Keeping fit can sometimes be a real chore. Running can get boring and gym can be crowded, stuffy and monotonous.
Which is why Singaporeans are always looking for interesting ways to keep fit while still having loads of fun.
So here are ten unique ways to keep fit that don’t involve a boring gym or running track.
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If you’ve ever entertained the idea of surfing but have been too scared to try, Surfset has the solution.
Surfset Singapore combines surfing on land with fitness in order to help you build muscles and to burn fat in a unique and fun way.
They use surfing boards as well as surfer movement and techniques on land to help you improve your stability and body control. Their workouts are also great to help you burn fat, build lean muscle and basically just to achieve total body fitness
They also three different classes which cater to different fitness level and needs so you never have to worry about not being advanced enough for a class.
2. Momentum Bootcamp
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Momentum Bootcamp is fitness place that focuses more on community and overall well-being rather then simple individual classes.
They run bootcamps and retreats to get people into working out and using weights. They also hold most of their classes outdoors so if you aren’t a fan of stuffy, enclosed areas, this if for you!
Momentum Bootcamp are also huge advocates of sharing healthy recipes as well as tips to live a balanced life.
If you’re a STYLEGUIDE member, pay attention becuase you can get a six class session at $160 (U.P. $200)!
3. The Jungle
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The Jungle is a martial arts studio which offers a whole host of fun and highly effective training. They do things like Muay Thai, Mixed Martial Arts, High Intensity Interval Training, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Strength and Conditioning and Boxing.
This is a great way to release some pent up aggression or stress while also getting in a great workout.
If you’re a STYLEGUIDE member, enjoy $25 off of a 10 class package at The Jungle or $50 off of a 20 class package!
You can also get a 50% discount during weekday lunch classes and $100 off of an annual membership.
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POUNDfit is a company which was started by two women who were bored with regular workouts and who were keen to restore the fun in working out.
Over here, instead of listening to music, you will become the music.
Fitness enthusiasts will get to enjoy full body cardio-jam session inspired by the energising act of playing the drums.
Participants will work out with lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising and will combine cardio, conditioning and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements to create the perfect workout that is suitable for all fitness levels.
5. Union Yoga Ayurveda
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If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of looking for more natural ways over healing illnesses rather then typical over-the-counter medications, look no further then Union Yoga Ayurveda.
This yoga studio puts a huge focus on stress reduction, physical and mental fitness which is what makes it really special and unique.
You can work out while also making lasting physical and mental changes that will alter and improve your health in the long run.
The centre also offers aerial and rope yoga which puts an interesting spin on your traditional yoga routines.
Plus, if you’re a STYLEGUIDE member, you get to enjoy a complimentary trial class as well as enjoy $50 savings with an exclusive 10 session package for Aerial Yoga or Rope Yoga at $250 (UP $300). You can also get a 10 session package for any yoga class at $150 (UP $250). Perfect for trying something new!
You can also get a complimentary fifth loyalty class when you attend four classes within six weeks.
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If you enjoy trampolines and trampoline parks, this one is for you!
Rebounding is a low-impact exercise that is usually performed on a mini trampoline. This is a great way to burn fat as well as to tone your muscles.
Rebounding also has many great health benefits such as the detoxifying of one’s body.
BBounce is particularly effective because they have created their own routines using rebounding that will make sure you get the most out of a short period of time.
7. Dance Vault Studios
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Dance Vault Studios provides one of the most comprehensive lists of unique workout options to ensure that you’ll never have a boring workout again.
From a wide array of dance classes to Zumba, you’ll always find something that will interest you.
If you’re feeling really adventurous though, you can hit up Dance Vault Studio’s bungee workouts.
These are full body conditioning workouts that incorporate bungee ropes that are attached to the ceiling. You’ll take flight as the trainers encourage you to scream and shout and let go of your fears as you trust the rope to hold you while you dance and workout.
If you’re a STYLEGUIDE member, enjoy a welcome gift bag that will consist of a Dancevault sports bag, a water bottle worth $40 and a selection of branded travelling toiletries worth $40.
You can also get one bonus class for every six sessions you do, three bonus classes for every 12 classes you take or six bonus classes for every 24 you do.
8. Aqua Zumba
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Aqua Zumba is an extremely fun and high-energy fitness routine that takes place in a pool. It is a hybrid workout which combines Zumba with dance moves and rhythms that have been adapted to suit a water environment.
As you can imagine, that’s quite the full body workout with all the fun of a pool and cool dance moves.
This workout is also especially great for people with joint or back issues as the water prevents unnecessary stress on these parts.
9. Skyline Aqua
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Skyline Aqua provides some of the most fun and unique ways of working out that will totally help you burn that fat and create a lean and muscular body.
At Skyline Aqua, they out you in a pool and have their participants work out using a floating board called a Aquabase. They have High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) as well as yoga classes on these Aquabases which help you with you balance and core strength.
If this is something that appeals to you, make sure you check it out for an exciting and fulfilling workout!
Listen up if you’re a STYLEGUIDE member because you get 15% off all sessions at Skyline Aqua!
10. Barre Lab
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Barre is a type of workout which combines ballet, yoga and pilates to give you a full body workout that is fun and energetic.
Barre Lab will help you burn fat, sculpt your body, and create that lean body you want while ensuring that you have a great time.
The best part is that you don’t need to be a dancer or to have a dance background in order to enjoy it.
Considering that Barre is hugely popular in Hollywood, this is certainly something to try out at least once!