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

Here's Detroit's favorite form of exercise — and the best spots to sweat in styleThe Wise Decision. | Photo: Marcus T./Yelp
Published on September 04, 2019

What does Detroit 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 Detroit'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.)

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The Wise Decision

3100 Guoin St., Rivertown

The Wise Decision | Photo: ClassPass

The Wise Decision is Detroit's favorite strength training gym by the numbers, with 4.9 stars out of 30 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of one review on Yelp and 806 fans on Facebook.

"The Wise Decision Performance & Wellness Center is a state of the art, 25,000 square foot fitness center that provides a variety of programs and services," states the business's ClassPass profile. "The Wise Decision is a health and fitness company that provides personal and group fitness training programs to all walks of life. Their comprehensive programs combine the benefits of fitness training, nutritional support and motivational coaching to help people lose pounds, inches and improve overall health."

See what people are saying about the different classes at The Wise Decision on ClassPass here.

SOS Fitness

16915 Livernois Ave., Fitzgerald

SOS Fitness | Photo: ClassPass

Also among Detroit's favorites is SOS Fitness, with 4.7 stars out of 17 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of one review on Yelp and 921 fans on Facebook.

"SOS Fitness is a community driven fitness studio that empowers its members and surrounding community," per the business's ClassPass profile. "They take a three-prong approach to fitness. Understanding that the mind, body and spirit must work together to paint a complete picture of health."

"SOS Fitness was established with the intent to uplift the community and empower its residents through exercise and promoting health of the mind, body, and soul" SOS Fitness explains on its Yelp page.

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

Vibe Ride

1026 Randolph St., Downtown

Photo: Vibe Ride/Yelp

With 4.9 stars out of 14 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of one review on Yelp and 402 fans on Facebook, Vibe Ride has garnered plenty of local fans.

"Vibe Ride enables and empowers its members to define fitness for themselves by building a fitness community dedicated to consistent improvement in an open, supportive and dynamic environment," explains the business's profile on ClassPass. "They offer a range of classes, including the pound, barre and indoor cycling for all fitness levels. Their talented and supportive fitness coaches are here to help you achieve your health and wellness goals."

"Vibe Ride burst onto the Detroit fitness and small business scene as the vision for transforming the experience of exercise in Detroit came to life," Vibe Ride explains on its Yelp page.

"Vibe Ride is part of the Vibe Ride family that includes fitness studios specializing in indoor cycling and other rhythm-based exercises that started in Atlanta, Georgia in 2015," according to the business's Yelp page. "Vibe Ride is the only studio in the city to integrate rhythm riding, real time performance technology and strength training in a state of the art facility with breathtaking audio visual effects."

Check out reviews of the offerings at Vibe Ride on ClassPass here.

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