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When a fresh-air workout is what you’re after, instead of running or biking along the sand in Pacific Beach, you’ll want to head over to PB Fitness to get your heart pumping. Not only will you get in a hardcore sweat sesh, but this Class St. fitness studio has an epic outdoor space and rooftop ocean views, perfect for when you need some extra inspiration to push through that last burpee.
“We found a gym that is indoor [and] outdoor, [has] three separate decks, and a third floor sky lounge [where you can] see all the way to Ocean Beach, downtown, Mt. Helix…” says owner Katie Cardoza. “The gym, location, and locals are absolutely bar-none.”
Katie and her business partner, Justin Verdugo, have been training clients in PB since 2012, so they are no strangers to the fitness community in America’s Finest City.
“The classes we taught and the training services we provided were continuing to grow. We saw a huge interest in classes, the results from working with a trainer, and accountability from having workout buddies,” says Katie. “We want[ed] to build a community — a place everyone knows your name and you look forward to going to the gym and working out.”
And we think they definitely found the right space to cultivate that community. Because let’s be honest — not much beats soaking up the San Diego sun while you sweat it out on a rooftop overlooking the city.
And speaking of sweating, you’ll be doing a lot of it at PB Fitness. The boutique fitness studio offers high-intensity outdoor group training classes that will get you out of your comfort zone. Expect circuit-based workouts that incorporate conditioning, strength, cardio, core, balance, and mobility exercises into each class. Oh, and the focus changes weekly to keep your body challenged and your muscles engaged over time. And if the variety isn’t enough to hold your interest, just remember, every class also features views of San Diego’s iconic skyline.
When you need to stretch it out, PB has you covered with six types of yoga classes offering everything from Yin to yoga sculpt with weights. In other words, you have no shortage of ways to refresh and rejuvenate your body after one of their tough circuits. But if and in-studio flow isn’t for you, you can catch a rooftop class every now and then.
You’re going to be working out anyway, so might as well get your adrenaline pumping up in the clouds while taking in the awe-inspiring Pacific Ocean. So sign up for a free, three-day trial at PB Fitness, and get ready to crush your fitness goals!
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