9 Cool KL & PJ Gyms To Visit If You're Bored Of Your Regular Old Franchise Gym

Let's hustle for that muscle!

1. Revelation Republic

Revelation Republic is a community gym that focuses on strength, conditioning, and high intensity interval training (HIIT) to help you get fit without any additional frills and fancy add-ons. Members can expect personalised attention from the attentive trainers, as well as specific nutrition / training plans made upon request.

Check out the amazing transformation some of our colleagues went through during Revelation Republic's 8-Week Challenge. I personally went through this challenge as well, and boy, did I see results.

Time to get revved up at Revelation Republic!

Address: 35, Jalan SS23/15, Taman SEA, 47400, Petaling Jaya, Selangor | Google Map

Phone: 012-629 7321

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 6.00am - 1.30pm | 5.00pm - 10.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday: 2.00pm - 6.00pm

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This fitness studio specialises in indoor rowing, indoor cycling, and mat-based high intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts. Exercising here feels more like partying to cool beats rather than going through the ol' sweat-inducing training session.

But don't let this upbeat place deceive you, 'cause my colleagues and I did, and we got our butts kicked at one of M.O.B.'s fitness classes. Don't believe me? Join the #MOBSQUAD now to feel the burn.

Address: 27-1 Plaza Damansara, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur | Google Map

Phone: 03-2011 1990

E-mail: [email protected]

Opening Hours: 
Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 10.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8.30am - 12.00pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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3. FORT

Image via Fort/Instagram

Image via Fort/Instagram

This aesthetically pleasing fort of fitness offers classes that range from high intensity interval training (HIIT) to dance, strength and conditioning, to yoga. Classes at this boutique fitness gym last about 30-45 minutes long. Some of their signature programmes include:

  • Forge - A total body workout that simultaneously targets specific muscle groups.
  • FUSE - A one-of-a-kind core & mobility programme that helps ease muscle discomfort and strengthens your joints.

Get more info on Fort Gyms, here.

Address: P-01-19, Tropicana Avenue, 12 Persiaran Tropicana, 47410 Petaling Jaya, Selangor | Google Map

Phone: 03-7621 6728

E-mail: [email protected]

Opening Hours:
Monday to Sunday: 7.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am - 1.00pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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4. TRIBE Boxing Studio

This badass boxing gym offers to bring out the best of your boxing abilities in a heart-pumping nightclub atmosphere that comes with a surround-sound music system.

Classes begin with a group warm-up, followed by boxing, cardio, strength, and bodyweight conditioning exercises. In-house gloves & sleeves/wraps are provided, but they do suggest that you get your own for a better boxing experience.

Be part of the TRIBE now!

Address: Lot LG5-3 Arcoris, Jalan Kiara 4, Mont Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur | Google Map

Phone: 03-6411 7406

E-mail: [email protected]

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 10.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7.00am - 5.00pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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5. KOA Fitness

KOA Fitness is a gym that's built for women. This community-based gym aims to instil confidence and courage in women by empowering them through fitness with an all-female coach line-up. Talk about #GirlPower!

Their daily workouts are pre-programmed and are catered to women. And if that doesn't tickle your fancy, you can always try one of their many classes like Booty Pump, Functional Sculpting, Fat Blaster, and more. 

Time to get into formation, ladies. Let's go-a to KOA!

Address: B-G-07, Gateway Kiaramas Corporate Suites, No.1 Jalan Desa Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur | Google Map

Phone: 03-6211 0677

E-mail: [email protected]

Opening Hours: 

Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday & Public Holiday: 9.00am - 3.00pm
Closed on Sundays
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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6. Babel Fit

Babel Fit is a new boutique gym that aims to create an amazing fitness experience for gym-goers. This rooftop gym boasts an outdoor infinity pool, state-of-the-art equipment, three studios, luxurious changing rooms, and a beautiful 8,000 square-foot gym space.

Some of the unique classes they offer include Boga Fit, Sandbags, Budokon®, Aqua Fit, and more. Members also benefit from #babelperks with exclusive discounts on health foods and coffee.

Interested? Learn more about Babel Fit, here.

Address: Rooftop Menara Ken TTDI, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000, Kuala Lumpur | Google Map

Phone: 016-319 3520

E-mail: [email protected]

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am - 6.15pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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7. The Playground Fitness

The Playground Fitness is a bright and spacious gym that combines fun with fitness. A literal playground for fitness enthusiasts both young and old, The Playground offers cross-training, traditional barbell workouts, kickboxing, kids' fitness classes, and more.

Members can expect a high standard of coaching, hospitality, and an extraordinary fitness experience in the heart of Bangsar.

Schedule a play date with your fitness friends now!

Address: Retail Level 2, Nadi Bangsar, 6 Jalan Tandok 59100, Kuala Lumpur | Google Map

Phone: 03-271 59295 / 012-775 2937

E-mail: [email protected]

Opening Hours: 
Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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8. HIIT2fit

HIIT2fit is Malaysia’s first live heart rate tracking fitness studio. Founded by two national athletes, it aims to mix high-performance training in a fun & engaging environment.

HIIT2fit’s heart rate monitored workouts are designed to maintain a target zone that stimulates metabolism, increases energy, burns fat, and builds lean muscle mass.

Signature classes include Lean (indoor cycling) and Mean (HIIT circuit training). Both classes comprise of fun group-based workouts that are suitable for people of all fitness levels.

Time to get fit at HIIT2fit!

Address: A4-UG1-08, Publika 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480, Kuala Lumpur | Google Maps

Phone: 012-9877224

Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours: 
Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7.30am - 12.00pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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9. FLYPROJECT

FLYPROJECT offers a variety of fun and dynamic full-body workouts, with the help of some heart-thumping music and cutting-edge sound and lighting systems.

Studios/classes available at FLYPROJECT include:

  • FLYCYCLE - An indoor cycling workout that takes you through an immersive experience of climbs, sprints, weights, intervals, and choreographed moves.
  • FLYLAB - Made up of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), resistance work, and function and flexibility classes.
  • FLYFIGHT - A boxing class that incorporates shadowboxing, heavy bag work, and basic boxing techniques and combinations - all with rhythm.
Fly on over to their website for more info.

Address:

VERVE Shops
VERVE® Shops, 6-1A Floor, Jalan Kiara 5, Mont Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur | Google Maps

DC Mall
Level 1 Lot 5,6,7 - DC Mall, Plaza DC, Damansara City No.6, Jalan Damanlela, 50490, Kuala Lumpur | Google Maps

(Same floor as Erawan & Modern Society)

Phone: 03-6206 2082 @ VERVE Shops Mont Kiara | 03-2715 8220 @ FLYFIGHT & FLYLAB DC Mall

Opening Hours: 

VERVE Shops
Monday to Friday: 9.30am - 10.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am - 6.30pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

DC Mall
Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 10.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am - 6.30pm
(Refer to class schedule for exact timing)

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Know of any other independent gyms in KL or PJ? Let us know in the comment section below! :D

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