By Joelle Ngo and Tine Piedad
Are you looking for a new, innovative place to sweat your heart (or fat) out? Perhaps, you’re still hoping to achieve your New Year’s fitness resolution after all this time? Whatever your reason might be, we’re sure that you’ll find these awesome fitness programs worthy of a trip to the gym or studio—whether you’re a newbie wishing to have a change of lifestyle or a fitness buff who’s looking for a new workout challenge.
Pilates at One Life Studio. One Life Studio is a proudly homegrown health and fitness brand, consistently ranked as one the best in Manila. Its mission consists of “lifelong positive change through mindful movement” and they want to carry this out through bringing Pilates to Manila. Pilates is one of the fastest growing forms of exercise in the world and has been proven effective by many fitness enthusiasts. So if you wish to build strength in your core muscles for better posture, balance, and flexibility, One Life Studio is definitely for you! For inquiries, visit One Life Studio at 2/F Citiplace Building, 8001 Jose Abad Santos St. cor. Calderon St., Little Baguio, San Juan City. JN
30-Minute Fitness at Curves. Curves is the largest fitness franchise in Manila exclusively for women. They are famous for the 30-minute circuit training sessions that give you a total body workout with their strength training machines and guidance of a coach. Aside from the fact that their practical approach to fitness easily fits in any modern woman’s busy schedule, you’ll totally enjoy their supportive club environment, as well as their “no men, no mirrors, no makeup” motto totally diminishes any hint of pressure and competitive air inside the gym. Curves is located at The Magnolia Residences, Doña Hemady cor. N. Domingo St., New Manila, Quezon City. JN
Cycling at Cyclehouse MNL. Burn up to 1,000 calories in less than an hour while pedaling to eargasmic tracks under black lights for a more challenging yet efficient group workout experience! CycleHouse MNL offers four different classes: Express Ride, Theme Ride, Endurance Ride, and their trademark Fun Ride. Of the four classes, Endurance Ride is the most extreme, where you can burn up to 1,000 calories in just one session. Express Ride, on the other hand, is for the busy bees who want a quick workout, while Theme Ride is perfect for music lovers who want to ride to the beat of their newest favorite song. Go for their trademark Fun Ride for 55 minutes of full-body workout, super effective in burning all the extra calories! CycleHouse is located at 8/F Padilla Bldg., F. Ortigas Jr. Rd. (formerly Emerald Street), Pasig City. TP
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