This article is sponsored by JAG Physical Therapy.

Let’s be honest people, it takes a lot of scheduling, motivation and mental stamina to plunge into a workout routine. From finding the right class to becoming an exercise enthusiast, a simple thing called “life” could impact your gym goals. Thankfully, there is a new surge of fitness classes that cater to a variety of fitness enthusiasts.

These include the stressed out mom who needs to meditate, the cyclists who need to pedal away their problems, the athlete who wants to bulk up or the dancer who wants to tighten his or her core. Check out these classes along the Jersey Shore that have the best strength training for body and mind.

This article is sponsored by JAG Physical Therapy. Get Back the Life you Love.

AB Fitness

Location: 1136 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright
jersey shore, best gymsDetails: Don’t let the Baywatch beach bodies strolling in and out of this fitness center intimidate you, but do let them inspire you. Ashley Bissett, personal trainer and owner of AB Fitness, knows how to make her clients feel comfortable while kicking them into great shape. AB’s class schedule offers a wide variety of body conditioning for all levels. Whether you love to drip in sweat from doing spin (sign up for the high-energy Torque & Tone) or burn fat with intense circuit training (Express is the way to go), this is the place to take a break from all the hustle and bustle while building serious muscle.
More info: or call 732-784-7312


jersey shore, best gymsLocation: 772 River Road, Fair Haven
Details: The minute you enter this spiritual space of body acceptance you’ll never want to leave. With a laid-back desk staff and a string of skilled yoga teachers, Fire Barre instructors and dance educators you instantly feel at “OM”. Their eagerness to help you fine-tune your poses and use of encouraging mantras to help fight off the fatigue is a gift to getting in shape.
More info: or call 732-268-8350


jersey shore, best gymsLocation: 1054 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright
Details: Kicking, punching and twerking! The owners of this dance-based studio have found the winning combination for having fun while working out. With a rousing playlist, easy to learn hip hop steps and unstoppable sweat-inducing routines, classes are filled with loyal followers and dance seeking clients wanting to bust a move any day of the week.
More info: or call 732-530-1112

jersey shore, best gymsThe Pilates Project

Location: 560 River Road, Fair Haven
Details: Hoping to minimize your muffin top (who isn’t?) then this core strengthening technique will help blast away the bulge, perfect your posture and increase your flexibility. With an accommodating class schedule and personal private sessions, this friendly fitness venue caters to all ages and levels.
More info: or call 732-530-5050

Pure Barre

jersey shore, best gymsLocation: 127 Broad Street, Red Bank
Details: You’ll feel like you are arching and dipping in the comfort of your own basement when your feet hit the floor in this beautifully maintained studio. The instructors, with their innovative barre training, help guide you through a series of light-weight repetitions, powerful abdominal exercises and body bends you’ve only seen yourself mastering in your dreams! You’ll definitely feel the burn, but your sculpted arms and legs will thank you later.
More info: or call 732-843-7873

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