Top 10 Cool New Gyms In KL

Workouts need not be a mundane or monotonous affair. 
 We've compiled a list of some of the most unconventional fitness centres around the Klang Valley, 
where you'd be inspired to definitely get your sweat (or zen) on. 

1. Babel Fit, TTDI 

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If Versace designed his own gym, it would probably look a lot like Babel Fit. TTDI's newest fitness haunt, marries luxury with fitness, with aesthetically pleasing interior and state-of-the-art equipment. Babel surely does not compromise in offering the best quality service to its clients. This rooftop gym will leave you spoilt for choice with up to 19 exciting classes run by experienced trainers who are ready to help you achieve your fitness goals. Work on your endurance and stamina (HIIT, Indoor Cycling). Improve your strength training (sandbag incorporated workouts, suspension workouts), stretch and unwind from a busy day  (dance classes, powerflo yoga and the must try boga fit), there's a little something for individuals of every fitness level! Other facilities also include,  a garden rooftop lounge and infinity pool. Oh and don't forget to grab a bite of healthy salads and a cuppa joe from 8 ounce coffee before you leave. 

Image source: Babel Fit Facebook page
Address
 Babel Fit Rooftop Menara Ken TTDI, 
Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi
Taman Tun Dr. Ismail Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur 60000
Website 

2. OhanaJo, Sunway SPK Damansara

OhanaJo Studio promises a zen experience as soon as you step into their shala and like the name itself there is a true sense of "Ohana" (meaning family in Hawaiian) amongst it's patrons. Founder Jojo Struys built a co-healing space to connect with like-minded souls and fellow yogis, teachers and speakers offering various ways to experience mind-body healing and encourage self discovery, through various yoga classes, motivational talks, transformational workshops, sessions in sound healing and more. Jojo applies methods she learned from spiritual masters from all over the world. Classes are suitable for beginners to intermediate and include Pilates: Breath, Alignment & Strength (Dileri Sadhana), Inner Being Meditation & Sound Healing (Savy Ho), Morning Flow Yoga, Yoga Strength, Kids Yoga. 

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Address
15-1 Jalan Daun Inai 21,
Sunway SPK Damansara,
KL 52200 (next to Desa Parkcity)
Contact
HP: +6017 696 8895
Website 
www.ohanajo.com 
(Please RSVP for classes as they are subject to availability)

Photo source: OhanaJo Facebook Page

3. Aloha Cycle Club, Hartamas

Image source: Aloha Cycle Club Facebook page

Hang loose, escape the hustle and bustle of the day and bask in island vibes at Aloha Cycle Club. Hidden within Rubberduck cafe, one might even miss the entrance, if not for the sight of cleat shoes hanging on the wall. Aloha's unconventional tropical setting would make anyone nostalgic for the beach. 
Aloha applies a more unconventional approach to spin classes by incorporating ride and mindfullness exercises at the end of each session.

 

Each session features a mixture of resistance and strength training accompanied by uptempo beats to keep you motivated throughout, choose between Aloha Ride offers an aerobic and anaerobic interval training with upper body strength training. Ala Ride, offers the on the road experience ( Ala means road ) to help train your resistance levels, expect an overall intense cardio workout and speed training and Intro ridea beginner friendly class for those just wanting to get a good sweat in and learn the basic movements of indoor cycling. All classes are followed by a short meditation session at to tap into your inner self and feel rejuvenated after. Classes are typically 45 to 50 minutes but give yourself an hour to enjoy the full Aloha experience. Cleated shoes (clip on bike shoes) are provided as well. 

Image source: Aloha Cycle Club Facebook page

Address:
Lot K-0-8B, Ground Floor,
Dorchester Service Apartment,
Plaza Damas, 60 Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, 
50480, Kuala Lumpur
Website:
http://alohacycleclub.com/ 

4. Ministry Of Burn, Bukit Damansara

Built for those with the desire for a good challenge. The Ministry of Burn aims to have you "graduate" with the fitness goals you've set. Preparing intense, heart pumping workouts lead by their experienced #MOBSQUAD from various fitness backgrounds. Wanting to keep it niche, Ministry of Burn only offers 3 types of classes, choose either a full body workout HIIT session (MOVE). Practice your pedal prowess and build your stamina, and build that core (RIDE). Or work on that long awaited 6 pack, and upper bdy (ROW) Push yourself through an innovative set of workout sessions held within a nightclub like atmosphere, definitely an added bonus to keep you motivated throughout. 

 

Address: 
27-1 Plaza Damansara
Jalan Medan Setia 1
Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
Website
https://www.ministryofburn.com

5. TRIBE Boxing Studio, Mont Kiara

This is one fighclub you'll definitely be talking about and don't worry you wont be breaking any rules *wink*. Join the TRIBE at this " Nightclub meets Fightclub", incorporating boxing style strength and conditioning full body workouts complimented by heart pumping beat that will surely keep the adenaline up throughout. The experience team of boxers will help you Jab, cross, and hook your way to a fitter and more badass you.TRIBE offers an unconventional boxing experience suitable for fitness enthusiasts of all levels much unlike your regular MMA gyms. For those totally new to boxing don't fret. boxing gloves will provided. 

Address
Lot LG5-3 Arcoris, Jalan Kiara 4, Mont Kiara
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website 
http://bit.ly/tribeboxingfacebook

6. Flyproject, DC Mall & Mont Kiara

From team that brought you Flycycle. Flyproject leads an all new fitness movement to help lead and motivated individuals towards being a better version of themselves. Flyproject aims to provide a balanced workout experience by incorporating, strength work, cardio conditioning and mindfullness. Flyproject's new additions include Flyfight, a martial arts inspired workouts and Flylab which features yoga based session. Not just an ordinary gym, but an environment for everyone and anyone of all levels to achieve their personal fitness goals alongside professional trainers invested in your overall well-being. 

FLYCYCLE BRANCH
Address
Verve® Shops, 6-1A Floor, 
JALAN KIARA 5, MONT KIARA, 
50480, KUALA LUMPUR.

FLYPROJECT BRANCH
Address
Level 1 Lot 5,6,7 - DC Mall, Plaza DC,
Damansara City No.6, Jalan Damanlela,
50490 Kuala Lumpur.
(SAME FLOOR AS ERAWAN & MODERN SOCIETY)

Website
https://www.flyproject.co/ 

7. Firestation Fit, Bukit Damansara & Mont Kiara

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The all red, fiery aesthetic at Firestation fit will surely ignite the fire within you. This class based gym, features 6 exclusive sessions lead by fiery team of coaches who can dedicated in driving you towards unleashing that inner beast within. Firestation offers a series of 6 sessions incorporating a mixture of strength, conditioning and endurance training using a mixture of free weights, body weight and treadmill (STRIDE), boxing inspired workouts (STRIKE), intense functional training plus indoor cycling workout (RIDE), fat shedding intense HIT workout incorporating heavy weights (FORCE), unconventional yoga and cycling combo workout, to leave you feeling zen and rejuvenated (FIRE YOGA) and for even a kids friendly workout programme (SPARKS).Firestation Fit guarantees quality, results and an environment to aspire and inspire. The Fire community is a close knit one so you can expect to meet and workout with a team of like minded individuals with the same goals.

Source image: Vulcan Post

Address:
FIRE STATION 1.0

Shop Lot 6-6A
Batai Village
Jalan Batai
Kuala Lumpur 50490

FIRE STATION 2.0
Ground Floor, Plaza Mont Kiara
2 Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara
50480 Kuala Lumpur

Website:
 https://my.firestation.fit 

8. Hiit2Fit, Publika

Source Image: Hiit2fit Facebook Page

HIIT2Fit offers a fitness experience that combines fun with fitness,  using a combination the latest in music, lifestyle and fitness technology. Choose either to Lean (indoor cycling) or Mean (HIIT circuit training) classes, both combining the benefits of a heart racing full body workout via high performance training methods, live heart rate tracking into a truly fun group-based workout suitable for all fitness levels. This modern hybrid fitness studio is for people to efficiently achieve maximum results, while connecting with others and most importantly… HAVING FUN!

Source Image: Hiit2fit Facebook Page

Address:
A4-UG1-08, Publika
1, Jalan Dutamas 1,
Kuala Lumpur, 50480
Website:
http://hiit2fit.com/ 

9. Crossfit 399, Ampang

Unlike most of the gyms on this list, Crossfit399 is a no frills crossfit gym, their simple aesthetic portrays and air of "we aren't here to mess around". They really do mean business, and for crossfit fans, Crossfit399 strives on offering the purest form of crossfit training, aiming to molding their students into skilled, dedicated and strong athletes. Newbies need not feel intimidated as you'll be guided through proper introductory training via their On-Ramp sessions, covering all the key basics and necessary techniques to develop you into an all rounded athlete. You will learn the fundamental movements of CrossFit, a progressive introduction to intensity levels, and some box ethics.  For experienced crossfitters, Crossfit399 is also an open gym for those needing to tweak and improve their technique. 

Address:
Lot G.08B-1, The Ampwalk,
No. 218 Jalan Ampang,
50450 Kuala Lumpur.
Website:
https://www.crossfit399.com

10. Playground Fit, Bangsar

Gyms are really just playgrounds for adults. The Playground Fit encourages you to bring the inner kid out in you. The fully equipped state of the art facility lead by skilled playmakers (coaches) offers courses that aim to enhance your abilities as an athlete and improve your fitness levels. Programmes provided include, running programs for weights and conditioning training, obstacle course race, boxing, calisthenics and athlete development training, all held in a fun playground like environment. 

Address:
Retail Level 2, Nadi Bangsar,
 6 Jalan Tandok
59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website:
https://www.theplayground.fit/

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