Six weeks of sweating blood at the latest five-star gym to open in Shanghai. There was pain. There were tears. But was it all worth it?
Interpretive dance and breathing meditation ? Why, we'd be delighted... Cindy Kuan heads to Tianzifang to work on her bunged-up qi.
After the punishments of a long, boozy summer, we spent six weeks with a nutritionist and trainer, desperately trying to put the pieces back together.
Delving into some more offbeat sports, we join the city's Nordic contingent for a game of floorball, or "innebandy," as the Swedes say.
Dancing, sweating... and fighting inanimate objects. We fit right in at the local middle school where we went for a lesson in humility.
You can escape the sun's death rays but you can't get away from half-naked old men. We're heading to an indoor pool to splash around with Scuba Steve.
Seconds out, it's time to beat the snot out of each other. SmSh visits Oz Body Fit for the harshest workout we've yet endured...
Roped up and chalky, we're scaling new heights at two of Shanghai's best indoor climbing centers, Shanghai Indoor Stadium and Yanwu Space Center.
Aprons on, stove warmed up, choppers nice and sharp: The Kitchen @ cooking studio gives us a lesson in Shanghainese cuisine.
We've got our chakras aligned, our third eye wide open and we're sitting cross-legged on the floor. Next stop, total inner peace.
In an attempt to reverse the downward spiral of your mental and physical wellbeing, we bring you the lowdown on classes and sporty things