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If we’ve learned anything from HBO’s docuseries Hard Knocks, it’s just how much training the Cleveland Browns put into suiting up on Sunday. And there’s almost a little jealousy that the team gets to work out in state-of-the-art facilities with expert trainers day in and day out.
Well, thanks to an industry expert teaming up with the Cleveland Browns, Browns Fit has opened its doors to the public and has quickly become a go-to fitness destination for the die-hard fan.
On the second floor of the Aloft Hotel on the East Bank of the Flats is a 20,000-square-foot facility that Browns Fit calls home. After opening earlier this month, the training facility is taking fitness by the face mask by offering state-of-the-art machines, group fitness classes (HIIT, barre, cardio, strength, and more), two Browns-themed training turfs for functional exercise, and a team of well-credentialed personal trainers.
This mammoth of a gym is truly “a gym like no other,” fitness entrepreneur Mark Mastrov explained. Mastrov, founder of other gym concepts like Crunch Fitness and UFC Gym, has worked with other NFL teams previously, launching Bears Fit, 49ers Fit, and Cowboys Fit in the past couple of years.
Browns Fit follows suit with the high-end offerings of the other team gyms, complete with a training staff comprised of former athletes and fitness pros who offer a personal touch. Once you become a Browns Fit member, you’re able to take a fitness assessment to measure everything from your body composition to your strengths to your weak points — you’re even able to check your hydration levels!
Whether you squat as much as Myles Garrett or pushed yourself in HIIT class, Browns Fit wants to keep you in the game. So, head over to the recovery lounge after your workout, where you can access a dry sauna, hydromassage, and compression technology from NormaTec. To top it off, there’s a smoothie bar to help you refuel post workout.
Memberships for this Cleveland-inspired gym includes all classes, equipment, and turf. But if you want to know what you’re signing up for, try Browns Fit for yourself with a free four-day training pass. And as the gym is open until five on Sundays, working out might just become your new gameday tradition.
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