Fitness Workouts in Mumbai That Are Actually Fun!

3 months ago


What: Kinetic Living by Urmi Kothari

Why: The coach champions a variety of workouts aimed at strength, endurance, and mobility. She employs a tailor made combination of calisthenics, trampoline workouts, pilates, kalaripayattu, HIIT and drills. Kothari has a combined experience of over 15 years in sports, martial arts, functional training, kettle bells, yoga and pilates. Urmi is an IFAA Master Trainer, a certified pilates and kettle bell instructor and also an Nike Elevated Trainer.

You know them from… Comedian Rohan Joshi and Sacred Games actor Kubra Sait’s Insta stories documenting their gruelling (but fun!) sessions.

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Calorie burn – in progress.

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What: Physique 57

Why: Wildly popular in New York, the barre workout co-founded by Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi and Tanya Becker, blends cardio, strength training, stretching and recovery to rapidly transform your body. Buzz is, it takes 8 classes to see visible results. It’s been brought to India in April by Mallika Tarkas.

You know them from… It’s hit the mainstream thanks to fashion editors, and the likes of Reese Witherspoon, Demi Moore and Alessandra Ambrosio.

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What: Pole Fitness

Why: Roksolana Chubenko, better known as Roxy, has made it her mission to introduce Bombay to pole dancing as a form of fitness. Since the dance form requires strength, she emphasises the need to condition your body with push-ups, pull-ups, squats and core strengthening exercises.

You know them from… Actor Jacqueline Fernandez’s Insta stories, who makes the graceful and demanding routine look practically effortless.

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