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

Here's Nashville's favorite form of exercise — and the best spots to sweat in style
Photo: GoPerformance & Fitness/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on October 16, 2019.

What does Nashville 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 Nashville'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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GoPerformance & Fitness

209 10th Ave. South, Suite 149, Citizens Protecting Revitalization

Photo: goPerformance & Fitness/Yelp

Open since 2007, GoPerformance & Fitness is Nashville's favorite strength training gym by the numbers, with 4.8 stars out of 260 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp and 2,360 fans on Facebook.

"GoPerformance & Fitness offers a customized approach to group training designed to get results fast!" states the business's ClassPass profile. "Their strength and conditioning programs are aimed at increasing performance levels, preparing for life's demands and looking your best! Programs are designed for all ages and fitness levels."

Take a look at reviews of the classes at GoPerformance & Fitness on ClassPass here.

Training Camp

400 Davidson St., Stadium Area

Training Camp | Photo: ClassPass

Also among Nashville's favorites is Training Camp, with 4.9 stars out of 505 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of five reviews on Yelp and 1,235 fans on Facebook. It's the top strength training gym in the entire Nashville metro area, according to ClassPass' rankings.

"Nashville's first gym that specializes in personal training, group fitness, a variety of mixed martial arts (MMA), youth wrestling and yoga programs," states the business's ClassPass profile.

Learn more about the offerings at Training Camp on ClassPass here.

Marathon Fitness

2907 12th Ave. South, Bellmont Hillsboro

Marathon Fitness | Photo: ClassPass

With 4.9 stars out of 567 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of two reviews on Yelp and 1,204 fans on Facebook, Marathon Fitness holds its own among the competition.

"Marathon Fitness was formed to provide a comprehensive training center and fitness environment for the greater Nashville community," explains the business's profile on ClassPass. "Their expert trainers, led by co-founders Joe Johnson and Morrison Jamison, have provided top services for everyone from football players to corporate groups, government workers and other working professionals seeking transformation in habits and improvements in fitness."

See what people are saying about the classes at Marathon Fitness on ClassPass here.

Pro Vita

1329 Sixth Ave. North, Germantown

Pro Vita | Photo: ClassPass

With 4.9 stars out of 161 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of three reviews on Yelp and 573 fans on Facebook, Pro Vita is another popular local pick.

"Pro Vita opened in the summer of 2014 and is an official CrossFit Affiliate," Pro Vita states on its Yelp page. "Co-owned by Nashvillians Kate Tong Holland and Blake Adams, Pro Vita is unique to Nashville in that it offers standalone membership with 24-hour access as well as memberships that include CrossFit classes and group and personal training."

Learn more about the classes at Pro Vita on ClassPass here.

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