Exercise for many is a way of life and a growing trend is the concept of CrossFit, a program that offers individuals a full-body workout. The workouts vary greatly depending on the trainer and also the facility, but in general CrossFit combines the elements of core training, cardio, gymnastics and weight lifting. There are CrossFit gyms steadily opening up in all areas of the Windy City, but here you will find the best CrossFit gyms in Chicago. For additional CrossFit gyms, please check out this link.

Lincoln Park CrossFit
2727 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 480-0821

Anyone new to CrossFit will appreciate the free week of fitness offered at Lincoln Park CrossFit. Just e-mail the facility to get started and take advantage of this opportunity to find out what CrossFit is all about. There is also a second CrossFit facility located on Broadway Street in the Edgewater area, so be sure to check out the website for more specific details on the second location. Lincoln Park CrossFit offers professional coaching in nutrition, strength and conditioning.

River North CrossFit
330 W. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 643-0406

River North CrossFit offers one-on-one training and small group training for all hours the facility is open. River North CrossFit also offers a Corporate Wellness Program where its coaches will come to a work site and train the employees; the workouts can be modified to meet all fitness levels and goals. River North CrossFit will even do a team building event. If companies or groups are looking to building camaraderie, a workout may be the perfect way to accomplish it.

CrossFit Chicago
1444 W. Willow St.
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 281-0411

CrossFit Chicago is located in the Lincoln Park area and offers an over 11,000-square-foot facility, indoor parking and numerous other amenities listed on its website. Programs offered include CrossFit Chicago, CrossFit Chicago Women’s Only and CrossFit Kids for ages 6 to 12 years old. The website also has a link with its blog posts on nutrition which includes a variety of healthy and delicious recipes.

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CrossFit 312
1201 W. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 563-9348

CrossFit 312 offers an 11,000-square-foot facility with five different training spaces and an abundance of equipment that is suitable for any type of training. CrossFit 312 also partners with Whitney Young Aquatics and coaches swim lessons and performance. Services offered include group training, private coaching, program design and nutrition coaching.

CrossFit Logan
2080 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 893-0187

CrossFit Logan serves the Bucktown and Logan Square areas and this facility welcomes individuals from all fitness levels. CrossFit Logan will make sure the workouts are beneficial to anyone at any fitness level. It offers daily classes, seminars, sport-specific training, personal training and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. CrossFit Logan teaches a “360 degree approach to health and fitness, encompassing diet, training and lifestyle.”

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