Planet Fitness’ low monthly fees and its focus on helping people feel accepted and comfortable in their gyms make it a popular choice for those who are working out for the first time.
Reviews of Popular Gyms and Fitness Studios
Below is a list of nationally well-known gyms and studios we've compiled and reviewed for you. Due to COVID-19, many gyms, including the ones below, have temporarily suspended operations. Please check your local gyms’ operation status before visiting its location.
LA Fitness sets itself apart from competing gyms by offering pools in nearly every location as well as child-care facilities that watch your kids while you work out.
24 Hour Fitness’ strength lies in its tiered approach to its clubs. Its basic gyms offer cardio machines and weights, while its top-tier clubs have sun decks, climbing walls and more.
Anytime Fitness’ locations focus on providing members with a tight-knit gym community that is more relationship-driven than bigger gyms.
SoulCycle is an indoor cycling chain that uses mood lighting and inspirational instruction to help you get fit and feel your best.
Blink Fitness is a gym chain with over 80 locations across the United States that promises to make exercise fun and affordable for tiers of members.
Offering access to hundreds of your city’s most coveted fitness classes, ClassPass brings you a unique membership program that's available in 49 cities and growing.
Barry’s Bootcamp is a chain of boutique fitness centers designed to give you an intense workout with intervals of treadmill work and strength training.
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