New Year, Better You
HERE'S TO THE HOLIDAYS: WE ATE, WE DRANK, WE CELEBRATED...AND NOW WE'RE CURSING AT OURSELVES IN A STRUGGLE TO FIT INTO OUR FAVORITE PAIR OF JEANS. YEP, IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR WHERE WE STOP THINKING ABOUT SUGAR COOKIES AND START THINKING ABOUT HOW TO LOSE THE 15 POUNDS WE ABSENTMINDEDLY GAINED DURING THE HOLIDAYS. BUT BEFORE YOU GOOGLE, "HOW TO LOSE 10 POUNDS IN A WEEK," LOOK THROUGH OUR TOP PLACES TO WORKOUT IN DETROIT. AFTER ALL, 2018 IS THE YEAR OF A BETTER YOU! SO DITCH THE FAD DIENTS AND BREAK A SWEAT!
1224 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226
Breathe in, breathe out, reset, and restore! Yoga is a great way to build strength without the immediate risk of injury. Check out Citizen Yoga for a variety of classes, workshops, and retreats. Whether you want a deep stretch or a focus on strength/cardio, there’s a class out there for everyone. Instructors are very knowledgeable and provide helpful corrections during class. If you are new to citizen yoga, check out their “New Student Special” (5 classes for $25).
2501 Russell St, Floor 3, Detroit, MI 48207
If you’re looking for a high energy workout to kickstart the New Year, boxing is the way to go. Jabs Boxing Gym located right in Eastern Market offers classes for all fitness levels. Start with the basics to learn technique and fundamentals, workout with a personal trainer, or try a kickboxing class. Jabs offers discount passes and memberships, and a free first class! Check out their website for more information on classes and pricing.
2217 Franklin St, Detroit, MI 48207
For tone, lean muscles, barre is a great and worthwhile exercise class! Utilizing a combination of pilates, yoga, and dance, Detroit Barre offers challenging classes that will help you achieve your 2018 fitness goals. Their “New Student Special” offers two classes for $19, which is 50% off retail price.
1401 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
Located in the heart of Detroit, the Boll family YMCA offers monthly individual and family memberships to their facilities including: gym, swimming pool, running track, climbing wall, basketball court, group classes, and more. With its vast amount of activities for all age groups and free childcare for members, it’s a wonderful option for families. Pricing plans vary. You can visit the website for more information and to schedule a tour!
1438 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
TBFDetroit workout facility will help you achieve your fitness goals wherever you are on your journey. The supportive staff prides themselves on being a no attitude, judgement free, and committed to helping others live healthier lifestyles. At TBF you can opt for a personal trainer or small group training. Other offerings include: nutritional coaching, corporate fitness, posture correction, and more.
All this talk of working out and I’m ready for a drink. Who’s ready to meet me at Sugar House for a Manhattan? #workhardplayhard
Candice Simons, j'adore Detroit