Heard the hype and want to check out CrossFit for yourself? Here are the best CrossFit gyms and fitness studios in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s fitness scene is full of different exercise styles (like Pilates, aerial yoga and Zumba, to name a few!) — and one firm favourite is CrossFit! Intense and effective, this style of fitness is popular for those with specific goals in mind. CrossFit workouts incorporate elements from everything from high-intensity interval training to Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, gymnastics, kettlebell lifting, callisthenics and other exercises. Keen to try it for yourself? Here are the best CrossFit gyms, fitness studios and instructors in Hong Kong
The Best CrossFit Gyms In Hong Kong
Asphodel Fitness – The first CrossFit gym in Hong Kong, offers a variety of programmes and packages as well as drop-in sessions
Established in 2010, Asphodel Fitness is Hong Kong’s first CrossFit affiliate — a professional strength and conditioning facility that caters to everyone, no matter your fitness level. Head to its 5,000 sq. ft. fitness studio in Kennedy Town and get started with a beginner’s on-ramp programme, which includes five personal training sessions and one month of regular classes for $2,500. Afraid to commit? You can always drop in to get a feel (taking the first step is the hardest!), there are no contracts or joining fees here!
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ATMA Fitness Center
Alongside Muay Thai, boxing and all types of yoga, ATMA offers daily CrossFit classes, running daily from 10am to 10pm — so even the busiest can squeeze a workout into the week. Try different classes to add variety to your workout routine or choose one style to stay consistent. Even if you’re not a huge fitness buff, there’s something here for everyone.
Work up a serious sweat in a group or one-on-one class at Crossfit Cavaliers. The facility is dedicated to CrossFit training, metabolic conditioning and personal training ensuring that you get the most out of your time. Change it up with FunFit HIIT sessions in between CrossFit workouts and end the week on a high note with Stretch and Mobility classes on Sundays.
One of Hong Kong’s first performance-based facilities, the coaching team at Coastal Fitness embraces a holistic approach to health and fitness in both one-on-one and group training sessions. Different to other CrossFit facilities around the world, it offers multi-tiered group training programmes that cater to different goals and ability levels.
One of Hong Kong’s original CrossFit gyms, CrossFit Typhoon was first established in 2013 and has grown into a fitness community that promises to support everyone from beginners to elite competitors. The gym offers daily T8 CrossFit WODs, T3 CrossFit Bootcamp sessions and speciality classes to help you achieve your strength and conditioning goals.
CrossFit Typhoon (The Bunker), Fung Yat Building, G/F, 38-40 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, www.crossfittyphoon.com
CrossFit 852 is all about working as a community to achieve your goals. Classes are small, so workouts can be tailored to accommodate individual abilities. Looking for variety? CrossFit workouts differ from day to day and you can even spice the week up with yoga, barbell and boot-camp classes. All classes cover technique, mobility and balance. And don’t be afraid of missing out as there are up to eight CrossFit workout sessions a day!
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Boasting 3,000 sq. ft. of space in Quarry Bay, Fitness Academy has it all: rogue rigs, high ceilings for rope climbing, Olympic weightlifting platforms, bikes and rowers. Small, trainer-led group classes and unique programmes keep the sessions varied and your goals within reach.
Going from the founder’s living room and public parks to an established complex in Kowloon Bay, Fitness Playground is no stranger to the world of CrossFit. Offering group training classes, personal training and cardio classes (to name just a few), each programme has been customised by professionals to ensure that you get the most out of your workout.
Guardian Fitness primarily offers personal training sessions and group boot camps to whip you into shape. You’ll be in expert hands with Parfait N’Donda, the CrossFit-certified founder of Guardian Fitness. Parfait zooms in on technique and proper form, so whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gym-goer, you’re bound to see results in no time.
LRCF Fitness Box HK
LRCF Fitness Box’s primary focus is on one-on-one training programmes that improve cardiovascular and metabolic fitness and build muscle mass, catering to all fitness levels and abilities. If you’re a complete beginner, opt for the personal Foundation Course that includes a fitness assessment, a workout created especially for you and even nutrition advice. And if you want to train with a few more buddies, choose from group CrossFit classes and group yoga classes.
Editor’s Note: “The Best CrossFit Gyms In Hong Kong” was originally posted in August 2017 by Lexi Davey and was most recently updated in September 2022 by Sakina Abidi. With thanks to Jessica Wai for her contribution.
Main image courtesy of cottonbro via Pexels, image 1 courtesy of Asphodel Fitness, image 2 courtesy of ATMA Fitness Center via Facebook, image 3 courtesy of Crossfit Cavaliers, image 4 courtesy of Coastal Fitness via Facebook, image 5 courtesy of CrossFit 852 via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of Fitness Playground via Facebook, image 7 courtesy of John Arano via Unsplash