U Street between 14th and 15th Street, NW
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NUBOXX’s website says:
“NUBOXX doesn’t look or feel like any other boxing gym. The space was designed around the NUBOXX mission: to be open, welcoming, and to create a strong, supportive community of boxers of all experience levels. The sport of boxing is not only about the fitness and conditioning, but it’s a skill set and an art. (more…)
Thanks to Craig for sending from Equinox coming to Mount Vernon Square/Chinatown:
“Dedicated to the art, science and style of living well, the Equinox fitness clubs in Washington are transforming the experience of gyms in the DC-area. With soothing spas, exclusive boutiques and innovative classes that test your limits, these health and wellness sanctuaries deliver a holistic approach to looking and feeling your best. Truly, Equinox represents the Washington, DC fitness experience at its finest.”
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A bunch of new gyms have popped up over the last few years so let’s have at it! Where’s your favorite? An old standby or one of the new spots? Who do we have these days – Vida, Orange Theory, Soul Cycle, F45, Rumble, CorePower, illumin8, Solidcore, Equinox, EPIC, Washington Sports Clubs, Planet Fitness, Pulse House of Fitness, Forze, Mint, Barre3, Lagree Fitness Gym, the Crossfits, Bodymass gym, Urban Athletic Club, Authenics Fitness Studio, Election Cycle, Barry’s Bootcamp, Balance Gym, District Pilates, Sweat DC, Cyclebar, Off Road DC, NUBOXX, Cut Seven, Cycled!, Flywheel, Blast, Gold’s Gym any Results gyms still exist? Who else? Where do you go?
501 H Street, NE
Thanks to SMF for sending. Core Power has other D.C. locations in CityCenter, Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Glover Park and Tenleytown.
Update when we get an opening date.
2001 M Street, NW
From a press release:
“On Friday, April 12, Rumble, the boxing-inspired group fitness brand, will open its first Washington, D.C. location at 2001 M Street NW (between Dupont and West End).
Rumble‘s signature 45-minute, 10-round strength and conditioning class is based on the sweet science of boxing and has become the nation’s hottest group fitness concept. Rumble operates multiple locations in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia and, in addition to the new D.C. studio, is expanding to Palo Alto, Chicago, Boston and Brooklyn.
950 F Street, NW
Thanks to Elizabeth for sending the update:
“The new yoga studio taking over the old Sculpt location, Illumin8, is opening March 21st.
There will be a grand opening special of 30 days of unlimited classes for $39.”
Their website says:
“We are a yoga studio for fitness lovers and a fitness studio for yoga lovers. Our mission is to revolutionize the way people experience yoga by providing challenging and empowering classes that will leave you feeling strong inside and out. Our environment of candlelight, heat, and music – combined with our top-notch customer service – will provide you with a consistently uplifting and positive experience. (more…)
Rendering courtesy of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation by Shalom Baranes Associates.
From a press release:
“The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation (Cafritz Foundation), developers of the Fort Totten mixed-use development project Art Place, today announced that the lease has been executed for an approximately 40,000 square-foot 24 Hour Fitness club located at Art Place at Fort Totten. This will mark the first 24 Hour Fitness location in D.C. and sixth 24 Hour Fitness club in the Metro region, expanding on its successful footprint across Maryland and Northern Virginia. The 24 Hour Fitness is slated to open within the next few years. (more…)
3412 Connecticut Avenue, NW
The big gym news continues. Following word of Rumble likely opening their first D.C. space in April and an Orange Gym coming to 14th Street near Arepa Zone and Balance Gym comes news of another Orange Gym location – and this one in a long vacant space in Cleveland Park!! Last Friday we spoke about all the vacant spaces that we couldn’t believe were still vacant. (more…)