We've got some good news for night owls: Thanks to all-day/all-night hours at some of the best gyms and fitness classes in NYC, it’s now possible to squeeze a workout into those late-night and early-morning time slots. Don't fret about location, we've listed spots accessible for every borough, from 24 hour Fitness with its locations in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx, to the Rock Health and Fitness Club in Astoria, a staple for Queens residents. So, gym rat or first-timer, now is the perfect time to get one your fitness kick. No really, right now!
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The New York branch of this small chain opened in 2006 and lets you work up a sweat round the clock. Classes in Spinning, yoga, Pilates, Zumba, boxing and other aerobic exercises start as early as 6:30am and run until 9pm, but free weights and top-notch cardio equipment (each machine is equipped with a DirecTV monitor) is available at all times. Fees include all classes, towel service and a free apple on the way out the door. Ludlow is open 24 hours on weekdays.
In addition to plentiful cardio equipment such as treadmills, elliptical machines, Arc Trainers and exercise bikes, all branches offer extras like tanning and massage chairs; select locations also include red-light therapy booths and hydro-massage beds. Visit planetfitness.com for more information. Planet Fitness is open 24 hours on weekdays until 11pm Friday.
The Rock Health and Fitness Club is a gym located in Astoria, equipped with saunas and steam rooms for members. The space is more than 30,000 square feet and offers free nutritional and fitness counseling with any membership. The gym is open 24 hours throughout the week, Saturdays from 7am to 9pm and Sundays from 7am to 8pm.
Synergy Fitness Clubs have locations throughout NYC. Synergy offers free group fitness classes and flexible membership options, and the space has been recently upgraded to be more eco-friendly with self-powered cardio equipment and low-demand fluorescent lighting. Many of its gyms are open with 24-hour service between 6am Monday and 11pm Friday.