Editors’ Choice (Tie)
Inner Cycle, Beverly
Philosophy: Lose yourself in the ride!
What’s New: Two new studio locations on the North Shore in the past year, one in North Reading and one in Marblehead, for a total of four locations.
Standout Quality: Customer service. Inner Cycle prides itself on making every single person feel comfortable at their studios.
Trend: Fitness challenges! Teaming up with other local businesses to create a fitness challenge followed by some local food and drinks.
Wheelhouse Indoor Cycling Studio, Andover
Philosophy: For most, fitness is not a matter of can or can’t. Everyone is fully capable of doing it; however, most people don’t trust themselves enough to try. At Wheelhouse, the goal is to find a way to connect with riders in order to encourage them to get outside their comfort zone, find confidence, get over hurdles, and take the strength they find in the bike room outside to the world around them.
What’s New: Two different rides that cater to cardio junkies, as well as those who crave a little more.
Standout Quality: A strong emphasis on getting to know riders on a personal level, making them feel comfortable, and finding ways to push them past where they thought they could go.
26 Essex St., Andover, 978-475-2739, whcycling.com
Philosophy: Tread is a fitness haven dedicated to health and personal empowerment, where Tread-certified instructors will inspire you to build strength and endurance.
Standout Quality: A dedication to cycle, treadmill, and small-group training.
6 Linden St., Reading, 781-799-2386, treadreading.com