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Get your sweat on at these gyms around Indy

From lifting weights, indoor rock climbing, personal training, dance fitness, boxing classes, and martial arts programs — we’ve rounded up 20 gyms and fitness offerings around Indy.

Trainer leads an exercise with participants in their own surrounding pods

The trainer at Glutes 317 leads exercises in the middle of the space with participants in their own surrounding pods.

Photo by @set3prod

Exercising doesn’t look the same for everyone — what’s fun and muscle-building for one person may be a slog for someone else.

Fortunately, Indy is home to many opportunities for exercise, whether you enjoy lifting weights, dancing to hip hop tunes for a little cardio action, or boxing for a full-body workout. Use this guide as a resource for all-things fitness in the Circle City.

Pro tip: Not sure which to try first? Try out multiple gyms with a free trial on ClassPass.

Group of people stretch leg in the air during guided movement with trainer standing in the middle of the room

Day Won offers private group classes that are great for a team building event, or even just an excuse to get a group sweat in before brunch.

Photo by @daywonindy

For those who enjoy working out alongside others

Day Won Fitness, 1125 E. Brookside Ave., B10
Take part in small group classes or personal training located just north of Mass Avenue at the Circle City Industrial Complex. The workouts are focused on full-body movements, incorporating strength, mobility, and low-impact cardiovascular endurance.

Ozwell, 1077 3rd Ave. SW, Carmel
This premier gym located in the heart of Carmel on the Monon Trail is a 15,000-sqft wellness studio where members enjoy instructor-led group fitness classes, personal training, and recovery services.

Max Impact Fitness, 10659 Andrade Dr., Zionsville
The workouts are challenging, yet fun, and supervised by top quality trainers. No two workouts are ever the same + are personalized to your specific needs.

Trainer stands by cheering on person working on with ropes

Fun fact: DYC stands for “Disturb Your Comfort.”

Photo by @dyc_fitness

For those who want one-on-one training

DYC Fitness, 1703 E. Michigan St.
At DYC Fitness, the goal is to create a personalized experience — through one-on-one or small group personal training that is tailored towards your individual goals. Pro tip: Visit the website to sign up for a free personal training session.

Awaken, 971 N. Delaware St.
This personal training studio focuses on strength and conditioning, mobility, and nutrition. One-on-one training is the most popular at this studio, but it also offers two-on-one sessions.

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Latin Expressions dance studio offers salsa, bachata, and sensual bachata classes for all skill levels.

For those who want to dance it out

DanceWorks Indy, 537 E. Ohio St., Ste. 100
This downtown dance studio not only offers classes with a variety of styles such as hip-hop, ballet, and jazz, but they also offer fitness-focused dance classes such as Swerk (Sweat, Work, Twerk), 305 Fitness, and circuit conditioning.

Nexxus Movement, 1315 Shelby St., Ste. 5
Nexxus is the perfect place to focus on upper body strength and flexibility. You’ll have plenty of options to choose from with strength + conditioning, pole classes, flexibility training, burlesque, and more.

Latin Expressions Dance Company, 502 N. Capitol Ave.
Whether you’re a salsa newbie or a bachata pro, there is something for everyone at Latin Expressions, with classes ranging from absolute beginner to advanced. The good news is you don’t need a partner to participate — each person will rotate partners throughout class.

For those who want to punch up their fitness routine

Rumble Boxing, 4825 E. 82nd St., Ste. 100
Try out these boxing + strength group fitness workouts for all fitness levels. The boxing-inspired fitness boutique combines the science of boxing with the transformative power of strength training in one seamless class. Sign up for your first class and get one free.

Triumph Boxing and Martial Arts, 9546 Allisonville Rd., Ste. 113
Muay Thai, MMA, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and boxing are some of the classes you can expect to see at this gym. You not only have the opportunity to train through classes + personal training but also have the opportunity to compete as well.

People following instruction during a bouldering session

New to bouldering? Don’t worry, North Mass Boulder will help you out.

Photo by @anneoflyon

For those eager to try to something new

North Mass Boulder, 1411 Roosevelt Ave.
First-time climber? This bouldering gym welcomes beginners, as well as advanced practitioners, and also includes a cardio area, weightlifting equipment, and yoga and fitness classes for those who want to stay on ground level.

Cirque Indy, 617 Fulton St.
Ever wanted to join the circus? At Cirque Indy — the city’s only circus school — you can try a different kind of workout, featuring real circus apparatus like fabric silks, aerial hoops, and trapezes. You can give it a shot for only $10 for your first class.

Rise House Fitness Studio, 537 E. Ohio St.
Sweat it out with spin or yoga classes. Spin themes change every week to keep things fun. Pro tip: New members can join for $55 to get one month of unlimited classes.

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Hoosier gym rats, you need to check out American Muscle Factory. | Photo by INDYtoday team

For those who believe burpees are a lifestyle

American Muscle Factory, 7747 Shelby St.
This family-owned facility is run by a local USA Championships Heavyweight winner and Mr. Olympia qualifier — but don’t let that intimidate you. It offers a community environment, a posing room, rehab and injury prevention sessions, and personal training.

Indy City Barbell, 104 S. College Ave.
Pump some iron like a true Hoosier by getting your sweat on in the heart of downtown with a variety of free weights, weight machines + cardio options. If you want to try it out, day passes are $15.

M4G CrossFit, 1410 Sadlier Circle W. Dr.
Join these fitness junkies at a CrossFit class with power moves by use of deadlifts, box jumps + pull-up bars.

Group of people in a circle doing squats along the Indy Canal

November Project calls this burnout the “Squat Circle Singalong.”

For those who want an outdoor workout

Glutes 317, 201 S. Summit St.
Indy’s only shipping container gym offers full-body weightlifting workouts with a focus on the glutes. Each participant gets their own fully equipped shipping container to work out in while being guided by a trainer. If you like the outdoors with some coverage, Glutes 317 is a great option.

The November Project, War Memorial + various locations
This free morning workout club meets Wednesdays and Fridays at various locations in Indianapolis. Bodyweight and HIIT exercises are some of the workouts you can expect with the November Project.

Canal Squad, Various locations
Meeting every Tuesday on the west side of Indianapolis, participants can expect free HIIT-style group workouts. Additionally, Canal Squad partners with other local fitness studios to offer classes such as yoga and dance.

Gear up

Don’t forget to set your movement adventure up for success with tried-and-true gym favorites.

Owala FreeSip water bottle | Stay hydrated at the gym with a beloved stainless steel bottle — you can get it as large as 40 oz. for max hydration.

Baleaf women’s fleece-lined leggings | Make facing workouts on chilly mornings easier with fleece-lined leggings — plus, choose how many pockets you want on them.

Silicone ear tips for AirPods | No more earbud slippage at the gym thanks to simple silicone ear tips that keep AirPods in place.

Aesthetic Built scuba oversized half-zip hoodie | A roomy, soft sweatshirt with thumbholes and a kangaroo pocket.

Aesthetic Built perfect muscle scallop tee | This men’s tee was made to accentuate biceps, chest, and shoulders.

HOKA Women’s Clifton 9 Sneaker | Set your cardio workouts up for success with a sneaker designed to increase foot comfort and absorb the shock of high-impact exercise.

Heathyoga non-slip body alignment yoga mat | Beginners and advanced yoga students alike will love the alignment lines on this mat to take your form to the next level.

CRZ Butterluxe high-waisted leggings | These buttery-soft leggings feature gentle compression and are considered a Lululemon alternative by reviewers.

Bala Bangles | Ready to up the ante of any workout? Use Bala Bangles on wrists or ankles for added resistance.

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