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New Orleans Gyms? Advice from Locals

I just moved to New Orleans and I am looking to join a gym. After having somewhat mediocre workouts for the past year or so, and taking some time off for injury, I really want to get back into some serious shape. Preferably something with a decent group element to it since lifting alone has seen a continuous slide in motivation and physique.

Any suggestions for gyms from the locals. If not I might be forced to start doing CF just for the group dynamic. Ha.

Thanks in advance

It’s been a while since I hung out in NO.

I’m only familiar with the boxing gyms. Where abouts in New Orleans are you? NO. Metairie, Mandeville?

The university of new orleans has a really nice gym and it is like 50 a month i think for community members. Also the wellness center at east jeff is really nice; there clientele is a bunch of elderly folks so not to many of them use the essential equipment. they mostly are on the machines. It is fairly decent over there; they dont mind you doing deadlifts or anything like that.

here is a link: http://www.ejgh.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52&Itemid=117

Both of them I think are pretty good, I have used both and I currently use the UNO gym. Hope that helps.