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Where to Take Fitness Classes in Asbury Park + Beyond

by Jessica Norton
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From boardwalk workouts to CrossFit gyms and yoga studios, the Asbury Park area has a wide variety of fitness options available for both year-round residents and summer locals (“bennies”). Group fitness classes at the Jersey Shore such as including spin, HIIT, pilates, Zumba, barre, and dance workouts are easy to find with flexible membership and drop-in rate options. There are also several fitness centers and gyms that provide access to workout equipment if group classes aren’t the vibe. Keep reading to learn about some of the fitness options available in Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, and beyond.

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Asbury Park

Happy Belly Strong | Asbury Park Boardwalk

Karyn Toffolo of Happy Belly Strong provides holistic approaches for women to build sustainable strength and confidently lose weight. She leads in-person classes on the boardwalk and offers 1:1 coaching, strength courses, nutrition guidance, and much more through her various membership options. Happy Belly Strong’s Boardwalk Bootcamp meets on the Asbury Park boardwalk on the north end near the dog beach a few times a week for three different strength-style classes. A solid workout with good company and a view of the ocean? It doesn’t get much better than that.

Kur Wellness | 412 Bond Street


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Kur Wellness Studios on Bond Street has private personal training as well as strength training. The personal training option provides members with a custom program designed to help them get the results that they uniquely desire. An introductory session starts at $45 while ongoing sessions are $85. Kur’s Barbell Training Program sessions are private and include access to equipment such as a power rack, 500+ pounds of weights, multiple barbells, a chin-up bar, dumbbells, and more. Personal training and strength training sessions can be booked on its website.

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LEAKSFitness | 706 Main Street


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LEAKSFitness training facility in Asbury Park provides opportunities for group training, private training, athlete sports performance, and virtual training. Classes include total body HIIT, boxing + butts, balance + stability, and total body conditioning, just to name a few. LEAKSFitness promises to help clients burn fat, build muscle, and strength, and improve overall performance. Those looking for a more individualized approach can work with a LEAKS personal trainer who will develop personalized workout programs that will cater to individual goals, needs, and limitations.

Tandem Cycle | 200 Cookman Avenue


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Tandem Cycle is an indoor cycling experience that features a high-intensity cardiovascular, muscle toning, and strength training workout with beat-driven choreography on an SPD-compatible spin bike. Tandem has 45- or 60-minute classes as well as special “Beat Burn” off-the-bike workout sessions. Be sure to check the Tandem schedule to find out when the studio is having special themed classes, such as Taylor Swift Tuesday or Billie Eilish vs. Miley Cyrus.


Fitness By The Sea | 1 Field Street


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Fitness By The Sea in Avon has strength and conditioning classes, a 60-minute intense boot camp style class, a 30-minute high-intensity burner, 1:1 coaching, and remote programming. No prior experience is needed and all levels are welcome. Fitness By The Sea has 60 hours of class time and an open gym whenever classes are going on, which makes it easy to fit in a workout for those with tricky schedules. Program options and pricing can be found on Fitness By The Sea’s website.

Bradley Beach

Jersey Shore Fitness Shop | 711 Brinley Avenue

Jersey Shore Fitness Shop is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The family-owned and operated gym offers weight lifting, cardiovascular training, and group classes. Classes include kickboxing, yoga, Zumba, pilates, and barre. Memberships encompass long-term, short-term, punch cards, and daily membership options, which makes it super easy for both year-round locals and summer weekenders to get their workouts in.


Eze Fit Transformation Center | 306 West Sylvania Avenue

Eze Fit Transformation Center in Neptune promises life-changing results through workouts that are modified according to one’s fitness level. Eze Fit workouts combine resistance training, conditioning, and boxing for maximum results. Classes include resistance training, metabolic conditioning, and boxing. Eze’s experienced coaches will guide members through workouts, whether they have previous fitness experience or not. All classes are 45 minutes long and include a demo of the workout, the workout, and a cool-down stretch.

Ocean Athletics | 64 Steiner Avenue


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Ocean Athletics Fitness facility CrossFit gym has a class for everyone. The skilled coaches at OA can scale any workout appropriately to make new members feel comfortable and confident during class. The facility has an open gym as well as CrossFit, HIIT, and personal training programs. For those who are new to CrossFit, Ocean Athletics has an OA Free Trial as well as a fit class that has no barbell in it.

Southpaw Gym | 32 NJ-35


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Southpaw Gym in Neptune specializes in boxing and martial arts classes. Programs include Boxing, kids boxing, Muay Thai, Silat Self-Defense, and mixed martial arts. Southpaw starts with the basics, including mechanics, stance, footwork, balance, coordination, punches, jabs, hooks, uppercuts, combinations, movement handling, and positioning. Southpaw is a great gym for those who are training for a competition or are just looking for recreational or self-defense lessons.

Ocean Grove

Hawthorneology | 55 Central Avenue


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Hawthorneology is a small, hidden gem in Ocean Grove. The 24/7 gym focuses on health, strength, and tenacity. The schedule features classes such as HIIT Factory, Core + Restore, Mobility Zone, and Recover + Relax. Members also have the option to work one-on-one with a personal trainer on-site. Two of the biggest perks of Hawthorneology are that it is located one block from the beach and patrons can access weights and equipment whenever is the most convenient for them.


CKO Kickboxing — Wall | 1906 NJ-35


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CKO is a high-energy, full-body cardio-kickboxing class using kickboxing techniques and calisthenics. For members new to kickboxing, CKO Trainers will offer modifications during the class. Cardio-kickboxing classes are a great way to lose weight, tone muscles, and relieve stress. No two classes are ever the same so patrons can always expect new combinations, rhythms, and songs.

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F45 Training | 1837 Old Mill Road

F45 provides functional strength and HIIT training in a 45-minute class. The group workouts are science-backed, technology-led, and specifically developed to build lean muscle tissue and improve cardiovascular health. There are three class types available throughout the week: Cardio-Hybrid, Resistance, and Hybrid — letting members experience a mix of cardio and resistance training on their own time. F45 workouts are designed to work at all levels.

Spenga | 2007 NJ-35


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Spenga = spin, strength, and yoga. Spenga classes consist of 20 minutes of spin, 20 minutes of strength training, and 20 minutes of yoga, combining the three pillars of fitness (cardio, strength, and flexibility) for a one-of-a-kind, full-body workout. Each space in Spenga’s studio is dedicated specifically to each element of the workout, incorporating aromatherapy and beat-inspired soundtracks. All three sections of the Spenga workout are led by one expert instructor who will provide modifications if needed.

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