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5 Places to Break a Sweat this Summer

Lawrence Knox | May 16, 2017 | Best of The Best Relax and Renew

Summer’s around the corner, and H-Town’s newest fitness hubs are settling in for a busy season.

Equinox’s new barre class uses three barres instead of two.

1. Become a triple-threat fitness guru in Pilates, yoga and cycling at STRETCH Studio, the newest elite fitness spot in Montrose. The 4-000-square-foot space features the latest equipment and even offers one-on-one private instruction. Singles classes from $40, packages from $120, 2205 Montrose Blvd.,

2. Define Body & Mind’s fitness franchise expanded into Bellaire this month with a 2,700-square-foot studio that features a diffusive digital sound system to enhance the workout experience. Available child care is also a big plus! Single class $24, membership from $150, multiple locations,

3. Join the crowd at Equinox River Oaks for its newly launched Trilogy Barre class, a new ballet-inspired workout that conditions the entire body using Equinox’s signature triple-barre system and exclusive resistance bands. Membership from $162, 4444 Westheimer Road,

4. Experience the “orange effect” yourself at Orangetheory Fitness’ newest studio in Kingwood. Intense one-hour sessions burn calories for 36 hours afterward! Membership pricing varies, 4525 Kingwood Drive,

5. FIT Athletic Club recently remodeled its Downtown location to feature the latest machinery, new locker rooms and even a plyometric stretching zone for rejuvenation after a long day at work. 1200 McKinney St., Ste. 444,


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