Founded by former Hong Kong rugby star Ed Haynes, Coastal Fitness takes a community-driven approach to health and fitness. The workouts here are a bit more structured than your typical CrossFit WOD. The gym’s Energy System Training program aims to equip you with long-term fitness development through mobility drills, running, squatting, kettlebells, Olympic weightlifting and a battery of tests to ensure continued progress.
3/F, Block C, Sea View Estate, 8 Watson Rd., North Point, 2512-2262, www.coastalfitnesshk.com.
One of the largest CrossFit gyms in Hong Kong, this two-storey complex is all about community and high-octane workouts. In addition to CrossFit classes, the skilled coaches offer a diverse range of specialty disciplines, such as power lifting, mobility, gymnastics and more. There’s even a kids’ CrossFit class here in case you want to make it a family affair.
1/F, Li Dong Building, 9 Li Yuen Street East, Central, 2205-0338, crossfit852.com.
An authentic garage-like box, CrossFit Typhoon is tucked away up in Sai Ying Pun. The narrow but energetic gym leads a butt-kicking WOD that’s full of squats, pull-ups, jumping, pushing, throwing and sprinting. A focus on functional movement means you’ll fortify everyday movements, while building up lean muscle in the process.
38-40 Third St., Sai Ying Pun, 2858-8864, www.crossfittyphoon.com.
EPIC MMA & Fitness
EPIC MMA got its start as a martial arts specialist but has developed quite a following among fitness enthusiasts for its ever-expanding offerings, from strength training to strongman, AntiGravity yoga and of course CrossFit. Epic’s high-intensity CrossFit workouts incorporate Olympic lifting, metabolic conditioning, functional movements, and gymnastics.
Various locations including 1/F, China Building, 29 Queen’s Road Central, 2525-2833, www.epicmma.com.
A group of CrossFit friends turned business partners are behind this box in Quarry Bay. Fitness Academy champions everyday athletes who want to perform better in various sports, improve their metabolic conditioning, or just get in shape. It’s an impressive 3,000-square-foot box with high ceilings, rope climbs and outdoor facilities.
Shop D, 901-907 King’s Rd., Quarry Bay, 3708-8190, fitnessacademyhk.com.
LRCF Fitness Box
Situated between Mong Kok and Olympic, LRCF is currently Kowloon side’s only box. Its primary focus is on offering one-on-one conditioning programs that address your needs and help to improve your CrossFit technique. Not sure if CrossFit is your thing? There’s also a two-hour training course that will give you a solid foundation.
25 Tong Mi Rd., Mong Kok, 2658-6218, www.lrcffitnessbox.club.
Reebok CrossFit Asphodel
Back in 2010, Reebok Crossfit Asphodel was the very first CrossFit box to open up in Hong Kong. What started as a relatively bare-bones club has evolved into a powerful community of experienced strength training and functional movement specialists. Look for specialty seminars, camps, throw down events, strength and conditioning programs in addition to its usual CrossFit sessions.
GF, Fook Hing Factory Building, 33 Lee Chung St., Chai Wan, 3568-7719,