Sweat In Style: 7 Boutique Gyms To Try In Hong Kong
Going to the gym doesn’t have to be something that you dread, thanks to Hong Kong’s booming boutique fitness industry
Outfitted with state-of-the-art training facilities, luxurious change rooms and specialised classes designed by fitness experts, it's not difficult to see why boutique gyms are gaining popularity. To help you work out in style, we've rounded up the best boutique fitness studios in Hong Kong that will keep you coming back for more.
A boutique fitness centre located in Wan Chai’s Star Street precinct, Ozone Fitness is perfect for those looking for a personalised workout experience, with fitness programmes designed by a team of experienced trainers and an individual body composition analysis to help you achieve your fitness goals.
Taking post-workout recovery to the next level, Ozone Fitness is also home to Hong Kong's first and only heated Himalayan pink salt brick floor, where members can sit, lay down or stretch for optimal relaxation.
Ozone Fitness, UG/F, Hang Tak Building, 1 Electric Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 3590 8500; ozone.fitness
A premier fitness space in the heart of Central, TOPFIT features a stylish space housing state-of-the-art facilities for personal training and specialised group classes.
From dancing to circuit training to yoga and pilates, TOPFIT keeps things interesting with a diverse mix of classes that will never leave you bored.
TOPFIT, 6/F. 8 Lyndhurst Terrace. Central, Hong Kong, +852 2776 7298; top-fit.com
Flex is a sleek fitness boutique studio that offers a wide variety of classes, from Pilates to AntiGravity aerial fitness, Xtend Barre to HIIT and TRX training, that combine the benefits of high-intensity exercise and stretching with mindfulness.
Staffed with highly qualified instructors and world-class Pilates equipment to match, Flex Studio also hosts exclusive workshops with visiting experts in the fitness and wellness industry, alongside new programmes that incorporate the latest workout trends.
Flex Studio One Island South, Shop 308-310, One Island South 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, +852 2813 2212;
Flex Studio Central, 3/F and 4/F Man Cheung Building 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, +852 2813 2399; flexhk.com
Spin enthusiasts will find XYZ a sanctuary to escape from the stresses of day-to-day life. This chic studio in Central offers a range of spin classes, from high intensity training to a slow paced, candle-lit release.
Each instructor has their own unique playlists to push you through the workout, or to help you zen out in the dimly-lit studio.
XYZ, 2/F, New World Tower, 18 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2865 0999; youarexyz.com
See also: 10 Dance Classes To Try In Hong Kong
The Fighters Club
If you love boxing and want to master your jab, cross, hook and uppercut, The Fighters Club is the place to do it in style. Unlike your typical worn-out, sweaty boxing gyms, this boutique gym is outfitted with marble accents and leather sofas for a luxurious feel.
Here, you will train like a real fighter with their tailor-made one-on-one training, which focuses on fundamental boxing techniques, as well as pad and bag work.
The Fighters Club Wan Chai, 3/F, Shiu Fung Building, 51-53 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong;
The Fighters Club Causeway Bay, 26/F, Guangdong Tours Centre, 18 Pennington Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 9835 6093; thefightersclub.com
House of Fitness
Looking for a hardcore workout that will leave you sweaty and feeling incredible? House of Fitness will get you fired up with their cardio, weights, boxing and HIIT classes, set in a dimly-lit studio with music pumping to feed the high energy.
House of Fitness, 18 Possession St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 6825 1081; hofhk.com
Located in Kennedy Town, Club Nine offers an array of classes from HIIT training to kickboxing to Latin dance, designed to challenge your physical and mental limits.
But it’s not all about high intensity workouts—you can wind down with a stress-relieving AntiGravity or Hatha yoga session, or enjoy a cup of premium coffee and a healthy snack at Cafe NINE for a post-workout treat.
Club Nine, Ground Floor Shop 12, 4-8 North Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 9299 9699; club-nine.co
This article was originally published on 26 September, 2019 and was updated on 17 September, 2020.