Where to Get Those Gains: Gyms & Workout Studios in Memphis

*Cue ‘Body’ by Meg the Stallion* Any one of these gyms in the Memphis area will have you you feeling fit and fabulous this season. 

Higher Memphis

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You ready to reach new heights? Higher Memphis is a gym facility located in Midtown that teaches individuals to train, climb, and compete in triathlons, marathons, 5k’s and more! The center offers daily classes designed to help you grow continuously, and be your best self on the daily. This gym also offers child care for ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age, so rest assured the kids will be entertained.

Higher Memphis classes can be booked online

Shred 415 East Memphis 

Shred 415’s two locations — East Memphis and Peabody Place — offer multiple health and fitness classes for members to enjoy. The gym host private classes for groups to book, along with on-demand, virtual classes as well. 

This gym also offers childcare for students ages 6 weeks to 13 years old, along with complimentary amenities, including fully equipped bathrooms and toiletries available for all to use. 

P.S. Your first in person class is free!

Book a class here.


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Located in East Memphis, Blitz45 is a fitness center that focuses on ‘Functional Training’, which encourages individuals to ‘burn fat, build muscle, enhance endurance and strengthen you’. The gym wants members to focus on improving their overall lifestyle, rather than just losing weight. 

The gym is open Monday through Saturday, and offers a variety of membership options to meet you where you are, and where you want to be.

See the membership options here.

East Memphis Athletic Club


East Memphis Athletic Club features a wide variety of ways to workout and get fit including, but not limited to, ‘Bodypump’, ‘Bodystep’, ‘Tone’, ‘Core,’ and spinning classes, along with team training and pilates. 

Members also have access to their sauna and locker rooms—and if you have a child, they’ve got you covered! EMAC has a nursery center for children to stay while their parents put in work. 

Grab a guest pass for $40 to try them out for a week!

Klein Fitness

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Klein Fitness offers individuals affordable personal trainers to help them reach their fitness and exercise goals. The fitness center has all new fitness equipment for members to use, and provides personalized fitness plans and nutritions plans to help participants stay on track. 

Available services include: personal training, group training, gym memberships, and Peloton bike memberships too. 

Schedule a session here.

Fusion Fitness

Fusion Fitness, located in Bartlett, offers an array of fitness opportunities to get healthy and fit. This center includes many exercise classes and programs, including yoga, strength training, pre and post natal workouts, and more. Fusion Fitness also offers many workshops, along with personal training and nutrition counseling. 

Considering joining? Drop in to one of their classes for FREE

Highpoint Climbing Gym

Reach for the sky! Highpoint Climbing Gym is a fitness center located near Shelby Farms, that offers multiple opportunities for exercise and strength training. Membership to the gym offers unlimited climbing time, training classes, gear and personal training,  discounts and more. Yoga and group fitness classes are free with any membership or day pass, and youth programing is also available for ages 3 and up.

Grab a day pass and check it out!

Delta Groove Yoga 

Delta Groove Yoga is a yoga studio located in Overton Square that focuses on healing and transforming lives. With a mission to “heal, uplift, and inspire”, DGY strives to help individuals find balance and strength within themselves. 

The studio offers a long list of classes including ‘Yin Yoga’, ‘Gentle Yoga’, ‘Empowerment Yoga’, and more. There are daily classes, along with frequent workshops and events—and, in addition, DYG also offers a healing arts center and yoga school.

See class pricing and packages here.

BodyWorkz Pole Fitness

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Maybe you’ve seen J. Lo in Hustlers a couple of times. Well, BodyWorkz is a pole fitness center that specializes in choreographed dance fitness classes that’ll you feeling yourself! Between ‘Beginner’s Pole,’  ‘Twerk the Pounds Away’, and  ‘Lollipop Pole Fitness’,  your confidence and and body is gonna be poppin’ by summer. 

If you’re looking for more, BodyWorkz also offers party packages! Enjoy a fun, unforgettable night out with friends while also staying healthy and fit. It’s a win-win! 

Learn more about classes here.

ATC Fitness

With 12 locations in the area, and 24-hour access, ATC Fitness is one of the most convenient gyms in the Memphis area. Membership to the facility includes access to state of the art equipment, along with tanning beds, HydroMassage Chairs, and a health and fitness program for elders.

Regarding COVID, the gym is taking multiple steps and precautions to keep visitors safe, such as their implementation of air purification systems and frequently sanitizing gym equipment. 

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