Best Local: Fitness Facilities

 

Start the New Year right with these suburban Chicago gyms!

The New Year means New Year’s resolutions! If your resolution was to drop some holiday pounds, Chicago is home to a variety of gyms and fitness clubs. Start the New Year with a membership, or trial, at any of these Chicago and suburban locations!

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Try a membership with the Lakeshore Sport and Fitness! The gym boasts a rooftop deck along with eight indoor tennis courts 2 outdoor paddle courts and a raquetball court. The rooftop lounge area also includes a health-conscious restuarant for pre or pos-workout meals. The gym offers special family memberships or rates for couples, single parents and young adults. Only a 7 minute drive from the Belden Stratford.

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Sweat it out with 105F Chicago’s Original Hot Yoga! Hot yoga combines the strength workouts of original yoga with increased temperatures to keep the heart pumping and body sweating. The facility offers six different classes tailored to posture, breathing and strength training along with workshops and beginner courses. Only a 4 minute walk from AMLI 900.

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Try the local Chicago chain of neighborhood gyms, Chicago Athletic Clubs! Gym memberships feature amenities such as rock walls, swimming pools and Pilates reformers along with monthly or yearly memberships. The gym also features a range of fitness courses for beginners and up, featuring yoga, Pilates and strength classes. The Near West Side location is only a 17 minute walk from Catalyst Apartments or a 14 minute ride on the 20 bus line from Arkadia.

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Punch, kick and block your way to a new you with the Falcon Boxing Gym. The gym provides boxing training, weight training, drill space and kids boxing camps. Try their unique hot room boxing for an added challenge! Only a 4 minute drive from Aloft at Glen Town Center or a 10 minute drive from The Reserve Glenview.