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A few weeks ago I joined a few other local bloggers for a night out at University Station in Westwood, about 18 miles outside of the city. My coworker/fellow blogger Liz and I took the Commuter Rail to the route 128 stop and then walked the mile to Life Time Athletic for the first part of the evening.

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Once there we met up with Agnes, Kristen, Danielle, Jessica, Janelle, Jill and others for an alpha training session with trainers Tanya and Kyle. Alpha training consisted of a variety of different functional exercises Рwalking lunges, burpees, rowing, squats, running and more. After an hour-long sweat session, we had 20 minutes to clean up in the LUXURIOUS locker rooms before going on a tour of the facility.

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Let me start by saying that Life Time Athletic isn’t really a gym, it’s a destination with everything you could need. Seriously. They have everything and you could easily spend an entire day, or two, or a week, without leaving. There is every type of workout area – functional training, spin class, basketball court, yoga and pilates studios, etc. – a huge cafe, a salon, a spa and HUGE indoor and outdoor pools.

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The price is steep (starts around $150 a month), but if you live near by and plan to go often, it would be so worth the money. I actually live a few miles away in the next town over, and have been dying to become a member. I’m still trying to figure out if I’d get the $150/month out of it, but I’ll let you know if I do.

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After wrapping up our tour, we stopped by Sports Authority for a complimentary small shopping spree before crossing the street for a delicious dinner at Bonefish Grill. More on that later!


Tell me: have you been to a Lifetime Athletic before?