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Fitness Centers

Mumbai's fitness centers range from cheap and basic to expensive and fancy. Many gyms require membership fees to be paid up front, even if it is for an entire year. English speaking staff is always available.

Talwalkars
Many branches. See website for locations and contact info.
http://www.talwalkars.net
Largest gym chain in India. Reasonable rates. Not a luxurious gym, but each branch typically has a cardio facility, strength training, free weights, massage, steam and sauna rooms, nutrition counseling, changing area with lockers, and a juice bar.

Gold's Gym India
Many branches. See website for locations and contact info.
http://www.goldsgymindia.com
Same gym brand as the Gold's made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger in California. Prices and gym atmosphere are both mid-range. Cardio, strength training, free weights, spinning, massage, rock-climbing wall, steam room, and juice bar.

Moksh
75 Bhulabhai Desai Road, Breach Candy
http://www.mokshonline.com
Phone: 2367 6990
Yoga, cardio, aerobics, and beauty salon

Fitness First
http://www.fitnessfirst.net.in/in/home.asp
S1 & S2, 2nd Floor, Mega Mall, Malad Link Road, Oshiwara, Andheri (W)
Phone: +91 22 4250 5900
Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday and Public Holidays 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Excellent facilities. Membership fees about the same as in Europe. 80 cardio machines, strength training, free weights, stretch area.

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