New Gyms & Fitness Studios to Check Out in Singapore

Fitness  |  May 16, 2017
  • FaMA (Fitness and Martial Arts)
    1 / 8 FaMA (Fitness and Martial Arts)

    #02-03 Clarke Quay, tel: 6352-0992

    Founded by two Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belts, this martial arts school offers fitness classes for all levels, whether you’re a newbie or an experienced practitioner. The Fama Fitness classes are circuit training workouts that incorporate martial arts techniques from Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai, so you’ll be learning useful combat skills while improving overall strength, coordination and flexibility. Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai classes are available as well. Full shower facilities are provided. For a complimentary one-week trial, visit http://famafit.com/trial.

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  • Freedom Yoga
    2 / 8 Freedom Yoga

    #12–01 Heng Da Building, tel: 6222-6096

    Located on the 12th floor of Heng Da Building in Cecil Street, Freedom Yoga boasts a 4,000-square-foot loft-style space with high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows every space-deprived urbanite dreams about. There are four yoga studios, including one dedicated hot yoga studio and one private studio. The highlight has to be the roomy lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi for people to unwind. Students can also shop Lululemon activewear that was created in collaboration with Freedom Yoga. A drop-in class costs $25, while a package starts from $160 for 10 classes. Locker and shower facilities are available. Visit www.freedomyoga.sg.

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  • Ritual Gym Holland Village
    3 / 8 Ritual Gym Holland Village

    #02-01, 17B Lorong Liput, tel: 6463-4690

    A hit among time-starved office workers, Ritual recently opened a second outlet in Holland Village. This gym operates on an in-and-out-in-30-minutes concept. Their high-intensity class combines cardio and strength training in 20 minutes for a super-quick and effective workout. Each class has no more than five students per coach, so you can enjoy plenty of attention. The coach will customise your workout according to your fitness level, so there will always be something to challenge you. Shower facilities are available. Post-exercise, grab a tasty and filling protein smoothie from the Fuel Bar to recharge. A one-week trial membership is priced at $50. Visit www.ritualgym.com.

    (Also read: Jaime Teo’s Super Effective 12-Minute Circuit Training Workout)

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  • TripleFit Singapore
    4 / 8 TripleFit Singapore

    #02-63 Millenia Walk, tel: 6255-5064

    Train, shop and eat at this 23,500-square-feet destination. It has a bevy of buff trainers (both male and female) ready to take you on a transformational fitness journey. Even if you aren’t, you’d be inspired just by looking at them. The classes are classified into three broad categories: Balance, Strength and Flexibility. Expect a full range of workouts like calisthenics, core yoga, piloxing, kickboxing and high-intensity interval training. For those training for a race or marathon, try the EnduroFit class, which pushes you out of your comfort zone by using different cardio and strength-training machines.

    (Also read: What’s At TripleFit Singapore, Your New Fitness & Shopping Destination)

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  • Trium Fitness
    5 / 8 Trium Fitness

    #03-01 Aperia Mall, tel: 8782-8633

    Here’s another outlet for yogis to practise at. A stone’s throw away from Lavender MRT station, Trium Fitness is a cosy, home-style studio offering mainly yoga classes of all sorts: flow, hatha, core, yin, aerial, wheel… There’s even HIIT yoga, for those looking for a more hardcore workout. We like the floor-to-ceiling windows, which offer a perfect city view plus plenty of natural light for Instagram phototaking! Besides yoga, the studio has other fitness classes such as Zumba, KpopX Fitness and Pilates Matwork. While there, you can do shopping too: Trium sells activewear from local sites like Shop Yog and Kitted By. Visit www.triumfitness.com.

    (Also read: Where to Buy Pretty Activewear in Singapore Besides Lululemon)

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  • Virgin Active Tanjong Pagar
    6 / 8 Virgin Active Tanjong Pagar

    #06-01 Tanjong Pagar Centre, tel: 6908-8920

    The latest Virgin Active gym to open in Singapore, this Tanjong Pagar club has a couple of cool facilities to tempt you into signing up: An altitude training studio that lets you train in a clean, low-oxygen environment, a spanking huge dance studio, high-tech exercise machines like the StairMaster and SkillMill, sleep pods, a Himalayan salt inhalation room, a steam room plus an ice room for reducing lactic acid buildup after a workout. And when the next-door Sofitel hotel is completed, members will have access to the hotel’s infinity pool. Must-try classes: Pound, Pulse and Pop Pilates, the brainchild of YouTube fitness star Cassey Ho. Visit www.virginactive.com.sg.

    (Also read: Work Your Ass Off & Get Rewarded at Virgin Active Gym in Tanjong Pagar)

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  • Fitness First Bugis Junction
    7 / 8 Fitness First Bugis Junction

    #04-02 Bugis Junction, tel: 6327-9167

    The newest Fitness First in Bugis Junction is structured to promote the social and functional aspects of exercise. Smack in the centre of the gym is a first-of-its-kind “throwdown frame”, which lets multiple gym goers work out at the same time. You can lift, pull, and even climb the stairs while hoisting a dummy, just like in a search-and-rescue scenario. This gym offers seven exclusive classes, including Hero, where you get to play the hero by rescuing dummies. Exciting much! Visit www.fitnessfirst.com.sg/clubs/bugis-junction.

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  • The Yoga School
    8 / 8 The Yoga School

    #39-01 OCBC Centre, tel: 6532-8228

    Located at the 39th storey of OCBC Centre, you’re guaranteed an unobstructed view of the city skyline, a calming sight no matter what time you do yoga. For its cosy studio space which accomodates a maximum of 20 students, the variety of classes is impressive. Besides the standard hatha and flow yoga, The Yoga School offers Iyengar, Forrest, Kundalini, Yin as well as prenatal yoga classes. The reception and lounge remind us of a luxury hotel, warm and inviting. You’ll feel zen instantly! Rates start from $38 per class. Visit yogaschool.asia.

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