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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Capital City Boot Camps

Capital City Boot Camps is based in Lincoln and strives to understand the needs and goals of each member to help them achieve their fat loss results through intensive group and personal training. The team’s passion is to create results and change lives by educating both men and women on the benefits of fitness and nutrition and to help them achieve healthier lives with proven methods of training, positive reinforcement, and support in an enjoyable and fun atmosphere. Founder Mike Bevard is a certified personal trainer, fitness professional, martial artist, and entrepreneur who is also the President and Founder of Impact Performance Systems. Capital City offers a number of class and training schedules to fit all lifestyles as well as a 21 day free trial for new members. Past members rave about the welcoming atmosphere and community environment as well as the results-oriented fitness programs.

Lincoln, NE 68510 (402) 405-2797


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Fit4Lincoln is a gym and fitness center in Lincoln focused on boot camps, toning and personal training. The gym’s mission is to educate and help individuals learn to live a healthy lifestyle by stressing nutrition and exercise and addressing factors that contribute to obesity. Fit4Lincoln aims to provide a unique environment in which anyone can be comfortable and to offer a diverse, judgement-free atmosphere where an active lifestyle can be built. The expert team aims to help members reach their specific fitness goals through a range of personal training and fitness classes and they specialize in working with people of all ages, fitness levels, and body types. Fit4Lincoln is a results-based gym and they have a money-back results guarantee. Member testimonials praise the staff for their knowledge and support and their ability to work with all types of people to achieve individualized goals.

Lincoln, NE 68510 (402) 570-8890


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Good Life Fitness

Good Life Fitness and N-10sive Boot Camps is Lincoln's premier fitness facility with two locations serving customers in the metropolitan area. Good Life Fitness offers over 100 fitness boot camps and group fitness classes a week, as well as a spacious and modern cardio and weight room, a women's specific weight room, free child care, and a staff that is motivated and knowledgeable. The personal training team specializes in senior resistance training, injury prevention, high intensity interval training, new mom training, mobility, company wellness, post rehabilitation training, youth sports counseling, and more. Good Life Fitness was voted in Men’s Fitness magazine as the “Top Gym in Nebraska” and one of the “Top 50 Gyms in America” and it was also named a “Lincoln’s Choice Award” by the Journal Star. The gym offers a free weekly trial to new customers.

Lincoln, NE 68502 (402) 434-4444


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Goodyear Fitness Center

Goodyear Fitness Center was established in 1982 in Lincoln to enhance the health of customers in the Northeast Lincoln area and Goodyear Associates. Goodyear Fitness’ amenities include a number of group classes including Boot Camp, Yoga, BURN Intensity, Pilates Tone, Circuit Training, Step Combo, Spin, Seniors, and more. Their updated and modern facility offers a range of cardio equipment, dumbbells and weights up to 120 lbs, and a full service weight room with a deadlift area. The gym also provides a women’s only fitness room. In addition, the team works in conjunction with the Silver Sneakers program designed to help older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. Goodyear’s membership packages include a variety of pricing options customized for individuals, families, students, and senior citizens and does not charge initiation fees.

Lincoln, NE 68507 (402) 464-5000


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Phoenix Training Systems

Phoenix Training Systems is a locally-owned gym and fitness center in Lincoln that focuses on small groups and personal training. Founder Lonny Liss is a former competitive swimmer who completed 12 months of training at the National Personal Training Institute and spent two years training clients and learning cutting-edge techniques. Phoenix Training Systems offers over two dozen training sessions weekly for an affordable monthly rate and also limits group training to less than six people in order to provide personalized exercise programs that meet each client's’ individual goals. The team of personal trainers specialize in maximizing muscle gain, fat loss, transforming metabolism and more and have worked with members at all different fitness levels and ages. The gym’s functional training approach combines circuit training and repetition-based exercises in combination with tools like TRX training, bodyweight exercises, resistance bands, and kettlebells.

Lincoln, NE 68516 (402) 802-2752


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Pure Fitness

Pure Fitness is located in Lincoln and focuses on the pillars of attitude, nutrition, exercise, supplementation, and accountability. Founder Mike Miller has been involved in the fitness industry since 2002 and became increasingly frustrated at the poor standards of many personal trainers and gyms. He was tired of seeing clubs where sales numbers were more important than results, personal training standards were poor, and qualified instruction was difficult to find. He set out to create Pure Fitness to counter this trend, and offers a variety of affordable plans to meet the customized needs of each member. The gym offers a two week kick-starter experience as well as packages that include unlimited team training for a year or month-to-month in small groups or class settings. Pure Fitness’ mission is to deliver their clients the best results with the best coaching and a supportive and positive community.

Lincoln, NE 68507 (402) 937-4344


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S.W.E.T. Zone

S.W.E.T. Zone is a personal training and group fitness center based in Lincoln that offers modern training equipment and classes. The team at S.W.E.T. focuses on taking a personalized approach to helping clients with all of their exercise, fitness and health needs. Before starting a workout program the trainers schedule a one-on-one meeting to evaluate each client’s strengths and weaknesses before developing a beneficial workout routine to match their specific goals. S.W.E.T. specializes in using a combination of exercise, nutrition and healthy lifestyle practices to help clients improve all aspects of their physical and mental wellness. Founder Vida Sanchez is a Lincoln native and has many years of personal training experience under her belt and a background that includes fitness training, strength training, professional bodybuilding, boxing, and ultimate fighting.

Lincoln, NE 68522 (402) 476-0195


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