Rec Center Reconsidered: It’s Time to Change Your Stereotypes About the Gym

24 Hour Fitness Review
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* Big gym chains like 24 Hour Fitness are making a comeback
* More convenient than boutique and hotel gyms
* Studio classes that cost a fraction of the price

24 Hour Fitness has quietly become one of the best places to workout.

Big name gyms have gotten a bad rap. Yes, some are certainly not worth paying for (or even stepping foot in), but some provide the same classes, state-of-the-art facilities and supportive environment as high-priced boutique gyms or studios. 24 Hour Fitness has become one such gym, offering intense martial arts, yoga, conditioning and cycling studio classes. Instead of paying upwards of $30 for a single studio class, 24 Hour members only pay a small monthly fee (which starts at $30 a month).

Find a 24 Hour Fitness Location Near You

Besides the obvious (and surprisingly huge) convenience of being open 24 hours, the fitness giant’s many locations is another huge plus. Whether you’re at home or traveling and looking for a place to get a decent workout, you’re never too far from a full service gym. Even though some hotels offer great gyms, a bad gym while traveling is always a risk – and an excuse not to workout. With a 24 Hour membership you can stop into any of their 400 locations and workout like you’re back home.

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