Home / Healthcare/ Luxurious gym opens doors at Malabe

Luxurious gym opens doors at Malabe

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:00


Sri Lanka’s wellness scale got a new boost with the inauguration of a 50,000 square feet BodyDoc fitness club in Malabe which is the largest and most technologically advanced fitness centre in the country. The grand opening; the recent VIP launch event ushered many renowned personalities and was followed by a networking event. BodyDoc offers an array of premium services to its members. Located less than a kilometre away from the heart of Malabe town this luxurious wellness centre was designed by an award-winning architect, Palinda Kannangara.

BodyDoc is the first ever medically oriented gym in Sri Lanka. Its wellness aspect as a fully fledged medical clinic with physicians, dieticians, sports medicine and other specialist consultants ensures that it offer its members the best services. It also has a renowned lab collection centre and a pharmacy onsite. Additionally, Body Doc through its rentable spaces is planning on integrating more value additions to its members and non-members by partnering with premium brands including cafés, restaurants, spas, pharmacies, florists, etc. With a highly qualified and professional team of fitness instructors, BodyDoc offers the support required to empower and integrate healthy routines into its member’s day-to-day life. BodyDoc welcomes everyone, from people wanting to lose weight, to bodybuilders, power lifters, weight lifters and athletes, whilst catering to all age groups and to anyone with a specific gym interest. The fitness facet offers everything from cardio, weight lifting, crossfit training, yoga, zumba, spinning classes, steam and sauna, thermal baths and jacuzzis, badminton, table tennis, a pool parlour and much more. 

Body Doc carries latest US bought equipment of leading brands such as Cybex, Life Fitness, Technogym, Concept 2, and Hammer Strength. Body Doc has  proudly  introduced  many equipment  to Sri Lanka including Life fitness – 12 station multi gym, Versa Climber, and In-body analysis which is a 98% comprehensive body composition analysis using the infra red technology.

BodyDoc Founder and Chairperson Dr. Thanuki Idangodage is the brainchild behind this concept. Educated at the Colombo International School and having studied medicine in the United States; she is a doctor by profession. She holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of Long Beach, California and a MD in Medicine from St. George’s University. Dr. Thanuki is a SLMC registered medical practitioner. Having followed an internship at a local government hospital in Sri Lanka, Dr. Thanuki was determined to open a facility in Sri Lanka as she witnessed firsthand the levels of patients suffering from obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and other non communicable and incurable diseases that are better prevented with exercise and a healthy lifestyle than trying to control once afflicted with. Her vision to give back to Sri Lanka and having seen and experiencing facilities of such in other parts of the world inspired her to open the best state-of-the-art facility for the benefit of Sri Lankans and raise the bar of the country whilst enhancing the living standards of its people. 

In a statement, BodyDoc Founder and Chairperson Dr. Thanuki Idangodage noted that this facility has entered the country at a time when people are striving to move towards a fitter and healthier lifestyle.

“BodyDoc is not only about the facilities, but also it provides nutritional and medical consultation for people to stay and enjoy a healthy living. Our facility has the most high-end equipment, welcoming staff, a variety of classes and excellent fitness instructors. With personal trainers, the workout routines can also be customized to individual needs, which also make the facility more attractive. We are looking at more ways to create value addition to all our stakeholders by integrating with more premium brands to create a world class experience.”


Share This Article


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

Graduates have responsibility to impart digital knowledge to fellow citizens

Monday, 23 July 2018

Let me congratulate all those who receive their degrees today at this General Convocation on the achievements they have made.

Why not Dinesh Gunawardena?

Monday, 23 July 2018

Sri Lanka won the cricket World Cup once, but never again. We started down the slippery slope almost the morning after we had reached the zenith of achievement.

Economics to prevail over politics: The awakening long overdue

Monday, 23 July 2018

It was interesting to read W.A. Wijewardena’s article titled ‘Crisis-ridden Sri Lanka economy: Time for economics to prevail over politics’.

Bright star Imran Khan could well go the way of his predecessors

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Imran Khan, the Pakistani cricket star, anti-corruption crusader and politician, appears to be within reach of his cherished goal of winning the 25 July Pakistan National Assembly (NA) elections and becoming Prime Minister.

Columnists More