BrocNBells fitness networking platform launches in Hong Kong
A new social platform that combines friendship and fitness is launching in Hong Kong! Fresh out of Singapore with a presence in Jakarta and Thailand, BrocNBells allows people to connect IRL at their favourite healthy hangouts and fitness classes. Whether you’re looking for friends, workout buddies or a romantic connection, BrocNBells is dedicated to facilitating meaningful relationships not only via their platform but also through regular member events and meetups all across the city. Plus, members are also entitled to SweatBuddy Perks – special deals at healthy outlets citywide.
Sign up for free at brocnbells.com.
feloSOPHIE opens yoga studio in Sai Ying Pun
Finally, Sai Ying Pun has its very own wellness studio! Run by the same team behind online activewear store feloSOPHIE, their cute new yoga and wellness space is perfect for workouts and workshops alike. Right now they’re running classes on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, but we expect to see more classes very soon. Plus newcomers get their first class free (regular price $180) so you can try before investing in a package. And if small groups are more your speed, you’ll be stoked to know that the classes are limited to just five students.
G/F, 5 Leung I Fong, Sai Ying Pun, felosophie.hk.
Asphodeli brings plant-based functional foods to Kennedy Town
Crossfit Asphodel, Hong Kong’s original Crossfit gym, is out to prove that you don’t need meat to make gains. Asphodeli, its new food-to-go concept has opened next to its expansive space in Kennedy Town. Created in partnership with Grassroots Pantry, the entire menu is free from dairy, gluten and refined sugars. And with fitness professionals casting a careful eye over the menu, you can rest assured that all the dishes are perfectly balanced and designed to fuel your workout. Get up early for delicious breakfast dishes that include lemon chia pancake with caramel almond butter and carrot marmalade. For something savoury, don’t miss the protein boxes, wraps and pizza bombs, all filled with nourishing, good-for-you ingredients.
G/F Nam Hung Mansion, 22 Praya, Kennedy Town, 2467-1838, asphodeli.com.
Motion Dynamics opens clinic in Sheung Wan
Ever feel stiff beyond your years? After hours hunched over computers or sat at desks, it’s not uncommon for us to feel achy in the mornings. Longtime movement therapist Chris Watts aims to change all that with his new Motion Dynamics centre. This therapy combines postural analysis, stretching, realignment, education and body awareness in order to get clients moving optimally and painlessly with long-term improvement to their postural health. Sound like this could benefit you? Drop them a line to see how they can help alleviate your aches and pains.
27/F, Skyway Centre, 23 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, 2882-3397, motiondynamics.hk.
Hoya Kerry: new eco-friendly activewear brand hits Hong Kong
There’s a new activewear brand in town, and we are digging it! Hoya Kerry, named for those adorable little heart-shaped cactus plants, are all about being high-performance and eco-friendly – their four-way stretch fabrics are made from recycled PET bottles. Hoya Kerry’s signature products are their sports bras, which come in low-, medium- and high-impact, and are made to be comfortable, quick-drying and supportive. The prices are decent too, with leggings and sports bras both ringing in at under $400.