FITNESS is a way of life for many people with so many sports, activities and classes available to keep our energy levels up and our minds and bodies healthy.

With Zumba classes, HIIT sessions and kick boxing as well as yoga, pilates and spin on offer, fitness fanatics are spoilt for choice.

But which of Mid Cheshire’s top gyms provides the best service?

Where do you go for a workout?

In our Best of 2023 campaign, we’ve given out 14 awards so far in Mid Cheshire for hair, nails, beauty, fitness, tattoos and breakfast, pies, roast dinner, pizza, fish and chips, dessert and cocktails as well pets and independent shop or business.

Next up we wanted to find Mid Cheshire’s best gym.

After reading all your nominations, we’ve shortlisted the top six, who will battle it out to be named Best Gym 2023.

Now we need your help to choose an overall winner from our shortlist.

Don’t forget to pick up a copy of this week’s Mid Cheshire Guardian as the coupons inside count for five votes!

There are three ways to vote:

1. Search for the Best Gym post on our Northwich Guardian, Winsford and Middlewich or Knutsford Facebook or Twitter pages and comment under the post with the name of your winner = 1 vote

2. Name your favourite in the comments section on this article via our website = 2 votes

3. Purchase a copy of this week’s Northwich and Winsford Guardian or Knutsford Guardian (August 3 edition) and fill in the entry form = 5 votes

(*NB For newspaper entries, email a screenshot of the completed entry form to - please note that only original copies will be accepted. More than one entry can be submitted per person but you will be asked to provide your own unique reference code for each entry to avoid duplication eg if your name is Smith you may wish to write Smith123 or HS21! as your code. You will need to provide a different code for each different entry submitted. For full terms and conditions go to

Voting officially opens today, Thursday, and closes at midnight on Monday, August 7.

We will be announcing the winner next week.

Keep an eye out for our next Best of appeal on our social media pages on Friday.


Daves Gym

Dave's Gym

Dave’s Gym, Northwich

Regulars love the friendly atmosphere at Dave’s Gym and the huge choice of equipment.

One review on their Facebook page said: “I’ve been training here for nearly a year now and I can’t imagine going anywhere else.”

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BTB Fitness Academy

BTB Fitness Academy

BTB Fitness Academy, Winsford

One nomination said: “Fantastic environment and all abilities welcome.

“The staff are warm, welcoming and knowledgeable and there’s constant investment in facilities.”

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Namix Performance Centre

Namix Performance Centre

Namix Performance Centre, Northwich

One gymgoer said this venue is simply “fantastic” and it’s clear the owners have continued to strive for success after winning last year’s Best Gym 2022.

Will they secure back-to-back victories and take this year’s title?

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Team Training UK

Team Training UK

Team Training UK, Northwich

One review on their Facebook page said: “If you want to live a longer happier life enjoying the benefits of increased strength endurance and mobility then Team Training is where you should be.

“You’ll meet the best people with the same goals and receive expert coaching and knowledge to achieve your goals.”

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Brio Leisure

Brio Leisure

Brio Leisure, Northwich Memorial Court, Chester Way

This is a gym, leisure and entertainment centre all in one.

The gym and fitness class programmes are varied so workouts stay fresh and interesting.

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Anytime Fitness Knutsford

Anytime Fitness Knutsford

Anytime Fitness, Knutsford

Staff at this venue are professionally trained to help you on your fitness journey, no matter how much support you need.

With 155 clubs in the UK, the gym is always open 24/7 “offering a welcoming club and supportive member community”.

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Northwich Guardian: Pure Gym NorthwichPure Gym Northwich (Image: supplied)

Pure Gym Northwich
One nomination said: “Pure Gym provides me with anytime access 24/7.
“There is loads of easy-to-use equipment and a great range of free classes.
“I personally find instructor-led classes and exercising in a group setting highly motivating and there is good music and a clean and comfortable environment. 
“All for a snip of a monthly subscription fee!”
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