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Equinox Gym Debuts on ‘Dusty Streets’ of the Lower East Side

Last modified August 30, 2018 at 5:49 pm

Here it is. Thought you’d never see the day when an Equinox gym would open on the Lower East Side? Well, it finally happened this week at Ben Shaoul’s condoplex at the corner of East Houston and Orchard Streets. This 30,000 square-foot Equinox spans three levels, and “taps into the always-on energy of this legendary […]

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

Posted May 2, 2018 at 5:00 am

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 […]

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‘FitHouse’ Shows its Body on the Bowery

Posted February 26, 2018 at 5:05 am

FitHouse is already showing off its bod, so to speak. The new Bowery “exercise studio” is currently in preview mode ahead of its forthcoming debut. According to its new website, FitHouse is expected sometime in March. However, walking by the store for the last week, it’s clear that they’re already soliciting for membership. The doors […]

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‘HitHouse’ is Ready to Pummel Spring Street

Posted February 15, 2018 at 5:03 am

Fitness “studios” along the Bowery continue to proliferate unchecked. In fact, there are more than a half-dozen high-end workout spaces for the luxury set between Grand and East Houston. Down at the corner of Spring Street, meanwhile, a new Muay Thai kickboxing gym just entered the scene. HitHouse, which signed a lease for the 4,300 […]

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With Debut of ‘FitHouse,’ this Bowery Block is Officially Overrun with Upscale Gyms

Last modified February 14, 2018 at 5:07 pm

As the upper-crusters flood the Bowery, a growing number of fitness centers are following in kind. This cadre of upscale gyms, largely situated below East Houston Street, is poised to gain another. A new exercise studio called FitHouse will take over 276 Bowery in the coming months. It’ll offer unlimited yoga, dance, high intensity interval training, […]

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Equinox to Open its First LES Gym Next Spring

Posted December 7, 2017 at 5:08 am

The Equinox showroom has been in full sales mode for five months. Occupying the rear third of the former American Apparel space at East Houston and Orchard Streets. It’s pretty much a soulless retail footprint, with plenty of bright eye candy, corporate street art, and pretty people milling about. Sole purpose is netting new members […]

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‘F45 Training’ Teases New Gym at Newish 145 Ludlow Condo Development

Posted November 15, 2017 at 5:17 am

In the year since its completion, the Hell Square luxury condo at 145 Ludlow Street has been without a commercial tenant. Sitting vacant until the right deep-pocketed business came along willing to pay the rent. None other than a boutique gym, actually. A new franchise location of the F45 Training brand just signed a lease […]

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‘HitHouse’ Muay Thai Gym on its Way to the Bowery Next Month

Posted October 26, 2017 at 5:09 am

In the years following the major makeover of 188 Bowery, Nudie Jeans moved into the ground space, and the surrounding community simultaneously fought to keep any nightlife from entering the basement at the shared 2 Spring Street. The fight paid off, as the State Liquor Authority reportedly determined in June 2016 (during proceedings for The Stand) […]

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Mark Fisher Fitness Opening ‘Ninja’ Clubhouse at 161 Bowery

Posted August 5, 2016 at 5:08 am

The burgeoning Bowery incubator will soon welcome a quirky new gym. As previously reported, Caspi Development is single-handedly seeking to create a Bowery tech sector with 135 and 161 Bowery. Both properties were converted into luxury offices for start-up tenants like Kik Interactive. Now the latter property is adding a boutique gym to its ranks. A […]

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Prison Cell Bootcamp Studio ‘ConBody’ Relocates to Broome Street

Posted January 13, 2016 at 5:10 am

As millions make those futile New Year’s resolutions to lose more weight or to work out more, one neighborhood gym is seizing the moment. Prison cell bootcamp company ConBody is on the move again. Indeed, less than a year after proprietor Coss Marte – a former drug dealer who served four years of a seven-year […]

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