With workouts this fun, you’ll never miss a sweat session again
Don’t let a gym-phobia stop you from living your best fitness life. Sweaty gyms, intimidating studios and busy weight-rooms are a thing of the past. 2020 is all about embracing things you love, like fitness classes that you’re actually excited about.
Read on to find our top five fitness classes for 2020.
XP Fitness Hub
XP Fitness Hub is the place to go for people who want to be fit, but hate a traditional workout. Instead of boring weight classes or dry rumba routines, they offer heart-racing (and award winning) group classes you actually want to go to. Bounce to the beat at with Kangoo Jumps, shred the pavement during SURFSET, a surf-inspired workout, or turn your jam session into a sweat session at POUND – a workout class inspired by the fun of playing drums. They’re all fun, full-bodied workouts you’ll want to do again and again.
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XP Fitness Hub
4/F Li Dong Building, No. 9 Li Yuen Street East, Central; +852 2951 9178
Bounce your way to a better you at BounceLimit, where their high intensity, low impact rebounding classes can help you burn up to 1000 calories a class. NASA has actually named rebounding “the most effective form of exercise devised by man”, so you know it’s good. All 10 fitness programmes have been designed by Master Trainer Lucia Tam and set to catchy music, expert choreography and functional exercises. They cater to all skill levels here, so don’t be intimidated to try something new!
The Pemberton, 13/F, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan; +852 2441 0021
You can fit a killer workout in to just 30 minutes at Velocity Studio, Hong Kong’s aquabike headquarters. Aquabiking is one of the most effective fat-burning cardio workouts. Hop into your own private cabin, where your bike is waiting. Then spend the next half hour toning your thighs, calves and bum as you peddle through water. The relaxing Jacuzzi-jet massage makes the resistance easy to handle, as it soothes tired muscles and even helps reduce cellulite.
14/F, Oliv, 15-21 Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay; +852 2110 4460
Increase your flexibility, focus and strength while dangling over beautiful Sai Wan beach during a Bamboo Yoga session. This is a great option for nature lovers, because it includes a short hike, beach time, and a fabulous aerial yoga session. Instead of being cooped up inside a studio, bamboo tripods allow you to get deep into your stretches, while floating above the pristine waters.
Embrace your inner child at a Hula Hoop Dance class at Turning Circle. Here, you’ll tone your core, work your legs, improve your coordination and have a fabulous time. No experience is necessary, the instructors will teach you everything you need to know. Rediscover your love of movement and freedom of expression with their eight-week course, usually held at Tamar Park.
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