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5 Women-Only Gyms In Singapore For A Fitter You In 2022


Qistina Bumidin  •  Jan 02, 2022


Exercising itself is already hard, and at mixed-gender gyms, being intimidated by guys hogging the machines, or awkward judgy eye-contact from gym bros just makes working out even more of a hassle. We get how mixed-gender gyms may sometimes be a tad uncomfortable for us ladies, so we compiled a list of places for you to workout and get that dream body of yours! ? P.S. Staying in KL? Check out these 5 amazing women-only gyms!

5 Women-Only And Muslimah/Hijabi-Friendly Gyms For Your Workouts

1. Glowco/Move
Credit: @glowcomove for Instagram Local Muslimah fitness star Nawal Al-Haddad has opened Glowco/Move, and it covers all forms of exercise! Incorporate a little fun into your workouts with their zumba classes, or if you can take the heat, try their piloxing classes which combine pilates, boxing and dance for the ultimate burn! ? Looking for a less intense workout? Their yoga classes are for you! (it still is a strong workout though, so don’t be fooled by their low intensity!). ?  The intensity of each of their classes provided are labelled by the number of stars, so the lesser number of highlighted stars, the less intense it is! It doesn’t matter what level you are at, they can accommodate all! They also sell modest activewear at Glowco/Move shop, so now you can have cute yet modest and comfortable workout clothes too! ?  Opening hours: Mon-Fri (7pm-10pm); closed on weekends Address: yO:HA Commercial Tampines, 6 Tampines Street 92 #01-19, Singapore 528893 (Beside Tampines Safra) Website | Facebook | Instagram 2. Mom In Balance
Credit: @mominbalancesingapore for Instagram We know mummies and moms-to-be have a hard time juggling their time, and sometimes you might forget to take care of your well-being! This is where Mom In Balance comes in. Their training takes place at various parks around Singapore, so you’ll be enjoying the greenery and fresh air while burning those calories. ?‍♀️ All of their exercises are catered to mothers at different stages of their pregnancies so that you can have a smooth and safe delivery! You will be in the great hands of experienced female trainers, so you and your baby will be just fine. If you’re unsure, you can always have a free trial session! All you have to do is use the code MOMFREE when you’re checking out. ? Opening hours: Various workout timings here Address:  Multiple outlets  Website | Facebook | Instagram 3. Van Lee Fitness
Credit: @vanleefitness for Instagram If you’re looking to build up some muscle strength, combat sports is the way to go, and the most popular one gaining traction here is muay thai! What’s even better is that you can learn it at Van Lee Fitness, the first, all-female Muay Thai gym in Singapore! ?You can even have the opportunity to train under founder and professional Muay Thai coach, Vanessa Lee, an ex-SAF trainer who will teach how to build-self defence skills, core muscle strength and tone up your body, all while looking super cool. ? Do note that bookings are needed for all classes to facilitate safety restrictions.  Opening hours: 6pm to 10pm (Mondays to Thursdays) | 10am to 2pm (Saturdays & Sundays) | Closed on Fridays Addresses: Flagship Studio (30A Pagoda Street) The Underground Academy (61 Kampong Bahru Road #02-01) Website | Facebook | Instagram 4. Contours Express
Credit: Contours Express  If you’re just looking to squeeze in a quick workout session that’s nearby your home, Contours Express is definitely a gym you have to try! Apart from being an only-females gym with traditional gym equipment offered, their 9 outlets are conveniently located in the housing areas of Singapore, so you wouldn’t have to spend more time rushing about, and missing your workout.  You could try some of the many programmes offered too! One interesting one caught our eye:  A full body workout in just 29 minutes with their circuit training session! ? Sometimes, that’s all we need to clock in our daily and necessary workout time.  Opening hours: Various timings Address: Multiple stores Website | Facebook | Instagram 5. Her Tribe
Credit: @hertribe.sg for Instagram So maybe going for an intense, core-burning workout after work is just … too much. ? We get you! Her Tribe offers a range of holistic fitness classes that can help you relieve your work stresses and get you centered! You could try their aroma yoga classes, which combine the sequencing of the yoga poses and the choice of essential oils to help you relax and unwind. If you’ve got a little more energy to spare, a popular yoga class you can try out is their aerial yoga sessions. It combines elements of yoga, pilates and dance while you hang mid-air in a hammock.  If you are just starting to dip your feet into the fitness scene, these classes will be great for you as they cater to beginners as well! By the way, this place is Hijab-friendly! ?  Opening hours: Mon-Wed (12.30pm-9pm); Thurs (12.30pm-8.30pm); Sat (10am-4pm); Sun (10am-1pm); closed on Fridays Address:  329A Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427586 Website | Facebook | Instagram Keeping fit is one of the best ways to stay healthy, and we know that it’s difficult, but it will definitely be a very exciting and fulfilling experience for you! Make 2022 YOUR year! ??