Fitness guide: The best fitness classes, sports and gyms in NYC

Stay in shape and look great with our NYC fitness guide, featuring the hottest trends, cool classes, fun sports, workout routines, and gyms and health clubs.



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Have fun while you get in shape with social sports and off-the-wall classes at some of NYC's best gyms and studios, then test your limits with the hottest exercise trend. We also asked a parks recreational trainer for a routine to add to our suite of free workout plans.

Fitness guide

Single session fitness classes

Break a sweat—not the bank—at these no-strings-attached sessions

Personal trainer recommendations

Start sculpting that killer bod and reinvigorate your fitness routine by following the advice from these top personal trainers

Obstacle course races

We analyze the latest fitness trend and recommend classes to help you prepare.

Relive your glory days!

Find out where to play flag football and Ultimate Frisbee, or try something new.

Fitness classes

Ten fun and cool ways to stay in shape.

Workout plan

Take your fitness regime to the great outdoors (well, your local patch of grass) with this routine designed by an NYC Parks trainer.

Street fashion with NYC Pretty

Christine Bibbo Herr, the fitness-fashion blogger behind NYC Pretty, takes us on a search for stylish gymgoers.

Stylish workout clothes

Sweat in style with these fitness wares and finally say goodbye to that old gym shirt

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