Take a step in the right direction towards better personal health with a fresh new concept that combines both physical fitness and clean eating all under one roof. Design Your Body (DYB) takes all the excuses out of getting into shape while not sacrificing tasty meals.

The Vibe

Design Your Body - Entrance

The atmosphere is friendly and serene, like that of a small family-owned business. Promptly greeting potential and existing clients and customers upon arrival, the staff eagerly assists first-timers with information about the fitness boutique and provide a guided tour of the facility in addition to creating personalized fitness and diet plans to ensure their clients’ success. DYB is the perfect introduction to starting a workout program for the novice to semi-familiarized gym patron.

The Food

Design Your Body - Salad

Design Your Body - Assorted Dressings

Located on the ground floor, the café hosts an assortment of healthy and delicious food and drink items, which are colorfully displayed on a chalkboard behind the counter. Options such as beef, salmon, or chicken salads can be made to order and come with a host of healthy additional items and homemade dressings for clients to choose from. In addition, more traditional Thai favorites are set to make the menu soon. Additionally, tasty fruit and veggie smoothies are also available, offering a nice balance of health-conscious bites to be enjoyed following a great workout. Customers are ensured to have a filling and guilt-free meal to stay on track.

Design Your Body - Smoothies

The Gym

Design Your Body - Gym

Design Your Body - Cardio Machines

Above the café, the multi-floored gym areas house a M/F locker room/shower and two exercise levels. Clients can find everything they need to jumpstart their exercise programs with the use of light to heavy free weights, cardio machines, bench racks, and more on Floor 3, while Floor 4 floor offers two body weight areas, a yoga and dance studio and group exercise areas perfect for those looking for more collegial routines. Trainer-led sessions are also offered and vary from day to day. In addition, DYB’s staff is always nearby to assist clients with their workout questions and also provide personal training assistance.

Design Your Body - Locker Room

The Location

Design Your Body - Outside

Nestled at the very end of new dining side street “Aqua,” right off of Thanon Phanon Yothin in the Ari neighborhood, DYB boutique is a short and easy 10-15 minute walk from Saphan Kwai BTS. Passersby on the sidewalk can easily see signs for both Aqua and DYB, so look for the colorful chalked writing for the fitness studio at the very end of Aqua on the right-hand side.

The Bottom Line

Design Your Body - Gym Area

Intimate enough to not intimidate while providing a solid variety of exercise options to keep routines fun and interesting, DYB is an enviable fitness boutique that has all the right components of friendliness, fitness, and food to guarantee their clients stay happy and healthy. Also, being conveniently located near the BTS and main avenues, this is sure to be a favorite spot for neighborhood residents to work out and/or simply grab a fast bite to eat.

Rating: A-