12 best HIIT gyms that will help whip your body into shape

Want a flat belly and some smokin’ abs to show to the world, but crunched for time, stuck at work, maybe?

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is your answer for that, and is something you’ll find in the top Google searches when you type in the commonly asked “fast ways of losing belly fat” in your Google search engine, don’t even try to deny it.

A high intensity exercise that involves intense exercise in short bursts of activity after the next, with short recovery periods in between, it is a widely used exercise by probably every training expert, and celebrities as a super effective way of burning fats quickly, from anywhere between a few minutes to half an hour, tops. Perfect for the time-starved Singaporean!

So you’re all ready to jet off to the gym, but if you’re a novice in the world of gymming, here’s a list of 12 HIIT gyms in Singapore that offer you the classes you’ll need to get in shape!

1. Ritual Gym

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One of the pioneers that got the HIIT fitness movement started in Singapore, back in 2013, Ritual Gym offers a 16- to 20-minute HIIT training lessons that changes its routine daily, and is intended for the busy bees in the CBD, with its flagship outlet right in Raffles Place.

With everything provided for, from towels to gym clothing and everything else you’d need, and open till late at 9PM, you’ll never have an excuse not to go to the gym again, when you can simply zip in and out empty-handed in 30 minutes.

Prices: 7-Day trial (SGD36.75), 2-Week trial (SGD66.75)

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (6.30AM – 9PM); Sat (9AM – 3PM)

Address: 11 North Canal Road #03-01, S048824 (Raffles Place) | 17b Lorong Liput, #02-01, S277747 (Holland Village) | 140 Robinson Road, #03-01, S068907 (Robinson Road)

For more details, check out their website.

2. Surfset

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Rather eye-catching from first appearance, you’re right – exercises will be done on these rather swanky-looking surf boards!

Think they look unstable? They’re meant to be, as it trains your resistance in order to strengthen the core (for those of you who want abs!) while also combining aerobic fat burning for lean muscles.

Only 45 minutes per session, if you’re feeling unmotivated, grab a friend or two along to do these exercises together!

Prices: SGD35 per class, pay as you go. Cheaper per higher number of pax brought in, up to SGD25 for a group of 30. Check it out here.

Opening hours: Mon (9AM – 8PM); Tues, Thurs (9.30AM – 8PM); Wed (10PM – 8PM); Sat (8AM – 3PM); Sun (10AM – 4PM); Closed on Fri

Address: 454 Joo Chiat Rd, S427667

For more details, check out their website.

3. Fitness Bravo

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What’s so special about Fitness Bravo? First of all, gym membership is free (you pay per group session), and second, it also provides 1-on-1 personal training, so that the training can be customised and tailored to your own needs, according to your own terms and preferences to get the most optimal result.

Prices: SGD35 per group session, SGD95 per one-to-one training session.

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (8AM – 10PM); Sat (8AM – 4PM); Sun (9AM – 2PM)

Address: 762 North Bridge Rd, S198730

For more details, check out their website.

4. WeBarre Studio

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Infusing a unique combination of ballet techniques with HIIT aerobic techniques, WeBarre’s 45 minute HIIT lessons are designed to push you way past your limits, to achieve maximum results in the shortest amount of time!

Bonus: You continue burning calories and fat long after the class thanks to the ‘afterburn’ effect of HIIT.

Prices: SGD49 for a 7-day trial. For more details, check it out here.

Opening hours: Mon – Thurs (7AM – 9PM); Fri (7AM – 8PM); Sat (7.30AM – 5.30PM); Sun (9AM – 5PM)

Address: 86b Tg Pagar Rd, S088507 (Tanjong Pagar) | 5A Stanley Street, S068724, Level 2 (Telok Ayer) | 39C North Canal Rd, S059295, Level 4 (Clarke Quay) | 1 Zubir Said Drive, #02-01, SOTA, S227968 (Dhoby Ghaut)

For more details, check out their website.

5. Higher Ground Fitness

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Pushing themselves as a fun and relaxed studio from people of all walks of life to be motivated to get fit, it is also super personal, and caps at 6 pax per session, so you’ll be sure to get the attention you’ll need from the friendly instructor to guide you.

Available in beginner to full throttle modes, this is a place that caters to people just beginning their fitness journey and want to continue to amp up their workout over time.

P.S. There is also currently a massive 60% off their trial for a limited period of time! Check it out here.

Prices: SGD24 per class

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (8.30AM – 12PM; 5.45PM – 9PM; 12PM – 5PM, open upon request); Sat – Sun (8AM – 3PM, open upon request)

Address: 695c East Coast Rd, Singapore 459059

For more details, check out their website.

6. Absolute Cycle

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Are you one of those people who can’t stand exercising without music? Or rather, need music to get you going?

Come on to Absolute Cycle for their 45-minute HIIT classes, which combines cardio from cycling techniques, and some sick beats to motivate you into burning up to 800 calories per session.

That’s easily one particularly sinful meal, or two healthy meals you’ll be burning from your system!

P.S. There are also themed and party-rides too, where you exercise first, break a sweat, build up some lean muscle, THEN party with the instructors and your crew. Because who says exercising and partying it up are mutually exclusive?

Prices: For first-timers, SGD45 for two classes

Opening hours: Mon – Thurs (7AM – 9PM); Fri (7AM – 7.45PM); Sat – Sun (10AM – 2PM)

Address: 6 Shenton Way, OUE Downtown Gallery, #02-01, S068815 | 178A Orchard Road, Peranakan Place (2nd Floor), S238845

For more details, check out their website.

7. Juggernaut Studio

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A super action-packed workout with combines two very unlikely elements – combat-sports with HIIT – where you’ll be taught by professional female boxers. The workout trains you in the key essentials of combat-sports – endurance, cardio, and strength.

Juggernaut Studio also has specialised Ladies’ Only Classes for women who prefer female-only environments.

Prices: SGD25 for a regular pass, SGD30 for Ladies’ Classes

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (9AM – 9PM); Sat (9PM – 3PM); Closed on Sun

Address: 57 Boat Quay, S049846

For more details, check out their website.

8. The Garage

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A HIIT circuit training with around 15 different stations including free weights, suspension trainers, rings, boxing, yoga, and more – you’ll never be bored of the exercise routines when there’s so much to do in 45 minutes!

Great for everyone, The Garage has both beginner classes, and more advanced classes as well and even customises their lessons to the individual depending on their endurance and fitness level.

Prices: SGD25 per lesson

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (8AM – 9PM); Sat – Sun (8AM – 5PM)

Address: 25 Binjai Park, S589829

For more details, check out their website.

9. The Jungle

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Offering a variety of cardio HIIT (Jungle-HIIT), Kickboxing HIIT, Yoga HIIT, intense cardio-HIIT (Xtreme HIIT), and a personalised, one-to-one HIIT training, The Jungle caters to every interest. With classes that are suitable for all fitness levels across the board, feel free to mix and match per session, to see which one you like best!

Prices: SGD32 per lesson, SGD130 per one-to-one lesson

Opening hours: Dependent on their schedule on its website. https://www.thejungle.asia/schedule

Address: 35B Boat Quay (UOB Plaza, Raffles Place MRT). S049824

For more details, check out their website.

10. TripleFit

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A rather huge area spanning 23,500 square feet that would be hard to miss, and occupying the entire third storey in Millenia Walk, what TripleFit splits its classes into three different categories – balance, endurance, and strength for you to reach your fitness goals.

Having a partnership with POLAR, the world’s top manufacturer of taining systems and advanced sports technology, it helps track your heart beat to help you reach new realms of fitness levels.

Prices: SGD45 for entry

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (6.45AM – 10PM); Sat – Sun (8AM – 8PM)

Address: 9 Raffles Boulevard, #02-63, Millenia Walk, S039596

For more details, check out their website.

11. oompf! fitness

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Believing in a holistic approach, oompf! fitness’s 45-minute classes aims to develop you across three main pillars – might, movement, and mind. It believes in helping people achieve their potential – both physically, and emotionally.

Catering to different goals, oompf! fitness offers workouts that target different parts of the body, and for different needs: its C.A.R.B.S is for the athletes who want to focus their energies on coordination, agility, and reaction time, its Waisted! Programme is for those who want a core workout – they even have programmes that work solely on the upper body (Gunz Out), and the lower body (Glute Camp). Check out the full list of classes here.

Prices: Provides a free trial for first-timers. Price includes membership prices and prices for group sessions. For more details, check it out here.

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (7AM – 10PM); Sat – Sun (8AM – 7PM)

Address: 130 East Coast Road S428815

For more details, check out their website.

12. The Pit

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We left this for last because The Pit, with its super no-nonsense approach is intense, and for the ultimate, hardcore fitness buff out there. A place where you should expect to be assigned ‘homework’ (like dead-lifts), this is for you if you want to really be pushed to your limits to achieve optimum fitness.

Prices: SGD75 – 100, depending on the PTs

Opening hours: Mon – Fri (7AM – 10PM); Sat – Sun (7AM – 7PM)

Address: 123 Devonshire Rd, S239883

For more details, check out their website.