by Michela Fitten - 0 Reviews - 13 List
Summer is just around the corner, and when the sun comes out, so does more skin--but we've found some great summer fitness deals to help you out. If you're like so many of us, trying to squeeze into last summer's wardrobe is a workout unto itself--not to mention the required cash for a roomier wardrobe or a gym membership. Thankfully, Los Angeles has more than a few fitness centers that are offering slim-priced options for new students. From yoga and spinning to full-access gym trials, it's time to take advantage of these deals to tone down your body and bulk up your wallet.
Updated: June 09, 2010
This very pink, female-only gym lets women escape the meat-market glares and unsolicited water fountain pick-up lines of other gyms. Personal trainers, Mat-Pilates, and yoga are just some of the offerings you'll find at this modestly-sized spot. Simply stop in and enjoy a free two-week trial. Just remember: Ladies only.
One part gym, one part community center, the YMCA is a jack-of-all-fitness-trades at a pauper's price: Pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, spin, yoga, core and Pilates classes, basketball and racquetball courts, free weights and machines galore. Get in on the action with a free one-week guest pass to your local YMCA and support the community.
Whether you want to spice up your run-lift-stretch routine with pole-dance cardio, channel your inner brute through kickboxing, or explore the yin and yang of your muscles, Crunch Gym offers a buffet of fitness activities and state-of-the art equipment to satiate all exercise palates. Fill in some general info at the front desk and get your free one-week guest pass whenever you want--the offer never expires!
This Montana Avenue sweat factory is jam-packed with professionals, housewives and students alike looking for an intense cardio workout including power yoga, rowing and the ever-popular spinning. There's even a foam-roller stretch class. The summer fitness deal (actually, an anytime deal): New students can enjoy an unlimited two-week spin trial for $30 (normally $17 per class)
As the largest yoga studio chain in the area, Yogaworks is perfect for those who like to rev up in the morning with Vinyasa-style yoga, or decompress after work with Iyengar or meditation. There's also Pilates, dance classes and even a tea room. Newcomers can get a two-week trial for $60. (Try the intro and beginning level classes.) This offer applies to all Yogaworks studios in the L.A. area.
Multitasking is in. One-note workouts are out. Combine your sauna session and workout in a Bikram yoga class at this Eastside favorite where you'll move through 26 yoga postures in a 110 degree room. Sweat, cleanse and tone! (Don't forget a water bottle and towel). This expensive yoga trend is offering a hot June special: One month of unlimited classes for $39 or one week for $20.