It’s the start of another year! You know what that means — it’s time to dust off your gym shoes and start up your fitness routine. In the active and outdoorsy city of Bend, you won’t have to search long before you encounter a local gym or fitness center. In fact, Bend has over a dozen exceptional gyms and specialized fitness centers, focused on everything from barre to pilates, and CrossFit to indoor cycling. Peruse a handful of our favorites and consider joining their squad for the ultimate fitness accountability in 2019!
Xcel Fitness has two locations in the Bend area, each offering the same amenities and services available at a low price. You’ll find state-of-the-art exercise equipment for cardio and resistance, plus CrossFit, group fitness classes, daycare and personal training services. This trusted gym has been locally owned and operated for over 15 years. Test out Xcel Fitness with a free first month with no initiation fee!
Fusion Fitness is focused on making sure its members stay fit and healthy in order to get the most out of life. They do this by working with you to find the best workout and diet plans that suit your body type and lifestyle, all within their modern, state-of-the-art complex. Amenities at Fusion Fitness include personal training, group classes, smoothies and protein shakes, and of course — top-of-the-line exercise equipment.
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With four locations equally spaced throughout Bend, Snap Fitness is easy to access no matter where you live in the city. The facilities at each location are clean, modern and well-designed with tall ceilings and state-of-the-art equipment. As a Snap Fitness member, you will gain access to over 2,000 clubs across the country, which makes working out while on the go even easier. Plus, you can access the gym with card access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Established in 1991, the Athletic Club of Bend is a well-loved private executive health and fitness club in the community. This full-service athletic club features both indoor and outdoor facilities, including seven indoor tennis courts, an indoor running track, indoor and outdoor pools, several cardio areas, a weight room, a basketball court, four racquetball/squash courts, and a full-service pro shop. Members and guests enjoy a range of classes, including yoga, pilates, group exercise, cardio, strength conditioning, water exercise and indoor cycling. Plus, this family-friendly club has a variety of childcare and youth programs designed for ages 6 months through 12 years.
The team at Fitness 1440 is devoted to helping you achieve your fitness goals through a number of different services and methods. They provide different offerings to fit what best motivates you, including personal training, a theater with exercise machines, group exercise classes, a sauna, cardio machines, and even a zen studio. Classes include zumba, private boot camp, yoga, strength training, cardio and turbo kick/PiYo.
SPECIALIZED FITNESS CENTERS:
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Utilizing three fitness disciplines of ballet barre, pilates and yoga, Barre3 provides a unique and effective workout. The beautifully appointed space is fully equipped with a changing room with lockers, showers and toiletries. No experience with barre, pilates or yoga is required to join a class at Barre3!
This full-service pilates studio offers both equipment and mat classes in both group and private sessions. Small class sizes, generally limited to four in equipment classes and eight in mat classes, ensure you get the attention and personalized training you need. Schedule a free 15-minute consultation to decide if pilates — and Bend Pilates — is for you!
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L.I.F.T. stands for Legendary Indoor Fitness Training — and that’s exactly what you’ll find here. Schliebe’s L.I.F.T. provides an unparalleled and personalized experience by delivering a different training session each day. Each session is tailored to bring out the best in each member, whether they are a seasoned athlete or a gym novice. The expert guidance from their coaches ensures amazing results and an overall positive experience! Schliebe’s L.I.F.T. also offers group training classes, focused on everything from cardio to strength training.
Sometimes we all need a little “boot camp” to get going and stay motivated with our fitness goals. Bend BootCamp welcomes all ages, body types and abilities to join their effective program with world-class fitness instruction, motivational tools, and nutritional support. Choose from their year-round classes, including summer workouts both inside and outside at various locations throughout the area.
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Move Pilates is a beautiful pilates studio conveniently located in Mill Quarter, between the Old Mill District and downtown Bend. They offer group pilates classes with a limit of five students to ensure each client receives focused attention and detailed instruction. They also offer private sessions led by their qualified and friendly instructors focused on accommodating each client’s needs and schedule.
This health club is free of exercise machines, swapping treadmills for exercise balls, ropes, free weights and other unique fitness tools. This fun and friendly club helps people achieve the lifestyle they want by prescribing “movement as medicine” to alleviate pain and build injury-resistance in an ego-free, family-like environment. Sign up for a free consultation to see if the techniques at Modality Fitness are for you!
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Indoor cycling enthusiasts will love CycleBar, a modern and state-of-the-art indoor cycling studio at the Old Mill District. Haven’t tried this exhilarating exercise yet? No problem. CycleBar is welcoming and accommodating to new cyclists, and even offer a first ride special and other rider packages.
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Smith Fitness & Martial Arts offers fitness, martial arts and self-defense training for the entire family. Join a group class or opt for personalized training to get in shape, stay in shape, or hone the skills necessary for self-defense and self-confidence. Offerings at Smith Fitness & Martial Arts include kickboxing, kids classes, mixed martial arts, self-defense workshops, circuit training and more.
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Looking for more ways to stay active in Bend? Check out our favorite outdoor activities in Bend during the summer — many of which can be enjoyed all year long.