July 4, 2016

Beach season is upon us, and while we love nothing more than munching on burgers in our bikinis, sometimes you’ve got to kick those healthy habits into high gear. For days that call for juices and veggies with a side of kettlebells, we put together our favourite healthy cafes and some seriously targeted workouts to match…

Mana! Café – Books, Brunch & Coffee
8 Tai On Terrace, Pound Lane, Poho, Sheung Wan • 2347 8555
Mana!’s newest outpost is a little haven of health, wellness and good vibes in Sheung Wan, featuring salads, flatbreads, coffees, and a lovely outdoor terrace.
Before you get your grub on, get a sweat on at: Yoga Bam Bam – a boutique yoga studio with an excellent roster of instructors away from the madness of the city.

HOME
Shop G01 & 101, Nexxus Building, 77 Des Voeux Road Central • 2777 4777
This brand spanking new duplex space is dishing up a healthy dose of organic, raw, and vegetarian dishes, along with oven fired flatbreads, and is sure to become a pied-à-terre for fitness and health buffs around Central.
Before you get your grub on, get a sweat on at: HYPOXI – Breeze into this airy studio for low cardio workouts using groundbreaking moderate movement machines, enabling highly targeted fat reduction where you need it most.

3/3rds
Shop 1, Manning House, 38-48 Queen’s Road Central • 2562 8805
Relaxed, casual café with outposts in both Wong Chuk Hang and Central. Come for the freshly roasted coffee. Stay for the scrumptious ultra-thin pizzas, fresh soups, veggies and salads.
Before you get your grub on, get a sweat on at: Flex – sleek, modern studios in Central and Aberdeen offering an array of classes focusing on sustainable fitness from Barre to TRX Pilates.

Grassroots Pantry
108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan • 2873 3353
Grassroots Pantry’s new flagship serves up its much-adored vegetarian and farm-to-table menu in a light and airy space on Hollywood Road.
Before you get your grub on, get a sweat on at: BOUNCE Limit – a 3,000 square foot trampoline fitness studio, where you’ll be jumping for joy at the sight of your newly sculpted thighs.

Pololi
35 – 39 Graham Street, Central • 2755 8099
Say aloha to this bite-size Hawaiian seafood shack, which is now dishing up its authentic Hawaiian poke in both Central and Wanchai.
Before you get your grub on, get a sweat on at: P(HERFORM) - from the creators of cult women’s workout Bikini Fit, this state of the art studio in Central specializes in targeted small group classes designed to burn fat, tone and sculpt.

Le Pain Quotidien
Lee Tung Avenue, G 40 – 41, 200 Queen’s Road Est, Wan Chai • 2520 1801
Tempting taste buds on Wanchai’s new Lee Tung Avenue, this European coffee shop has a lovely alfresco terrace and a menu of organic eggs, fresh salads, and freshly baked breads including organic and gluten free options.
Before you get your grub on, get a sweat on at: H-KORE – HK’s only Lagree Fitness studio offers strength, flexibility and cardio training all packed into one 45-minute power session on a specialised megaformer.

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