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Where to do HIIT in Chapel Hill

(The Triangle Trend) — High-intensity interval training, also known as high-intensity intermittent exercise and sprint interval training, has quickly become a favorite form of workout among busy-bodies nationwide. It is super effective at burning fat, getting your heart rate up, and helping shed some pounds. This cardiovascular exercise is all about intervals and alternating between short periods of intense, anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods. The goal is to reach exhaustion, which explains how it’s able to torch serious calories in minimal stretches of time.

F45 Training East Chapel Hill

1728 Fordham Blvd, Suite 113, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

F45 Training is a global fitness community with workout styles catered to members with any goals! Their website details that they specializing in innovative, fun, and results-driven exercise. F45 training programs are specifically designed to provide a functional full-body workout that boosts energy levels, metabolic rate, strength, and endurance. Workouts are intended to burn up to 750 calories per 45-minute session. They boast a serious team mentality and give all members access to their own free personal nutrition program.

SPENGA Chapel Hill

225-A S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Each 60-minute SPENGA session boosts endurance, strengthens muscles, and restores the body through a blend of spin, HIIT, and yoga. Their unique studio is dedicated to a balanced and thorough fitness journey. They have spaces dedicated specifically to each aspect of the workout, alongside aromatherapy and upbeat DJ-inspired beats. All to maximize your performance andresults.


630 Weaver Diary Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Jazzercise offers group fitness classes for all comfort and experience levels. Their classes incorporate HIIT cardio dance moves with strength training and yoga for a total body workout that gets results!

CrossFit Chapel Hill

1129 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

CrossFit Chapel Hill puts the spotlight on the strong community support members get from their gym. Their website states:

“We are the gym in Chapel Hill that appeals to those searching for both competition and community. People seek us out because they want to become the strongest and most confident version of themselves. Our programming is thoughtful, progressive, and accessible to all skill levels, ranging from novice to competitive.”

CrossFit Local

7401 Rex Rd, Suite 106, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

CrossFit Local offers experienced fitness coaches each invested in aiding members in reaching beyond what they thought possible. Another luxury about this gym is the 24/7 access, so you can train at 11 PM or 4 AM. They have equipment and programs designed for all fitness levels—so you can make sure you’re being physically challenged, safely. They also offer at-home workouts under their program “Couch to CrossFit.”

CrossFit Homeward

201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

The mission of CrossFit Homeward is to provide effective, knowledge-driven fitness programs to their community. They make fitness accessible to people of all skill levels and athletic capabilities, providing effective programming for both the beginner and the elite competitor. They’re dedicated to the promotion of high-level youth athletics in Chapel Hill and Carrboro and train nearly all school-age children.

TITLE Boxing Club Chapel Hill

2140 Environ Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

TITLE provides members with a workout that pulls from boxers’ training to strengthen and tone all major muscle groups.

“Each workout begins with the warmups—a HIIT workout that combines trainer-led boxing with cardio drills and stretches. This gets your heart pumping and your mind ready for the next phase of your boxing class—the rounds. During the rounds, your TITLE trainer will lead you through a series of jab, hook, and cross combinations where you’ll lay it all on the heavy bag for three minutes…Through each of our boxing fitness classes, our trainers challenge your to hit the bag and fight through your personal challenges—one jab, hook, and cross at a time.”

CrossFit 15-501

11552 US-15 501, Suite 204, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

CrossFit 15-501 puts a lot of effort into making an environment that is accessible and friendly. They keep things fun and fresh by regularly devising new workouts for members.

“You don’t have to be in shape to join the Crossfit 15-501 community!  Every movement and workout is scalable…meaning they can be modified for every fitness level from beginner to elite. At CrossFit 15-501, our coaches are knowledgeable, fun, and encouraging, which fosters a community of friends all trying to improve their fitness.  Whether you’re trying to enter the CrossFit Games, participate in your first Triathlon, have more stamina to play with your kids, or simply find it easier to carry your groceries, we welcome you in our gym and look forward to the opportunity to help you reach and, likely, exceed your goals.”

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Cierra Smith | Editor

Raleigh-born writer passionate about cultural awareness and social change. You’ll typically find me somewhere studying a language, writing, or doing pilates. Consider me a health-conscious foodie with an interest in all diets and lifestyles.

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