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Out-of-the-Box Fitness Classes to try in Columbus

Feeling the drain from the same old workout routines and looking to try something new? Columbus is a city full of diverse new ideas and this definitely applies to the fitness community. We’ve picked out a few amazing local fitness spots who strive to offer exhilarating new classes and opportunities to break out of your boring fitness cycle. We hope these out-of-the-box fitness experiences will bring some excitement into your workout and other aspects of your life too!

Engage Higher Degree Fitness- This dark and mysterious fitness studio, located in Westerville OH, recognizes that life’s too short for a boring workout.Engage Higher Degree Fitness offers a new take on workouts like yoga, barre, weights, and combined fitness classes but in the unique setting of a heated, dark studio. In one power-packed hour their instructors will keep your body guessing, keep you motivated and empowered while transforming you into a lean mean flexible machine. No two classes are the same and your first class is always free! Be sure to bring plenty of water and a towel or five.

Southpaw Boxing Club- Who doesn’t love the idea of relieving a stressful day by throwing a few punches? At Southpaw Boxing Clubin Hilliard OH they welcome those who are looking to try-out their inner “Rocky Balboa.” Their 60 minute classes will combine cardio, strength training and traditional boxing combinations. If boxing is new to you don’t worry, all exercises are modifiable and of course your first class is free! With the holiday season approaching, we find these classes could also be considered a great form of therapy.

Vertical Adventures- Looking to take your workout to new heights? Then you’ve got to try Vertical Adventures an indoor rock climbing and fitness experience. You can find this new way to exercise just off of 71N in Worthington. They offer fun and fitness for the whole family with classes, personal training, youth clubs and even guided trips to gorgeous places like Mad River Gorge, OH! If you‘ve never gone vertical they offer a Rope101 course that includes equipment, 1 ½ hour lesson and 2 week pass to gym to try out your new “spidey-skills.” Take it from us, after 1 climbing session you will work out muscles you didn’t know you had!

Renovo Fitness- This is not your average fitness studio! Renovo Fitness strives to provide an individualized path to health and wellness, focusing on a tailored, personalized workout experience with a holistic approach. A membership to this 24/7 gym facility has it all, including boot camp classes, personal training, cycling, on-site massage, informative health and fitness blogs, and Kettlebell Kitchen services. Why not give it a try; the first week is free and you can’t beat the location, settled at our very own Landmark Lofts in Hilliard OH!

Walk with a Doc Program- If you are new to exercise or just looking to kickoff a more active lifestyle, then we found the perfect fit for you. The Walk with a Doc Program is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a healthy walk year-round together with great people within your community and the company of a local doctor! This completely free program takes place every Saturday at multiple locations around Columbus, indoors and outdoors. One of the top reasons we love this organization is because it gives you a chance to learn about current health topics and have great conversation with a medical professional in a motivating and uplifting environment!

Do you have a favorite local fitness spot? We’d love to hear about it! Tell us more by sending us a message on our Oakwood Management Company Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts! For more details about these amazing locations and how to take advantage of the free classes visit their websites by following the links provided above!


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