Best of Boston

2004 Best Health Club

The Sports Club/LA

Still the poshest place in town to break a sweat, the Sports Club/LA is much more than a meeting place for the wealthy and healthy. Every gym has rows of equipment and a fitness staff, but only the Sports Club/LA has a view overlooking the Common and more than 50 private trainers ready to whip your body into tip-top shape. Add the full-size indoor basketball and squash courts, Pilates room, pool, and 35 group classes,and you have no excuse for skipping the workouts.

4 Avery St., Boston, 617-375-8200,