Working out isn’t about dragging yourself to the gym with the old equipment anymore. Boston has a variety of unique studios that make working out exciting again. Stay in shape while you spin, box, or run – all the while listening to music with other people who are also passionate about fitness and health. If you find yourself in a workout rut, try out a fun new class like Black Light Yoga or barre.
B/SPOKE is the best indoor cycling studio around Boston. You can take their signature full-body workout class that incorporates cardio, hand weights, and core work, all on a spin bike with a great playlist to match. You can also try out their live DJ ride for even more motivation or rock out during a Hip Hop class.
B/SPOKE Studio, 101 Federal St, Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 951 9900
MyStryde wins the award for the most fascinating studio in Boston. Try out a one-of-a-kind treadmill class here, and make that dreaded machine fun again. The classes are small so that trainers can assist you with posture and position. The treadmills used are easy on your joints, and every participant can run at their own pace. Discover your love for running with an endurance or Open Tread class.
MYSTRYDE, 456 Hanover St., Boston, MA USA, +1 857 284 7763
YogaWorks Back Bay
YogaWorks Back Bay offers a range of yoga classes so that you can find your zen and get fit at the same time. You can try a relaxing heated core class or run through a Vinyasa flow. Community classes are only $5. There are also fun classes like Black Light Yoga or Hip Hop Yoga to add some variety to your yoga practice.
YogaWorks Back Bay, 364 Boylston St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 375 9642
The Bar Method
The Bar Method is the studio to visit if you want to build up strength and resistance. You can take a supercharged Bar Express class or try out a signature Bar Method class for a workout. Some classes focus on cardio, while others center around sculpting muscles; with such a variety, you can get in shape and have fun.
The Bar Method, 234 Clarendon St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 236 4455
If you struggle with motivation, Barry’s Bootcamp is the place for you to go and get in shape. Trusted by celebrities and A-listers alike, Barry’s workout has proven results. Once the lights go down and the music goes up, you’ll work out hard and feel good about it. The workouts are based on the day of the week, from abs to full-body to cardio, but they are always fun.
Barry’s Bootcamp, 30 Chauncy St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 857 350 4019
The Ring Boxing Club
Looking to try a new type of workout or already enjoy boxing? The Ring Boxing Club is the place for you. If you’re tired of yoga, Pilates, and running, this type of workout may be for you. Boxing is a full-body workout that builds up your strength and conditions your muscles. You can try out a free trial class, and then sign up for a 12-round boxing class or a technique workshop to learn the moves.
The Ring Boxing Club, 971 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 782 6946