The 15 best gyms in NYC residential buildings

Posted April 12, 2018 by 

Jay Wright, founder and CEO of The Wright Fit, a gym design and management consultancy, is behind many of the gorgeous gyms in high-end NYC residential buildings, from 15 Central Park West to 56 Leonard. The Wright Fit has a very specific philosophy that guides their design and programming for their clients’ facilities. “That philosophy is called centerpoint strategy. The goal of is to create balance, functional longevity, and optimal quality of life for our clients and the residents of the building. We are trying to get people off of fixed path motion machines, where the actual machines define the path of motion, and teach people about their bodies. We like to challenge people to evolve their way of thinking.”

Wright says that time and proximity are the biggest barriers to working out. By creating gorgeous gyms in residential buildings, those two barriers are eliminated. So if you live one of these buildings with amazing gyms, let us envy you as you run down the stairs (forget the elevator) and start sweating. Ahead, we’ve rounded up the 15 best residential gyms that are getting New Yorkers’ heart rates pumping.

9. 125 Greenwich Street

125 greenwich street, rafael vinoly, financial district

Renderings courtesy of March

125 Greenwich Street provides amenities on its top three floors, including a 15,000-square-foot, residents-only, private club called The 88 dedicated to lifestyle and wellness with sweeping skyline and water views. Wellness amenities take care of the mind, body, and soul and include a 50-foot lap pool with poolside chaise lounges, men’s and women’s locker rooms, a spa with a sauna, steam room, massage therapy rooms, and a treatment room for by-appointment professional hairstyling, manicure, and pedicure services; a quiet relaxation lounge; and a fully equipped fitness center, weight room, and yoga studio with 24-hour access, top-of-the-line equipment, and a private training room.


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