Fitness in La Jolla: Gym, Yoga, Cycling, and more!

With San Diego Restaurant Week in full swing and the holidays just around the corner, it’s a good time to start a fitness plan that will lead to a healthy lifestyle. You don’t have to wait until the New Year to get healthy. Now is the time to get a head start, or if you’re like me, we still have three more months to finish this years resolution! La Jolla offers many great gyms, yoga studios, and personal trainers to help you get in shape. Traditional gyms offer you a great workout atmosphere, but there are also many other great choices out there to stay fit. Alternative workout routines such as pilates or spin, provide an amazing way to get your heartbeat pumping. With many clubs and studios offering free week long trials, it is an easy, convenient, and motivational way to look and feel better. Here are some of the top fitness clubs in La Jolla to check out.



The La Jolla Sports Club is a beautiful fitness club nestled right inside the heart to the village. Located on the corner of Fay and Silverado, the club has complimentary validated parking, over 80 classes per week (ranging from body pump to spin), steam rooms, and a child care center. With the club opening at 5:00AM weekdays, and staying open as late as 10:00PM Monday through Wednesday, it’s a perfect choice when looking for convenience and accessibility. Be sure to mention the La Jolla Blue Book when you call them to receive your free 7 day trial membership!

For residents searching the UTC area, check out The Sporting Club or the newly renovated 24-Hour Fitness at the UTC mall. The Sporting Club, located on University Center Lane next to the Aventine, offers a spacious and chic workout environment. You will find a wide variety of luxury amenities including an outdoor lap pool, tennis courts, a multi-level workout space filled with high-end machines, and an expansive spa with body packages, message therapies, and hot stones. Check out their website for more information and to receive your 5 day trial to the club.

For an innovative and different kind of workout, try a class at The Rush Indoor Cycling Studio. With an array of different spin classes, The Rush offers something a little different from your traditional gym workout. Whether you are a beginner or spin enthusiast, don’t be shy and try one of the Rush’s top of the line spin bikes. Located right in Birdrock, the studio offers 45+ minute classes, and fun music themed classes, seven days a week. Check out their website for special offers, www.therushstudio.com

In the mood for some relaxing Yoga? Why not try a Hot Yoga class! Located in Pacific Beach, Yoga Tropics, offers a vast array of hot yoga classes including warm, hot, advanced, and family fun yoga. Yoga Tropics also offers monthly workshops focusing on different variations and practices of yoga. From Cacao, Thai Massage, to 108 Sun salutations, these workshops are definitely worth trying if you’re looking for something entirely new and fun.

A more recent workout trend to hit La Jolla is Pilates. The Marla Bingham Studio offers a different approach to working the core of your body. With private, and semi-private classes available, the studio offers something unique and healthy. With a routine that will help your body look perfect for either the beach or poolside, the Marla Bingham Studio is a great introduction into the world of Pilates.

If a gym, studio, or class doesn’t feel quite like the right fit, then maybe check out our list of La Jolla’s Personal Trainers. If you’re looking for a unique and different experience then try Cardio Barre or Fitwall in La Jolla. Already have a regular workout routine, we challenge you try something new and fresh! How do you stay in shape around the holidays?

Photos shared from La Jolla Sports Club, The Sporting Club, The Rush, Yoga Tropics, and The Marla Bingham Studio.

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (vanessa@lajollabluebook.com)

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