The hardest part about going to the gym is getting yourself off the couch and away from your Netflix! Whether you’re an avid gym-goer or want to start working out today, there are amazing gyms in Tampa that maybe you didn't know existed. So how do you decide which one will fit all of your needs and help you feel motivated to go? Well, that’s what we’re here for! 

Check out this list of the best gyms in Tampa for newbies who need a little bit of extra motivation to get off the couch! 

Crunch Fitness

With three Crunch Fitness locations in Tampa, it’s a great place to go when you work in South Tampa but live near Channelside or just want a great atmosphere to work out in. When you first sign up, they have exceptional deals on private training sessions and group fitness classes. Their motto is “No Judgment” so you can feel free to work your booty out with no one around you watching you or judging you if your form is a little off. Workout in a no-judgment zone at Crunch Fitness, it’ll make you feel invigorated and inspired to return! 

Planet Fitness

We’ve all seen the commercials about picking stuff up and putting it down, so what’s stopped you from signing up? With some of the best prices in the workout industry, Planet Fitness is just a few miles away! With three Tampa locations, Town n Country, Temple Terrace, and North Tampa, these no judgment zones will have you excited to return. Join for just $10/month with no commitment, so you can cancel at any time. Workout till you’re sore the next day because Planet Fitness is open 24 hours a day! 

Pure Barre

Barre is a hybrid fitness workout class that combines ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and strength training! It might look easy, but you’ll feel it the next day. At Pure Barre most of their classes start with a warm-up of push-ups, tricep dips, and planks before moving to barre to focus on your lower body. If you’re new to Pure Barre, or even barre, the Foundations class is a great place to start. Their small group class setting will introduce you to the basic movements of Pure Barre and build confidence as you discover how all the benefits it has to offer. Stop by their location in SoHo today to give your body an intense full-body workout! 

CAMP Tampa

CAMP Tampa was created by the owners of the Ciccio Restaurant Group, so you know it’s going to be a quality workout. At CAMP Tampa, they offer cycling, yoga, circuit, HIIT and stations for high-intensity workouts. If you’re new to CAMP they want you to know that they created a place where you can try new things, push your boundaries, make new friends and connect with old ones. CAMP is so much more than a fitness studio. It’s an adventure. Join CAMP Tampa today to learn that a workout can be more than just sweating and wishing it was over! 

Life Time Athletic

If you live in Westshore and are looking for a new place to workout, you might be able to convince yourself you’re going shopping when you head to Lifetime Athletic on the side of International Plaza. Lifetime Athletic was built from floor to rooftop to be your home away from home. Workout with like-minded individuals in a space designed to inspire you to move!  The location by International Plaza has a spa, child center, kids academy, camps, personal training, pilates and yoga for you to try! So if you aren’t sure what kind of workout you’ll enjoy, you can find it at Lifetime Athletic. 

Gold’s Gym

If you’re looking to transform your life from couch potato to fitness guru, a membership at Gold’s Gym will give you access to all you need to make that change! With state-of-the-art facilities, a variety of group classes and the world’s best personal trainers, Gold’s Gym can be the place you go to reach all of your fitness goals. This 24-hour gym in Egypt Lake-Leto gives real people real results with their Zumba, spin and boot camp classes so join in on the fun and sign up today! 

Bayshore Fit

If working out close to home is essential and you live in South Tampa, check out Bayshore Fit. When you sign up online, you receive a free personal training session! So learn all the proper techniques and form so you can reach all of your fitness goals. Something unique about Bayshore Fit is that they have both indoor and outdoor training areas, so if you’re training for a 10K, you can learn to stand the heat and humidity at Bayshore Fit. Owners Beth Scanlan and Jeff Fink have brought together all their favorite things from gyms where they’ve trained – no long-term contracts, a friendly vibe, the very best equipment, real expert training, and a relaxed and unintimidating environment. 

Still not sure which one of these gyms to sign up for first, check out the full listing of gyms in the Tampa area on 813area. After all, we are your go-to source for all things local in your favorite city!

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