10 of the Best Places for Bodybuilding in Los Angeles

10 of the Best Places for Bodybuilding in Los Angeles

Get ripped. Serious bodybuilding gyms for serious bodybuilders in LA.

1. Bodybuilders Gym Los Angeles

Whether you want to gain size, lose fat or improve your health; whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, Body Builders Gym has everything you need for an honest workout.

2516 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Phone 323-668-0802


2. Gold’s Gym Venice Beach

Gold’s Gym is an American chain of co-ed gyms, founded by Joe Gold in 1965. They feature an array of exercise equipment, group exercise classes & personal trainers to assist clients.

The first Gold’s Gym opened in Venice Beach, California in August 1965. Often called the Mecca of bodybuilding, it was frequented by Arnold Schwarzenegger & made an appearance in the 1977 movie Pumping Iron. This gym is a landmark in the bodybuilding subculture & by achieving cult status.

360 Hampton Dr
Venice, CA 90291

Phone 310-392-6004


3. Waxman’s Gym

Waxman’s is a private gym specializing in everything from teaching beginners to fixing inefficient technique to developing competitive crossfitters k weightlifters. They also help coaches learn to teach Olympic lifts & just get people strong. They provide world-class coaching in an old-school environment featuring Olympic weightlifting & barbell training.

Address – by appointment only
15701 Condon Ave, B4
Lawndale, CA 90260

Phone 323-546-8815
E-mail Info@waxmansgym.com


4. Easton Gym Co of Hollywood

Offer free health screening, new locker rooms with sauna, a pro shop, roof sundeck, group fitness classes. At Easton you will find premium strength/ cardio equipment, including LifeFitness, HammerStrength, Precor & Star Trac.

8053 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Phone 323-651-3636
E-mail info@eastgymco.com


5. Muscle Mechanics

A 5200 sq ft private fitness training facility catering to top Personal Trainers & their clients. They provide gym memberships & opportunities for personal trainers to work with clients. If you are searching for a Personal Trainer, they can provide a free personal assessment & match you with the right trainer for your needs. At Muscle Mechanics, they believe fitness is not just a good idea, it’s a lifestyle.

8471 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Phone 323-944-0858
E-mail info@MuscleMechanics.com


6. Barbell Brigade

Barbell Brigade provides atmosphere & equipment for powerlifting, Olympic lifting, body building, recreational weightlifting, cross training or general fitness. Enjoy an open-gym format & long hours of operation

This gym was created to provide a place for people who are tired of high fees, excess rules & the poor atmosphere of commercial gyms. They provide a friendly, positive & supportive atmosphere to workout.

646 Gibbons Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Phone 323-225-2251


7. Muscle Beach

The Venice Beach Weight Pen arrived in 1951. It was officially called Muscle Beach Venice by the LA Department of Recreation & Parks in 1987. The modern day Muscle Beach Venice is host to physical fitness buffs & tourists alike. It’s located at the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks’ Venice Beach Recreation Center.

1800 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291

Phone 310-399-2775 or 310-396-6764


8. Bishoy’s Gym

Bishoy’s Gyms are open 24/7 & include more than sixty pieces of machinery, extensive free weights, & state-of-the-art cardio equipment.

2363 S Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034

Phone 310-499-6454
E-mail bishoyhannafitness@hotmail.com


9. In Training LA

In Training has been in business for over 27 yrs. Many of their trainers have been with them for 12+ years, some since the beginning. The atmosphere is relaxed & businesslike. You’ll be working with accomplished professionals who love what they do.

7416 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Phone 323-549-3909
E-mail info@intrainingla.com


10. Metroflex

Metroflex Gym is a serious training facility catering to competitive body builders. They consistently produce a high percentage of winners. Receive free help with all aspects of contest preparation, including diet & posing. Training ground for many bodybuilding & power-lifting champions, including Ronnie Coleman & Branch Warren.

3200 E 59th Street
Long Beach, CA 90805

Phone 562-531-7040
E-mail metroflexlongbeach@gmail.com


If you’re a member at a bodybuilding gym that’s not listed above, let us know and we’ll add it to our next list.


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