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Where To Workout: The Best Personal Training Gyms In Hong Kong

It can be hard to get (or remain) motivated at the gym. If you don’t know what you’re doing or feel like you’re not getting enough out of your exercise routine, one of the most successful ways to improve your health and fitness is by hiring a personal trainer. Investing in a personal training program can help you not only achieve results but also do it efficiently and effectively. Personal trainers are trained in teaching others how to exercise. Knowing how to exercise correctly is essential in reducing the risk of injury, and if you don’t know which exercises are most effective for your goals, chances are, you’re unlikely to achieve them. They are also able to help perfect your form and posture; techniques that are invaluable to maximize results. More than just an instructor, a personal trainer can help you come up with the right workout plan to meet your goals. To get you feeling and looking like your best self, we’ve highlighted some of the top fitness facilities in Hong Kong that are known for their first-rate personal training.

Coastal Fitness

One of the premier strength and conditioning gyms on Hong Kong island, Coastal Fitness has what you need to get you in the best shape. Following a program developed to offer a full-body workout reminiscent of CrossFit, their personal training sessions are a mix of successful methodologies in traditional strength training, Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics and elements of cardio.

Personal training prices begin at HKD 800/session (with package options) depending on the trainer.

3/F, Block C, 8 Watson Road, Sea View Estate, North Point, +852 2512 2262, info@coastalfitnesshk.com.

Sitpinyo

The national sport of Thailand, Muay Thai is a form of close-combat boxing that utilizes the entire body as a weapon. Located on Des Veoux Road in Central, Sitpinyo has the training skills, accolades, and knowledge to teach you the basics of incorporating punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes to your fighting stance or help improve your skills and techniques, all while giving you a great workout!

Personal training trial is HKD 500. Prices begin at HKD 650/session (with package options) depending on the trainer.

1/F, 154 Des Veoux Road, Central, +852 9850 9825, sitpinyogym@sitpinyo.com.

Peak Performance

Whether it’s toning, building or reducing, the boys from Peak Performance are here to help you reach your goals. Employing a wide variety of training methods at either their Tsim Sha Tsui and Central locations to help you maximize muscle, burn fat, and lean out, their customized plans from head trainers will be with you every step of the way, taking the guesswork out of your diet by setting clear nutrition and training guidelines. Results-oriented, Peak Performance is focused on visible body composition changes where your workouts progressively get harder as you get stronger.

Personal training prices range from HKD 700 – 1,000/session.

Tsim Sha Tsui: 16/F, 9 Hillwood Road, Cheuk Nang Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui, info@peakperformance.com.hk; Central: 6/F, 1-9 On Hing Terrace, On Hing Building, Central, info@peakperformance.com.hk.

Basic Reflex

A comprehensive cardio and strength training combo, boxing can test your physical and mental health while providing many benefits. The same can be said for many workouts, but there is just something particularly soothing and effective about putting on gloves and throwing some punches. At Basic Reflex, head coach Paul Logan and his Cuban boxing style have been getting clients fighting fit using his distinguished international, technical drills. Working with every level of boxer from novice to white collar boxers and world champions, we’ve even seen littles bob and weave around the studio doing 1-2 jab hooks! With a focus on coordination and agility footwork defense, this Sheung Wan space is a great place to improve your balance and flexibility while also serving as a valuable self-defense tool.

Pricing upon request.

4/F, 79 – 85 Bonham Strand, Bonham Centre, +852 9464 5361, logantraining@yahoo.com.

Pinnacle

Pinnacle offers a three-month package of personalized sessions based on the results you’re looking for at either their BLACK location in Central or Performance locale in Causeway Bay. Renowned for delivery strength and conditioning for performance, athletic and recreational athletes alike, Pinnacle focuses on athletic development, following a scientifically proven method that consistently delivers. Incorporating their athletic profiling assessment system called Performance Global Rating (PGR), this computation allows their internationally experienced and highly accredited coaches to quantify your performance as well as target weaknesses for improvement.

Personal training prices begin at HKD 9,995 for three-month membership at their Causeway Bay location.

Causeway Bay: 7/F, 9 Morrison Hill Road, Morrison Plaza, Wan Chai, +852 2469 2000, info@pinnacleperformance.hk; Central: 26/F, 9 Li Yuen Street East, Li Dong Building, Central, +852 2469 2010, black@pinnacleperformance.hk

Ultimate Performance

One of the leading personal training gyms in the world, Ultimate Performance offers an amazing 12-week muscle building transformation program tailored to your specific needs, designed to overcome plateaus. After your initial consultation, UP will offer a unique fat burning training program combined with their tried-and-true meltdown principles to get your metabolism up and results in. Housing the latest equipment at both of their Hong Kong island locations – Watson fat grip dumbbells, Atlantis machines, and that lengthy Sprint Track – you’ll never have to queue or wait around for any machinery.

Personal training prices begin at HKD 1,000/session for the 12 Week Transformation Program.

Causeway Bay: 11/F, 1-29 Tang Lung Street, Midtown Plaza II, Causeway Bay, +852 3543 5219, judith@upfitness.com; Central: 3/F, 127-131 Des Veoux Road, Unicorn Trade Centre, Central, +852 2798 9000, hk@upfitness.com

Elite Personal Training

If you live on the South side of Hong Kong, there’s no need to venture out when you have Elite Personal Training. Implementing a holistic personal training program that utilizes the CHEK (Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiology) approach to all EPT workouts, their knowledgable trainers can help meet everyone’s abilities and requirements. Offering both private and semi-private sessions, the coaches will help you set realistic goals and hold you accountable to commit and stick with your fitness goals.

Personal training prices begin at HKD 930/session for a monthlong membership with a six-month commitment.

20/F, 41-43 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Regency Centre Phase 2, Aberdeen, +852 2552 9925, info@eliteptstudio.com.

RAW Personal Training

Located in Central, Real Athletic Workouts (RAW) is a top physical fitness-training studio that offers personal training and nutritional services to non-athletes and athletics alike. Catering to all fitness levels and requirements, their team of highly experienced, certified personal trainers offers a winning combination of strength and energy system training alongside scientific nutritional advice to help clients reach their personal fitness goals.

Personal training prices range from HKD 850 – 1,000/session (with package options) depending on trainer.

23/F, 73 Wyndham Street, Winsome House, Central, +952 2415 6233, info@rawpersonaltraining.com


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