You might know Knoxville, Tennessee for its beautiful scenery or as the home of the Tennessee Volunteers football team. However, Knoxville is a great place for your modern fitness enthusiast with many state of the art gyms and training facilities. Here are the Top Ten Places to ignite your fitness journey.
1. Ijams Nature Center
300 acres of adventures, whether you enjoy biking, hiking, or paddleboarding. Ijams is a staple for those trying to get moving in the beautiful outdoors of the city. It’s for the entire family, even the doggo will love the adventures that Ijams has to offer.
2. Armor Gym Knoxville
Looking for a great gym for your weightlifting needs? The gym is for everyone except quitters. It has Arsenal Strength equipment and hot music which are just two of many things that makes Armor Gym one of the best gyms in Knoxville. Not to mention its group fitness classes, self defense courses, and the newly opened outdoor gym. It has become the Tennessee Mecca. If you haven’t checked it out, it is a MUST!
3. Nutrishop Knoxville
Wanting to get the extra edge in taking your training to the next level? Local provider of all your fitness/supplement needs Nutrishop is located in front of Academy Sports next to Salsarita’s in West Knoxville. They carry all the sought after, top of the line products for great deals. Not to mention the friendly service and welcoming environment of the shop.
4. ICE UP Cryotherapy
Offering whole body cryotherapy, it promotes muscle recovery, weight loss, and natural anti-inflammatory process in a natural, non invasive way. They offer many packages and wraps on their website. Iceupcyro.com
5. CrossFit Knoxville
A favorite among the local crowd, CrossFit has continued to grow in popularity. With workouts for all levels one can expect to work on pull ups, rowing and burpees among other high intensity functional movements. It’s a great way to get immersed in a fitness community and striving to beat your personal best every time.
6. Turbospin Cycling Studio
Looking to jumpstart your day? Look no further than Turbospin Cycling Studio offering a high energy, calorie burning forty-five-minute workout experience. They use new technological equipment allowing your to track your progress. You can even review your statistics of miles cycled and calories burned after class to watch your progress.
7. Naked Foods
A local meal prep company that will make you never want to use your kitchen again. With convenient pick up locations around the city and amazing food choices you won’t be disappointed. They are committed to using the highest quality organic products in their meals. The meals are non-processed and are made ready to eat! They are meals the whole family will love.
8. Barre3 Knoxville
Open to all levels, Barre3 has a beautiful location on Bearden Hill. They offer an experience derived from ballet barre, pilates, and yoga. Known for building lean muscle and a strong core it will leave you feeling fully balanced.
9. Outdoor Knoxville
With just about everything to offer, Outdoor Knoxville offers hiking, bicycling, disc golf, and fishing. They have canoe and paddle board rentals and even do group City Night Lights Paddle at night, along with Paddle Board yoga. Check out their website or visit their downtown location for more details.
10. Eddie’s Health Shoppe
Another great place for your fitness/supplement needs. They are located near West Hills on Kingston Pike and offer a variety of products. Check out their website for more information and store hours.