The Difference between TRY & Triumph is a little UMPH - Delaware Gym GuideTo Gym or not to Gym, that is the age old New Year’s question, right?  It’s a personal choice without a doubt.  Need a little UMPH to help you decide? Whether you need and/or want to shed a few LBs, tone up or just get moving, can help. We’ve done the hardest work out for you -that is, collected the top LOCAL Gym Membership locations in North Delaware. So how do you choose which is best for you? Compare – Location(parking), price(commitment) & amenities(icing on the cake). Act quick – as some have great January Membership specials.  Make no excuses to improve YOU in 2013!

YMCA Delaware January 2013 DealYMCA of Delaware

The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.

Locations:  6 in Delaware:  Downtown Wilmington, Brandywine(Rt 202), Kirkwood Hwy, Bear-Glascow, Dover, Rehoboth

Amenities: Unlimited use of all 6 YMCA of Delaware locations • fitness classes (Aquatic/Aerobic) • Kids Zone (drop-in babysitting) • Family and Older Adult Programs •  individualized fitness center orientation by our expert staff •  “Smart Start” session: A goal setting session that starts customizing a plan with a wellness center professional. • Family swim and access to lap lanes • Reduced rates on classes and programs • Priority registration • Full membership special events • AWAY program (Membership is honored at most YMCAs outside of a 50 mile radius across the country, free of charge or at reduced rates). • Volunteer opportunities

Specials: REFER a Friend, GET a FREE Month; JOIN in JAN and pay NO JOINER FEE, thru 1/31/13. Visit for more information.


planet fitness burn calories not cashPlanet Fitness

Judgement Free Zone® | No commitments |  Planet Fitness is here to provide a unique environment in which anyone – and we mean anyone – can be comfortable. A diverse, Judgement Free Zone® where a lasting, active lifestyle can be built. Our product is a tool, a means to an end; not a brand name or a mold-maker, but a tool that can be used by anyone. In the end, it’s all about you. As we evolve and educate ourselves, we will seek to perfect this safe, energetic environment, where everyone feels accepted and respected. We are not here to kiss your butt, only to kick it if that’s what you need. We need you, because face it, our planet wouldn’t be the same without you. You belong!

Locations: 2 in Delaware – Wilmington and Newark

Amenities: A clean, stylish, hassle-free facilities that are filled with tons of brand-name cardio and strength equipment, and a lot of happy people. If you’re looking for a comfortable, friendly place to exercise, and like a great deal, then you’ll love Planet Fitness. You can even conveniently sign up online at

Specials: Thru JAN 9th – $10 DOWN/$10 Month.

Snap Fitness DelawareSnap Fitness

We’ll help you get the workouts – and results – that you want.  No gym gives you more for your money, as we offer the best cardio and strength-training fitness equipment, 24 hour gym access, introductory fitness programs to help you get you started and a host of online services to help you get results. With gym memberships starting at about $1 a day, we guarantee you’ll see the difference – or your money back.

Locations: 5 locations in North Delaware – Hockessin, Middletown, Newark, New Castle, Smyrna

Amenities: Industry’s best fitness equipment, including cardio, strength training equipment and more; Access to convenient 24 hour gym locations worldwide; No long-term binding fitness club contracts, no hassles; No waiting lines for fitness equipment or crowded parking lots; Clean, comfortable, safe environment; Fast fitness workouts, friendly place; Personal training services to get you started on a fitness program for better results! Fitness Score Session with a personal trainer* ($100 value) – learn your Fitness Score as our personal trainer measures your  strength, flexibility and cardio condition, and recommends a 60-day fitness plan to improve your health “Basic 8” Personal Training Session – get free fitness instruction and learn our total-body, 30-minute workout plan to shape your body quickly and safely Online workouts and meal plans – choose from workouts and nutrition plans designed by experts, or create your own through your own customized web page at  Workout rewards program – win prizes just for making regular visits to your Snap Fitness gym Regular check-ins – stay accountable through our check-in calls and 30-day body measurement session Workout Buddies – stick to your fitness training plan by bringing friends to work out at your closest 24 hour gym with you.

Specials:FREE WEEK – no risk before you try. | It Pays To Be A Snap Fitness Member – In addition to the tremendous fitness club offerings you get from Snap Fitness, your gym membership also gives you access to hundreds of discounts on brand-name services and apparel. Take a look at all of the national discounts available to Snap Fitness members, and find a gym in your area to see even more great deals. For more information, visit 


Anytime Fitness

convenience + culture | Over 1 million members choose Anytime Fitness. Why? Because it’s convenient, affordable, and fun. And with 24/7 access to thousands of our clubs around the globe, you can workout on your terms. Fitness has never been so easy.

Locations: 4 locations in North Delaware. Bear, Newark, Wilmington, Smyrna, (Middletown coming soon)

Amenities: We fit your busy schedule and on-the-go lifestyle. You can workout when it’s best for you—day or night! Our clubs are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Your Anytime Fitness membership allows you to visit thousands of clubs, at no extra cost. As each Anytime Fitness club is independently owned and operated, we encourage you to contact the club of your choice for specific pricing information.  24-hour tanning at many clubs. You can add an unlimited tanning option to your membership, or you can “pay as you go” . Integrated access and security with remote monitoring of surveillance systems provides round-the-clock safety and security. Personal safety devices allow for one-touch access to emergency care. Private restrooms with showers offer convenience for those who wish to change at the club or freshen up before they leave. Maximize your membership with 24/7 access to Anytime Health—your online resource for living well. For more information, visit

Specials: Each new member receives a FREE personal fitness orientation, including an explanation and demonstration of basic exercise principles and a quick, safe, and effective exercise program.



Curves 30 minute workout exercises every major muscle group and burns up to 500 calories through a proven program of strength training, cardio and stretching.  But we’ve always known that the best solution for weight loss requires a complete approach.  You need exercise to boost your metabolism, a diet that starves fat and feeds muscle, and the encouragement and support necessary to stay on track.  With this in mind, we introduced Curves Complete – a complete program with diet, exercise, and motivation – all in one program, and all in one place.  Curves Complete has been proven to reduce fat and increase lean muscle, all while boosting metabolism.

Locations: 6 locations in North Delaware – Wilmington, Fairfax, Pike Creek, Newport, Bear, New Castle

Amenities:  A fitness and weight-loss facility designed especially for women. Meal plans that are simple and personalized to your tastes and habits. A workout that includes both cardio exercise and strength training – key to raising metabolism and maintaining tone. Weekly one-on-one meetings with a Curves Coach certified by the prestigious Cleveland Clinic

Specials: Exercise + Meal Plan + Coaching = $12.95/Week Schedule a FREE, No Obligation Appointment – For more informaiton, visit