Workouts are more than just lifting weights and running on the treadmill (though at these gyms that’s perfectly allowed). For workouts with a difference, check out these 10 best gyms and fitness studios in Kuala Lumpur.
Tired of the usual cardio and weightlifting? Why not try some boxing, yoga or even CrossFit? Switch up your routine and pick up some new moves at these 10 best gyms in Kuala Lumpur. Who knows, you may even enjoy working out more!
Ministry Of Burn
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Still trying to achieve your New Year’s Resolution? Ministry of Burn will help you shed extra fat and gain the muscles you’ve always been dreaming of. The experienced #MOBSQUAD will guide you through their intense workouts which include a full body HIIT session (MOVE), core-building indoor cycling (RIDE) and indoor rowing (ROW) to help you build an impressive physique.
If you are not a fan of routines, F45 is the gym to be. This space packs in functional training – high-intensity circuit training workouts that help you build strength, power and mobility – in just 45 minutes, enough to make your muscles sore but exhilarated. With 27 different classes and a database of over 3,000 exercises, you won’t get the same sets of workouts twice at F45.
Looking to throw some mean hooks around? TRIBE brings a fresh punch of creativity among a pool of traditional MMA and boxing gyms with their “nightclub meets fight club” concept. You will find intensive boxing and exhilarating full-body workouts alongside lively beats to keep your adrenaline pumping the whole time.
Living in the city can be quite stressful and we all need a breather from the rush of it all. At Simplylife Yoga, you can learn different yoga techniques that will provide you with some much-needed peace of mind and relaxation. Located at the rooftop of the Riverwalk Village, the studio provides a calming, welcoming and open space for yoga enthusiasts.
This state-of-the-art facility is a great place to work your muscles. This rooftop gym offers a variety of classes to help you achieve your fitness goals, including strength and endurance training (Animal Flow, HIIT and Sandbags); speed and power (Cync and Peloton) Snooze; and flexibility and balance (Boga Fit and Power Flo Yoga).
After making Malaysia their home, American couple Jim and Kerianne opened their dream gym in the popular neighbourhood of Bangsar, hoping to create a space where friends can come and work out together while improving their bodies and mind. They offer workouts for all ranges of experience – from private training on CrossFit fundamentals to CrossFit Light and intense advanced classes.
Cycle to the beat at Aloha Cycle Club with your friends. Tucked within Rubberduck cafe in Plaza Damas, you will find an indoor cycling training space offering four types of classes. Aloha Ride is the signature 45-minute beat-driven class that ends with some mindfulness training. For a high intensity cardiovascular workout, Ala Ride is the way to go. Intro Ride is for beginners, while Ride x Barre classes will have your core muscles and legs feeling like jelly when you’re done.
While some can stay fit with strict regimes and clean diet, others might need a little bit of fun in their workouts to stay motivated. Just like its name suggests, Playground Fit is where you can let your inner kid shine. Join the group classes here that offer a mixture of HIIT, functional training, traditional barbell works, and kickboxing to achieve total body fitness.
Unleash the beast inside you at FIRE Station. Designed to tap into the potential in all of us, the fiery trainers at FIRE Station bring you workouts that will have you drenched in sweat by the end. There are six types of classes here, from an indoor-cycling-yoga combo and free-weights-treadmill workouts to fat-shredding boxing moves and HIT exercises. There is even a kid-friendly class for the little ones to try out.
Learn more about self-defense skills with Crazy Monkey. The self-defense classes incorporate Crazy Monkey Defense Boxing, a system of modern martial arts, and the techniques of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. If you are looking to get in shape, the FizFit and Kettlebells classes will help improve your grip strength, core and lower body strength as well as toning your physique.