Best Gym: YMCA

From the March 28, 2013 edition

With Urban Active, the reigning champ of this category, closing (LA Fitness bought out its clubs last year), a new titleholder was eminent.

It looks like readers went with an oldie but a goodie — the Central Ohio YMCA.

Memberships cost about $30 a month for young adults, and highlights include free group exercise classes and free kid care while you’re working out.

Health classes on things like stress management and nutrition bring a holistic complement to the Y’s total package.

Best Gym runners-up: Lifetime Fitness, Pure Barre

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