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Here's where to find the top strength training gyms in Raleigh

SoCap CrossFit | Photo: Adam B./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on August 14, 2019.

Want to know where to go when it comes to strength training in Raleigh?

Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro, the city boasts lots of great strength training options to consider in and around Raleigh.

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.

CORE Fitness Studio

1105 Capital Blvd.

CORE Fitness Studio | Photo: ClassPass

CORE Fitness Studio is Raleigh's favorite strength training gym by the numbers, with 4.9 stars out of 7,434 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 18 reviews on Yelp and 1,625 fans on Facebook. It's the top strength training gym in the entire Raleigh metro area, according to ClassPass' rankings.

"CORE Fitness Studio offers personal training, group fitness and nutritional guidance," explains the business' profile on ClassPass. "Expect challenging and engaging workouts, motivating instructors and an inclusive community environment that will leave you stronger both mentally and physically."

"JoJo Polk is co-owner of CORE and a former professional athlete with more than eight years of experience in the fitness industry," according to the business' Yelp page.  

See what people are saying about CORE Fitness Studio's offerings on ClassPass here.

12th State CrossFit

807 Hodges St.

12th State CrossFit | Photo: ClassPass

Also among Raleigh's favorites is 12th State CrossFit, with 4.9 stars out of 15 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 10 reviews on Yelp and 1,958 fans on Facebook.

"Cliff Kohut recently finished his Bachelor's degree in Sport Management and Sport Science at N.C. State," according to the business' Yelp page. "He has been coaching CrossFit for the past several years. Now as co-owner, he strives to develop unique and challenging programs to fit the needs of his clients."

Learn more about 12th State CrossFit's classes on ClassPass here.

SoCap CrossFit

1399 Capital Blvd.

SoCap CrossFit | Photo: ClassPass

With 4.7 stars out of 15 reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of two reviews on Yelp and 485 fans on Facebook, SoCap CrossFit has garnered plenty of local fans.

"SoCap CrossFit is a CrossFit gym in Raleigh," states the business' profile on ClassPass. "It offers CrossFit, CrossFit Light, yoga and mobility classes."

Read reviews of SoCap CrossFit's different classes on ClassPass here.

Personally Fit Individualized Training

301 N. Boylan Ave., Glenwood South

Personally Fit Individualized Training | Photo: ClassPass

With 4.5 stars out of 39 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of two reviews on Yelp and 763 fans on Facebook, Personally Fit Individualized Training holds its own among the competition.

"Personally Fit is outfitted with state-of-the-art weight training equipment," states the business' ClassPass profile. "It is dedicated to providing a unique and personalized workout each and every time out. From treadmills and ellipticals to TRX and BOSU balls, it knows how to get to the heart of your personal fitness achievements."

Learn more about Personally Fit Individualized Training's 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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