City Guide: Bangkok’s Best Gyms to Hit Your 2022 Fitness Goals


The craze for working out in Bangkok has grown in recent years. In light of the pandemic, people are more health conscious and fitness conscious than ever before. Today, Bangkok is full of gyms, you would think it has always been so. Nowadays, you can find one in almost every mall. But if you’re new to the scene or have never considered yourself a gym enthusiast before, then where do you go and how do you start? We’ve created a list of gyms you can go to to achieve your personal health and fitness goals – and sculpt that sexy beach body – for 2022!

BASED BASE has three locations in Bangkok: Sathorn, Amarin and Thonglor. They won Gym of the Year in Asia in 2018. BASE offers group programs and personal training for people of all levels. Personal training at BASE is delivered by certified, experienced fitness trainers who consider factors such as your fitness goals, length of commitment, and availability. Their trademark combination of HIIT and strength training is extremely effective at burning fat and building muscle. They have proprietary technology that tracks your achievements in real time, allowing you to secretly track your progress by seeing how you rank on their leaderboards. Their standard group class membership costs 7,900 baht for 1 month, 19,200 baht for 3 months, 35,400 baht for 6 months and 66,000 baht for 1 year. For individual training sessions, they have a variety of options, so it’s best to check their website for details.

muscle factory The Muscle Factory should be your first choice for classic physical training. This large gym is fully equipped with a wide range of equipment, from old school to state of the art. Apart from fitness and gym enthusiasts, this gym also attracts bodybuilders due to the variety of weights available. Muscle Factory provides advice for people interested in a variety of workout styles and preferences, including Crossfit, powerlifting, strongman, strength training, and general fitness. The gym goes even further by offering help with nutrition or even competition preparation. There are two locations: one is located on Sukhumvit 56 in Bangkok and the other is in Pattaya. You don’t need to become a member to use their facilities as day passes are available at 400 baht. It’s 1,900 baht for 1 month, 10,200 for 6 months and 18,000 for 1 year.

Jetts Fitness Jetts, which has many branches throughout Thailand, allows you to train solo or with a trainer. They want exercise and training to be accessible to as many people as possible, and their slogan sums it up: “Get results without spending hours and hours in the gym.” Jetts has all the equipment you need for a great workout. Each gym has a cardio area and strengthening exercises. There will also be a huge range of weightlifting equipment, from dumbbells and dumbbells to fancy machines. There are no fixed contracts and they have qualified trainers. It costs 1,600 baht per month, but we advise you to take advantage of their free trial before deciding to pay for a subscription.

virgin fitness Virgin Active is a health club offering a variety of activities. Their community includes a gym and spa with sleep pods, salt inhalation rooms, steam rooms, grid training, a mind and body studio, and finally, a pool and hot tub. whirlpool. Virgin has operations in three cities in Thailand: Bangkok, where most gyms are located, Nonthaburi, just north of Bangkok, and Chiang Mai. Their motto is “It’s not just exercise, it’s an experience.” They have the choice between three memberships. Occasional membership costs 235 baht for one visit per week. Goal-Getter membership starts from 470 baht per week with unlimited access, but a 12-week commitment. Long-term membership starts from 720 baht per week for 12 months. All membership levels have access to on-demand workouts and free coaching sessions.

Fitness first If you’ve ever been to Bangkok, chances are you’ve come across a Fitness First establishment somewhere. If you live here you’ve probably seen a good deal of it – there are 34 clubs across the city. The vast majority of these gyms are in or near major department stores, with their main club located in Siam Paragon. Two packages are available. My Fit is a subscription where you can customize your own fitness plan, starting at 1,390 baht per month. You can sign up for 5, 12 or 24 months. The other membership plan is unlimited access for 2,756 baht per month, also for 5, 12 or 24 months.

Urban playground climbing OK, we know this place doesn’t fall into the traditional “gym” category, but it will definitely get your heart racing and sweating. At nearly 7,000 square feet, Urban Playground is one of Thailand’s top indoor rock climbing facilities. Expect to feel the burn with over 70 bouldering zone levels and over 40 bouldering challenges. If you are looking for a struggle and a challenge, you can also try their 12 meter top rope and lead climbing area. There are also other services, including a yoga studio, swimming pool, and fitness center. Two membership plans are available: an individual plan and a family plan. You can choose between 1 month, 3 months, 6 months and 1 year. Don’t want a membership? No problem. A non-member pass costs 475 baht on weekdays and 575 on weekends.

Bangkok Combat Lab Bored with the average gym? Not a climbing fan? Interested in Muay Thai? Visit the Bangkok Combat Lab. Bangkok Fight Lab is the city’s main combat sports and martial arts training center. They offer quality instruction, a pleasant and inviting environment, and a 1,000 square meter professional training space, which includes strength and conditioning equipment, a strike zone, and a boxing ring. You can join one of the many classes offered for Judo, Boxing, MMA, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Submission Grappling. There are countless subscription prices: monthly, individual/multiple, private and junior. Generally speaking, an All Access subscription for 1 month costs 6,220 baht, while an all-day pass costs 1,100 baht.

What is your point of view ?
So there you have it, our top gym picks in Bangkok to help you reach your health and fitness goals in 2022. We hope this helps you find the best workout center for you. But whether you go all out and sign up for an annual gym membership, or just settle for the small exercise room in your condo, it’s important to get started and check in every day. . So what’s your opinion? Have you tried any of the gyms mentioned above? Or are you a member of the one that didn’t make the list? Where is your favorite place to train in Bangkok? Let us know in the ThaigerTalk comments section below!


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