Let’s Get Fit


Where: 2920 NE 207th St., Suite 105, Aventura

What: It’s all about the aptly named Red Room at Barry’s. Top-flight instructors get your heart pumping on the treadmill and focus on different muscle groups during strength training, amid rhythmic beats and, yes, red lights, during a balanced workout session that lasts roughly an hour—and that burns upward of 1,000 calories.

Website: barrys.com


Where: Locations in Delray Beach, Boca Raton (3), Fort Lauderdale and Pinecrest

What: Thanks to advanced technology, Body20 packs the benefits of a two-hour fitness routine into 20 minutes. The boutique studios deliver customized one-on-one training that incorporates an electro-muscle stimulation suit. The targeted stimulation, according to Body20, produces some 150 times more muscle contractions than a typical workout.

Website: body20.com

Midtown Athletic Club

Where: 2300 Royal Palm Blvd., Weston

What: This resort-style facility, one of the region’s premier (and most all-encompassing) athletic clubs, spans the fitness world with its offerings. Guests have access to 25 tennis courts, outdoor swimming, a basketball court, state-of-the-art gym equipment, and a variety of cycling, cardio, and group exercise classes. There are also classes for kids; a spa with steam, sauna and massages; and an on-site bistro.

Website: midtown.com/weston

Say Fitness

Where: 449 S. Federal Highway, Deerfield Beach

What: The personal trainers at Say Fitness tailor their approach to the client, establishing specific goals—followed by specific plans to reach those goals. Offerings include massage therapy; stretching; individualized fitness, gym, and resistance training; testing for body-fat, strength and cardio; nutrition and lifestyle assessments; and much more.

Website: sayfitness.com

Sol Yoga

Where: 835 NE Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 48 NW 25th St., Suite 104, Miami

What: Feel the burn, and the bliss, at the franchise founded by Cathy DeFrancesco. Standout yoga instructors at both locations lead classes under infrared panels that warm the room to just above 90 degrees, resulting in a full-body detox during vinyasa flow classes (of varying intensity) and hot Pilates sessions. Benefits include weight loss, stress reduction and improve muscle/joint motion.

Website: solyogaflorida.com

Ultimate Workout

Where: 5173 S. University Drive, Davie

What: Longtime fitness professional and owner Casey Librizzi, and her team of world-class instructors, present 60-minute “ultimate” workouts that combine strength and cardio training. The full-body sessions incorporate interval training on the treadmill, VersaClimber and other devices, as well as weights. In addition, the facility offers Pilates, P3 Cycle, barre, and hot yoga classes; kids yoga; and even music and sensory classes for children from 3 months to age 5.

Website: ultimateworkout.us


Where: Locations in Aventura, Brickell, Coral Gables, and South Beach

What: These next-level health clubs with luxury amenities offer a little something for everyone. The Aventura location, for example, boasts 67 classes in a given week—in 11 categories that range from boxing and martial arts to cycling and yoga (the South Beach location hosts Moonlight Yoga on the beach). There are studios for group fitness, yoga, cardio and cycling, as well as a full-service spa, a juice bar, and a café.

Website: equinox.com/clubs/florida

The Office

Where: 5907 NE 27th Ave., Fort Lauderdale

What: Owner Jamie Maitland and her instructors push you to the limit with group classes designed to “maintain the perfect balance of consistency and confusion for your muscles.” In layman’s terms, that means you’re in for exhilarating sessions that use boxing heavy bags, ballet barre, light weights and heavy weights and more, all complemented by mood lighting and pulsating music.

Website: theoffice954.com

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