Shed Holiday Weight With These Alternative Fitness Activities That Do NOT Involve The Gym
Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and generally achieved through correct nutrition and moderate to vigorous physical activity. Breaking away from the monotony of going to the monotonous gym, Delhi has scores of options for those who don’t wish to sweat it out the boring way. These activities are actually fun and you won’t have to force yourself to get going - take a look!
Soul To Sole
Started by a 17-year-old dancer - Sanaa, this establishment has quickly grown and is now one of Delhi's top dance and fitness hubs! Each class lasts typically for an hour, and starts with one or two 'warm up' numbers before escalating to a calorie-burning, sweat-inducing pace. Attend one of their super fun sessions to know why their instructors’ mad energy is actually quite infectious!
Where | B-64, GK I
Here’s Their Website | http://soultosole.in
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/soultosoledance
Call Them | +91 8800 224 329
Delhi Salsa Club
DSC’s founder and director Sameer Sachdeva is a certified salsa and zumba instructor and even has a background in ballet (wow!). Given his strong dance background, his classes are always fun and different, and he incorporates a lot of dance moves with vigorous exercise routines that makes working out so cool!
Where | K-2032, Basement, Chittaranjan Park
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/DelhiSalsaClub/
Call Them | +91 9811 600 390
Delhi Rock is Delhi’s first indoor rock climbing gym. Here you can combine climbing, yoga, and dance in so many novel ways *wide grins*. Along with these forms of fitness, you can also undertake outbound climbing and mountaineering trips, krav maga (woah) and aerial yoga with the team here. We’re signing up RN!
Where | M-41, GK II
Here’s Their Website | http://delhirock.com
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/delhirock/
Call Them | +91 11 4658 8444
Indian Mountaineering Foundation
Indian Mountaineering Foundation is an apex body which aims to organize, support, and promote the art of mountaineering in India. They also actively organize national and international conferences, training and mountain climbing competitions. So if you’re a mountaineer at heart, this is the place for you!
Where | 6, Benito Juarez Road, Moti Bagh South
Here’s Their Website | http://indmount.org/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/indmount.org/
Call Them | +91 11 2411 1211
Kickboxing is a form of martial arts that is a combination of combat sports which involves kicking and punching with bare hands and feet. Kickboxing has been historically developed from Karate, Muay Thai, and Western boxing. It’s a very intensive and hardcore form of boxing and is great for self defense. They even have Aqua Aerobics and Tango classes - check them out!
Where | E 148, GK I
Here’s Their Website | http://www.fitnesolution.com/kickboxing
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/fitnesolution/
Call Them | +91 9810 530 027
Delhi Dance Academy
At Delhi Dance Academy, students from all over Delhi learn various dance forms at their centre. The Academy teaches dance through professional instructors in a fun but structured manner that makes you learn the art while helping you burn calories! They focus on one-to-one teaching to bring out the best in every student. Go see for yourself!
Where | E-238, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar IV
Here’s Their Website | http://www.delhidanceacademy.in
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/delhidanceacademy/
Call Them | +91 9910 222 770, +91 9953 835 088 & +91 11 4101 2909
United Shuttlers Badminton Academy
Started in October 2011 by badminton playing couple Ajay and Manjusha Kanwar, this is the only academy in North India which is affiliated to the Hyderabad-based Gopi Chand Academy. And let’s be honest - who doesn’t like playing baddy? United Shuttlers Badminton Academy hones your skills in badminton and helps you keep active and fit!
Where | Yamuna Sports Complex, Surajmal Vihar
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/UnitedShuttlersBadmintonAcademy/
Call Them | +91 9810 431 128
Crush Fitness India
Crush Cardio is a unique one hour body strengthening and conditioning work-out. It’s a blend of
high intensity cardio movements set to music interspersed with focused muscle-activation exercises. Crush Cardio will not only build stamina, but will promote micro-muscle development, improve flexibility and increase strength. Now that sounds awesome!
Where | Studio 60, F-6, Lala Lajpat Rai Road, East of Kailash
Here’s Their Website | http://crushfitnessindia.com
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/crushfitnessindia
Body Temple is one of the premier institutes in Delhi which teaches the pilates form of exercise. It’s a boutique studio run by Deepika Saxena, who is certified by Reebok and the Pilates Institute of America (PIA). They offer pilates with a ball for people who suffer from knee and back pains. Come sign yourself up!
Where | M- 34, GK I
Here’s Their Website | http://www.bodytempleindia.com/index.htm
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Body-Temple-India-203726772999790/
Call Them | +91 9810 002 890
Now that we’ve told you the (FUN) secrets to fitness, choose your fav and get going!