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All you need to know about living a healthier, more productive life in Hong Kong

Here’s something to take your mind off the sweat-or-stretch of your next work out. We’ve asked our instructors at Flex’s new Central studio about their work, life, passions and peeves - in 5 simple questions - and their answers may surprise you. First up is Michelle Ricaille, yoga teacher and co-founder...

Dedicated, spiritual and radiating inner health and happiness, Flex yoga instructor Claudia Whitney has taught the ancient practice for more than a decade - in New York City, Thailand and now Hong Kong, which she calls home. Among other ventures, she and DJ husband, Jason Nogoy, run DJ-inspired yoga flow classes...

The Flex team, friends, clients, press and the curious all came together last week to celebrate the opening of the new Flex Central studio. Check out a few photos from the night and take a sneak peek at one of our fave Flex-friendly gals sporting the new VIE Active fitness...

Throughout the year the daily API in Hong Kong is often within the ‘very high’ range of 101-200, and occasionally spiking above a ‘very severe’ 200+. According to the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department, an API above 100 can significantly compromise respiratory, immune and cardiovascular system health, contributing to the...

VIE Active, all the way from beautiful Bondi Beach in Sydney, is named after the French word for ‘life’, which is what the founders wanted to express when they created this brand – clothes that not only fit you perfectly, but also fit into your life. The founders – Bryan and...

Massages feel great. But do they always relieve the tension or pain in our backs, necks, arms or legs as much as they promise? Sometimes, it takes a little more than an aroma rubdown to get in deep and give your muscles a break. This is where Myofascial Release (MR) comes...

Here – in the fourth of our ongoing series of the lives behind Flex’s professional instructors - all-rounder Evelyn Hue tells us how she went from working in a music studio to the fitness studio. And hasn’t looked back. How did you get started as a fitness instructor? I was always active...

It’s back to school time! Back to slouching over books, over desks and computers, studying after hours, eyes glazed from the glare of a screen. But will all that brain work alone be enough to unleash our kids’ full potential? What if giving them a chance to also be kids and...

Compact, cute, colorful and barely there, the Cheeki thongs sold at Flex have been singled out by Cosmo magazine in the US as the busy girls go-to undies when out and about. A little bit lacy, a little bit practical, Cheeki is great for every day, a special night out or...

Karina Stewart, co-founder of Kamalya Wellness Sanctuary in Koh Samui, tells how we can rid ourselves of dreaded orange peel skin. What is cellulite? Cellulite - the appearance of dimples on the plumper parts of the body, namely the thighs, buttocks, stomach and sometimes arms - is an extremely common concern for...

Kick-start your post-summer holiday workout at Flex’s fully equipped boutique studio After nearly 10 years residing in Southside and after numerous requests from loyal clients, Flex is proud to announce the opening of our second fully equipped, ultra modern and upscale studio, this time in the heart of the city. Located at...

Has your workout gotten a bit stale? Is it too much of the same thing? This is a common complaint and one that can lead to apathy, which in turn puts you off exercising as often or as well as you ought to be. But here’s the thing: if you’re feeling a...