While West Hollywood begins celebrating Halloween with parades and costume parties galore, the city’s favorite health club, wild and haunting Crunch is also putting on a show for members new and old. The quirky chain that puts the fun into fitness is running a Haunted Sweat Fest all week with some wicked workouts hoots and howls. We’re talking a Michael Jackson Thriller ride and more (also available at the Burbank location).
The Halloween celebration at Crunch could be just the incentive you need to finally join a gym—one which offers a no attitude environment, steam, sauna, lockers, Bliss products plus every piece of exercise equipment required to firm flanks, tone abs and keep the butt is shape. Typical day at Crunch WeHo begins early with members flocking to the class to ensure the perfect spot in front of the mirror and instructor for the intense half-hour of ab-centric floor work and power stretching. Many hang around for other weekend workouts such as The Thriller Ride a spinning class that gets the heart pumping and the adrenalin flowing and a whole lot more. This is LA folks where people take their bodies seriously enough to challenge them and invest the time and effort to do it.Crunch goes outside the box to make it fun, entertaining and effective.
You can spend the whole day at this West Hollywood workout emporium on Sunset Boulevard taking classes designed to be fun while they trim, tone and motivate the mojo. There is also two floors filled with equipment from ellipticals and treadmills, weight machines, free weights (which have a sign over them that says, “Look what’s free,” fitballs, ropes and more. And then you can relax in a steam or sauna. There is no pool or Jacuzzi at Crunch just solid, no frills healthy options to keep you in top shape.
Other offerings include Powerwave Battle Roping– an extreme workout for the whole body that really gets down to brass butts. There’s also The Ride, yoga and a sculpting class called Chisel Come Monday morning you’ve got Diesel, an interval training class that gets you revved up for the work week., or you can take The Ride, Tread ‘N Shed (which Crunch describes as a bad-ass killer cardio class) and about 18 other options ending at 9 p.m. with X-Pole Dancing that really ramps up the mojo, is fun to do and watch and can be replayed in the boudoir should you be so inclined.
Tuesday through Friday has similar offerings that also include various classes that target abs, lower body and even your hip hop dancing ability in a session called Videography where you can fantasize that you’re dancing with the stars.
Crunch is located at 8000 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323-654-4550. If you go on line you will find free trial offers, which we highly recommend so you can test it out before you plunk down the fee.