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Get fit. Stay healthy. Feel amazing. Do it all at the Athletic Club of Ames. Our state-of-the-art facility offers a workout experience in a comfortable, personal and professional atmosphere. Athletic Club of Ames offers 24hr access, health coach on staff (Learn More), personal training, Olympic and power lifting, and evidence based personalized fitness progression models. We have educated and experienced coaches who are always on-hand and ready to help our members and clients have a top notch training experience every time.



At the Athletic Club of Ames, our approach is what makes us the best value in Central Iowa. We asked ourselves what is vitally important to our community and we arrived at a method that is efficient and effective. Whether you are new to the gym or an experienced weight lifter, we foster an environment to help you achieve your goals.


At the Athletic Club of Ames we take a holistic approach to fitness. As part of our preventative medicine approach, we have a health coach on staff that tracks members health and fitness progress from day 1, tracking body composition, HRV, cardiovascular health, movement range of motion assessment, absolute and relative strength, and so much more! With these tools our staff recommends nutrition plans, and prescribes evidence based exercise progression models specific to each individuals needs and goals. Designed to help you along the way of staying fit and feeling amazing! 



We were founded to be a place where anyone can come and get a great workout. We understand showing up can be the hardest part. So we designed a facility that will take care of the rest. We have embodied a contemporary approach to wellness and redefined what a gym can be. Whether you have your own training programs that you follow, or want to use our customary evidence based training progression models, we have designed our facility to suite your needs. We look at the big picture and combined the best aspects of a gym. So you can leave feeling better than ever. 

Complimentary Nutrition

We understand the right nutritional balance after exercise restores energy levels, reduces fatigue, and helps the body repair and build strength. For that reason we provide our members with complimentary nutritional drinks every visit to the gym. Chocolate milk is a scientifically proven way to refuel exhausted muscles, it provides a key ratio of CHO & PROT giving the advantage over water and some commercial sports recovery drinks

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