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Level Up Your Fitness Game In These Parkour And Jungle Gyms In Manila

Tired of your usual workout routines? Add challenge and thrill to your drills in these adult playgrounds!

We’re seeing more and more recreational facilities opening up to the crowd, all while observing health protocols. What once we’re done virtually, like attending fitness classes, are now making their comeback IRL. We see joggers doing their rounds, people bustling about in their sneakers walking around the city, gyms welcoming fitness buffs once again. 


As we gain more confidence in returning to our “old life”, so to speak, wouldn’t it be more fun to take your fitness journey out there, once again? While your daily routine is great, adding a bit of a challenge to the usual is an exciting welcome that we can accommodate now. So to change things up a bit, why not veer away from what you’re used to and seek for something out of your comfort zone?


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If an “adult playground” sounds enticing to you, then you’re in luck. With parkour gyms and jungle gyms opening their doors, you can combine fitness and play in one—allowing you to reach your fitness goals while amping up the adrenaline factor for all adventure-seekers out there. 


Head out alone or, better yet, take your fitness accountability buddies with you. In the list below, we've rounded up these parkour and jungle gyms where you can sign up, have fun, and leave the facility sweating buckets—but totally thrilled. Read on!


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Muscle Up Parkour Gym and Urban Training Ground

Muscle Up Parkour Gym and Urban Training Ground

143 Maginhawa Street Sikatuna Village, Quezon City

Muscle Up is an all-around gym for the restless and the dedicated. With the aim to provide quality fitness offerings long-term, their services lists down several fun workouts that you can try, so you’ll never be bored. What’s great is they have open air facilities and good ventilation, and allow only six clients per slot. 


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Pretty Huge Obstacles

Pretty Huge Obstacles

SM Aura Premier, McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

If you’re up for a challenge before (or after!) you head to work, Pretty Huge is the place for you. Their new and improved facility will make your playtime equal parts fun and challenging—so take that obstacle course and break your own record with every visit!


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Sparta Philippines

Sparta Philippines

126 Pioneer St., Mandaluyong City

If you want to prepare before going all-out on parkour, try the calisthenics classes in SPARTA. The bodyweight training will assist you in moving more fluidly when you transition to a bigger play area.


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Obstacle Central

Obstacle Central

107 V. Luna Extension, Brgy Sikatuna, Quezon City

Perfect for your competitive spirit, Obstacle Central will welcome you with a series of different challenges. Feel motivated to work harder and strive for your goals with their leader board—and feel the burn while catering to your adrenaline-loving self.


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