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Good Gym in Boston?


#1

Hey there, I will be in Boston for a week for training in January. Will stay near the airport - can anyone recommend a good gym in Boston with decent day- or week pass rates?

Nick


#2

none near the airport, except for a planet fitness, I think about a mile away. Your best bet is to stay in a hotel with a gym.


#3

Man, as crappy as it sounds, it's true. There's not a whole lot around there.

How far are you willing to travel for a workout?

On the flip side, I went to Denmark this summer and I couldn't find a gym near my hotel in Copenhagen......

Now that I think about it, wasn't there some skinny kid from Boston who lived with his mom who used to post here with the area code in his name? 707? 731?


#4

He is gone (at least I think, unless he is posting under a new name).

He has made some progress thou.

And as far as I remember he wasn't near the airport, but I could be wrong.

Boston is tha sux


#5

In woburn there was a 24hr powerhouse about 20-30 minutes away from the airport, in Boston proper there isn't much if you go south shore there are a few gold's that are decent, but yeah not much in the way of real gyms anymore


#6

Long time lurk, first time post:
This gym is highly rated, and they give you a free week pass. 10 minutes up RT93, not sure about time as far as public transportation goes though.
http://www.totalperformancesports.com/


#7

mos def.


#8

yes, that's a great gym but it's a huge pain in the ass to get to from the airport via public transportation. if the op will have access to a car it will be much easier.


#9

Hey boys, thanks for the replies and sorry for my late response. I have been on the road without internet access for some days.

Anyway - I will actually have access to a car and it will not bother me the slightest to drive 20-30 mins if the gym is worth it. I currently do something along the lines of DC so ideally the gym would be fairly well equipped.

The company booked us in at Comfort Inn which does have a gym but it looks pretty pathetic on their website (think: a do it all weight "machine" and rows up rows of elliptical trainers and other cardio equipment).

Nick