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Best Gyms in
Wilmington
2020

Why These Gyms?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Wilmington 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.

4ever24fit

4ever24fit is the only 24/7 gym in Leland. The facility is open every day of the year, and members can use a coded keycard to enter and use the gym whenever they want. Clients have access to cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights as well as personal training and group classes. New members receive a one-on-one session free of charge.

Fit4Life Studio, LLC

Fit4Life Studio, LLC is a Wilmington gym which features one-on-one personal training, group trainings, and VIP services for film industry professionals, actors, and actresses while filming in the area. Clients can take classes for Body Fat Loss, Muscle Tone, Functional Training, and Boot Camp. Aside from getting in shape, patrons aim to lower cholesterol, lose weight, increase energy, and lower blood pressure.

Wilmington, NC 28403

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FitMo

FitMo is a gym in Wilmington that provides “a safe, comfortable, and positive training experience for everyone.” The company maintains a nonjudgmental and nurturing atmosphere for individuals who want to improve their quality of life, and it tailors the programs to the health and wellness goals of each client. The well-appointed facility has the resources to run various one-on-one and group programs, and the classes involve weight loss, stamina building, and even socializing. Fitness Motivation holds a certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and it draws insight and operational direction from the lady owner, who earned her bachelor’s in health and physical education, with honors, and her master’s in education, majoring in exercise and sports science, from the University of North Carolina.

Wilmington, NC 28401

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Fitness Fusion

Fitness Fusion is a Burgaw gym. Patrons have access to massage services, nutritional counseling, membership for ages 14 and over, cable TV, fitness assessment, free wi-fi, certified instructors, group fitness, healthy shakes. Classes available include Zumba, Body Attack, Bodypump™, Fit Over 50, Cardio Blast, Pilates, Kardio Kickboxing, R.I.P.P.E.D., and Yoga.

Monty’s Boot Camp

Monty’s Boot Camp is a women-only fitness center in Wilmington. Clients come to the gym to lose fat, increase their metabolism, burn calories even after exercise, eat right, decrease stress, and decrease fat-storage hormones. Workouts include a 3-in-1 combination of strength, cardio and core training. Owner Monty Miller has almost 20 years of experience as a personal trainer and weight loss specialist.

Wilmington, NC 28403

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The Port City Boxing & Fitness/Friends of Boxing, Inc.

The Port City Boxing & Fitness/Friends of Boxing, Inc. has been a Wilmington gym since 1974 and is home to the USA Amateur Olympic Boxing Club. People do not have to compete to train at the club. Port City is a non-profit organization which aims to provide a gym to inner city, underprivileged children and promote the physical and mental benefits of exercise and health. The Port City women's team has won numerous US amateur national championships in recent years.

Wilmington, NC 28403

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TOPS Athletics

TOPS Athletics provides fitness services to residents in the Wilmington area. Clients have access to strength conditioning, personal training, clinical metabolic testing, and paddle board excursions. TOPS also offers sports medicine services to improve performance and recover from and prevent future injuries. The center's staff includes Certified Personal Trainers, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists, Performance Enhancement Specialists, Corrective Exercise Specialists, Licensed Athletic Trainer, and a Registered Dietitian.

Wilmington, NC 28405

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Wilmington Lady Fitness

Wilmington Lady Fitness provides gym facilities and wellness services to women. Every new member gets an orientation and free personal training consultation. Trainers consider each member's health, medical limitations, injuries, and fitness goals. Group classes include Interval Training, Step, Zumba, Spin, Kickboxing Golden Girls, Body Blast, Pilates, and Yoga. Clients also have access to tanning, an infrared sauna, and childcare.

Wilmington, NC 28412

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