Now that it is three days into the New Year, it’s time to start working on those resolutions. If one of your goals for 2011 is to get in shape, the first step is selecting a great fitness facility. From trampoline jumping to TRX, here are a few of the best and most unique fitness clubs in San Francisco.
1 Sports Club/LA-San Francisco
This is by far the best gym in San Francisco. This massive 127,000 square foot facility houses a full basketball court, 25 yard indoor swimming pool, plus dedicated boxing, yoga and pilates studios. In addition the gym offers 120 classes every week run by a group of expert trainers. This gym is so all inclusive they even have their own upscale spa and hair salon.
747 Market St, San Francisco, 415.633.3900, www.mpsportsclub.com/clubs/san-francisco/index.php
2 TRX Training Center
TRX is a suspension training exercise system that uses one’s own body weight to help develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. The TRX Training Center offer a variety of classes throughout the day for users at any level. They are currently offering a deal, three classes for $45, so new members can experience their facility.
1650 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, 415.655.4797, www.trxtrainingcenter.com
3 Mission Cliffs Climbing & Fitness
This gargantuan rocking climbing venue is the original Touchstone Climbing location. With their 50 foot high lead wall, 14,000 square feet of climbing terrain, 2,000 square foot of bouldering, and over 80 top and lead topes, you will never lack a challenge. They also have performance indoor cycling, yoga, and boxing classes to round out your total body workout.
2295 Harrison St, San Francisco, 415.550.0515, www.touchstoneclimbing.com/mc.html
4 Polk Street Boxing Gym
This boxing gym is a great facility for both training fighters and those seeking a great workout. They offer a variety of classes including their four week morning Fitness Boxing Boot Camp which is guaranteed to kick your butt into shape.
1436 Polk St, San Francisco, 415.440.8269, www.polkstreetboxinggym.com
5 House of Air
At House of Air, you will have the most fun workout of your life. Their massive 42 trampolines warehouse facility runs a variety of classes including their “Air Conditioning Workout Class” for general fitness and “Training Ground Fueled by Naka Athletics”, which helps teach and refine trampoline gymnastics skills. Will all the fun of bouncing on trampolines, you will forget you are even exercising.
926 Mason St, San Francisco, 415.345.9675, www.houseofairsf.com