by: Nineth Rachma
Despite being one of the world’s major destination for wellness and holistic retreats for so many years – the absolute paradise for surfers didn’t have much option for international quality gyms for so long. Quite a contrast to Jakarta that has already crowded with various big commercial gym chain for over a decade. It might be intriguing at first, but if we relating to Bali’s nature more of a destination to unwind, pampering and relaxing holiday, it make sense that dynamic physical activities naturally take longer time to fit in into the community.
Today however, just like everything else – the fitness industry has also evolved. And it’s about time.
Bali has changed into more of a dynamic and colorful fitness community with so many new comers amongst the existing oldies but goodies fitness facilities. If you are fitness enthusiasts and planning on visiting Bali, then you’re in for a treat.
Make the following 8 Must visit Gyms in Bali as your guide into making your next holiday, a fit holiday.
1. CrossFit Wanderlust
As the first box to open 7 days a week, CF Wanderlust offering multiple classes a day that suitable for all fitness ability, their spacious box has a lot to offer. Get to know CrossFit and get your WOD’s fix with Dave Driskell and his team of level 1 Certified CrossFit Coaches at Wanderlust.
2. Bali MMA
Following the UFC and ONE FC fever in Jakarta, the owner of Jakarta Muay Thai has succeeded in bringing the world class MMA facility and coaching into the island through collaboration with The Leone Brothers and Don Carlo-Clauss. From BJJ to Muay Thai, Bali MMA has everything for everyone of all ages and fitness level. Give this place a visit and see for yourself what Bali MMA is all about.
Jl. Raya Padonan, no.7 Tibubeneng, Canggu
Phone: +62 877 6188 5879
3. S2S Crossfit
Sets their values for Community and Quality Coaching, S2S CrossFit offering various classes at their 2 boxes in Canggu and Jimbaran. The owners initiative to share and make a home for heir passion for fitness has made 2013 the starting point for the growth of the world class fitness facilities on the island, thanks to Bali’s first ever CrossFit affiliate for making CrossFit happen in Bali.
Canggu : Jl. Raya Semat, Canggu
Jimbaran : Jl. Segara Wangi no.36 – off Jalan pantai Kedonganan, Jimbaran
Phone: +62 856 469 1597
4. Daily Gym
Daily gym has been one of the leading fitness center in Seminyak. Open 7 days a week, offering Personal Training and various type of group classes such as Boxing and Muay Thai, Daily gym also has a fully equipped weightlifting area. With the support of both international and local Coaches, Daily Gym has so much to offer to ensure you to keep on track during your holiday.
Jalan Petitenget, 72 (beside Merah Putih Restaurant)
Second floor (First floor is Bull Bar Restaurant) Seminyak – Bali
Phone / Whats app : 0877-6150-5757
The popular oldie but goodie Hammerhead located on Jl Legian, offering various group training classes such as Zumba and Belly Dance. Hammerhead equipped with weightlifting & cardio area.
Contact : Jalan Nakula. 3rd Floor Kawan Mini Market, Kuta
Phone: +62 081-138-8661
6. Dee Muay Thai
This local owned Muay Thai camp opened in 2012 and has since gained its reputation for their outstanding training sessions. With experienced Muay Thai Coaches in charge, Dee Muay Thai offering an authentic Muay Thai sessions that suitable for all level.
Jl. Pengubengan Kauh no.1D
Kerobokan – Kuta Utara – Badung Bali – Indonesia
Ph : +62 85.100.706.981
7. Motion Fitness
Located amongst some of the best hotels in seminyak, Motion Fitness offering both in-house and private training with their team of certified Coaches. From Brazil boom to Pilates, Motion Fitness has so many option for you to sweat it out.