【A must for those who lack exercise】 Here are five of the best gyms in Kaohsiung!


Hello everyone. I’m @olivertomolife and I’ve studied abroad in Kaohsiung!

There are many delicious foods in Taiwan, so I’m sure there are people who have naturally gained weight.

In fact, I was one of them, but after I started exercising at the gym, I was able to lose weight.

In Taiwan, there are many people who care about their health and exercise regardless of their age.

This time, I’m going to introduce you to one of the most famous gyms in Kaohsiung!

If you want to start exercising, this is a must-see!

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  • People who are looking for a good gym in Taiwan.
  • Want to know about famous gyms in Taiwan
  • Want to know what gyms are recommended in Kaohsiung

Contents of this article
  • Five recommended gyms in Kaohsiung!
  • Three of the most famous gyms in Taiwan!

I experienced a working holiday in Kaohsiung for a year from February 2020. Currently, I am writing a blog based on that experience.

By reading this article, you’ll get to know about the best gyms in Kaohsiung!


Five of the best gyms in Kaohsiung!

Kaohsiung gym recommend

1 Liouhe Health and Fitness Center

This gym is located right in front of the Liouhe Night Market and is on the 8th floor of a building, so it is well ventilated.

I think it’s a great place to start exercising casually since there’s no joining fee and no need to sign up for a yearly contract.

If you rate them on Facebook or Google, it’s only $150 TWD for two hours or less, and $1200 TWD for a month’s membership!

It’s easy to get to, so why not try it?

Liouhe Health and Body Center
  • Address: Kaohsiung City, Xinxing DistLiuhe 2nd Rd12, 80049
  • Opening hours: Daily 9:00am – 9:00pm

2 He’s GYM&Hair Salon

Located right in front of Meilidao Station, this is an unusual store that runs a beauty salon and gym.

It’s a small space, but it’s a gym where personal trainers give you guidance and professional knowledge.

As for the atmosphere of the store, it’s predominantly female, so if this is your first time at a gym, this is the place for you!

He’s GYM&Hair Salon
  • Address: No. 111, Zhongshan 1st Rd, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 800
  • Opening hours: 10:00am to midnight daily

3 Tian Tian Exercise Workshop, Mirae Island

This gym is located on the 11th floor of a building and is a place where you can engage in group exercise.

They say the staff is friendly and they’ll give you some great instruction!

They also offer online lessons.

Tian Tian Exercise Workshop Mili Island Branch
  • Address: 11F, No. 195, Linsen 1st Rd, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, 800 Taiwan
  • Business hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Closed: Saturday and Sunday

4 FreeLife Studio

A place that focuses on studio lessons, where you can participate in group training.

There is also exercise equipment so you can do strength training.

Recommended for those who want to exercise with their buddies!

FreeLife Studio
  • Address: No. 253, Zhongshan 1st Rd, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 80049
  • Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

5 Super D

This is a Muay Thai boxing gym located in Liouhe Night Market, where even beginners can take lessons.

You can train under the careful guidance of experienced instructors.

The gym is fully equipped with showers and a clean space, so it is highly recommended.

Super D
  • Address: No. 37, 3rd Floor, Liuhe 2nd Rd, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, 800 Taiwan
  • Business hours: Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m.-10:31 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Three of the most famous gyms in Taiwan!

Taiwan gym recommend

1 World Gym World Kenshin Club

健身房推薦|私人健身教練課程首選|World Gym世界健身俱樂部
World Gym健身俱樂部為世界知名健身房品牌之跨國企業,以帶起全台運動風氣為目標,努力在台灣健身界深根23年,終於將健身房據點開遍全台各地,目前已有百間健身俱樂部,秉持著「將健康推展到世界的每一個角落」的經營理念。

This gym originated in the U.S. and was founded in 1976 by Joe Gold and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who were famous in the fitness industry.

The gym has expanded internationally, especially in the United States, and has become the largest fitness gym in Taiwan since its full-scale entry in 2001.

With over 100 gyms and more than 600,000 members, it has become a well-known gym in Taiwan.

Membership fees and monthly fees vary depending on the area, but the following is a rough guide.

There are seasonal gym campaigns, and the admission fee may be waived in some cases.

  • One year / Two years / Three years
  • Enrollment Fee 3,888/1,888/1,888
  • Monthly fee 1,488/1,388/1,288
  • Membership available for all of Taiwan
  • Two years/Three years
  • Admission fee 2,888
  • Monthly fee 1,488/1,388/2,588

2 Fitness Factory

Fitness factory|健身工廠

This gym was established in Kaohsiung in 2006, and is also the first sports and fitness center to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Although it has fewer members than World Gym, many of its members focus on weight training, and it is often used by professional bodybuilders and athletes.

They have a reputation for maintaining their exercise equipment, and even when there is damage, it is often repaired within two days.

The gym is often referred to as a library because many people are concentrating on their training.

With the facial recognition system, entry is easy, so I recommend it.

The membership prices are summarized below.

Member GradeMonthly FeeRestrictions Continuingprivileges after one year
Silver$988 NTNo admission on weekdays 17:00-21:00 No admission on holidays 13:00-17:00No change in cost when you become Gold
Gold$1288 NTLimited gym accessMonthly fee is $988 TWD
Platinum$1888 NTAll gyms available$1488 NT Monthly fee

One year contract with $2500 joining fee and $1000 processing fee.

Campaign discounts may apply. 

3 Anytime Fitness

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Founded in 2002 in the United States, Anytime Fitness is a 24-hour gym with over 4,000 locations worldwide.

The gym is fully auto-locked and only members are allowed to enter, so there are good security measures in place.

The advantage of this service is that once you register, you can use the gym in any of their stores around the world.

The membership prices are summarized below.

  • One year contract
  • Enrollment Fee $1,000 Taiwan Dollars
  • Monthly Fee $1,388 Taiwan Dollars
  • IC card fee $1,758 Taiwan dollars
  • Monthly contract $2,688 Taiwan Dollars
  • IC card fee $1,758 Taiwan dollars


Taiwan gym recommend
  • There are various gyms in Kaohsiung.
  • Choose a place that suits your purpose.
  • Major gyms tend to have more equipment than private gyms.

We have introduced the recommended gyms in Kaohsiung and famous gyms in Taiwan!

Stay tuned for more information on Taiwan in the future.

Thank you for reading to the end!