Last Updated Jan 3, 2019
Working out can be a major drag if you enter the world of fitness alone. Having a dependable workout buddy helps you to push yourself, explore different workouts, and even fit in a few laughs along the way. Plan your next date around these fun and challenging Tampa fitness experiences paired with a rewarding post-workout treat nearby.
Soho Cycling + Buddy Brew Coffee
Soho Cycling is an indoor cycling studio that offers single session classes, which can be reserved for up to seven days in advance. Their sessions get you to sprint, climb, jog, dance, and sweat (a lot!). A single class costs $20 a person and there's an option for a different class for every level cycling expert. Across the street from Soho Cycling is Buddy Brew Coffee. Here you can indulge in a post-workout reboot, like the poached egg on toast with a cup of its famed cold brew coffee. Be inspired by their rustic, innovative café and get to planning your next date workout!
True Grit Fit + Raw Smoothie Co.
If you want focus on fitness, strength, core, and cardiovascular, search no further. True Grit Fit offers Boot Camp classes that push groups to work together as they move through a 45-60 minute workout that is divided into 3-6 stations. Don’t be scared! Each station is designed in a way that each person can move at their own pace. Reward yourself after Boot Camp with an organic smoothie or acai bowl from Raw Smoothie Co. They are located less than a mile away from True Grit Fit, and create smoothies and bowls that fuel your body with everything it needs post fitness workout.
CAMP + Fresh Kitchen
If you’re not sure exactly what kind of fitness workout you’re looking for, CAMP will help you narrow it down. They offer cycle, yoga and circuit classes, so whether you’re looking to clear your mind in meditation, or sweat your booty off, they’ve got everything you need. They offer single class cards at $18, as well as a $99/month first time monthly-unlimited trial. CAMP is apart of the Ciccio’s Restaurant Group, which is why it only makes sense for you to finish your date with a bowl from Fresh Kitchen: Ciccio’s health-centric café. Fresh Kitchen features build-your-own bowls starting with a base, veggie, and protein, topped of with one of their homemade sauces. Nourish and energize your body with the post-workout meal it deserves!
Hyde Park Healthy + Hyppo's
Hyde Park Healthy is a free fitness event series running in the village through May. Fitness classes will take place every Wednesday from 6-7pm in Snow Circle Shops. There will be yoga, circuit, and barre classes open to the public for free, however registration is required due to limited spots. Stroll around Hyde Park village post workout while enjoying a delicious gourmet popsicle from The Hyppo.
Bayshore Fit + Zoe’s Kitchen
Bayshore Fit offers more centric classes that focus on specific body parts. For $15 a class you can choose from Abs and Arms, Butt and Gut, or even an HIIT workout if you’re really feeling pumped. Depending on the class, workouts are done both indoors and outdoors. Zoe’s Kitchen is a Mediterranean café on South Howard that serves everything from sandwiches and pitas, to kabobs and bowls. Dishes are made with fresh, wholesome ingredients and provide a nutrition information chart that breaks down what each menu item is composed of.
Punch Boxing For Fitness + Oxford Exchange
Don’t take out a bad day on your date; take it out on your boxing bag! Punch Boxing For Fitness features an authentic boxer’s training regimen that utilizes heavy bags, gloves, jump ropes, shadow boxing, speed bags, and more. Boxing aids to relieve stress, instill self-defense and empower the mind and body. They offer two classes: open boxing and cardio boxing. The best part? Afterward, head over to nearby Oxford Exchange for an espresso, herbal tea, or delectable food item from their extensive dining menu. OE offers a European-inspired atmosphere featuring a restaurant, bookstore, coffeehouse, and gift shop.
Feature image credit: CAMP