Boxing is a perfect exercise for parents — it helps us to release stress, get out anger, and it burns fat very quickly!
Here are the best boxing classes at gyms in Shanghai.
Where is it: 4/F 969 Wuding Lu (near Jiaozhou Lu)
Why go: The premium, specialised boxing gym in the expat community. They have a new place and every type of class for all levels. First class is free.
How much: ¥200-9988
Where: S6-68 2/F, 667 Changhua Lu (near Anyuan Lu)
How much: Pricing is based on your training needs
Why go: Great equipment and nice gym. Price is a little expensive, but this is still a popular place for both beginners (groups) and more advanced levels.
Where is it: 357 Jianguo Xi Lu (near Taiyuan Lu)
Why go: A much more personal, less standard gym experience. Classes are small or you can go for one-on-one. Prices are high butr you avoid the problems of even the best gyms in Shanghai — over-crowding and such.
On the weekends, they have cheap or even free kids fun classes. Follow our WeChat familyfunshanghai for updates on when.
How much: This is expensive, so if you do want a top quality training experience, contact them for pricing.
OZ Body Fit
Where is it: 80 Changping Lu (near Changhua Lu)
How much: ¥400-4500
Why go: This is a specialised Muay Thai gym, and they will work on a wide range of other exercises such as TRX and more.
Where: 136 Nanjing Xi Lu
How much: ¥400-4000
Why go: Leon is a former professional boxer and teaches all types of fitness, martial arts and more.
Where: 510 Hongfeng Lu, Jinqiao, Pudong
How much: ¥200 upwards
Why go: One of the few gyms and exercise groups in Pudong, they run kids exercise in Pudong and many different classes besides.