If you are a gym junkie, you are most probably worried about any move to a new country disrupting your gym routine. But if you are in Singapore, then fret not, because on this island, finding a good gym that caters to your need will be quite a breeze, considering the number and types of gyms that are available. With the constant promotion by the government on a healthy lifestyle, it is not a surprise to see so many big gyms popping up all over the island.
Our advice to you before signing up for a gym is to firstly, try and get a trial session and see if you are comfortable with what the gym has to offer. Be sure to also speak to the consultants about your routines so that they can offer you the best package that is suited to your weekly workout schedule. Also, gyms in Singapore also often conduct road shows and promotion for their packages; so do keep a lookout to get the best prices!
In the meantime, you can read on to find out more about the best gyms, including some specialized gyms, in Singapore.
Calling itself a “mega-gym”, California Fitness is equipped with one of the largest range of equipment, from heavy weights to cardio machines. Currently, there are four California Fitness outlets in Singapore, and each of them spans over an average of 30,000 square meters. California Fitness also offers “Group eXercise” classes, which includes spin classes, yoga, and rumba and salsa inspired dance workout sessions, amongst others. If you are interested to check out the gym before signing on a package, you can sign up online for a one-week trial online.
For those of you interested in mixed martial arts, you would most probably have heard of Evolve MMA. This specialized gym is known to be the number one MMA academy in Asia, which has produced One FC superstar, Mitch “The Dragon” Chilson. At Evolve MMA, you have the option of training in a variety of martial arts, such as Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and boxing, amongst others. If you are an expatriate, you’ll feel quite comfortable at this gym as you’ll find many fellow expatriates, and locals too of course, training alongside you. Most of the instructors at Evolve MMA are also from different parts of the world, from USA to Thailand. To find out more about what Evolve MMA has to offer you, check out their website.
This is one gym that initially started out as being dedicated to the ladies, where women can feel comfortable working out without worrying about being hit on or receiving uncomfortable stares from the opposite sex. While most of their eight outlets, called Amore Fitness, are still women-only exclusive, Amore has also opened up a few other outlets, called Amore Living, which is open to all genders and ages. Amore Living allows you to work out as a family, alongside your spouse and children, as kids are also welcomed at the gym for children’s spa and exercise classes. This makes it easier for you to arrange a healthy family outing to the gym together, without having to worry about leaving your young ones at home. Amore also offers a wide range of classes, ranging from unique dance classes to heart-pumping cardiovascular workouts.
If you prefer a gym that offers yoga as a specialty, then you might want to consider True Fitness. This gym offers dedicated studios for yoga, hot yoga, combat yoga and many other different types of yoga classes for its gym members. They even offer a class that infuses Yoga and Pilates into one! Aside from the wide variety of gym equipment offered, True Fitness, which is located in seven different locations around the island, also has its own Muay Thai ring for those doing kickboxing. If you are interested, True Fitness offers a trial workout and membership. You can refer to their website to find out more about the different promotions they offer.