Break a sweat this fall at these three new Chicago fitness destinations.
High-energy fitness franchise AKT has officially landed in Chicago with a new studio in Old Town. Dance and sweat it out through a full-body workout that fuses cardio intervals with strength and toning exercises. There are four group dance class formats—Dance, Bands, Circuit and Tone—that are all exceptionally effective (and definitely fun) workouts, each ranging from 45 to 60 minutes, and offer both new and experienced clients the benefits of learning the AKT techniques, choreography and dance styles in a low-impact, high-intensity format. 1100 N. Wells St.
Rise Nation’s climbing workouts engage all major muscle groups.
For those looking to build up some serious strength, make tracks to the new Chicago Bolt Fitness facility. With sustainable training systems and expert coaches, the studio provides the tools necessary to level up by enforcing the basic fundamentals while tying in elements of community and creativity. Choose from strength and conditioning classes, or push the limits in a HIIT or speed class. 4545 N. Ravenswood Ave.
AKT’s high-energy dance classes make fitness fun and effective.
Chicago may not have mountains to climb, but Rise Nation’s new Windy City studio offers a space for guests to reach new heights—literally. Through high-intensity, low-impact and self-regulating climbing workouts, Rise Nation’s energetic climbing classes are guaranteed to get the heart pumping while the body remains balanced and upright. Guests of all abilities are welcome to join level one or two classes ranging across a variety of themes from Base Climb to Rap vs. Rave. 667 N. Wells St.