With the growing fitness scene in Macau, more and more people are looking for fun ways to stay in shape while navigating a busy schedule. Here are some of our favorite places in Macau to lose weight, gain body strength, feel more confident, or simply have fun while being physically active!Warrior Fitness Unleash your inner warrior at Taipa’s only combat fitness gym, Warrior Fitness. Located in a small industrial building right next to Hidden Talent, you’ll find great people, great equipment, and great motivation in the perfect environment.Providing clients with a convenient but intense workout, they offer proper martial arts-based technique classes that are combined with high intensity interval training. You can get a powerful workout based on Capoeira, mixed martial arts (MMA), and Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ).We like their boxing, Muay Thai and BodyFit sessions for intense cardio and endurance challenges.Warrior Fitness, Va Nam Bldg, Avenida Olimpica, Taipa, +853 6223 1511, warriormacau.com, www.facebook.com/warriormacauJK Fitbox JK Fitbox fitness studio is located inside the Windsor Arch opposite the Jockey Club and is Macau’s first ever fitness facility offering flexible packages designed according to your needs and schedule. They can arrange group class single drop-in passes, ten-class packages, monthly passes, personal training, and much more.Gym owner, Josephine Kuan (JK), says that what makes this Fitbox stand out is that unlike most of the commercial gyms, you won’t find any cardio machines or heavy weight machines in their studio. Instead, there is a variety of functional equipment such as big tires, battle rope, TRX, kettle bells, water bags, and more, all waiting for you to explore.JK Fitbox 7th floor, Tower 5, Windsor Arch, Estrada Governador Albano de Oliveira Terreno, Taipa, +853 6265 4612, jkfitbox.com, www.facebook.com/jkfitnessCrossFitTest your strength and achieve elite fitness at Macau’s first affiliated “box,” CrossFit XVI!If you think Olympic lifting is too intimating for you, join a free trial class and see for yourself that ladies here can get strong and toned. Through CrossFit, you will feel newfound energy, increased mobility and strength, and most importantly get the results you have been looking for.CrossFit XVI R. Padre Antonio Roliz, Edf. Indus. Si Toi, 5th F, +853 2855 0575, www.crossfitmacau.com, www.facebook.com/crossfitxviMacao FitnessMacao Fitness is the leading state-of-the-art commercial fitness facility located in the heart of the business district on the fourth floor of the AIA Tower. The facility is fully equipped and certified full-time personal trainers are available for one-on-one training sessions upon request.Macao Fitness offers the most exclusive classes in Macau, including Body Pump, Zumba Dance, and Body Combat. If you want to target your abs, backside and thighs, try out their new class “ABT” for an intense hour-long circuit training.While resting between your workouts, don’t miss the spectacular view of Nam Van Lake and the Macau cityscape.Macao Fitness AIA Tower 4/F, Avenida Commercial De Macau No 251A, +853 2875 1189, http://macao-fitness.com, www.facebook.com/macaofitnessMuay Thai AssociationSituated in a hidden “cave” where fighters come to train with mentors from Thailand, Macau Muay-Thai Association is the only such organization recognized by the Macao Government.We have been coming here for almost two years. The facilities are hidden inside an old industrial building on the ninth floor and as you enter, you’ll hear trainers shouting and working with fighters and students.We even learned some Thai phrases as the trainers mostly speak in Thai with a bit of Cantonese and English. But you’ll surely learn from body language, and begin sweating, in the first ten minutes of warm up! They train from 4pm-8pm daily except Sundays.Muay Thai Association Avenida do Almirante Lacerda, Edifício Industrial Tong Lei, 9 F, Unit B, +853 2825 6480, www.facebook.com/macaomuaythaiassociation
Macau’s 5 Best Places for Fitness and Intense Workout
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