While we offer a variety of fitness-focused amenities onsite, staying active during winter near our luxury Brooklyn apartments can still be challenging. From the short days to the bitter temperatures, finding the motivation to sweat is harder during the colder months. After you’ve stopped by our onsite fitness center, or taken a class at our yoga studio, head out into the best neighborhood in Brooklyn to discover new and exciting fitness endeavors. There are ways to break a sweat beyond free weights and elliptical machines, right near your Gowanus apartment.
Brooklyn Boulders, 575 Degraw Street
Just a 10-minute walk from our luxury Brooklyn apartments, you can scale a mountain – well, an indoor one anyway. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned rock climber, there’s something for you at Brooklyn Boulders. This unique fitness center offers indoor rock climbing in a variety of manners, including virtual reality climbing and caters to those with no experience or those who’ve been climbing for years. First-timers will head into an Intro to Climbing class with lots of instruction and the opportunity to meet other newbs in the community as well! Not only will you break a sweat, you might even make a friend.
HIIT Box, 527 Carroll Street
Situated less than half a mile from your front door, this gym has been named the best high-intensity interval training gym in New York City. HIIT Box utilizes short, timed sets alternating between cardio and strength training to keep your body burning calories for up to 36 hours after a workout! With short sets ranging from 20 seconds to 60 seconds, you’ll work very hard for short bursts and reap the benefits for hours to come. They offer a variety of classes for all fitness levels, though none of them will leave you wishing you worked harder.
Sometimes getting out of the standard gym and into a community of fitness can kickstart your journey. With options onsite at our luxury Brooklyn apartments, and several fitness-focused businesses in greater Gowanus, you’re sure to get fit and build friendships along the way.