5 Best Fitness Spots in Colorado Springs

We already ranked our top breweries, as well as our top hikes in Colorado Springs. Now, as summer comes to an end, you might be looking for a place to get some indoor exercise and beat the cold while you try to hold on to your summer body for as long as you can. Here we rank our top 5 Fitness spots in Colorado Springs:

Triple Threat Gym

Coach Lev (Charles Leverette) is Triple Threat’s head coach and former heavyweight boxer in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program. He was also an assistant coach for the 2012 Olympics boxing team that went to London. Now he works with amateur and professional fighters, army athletes and kids in his own, fully equipped warehouse-gym.

 

 

It’s not unusual to see big boxing names like Terence Crawford (undefeated unified junior welterweight champion) or Adrien Broner (former 4-weight-class world champion) in the gym training for a fight. You can also find UFC fighters putting work in, in the likes of Tecia Torres and local standout Raquel Pennington. Despite all the big names, the real essence of the gym is found in everyday classes and the way each student is selflessly committed to helping their peers learn and perfect their craft. All disciplines taught at Triple Threat are geared toward competitiveness, but pursued with a community vibe.

 

 

The gym offers Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, and Strength & Conditioning classes for men, women and kids all ages. Definitely worth trying out if you’re into martial arts, physical fitness, stress relief or if you want to learn some self-defense techniques.

Prices vary according to disciplines and/or frequency so drop by, check it out and sign up!

Address: 5739 Observation Ct #120, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: (719) 659-4895


 

Cambio Yoga

Cambio Yoga is a locally owned family business and the first donation-based yoga studio in Colorado Springs. Yup, you read that right: donation-based. Cambio’s mission is to make yoga accessible to everyone and they do so by accepting generosity-based donations as form of payment for yoga classes. Their suggested donation is $9 – $15 per class, but really it’s entirely up to you.

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Classes at Cambio include family yoga, hot yoga, vinyasa flow, power vinyasa, meditation, specialized classes, workshops and more. They certainly have a wide range of yoga classes, taught by several teachers with different approaches and backgrounds. Just take a look at their Class Schedule and feel free to drop in, try a class out and don’t forget to make a donation!

Cambio Yoga also offers Teacher Training and specialized workshops for people looking to further their yogi knowledge and expand their practice.

Address: 5739 Observation Ct #120, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: (719) 659-4895


 

Accolade

Accolade Fitness Center is just that: a fitness center. The appeal to this gym is frankly that it lacks a lot of the frills larger complexes boast. This is a gym for those people who are serious about their fitness. While they might not have hot tubs, and a pool side bar, they have free weight squat racks, incline-decline-flat benches, full TRX center, dumbbells ranging from 3-lbs all the way up to 180-lbs, and the largest selection of exercise machines in Colorado Springs.

So, if moving from the sauna to the hot tub to the spa is your idea of a workout, this is not going to be the place for you.

But if you want to surround yourself with serious lifters, and the resources to get into shape, then Accolade is your gym. Locally and independently owned and managed, Accolade offers two convenient locations for its members.

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Oh, and did we mention its only $25/month.

Locations:

South

Address: 1785 S 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Phone: (719) 473-2222

West

Address: 4390 Arrowswest Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Phone: (719) 592-1111


Crossfit SoCo

So, you are (or want to become) an all-around athlete, versatile and unspecialized, and want to work on all 10 components of your physical fitness (endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy) … or maybe you’re just really into Crossfit. If one of those two options sounds like you, CrossFit SoCo is where you have to be.

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Located in the Lincoln Center, a restored elementary school, CrossFit SoCo is a 9,500-square-foot facility that boasts state of the art equipment and a dedicated and knowledgeable coach staff, eager to help you reach your fitness goals and refine your form and technique.

Crossfit SoCo offers a full schedule of coach-led classes as well as open gym hours for all levels and ages. If you’ve never experienced CrossFit and are feeling curious, you can sign up for a free intro session here!

Address: 2727 N Cascade Ave., Suite 130, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Phone: (719) 233 2697


City Rock

You want to get off that couch but conventional workouts don’t seem to cut it for you anymore. You’re looking for something more dynamic and exciting, a workout that will put not only your body, but your mind to the test. Look no further: City Rock is here, a cavernous rock climbing gym with 43-foot walls and plenty of rope-climbing space, including an overhanging arch, slabs, and cracks, as well as 3,500 square feet of bouldering surface.

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Featuring murals painted by local artists, City Rock offers several amenities including a pub and café (Ute & Yeti), a large open space with plenty of seating and free WiFi (for group gatherings), and even a newly renovated yoga room.

You can sign up for adult classes, youth programs, summer camps or even yoga classes right here!

Address:21 N Nevada Ave., Suite 130, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: (719) 634 9099


 

 

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