UPDATE: Readers Choose Their Favorite Gym

One gym left its competition in the dust.

The people have spoken.

While the Laurel area has its share of gyms and fitness centers, readers overwhelming decided that one facitlity is a cut above the rest.

Wellness For Life Center in West Laurel took top honors in the voter show down, outpacing the votes of all its competitors combined. Readers gave the facility high marks for customers service and even...its cute girls.

Check out the poll results below and let us know what you think.

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Our Readers' Choice contest continues this week with the hunt for the perfect place to work out a sweat. Who has your favorite gym in Laurel? 

Experts claim you should excersize 30 minutes a day. So where do you go with that great responsibility?  

Here are some of our favorite places, but if we're leaving anyone off of the list, please let us know in the comments and we'll add it:

The most established gym in town boast two locations within the city limits, but can it top your list?

The chain continues drawing crowds for its state of the art facility and fitness classes.

Housed inside the , this gym is for those wanting to punch, kick, and wrestle their way into shape.

Who knew Laurel had a 24-hour gym? There is no exscuse to miss a workout here.

This gym shares a building with an ice rink and an indoor playing field

Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most positive comments in the section below or in the reviews on their directory listings linked above. 

1. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places and in comments on this article. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch.

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We will announce the winner at noon Friday.

So tell us which is your favorite gym. And don't forget to tell us why in the comments below. 

Dana Schwartz March 05, 2012 at 06:14 AM
Only one seems to be within the City limits of Laurel. Might as well add ones from nearby Columbia, like Lifetime Fitness, and change the question to say "What's your favorite gym in the Laurel area?
Tierra Jones March 06, 2012 at 01:00 AM
Sport Fit gets my vote. It's a great workout atmosphere with "real" people. The training staff is wonderful and will help you reach your full potential. If you're in the market for a trainer check out Sport Fit and ask for Manny or CJ, they are the best in the business.
Cassondra Francis March 06, 2012 at 01:25 AM
For sure my vote goes to Wellness For Life! The friendly and attentive staff, as well as the smaller more intimate atmosphere is so comforting! The trainers are great and get me excited to work out!!!!
Casey Nichols March 06, 2012 at 08:10 AM
My vote goes to wellness for life. Cute girls like Cassandra Francis go there
Letitia Rivera-Ball March 06, 2012 at 01:59 PM
Wellness For Life Fitness Center gets my vote for the best in the area. The staff is patient, informative and most of all friendly.
Dana Cooke March 06, 2012 at 05:21 PM
Sport Fit - easy location, good hours, reasonable price, nice people
April Atkinson March 06, 2012 at 05:39 PM
Wellness for life gets my vote because of the amazing management, staff, and patrons. This gym shows support and motivation for all their clients in their intimate atmosphere. Employees and gym members are always smiling, the trainers are always willing to help out whenever they can, and the facility is clean, neat, and very organized! It's a gym that always leaves individuals of all ages motivated to come back for more sweat and burn!!
Phil March 07, 2012 at 06:03 PM
CrossFit Laurel. No fluff, just results.


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