Better Together: 5 Fun Activities You Should Try with Your Friends


Ready to score a fitness win-win with your buddies?



Keeping active may seem like a chore when you fly solo, but thankfully there are plenty of group activities that make developing the habit a lot easier.


There is indeed a strength in numbers: It’s proven that working out with a partner or several friends helps to keep you committed to your fitness goals. Researchers at the University of Aberdeen found that “finding a new exercise companion increased the amount of exercise people took. This was increased even more when the new partner was emotionally supportive.”


There’s more to group workouts than run-of-the-mill team sports, too. Keep scrolling for five fun activities in Manila you should try with your friends:


What: Indoor Squash


Where: Makati Sports Club, L.P. Leviste corner Gallardo Sts., Salcedo Village, Makati




When: 6AM to 10PM, Monday to Saturday; 6AM to 8PM on Sundays and Holidays

How: Book a court by calling (02) 817-87-31 or sending an email to [email protected].


What: Indoor Wall Climbing

via Climb Central Manila on Facebook


Where: Climb Central Manila, The Portal at Greenfield District Park, Mandaluyong


via Climb Central Manila on Facebook


When: 1PM to 10PM, Monday to Friday; 10AM to 10PM on weekends and holidays

How: Register at home and visit Climb Central


What: Indoor Badminton


Where: The Upper Deck Sports Center, 1 Doña Julia Vargas Avenue, Pasig


via The Upper Deck on Facebook


When: 6AM to 12MN daily

How: Walk-ins are allowed


What: Group Boxing

via on Instagram


Where: Flyweight Group Boxing Studio, 2/F 8 Forbestown Road, Taguig


via Flyweight Group Boxing Studio on Facebook



5.30PM to 9.30PM on Mondays and Tuesdays

8.30AM to 10.30AM and 5.30PM to 9.30PM on Wednesdays

6.30AM to 8.30AM and 5.30PM to 9.30PM on Thursdays

8.30AM to 10.30AM and 5.30PM to 8.30PM on Fridays

9.30AM to 2.30PM on Saturdays

7.30AM to 10.30AM and 2.30PM to 4PM on Sundays


How: Book a bag or buy a package online


What: AntiGravity Fitness



Where: Beyond Yoga (Quezon City, Serendra, Alabang, Greenhills, Rockwell, and Mall of Asia)