Welcome to Inception Gym

Inception Gym, founded in 2022 by husband-wife duo Matt and Elise Walley, is a game-changer in the world of fitness and wellbeing. Our ethos is simple and straightforward - your fitness journey is deeply personal and uniquely yours, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

Whether your goal is to stand on the top podium or to lead a healthy, active lifestyle, our trainers, our equipment, and our philosophy all align to ensure your success. From the first-time gym-goer to the seasoned athlete, our state-of-the-art facility in Christchurch is designed to challenge, inspire, and assist you in crushing your fitness goals.

But our commitment to you goes beyond physical training. We believe in the power of holistic wellbeing and our team of world-class trainers provide guidance and support accordingly. We also offer top-quality supplements to aid in your training and recovery.

At the heart of Inception Gym is a vibrant, passionate community that embodies a sense of belonging. We are your home away from home, supporting you from your first step through our doors, to the day you conquer your personal milestones, and every one between and beyond.

Member Benefits

Tailored Membership Options

Discover our diverse membership options designed to meet your individual preferences. With a variety of membership types and term lengths, our memberships all aim to provide you with a holistic approach to your training supported by an abundance of benefits.

Start your fitness journey today by exploring our range of membership options.

Customers at Inception Gym Supplement Store Tower Junction

Supplement Store

Our full on-site supplement store offers a comprehensive selection of leading, scientifically formulated products from both local and international brands, with exclusive Gym Member savings of up to 40% across the range year-round. Every product in our carefully curated stock has been individually selected by Dr. Matt Walley, Inception Co-CEO, leveraging his extensive 20 years' supplement industry experience.

When it comes to your training and supplement needs, we're your ultimate destination. From pre-workouts and fat burners to general health and sleep support, our extensive range has you covered. Our knowledgeable staff are on hand to guide you through our collection, helping you understand how these products can elevate your training and propel you towards your desired health and fitness goals. Available during staffed hours, Monday to Saturday.

Personal Training

Strength training is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. And while many people understand the importance of strength training, they may not always know how to get started or how to stay motivated. That's where personal trainers come in. Working with a personal trainer can be a most effective way to achieve your goals.

Our personal trainers are highly skilled professionals. They have a deep knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, as well as the latest techniques and trends in strength training. They will work with you to develop a customised training program that is tailored to your unique needs, goals, and fitness level. Whether you are an elite athlete looking to take your performance to the next level or a beginner who is just starting out, our personal trainers have the expertise and passion to help you succeed.

What Our Members Say


Leg press area at Inception Gym Christchurch


Explore Inception's extensive range of plate-loaded equipment that not only covers all the essentials but also boasts an extensive range of unmatched machines previously only seen in overseas gyms and facilities for professional athletes.

Our collection includes a vertical leg press, v-squat machine, unilateral leg press, real-delt machine, and plate-loaded ham-string curl and leg extension, among many others, all precision-engineered and ergonimically designed to ensure a professional-grade experience that will elevate your training to new heights. Prepare to challenge your muscles in unprecedented ways that will redefine your fitness journey.

Pin-loaded machines upstairs at Inception Gym Christchurch


Inception Gym dedicates most of its mezzanine floor to a diverse range of state-of-the-art pin-loaded machines. Designed to offer unparalleled versatility and precise muscle targeting, our machines are here to help you reach your fitness goals.

From our glute kickback machine to the highly effective forearm curl, abductor/adductor to tricep curl machines, we've got you covered. And with a wide selection of versa grips available for our cable machines, the possibilities are endless. Safely and effectively isolate and engage specific muscle groups, ensuring optimal results every time. Experience the pinnacle of focused, results-driven fitness.

Member works out in dumbbell area at Inception Gym Christchurch

Free Weights

From our versatile squat racks that offer stability and support, to our multi-grip hexagon bars that provide unmatched versatility, and our innovative Kabuki Transformer bar for unconventional exercises, our state-of-the-art equipment guarantees a diverse and effective training experience.

Our expansive selection of dumbbells ranges from 2.5kg to 70kg, catering to individuals at various fitness levels and workout preferences. This ensures that regardless of your strength or experience, you can find the perfect dumbbell to challenge and extend your limits.

Jacob's ladders and steppers at Inception Gym christchurch


While our expertise lies in strength training, we recognise the importance of a comprehensive training regimen and the pivotal role cardiovascular training plays in optimal health and vitality. With this in mind, our cardio kit boasts an array of highly effective machines to help improve your cardio strength.

From Jacob's ladders to stair masters, ski-erg to assault runners, our unique cardio kit promises to keep your sweat sessions interesting. Whether it's high-intensity interval training, endurance training, or simply looking to warm up before your session, Inception has you covered.

Screenshots of the Inception Gym Pass app


Welcome to a new era of effortless gym access. No more key tags or swipe cards, and no more paying to replace them.

The Inception Gym Pass provides 24/7 member access straight from your phone. Simply scan your QR code to access Inception Gym any time, day or night.

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Download the Inception Gym Pass app for unprecedented ease of access.

Find us at

Tower Junction
65 Blenheim Road, Addington

Staffed Hours:

Mon - Thurs: 7am - 8pm

Fri - Sat: 9am - 2pm