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What's Your Favorite Gym of 2009?

What's Your Favorite Gym of 2009?

When the economy took a hit last year, so did gym memberships, a trend that continued into 2009. But national gym chains lured people back by offering major discounts like no enrollment fees and limited membership programs.

Though many of you patronize a locally owned gym or work out at home, some opted to sweat it out at a national health club. Whether it was for its fees, classes, or up-to-date equipment, which of these gyms gets your vote for best of 2009?

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meshafe meshafe 6 years
Exhale Spa! Core fusion has changed my life (and my body!)!
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 6 years
So... 24 hour fitness is awesome... cause um, my monthly membership fee = $24.99... so I did the math... and since I go there EVERY SINGLE DAY for 2 hours... on a daily basis I pay: 6 CENTS!!!
dani19 dani19 6 years
lifetime is amazing !more like a spa
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 6 years
YWCA (Asheville!)
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 6 years
YWCA (Asheville!)
Soniabonya Soniabonya 6 years
I belong to 24 and enjoy the classes they offer (weater aerobics, zumba, 24lift, pilates, shadow boxing) and the number of locations they have. I've got 6 all in driving distance, granted 2 are super deluxe sport which i don't have membership to, but i like them. though i don't like the spin bikes at several of the locations. if they got new bikes and offered some classes at better times i would be all over it. I miss my 24 hr gym, my spin bike and my cycle instructor. guess i should shell out the extra $10 a month so i can be able to go to the super sport he now instructs at.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 6 years
I belong to 24 and enjoy the classes they offer (weater aerobics, zumba, 24lift, pilates, shadow boxing) and the number of locations they have. I've got 6 all in driving distance, granted 2 are super deluxe sport which i don't have membership to, but i like them. though i don't like the spin bikes at several of the locations. if they got new bikes and offered some classes at better times i would be all over it. I miss my 24 hr gym, my spin bike and my cycle instructor. guess i should shell out the extra $10 a month so i can be able to go to the super sport he now instructs at.
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 6 years
NYSC!!! not even listed!!
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 6 years
NYSC!!! not even listed!!
littlekaren littlekaren 6 years
I don't know if it is my favorite, but I had to vote for Gold's Gym, just because I belong to it! I also had a membership at Gold's when I lived in the midwest, so I guess I've joined twice. That's a good sign I think.
michlny michlny 6 years
Equinox rox!!
michlny michlny 6 years
Equinox rox!!
kimmieb124 kimmieb124 6 years
Lifetime Fitness spoiled my husband and I for all other commercial gyms. They have so much equipment and great classes that are never overbooked. Lifetime is always clean, staff members are friendly and helpful, and it's open 24 hours eveyr day so we could always find time to go. We don't belong to a gym now because we have a home gym, but if we were to go back to a gym, we'd definitely go back to Lifetime.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 6 years
I cancelled my membership to LA Fitness earlier this year because I didn't like the environment... It seemed like more of a singles bar then someplace to get a good workout. I caved and bought a membership to Gold's Gym a few days ago and can definitely say I'm happier there. It's motivating to be around people who take exercise seriously.
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