Feel the Burn with NYC’s Hautest Workouts

Despite the arctic-like conditions outside, now is not the time to hibernate and give up on your New Year’s fitness resolutions! If you’re feeling stuck in a rut, a new exercise routine is just what you need to stay motivated. Haute Living has rounded up the city’s hottest workouts to help you stay on top of the fitness cliff (and, of course, get ready for swimsuit season).


Barry’s Bootcamp
135 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
(646) 559-2721

Put a kick in your step—and definition in your abs—with high-intensity circuit training that burns 1000 calories in a single workout. Fifty minutes goes by in the blink of an eye when you’re doing cardio spurts and strengthening exercises to the pulse of fast-paced music and nightclub lighting.


Antigravity Aerial Yoga
The Holding Space
49 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 604-9766

Test your personal boundaries with an antigravity yoga workout that stretches, strengthens and lengthens your muscles as you dangle from the ceiling in an aerial hammock. Float, fly and laugh your way though a total body workout that soothes the nervous system and quiets the mind.


Surfset Fitness
Sports Center at Chelsea Piers
20th St and Hudson River Park
Pier 60, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10011
(212) 336-6000

Dreaming of white sand beaches and sun-filled days? Then hop on a stationary surfboard for 45 minutes of high-intensity interval training inspired by the California pastime. Challenge your body in new ways through duck-dives and pop-ups and build the endurance, strength, balance and agility of professional surfers, minus the tan.


Church Street Boxing
25 Park Place
New York, NY 10007
(212) 571-1333

New York City’s largest “fight gym” caters to men, women and children of all skill and fitness levels, and even served as the training ground for Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis. Whether you are looking to get in shape or get into the ring, Church Street Boxing offers a variety of group classes including Muay Thai Boxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


103 Warren Street
New York, NY 10282
(212) 406-1300

Some call it spin therapy, others call it an endorphin high, but however you choose to describe your experience, SoulCycle has definitely made its mark on The Big Apple and continues to be the indoor cycling choice for celebrities and athletes alike. The blaring beats and contagious energy make it impossible to walk away without breaking a sweat and feeling the buzz.


Physique 57
2109 Broadway #206
New York, NY 10023
(212) 259-0570

This ballet-based workout will re-sculpt your body and give you the visible results that you deserve. By performing small and controlled movements like muscle-defining arm exercises, intense thigh and seat sequences, waist chiseling abdominal moves and fluid stretches, you’ll definitely feel the burn—and burn 700 calories in a single workout! After your body is done shaking, it will thank you.


420 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
(802) 858-4283

CrossFit encompasses the three major domains of fitness—strength, conditioning and skills—through a combination of high-intensity, functional movement workouts (like squats and push-ups). Motivating coaches are always on hand to offer tips and tricks and help you push yourself to new limits.