Last updated on April 7th, 2021
Today we will be discussing the best gyms in Reykjavik as well as everything we know about working out near you. We know your time is of utmost importance so we will do our best not to ramble.
To kick this guide off we will dive right in to the best Reykjavik gyms. Once they are covered in full the best studios for spinning or indoor cycling classes will be next, plus our favorite boxing and MMA gyms in the area will get a mention.
We certainly won’t want to leave out the best pilates and yoga studios near you either. As the post progresses other subjects on working out like bootcamps and barre exercises will get a shout out.
The gym is great but it isn’t the only place to work out and we have lengthy list of outdoor recreation areas around Iceland where you can get all kinds of great cardio. To wrap it all up the best stores to buy sporting goods or home gym equipment near you will be listed.
You can check out some of our other posts on European cities outside of Iceland at that link.
Best Gyms In Reykjavik
When it is time to work out the best gyms in Reykjavik are:
- World Class at Sundlaugavegi 30a
- Mjölnir MMA at Flugvallarvegur 3-3a
- CrossFit Reykjavik at Faxafen 12
- Sólir Yoga Studio at Fiskislóð 53–55
- Klifurhúsið at Ármúli 23
If you want to swim laps or enjoy a pool then World Class is where you need to go. We are not aware of any 24 hour gyms in Reykjavik, but those who need childcare while they work out can also find it at World Class.
If you know of any gyms with group zumba or aerobic dance classes please tell us in the comments.
Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes
World Class is the only gym in the area that we know of that has group spinning or indoor cycling classes currently.
Boxing & MMA Gyms Near You
Fighting is also great cardio and the best boxing and MMA gyms near you are:
Also don’t forget about Mjölnir MMA from our initial best Reykjavik gyms list.
Yoga & Pilates Studios In Reykjavik
There are also many good yoga and pilates studios in Reykjavik like:
Sólir Yoga Studio from our primary list obviously has some great group yoga classes, and you can find more at Mjölnir MMA. There are so many types of poses and techniques these days like vinyasa, hatha flow, hot, bikram, power, ashtanga or more and we really don’t know what you are after.
It is probably best if you look at the links to the above studios and choose the right one for your personal needs.
At the moment we are not aware of any workout bootcamps in Iceland.
Unfortunately we also do not know where to find barre exercise classes near you.
Best Places For Outdoor Recreation
Now you have read about the best Reykjavik gyms, but you can also work out under the sun at these outdoor recreation areas around Iceland that are great for hiking, running, or riding bikes:
- Öskjuhlíð Hill
- Sólheimajökull Glacier
- Krafla Fires
- Nauthólsvík Beach
- Thrihnukagigur Volcano
Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Reykjavik
You may need to buy some things that will help you workout or visit the gym, and the best sporting goods stores in Reykjavik are:
- Icewear at Þingholtsstræti 2
- Fjallakofinn at Laugavegur 11
- Iceland Camping Equipment Rental at Barónsstígur 5
- Ellingsen at Fiskislóð 1
- Everest at Skeifan 6
Home Gym Equipment Near You
You can probably find some at those stores we just listed, but you can also buy home gym equipment near you at:
- Hreysti at Skeifan 19
- Sportvörur at Dalvegur, Kópavogur
- Sports Direct at 2 201 Skógarlind, Kópavogur
Just so you know we have also covered:
Enjoy Working Out At Reykjavik Gyms
You just learned about all of those great gyms, spinning classes, yoga studios, outdoor recreation spots, and places to buy equipment for working out near you and your confidence should be sky high. It would be quite helpful if you could share your own local fitness tips or let us know if we got anything wrong in the comments.
Have fun visiting the best gyms in Reykjavik or working out in whatever way you enjoy the most.