Rev up for 2019 with Charlotte's top 5 gyms

Rev up for 2019 with Charlotte's top 5 gyms
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By Hoodline - Published on January 02, 2019.

Looking for a new gym to try? One of these may just become your regular hangout.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top gyms in Charlotte, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to exercise your options.

1. First Wind Cycling & Fitness

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Topping the list is First Wind Cycling & Fitness. Located at 1930 Camden Road, Suite #120, in Wilmore, the fitness studio, which offers barre and cycling classes, is the highest rated gym in Charlotte, boasting five stars out of 28 reviews on Yelp.

2. Gracie Barra

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Next up is Southside Park's Gracie Barra, situated at 3324 South Blvd. With five stars out of 23 reviews on Yelp, this Charlotte outpost of the national Brazilian jiu-jitsu and personal training gym has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Flywheel Sports

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Providence Park's Flywheel Sports, located at 2907 Providence Road, Suites #103 and #104, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the barre and cycling class spot 4.5 stars out of 54 reviews.

4. Dowd Branch YMCA

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Dowd Branch YMCA, an all-purpose gym in Dilworth, is another go-to, with four stars out of 92 Yelp reviews. Head over to 400 E. Morehead St. to see for yourself.

5. Charlotte Athletic Club

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Over in Downtown Charlotte, check out Charlotte Athletic Club, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 25 reviews on Yelp. You can find the all-purpose gym and group fitness class spot at 101 S. Tryon St., Suite #200.