Best Gyms in Houston to Get Fit This New Year

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New year, new you! One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is being active and going to the gym, but unfortunately not many accomplish this goal. We want to make sure that this time you stick to your resolutions so, therefore, we’ve gathered the best gyms in Houston to get fit this new year!Β 

It’s important that the space you work out in not only fits your needs but also feels like a place you never want to leave. Whether you’re looking for weightlifting, cycling, or Pilates, these Houston gyms are a must-go-to this new year!Β 

Want to put a luxe start to the new year? Become a member at The Preserve! Located in the River Oaks area, this gym is of an aesthetically high-end design with premier health and fitness offerings. This gym is perfect for those who hate going to overcrowded gyms and are looking for a serene workout experience. Members at The Preserve have access to the best personal trainers, the latest equipment, and a variety of classes. Treat yourself and become a member today! There’s no better start to the new year than at The Preserve.Β 

Mon – Thu | 5am – 10pm

Friday | 5am – 8pm

Sat – Sun | 8am – 6pm

Located in the East Downtown area, Be Fit Gym is perfect for those who want to get into lifting or are looking to up their lifting game! This warehouse gym is centered around family, community, and self-improvement so rest assured you can quickly make this gym your second home. Your membership includes access to two spin classes, a yoga class, and full use of facilities. Its location makes it convenient for those working Downtown or students at schools like UH and TSU. There’s no excuse to not get fit this new year!

Mon – Fri | 5am – 9pm

Saturday | 7am – 7pm

Sunday | 8am – 4pm

Look good. Feel good. Do good. That is the idea behind The Studio FORM. They create a community where everyone inspires and motivates each other. FORM is licensed in Lagree Fitness, which is a combination of strength, cardio, endurance, core, balance, and flexibility. This is perfect for those who seek high-intensity low-impact workouts. Not only will you get fit but you’ll also give back by attending FORM. For each class credit purchased, $5 is given to a local charity of your choice! Getting fit while giving back? Count us in!Β 

Want to level up your workout and get ahead on your fitness journey? Head to Alphaland! Calling Alphaland a gym is very much an understatement as they not only have one, or two but THREE gyms. It’s basically Disneyland for fitness enthusiasts. This gym offers all the powerlifting, CrossFit, and high-end equipment. Aside from that, you can also enjoy their two NCAA-sized basketball courts, football field, boxing equipment, and dance classes. Won’t have time to make a healthy meal or have a zoom meeting coming up? No worries, there’s also dedicated workspaces on site and delicious meals at AlphaEats!Β 

Mon – Fri | 5am – 12am

Saturday | 8am – 10pm

Sunday | 8am – 9pm

Fulfilling that New Year’s resolution of going to the gym can be intimidating for beginners or those who’ve never been. Leave fear behind and head to The League. They offer group athletic circuit training that’s modified for all levels! They deliver authentic strength and conditioning principles used by professional athletes but modify them in a way that suits any person at any level of fitness. Don’t worry about feeling lost or out of place, your peers will be right there with you and cheer you on!Β 

Mon – Thu | 5:30am – 8:30pm

Friday | 5:30am – 7:30pm

Saturday | 8:30am – 10:30am

Sunday | Closed

Self-care is very important and something everyone should prioritize more this new year. To us, nothing says self-care like a good workout followed by an amazing cup of coffee! DUO offers coffee and Pilates all in one place! Pilates is great for those who want to get fit but prefer low-intensity workouts. Start your day off early at DUO or visit later in the day for a mental health break from school, work, or just life.Β 

Mon – Fri | 7am – 5pm

Sat – Sun | 8am – 5pm

Getting fit doesn’t have to be boring! For the people is a rhythm-based cycle studio offering 45-minute and 60-minute classes. This is the ideal place for those seeking a full-body, high-intensity workout! Their fun, yet challenging, classes accompanied by a dynamic lighting system and high energy sounds will help you get fit this new year without losing motivation!Β 

Monday | 5:30am – 8am, 5pm – 8pm
Tuesday | 6am – 11am, 5pm – 8pm
Wednesday | 5:30am – 8am, 5am – 8pm
Thursday | 6am – 11am, 5pm – 8pm
Friday | 5:30am – 1:30pm
Sat – Sun | 8am – 12pm

Looking for the best workout ever? Look no further than SPENGA. They combine the three components of fitness, being cardio, strength, and flexibility, all into one 60-minute workout. SPENGA’s 20-20-20 method allows its members to push harder but avoid the burnout that comes from repetitiveness and long workouts. With five locations in the Houston area, you’re guaranteed to find one near you and get fit this new year!Β 

We hope you found a place where you can fulfill your New Year’s resolution of being active and getting fit! When you’re not working out, make sure to explore HoustonΒ and all it has to offer!Β Be sure to follow us @stufftodoinhouston on Instagram, TikTok,Β Facebook, and download our app for more helpful guides and events!



Lizbeth Flores is an intern for the Stuff to Do in Houston City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Houston area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinHouston on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.