The early identity of Adelaide was shaped by principles of religious and civil liberty. That liberty includes the freedom to be healthy and fit. Many denizens of Adelaide place a passionate value on the health and welfare of their bodies. Whether one is religious or not, most agree that the body we have in this lifetime is the sacred vehicle of our human spirit, if not our divine spirit.
Thousands of Adelaideans honour that tradition of cultivating independence and strength in mind, body and spirit by being robust and physically fit. Adelaide gyms are filled ardent believers in cultivating this fragile physical vehicle that we are blessed with. And it makes sense. No one wants to become prematurely aged or die suddenly of heart disease. Exercise is the best medicine for the body and Adelaide gyms have the prescription on tap.
Overview of the top gyms and fitness centres in Adelaide:
EFM Health Clubs are the ideal fitness studio for individuals that are looking at joining a new gym. EFM Fitness Coaching Programs provide the leading personal fitness programs in Australia. EFM Health Clubs Personal Fitness Programs ensure that you have a Fitness Coach that actively coaches you through every workout – inclusive in membership!
They will help you with your exercises and give you all the hands-on support you need during every workout. It is like having a personal trainer, but at a fraction of the cost. EFM have over 30 locations across Adelaide. Read more about EFM Health Clubs Fitness Coaching here.
Other Adelaide Gyms
Toe 2 Toe Martial Arts – Located in the Western Suburbs of Adelaide they specialise in martial arts for all ages. As you can imagine there are lots of classes, programs and service available. With classes on Monday through to Saturday you can do: Muay Thai Kickboxing, MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), Wing Chun Kung Fu, Boxing, Sparring and Fitness and Judo. There are also Kids MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Classes available.
Toe2Toe is a fun, safe environment for children and adults. Group and Private Training is also available. Feel free to come by anytime and join in for a free lesson!
Good Life Adelaide City Gym – Among Adelaide gyms, this one has a classic location. It is inside an 1860’s colonial bank in the CBD. It features a wide variety of cardiovascular equipment as well as a spin/cycle studio. Group exercise classes include yoga, Pilates and Les Mills. Massage and physiotherapy are additional services. Good Life offers three different membership tiers that are quite affordable.
Your World Fitness – This gym is a state-of-the-art multi-level facility in the heart of the CBD. It is spread over five floors. Your Word Fitness gym offers 67 group exercises per week along with child minding, beauty services, massage, sauna, steam, café, and spray on tan! Your World Fitness has four different fitness studios with some offbeat classes like pole conditioning, AntiGravity Yoga, Shabam, RPM and Allegro Pilates. This is a five star Adelaide gym.
Fernwood Fitness – Most Adelaide gyms are co-ed, but this is one for the ladies! Fernwood has three locations in Adelaide. It specializes in creating an all girls club atmosphere that allows women of every age and every body shape to feel accepted. The equipment and facilities are a cut above the affordable gym circuits.
As you might suspect there are lots of classes, programs and services. You can be really be pampered at Fernwood. The quality child monitoring services allows you to drop off your child and attend a class without missing a beat. Whether you need an amazing bikini body or you want to fit into that wedding dress, Fernwood has a program for you.
Next Generation Health and Racquet Club – This club offers a free one-day trial. A nicer gym than the 24 hour franchises, this gym sports an indoor and an outdoor pool, tennis courts, a spa, personal training, classes, and weights. Next Generation offers flexible membership plans for both individuals and families.
North Adelaide Fitness Centre – This is one of the affordable Adelaide gyms that prides itself on a no-hassle, no-hustle approach. They claim to be the alternative to the big, impersonal gyms. The atmosphere is friendly and comfortable with excellent staff and trainers. Besides classes and equipment, they offer nutrition counseling, massage and weight loss programs.
The Fitness Hub – This 24 hour gym is located near Adelaide University. It is one of the few Adelaide gyms that offers a drop in pass for workouts and a cheaper pass for a yoga class drop in. It offers the basic gym equipment and classes in a nice facility.
There are also some 24 hour chains in Adelaide that are found throughout Australia.
Jetts Adelaide CBD – This gym has a convenient location downtown.
Anytime Fitness – Another 24 hour gym chain with strength and cardiovascular fitness equipment.
Snap Fitness – Have recently launched in Adelaide and have a handful of locations to choose from.
So if you are feeling an urge to nurture your mind, body and spirit, take yourself to the nearest gym work those muscles! You will feel worlds better, for sure.