Burn Off Those Holiday Calories at These Gyms in Downtown St. Louis

Whether you want to work off those Christmas cookies or you’re starting a 2019 fitness transformation, Downtown St. Louis has some legit gyms to get your fitness fix. From group classes to intense one-on-one bootcamps, there’s no shortage of opportunities to build a better you in the Lou.

House of AthletiX

915 Olive St. (Syndicate Building) St. Louis, MO 63101

Originally established in Long Beach, California, founders DJ and Melissa Singleton have now introduced their premium fitness training to the Gateway City. At HoA, you can choose between a variety of workout regimens including personal training, buddy/group training, dance cardio, online training, and more. No matter what you choose, you’ll always have DJ Singleton on your side to hold you accountable.

Fitness Factory

1220 St. Charles St., St. Louis, MO 63103

Fitness Factory lives up to its name: this is a 15,000-square-foot, full-service athletic club in the heart of Washington Avenue’s Loft District. From endless amenities to custom nutrition advice, Fitness Factory is a one-stop health shop. And with classes like Hip-Hop Cycling, 6-Pack Lunch, and Butts, Guts, and Cuts, you’ll not only ramp up your metabolism and get toned for summer, you’ll have fun doing it.

YMCA at the MX

605 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63101

The recently-renovated YMCA at the MX has everything you and your family need for a complete wellness experience. Not only does the Y have all-new equipment, it offers youth development programs, tutoring, camps, and all sorts of volunteering opportunities. Your membership will also grant you access to any of the 24 YMCA branches in the Greater St. Louis area.

Broadway Fitness

100 North Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102

Whether you’re a fitness newbie or a certified gym rat, Broadway Fitness will help you become your healthiest self. Too cold to train for that 5K outside? Broadway’s personal trainers will keep you on track, indoors. Want to hit the gym instead of carry out during your lunch break? Take advantage of group bootcamp or kickboxing. No matter your choice, those holiday calories won’t stand a chance.

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Dominic Vaiana

Dominic Vaiana is a writer in St. Louis.


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