‘F45 Training’ to Open New Hell Square Studio this Weekend

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018 at 5:00 am by

It’s been five months since a posh new training gym began teasing Hell Square. Now, the Australia-based F45 Training is days from debuting at 145 Ludlow Street.

The forthcoming 4,000 square-foot workout space launches this weekend (May 5). This is the second such studio to open in the city, with another seven reportedly in the hopper for 2018.

However, the timing doesn’t seem too great for the global fitness brand, as Equinox is opening a massive 30,000 square-foot gym just up the block in the coming months.

Here’s more about the new location:

Designed by Sport Scientists and Elite Athletes, F45’s unique, team-based, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) consist of 45-minute workouts which include an array of interval stations and feature 31 distinct workout systems. F45’s HIIT training incorporates more than 3,500 fun, functional and efficient exercises, ensuring the highest level of variation for clients, meaning nobody ever does the same workout twice. Members also have access to F45’s latest device, the LionHeart Heart Rate Monitor, which includes cutting technology through which users can track their progress.

F45 Training’s Lower East Side studio is located at 145 Ludlow Street, offers a 4000 square foot facility including workout space, locker room area complete with showers, towels, and luxury products and an outdoor terrace.

Addition of a new commercial tenant could be construed as a watershed moment for this development. As previously reported, 145 Ludlow received its new lease on life in June 2013 when the architecture firm of David Howell purchased the mid-block property for $5.7 million. Its role as vacant lot (and Timeshare Backyard) expired when construction on the dark brick box began shortly thereafter.

The Timeshare Backyard, Aug. 2011

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