As life is a continuous process which moves at a fast rate, some things are evidently apparent and some or not. Exercise, for instance, is very important as the human body requires vigorous routines in order to provide best results in physical as well as for mental tasks. Most of us have already established a training exercise which our body is accustomed too, but what happens when we move abroad? We shouldn’t give up on exercising instead make small adjustments and continue as the human body doesn’t know how to differentiate between holidays and working days. Here for you are a couple of gyms in Shinjuku that you can visit if you are staying in Japan for a prolonged time.
Sometimes the name of companies and facilities can’t always be taken literally, but when it comes to anytime Fitness this one really lives up to its name. 24hours of fitness at multiple continents all accessible with a unified membership card. Anytime Fitness will provide you with all your strengthing needs in Shinjuku however if a language barrier should emerge we advise you to call up front and schedule your training to avoid unpleasantries. However, there is one rule that should be implemented and that is if you have visible tattoos consider perhaps covering them with light clothing which is really respectful to other members if you think about it.
Address: 1F Ensain-bld. 4-28-4 Yotsuya Shinjuku-ku,Tokyo, 160-0004, Japan
Opening hours: 00:00 am – 12:00 pm
Phone number +81 3 5369 4805
Official website: http://www.anytimefitness.jp/gyms/JP-1043/shinjuku-ku-tokyo-160-0004
2.Shinjuku Sports Center
Nothing like a public Gym to get the blood pumping for any activity that might follow. The Shinjuku Sports Center consists of two large facilities for the general public and foreigners alike including a training room for martial arts, a swimming pool, and two gyms. No matter your age and if you are a toddler or an elderly person there are guides to getting the most out of your training. With a price of ¥400 or-or ¥600 for a ‘package deal’ (which includes the gym and pool or gym and martial arts space), it’s hard to beat.
Name:Shinjuku Sports Center
Address: 3-5-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 9am-10pm / closed 4th Mon of every month (Tue if Mon is a holiday)
Phone number: 03-3232-0171
Official website: http://www.shinjuku-sportscenter.com/
3.Tip X Tokyo
The Tip X Tokyo Gym in Shinjuku most definitely offers top notch service and modern workouts suited for just about anyone, but where do they stand out? Offering dozens of interesting programs like the Spartan program, Combat training or the famous Pilates spine corrector will reap results in a very organized time frame getting that six pack is almost a guarantee at this point. With three floors intricately intertwined with the friendliest staff available for your assistance you can’t go wrong with Tip X. The only complaint people have is that there are no showers but to compensate for that there is a sauna next to the swimming pool which is great.
Name:Tip X Tokyo
Adress: 16-4, Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0042, Japan
Working hours: Weekdays / 7: 00-23: 15 Saturdays / 9: 30-22: 00 Sundays
Phone number: 03-3368-3531
Official website: http://tip.x-tokyo.jp/shinjuku/
4.Apex Climbing Gym
For all of you that want to try something different here is a Gym which offers something a little bit more extreme. Apex Climbing Gym like its name suggests trains its members in the sport reserved for only the most endurable personas out there. Bouldering is one of the fastest growing sports in Japan now, come and see it for yourself. This facility includes also what is referred to as,, Ninja Training’’ for all you people wanting to get a training equal to that of a ninja, also we should also mention that if you are bringing children age to 12 an adult supervisor is mandatory.
Name: Apex climbing gym
Address: B1F Sankou-park BLD 7-3-1 Nishishinjuku Shinjuku-ku Tokyo, 160-0023, Japan
Working hours: Monday – Friday 12pm – 10pm, Sat 10am- 6pm Sun:12pm-6am
Telehone: +81 3 5358 9939
Official website: https://apexclimbinggym.com/index.html
These are only but a few Gyms in Shinjuku but we assure you that there are plenty more, one thing you should know that Japanese gyms, in general, are maybe different from your typical exercising gym and you should be advised to check a couple of out before settling into one. Things like weight training maybe not present in all of them, also some do not provide a day access and require a monthly prescription. So take your time in choosing the right one and remember that exercising is important and getting into shape should always be your main concern no matter where you are in the world.
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