If your workout routine is getting a little stale, we get it. Fortunately, we have an abundance of innovative, fun, heart-pumping gyms and workout studios in the San Diego area. Tap your inner athlete and check out these five best fitness studios in North County to find your favorite.
The name gives you a clear explanation of this studio’s specialty. Yoga Six, located on Calle Barcelona in Carlsbad, offers a variety of yoga classes to improve your body and mind.
Whether you’re a beginner or a more advanced yogi, there are classes for every skill level. Deep Stretch and Flow classes are often recommended for beginners while those who are experienced can try power yoga. Besides different types of yoga classes, Yoga Six also offers boot camp classes for people who want to build strength and agility. Childcare is available from 8:30a.m.-11:30a.m. during the week.
Physical Culture 101
Physical Culture 101 in Leucadia is for those who aren’t afraid of hard work to get results. You’ll find high-intensity training here complete with CrossFit Elite Training, TRX Suspension and Rogue Fitness Cages.
A dedicated team of trainers will help introduce you to the equipment so that you can work out and get the maximum benefit. You can choose a general membership or one that includes CrossFit. If you’re new to CrossFit, take advantage of a complimentary class held on Saturday mornings.
If you’re looking for treadmills and elliptical machines, you won’t find them here. At Pure Barre in Carlsbad, workouts are focused on using a ballet barre to do small isometric exercises to burn fat and build muscle.
Founded by dancer Carrie Rezabek Dorr in 2001,Pure Barre has grown to become the largest barre franchise in the United States. There are more than 460 different locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Those who have taken Pure Barre classes say they feel stronger and have seen their bodies transform. Classic classes are offered along with Pure Empower classes which incorporate ankle weights and a small platform.
The Movement Lab
The Movement Lab in Solana Beach teaches a variety of dance and yoga classes to get you physically fit.
For the past three years, this boutique style movement studio has beentaking exercise to a new level with classes like Cardio Hip Hop, Barre Beats, Vinyasa Sculpt and even Burlesque. You don’t have to be a dancer to be able to take these classes. All skill levels are welcomed to come and have some fun while getting fit. Membership options vary depending on the number of classes you want to take. The Movement Lab also offers classes for kids as well as childcare.
Working out at Elevate Training in Solana Beach is unique because trainers here use the Lagree Fitness Method.
This method is taught on exclusive technology developed by fitness visionary Sebastien Lagree. This equipment aims to integrate cardio, strength, endurance, body composition, and flexibility in each individual movement. Get fit with your choice of three different types of workouts offered at Elevate Training.
The full body workout does just that; it works your entire body in 40 minutes using the state-of-the-art Megaformer machine. The Elevate Cycle class will have you sprinting, climbing, and jumping to music. If you want a balance of exercises, the Elevate Combo classes combines hard core cycling with exercises on the Megaformer. Different membership options are available depending on how many sessions you want monthly.
Fitness studios in North County have something for everyone. What are you waiting for? It’s time to get a move on and take a step towards better health.