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New Tool for Gym Rats Serves Up Searchable Fitness Classes


We are always wary when a press release lands in our inbox claiming to be the “Famous startup X for new industry Y.” Thus was the case with New York-based Workout Spots, which launched yesterday and claims to be the Open Table for fitness. But we’re not exactly gym experts, so we figured we’d hop on the phone with Mike Stefanello, Workout Spots’s cofounder, and give him the benefit of the doubt.

Workout Spots allows users to search for exercise venues and register for fitness classes in their area. There’s also a social component–since working up a sweat is typically more fun with friends, Workout Spots allows you to see which classes your friends have signed up for so that you can get your heart rate up together. Read More