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localgyms0Summer might almost be over, but in Florida it’s always hot. Steamy weather means skimpier clothes, so it’s nearly impossible to hide any flaws. Working out is a way of life here and there are many gyms that offer more than just your typical run-of-the-mill workout equipment. The following is a list of some gyms that cater to a gay clientele or are gay friendly and have an amazing array of services that will make even the most grueling workout fun.

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Summer might almost be over, but in Florida it’s always hot. Steamy weather means skimpier clothes, so it’s nearly impossible to hide any flaws. Working out is a way of life here and there are many gyms that offer more than just your typical run-of-the-mill workout equipment. The following is a list of some gyms that cater to a gay clientele or are gay friendly and have an amazing array of services that will make even the most grueling workout fun.

Island City Fitness

 

Island City Fitness

2270 Wilton Drive

Wilton Manors

954-318-3900

IslandCityFitness.com

 

Island City Fitness, located in Wilton Manors, is a state-of-the-art gym with experienced trainers and a large variety of equipment. They offer a variety of group classes and they keep those classes to a limited size so that you can get more individualized attention. Private classes are available for weight-training, nutrition, and cardiovascular endurance. They also have a pro shop with athletic gear and supplements and a café that offers smoothies and protein bars.

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Club Fort Lauderdale

110 NW 5th Avenue

Fort Lauderdale

954-525-3344

The-Clubs.com

 

When you think of Club Fort Lauderdale, working out is probably not the first thing to pop in your head, but several locations of The Club happen to have large, clean, gorgeous workout spaces. Club Fort Lauderdale offers a state-of-the-art gym, a pool, a grotto steam room, whirlpool, dry sauna and much more.

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Club Aqua

2991 Coral Way

Miami

305-448-2214

ClubAquaMiami.com

 

Club Aqua in Miami went through a major renovation last year and continues to get better and better. “We keep updating the facility every month,” said owner Dennis Holding. Club Aqua has elliptical machines, treadmills, a stationary bike, an outstanding universal gym machine, weights and a weight bench. Their pool area, outdoor shower, tropical garden maze, renovated steam room and their new cedar sauna are also very popular.

localgyms5Club Orlando

450 E Compton Street

Orlando

407-425-5005

The-clubs.com

 

The gym at Club Orlando has every piece of late model equipment that a serious fitness addict could ever dream of. A full time trainer and manager is on duty and ever since Club Orlando opened its doors 14 years ago, they had a strong gym following. In addition to the full range gym, there is a pool, steam room, media lounge, whirlpool, dry sauna and private cubicles.

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Crunch Fitness

Washington Avenue

1259 Washington Avenue

Miami Beach

305-674-8222

Crunch.com

 

You will see some major hotties at Crunch Fitness on Washington Ave. in South Beach, which will motivate you to work out harder. A part of the Miami scene for many years, the prime location and eye candy aren’t the only reason for its longevity. State-of-the-art equipment and a variety of hot classes will keep your workout from getting stale. And since the occasional celebrity pops in to work out, be ready for star sightings!

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Powerhouse Gym Health and Fitness Tampa

1120 East Kennedy Boulevard #129

Tampa

813-229-1900

PowerHouseGym.com

 

If you like to see muscles, or are busy pumping your own, you’ll love Powerhouse Gym in Tampa. Many professional body builders call this gym their home. Buff personal trainers, an assortment of fitness classes, a steam room, smoothie bar and a rooftop pool are all amenities of Powerhouse. They have also installed cardio theaters so you can be entertained as you run on the treadmill, elliptical and other cardio machines.

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