The Lowdown on Milford Area Gyms

Are you looking to get healthier and fit?  The common phrase for being healthier is, “diet and exercise”.  When it comes to exercising, people have so many different ways they stay in shape.  Some prefer to do it on their own with solo runs in the great outdoors while others like the structure of a gym or health club.   The Milford area has lots of gym options for anyone ranging from "Fitness Gurus" to "Fitness Who-Knews." Below are some gyms to check out for a healthier lifestyle if you live in the Souhegan Valley of New Hampshire.

FitLab Milford   

FitLab is a well-known chain with a location at 191 Elm Street in the heart of Milford.    It is known for its spacious clubs with instructor led classes, personal training and tons of exercise equipment.  There is a vibe here that shouts out their love for fitness and they do not treat you as an anonymous individual.  The group classes are inspiring and offer a lot of variety.  There are workout options for all levels of fitness.  The owners are hands on and have over 20 years’ experience working in and owning health clubs.   The center also has personal training, a nutrition planning component if you want it, childcare services, saunas, a private women’s only gym and free wi-fi in their facility.  New subscribers can often get an introductory special.  Parking is easy and on site.

Hampshire Hills Athletic Club 

Located at 50 Emerson Road just off Route 13, this club has a lot to offer its patrons.  Hampshire Hills was established in 1973 they have been a constant in the Milford area for a long time.  This beautiful facility has recently gone through major renovations and offers a host of services and fitness options.  When you enter the facility you immediately get a feeling of being a part of a “club” atmosphere.  We mean that in a good way.  You will be greeted and you will feel welcome immediately.  Here you will find a wide variety of fitness instructor led classes in the gym, the fitness studios and in the pool.  There are squash and racket ball courts, indoor cycling classes and a full fitness and free weight area.  The club offers both indoor and outdoor swimming pools and tennis courts.  They have outdoor sports fields, walking trails and host summer camps for kids here too.  The adjoining Hampshire Dome offers indoor soccer leagues and instruction, running tracks, seasonal golf practice and they host events.  The club has child care on site and options for dining.  This is a full-service club.  Parking is plentiful.  Memberships can run annually or you can opt for a summer only program.  There are lots of plans and price ranges to fit your budget. 

9Round Fitness Center  

The concept behind the 9Round program is to provide a great workout to members in just 30 minutes per visit.  The center in Milford is located in the Lorden Plaza at 586 Nashua St.  It is very close to the apartments at The Ridge at Eastern Trails.  Members workout individually with a program that includes 9 workout stations that you progressively work through during each session.  Instructors and trainers are on site to assist and motivate you as you go through the stations.  Workouts change each time you go in to keep you challenged and progressing towards your goals.  There is a nutrition component that you can opt into as well.  This is a total body workout that you can get on your schedule as there is not set time for workouts.  Just show up at the center when you want to.  There are no child care facilities.  These franchises allow you to work out at their sister locations which is great if you travel.  Parking at Lorden Plaza is easy and plentiful..

CrossFit Souhegan   

This center is located at 261 Elm Street in Milford.  CrossFit Souhegan offers Group and individual classes in this large fully equipped location.  Many folks wonder what a cross fit workout is comprised of.  It is a form of high intensity strength and condition training that is made up of functional movements.  Movements are varied to prevent injuries and fatigue.  At the Milford center you get a workout that involves warm ups, movement skills, strength training metabolic conditioning and range of motion skills.  Workouts are tailored to the individual.  The center offers online training and nutritional coaching too.  Parking is located nearby. 

New Hampshire Power Yoga    

This yoga studio offers a variety of yoga and pilates classes.  NH Power Yoga is located at 704 Milford Rd in Merrimack, NH.  Just minutes from the Milford town line along route Route 101A.  This studio has been named Best of the area for 9 years and the immaculate and Zen like atmosphere will be evident to you as you enter the studio.  The studio is a Baptiste Yoga affiliate and so it offers this hot yoga  practice based on this philosophy.  It is adaptable to any level of physical ability.  Special classes often appear on their schedule such as outdoor yoga in affiliation with the LaBelle Winery property in Amherst.  It’s pretty cool to do your practice in the vineyards there.   Parking is plentiful at their Studio.  You can opt for a plan that allows you to drop into classes or to sign on for a long term program. 

Work Out Near Your Apartment

Living in Milford New Hampshire is easy when you choose an apartment from Red Oak Apartments.  We have several locations in Milford, NH that are close to shopping, schools and gyms.  Our property at the Ridge at Eastern Trails or at Milford Trails offers pet friendly apartment living in a convenient location with affordable prices.  Check it out here.