You can’t mention Hong Kong gyms without referencing Pure. With locations at the top of the most prestigious buildings in Hong Kong Pure has the most luxurious gym facilites in town. Spacious studios, tons of state of the art equipment and a class timetable that caters for most tastes, plus additional extras including saunas, steam rooms, DVD libraries and juice bars, this is where the beautiful come to look, well, beautiful.
The latest addition to Pure’s chain is the flagship multi-floor centre in Lan Kwai Fong that boasts an out of this world indoor cycling studio as well as state of the art fitness equipment and views across HK.
Locations across Hong Kong including:
3/f IFC mall, 8 Finance Street, Central. T: 8129 8000
3/f Kinwick Centre, 32 Hollywood Road, Central. T: 2180 8088
18/F California Tower D’Aguilar, 32 D’Aguilar St T: 8200 0032
Newly opened this year at the Pulse in Southside is Pure’s first boutique-style centre Pure which has group classes, yoga and private training in a beachside setting.
Address: Pure South – The Pulse Showroom Shop 110. The Pulse 28 Beach Road Repulse Bay T:28000908
If you didn’t already know that BikiniFit is Hong Kong’s biggest female-only outdoor bootcamp, you do now! Creator Alex De Fina has also opened a spanking new indoor facility in Central that offer personal training, group classes and high-level performance coaching and clinical testing for women.
BikiniFit is a female only health and fitness programme that’s seriously intense but produces equally serious results. For $795 per week you get access to 6 weekly outdoor bootcamp style training sessions as well as eating plans, workshops and one on one support. No drop ins are allowed so book ahead for the next program. Worried about getting sweaty outdoors? Both locations have access to free public showers so you can head to work feeling refreshed.
Address: Classes take place in Hong Kong Park, Sun Yat Sen Park, Victoria Park and Kowloon Park
Pherform is for those who want a little aircon in their life and can’t make the early morning starts. Classes include metabolic conditioning, strength training and HIIT circuits. Expect a serious workout and then calm yourself down with LUSH products in the snazzy shower room.
Address: 2/F Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central T: 27988824
If you want to go more lux than ever before, then Top Fit, which opened this year is the new place to pose while you work-it. With elite level personal training in a chic space on Wellington Street and 6 signature group classes designed to sculpt and burn, Top Fit are staking their reputation on being able to deliver you results while feeling like you belong to an exclusive members club, something that you can’t get in a big chain gym. Posh or what?
Address: Topfit 3/F The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central T: 2776 7298
Where the real athletes go to get into peak condition, Pinnacle is a members gym that focuses on strength and conditioning for both recreational gym goers and pros alike. Daily classes focus on metabolic loading and physiological conditioning whilst private sessions will be catered to your individual needs.
Address: 7th Floor, Morrison Plaza, 9 Morrison Hill Road, Wan Chai, 2469 2000
Our fitness tip: As they say, you don’t have to be great to start, but you have get started to be great, so if you’re low on motivation head to a morning class, before work or as early as you can manage and feel smug for the rest of the day. Book ahead so you won’t be tempted to skip out or plan to meet a friend. Most of all, explore!
Elle Kealy is an international business coach for fitness health and wellness professionals looking to launch their businesses with a bang and women’s fitness expert, personal trainer and nutrition coach helping women around the world eat better and feel fantastic in just 90 days or less. For more information on working with Elle visit www.ellekealy.com
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