If you're in Kuala Lumpur for a long-term stay, you might want to try out a fitness club to stave off those extra pounds! After all, the food in Kuala Lumpur can be pretty tempting, and if might not be long before your belt feels a lot tighter. Over the past few years, health clubs and gymnasiums have sprouted all over the Klang Valley to meet the new fitness craze. Both old and young are more concerned about their looks and health today, and the latest wave of trendy clubs are meeting just that demand. Below are some of the more popular ones.
Fitness First was the health club that started the whole fitness craze in Kuala Lumpur. With its revolutionary design, trendy outlook and convenient facilities, it quickly gathered the attention of young adults and students who adored its contemporary style and coolness factor. Among the facilities you can enjoy in Fitness First Gyms are a decent selection of weight-training equipment, exercise studios with a large variety of classes, members' lounge, sauna and even a library. They have altogether 10 outlets; almost all are in the Klang Valley.
Celebrity Fitness prides itself on the concept of using local celebrities, mostly fashion models, to promote the image of the club. With four clubs, three in KL and one in Penang, Celebrity Fitness offers a wide variety of aerobic classes and studios. With hard-pumping music, various slimming equipment and cardio machines, Celebrity Fitness helps people get in shape through cardiovascular exercise.
True Fitness has perhaps the biggest fitness outlet in Malaysia through its building in Desa Sri Hartamas, a sprawling 4-level complex with over 40,000 sq feet of space on each floor. The large floor areas enables it to be fitted with over 150 Cardio machines, a large variety of strength-training equipment, multiple aerobic classes, private workout areas for men and women as well as a café, nursery and retail store. It has another outlet in USJ, Subang which is also extensive in size.