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Fitness

The Best Gyms in America for Every Workout

We polled fitness pros and active readers across the country to find the hottest body shops around. Whether you're looking for the perfect place to drop pounds or lift weights, make like a pretzel, or save dough, check out our top 20 list.
Institute of Human Performance Sports-Minded Clubs: Best Functional Fitness: Institute of Human Performance

This family-run facility delivers some of the best training in the biz, regardless of what level athlete you happen to be. Just 7,200 square feet, the open studio caters to competitive athletes, weekend warriors, and regular Janes looking to lose weight. Founder Juan Carlos Santana serves as a consultant to the industry's strength-equipment manufacturers, so the space has the latest machines. Classes are intimate, with about 10 people in each using stability balls, resistance bands, and other functional training tools. "I'm a busy mother with two children, and the club created a plan that works perfectly for me and my schedule," says member Valerie Gotay, a National Judo Champion.

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