Health & Fitness

10 Feelings you get when you start working out


It's mid-January, we've all made our resolutions, and basically about 99% of us wants to "get fit". But whether you're a fitness junkie or a gym newbie, there are feels that we all share... P.S. We've got an offer not to be missed, so scroll on for a little surprise at the end!

Eat your heart out with El Mercado's 500 Calorie Menu


Calorie counting can be tough when you're (still) trying to stick with your new year's resolution. But the good news is, you can actually eat out even on a strict diet. El Mercado, the new nikkei resto in town, has just released a 500 calorie menu that  brings together the best of Peruvian and Japanese ingredients, and is perfect for those who are trying to eat clean following the festive season! Read on and see what's on the menu.

Work it out with Class Cruiser


Getting fit seems to be the theme of 2015, and there has been a lot of new ways to experience the fitness scene in Hong Kong. One of them is Class Cruiser – a service that lets you try the myriad of gyms and fitness studios in the city for just one small monthly fee. No more 24-month contracts or being pestered by personal trainers, maybe this is the way to go? We’ve tried it out and here are the results.

Massage Places in Hong Kong


The unbearable amount of stress in Hong Kong leads to more massage places openings and options. Whether you are looking for a big hotel spa, or a small one located in some random building on the street – for a foot or a full body massage, we’ve got you covered. Read on and relax!

Camping Destinations in Hong Kong


Autumn is here now and there's no better way to spend this short but perfect weather in the great outdoors. So whether you're into actually camping in parks or glamping in caravans and bubble hotels, it's time to get out there! Escape the city for an adventure and enjoy some good vibes with mother nature. Lace up your camping boots and read on!

Jaha a.k.a “Tinder of Fitness” App Launches in Hong Kong


This Californian fitness app is about to make exercising in town so much more fun. Jaha is not another hook up app you’ve seen, it’s about fitness, a healthy lifestyle, and motivation. You can look for competitors or companies nearby or find some new workout buddies – all through an app with a Tinder-style swipe interface. Read on and see how it works!

Misfit and Speedo Join Hands to launch Speedo Shine

 Fitness junkies will know that now there are plenty of options when it comes to tracking your workout stats and general wellness digitally. Among Fitbit, Apple Watch and several other wearable monitors, not many (or any) were made for the people who loves a few laps in the pool rather than miles in the sun. That's why we were excited to learn about Misfit X Speedo's Speedo Shine, designed exclusively for swimmers! Read on and see what just what it's all about.

Yogi Alert: Upcoming Yoga Events in Hong Kong


Whether you are a Yogi or a newbie who wants to dip your toes in the spiritual waters, here are some events in town for you to check out. You've got plenty of options, including outdoors, indoors, free or paid. Get your calendars ready and your yoga mats out, because it's time to do some downward-facing dog and warrior poses! Best part: all levels are welcome.

Top Outdoor Swimming Pools in Hong Kong


Sometimes beaches can get a bit too crowded and just, well. Too sandy and hot. Here’s where the pools of Hong Kong come in. If you want to be treated like a king while you tan, or if you’d like to go chase some natural waterfalls (yes, in the 852)… Here’s a list of all the best pools in town!

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