31 Ways to Start
a Fitness Habit
1. Member for a Day
You can easily try everything VIDA FItness has to offer with no strings attached. Sign up to be a Member for a Day and get your good habits going.
Our advanced InBody technology is the perfect way to set you up for success. Our quick body analysis measures your overall health, body composition, lean body mass, and body water. We will print out all your data on an easy-to-understand result sheet, that will help you achieve your goals and start your workout journey.
3. Personal Training
Design a custom workout that works best for your goals. Your VIDA membership comes with a complimentary VIDAFit with one of our NCCA certified personal trainers. Bring your InBody analysis to the session to strategize the best approach to building muscle, burning fat, and making gains.
4. Nutritional Counseling
Next stop is at our RD office. To get you off on the right start, we offer a free appointment with one of our Registered Dietitians! The gym is half the battle, but developing a custom meal plan will ensure you’re on the way to success.
Our Value Added Package is a benefit of joining VIDA! It is designed to show you different aspects of our VIDA community at a discounted price! Choose from personal training, Pilates, Aura spa packages, SweatBox, Bang gift cards, and much much more!
6. Modern Cardio Equipment
Try our state-of-the-art treadmills for an incline run to get your cardio in for the day! Our equipment is replaced every four years to ensure we are staying up-to-date with the best in class machines, software, and technology.
7. Fuel Bar
Stop by our Fuel Bar and try one of our delicious & nutritious smoothies to start your day off the right way. We also offer an array of healthy snacks, and drinks to help you pre & post-working out.
Try your hand at Pilates Reformer, Chair, or Tower to strengthen your core & enhance your bodies flexibility levels. Pilates Mat class comes free with membership!
At VIDA, we know variety matters. We offer Vinyasa, Power, Rocket, Heated, Yoga for Athletes…just to name a few. Perfect for beginners and advanced yogi’s alike, we have something for everyone.
10. Bang Salon
Swing by Bang after a workout to get a simple cut or transform your entire look with our fantastic stylists that work with you to achieve any desired trend. Your first visit to Bang salon is 25% off.
11. Endless Pools
Get your swim on and try out our beautiful indoor endless pools. At VIDA, we provide the perfect environment to get your laps in all year round!
12. Member Appreciation Days
Once a month we celebrate YOU at our clubs, by offering special surprises, treats, and free guest days. We value your loyalty and want to make sure you feel appreciated!
Try out SweatBox, DC’S most effective strength & cardio based workout class. It will challenge your entire body and teach you new movements and exercises! Perfect for beginners and experienced gym-goers alike, get your entire workout complete in one hour!
14. MyZone Integration
Our facilities are integrated with MyZone technology – the most meaningful tracking device on the market. The MyZone is calibrated to evaluate your level of effort in the form of MEPS – Maximum Effort Points. VIDA incorporates the MyZone into the classroom experience for a personalized challenge. Be sure to pick up your MyZone belt so you can take advantage of this awesome tool!
Our innovative bikes allow you to personalize your workout to your level of desired challenge, by guiding you through different levels of training with stimulating colors and zones. VIDA offers a wide variety of cycle options, perfect for those who enjoy a group class atmosphere. Try our traditional cycle format, iRide, Coach by Color, or Spin & Sculpt.
16. Expansive Weight Floors
Our spacious weight room floor boasts the latest equipment needed for strength work, including an extensive selection of free weights, and an open-layout for endless stretching and training.
17. Penthouse Pool Club
Upgrade to our luxurious rooftop pool clubs at U Street & The Yards. Complete with full bar & food menu, Penthouse is the premiere summer destination for getting your daily dose of vitamin D.
TKO is our newest kickboxing-style circuit class, that combines kickboxing moves with cardio and strength drills. We provide the gloves in this fast-paced class, and you provide the energy! TKO is Available to all VIDA members at no extra cost!
19. Member Events
We like to make sure there are always new things to try, and special events to keep members engaged. Every month we host special events and promotions, to make sure the member experience doesn’t just end at the gym.
20. Aura spa
Connected to four of our VIDA locations, Aura is a relaxing destination perfect for unwinding after the gym. Enjoy massages, facials, waxing, body wraps, and much much more.
21. Small Group Training
We offer exclusive Small Group Training classes, which are smaller specialty programs run by VIDA instructors & trainers. For a small fee try VIDA Bootcamp, Boxing, Kettlebells, Pilates, and more.
22. Fully Stocked Locker Rooms
Our 5-star locker rooms will make you feel pampered as you prepare to go about your day! Chill in the steam room & sauna or take a long shower with specialty Bang Salon products.
23. Pole Fitness
Try out this sexy new way of fitness all about self-empowerment and fun! Pole Fitness recently launched at U Street and is a great way to work on full-body strength, and have a great time while doing it.
24. Preferred Partners Program
VIDA is all about working alongside members of our community and giving you some great discounts along the way at some of your favorite DC businesses! Check out www.vidafitness.com/memership/partners for all of our current promotions.
25. TRX Training
TRX training uses body weight and straps to perform hundreds of different exercises working different muscle groups! They are easily modifiable by adjusting your body, so all levels are able to participate.
26. Sense of Community
For being such a large gym, our members are considered as family, and treated as such. Members are friendly amongst each other and promote a positive community atmosphere where you’re a name, and not a number.
HydroMassage is now available at the Yards and is a state-of-the-art relaxation system perfect for relaxing muscles. HydroMassage is perfect before a big workout, and before your next deep tissue massage at Aura!
28. Monthly Challenges
Every few months we host Monthly Challenges, such as our annual MEP-A-Thon, to promote friendly competition amongst members. Not only are Monthly Challenges fun, they also help with workout accountability and motivation! Participate in our Monthly Challenges to earn points on discounted travel and luxury products available on our website!
29. Friendly Staff
Our friendly staff always go out of their way to make sure the member experience is exceptional & amazing each time you step into a VIDA location. They take the time to get to know you, and help you in accomplishing your workout goals.
30. Refer & Win
Our Refer & Win campaigns make it easy for you to workout with your friends and share the VIDA experience with your loved ones. We always reward you for your referrals and offer special prizes and monthly promotions.
Zumba at VIDA combines Latin dance moves with interval training for a fun-filled full body workout. This popular cardio workout will make you move through all styles of dancing, and is sure to be a huge calorie burner!