Health Clubs in New York City

THE 10 BEST New York City Health/Fitness Clubs & Gyms

Health/Fitness Clubs & Gyms in New York City

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Health Clubs • Yoga & Pilates
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
Health Clubs • Yoga & Pilates
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
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  • LookingForLowKeyLuxury
    New York City, NY100 contributions
    Soul Cycle has the best indoor spin classes, with no comparison to all the competition. It is a dance class on wheels, with the best instructors around. They are also the most obnoxious and greedy, and have become increasingly so over time. If you don't mind spending over $5K a year, that allows you to ride in the back of the room in back of all the people willing to lend the company $3500 ($70 a class) who generally don't know the routine as well as many others in the back. With each update of the mobile app and website, it has become increasingly clear that Soul Cycle plays games with bike assignments, reserving the front row not just for people willing to pay more, but also teachers pets. After 10 years of spinning loyally here, I can no longer get into most of the classes I have been taking for 10 years (unless i want to pay double), and now they have a new program called Soul Early, whereby they allow anyone to pay $15 extra to also book before the rest of us. In my opinion, Soul Cycle is taking for granted to subscription value of my business, and it dawns on me that I know all the routines by heart since I now ride in the back with my eyes closed! Hmmmm I can just get a spin bike at home, and do the memorized routine at home, duh and done. It appears that everyone is doing this, because it is so easy to get into mid-week classes, and impossible on weekends, I think I will follow the leaders and only go to soul when it is a Master Instructor at a prime time, and hey how about a discount on all those mid-week classes that are now empty?
    Written August 30, 2019
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  • TCave
    Rochester, NY27 contributions
    I had them do everything. I didn’t care about the cost as I needed some serious attention. I was taken back quickly, the scents and ambience was really relaxing and the temperature was warm without being too hot. It’s cold outside so this too was a welcome retreat. Worked for an hour on me and I couldn’t be happier. Now I’m ready for some Christmas shopping.
    Written December 22, 2018
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  • Autumn M
    Stamford, CT3,423 contributions
    I love equinox classes. There are so many great instructors. Especially Amanda Young. The location is great. This isn't the largest equinox but it is nice.
    Written April 6, 2017
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  • Julie S
    1 contribution
    I started at this location 4 years ago and immediately signed up for unlimited monthly membership and I was hooked. I have never been a fan of the mundane gym work out so I knew classes were for me and by far this was my favorite class and I really saw results. I transferred within that year to their Chelsea location as it was closer to work and it was super simple. They took care of all the details.
    Written August 26, 2019
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  • Birgitta-Kenneth
    Solna, Sweden1,483 contributions
    It is a combination of one of the best transit centres we have seen and a megashop store and it is built in a very exquisite way.
    Written June 8, 2023
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  • Carlo G
    4 contributions
    Many trainers are experts on fitness and exercise. What sets Momentum apart is that they are truly concerned about your progress towards your goals. Marco has made it his personal mission to make sure that I reach my ideal weight. Not only does he vary our workouts to make sure I'm receiving the optimum benefits from the exercise, but he also fixed the nagging pain in my lower back that I've been dealing with for years now.
    Essentially, he has changed my outlook on exercise; I used to think that it was optional, but because of Marco, I realized that exercise and smart eating are mandatory in order to be an active, healthy person. It takes a special trainer to change someone's perception, and Marco and his team at Momentum are exactly that.
    Written August 18, 2014
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  • Minoolifediary
    Los Angeles, CA287 contributions
    I love this boxing place, it’s totally different than the usual boxing classes which are in my opinion too masculine but this is good for both men and women. Their instructors are really full of energy and fit and supper helpful. I had no idea about boxing and were able to pick it up really fast in the first session. There are two parts to the class, one side is the boxing side with the punching bags that are really unique cause unlike the other bags it’s filled with water so when you punch it, it won’t bounce too much and the water absorbs the shock, the other side has benches that you’ll lift some weights and pushups etc instructed by the instructor ( this part was harder than the boxing part).
    Written December 29, 2019
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  • L J
    Oklahoma, United States139 contributions
    I had a 60 min. Defy massage and added on hot stones, glutes and head/neck which brought it to a 90 min. massage. This is a cute place. My massage was very relaxing. Lots of cool products in the front lobby. I would recommend this spa.
    Written October 14, 2021
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  • carito51
    San Juan, Puerto Rico3 contributions
    It was the first time I attended a Soul Cycle Class. Personnel very attentive, everything very clean and the class was very good. I went two days!!! It will be my go to place for exercise in NY.
    Written December 7, 2016
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  • Dena R
    10 contributions
    This was an amazing experience! I went in for 2 classes during my week in NYC, and will discuss each below:

    First, an intermediate conditioning class; super intense, but in the best way. Despite the girl on reception being, frankly, pretty rude, the trainer could not have been more friendly and encouraging. The other 'athletes' were extremely welcoming, and supportive. It really was an 'everyone wants everyone to win' vibe. The class was challenging, but the trainer was sure to ask whether anyone was injured, and was happy to make adjustments where possible to support those who were injured. Sick playlist, and just a great facility overall.

    The second class I attended was a lower strength day. While this was enjoyable, I will say it was not my preferred way to train. I strength train solo at home, and while I prefer to do HIIT/conditioning in a pair or group, lifting alone is 100% more my thing. Once again, the trainer could not have been better, and the girls i was grouped with were so lovely. But, due to the nature of training in groups, there was not enough time to fit in sufficient volume, and rest periods were far longer than I'd have liked.

    Overall, I loved my experience at Tone House - if i find myself back in the city (which I very much hope I do), I'd certainly book in for another conditioning class, but I would give the strength sessions a miss based on my own preferences.
    Written June 10, 2022
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  • KKW1234
    Hatfield, MA2 contributions
    I was looking for a jump-start on a fitness plan without traveling too far from home. Smart Workout offered just the right program. I had never done anything like this before so I didn't know what to expect.

    I loved the Smart Workout Fitness Vacation!

    For me the highlights were:

    *all meals at the spa or on the town were pre-planned to be nutritious and 1,200 calories per day, they were delicious and more than satisfying ( I am much more aware of my daily calories now and came away with some great new recipe and snack ideas)

    *the gym is a boutique style, very warm and welcoming

    *the staff is professional, caring and lead outstanding classes!!!

    *wide variety of classes to choose from

    *challenging exercise program, that can be easily modified to suit your needs

    *hotel accommodations are spacious, comfortable, upscale and very convenient to the gym, you are in the heart of NYC!

    *informative nutrition and cooking class (great fun!)

    *NYC entertainment, it varies with each program, but we experienced a limo ride, trendy NY bowling, salsa dancing lessons, a guided walk through Times Square, etc

    We worked hard and were exhausted by the end of each day. The variety of classes made the hard work manageable. I loved being in NYC, I felt like a New Yorker while I was there and I came home with many calories burned and a refreshed state of mind ! I will definitely return!

    ~Kathie
    Written April 28, 2012
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  • Traveling Man
    9 contributions
    I strongly advise against going to this gym! I decided to cancel my membership due to the unsanitary conditions and outdated equipment. However, to my surprise, months after cancelling, I received a notice from Aldous & Associates Attorneys at Law, a legal firm based in Utah, claiming that I had an outstanding balance with the gym. Perplexed, I immediately contacted the gym to seek clarification. I spoke with Jackson, who informed me that they were too preoccupied to provide me with a proper explanation. This experience has left me deeply dissatisfied and questioning the professionalism of this gym..
    Written January 12, 2024
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  • Kate L
    3 contributions
    They use the buzz words….yoga, Tai Chi but it is just to get you in the door. They will pressure you for expensive memberships and seminars. Google Dahn Yoga. They have rebranded the name. The goals are the same but a little more discreet. Not recommended
    Written October 11, 2023
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  • Gary E
    New York City, NY60 contributions
    One of the finest boxing gyms in New York City!

    Overthrow is as unique a facility as the building its housed in. Google the history and you will understand. The ownership, the various staff and the boxing instructors are all extraordinary in their own way. Drop by and visit and sign up for a class ... beginners welcome at all times. One of the owners is a world boxing champion x 3 (and she is beautiful) as is another instructor.

    They have a wonderful and diverse mission.

    And great merchandise to honor your participation ... its as much an experience as it is a gym.

    And they have a new Brooklyn site now open.
    Written March 4, 2018
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