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Here's Miami's favorite form of exercise — and the best spots to sweat in style

Photo: B-Fit Biscayne/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on July 19, 2019.

What does Miami have in common with New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Phoenix?

According to ClassPass' 2019 fitness trends, those cities share one most popular form of group exercise class: strength training.

Want to know where to go when it comes to Miami's most popular workout? To find the top strength training gyms in the area, Hoodline analyzed data from Yelp, Facebook and ClassPass to identify which studios are the most popular. Read on for the results.

(Bonus: You can try them all out if you're a member of ClassPass, a monthly fitness membership that provides access to thousands of different studios, gyms, and wellness offerings.)

Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.

B-Fit Biscayne

5080 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1B

Photo: ClassPass

B-Fit Biscayne is Miami's favorite strength training gym by the numbers, with 4.9 stars on ClassPass, five stars out of 21 reviews on Yelp, and 2,716 fans on Facebook.

"B-Fit Prides itself on its strong foundation of knowledge and passion in customizing training routines that will lead each client towards optimal results," according to the business' ClassPass profile. "This philosophy is applied to each one of B-Fit's members. Additionally, each member is offered monthly body composition measurements and a nutrition guideline, designed by a licensed and registered dietician specifically for B-Fit."

"B-Fit came about after three exercise physiologists who met in graduate school at the University of Miami decided they wanted to bring a higher standard of fitness to the general population," B-Fit Biscayne says on its Yelp page. "After the success of our first location in Miami Lakes, we opened a larger and more functional facility on Biscayne Blvd. Our system was designed based on scientifically proven methods to provide the most complete training and nutrition program for any fitness goal."

Learn more about B-Fit Biscayne's selection of classes on ClassPass here.

Crossfit Yellow Falcon

1930 N. Miami Ave., Overtown

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Also among Miami's favorites is Crossfit Yellow Falcon, with 4.9 stars on ClassPass, five stars out of 28 reviews on Yelp, and 1,232 fans on Facebook.

"CrossFit Yellow Falcon, like the sport of fitness, is for everyone," states the business' profile on ClassPass. "Their CrossFit class are taught by experienced CrossFit Level 1 Certified Coaches. Whether you want to get fit, lose weight, get strong, or just be part of the growing community of health conscious individuals, this is the place for you."

"Rene Viera, Owner, Head Coach and Program Director is a level one certified Crossfit coach who has lived in Miami all his life," according to the business' Yelp page. "Growing up Rene played many sports with a focus mainly on baseball and football. After high school at Westminster Christian he pursued a career in Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services."

Check out reviews of Crossfit Yellow Falcon's classes on ClassPass here.

LiveFree CrossFit

8033 Biscayne Blvd.

Photo: ClassPass

With 4.9 stars on ClassPass and 2,299 fans on Facebook, LiveFree CrossFit has garnered plenty of local fans.

"Live Free CrossFit is a the newest CrossFit gym in Miami offering CrossFit, Boot camps, Kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu, yoga, and Sport specific training classes," per the business' profile on ClassPass. "CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program designed to help people gain a broad and general fitness. CrossFit programming concentrates on constantly vaned functional movements performed at high intensity to achieve overall physical fitness so people are prepared for any physical challenge."

See what people are saying about LiveFree CrossFit's classes on ClassPass here.

SolBox Fitness Club

7101 N. Miami Ave., #107, Little Haiti

Photo: ClassPass

With five stars out of 16 reviews on Yelp and 2,218 fans on Facebook, SolBox Fitness Club is another popular local pick.

Established in 2013, "SolBox Fitness Club is a cross training studio that adds a personal touch to your exercise experience," according to the business' ClassPass profile. "Their approach to boxing and fitness is to teach the proper fundamentals and correct forms behind all exercises and movements."

"Gym owner Djinji Brown has over 25 years combined of practicing martial arts," according to the business' Yelp page. "He first began studying Aikido in NYC in 1989 that soon lead to the pursuit of Capoeira. In 1996 Brown began to study Muay Thai, then in 1998 he discovered Anderson's Martial Arts and Jeet Kune Do Concepts."

Read reviews of SolBox Fitness Club's different classes on ClassPass here.

Ferrino Sports Fitness Club

341 N.W. S River Drive, Little Havana

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With 4.5 stars out of nine reviews on Yelp and 882 fans on Facebook, Ferrino Sports Fitness Club is worth checking out.

"Ferrino Sports Fitness Club is a 7,000 square foot, private training facility, featuring top of the line equipment and world renowned trainers," per the business' ClassPass profile. "They are not just a gym but a unique training facility aiming to offer a personal approach to each of their clients. Ferrino Sports' trainers have the knowledge, skills and commitment to help each client achieve their goals."

Take a look at reviews of Ferrino Sports Fitness Club's selection of classes on ClassPass here.


This story was created automatically using ClassPass and other local business data, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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