We’ve all been there at least once, some of us our whole lives. “There” being the ambition of reaching a fitness goal. Whether it’s weight-loss, muscle toning, maintaining your weight or just an over-all goal of a healthier lifestyle; we’ve all been there. When seeking the perfect way to stay active and exercise, we all have different preferences. If you live in North East Philly, there are some unique gyms and fitness centers that may be right up your ally.
If you’re a woman who feels self-conscious about working out alongside men, or you just see gym time as “me” or “girls” time; take a look at Lucille Roberts. This women’s only gym has all sorts of equipment and classes just for girls. No Boys Allowed! From treadmills to free weights, Zumba to kick-boxing, this gym has the qualities and amenities of many other gyms. Located at 7912 Roosevelt Blvd, this girls club is open from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday through Thursday; along with varying weekend and holiday hours, and a spacious parking lot.
The Aquatic Fitness Center or AFC
Got a love for water? Then check out the Aquatic Fitness Center. Located at 3600 Grant Ave, this Gym is known for its titanic aquatic fitness program. With a regular gym alongside an enormous pool there are plenty of ways to stay fit. Always open from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM during the work week. This fitness center has programs for children, adults, and even rehabilitation. With plenty of parking and easy access public transportation this is an ideal choice.
Next up? Amerikick Studios. This fitness center revolves around martial arts. From children’s classes, to adult training this gym focuses on self-defense, discipline and fun all while keeping you fit. Located at 8025 E. Roosevelt Blve on the second floor this gym is open at differing times depending on classes. There is plenty of busses and parking on this bustling street location! This gym has gotten many of its customers beyond happy with its family friendly atmosphere. You have much to learn grasshopper!
Then there’s planet fitness. This gym is known for its judgment-free zone. This gym is perfect if you’re new to the world of fitness and want a start without the pressure of others expectations. This fitness center is located at 9950 E. Roosevelt Road. One of the best aspects of this center is it is open all the time. 24/7, with spacious parking. Many newbies to fitness start her for its warm and inviting environment
As you can see if you are planning to adhere to a healthy active lifestyle there are plenty of choices. Whether you want a judgment free environment, or a fun and creative way to get the whole family moving one thing is clear. You have options.