Portland's top strength training gyms, ranked

Portland's top strength training gyms, ranked
Photo: Fulcrum Fitness/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on August 28, 2019.

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

As luck would have it, there are plenty of first-class strength training options to check out in and around Portland.

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.)

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Fulcrum Fitness

3934 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., King

photo: Fulcrum Fitness/Yelp

Fulcrum Fitness is Portland's favorite strength training gym by the numbers, with 4.8 stars out of 2,393 reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of 61 reviews on Yelp and 813 fans on Facebook. It's the top strength training gym in the entire Portland metro area, according to ClassPass' rankings.

"Fulcrum Fitness believes that healthy people are happy people," explains the business's ClassPass profile. "And what better way to get healthy than by attending one of their renowned boot camps? More fun than any fitness class and more effective than traditional gym workouts, Fulcrum Boot Camps are scientifically designed to burn calories, build strength and increase endurance."

Learn more about the different classes at Fulcrum Fitness on ClassPass here.


1218 N.W. Marshall St., Pearl District

photo: Revocycle/Yelp

Also among Portland's favorites is Revocycle, with 4.8 stars out of 1,763 reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of 49 reviews on Yelp and 745 fans on Facebook.

"Revocycle is a powerful new indoor cycling program that merges the body awareness of yoga and barre — the amazing cardio of cycling and the mindfulness of pedaling precisely to the rhythm of positive, uplifting music," explains the business's ClassPass profile. "And just like in your yoga or barre practice, their experienced and passionate instructors pay attention to form and help you tune in to the body so that you can maximize your workout and avoid injury."

"Revocycle is the next generation indoor cycling program and the very first in the country to use freewheel indoor cycles," its Yelp page continues. "Every spin bike ever made is fixed-gear, which means the 50lb flywheel is powering your legs around with its momentum."

Learn more about the classes at Revocycle on ClassPass here.

CrossFit 503

6050 S.W. MacAdam Ave., Suite B, Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill

CrossFit 503 | Photo: josh b./Yelp

With 4.4 stars out of eight reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of seven reviews on Yelp and 1,119 fans on Facebook, CrossFit 503 has garnered plenty of local fans.

"CrossFit 503 is committed to making a difference in their clients lives through extraordinary training and support," states the business's profile on ClassPass. "They want to transform the idea of going to the gym from something you have to do into something you get to do."

Learn more about the selection of classes at CrossFit 503 on ClassPass here.

Homegrown Fit

4330 N.E. 37th Ave., Beaumont-Wilshire

photo: Homegrown Fit/Yelp

With 4.3 stars out of 11 reviews on ClassPass and 482 fans on Facebook, Homegrown Fit is another popular local pick.

"Homegrown Fit is made up of Northeast Portland people looking for a little adventure ad fun in their workouts," continues its Yelp page. "We are self-proclaimed 'regular people' who are each looking to level up their lives in some way. Some are training for 10 consecutive push-ups on their toes, others are trying to break 100 in four minutes."

Read reviews of the different classes at Homegrown Fit on ClassPass here.

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