Distance: 6 km
New year, new you – it’s time to lace up those sneakers for a wellness-themed shopping marathon that’ll take you all over town and get your hearts racing. On your marks, get set, go!
A. Scoop Wholefoods
Now, hop in a cab to Great World City to get your pantry prepped with healthy ingredients such as freshly ground nut butter, gluten-free alternative grains, superfood powders and lovely organic personal care prods.
1 Kim Seng Promenade, Great World, #01-148, +65 6219 3933, daily 10am-8.30pm, sg.scoopwholefoods.com
B. BASE Athletica
Skip up one level to shop curated selections of fave Aussie and US fitchick brands at BASE Athletica. You’ll also find functional sports bags, eco-friendly yoga mats, protein powder and more at great prices, too.
1 Kim Seng Promenade, Great World City, #02-K12, +65 9727 3738, daily 9am-9pm, baseathletica.com
Lace up, warm up and go! Power walk down River Valley and Killeney Rd to Decathlon at The Centrepoint, the ultimate behemoth with everything fitness-related you could ever want, all under one roof. At the Centrepoint megastore, you’ll find over 5,000 prods from 60 different sports catering to budding equestrians, cyclists, swimmers of all ages and sizes (kids and babes included). You name it, they’ve got it.
76 Orchard Road, The Centrepoint, #01-14/15/16/17 #02-07 &, #02-11, +65 3110 0132, Mondays to Thursdays 10am-10pm, Fridays and Saturdays 10am-11pm, Sundays 10am-10pm, decathlon.sg
D. Running Lab
Pop down Orchard Rd to Takashimaya in Ngee Ann City – whether you’re a marathon veteran or novice, Running Lab has all the latest high tech footwear and apparel. Their crack team of staff is on hand to analyse your gait and introduce you to all the latest fit-tech gizmos and gadgets.
391A Orchard Road, Ngee Ann City, Takashimaya, Level 4 Department Store, daily 10am-9.30pm, runninglab.com
A few floors down in Ngee Ann City, you’ll find good ol’ Lulu – the beloved OG of yoga wear and athleisure. Their men and women’s activewear may cost a pretty penny, but you’ll get the ultimate in style and function.
391A Orchard Road, Ngee Ann City, Unit 03-12B/13, +65 6694 2347, weekdays 10.30am-8pm, weekends 10.30am-9.30pm, info.lululemon.com/stores/sg/singapore/takashimaya
F. Under Armour®
From here it’s time to get more steps in – you’ll head all the way down Orchard, onto Stamford Rd then Hill Rd until you end up in the air conditioned bliss of Funan Mall. Nip into Under Armour to browse the ultimate in high performance sportswear – including running shoes with a chip to track your performance via an app. Now that’s what we can fancy footwork.
109 North Bridge Rd, Funan Mall, #01-09/10, +65 6968 7350, daily 10.30am-9pm, underarmour.com.sg
G. Brompton Junction
With biking the new urban sport du jour in the ‘Pore, there’s nowhere better to get tricked up with a good set of wheels than acclaimed London import Brompton Junction. With their sleek, signature foldable bikes, the Funan flagship is the place to go as the mall has an in-house cycling path so you can try before you buy. Note: Due to Covid, only customers with a pre-booked appointment will be able to make a bike purchase.109 North Bridge Rd, #01-26 Funan Mall, +65 6908 5023, daily 11am-8pm, sg.brompton.com
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Photo Credit: Running Lab