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While CrossFit is no longer the hottest fad on the fitness scene, it remains one of the most strenuous, sweat-inducing regimens you can find. CrossFit Valkyrie is one of the county’s best, with top-notch trainers and a central location in Elmsford. CrossFit Mount Kisco, Eastchester’s NorthEast Crossfit, and CrossFit Port Chester are also great boxes to snag a truly intense workout. And while they have expanded beyond their affiliate titles, White Plains’ Westchester Fit and Pleasantville’s Immortal Fitness (above) are also superb group-fitness locations.
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With a location in Scarsdale’s Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center, Barry’s Bootcamp (above) is one of the trendiest places to get an exhausting workout in a safe and supportive atmosphere right now. Perhaps a step down from CrossFit in terms of sheer intensity, Barry’s combination of HIIT cardio interspersed with bouts of strength training makes for one truly effective fitness methodology.
Fuel for Fitness
Lastly, if you really want to get out your aggression in the name of good health, consider Westchester’s two UFC Gyms, in Mamaroneck and White Plains. The fighting-focused fitness chain offers a range of classes, in such specialties as daily boot camp, kickboxing conditioning, TRX bands, and Fight Fit, a class that combines both cardio and MMA combat.