Those who love Crossfit and spinning share one thing in common: a love of challenges and varied movements. Given the intense nature of these cardio workouts, it’s important to pick a studio that provides classes that push you to the limit and coaches qualified to guide you through your fitness journey. If you’re wondering where to workout in Hong Kong for spin or CrossFit, don’t worry: ahead, we round up the best Hong Kong facilities that excel on both counts. Check out part two of our Hong Kong fitness guide with the best CrossFit and spinning studios around the city.
This personal training centre is worthy of the ‘ultimate’ name, boasting training packages and nutrition programmes targeted on fat loss and muscle building. Consultations are offered to customise the workouts to your individual goals. The fat loss sessions—consisting of pull-ups, legwork and arm exercises—are combined with tailored meal plans to give your body a full transformation in record speed.
Unicorn Trade Centre, 127-131 Des Voeux Rd Central, Central | +852 2798 9000
Belinda Koo, a banking powerhouse and founder of this indoor cycling hotspot, is the type of stylish, do-it-all businesswoman that will inspire you to persevere and perspire. Spinning here is a theatrical experience: In the dimly lit studio (called ‘the cave’ by staff), an instructor will passionately guide your pedalling moves to the beat of thumping music and changing neon lights. It’s efficient and fashionable—much like Koo herself.
2/F, New World Tower II, 18 Queen’s Road Central | +852 2865 0999
The Fighters Club is more than just a boxing studio—it’s the place to see and be seen, frequented by Hong Kong’s style set. The sleek, marble-walled studio offers one-to-one training classes with personalised techniques and strategies, a far cry from the disorienting (and often times, stinky) group sessions at your standard boxing gym.
3/F, Shiu Fung Building, 51-53 Johnston Road, Wan Chai | +852 9835 6093
Want to train like a real athlete? F45 Training—a fast and efficient workout blending HIIT, circuit training and function training techniques—is your best resource to get into fighting shape. The Australian chain has six branches on Hong Kong Island, making it a convenient choice for last-minute workouts.
15/F, Li Dong Building, 9 Li Yuen Street East, Central | +852 6990 2403
This Wong Chuk Hang training centre specialises in gymnastics, circus movement and acrobatics, with an expansive gym and dance floor and state-of-the-art equipment to match. Step up your movement with co-founder and master trainer Teddy Lo, who does a spectacular handstand.
Unit 209-210, 2/F, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang | +852 3427 9017
If you’re hoping to improve your endurance and stamina, look no further than this popular facility in North Point. Brothers Ed and Ant Haynes will help you achieve their eight-packs—and have fun doing it—at their strength and conditioning classes. Participants are sorted into three groups based on their needs and skill level, but they all train in the same class to foster a sense of community.
Shop 3, G/F, Victoria Centre, 15 Watson Road, North Point | +852 2989 1900
This Kennedy Town facility is created for and by Crossfit enthusiasts. The diverse team of coaches is skilled in different areas, from injury recovery to strength building. In addition to monthly membership and multi-classes packages, the studio also provides drop-in rates for travellers.
Shop 11, G/F, Nam Hung Mansion, 22 Praya, Kennedy Town | +852 3568 7719
TopFit is a fantastic choice for those looking for a lifestyle-focused gym to get fit: The location is unbeatable and the studio space is light-filled and highly Instagrammable. The studio sets itself apart by catering to people who want to tone specific areas of their body, such as the female-only ‘Curves Ahead’ class (for thighs, glutes, arms and back) and ‘Absfocus’, which needs no further explanation.
3/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central | +852 2776 7298
As the name suggests, Pherform’s unique selling point is the Female Specific Training programme—a class structure developed based on sports science to help women achieve their fitness goals. Aided by the gym’s community-building approach and highly nimble sessions, your strength and balance will increase to a satisfactory result.
15 Wyndham Street, Central | +852 2798 8824
Calling this studio a ‘fitness hub’ is no exaggeration: A wide array of classes are available, including Spartan Race training, bungee training, PILOXING, aerial yoga and Zumba. It’s a great option if you’re hoping to diversify your fitness regime by trying a class that won’t be offered anywhere else.
4/F, Li Dong Building, 9 Li Yuen Street East, Central | +852 2951 9178
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