Best Fitness Classes in Pittsburgh

Tired of running on the treadmill or doing the same old workout at the gym? There’s plenty of other options when it comes to getting your workout in! From cycling, to yoga, to interval workouts and more, we’re covering all the bases when it comes to our favorite exercise classes in Pittsburgh.

Zenergy

6139 Spirit Street – East Liberty
We’re a big fan of Zenergy at Walnut Capital! Clip in and experience spin class in a way unlike any other in Pittsburgh. With the music turned up and the lights turned down, this class will feel more like a party than a workout… but you’ll still be drenched in sweat and burning calories! The Zenergy workout is specifically designed to strengthen the body, the heart, and the mind while burning maximum calories.

Orange Theory

5841 Penn Ave. – East Liberty
Backed by the science of Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (or EPOC), Orangetheory’s heart rate monitored training is designed to maintain a target zone that stimulates metabolism and increases energy. They call it the afterburn. Members burn an estimated 500 to 1,000 calories in 60 minutes and keep burning calories for up to 36 hours after!

3 Minute Fitness

2600 East Carson Street – South Side
Functional Interval Training is a fast paced and extremely fun style of training.  Thirty minutes of all out effort is all it takes to achieve a sweat drenched, heart pumping, muscle shaking workout.  They’ll warm you up and stretch you out, with a little bit of rest in between.  Their circuit is perfectly balanced to build cardiovascular endurance and gain muscle strength while improving your balance, flexibility and agility skills.  All of which are very important when it comes to investing in a well rounded fitness routine.

Shape Training

5877 Commerce Street – East Liberty
At Shape Train, you’ll step into a training atmosphere that was crafted with quality, value, and personal achievement in mind. Created by former professional athletes, the environment is thick with energy and the passion for progress. Prepare to be appropriately challenged from your first visit and beyond.

Amazing Yoga

730 Copeland Street – Shadyside
Set in a heated room, Amazing Yoga offers dynamic classes focused on balanced movement with emphasis on both strength and gentleness. Regardless of your age, flexibility or strength, Amazing Yoga has a class to meet and honor you where you are. Amazing Yoga is accessible to anyone with the right attitude and can help you reduce stress, lose weight, heal injuries and emotional turmoil, increase focus and much more.

Ascend

2141 Mary Street – South Side
ASCEND Pittsburgh is a bouldering-centric, indoor rock climbing gym in Pittsburgh’s Southside neighborhood. Beyond bouldering, ASCEND offers roped climbing on a 24-foot-tall wall featuring 20 climbing stations with a mix of auto-belays and top-ropes. Cross-training is also a big part of ASCEND, so be sure to explore climbing-specific training and fitness equipment or drop in on one of their yoga or fitness classes.

Steel Revolution

731 Copeland Street – Shadyside
Whether it’s your first ride or you’re a longtime spin master, when you’re with Steel Revolution you instantly become a member of their sweat team. They’ll push you outside of your comfort zone, challenge your mind and change your body.

Elevate

5247 Butler St. – Lawrenceville
Elevate will immerse you in a journey that engages all five of your senses. It begins with what you see: their inspiration wall builds you up and electrifies your workout. It touches you the moment you grab onto the handles of their VersaClimbers – their signature, get you into the best shape of your life, fitness equipment. It finds your sense of smell through evocative, aromatic candles. It motivates you in the sounds of their playlists, filled with inspiring lyrics and a beat that never quits.

Pittsburgh FIT

210 Thomas St. – East Liberty
Pittsburgh FIT’s training regimen is designed to be sustainable. By using precise positioning and basic movement patterns – push, pull, bend, twist, lunge, squat – plus flexibility work, they create a structural integrity in your joints and muscles that will allow you to do things you never imagined.

 

 

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