April 13, 2024

From Crossfit to Planet Fitness, gyms to work out at in Waukesha

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Amber Crider, club manager of Planet Fitness in Waukesha, works out operational details with her new staff during the gym's opening week in early December. The 20,000-square-foot fitness center joins an unusually long list of gyms in the city.

WAUKESHA – The journey to a healthier you can begin through many new doors in the city in 2020.

As Jan. 1 rolls around, it’s not unusual to see local gyms filled with patrons carrying out New Year’s resolutions, but seldom in Waukesha’s history has there been so many new places to make it all possible.

Fitness hopefuls who made a promise to themselves have a notably denser concentrations of gyms in the city. With the opening of Planet Fitness on Dec. 5, three fitness facilities, all much larger than the strip-mall variety, were ready to capture the crowds, though each caters to a slightly different target audience.

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Amber Crider, club manager of the Waukesha Planet Fitness at Main Street and Manhattan Drive near Woodman’s Food Market, has already seen an influx of new members and expects to see more in the new year.