Scientists agree that the two major causes of winter weight gain are decreased physical activity and an endless supply of do-it-yourself snow cones. Shed chill-induced pounds with today's Groupon: for $49, you get a one-month membership and a personal-training session at New Haven Fitness (a $134 value), in downtown New Haven.
New Haven Fitness packs state-of-the-art cardio and resistance-training equipment, certified personal trainers, and a jellybean jar of heart-pumping classes within its window-lined walls. Love handles melt away on the Life Fitness treadmills, elliptical machines, and stationary bikes, while muscles mushroom under the direction of Hammer Strength free weights. Personal trainers sculpt unmotivated contractile tissues into apt pupils with exercises customized for body types, fitness levels, and favorite Smurfs. Morph ungainly thighs into shapely stems with the gym's kaleidoscope of fitness classes, including calorie-zapping Zumba, stress-relieving yoga, muscle-lengthening Pilates, and aggression-channeling kickboxing.
Boasting a breathtaking panoramic view of New Haven's skyline, the gym houses a juice bar for quenching postworkout thirsts with protein shakes made from fresh, natural ingredients. Shop the racks of prepackaged supplements from Science Products, Isopure, ABB, and In-Stone. New Haven Fitness eases parking pains with an underground garage, which is refreshingly devoid of blood-sucking moles, and is complimentary Monday through Friday after 5 p.m, for up to two hours.
- I have worked with trainers all over, this facility BY FAR has the most knowledgeable and professional trainers. The equipment is great and the view is very cool. Very professional clientel [sic] and a comfortable, clean place to work out. – todd m., Insider Pages
- The personal trainers are amazing and very approachable regardless of you fitness level. The equipment is top notch and very well maintained. – Jeffrey S., Yelp, 02/26/10
900 Chapel St.
New Haven, Connecticut 06510Get Directions