Fitness

This Portland Gym Offers Free Classes for People in Recovery

Since 2019, the Recovery Gym in NW Portland has been redefining recovery.

09/08/2021 By Alli Weseman

Health & Wellness

In Portland, the Maskless Workout Makes a Comeback

Most businesses don’t care for the state’s vaccine verification rules. One exception? The gym.

06/14/2021 By Cami Hughes

Work It Out

One Portland Gym Owner on the Pandemic and the CrossFit Controversy

Anton Fero, owner of Blue House, officially cut ties with CrossFit. What's next?

07/21/2020 By Lauren Carlos

Fitness

A Portland Fitness Start-Up Aims to Kill the Gym Membership

Joyn's Etsy-style clearinghouse of innovative, idiosyncratic workout classes emphasizes inclusivity and fun.

05/17/2018 By Sam Pape

Fitness: Gonna Make You Sweat

9 Portland Gyms & Fitness Studios to Know

Squats and burpees? Spin bikes and club vibes? Old-school kettlebell swings and snatches? No matter your style, this city has something for you.

12/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Tuck Woodstock, Kelly Clarke, and Fiona McCann

Gym Spotlight

Portland’s New Body-Positive, Queer-Centric Gym Opens September 2

What’s it like to work out in a space that shuns diet culture? Liberation Barbell wants to find out.

08/14/2017 By Tuck Woodstock

Gym Spotlight

Molly “Fearless” McConnell Might Be Portland’s Biggest Boxing Secret

The two-time world champion builds a close-knit gym family with world-class technical training and workouts for all levels.

03/08/2017 By Regan Breeden

Fit City

Gym Spotlight: POINT Gym and Kitchen

This Central Eastside warehouse encourages Portlanders to train indoors and play outdoors.

08/22/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

GET FIT

The Portland Fitness Revolution

Parkour fitness. Twerking-inspired workouts. A locally hatched yoga style. Body-positive trainers. In Portland, there’s always a new way to work out.

06/24/2016 Edited by Zach Dundas By Katelyn Best, Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, Benjamin Tepler, and Tuck Woodstock

SWEAT IT OUT

These Five New Portland Gyms Will Keep Your Workout Fresh

From a circus performer-turned-Pilates innovator to a kettlebell-focused gym, here’s a fistful of hot new fitness options.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best and Zach Dundas

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Gym Spotlight: Hyatt Training

If you’re ready to pony up for a personal trainer, this Northwest Portland studio offers plenty of options.

03/24/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

FIT CITY

A New Life for Conduit Dance

Displaced from downtown, a local nonprofit embraces its new home in the Ford Building.

03/09/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

FIT CITY

The Bar Method Opens a New Studio in Lake Oswego

Lake Oswegans can try the low-impact, barre-based workout starting March 20.

03/07/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: Müv Training Portland

If your workout routines tend to get stale quickly, mix it up with Müv’s multitude of classes.

01/27/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Discover a Former Sicilian Circus Performer's Specialized Pilates Method

Northeast Portland's new Begin Pilates studio makes Pilates accessible for any age level.

01/11/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

OM BASE

Move Over, Bikram! There’s a New Hot Yoga Style in Town

Hot Yoga for Life’s Kelly Suttell chats about inventing KinetiK yoga and replacing Bikram with her own hatha sequence.

12/16/2015 Photography by Tuck Woodstock

FIT CITY

Check Out Portland Rock Gym’s Impressive Remodel

Heads up, climbers! The newest rock walls in town have popped up in the country's second-oldest climbing gym, along with a new weight room, yoga studio, and eats from Prasad.

09/29/2015 By Megan Haverman

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: Me Fitness Studios

Me Fitness’s incredible array of classes, studios, and amenities make it one of the best fitness deals in town.

09/28/2015 By Tuck Woodstock

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: RidePDX Amps Up the Competition

With blacklights and leaderboard-driven indoor cycling classes, this new South Waterfront studio wants to bring out the road racer in you.

07/24/2015 By Allison Jones

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Orangetheory Fitness Arrives in Tigard with Heart Rate-Powered Workouts

5 questions for the owners of the burbs' newest sweat destination, combining treadmill sprints and rowing machines with circuit-style strength training.

06/08/2015 By Allison Jones