BODY toning hoola-hooping, spin classes and boxercise sessions are just some of the fitness classes taking place at a festival in Oxford next weekend.

FitFest Oxford says it expects 1200 health fanatics at the fitness and wellbeing festival where people can get active and learn about everything to live a healthy lifestyle.

Festival goers will be able to watch the FitFest Oxford Throwdown where teams of fitness fanatics go head to head over a range of extreme physical challenges.

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The festival also includes talks and in-depth debates from renowned experts such as The Pilates PT, The Naked Professor and The Foodie Dentist.

Lydiah Igweh, co-founder of FitFest Oxford says: “FitFest Oxford promises a unique interactive, experiential fitness, wellness, food and beauty event built on three key pillars: Think Fit, Feel Fit, Eat Fit.

"We want visitors to enjoy something new, meet like-minded people, and ultimately feel inspired to live a healthier, fitter, happier lifestyle. Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of where you are with your fitness and wellness journey”

FitFest Oxford takes place next Saturday at The Oxford Academy. Tickets start from £25 and can be bought at