Best Gyms In Athens, GA & All Things Working Out

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Over the next few minutes you will be going on a deep dive into the best gyms in Athens, Georgia and everything you need to know about fitness and working out near you. It won’t take us long cover the full spectrum for you.

The best gyms in Athens will be the topic of our first section, but after that we still will have a lot to get to. We will talk about the best places to go for spinning and indoor cycling, as well as the best boxing and MMA gyms you will find in your area.

Up next we will get into the best pilates and yoga studios near you. Other topics on working out like bootcamps and barre exercises will be covered as the post goes along.

Of course you don’t always need to go to the gym to get a sweat in so some of the top outdoor recreation areas in the city will be listed as well. And following all of that we will talk about where you can buy sporting goods and home gym equipment in Athens.

Don’t leave before you see our area map towards the end that has all of these spots pinned, and you are also welcome to check out our other posts on working out around the Southeast at that link if you are interested.

Best Gyms In Athens

Here is our list of the best gyms in Athens for working out:

Both a pool and basketball courts are available at Athens Health & Fitness and your local YMCA. Anyone that likes to work out at odd hours can head to Crunch Fitness, Fitness @ Five, Planet Fitness, and Anytime Fitness which are good 24 hour gyms in your area.

Active Climbing is one of the best indoor rock climbing gyms near you. Zumba classes can be found at Athens Health & Fitness while other types of cardio dance classes are available at YWCO.

Athens Health & Fitness, Athens YMCA, and YWCO can provide childcare while you work out if needed.

Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes Near You

Some of the best spinning and indoor cycling classes for cardio near you can be found at:

You can also try the group spinning and indoor classes at a few spots from the best gyms list like Athens Health & Fitness and Athens YMCA.

Boxing & MMA Gyms

Fighting can be another great way to get some cardio and the best boxing and MMA gyms in Athens are:

Athens Health & Fitness and Strength & Strike Fitness are a couple of more places to find boxing classes in your area.

Yoga & Pilates Studios In Athens

There are also many good yoga and pilates studios near you to get your fitness in like:

Local yoga classes also take place at Athens Health & Fitness, Athens YMCA, YWCO, Strength & Strike Fitness, CrossFit Liberate, and X3 Sports. In addition the Athens YMCA and YWCO both offer pilates classes.

If you are after any specific pose or technique follows those links until you end up on the right studio for you. As much as we would like to give more detail when there are so many poses including vinyasa, hot, bikram hatha flow, ashtanga, power and many more it is impossible for us to break it all down.

Workout Bootcamps

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Those who need a little extra motivation can get it by going to workout bootcamps and some of the best in town are:

More options for workout bootcamps can be found at Athens YMCA and X3 Sports.

Barre Exercises

Pure Barre at 191 Alps Road #17 is a good dedicated studio and we have also linked you to Athens Health & Fitness, Athens YMCA, and YWCO who all offer barre fitness classes.

Best Places For Outdoor Recreation Near You

As we mentioned before the gyms in Athens are not the only places to workout. Many people prefer to run or ride bikes outside and some great places for outdoor recreation in this area of Georgia are:

  • Oconee Rivers Greenway
  • Sandy Creek Park
  • Ben Burton Park
  • Walker Park
  • Birchmore Trail
  • Lake Herrick
  • Truckers Trail
  • Sandy Creek Nature Center
  • Firefly Trail
  • Dudley Park
  • Bishop Park

Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Athens

You may need to buy some things that will help you work out or visit the gym, and the best sporting goods stores in Athens are:

Home Gym Equipment

If you want to buy home gyms and fitness equipment Academy Sports + Outdoors and Dick’s Sporting Goods are two places to look. By the way we have also written about:

Enjoy Working Out At Athens Gyms

Well guys, for now that is all that we have to share with you. After reading about all of those gyms, spinning classes, yoga studios, outdoor recreation spots, and places to buy equipment for working out near you you should feel a lot better about what comes next. We will be back often to update this page so that these lists stay fresh.

If you think we got something wrong or if you have any of your own local fitness tips to add please use the comments at the bottom of this post to let us know. Have fun visiting the best gyms in Athens, Georgia or working out in whichever way you prefer.

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