Success stories from local Chicago members

Don't just take it from us, see what our members have to say
What sets Hardware apart is the inclusivity!
Emily Valentines success story
emily valentine
It was the most welcoming experience I have ever had in a gym.
garien g
Hardware is our happy place :)
gizem stern
I was hooked on feeling strong!
Jackie Hudsons success story
jackie hudson
I feel more confident than ever in my workouts!
Jason Wieders success story
jason wieder
I have been coming for 3 months now and the results are amazing.
kory ramirez
All are welcomed and all fitness levels are respected & appreciated.
Kyle Krauses success story
kyle krause
I am so happy and proud to be a member!
Lucy Zisess success story
lucy zises
We absolutely love the community at Hardware!
Steven S.s success story
steven s.

Start Today, Feel Better Tomorrow

We know walking through the door is the hardest part. You take the first step and we’ll meet you where you are.


Scroll down to see our timeline to get you from today to the future healthier, happier you.

Week 1: Foundations of Fitness

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Meet our professional coaches and get familiar with the movements you’ll be using in group classes. Many of these movements you already know — we’re just going to make you better at them. We’ll teach you how to jump, squat, pull, and press with safe, effective technique so you can get stronger and avoid injury. Don’t worry if you need extra time here. Everyone has their own pace.

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Week 2: Get Into the Groove

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Chat with our staff about your goals and start attending classes that work for your schedule. Don’t be afraid to show up early, ask questions, cheer on your peers, and socialize after the workout! Our community means the world to us and we want you to be a part of it.

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Week 3: Be Ready to Sweat

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Congrats on making some new friends! Take in the community and see how it feels to belong to a group of fit-minded people. If you surround yourself with others who have achieved your goals, you are more likely to succeed.

Week 4: Keep Going!

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You might be feeling a little sore at this point, but that’s a good thing. Your body is adapting to your new level of fitness. Just one month of consistent effort and you’ll start seeing results. We’ll check in with your goals and keep you accountable.

Week 8: A Happier, Healthier You

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After two months of steady work, you’ve learned to do things you never thought you could. You are stronger, faster, and more athletic than you were before. Time to celebrate your new lifestyle of reaching milestones, pushing toward your potential, achieving PRs (personal records), and so much more!

Take Your First Step To A Healthier You