If you’re looking for a new gym or are motivated to improve your fitness, make exercise by easy by combining it with your MARTA commute. Several gyms and fitness studios are a short walk from rail stations, and your walk to and from the train is a great way to warm up. See the list below to explore your options.
With multiple locations around the city, it’s easy to get your workout in at LA Fitness. The gym locations closest to MARTA stations are LA Fitness Perimeter Point (next to the Sandy Springs station on the red line), LA Fitness Peachtree Road (near the Lenox MARTA station on the gold line) and LA Fitness Midtown next to Tech Square in Midtown (exit at the North Avenue or Midtown station).
The Forum Athletic Club
A modern gym with fitness classes, the The Forum Athletic Club is inside Lenox Square Mall in Buckhead. The Lenox MARTA station is closest, but you can also walk from the Buckhead station.
An indoor workout studio across the street from the Midtown MARTA station, Vibe Ride has pound, barre and cycling classes. As a bonus, you can refuel or hydrate at nearby restaurants or Publix grocery store before or after your workout. There’s also a Vibe Ride location in Grant Park, about 14-minute walk from the King Memorial MARTA station.
A short walk away from the Midtown and Decatur MARTA stations is Orangetheory Fitness. Enjoy a variety of exercise classes that change daily. Studios also have treadmills, a bike, a strider and rowers. Heart rate science and monitoring is used to help you burn calories.
Two blocks away from the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold lines, Anytime Fitness is a gym open 24 hours/day. Fitness classes, personal training and some corporate discounts are also available.
Resolution Fitness is next to the Peachtree Center MARTA station in the 191 Peachtree building. Fitness classes, sauna, steam room and a gym are on site, along with complimentary workout clothes if needed.
Near the Candler Park MARTA station on the blue line, CrossFit RX is a specialty gym if you want to try CrossFit or are a fan. A free intro workout is available to new students.
FitWit of Kirkwood/Decatur is at 2191 College Ave NE about a block away from the East Lake MARTA station on the blue line. The focus is on cross-training workouts for beginners and advanced fitness levels.
East Decatur Station
Also on the east side of Atlanta, East Decatur Station is commercial center about a block from the Avondale MARTA station. There are several workout studios to choose from:
- Pinnacle Fitness (strength and interval training in a class setting, and personal training is also available)
- Pace23 Indoor Cycling
- Atlanta Barbell Gym