Best of Boston

Best Gym, Specialized

1995 Best Gym, Bargain

YMCA of Greater Boston Central Branch

Maybe it's not as posh as some of the higher-priced clubs, but the Y has, yet again, first-rate offerings: squash, pool, yoga, tai chi, and [...] read more»
1994 Best Gym, Serious

Gold’s Gym

No frivolity at this warehouse-like gym, across the street from Fenway Park. Just acres of free weights, Cybex and cardiovascular equipment, and serious members form [...] read more»
1994 Best Gym, Funky

Metropolitan Health Club

Metropolitan's underground decor includes exposed stone walls, purple neon lights, big plants, and great shower curtains in the women's locker rooms. The mainly gay clientele [...] read more»
1994 Best Gym, Women-Only


Tons of equipment, two aerobics studios in Cambridge and three studios in Brookline, each offering more than 100 classes per week, early and late hours, [...] read more»
1987 Best Gym, Women's Workouts

Women’s Athletic Club at the YMCA

A lot of bounce for the buck. read more»