3 Free & Fun Ways To Work Out In Singapore

Running around your neighbourhood not included


If you hate the gym (check) and are bored of running around your neighbourhood (check, again), it’s time to expand your horizons. Blessed with great amenities and pockets of greenery, there are plenty of workout ideas and locations that you can enjoy in Singapore. Here are some of our suggestions!

1. Climbing stairs

With so many high-rise apartments around the island, why not make full use of them for your exercise? Climbing stairs is an effective and free way to tone and shape your legs and get a good cardio workout – who needs the treadmill? Just remember to be considerate to the residents and keep your volume down!

Popular locations:

1. North: Blk 79A, Toa Payoh Central

2.  West: Blk 89 – 91, Tanglin Halt Road

3.  Central: Pinnacle@Duxton


2. Cycling

Assuming you already own a bicycle, cycling is another fun and free workout that will allow you to explore hidden corners in Singapore. With beautiful scenery to check out, and the freedom to stop and take a break whenever and wherever you want, you can easily put in hours into this calorie-busting, butt-boosting activity without feeling it!

Popular routes:

1. Coney Island to Punggol Waterway

2. Pasir Ris Park to Garden’s By The Bay

3. Ulu Sembawang Park Connector

3. Nature walks

Exercising with friends can be really rewarding – gather adventurous pals who share the same fitness goals as you and get your trek on. The nature-centric workout will also give you a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Popular locations:

1. Green Corridor

2. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

3. Southern Ridges

4. Treetop walk @ MacRitchie Reservoir

Special thanks to Shiqi for content contribution.

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