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Best Gyms
in Tampa
2020

Why These Gyms?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Tampa Gyms on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Beast Athletics

Beast Athletics is a gym in Clearwater that commits to “motivating, educating, and inspiring our athletes to reach optimal levels of performance and balance in sports and life.” The studio has 4,000 square feet of space for training, and its top-of-the-line equipment includes TRX® machines, BOSU balls, slam balls, sandbags, tires, and hammers. Some of the programs are strength training, conditioning, and weight loss, and it holds boot camps for people of any age and practice level. Health and fitness enthusiasts can call or e-mail the staff to schedule a tour of the facility and find out more about the gym's policies and registration procedures. Beast Athletics carries the Trainers Elite Network brand of supplements.

Clearwater, FL 33765

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FitSmart Weight Loss and Training Centers Tampa

FitSmart Weight Loss and Training Centers Tampa is a health and wellness club in Oldsmar that is part of the FitSmart™ network. The types of classes include the nationally recognized FitSmart and FitSmart TurboFit programs, mixed martial arts, non-contact and kick Muay Thai, and Brazilan jiu-jitsu. FitSmart Weight Loss and Training Centers Tampa gives free introductory sessions for kids and adults, and newcomers can call the staff or fill out the online form to book an appointment. The website offers useful information on exercise and nutrition, and the studio runs a specialized online meal planning system. The open gym operates from Monday to Saturday for members and drop-ins, and Sundays for members.

MMFitness

MMFitness is a gym in Tampa, Florida, that has been in business since 2011. Founded by former University of South Florida defensive back Micah Morgan, the gym's goals are to empower its clients to push past their comfort zones and strive for healthy lifestyles. MMFitness provides private group training and one-on-one sessions, as well as boxing lessons. The gym's online nutrition program includes assistance with meal planning and food logs.

8602 Temple Terrace Hwy
Tampa, FL 33637

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Netpark Fitness Center

Netpark Fitness Center is a health club in Tampa that offers personal training sessions and group exercise classes. One of the featured programs is called the Sodexo, which helps transforms clients into their own personal trainer. The Sodexo coaches teach clients how to use the machines, and they also provide them with the necessary knowledge and resources to create a customized plan for strengthening the body and following an ideal lifestyle. Netpark Fitness Center holds classes in body sculpting, boot camp, kickboxing, spin, yoga, and Zumba®. Newcomers can call the staff to know more about the studio's current specials, or to get their free three-day pass.

Tampa, FL 33610

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Powerhouse Gym

Powerhouse Gym is a fitness center in Tampa that is part of an international chain of wellness clubs. The programs include Les Mills™ Bodyattack, TRX® Suspension Training that the US Navy uses, Tangoflex®, cardio boxing, indoor cycling, and sunrise yoga. The studio has a cross training facility with features like the Marpo Kinetics rope machine, monkey bars, kettlebells, neck-training chains, beer kegs, and its own version of the famous Santa Monica Stairs. Powerhouse Gym offers franchise opportunities, and it has an online store that sells merchandise like t-shirts, tanks, workout bags, caps, wrist wraps, and boxing gloves. The membership packages start at $49, and the center also provides tanning, massage, and nutrition consultation services.

Rock Bottom Fitness

Rock Bottom Fitness is a personal training studio in Tampa that has been around for more than a decade to help people attain their health and wellness goals. The facility offers individualized 90-minute sessions in a private boutique-style gym, and it has state-of-the-art equipment to aid in the program. A client of more than five years writes, “After taking the time to evaluate my strengths and weaknesses, [the Rock Bottom Fitness owner] put me on a schedule that included aerobic activity, machines, free weights, and one of the area's original 'boot camp' programs.” All Rock Bottom Fitness coaches are certified personal trainers.

Tampa, FL 33609

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Tampa Strength

Tampa Strength is a health and wellness club in Tampa that caters to people young and old. The owner holds a Bachelor's in Exercise Science from the University of Tampa and a Master's in Exercise Physiology from the University of South Florida, and he has more than 20 years of experience in coaching scholastic athletes and making proactive contributions to the fitness industry. The club provides sports performance, golf fitness, and personal training, and the instructors design the programs according to each client's interests and objectives. A discus thrower writes, “Before I started working out with [my Tampa Strength coach], I could not even bench 100 pounds. After using his innovative training techniques, my bench press reached 315 pounds...and my quickness and speed [had improved].”

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