A number of gyms and fitness-focused businesses have opened across McKinney this year.

The gist

The businesses offer a range of exercise modalities including strength training, boxing and Pilates.

Many businesses offer group classes, such as Platinum Pilates and Body Fit Training. Platinum Pilates owner Stephanie Carpenter said her business focuses on both fitness and community.

“Ultimately our idea is focusing on the community and helping people become their better selves,” Carpenter said.

The details

Check out these six gyms and fitness-focused businesses that opened in the McKinney area this year.

1. Harter Strength and Conditioning

The business’s fitness training assists in strength building, injury prevention, sports development and weight loss, according to its website.2. Body Fit Training

The group fitness training facility offers 13 different types of classes that range in intensity and include cardio, strength training, resistance training and martial arts.3. Mayweather Boxing + Fitness

The fitness center conducts several high-intensity interval training sessions ranging from 45-60 minutes as well as personal training, cardio conditioning and boxing.4. Platinum Pilates

The community-based fitness studio offers traditional Pilates instruction through reformer machine-based training methods.5. Inpower IQ Performance Center

The athletic center offers customized athletic training for young athletes as well as adults and athletic professionals.6. Kung Fu Academy of North Texas

Students can learn a variety of martial arts disciplines, including Long Fist, San Da and Shuai Chiao.

Looking ahead

More gyms and fitness businesses are slated to open in McKinney in 2024. These businesses include two Pilates studios, Bodybar Pilates and Jetset Pilates. Fitness gym Planet Fitness is also slated to open in McKinney, taking over the former retail space that housed Tuesday Morning at the intersection of Virginia Parkway and Central Expressway, according to documents filed with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The gym is expected to open in summer, according to a representative of the brand.