Made a New Year resolution of getting fit and haven’t quite got down to it? We feel you! Half of the year gone by just like that and we haven’t quite stick to our workout regimen too. So to help you get a good start to the second half of the year, making sure you get back right on track with your fitness routine, we made a list of 5 fitness centres and gyms around our office space in Raffles Place which you can always pop over during lunch or after work to get a good workout. You’re so very welcome!
Located at Ocean Financial Centre and a 2-min walk from our office space at Chevron House, this Pure Fitness outlet is one that spans over 20,500 sq ft of space and offers a fully equipped free weight zone, cardio equipment, group classes, steam and sauna room.
Monday – Saturday 6am – 12 midnight
Sunday & Public holidays 8am – 10pm
Address: L4, 10 Collyer Quay Ocean Financial Centre Singapore 049315
Contact no.: +65 61008868 | Visit their site.
Just a 2-min walk from our office space at MYP Centre, this Virgin Active outlet spans over a generous 33,000 sq ft with seven fitness zones
Monday to Friday 6:30am-10:30pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays 8:00am-5:00pm
Address: #06-61, Tower 2, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
Contact no.: 6908 7878 | Visit their site.
All you need is 30 minutes. Ritual Gym provides only HIIT training and wants you to be out of there in half an hour–no more. What we love about HIIT is the after-burn which means your body still continues to work itself even at rest. How, you ask? Read up more on HIIT and find out why it’s dubbed the most effective weight-loss workout of all time. Ritual Gym is situated just a 6-min walk from our sister company Co. at High Street.
Let off some work steam by punching and kicking the sandbag (or your trainer during the pad-work interval haha ). Learn some self-defence moves too at JR Muay Thai as you burn up to 1000 calories an hour with Muay Thai training. Originating from Thailand, Muay Thai has become a popular martial arts of choice over the last few years. Consistent Muay Thai training will help you build strength for your lower body and legs, lose weight and shape your body, improve concentration and gain confidence. Trial session is available at $30 at JR Muay Thai Raffles Place branch.
We’ve got an amazing weather in Singapore for outdoor sports so why not just make use of it and go run around the Singapore River? All you need is your running shoes, workout attire and your favourite music! Go on a 6km Singapore River running trail and explore the many landmarks you’ll come across including the Merlion and beautiful Helix Bridge.
And so there you go. Here are our best 5 fitness picks in Raffles Place to help you start the second half of 2018 on a right note. Whatever it is, remember discipline is key. You’ll have good days and you’ll have bad days. Just don’t forget to keep pushing yourself and remember to be mindful of what you eat too!
The feeling after a good run–always!