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Summer Gym Guide

Looking for a new gym? We’ve done the research, making choosing the right one for you even easier.


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The Oahu Club
6800 Hawaii Kai Drive, Honolulu 395-3300
Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Dues & Fees: $300 to $600 inititation, $60 to $135 monthly fees.
Parking: Free parking.
Equipment: Free weights, weight machines and cardio training.
Classes: More than 45 classes a week, including group fitness, aqua training, cardio, tennis and weight/resistance training.
Notes: The Oahu Club is a private membership club with an active, fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Provided towels. Pool.

The Private Gym
320 Ward Ave., Suite 101, Honolulu 596-9273
By appointment only.
Dues & Fees: Private sessions, $55. Buddy, $35. Group, $25.
Parking: Reserved stalls on site and free visitor parking.
Equipment: Free weights, weight machines and cardio training.
Classes: Pilates, group strength and personal training.
Notes: The Private Gym specializes in professionally supervised workouts, focusing on individual and buddy training, senior strength, weight reduction and sport-specific training.

Women's Wellness & Fitness Center (AKA W2 Fitness)
Waipio Gentry Business Park, 94-530 Ukee St., Waipahu 680-0092 www.w2fitness.com
Mon.-Fri., 5 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., closed.
Dues & Fees: Fees depend on each client's program.
Parking: Free lot parking or valet, $1.
Equipment: Free weights, weight machines and cardio training.
Classes: About 20 types of classes, including aqua aerobics, belly dancing, cardio, hi-low aerobics and step, kickboxing, yoga, strength and stamina, tai chi and turbo kick.
Notes: A full-service women's gym. Laundry service provided. Towels available. Childcare offered. You'll also find massage therapy, a pool and locker room amenities.

YMCA of Honolulu
7 Oahu Health & Fitness locations, 536-3556
Hours vary
Dues & Fees: $72 initiation fee, $30 to $40 monthly
Parking: Varies
Equipment: Free weights, weight machines and cardio training.
Classes: Low-impact, core/abdominal training, active older adult, circuit classes, cardio, cycling, women-only classes, teen fitness, teen basketball, team sports, martial arts and dance.
Notes: Seven of the nine YMCA branches offer health and fitness programs. Pools available.

Still need a little push to work out?
Consider these powerful motivators:

YOUR HEALTH: This year about 1.2 million Americans will have a heart attack, and of them, about 452,000 of them will die. Those people don’t get a chance to turn over a new leaf and start exercising. Other sobering stats: Each minute, six Americans dies from diabetes or related complications, and one in four adult Americans have high blood pressure.

YOUR WEIGHT: Approximately 64.5 percent of adults (127 million) in the United States are overweight, 30.5 percent are obese, and 4.7 percent are severely obese.

YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE: According to John Kristofich, a cardiologist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, exercise “helps with mental health, alertness, and helps relieve stress, depression and anxiety. Exercise your body; it appreciates that you’re helping it out and it pays you back.”

-Aimee Harris

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