Getting in shape is the number one resolution that people make each year. So we decided to help you out by listing the top five gyms in Miami.
Equinox is known throughout the country as the premier fitness center. With a motto like "It's not fitness, it's life," Equinox isn't just a gym, it's a lifestyle that includes group fitness classes, yoga and signature personal training program. Every member gets their very own "MyEQ" account, where you can sign up for classes online and track your weekly workouts. Equinox has something for everybody in their pristine fitness centers with state-of-the-art equipment, spa facilities and shop.
Equinox Aventura: Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., 305.935.9514
Equinox Coral Gables: The Village of Merrick Park, 370 San Lorenzo Ave., 786.497.8200
Equinox South Beach: 520 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.673.1172
2 The Sports Club/LA
The Sports Club/LA is committed to helping its members achieve their personal fitness goals. The 45,000-square-foot facility offers the ultimate health resource with extensive fitness and Mind Body programming, access to experienced private trainers, group fitness instructors, nutritionists, physical therapists and more.
Four Seasons Tower at 1441 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305.533.1199; www.thesportsclubla.com
3 M Cycle Gym
If you live in South Miami and you're looking for a quaint neighborhood gym, then the best place to work out is M Cycle Gym. The intimate facility means you get the best classes and trainers in a tight-knit community of fitness enthusiasts.
6114 South Dixie Hwy., South Miami, 305.665.7787; www.mcyclegym.com
4 Metropolis Fitness
A relatively new addition to Coral Gables, but because it's new, you'll find the most advanced facilities, state-of-the-art equipment with personalized TVs in every machine, juice bar, child day care and more. You can sign onto their Web site and download a one-week guest pass to check it out for yourself.
1430 Madrgua Ave., Coral Gables, 305.722.6000; www.metropolisfitnessandspa.com
5 David Barton Gym
The New York fitness guru David Barton as opened his Southern outpost of DavidBartonGym at the Gansevoort hotel in Miami Beach. The club boasts the largest gym floor in all of South Beach, with two floors of cardio, combat and boxing club, 10 different types of yoga, swimming pool and more. And now, just for the month of January, you can waive their enrollment fee.
Gansevoort Miami Beach, 323 Collins Ave., 305.534.1660; www.DavidBartonGym.com