Nutritional Support (on all programmes) includes tailored meal plans and dietary guidance based around your body type, stage of life, and personal preferences.
  • Support Services: Continuous support and accountability from entire coaching team, including weekly progress check in calls for all clients.


  • Large Group Training: High-intensity functional training in a group setting.
  • Varied Workouts: Mix of cardio and strength training.
  • Community Focused: Emphasis on a supportive, community-driven environment.


  • Group Training: Functional training focused on strength and conditioning.
  • Structured Programmes: Set classes with a mix of HIIT and strength.
  • Support Services: Limited nutritional support, primarily focused on workouts.

Virgin Active

  • Gym Access: Comprehensive gym facilities with various equipment.
  • Group Classes: Wide range of fitness classes, including yoga, cycling, and strength training.
  • Additional Amenities: Access to pools, saunas, and wellness programmes.

Pure Gym

  • Budget-Friendly: Affordable membership options.
  • 24/7 Access: Open 24 hours for flexible workout times.
  • Group Classes: Basic fitness classes included in membership.

Key Differences in Training Style, Cost, and Support Services

Training Style

  • Plan B Fitness: Personalised training plans, both one-on-one and small group settings, with a strong emphasis on tailored workouts, nutritional guidance and achieving the results you want.
  • F45: High-intensity, fast-paced group workouts with a focus on functional movements.
  • Shredquarters: Similar to F45, offering structured HIIT and strength classes in a group setting.
  • Virgin Active: Variety of classes and individual workout options, with a focus on holistic wellness.
  • Pure Gym: Self-guided workouts with access to basic classes, suitable for those who prefer flexible schedules and lower costs


  • Plan B Fitness: Premium pricing reflecting personalised training and comprehensive support. Programmes run on a monthly membership basis ranging from £97-£475.
  • F45: Mid-to-high range pricing, approximately £150-£200 per month for unlimited classes.
  • Shredquarters: Similar to F45, with pricing around £150-£200 per month for unlimited access.
  • Virgin Active: Premium pricing, around £100-£150 per month, with extensive facilities and class options.
  • Pure Gym: Budget-friendly, approximately £20-£30 per month, with basic facilities and classes.

Support Services

  • Plan B Fitness: Offers extensive support, including personalised coaching, detailed nutritional plans, and continuous accountability.
  • F45: Community-focused support with some nutritional guidance, but less personalised.
  • Shredquarters: Focuses mainly on workout support with limited nutritional guidance.
  • Virgin Active: Offers a wide range of wellness services, but less personalised training unless additional personal training packages are purchased.
  • Pure Gym: Minimal support, primarily providing access to facilities and basic classes.

Reviews & Testimonials

It is important to consider other people's options on the services provided. The feedback of local residents who have worked with these companies is more powerful than anything the companies can tell you themselves.

A very credible source of this is Google Reviews that provide the number of reviews and a star rating out of 5.

At the time of write this article, these are the number and amount of Google reviews for Plan B Fitness, F45 Teddington, Shredquarters Twickenham and PureGym Twickenham.

Choosing the right fitness programme depends on your individual needs, goals, and budget.

Evaluate what’s most important to you in a fitness programme and choose the one that aligns best with your fitness goals and lifestyle.

If personalised support, training, nutrition… and results is what you’re after, Plan B Fitness is here to help you every step of the way.

Contact us today to learn more about our offerings and start your fitness journey with confidence: