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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.
The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers Sports-Minded Clubs: Best for Urban Athletes: The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers

The stadium-size Sports Center at Chelsea Piers is equal parts playground and athlete's escape, with a regulation-size boxing ring, a sand volleyball court, a quarter-mile indoor track, a rock-climbing wall, three basketball courts, a sports-drills center, and a 25-yard indoor swimming pool. Not to mention a 14,000-square-foot weight-lifting deck. There's a full group fitness schedule, and members can sign up for triathlon-training clinics or meet with sports-specific trainers. Other perks: a spa and a cafe. "Once you're inside, you forget that you're in the middle of Manhattan. There are glass windows everywhere, so you're always looking at the Hudson River," member Ann Marie Delaney says.

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