Start Strong: Where to Workout When on Business in Perth
Travelling for business can easily disrupt your daily routine – but a change of scenery doesn’t mean you can’t break a sweat. Say goodbye to the hotel gym and immerse yourself in the health and fitness culture of the West Coast with our top tips on where to work out in Perth.
Conquer one of Perth's running trails
Perth is full of coastal running tracks, but the most challenging and memorable among them is Reabold Hill, located just beyond the CBD. Whether you choose to sprint to the topor enjoy a leisurely morning walk, you'll get a great workout as you battlethe steady incline to the summit. Staying in the city outside of work hours? Check out the weekly fun run atClaisebrook Cove, which kicks off every Saturday at 8am. To try and crack this five-kilometretrail’s record time for yourself, simply register a spot onlinebefore the big day.
Stretch out at The Yoga Vine
If you're looking to clear your head before your workday, roll out a mat at The Yoga Vine and unwind under the guidance of some of Perth's most experienced instructors. Whether you're new to your practice or an experienced yogi, this studio's diverse timetable has plenty of classes to suit all skill levels.Best of all,if you want to squeeze in a session between meetings, The Yoga Vine offers a lunchtime special with a discounted rate for drop-ins.
Test yourself at Inner City Crossfit
Whether you're already on the bandwagon or finally want to check out this workout trend for yourself, the community at Inner City Crossfit can give you an intense start to your day. And with a prime CBD location and showering facilities to boot, you'll be hard-pressed to find a more convenient morning workout while in town. Short on time? Classes run from 5:45am through to the evening and span all experience levels, so it’s easy to get involved on your own schedule.
Hit the surf at City Beach
Only a stone's throw away from the CBD, Perth's City Beach is the perfect stop for a morning dip.And if you happen to bring your own board, you’ll find yourself in good company with the local surfers who flock to this popular beach as part of their daily routine. Rather swim inside? Head to Bold Park Aquatic in Cambridge, where you can book a lane in the Olympic-sized swimming pool instead.
Bold Park Aquatic is open from 5:30am to 8pm, Monday to Friday
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