Five of the best Gyms in Karachi

Ringing in the New Year with a resolution to become healthy? Try not to be like the 85% of people who do no more than make a couple of gym visits every January. Getting fit is both smart and fashionable -“skinny” just doesn’t cut it any more.

Crash diets are a bad idea – they stifle your metabolism and eventually you end up actually gaining weight.   It’s important to make the changes in your lifestyle to embrace a healthier, happier you. Apart from just eating healthy, regular exercise and training are required.

We’ve noticed the “fit” trend picking up in Karachi – with more and more restaurants, gyms and fitness programs opening up for the health conscious. Click here if you are looking for healthy eating options around town.

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Here at Karachista, we’ve tried to make your life a little easier by listing the Top Five Gyms in Karachi that you should seek to make your second home. If you’re not a gym buff, there are loads of classes out there, from Bollywood dancing to Pilates, as well as various sports teams. Watch this space for a roundup of the best classes and alternative fitness options soon. Meanwhile, check out some of the top gyms in Karachi.

1. Studio X

Studio X karachi

One of the first quality gyms to open up in Karachi, Studio X brings with it a team of highly trained fitness instructors that schedule a variety of different fitness classes. A membership at Studio X makes it easily possible to start aerobics, pilates, kickboxing and boot camp all under one roof. Click here to view all the classes they have to offer.

Studio X: 12-C, 3rd Floor, Saba Avenue, Badar Commercial Street 6, Phase V, DHA
Contact: 0307 2336539
Monday – Sunday 8am to 8pm

2. Structure Health and Fitness

Structure gym karachi

At Structure you will find spa massage therapy, a sauna and a jacuzzi, making it a relaxing place to detox and recuperate after an intense workout.

Structure: First Floor, 12-C Badar Commercial, Street No. 6, Saba Avenue, DHA Phase V Ext.
Contact: (+92-21) 3-524-5430
Visit their Facebook page to get daily exercise workouts and know more about their facilities.

3. Shapes

Shapes gym karachi

Ideal for the residents of Clifton and Korangi, Shapes provides convenient access to a state-of-the-art fitness center. Complete with a swimming pool and jogging track, the calming environment of Shapes is the best getaway after a long day’s work. With new avails and discounts through credit card membership, becoming a member and using the gym is now as easy as swiping a card.

Shapes: 139, Mcneil Road, Cantt.
Contact: (+92-21) 111-742-737
Monday – Sunday 9 am to 11 pm.

4. Core

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The latest gym to open up its second branch in town is Core Fitness at Ocean Mall has a cycling studio and a boxing ring! The much awaited opening is bound to increase traffic to the mall.

Main Tipu Sultan Road.
Contact: 0311 2217809

Plot# G-3, Block 9, Khayaban-e-Iqbal, Clifton

5. Lifestyle

Lifestyle karachi gym
Having two branches in Defence, Lifestyle has stuck around the last fourteen years as the go-to gym for many in Karachi. If you’re looking for individual attention, you’ll find some of the best fitness trainers here.
Here are the timings for both gyms.
Lifestyle Gym:
28-C, 26th Street, Tauheed Commercial Area
Contact: (+92-21) 3-582-4586
37-C, Lane-7, Khayaban-e-Ittehad, D.H.A. (Behind Perceptions Outlet Opp. Aisha Masjid & PSO Petrol Pump)
Contact: (+92-21) 3-517-0546

By Manaal Khalid

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