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By Rashi Wadhera 

It’s safe to work under the assumption that ninety percent of us have fitness as a resolution this year, and while we’ve done the treadmills, lay down on the questionable yoga mats and waited in endless lines at the gym to use a machine, we here at LBB decided to ditch the gym memberships, switch it up and if we were to be honest, look for ANYTHING that works. After having tried 4 of the 6 below, we thought we’d share some these awesome facilities with you.

Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp at Siri Fort Sports Complex 

Hands down one of the best training/sport facilities in the city, Sirifort plays venue to Krish Fitness Academy, which holds marathon training sessions, sports conditioning, bootcamp, and metabolic conditioning. As an erstwhile boot camp member, LBB has not a shred of doubt when we say, it’s highly effective, super dynamic, and an interesting switch-up to the gym. Also-weather is near perfect.

Where: Calisthenics Area, Siri Fort Sports Complex; Contact: 9811222747, 9999919573

When: Tuesday to Sunday; 6.30am to 10am and 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

Price: INR 7000 for non-members; INR 6500 for members of Siri Fort Sports Complex. They also offer a free trial period.

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Personal Training at Sumaya 

You’ll know we’re committed to making fitness work, right after we tell you, two of us are now current members {right after Sirifort}. Although it has the look and feel of a gym, it is anything but. After a sign up, you’re entitled to 12 personal training sessions a month, all at the hands of one of the highly qualified, certified, and super set of trainers. As for the rest of the days, we guarantee your trainer will fill them up with intense cardio, right after monthly evaluations that involve measurements and the bane of our existence – a weight check. They also offer yoga and pilates classes.

Where: C-75 Shivalik {above Affinity}; Contact: 011 41011878

When:  Monday to Saturday; 7am – 1pm and 4pm to 8pm

Price: INR 80,000+taxes for three months {three months is a minimum requirement}

For more information, log on to their website here or their Facebook page here 

Crossfit himalaya

CrossFit Himalaya 

Again, we’ve been here. Wow, we should have been body builders by now. CrossFit classes are super intense, and comprise choreographed sets and repetitions, known as Workout of the Day. Think five of you in the same class, all doing the exact same work out, repetitions and number of sets {with varying levels of difficulty}, all within a prescribed amount of time. So, ten burpees in two minutes? Just a casual day in a CrossFit class. For the competitive – there’s nowhere else you would rather be.

Where: CrossFit Himalaya, D-108 Chattarpur Hills; Contact: 9582575700

When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 6.30am to 8.30am and 6pm to 8.30pm; Saturday 7am – 9am and 6pm – 8.30pm

Price: INR 4500 a month. They also offer one free trial class.

For more information, log on to their website here or find their Facebook page here

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Reebok Crossfit Robust

Another CrossFit facility or box as the professionals call it, Reebok Crossfit is instructed by highly qualified Kamal Chikara. They follow the same CrossFit format – timer, workout of the day, and a lot of strength training. The great part about this particular facility is how they ease you in to the world of Crossfit. If you’re new and intimidated, they’ll put you in a foundation class, give you a chance to learn the ropes, and only then graduate you to the regular WODs. You can sign up for six or three classes a week; the instructor will be able to advise you after an initial fitness assessment.

Where: 7 Arjun Nagar, Bhishm Pitama Marg, Kotla Mubarakpur; Contact: 9891428982

When: They have morning sessions at 7am, 8am and 10am, and evening sessions at 7pm and 8pm, Monday through Saturday. The facility runs as an open gym at all other hours.

Price: They require you to sign a 3 month contract, and are priced at INR 18, 000+TAXES for 3 months {unlimited classes} and INR 12,000+TAXES for 3 months {for classes thrice a week}

Special price for people just passing through the city; they’ll let you do a class at INR 1000/session.

Find out more here.

Crosstrain assault

Crosstrain Assault 

Every Saturday morning, join the crew behind Crosstrain Assault as they take a high intensity 90 minute boot camp, comprising a lot of running, with a body weight workout. They’ll only be operational after the 17th of January. You have enough time to talk yourself into it.

Where: Deer Park; Contact: 9999886967 {always call ahead}

When: Every Saturday Morning at 7am

Price: INR 500/session

Stay updated, find them on Facebook here. 

Fitnesolution

Although their focus is more on private classes and one-on-one sessions, they host regular boot camps in their studio, comprising military drills. Think a lot of planks, legs, dull walks, camel walks, and horse gallops. Sounds infinitely better than 10 minutes on the treadmill at 6.5. Best news yet, she’ll time your classes as per your requirements. Each class can hold up t0 20 people, in case you’d like to get your friends and family involved.

Where: E-193 GK 2; Contact: 9810530027

When: As per a client’s requirement

Price: On request

Find out more, here.

Siri Fort Auditorium
Siri Institutional Area, Asian Games Village Complex, Siri Fort, New Delhi
+911126499397
Personal Training at Sumaya
C-75 Shivalik, Near Panchsheel Park, New Delhi
+911141011878
Starting at 80000 for 2
CrossFit Himalaya
D-108, 100 Foot Road, Near Surya Public School, Chattarpur, New Delhi
+919582575700
Reebok Crossfit Robust
7 Arjun Nagar, Bhishm Pitama Marg, Kotla Mubarakpur, New Delhi
+919891428982
Crosstrain Assault
Deer Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi
+919999886967
Starting at 500 for 2
Fitnesolution
E-193, Greater Kailash 2, New Delhi
+919810530027

Gone Gym | 6 Fitness Facilities to Check out Instead

Multiple Locations

By Rashi Wadhera 

It’s safe to work under the assumption that ninety percent of us have fitness as a resolution this year, and while we’ve done the treadmills, lay down on the questionable yoga mats and waited in endless lines at the gym to use a machine, we here at LBB decided to ditch the gym memberships, switch it up and if we were to be honest, look for ANYTHING that works. After having tried 4 of the 6 below, we thought we’d share some these awesome facilities with you.

Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp at Siri Fort Sports Complex 

Hands down one of the best training/sport facilities in the city, Sirifort plays venue to Krish Fitness Academy, which holds marathon training sessions, sports conditioning, bootcamp, and metabolic conditioning. As an erstwhile boot camp member, LBB has not a shred of doubt when we say, it’s highly effective, super dynamic, and an interesting switch-up to the gym. Also-weather is near perfect.

Where: Calisthenics Area, Siri Fort Sports Complex; Contact: 9811222747, 9999919573

When: Tuesday to Sunday; 6.30am to 10am and 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

Price: INR 7000 for non-members; INR 6500 for members of Siri Fort Sports Complex. They also offer a free trial period.

SUMAYA 1

Personal Training at Sumaya 

You’ll know we’re committed to making fitness work, right after we tell you, two of us are now current members {right after Sirifort}. Although it has the look and feel of a gym, it is anything but. After a sign up, you’re entitled to 12 personal training sessions a month, all at the hands of one of the highly qualified, certified, and super set of trainers. As for the rest of the days, we guarantee your trainer will fill them up with intense cardio, right after monthly evaluations that involve measurements and the bane of our existence – a weight check. They also offer yoga and pilates classes.

Where: C-75 Shivalik {above Affinity}; Contact: 011 41011878

When:  Monday to Saturday; 7am – 1pm and 4pm to 8pm

Price: INR 80,000+taxes for three months {three months is a minimum requirement}

For more information, log on to their website here or their Facebook page here 

Crossfit himalaya

CrossFit Himalaya 

Again, we’ve been here. Wow, we should have been body builders by now. CrossFit classes are super intense, and comprise choreographed sets and repetitions, known as Workout of the Day. Think five of you in the same class, all doing the exact same work out, repetitions and number of sets {with varying levels of difficulty}, all within a prescribed amount of time. So, ten burpees in two minutes? Just a casual day in a CrossFit class. For the competitive – there’s nowhere else you would rather be.

Where: CrossFit Himalaya, D-108 Chattarpur Hills; Contact: 9582575700

When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 6.30am to 8.30am and 6pm to 8.30pm; Saturday 7am – 9am and 6pm – 8.30pm

Price: INR 4500 a month. They also offer one free trial class.

For more information, log on to their website here or find their Facebook page here

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Reebok Crossfit Robust

Another CrossFit facility or box as the professionals call it, Reebok Crossfit is instructed by highly qualified Kamal Chikara. They follow the same CrossFit format – timer, workout of the day, and a lot of strength training. The great part about this particular facility is how they ease you in to the world of Crossfit. If you’re new and intimidated, they’ll put you in a foundation class, give you a chance to learn the ropes, and only then graduate you to the regular WODs. You can sign up for six or three classes a week; the instructor will be able to advise you after an initial fitness assessment.

Where: 7 Arjun Nagar, Bhishm Pitama Marg, Kotla Mubarakpur; Contact: 9891428982

When: They have morning sessions at 7am, 8am and 10am, and evening sessions at 7pm and 8pm, Monday through Saturday. The facility runs as an open gym at all other hours.

Price: They require you to sign a 3 month contract, and are priced at INR 18, 000+TAXES for 3 months {unlimited classes} and INR 12,000+TAXES for 3 months {for classes thrice a week}

Special price for people just passing through the city; they’ll let you do a class at INR 1000/session.

Find out more here.

Crosstrain assault

Crosstrain Assault 

Every Saturday morning, join the crew behind Crosstrain Assault as they take a high intensity 90 minute boot camp, comprising a lot of running, with a body weight workout. They’ll only be operational after the 17th of January. You have enough time to talk yourself into it.

Where: Deer Park; Contact: 9999886967 {always call ahead}

When: Every Saturday Morning at 7am

Price: INR 500/session

Stay updated, find them on Facebook here. 

Fitnesolution

Although their focus is more on private classes and one-on-one sessions, they host regular boot camps in their studio, comprising military drills. Think a lot of planks, legs, dull walks, camel walks, and horse gallops. Sounds infinitely better than 10 minutes on the treadmill at 6.5. Best news yet, she’ll time your classes as per your requirements. Each class can hold up t0 20 people, in case you’d like to get your friends and family involved.

Where: E-193 GK 2; Contact: 9810530027

When: As per a client’s requirement

Price: On request

Find out more, here.

Our resident fun fearless female, she started her career as a features writer with Cosmopolitan Magazine. Also a trained professional dancer, her writing career was put on hold while she attempted to master vigorous jazz hands and perform anywhere else but a Punjabi wedding. She's now our Editor, and her Little Black Book is full of interesting ways to fill yours. Stay tuned.

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