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Cheap Gym Memberships - Where to Find the Best Deals

BY: EDITORIAL TEAM | 8.29.2017 |

Maybe you've just moved to a new city. Or perhaps you're looking to jump-start a new fitness routine. Or maybe you're just tired of your current gym and need something new to stay interested. Whatever the reason, finding a gym that's affordable, stocked with the right equipment, and enjoyable enough to keep you coming back can be challenging.

To help make things a little easier, we've rounded up six of the top cheap gym memberships around the country. Will these places have gold-plated dumbbells? No, not quite. But will they get or keep you in shape at a price that's hard to beat? You bet.

1. Fitness 19

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What makes them different? Their price point: Fitness 19 consistently offers one of the best cheap gym memberships you can find.

Are classes available? Yes—many locations offer classes such as yoga, spin, and Pilates.

How much is a membership? With a deal, memberships can be had for as low as $19 for one month.

How many locations are there? 128 across 19 states

What do customers say?

"DO IT! Cozy gym, great staff, awesome membership price after groupon is over. This is the best groupon I've ever bought. I got one for my best friend who is getting married in two months and we go to the gym together and have a blast." - Princess D. in Seattle, WA

"I love this place. I shopped around looking at different gyms, and this was the BEST one. I bought this groupon and when I went in I ended up just getting myself a longer membership." - Latoya M. in Cleveland, OH

2. Anytime Fitness

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What makes them different? Every location gives its members 24-hour access. Additionally, all new members are given a free "get started" plan to help them better identify and attack their fitness goals.

Are classes available? Yes—many locations also offer classes such as yoga, spin, and zumba.

How much is a membership? With a deal, memberships can be had for as low as $31 for one month with a 30-minute personal-training session and access to all classes.

How many locations are there? More than 3,000 across all 50 states and almost 30 countries

What do customers say?

"I'm excited about joining - I need the exercise; liked the environment; love having trainers there so willing to help." - Laverne C. in Richmond, VA

"Great signup and intro and trainer Ryan booked for first two - so great I booked for 8 more ... so happy to have started and to continue with Anytime Fitness and staff - thanks" - Nancy W. in Ottawa, Canada 

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3. Gold's Gym

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What makes them different? Many locations feature a Cardio Cinema studio in which members can hit the treadmill, elliptical, or step machine in front of a theater-worthy screen showing Hollywood blockbusters. Some locations also sport functional-training floors complete with battle ropes, jump boxes, and kettlebells—extras that sometimes aren't included in gym membership prices.

Are classes available? Yes—most locations also offer classes such as yoga, studio cycle, and mixed martial arts.

How much is a membership? With a deal, memberships can be had for as low as $19 for one month.

How many locations are there? Over 700 across 38 states and 22 countries

What do customers say?

"I love Gold's gym. The instructors are very helpful, which makes the classes fun. There are a lot of classes to choose from and the protien shakes are great." - Lisa R. in Islip, NY

"Take advantage of the free classes, I really enjoyed the Yoga and BodyPump!" - Marcela T. in San Antonio, TX

4. Curves

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What makes them different? The women-focused clubs' Curves Circuit course takes members through a quick-but-effective 30-minute total-body workout on various strength-building machines.

Are classes available? Yes—most locations also offer classes geared toward cardiovascular endurance, balance and stability, boxing, and strength-building.

How much is a membership? With a deal, memberships can be had for as low as $35 for one month with unlimited classes.

How many locations are there? Over 4,000 in all 50 states and over 85 countries

What do customers say?

"No sweaty surfaces, no waiting in line for a desired machine, no feeling self conscious. It's a no-brainer!" - Barbara C. in Burbank, CA

"I am so lucky I discovered Curves. I like the circuit workout and the comradery." - Renee S. in Seattle, WA

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5. Powerhouse Gym

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What makes them different? Amenities will vary by location, but many feature entire rooms dedicated to functional, high-intensity interval training.

Are classes available? Yes—depending on the location, members can take part in circuit-training, boot-camp, zumba, yoga, and other classes, some of which are included with membership.

How much is a membership? With a deal, memberships can be had for as low as $19 for two months.

How many locations are there? Over 300 in 39 states and 15 countries

What do customers say?

"Owners, keep doing what you are doing. You didn't make me feel like a newbie, an oddball or unwelcomed. You made me feel like I belonged." - Katherine H. in Detroit, MI

"Great facility. Classes are free as part of membership. Equipment is top notch. Trainers are kind and helpful. Busy but never overcrowded to where you can't get a machine. Excellent sauna and steam shower. A+++" - Kathryn L. in Ann Arbor, MI

6. Snap Fitness

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What makes them different? Like Anytime Fitness gyms, Snap Fitness' locations are open 24 hours a day. But they're also one of the best gyms for tracking fitness progress thanks to their Myzone program, which lets members track their heart rate and calories burned during workouts.

Are classes available? Yes—classes vary by location, but some clubs offer group-training classes.

How much is a membership? With a deal, memberships can be had for as low as $39 for two months.

How many locations are there? 2,000 in 48 states and 18 countries

What do customers say?

"I started at 7 day free trial and signed up after two days. Love this place." - Aileen B. in Gilroy, CA

"Great space, great people, staff are kind and helpful. Lots of variety in equipment and services that are very nice and maintained very well." - Evan S. in Happy Valley, OR

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