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Get Fit in Baltimore this 2023 and Beyond

Posted January 17th, 2023 fitness, virtual exercise classes

If you made it your New Year’s resolution to get into shape, Baltimore is home to tons of fitness studios that can provide you with the opportunity to get fit in new and exciting ways. Start trying out various fitness studios throughout Baltimore to challenge yourself and find the perfect fit for you! 

Open Gym/Training

Luminary Gym

Be sure to check out this well-equipped gym right in your own home! You can enjoy a stunning view while working out in the rooftop fitness center, including a nice swim in the rooftop infinity pool in the warmer months. You can also take advantage of the yoga studio for your own practice, or join in on a live session with certified yoga instructors. Regardless of how you want to work out, the Luminary gym has all of the equipment and space you could need at a convenient location that makes working out easy and stress-free! 

Merritt Clubs

Merritt Clubs has various locations throughout Baltimore that each offer a range of options for you to participate in. You can get training, either personal or group, to help you strategize the best way to reach your fitness goals. By signing up for the array of classes offered, including aquatics, dance, and boot camp, you can ensure your workouts are varied and exciting. Feel free to take advantage of their unique wellness and therapeutic programs that address other areas in your life to give you a holistic approach to your well-being this year. 


At Grind in Downtown Baltimore, your membership will grant you access to an open gym, personal training sessions, and a registered dietitian. This gym also pairs with Jimmy’s Famous Meals to help you receive chef-prepared meals that allow you to “meal prep” in a way that is easy for you. Grind has an extensively equipped gym that surpasses gym standards, as well as tons of workout space, that give you the freedom and options you could ever need or want to reach your fitness goals in 2023.

Under Armour

Take one of the most renowned historic buildings in downtown Baltimore and turn it into a gym, and you get this amazing FX Studios with its own Under Armour retail store inside. While this studio has its own free gym, there are also group fitness classes, personal training, a sauna, and a steam room available for use! Classes include Yoga, HIIT, TURF Bootcamp and more that will ensure you get a variety of workouts to keep your body conditioned. An FX Physical Therapy clinic and Nutrition Services are also available to provide you with a holistic way to address all of your health and make sure that you are on track to reach your goals this year. 

Federal Hill Fitness

This fitness studio offers group fitness, personal training, group training, and training assessments to allow you multiple ways to reach your 2023 fitness goals. Group fitness and training classes include a wide array of choices such as HIIT, Zumba, Fight Club, Bootcamp, and more where you will be guaranteed to fall in love with a new workout program. No membership is required to have a fitness assessment that will get you in gear and prepared to set your fitness objectives before committing to joining Federal Hill Fitness


Pilates House

Pilates is a traditional and well-developed workout that has recently been gaining immense popularity. At the Pilates House in Fells Point, you can participate in various forms of pilates to help you reach the best shape of your life. Cardio Core increases your heart rate while also engaging your core muscles to get you the defined abs of your dreams. AAA focuses on toning your abs, arms, and glutes in an efficient circuit-style fashion that guarantees results. Roll and Restore helps you release and unwind tight muscles to keep your body in peak condition and ready for the next workout. Private training is also available if you are new to Pilates or want to deepen your practice. Let Pilates House help you stay fit by purchasing a membership to fulfill your fitness dreams! 


Resistance Cycle

Voted as Baltimore’s Best Spin Studio, Resistance Cycle in Harbor Point offers an intense workout that will keep you engaged and test your limits. You can rent a bike to ensure a spot in one of Resistance Cycle’s classes, which consist of good high-energy music, encouraging trainers, and an intense workout guaranteed to make you sweat. Feel free to try a single pass to try out your new favorite workout, and then purchase a membership so you have access to this amazing program all year long. 


Knockout Fitness

Knockout Fitness offers high-intensity fitness classes in an eclectic setting that will get your heart pumping. Classes include Fight Club and Grind, all of which focus on strengthening and conditioning utilizing traditional boxing techniques. Personal training and Boot Camp are also available for those looking for a more intense or personalized workout session. When it is time to unwind, sign up for KO Sweat which includes a relaxation session in an infrared sauna to feel multiple holistic health benefits. Knockout Fitness has all you can need to make you feel strong and excited to work out for this year. 



Located in Mount Vernon, Soulage brings movement, wellness, and spirituality together in a shared practice space. Classes offered to include various types of Yoga from Vinyasa to Buti and Breathwork, helping create peace and relaxation in your life. The space can also be rented out if you are interested in teaching your own class or connecting with your community! This inclusive studio creates a warm and safe environment that you will enjoy and immediately feel the health benefits of. 

When in Doubt, Sweat it Out

There are so many benefits to getting in shape and improving your health, from feeling stronger to improved mental clarity. 2023 is the year for you to take control of your health and feel better than you ever have before. In Baltimore, you have an array of options that will help you along your journey and make working out a fun, enjoyable experience that you will look forward to. Regardless of how you choose to workout, Baltimore has personalized and exciting programs that you have to try before the end of the year! 

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