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Best Fitness Centers and Workouts in NYC

January 14, 2022 | 4 min Read

Nowhere in the world has as many fitness fanatics as New York City. It’s only fitting that the city boasts an equally large selection of gyms and fitness centers with the world’s most cutting edge workouts guaranteeing results. For those of you whose New Year’s Resolutions included getting in shape, we’ve got our pick of 5 New York City fitness centers.

NB: all gyms in NYC require proof of vaccination to get in

Spiked Spin

If you’re tired of the at home workouts, drop into the Spiked Spin Studio in Brooklyn for an in-person ride. The conscious brand was created after founder Briana Thompson decided to do something about the lack of diversity in the boutique fitness space. Spiked Spin welcomes people of all races, cultures, body types and socioeconomic backgrounds to get on the bike and ride together. Powerful tunes and upbeat instructors keep riders moving and motivated. Enjoy the community vibe of a ride at Spiked that will lift your spirits right along with your heart rate.

1171 Fulton Street

Brooklyn, NY 11216

https://www.spikedspin.com/

The Cliffs at Harlem

If you enjoy rock climbing or are interested in giving it a try, this Harlem fitness studio will rock your world. The Cliffs at Harlem is a 15,000 square foot facility with hundreds of climbs that are changed each week. Whether you’re new to climbing and want a little instruction or just looking to improve your technique, Cliffs at Harlem offers classes and clinics with industry experts for all levels. It also has state of the art climbing gear and equipment for training. But the space doesn’t offer just climbing walls, in addition to customized training programs the Cliffs offers cardio, strength training, yoga and a pretty awesome gear shop! You can also take advantage of the Cliffs Outdoors and take your climbing skills outside through organized climbs.

256 W 125th St
New York, NY

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thecliffsclimbing.com/the-cliffs-outdoors

The Nofar Method

For those who are looking for a creative and fun take on Pilates classes, you’ll want to check out the Nofar Method studio on West 18th. The ample and airy second floor space offers classes that use two different Pilates machines for a full body workout; classes are spent half on the reformer and half on the cadillac. The highly effective technique lengthens, tones and sculpts muscles, getting you on track with your new year’s resolutions! If you want one on one training, privates are also available as are virtual classes for those not ready to go to an in-person workout just yet.

15 West 18th Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011

nofarmethod.com/

Forward Space

Forward Space is self-described as a “euphoric hybrid of movement that is equal parts cardio dance, athletic training and moving meditation.” If that doesn’t pique your interest, what will? The space is dimly lit and calming and the semi-darkness gives a sense of privacy for those who don’t like to be on display while they move. The intensive cardio and strength training workouts will get you in great shape for 2022 and leave you feeling both physically and mentally renewed and ready to tackle the day!

24 Spring St

New York, NY

https://forward-space.com/

Equinox Printing House

The Equinox Printing House takes the concept of a gym to the next level. The sprawling space, spread out over several floors, offers a plethora of cardio and strength machines, props, personal training, and a loaded schedule of classes that run the gamut from yoga to boot camp. While you’re there, try out the luxury Zen Suite for a little mental clarity and load up on the heavenly Kiehel’s products in the locker room. But one of the main perks of membership is the beautiful rooftop pool (while maybe less tantalizing in January, it’s still worth popping up to the deck to take in the skyline views).

421 Hudson St

New York, NY 10014

https://www.equinox.com/clubs/new-york/downtown/printinghouse

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