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

Here's Phoenix's favorite form of exercise — and the best spots to sweat in style
Photo: HUB Fitness/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 20, 2019.

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

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

Want to know where to go when it comes to Phoenix'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.

Spark CrossFit

5444 E. Washington St., #3, Camelback East

Spark CrossFit | Photo: ClassPass

Open since 2014, Spark CrossFit is Phoenix's favorite strength training gym by the numbers, with 4.5 stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp and 10,932 fans on Facebook.

"Spark CrossFit is a fitness facility in Phoenix located on the borders of Tempe and Scottsdale," states the business's profile on ClassPass. "They were founded in early 2014. They are conveniently situated near the 143 and 202 freeways near the business hub of Tempe."

See what people are saying about the classes at Spark CrossFit on ClassPass here.

Rock Star Boot Camp

20635 N. Cave Creek Road, Paradise Valley

Rock Star Boot Camp | Photo: ClassPass

Also among Phoenix's favorites is Rock Star Boot Camp, with five stars out of four reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 51 reviews on Yelp and 3,565 fans on Facebook.

"At Rock Star Boot Camp, they’ve created their exclusive 9xFit workout system: A fast, no-fluff fusion of cardio, strength training and stomach flattening exercises all in one total body interval workout," explains the business's ClassPass profile. "Interval workouts have been long proven to scorch unwanted body fat nine times faster than ordinary exercise so you’ll save time, tone up and get flat abs even faster. They are serious about motivating and inspiring you."

See what people are saying about the selection of classes at Rock Star Boot Camp on ClassPass here.

Physiques Gym

Physiques Gym 2716 East Bell Road, Paradise Valley

Physiques Gym | Photo: ClassPass

With five stars out of 27 reviews on Yelp and 5,033 fans on Facebook, Physiques Gym has garnered plenty of local fans.

"Physiques Gym is a private personal training gym in Phoenix that is open to the public," explains the business's profile on ClassPass. "The gym offers memberships, personal training, group personal training and group fitness classes.

See what people are saying about the classes at Physiques Gym on ClassPass here.

Sol CrossFit

3647 E. Indian School Road, Suite 106, Camelback East

Sol CrossFit | Photo: ClassPass

With five stars out of 32 reviews on Yelp and 2,881 fans on Facebook, Sol CrossFit holds its own among the competition.

"Sol is a homegrown CrossFit gym from humble beginnings," states the business's ClassPass profile. "It started as a dream in a garage and transformed into the largest gym in Central Phoenix. They believe in supporting their members through all aspects of their fitness journey, inside and out of the gym."

Take a look at reviews of the classes at Sol CrossFit on ClassPass here.

HUB Fitness

14647 S. 50th St., Suite 181, Ahwatukee Foothills

HUB Fitness | Photo: ClassPass

With five stars out of 195 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of five reviews on Yelp and 1,567 fans on Facebook, HUB Fitness is another popular local pick. It's been open since 2003.

"HUB Fitness strives to cultivate a fit community that transforms lives by providing elite functional fitness through HIIT training, conditioning and spin classes," according to the business's ClassPass profile. "Their goal is to bring out your inner athlete to make you feel strong, empowered, and unstoppable."

See what people are saying about the selection of classes at HUB Fitness 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.