Lagosians are known as some of the most active people on the plant. And with the intense nightlife, one would think the inhabitants of this city would have little or no time for gyms or wellness centers. The wide array of boutique-fitness studios and outposts of ranging from low to high-end gyms across city, however, would beg to differ.
In recent times, gyms and fitness studios that feature impressive equipments and trainers have popped up around town, creating an opportunity for individuals and families to stay fit. However, finding the perfect gym to exercise and even find a date in Lagos can be a daunting task.
Whether you are searching for affordable membership, a convenient location chain or specific workout services, Lagos just the place to meet your need. To give you an inside look, Jumia Travel shares a list of 5 top-rated places in Lagos to get your blood pumping in the city.
- Proflex Fitness Centre
A top-notch facility with grade-A instructors, Proflex, a 15,000 square-foot facility dedicated solely to fitness and strength training, has been able to separate itself from the host of other gyms in this fitness-conscious city in term of excellent service and is one of the most popular gyms in Lagos.
Opened since 1996, Proflex offers a number of different training options -from group classes ranging from Zumba, to Tae-bo and Yoga, to personal training – and even has experts that can coach you on mobility and nutritional counseling. The gym also features a cardio area with over 20 different specialized machines to help you work up your cardio levels.
- Fitness Centre
Located at Lekki 2nd roundabout off Akinyemi Avenue Oniru, Fitness Centre is one of the new slew of game-changing gyms in lekki Lagos, and workout experiences cropping up across the city. Tired of counting down the minutes for someone else to get off the treadmill?
It will not be a problem at the fitness outpost. Featuring a massive facility with multiple equipment and space divisions for different things, the space offers cardio equipment, strength machines, free weights and every other machine that appeals to your workout fancy. It is a total haven for gym or fitness junkies, especially as membership is affordable at N10,000 monthly – about half of what you would pay for a single boutique-fitness session in some areas of the city.
There are gyms, and there is the multi-floor house location of Paslim gym. Located in the state’s capital Ikeja, the outpost has established itself as the leader of the pack of gyms in the area. The gym’s size is perfect as it is neither too big nor too small, workouts are intense and you will find the typical amenities -including personal training, cardio and strength equipment, and a full schedule of classes offering aerobics, yoga and more. Almost every of their clients rave about the attention and care from the team of trainers and experts.
- Team 5 Gym
A world class gym aimed at creating a perfect atmosphere and conducive workout environment for its patrons, Team 5 gym located at Isheri, Ojodu berger, Lagos, is fully fortified with the right equipment- most from Technogym, the world leader in the design and manufacture of fitness equipment for fitness facilities, corporate gyms, and the Olympics gyms – and programs to appease every fitness appetite.
Most of their trainers who coach clients towards meeting their fitness goals, are experts with over 15 years in the fitness industry. There are both personal and group classes ranging from Pilates, Yoga, Step to Dance classes.
- Fitness Options
Open from 6am to 11pm, Fitness Options, located in Surulere, is popular for its services, including: wellness and healthy lifestyle, superior Service, weight management programs, creative exercise programming, functional training and more.
With its blend of enthusiastic and knowledgeable trainers, outstanding facilities, and diverse fitness programs, the outpost has something for everyone. The place is simply massive and is open to new members of all ages. The trainers also has a unique system to monitoring members’ progress in their fitness, and can help with nutrition and meal planning as well.
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