With 2020 about to pop out from the next corner, we know you’re starting to ponder on your self-improvement resolutions. Not looking forward to jumping on to a new fitness plan next year, with all the holiday food and festivities you’ve got mapped out? We’ve got the perfect solution: start now so you can start 2020 strong!
Scouting for a new workout plan now will also most likely let you take advantage of any early bird or Christmas promos, and you’ll look and feel like a pro when the January gym crowd is at its peak. We’ve got some ideas ready if you’re game to take on that early #NewYearNewMe challenge.
Pretty Huge Obstacles
Hit your daily obstacles by taking on some actual physical obstacles – Pretty Huge Obstacles has ample room for you to do just that. Opened on February this year, this gym is Asia’s biggest obstacle course and training facility equipped with over a hundred obstacles, a 100-meter elevated indoor racetrack, and kid and adult obstacle zones. If stationary workouts bore you, this sprawling space and their programs might be for you (and the whole fam too).
Pretty Huge Obstacles is located in Unit 266, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City.
If you’ve been working out already and are looking to level up, check out Rise Nation’s High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) classes. Their 30-minute HIIT sesh is perfect for before or after office hours, if you have a packed sched but need a full workout. Their VersaClimber machine (a cardio machine that simulates vertical climbing) doesn’t only get you fit, it’ll prep you for indoor and outdoor hikes too if that’s your thing.
Rise Nation is in Level 2 High street South Corporate Plaza, Tower 2, 26th street corner 9th avenue BGC, Taguig City.
If you think spin classes are too tita for you, Electric Studio will change your mind. Manila’s first spinning studio has the hippest, most killer spinning workouts that incorporate choreography and weights to make for an intense full-body workout. Grab your friends, book a class, and sweat it out to some awesome beats.
Electric Studio is located in BGC, Makati and Mandaluyong.
If the website’s welcome note “DO YOU EVEN TRAIN BLACK? The world’s most effective workout” feels like the push you need to meet a drastic weight loss or fitness goal, this no-nonsense workout is for you. They claim to help you burn up to 1,000 calories through “sculpting strength work, and fat torching interval training” with no gimmicks involved. Go for gold and get it!
Bare MNL is in 8 Forbestown, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
Always wanted to get into get into martial arts but don’t know where to start? Explore Fight Factory’s wide range of options and see which one answers your needs – whether it’s boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, or Mixed Martial Arts (they have Circuit Training too). Get fit – or better yet – strong like a real fighter. Sign up with a friend for added confidence if you feel a little intimidated!
Mindful Movement Asia Pilates Studio
Not everyone likes competitive, high-intensity fitness plans. If you’re looking for something with a slower, calmer pace, this studio is right up your zen alley. Don’t mistake their low-intensity, low-impact workouts as having low #fitnessgoals returns – pilates will actually deliver killer results for those who want to get strong, lean and trim.
Mindful Movement Asia Pilates Studio is located at the 15F EcoTower Building, 32nd Street, cor. 9th Avenue, BGC
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