Whether you’re already working an established fitness program, or have vowed that this will be the year that you start one, area gyms and fitness centers in Chillicothe, Ohio, have a program to fit your needs. Men and women, young and old, couch-potatoes and fitness fanatics – Chillicothe has a facility and personal trainer to accommodate them all. No more excuses! Grab your gear, recruit a workout buddy, and get started today.
Chillicothe Fitness & Racquet Club
Located at 1245 Western Ave., Chillicothe Fitness & Racquet Club sports a fitness area with a large assortment of cardio equipment and weights, but also four indoor tennis courts available for use by members, and for instruction. The two professional tennis instructors on staff offer group lessons as well as one-on-one. Yoga, spin, Zumba, and pilates are just some of the the classes available at CFRC, so the whole family can get in on the action. Memberships are available on a monthly or annual basis with rate packages for individuals and families. Hours of operation vary by day and are available on the website, or call 740-773-4928.
Body Zone Total Fitness, Ltd
If it’s one stop total fitness you’re after, Body Zone might be right up your alley. Located at 11 Executive Center Dr. in Chillicothe (across from the Shell Station on Western Ave.), personal instruction and group fitness programs are available for all ages and levels of fitness, and you can even get your hair done at the salon on site. Chiropractic services and physical therapy are also available. Purchase membership by the month or year, with no contract required. Corporate discounts available for many organizations. Call 740-779-1300 for pricing and other information.
Mike’s Paint St. Gym
Do you know what you want to do, and just want to do it? Mike’s Paint St. Gym has the equipment and the space for you to do your own thing. There are no group classes, but personal trainers are available if needed. Conveniently located downtown at 70 N. Paint St,. the gym is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so there’s no excuse that there isn’t a facility open that fits your schedule. Massage therapy is available on site, so you can work the kinks out after your workout puts the kinks in. Monthly membership starts at just $30, making it affordable for anyone. Call 740-774-2582 for more information.
If you want something with a little more variety and intensity, CrossFit could be it. Perfect for the go-getter who wants a challenge, the CrossFit program is a favorite of the military and law enforcement, but can be modified for anyone, at any fitness level. Unlike traditional fitness programs that utilize cardio or resistance machines, CrossFit leans toward simple equipment like free weights and kettlebells, and encompasses running, jumping, throwing, and even basic gymnastics. Chillicothe has two separate CrossFit Affiliates in town:
CrossFit Chillicothe , located at 227 Renick Ave. 740-412-1808
CrossFit Incognito , located at 1245 Western Ave. 740-525-5967
More from Marie Anne:
How Television Turned Me Into a History Lover
Dogs of the Titanic: An Untold Story
What to Consider Before Renting Out Your House