Bikini season is here! Are you ready? If not, no worries! Here are the best gyms in LA to get your gorgeous self ready to bare all.
If Equinox is the big daddy of all fitness clubs, then it's West L.A. location is at the very top of the City of Angels food chain. This club features four fitness studios, indoor pool, tennis, hot tub, basketball court, members lounge, restaurant, bar, cafe, executive locker rooms, barre studio, Pilates, valet parking, pool cabanas and a sundeck. Keep in mind the locker rooms are freshly stocked with eucalyptus towels and Kiehl's products and you've got a club where you can take the best classes, be among truly beautiful people AND socialize. The only question here is: why aren't you a member already?
1835 Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles (310) 473-1447
2 Orangetheory Fitness
Orangetheory Fitness takes its name from the belief that the color orange evokes energy, youth, and vitality. The science behind the program is excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), which means that your body will continue to exercise AFTER you've exercised. After your 60-minute workout here, you'll have experienced top-of-the-line equipment, an upbeat atmosphere and motivational trainers.
11661 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles (310) 694-5656
3 Tracy Anderson Method
Tracy Anderson's Brentwood studio occupies an 8,500-square-foot, Windsor Smith-designed space with multiple studio rooms, which feature advanced sound systems and highly-specific temperature and humidity controls to facilitate the best results. In addition, the facility offers the newest versions of the method’s custom apparatuses, such as the Tracy Anderson’s patented, Iso-Kinetic Band System and The Super G Floor. There are men’s and women’s locker rooms, complete with organic skin and hair care products, along with complimentary valet parking from the woman responsible for making Gwyneth Paltrow's and Madonna's bodies the way they so perfectly are.
11918 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles (310) 207-8751
Training at Crunch is like a big party for those who are serious about losing weight. There are live DJs to get you motivated whether you're with your personal trainer, in the ride studio, on the Pilates reformer, doing yoga or taking a pole dancing class (yes, you read that right). In addition, you'll find a pretty sweet locker room with Bliss products, a steam room, hundreds of classes and free Wi-Fi.
8000 Sunset, 8000 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles (323) 654-4550
5 The Gym on Nemo
The Gym on Nemo doesn't offer memberships—it's private training only—but it's a place you'll definitely want to sign up for when you realize that owner Fedele De Santis is the guy responsible for making Cameron Diaz and Charlize Theron look their beautiful best. In addition to the personal training De Santis offers, you'll try your hand at Pilates and boxing at a space that's the ultimate in discretion for extremely private VIPs.
9041 Nemo St, West Hollywood (310) 247-8817