We’ve explored ways to help you maintain your healthy living momentum whilst enjoying your tropical retreat. With a little planning you can easily stay motivated and keep up your regular exercise regime here in Phuket, so let’s take a look at some activities to keep you energised:
1. Muay Thai Training
Use your time in Phuket to get active whilst learning an ancient art of self-defence. A more traditional fitness sports on the island, Muay Thai has been practised for centuries in Thailand but has grown in popularity over the last 10 years. You can opt for a trial class, intensive one-on-one sessions or weekly programs.
2. Rock Climbing
As well as being good fun and challenging, rock climbing can also help enhance your fitness, hand, foot and eye coordination and is great training for flexibility and strength. Here in Phuket, we are lucky to have a full-scale indoor facility at Rebel Rock Climbing.
3. Gyms & Fitness Centres
For the more active gym goers out there, you do not need to skip your training sessions whilst in Phuket and can maintain your healthy fitness activities whilst on holiday. Palm Fitness situated at Twinpalms Hotel features a 250m2 fitness gym with cardio machines and free weights, as well as drop-in classes and private instruction in yoga, Pilates personal training and Muay Thai.
4. Bike Trails
Get yourself out in the fresh tropical air, sunshine and immerse yourself in Mother Nature whilst benefiting your body and mind by cycling outdoors. Explore the ‘Forest’ at Blue Tree, where you will find a vast public park with different tracks including mountain bike trails. You may also rent bikes on site there for ease.
For something more adventurous discover some challenging trails in Phuket using the Strava Global Heatmap application, where you can track your ride, discover trails that others have been on as well as exploring uploaded routes including the Phuket Coastal Route trail.
6. Yoga /Pilates
“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha