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Best Gyms In Detroit To Get Rid Of Holiday Pudge

January 2, 2012 8:50 AM

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Local gyms will be flooded with applications in the next few days as everyone tries to pound off the pudge accumulated over the holidays and kickstart the New Year’s resolution. So where are the best places to pump some iron or hit the cardio in metro Detroit? Get your endorphins flowing at one of our favorite gyms.

Planet Fitness
288 John R Rd.
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 588-0141
http://www.planetfitness.com

Plenty of cardio and TV’s so you won’t have trouble finding a spot even during peak hours. They have a unique feature called the “Judgment Free Zone” where they don’t allow grunting or dropping weights. For around $10 a month it’s a good deal, but don’t expect a ton of perks like a pool or classes.

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Oakwood Gym

17767 Dix Rd
Melvindale, MI 48122
(313) 928-3520
www.oakwoodgym.com

Being in business for more than 40 years, founder Rudy Longo is a professional. They have an outstanding and clean set of equipment including strength training, free weights and tons of cardio. The pricing is no-nonsense with a no-contract monthly plan or a discounted 1-year contract for $19 a month plus $99 enrollment fee. Get an extra burst of endorphins with a kickboxing class for $5. Plus find tanning and supplements available in-store.

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Madison Athletic Club

2 Ajax Dr
Madison Heights, MI 48071
(248) 589-0900
www.madisonathletic.com

Plenty of options to break a sweat with including 20 varieties of strength training machines, a 1,600 sq. ft. cardiovascular fitness center including Precor treadmills, ellipticals and stationary bikes. A number of the machines feature personal viewing screens and iPod connections. $5 will get you on a racquetball court and after all that relax with hot and dry saunas. Plus get a professional massage for $25 for a half hour.

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Franklin Fitness & Racquet Club

29350 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 352-8000
www.franklinclub.com

If you’re looking for a place to play tennis and get a workout too this is the place for you. They have 13 indoor courts and a substantial amount of cardio equipment. They also have a small pool and aquatic classes.

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Beverly Hills Club

31555 Southfield Road
Beverly Hills, MI 48025-5461
(248) 594-6520
www.beverlyhillsclub.net

Choose from more than 200 pieces of cardio equipment including treadmills, ellipticals, stair machines, recumbent and upright bikes. Other features include basketball, floor hockey, pool with aquatics programs, tennis, personal trainers. Group fitness including pre-natal classes, spinning, Pilates, and yoga.

Planet Fitness

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Planet Fitness

288 John R Rd.
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 588-0141
planetfitness.com

Plenty of cardio and TV’s so you won’t have trouble finding a spot even during peak hours. They have a unique feature called the “Judgment Free Zone” where they don’t allow grunting or dropping weights. For around $10 a month it’s a good deal, but don’t expect a ton of perks like a pool or classes.

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