Best Public Gym Run out of a Garage

Harmon Street Gym

The first thing you’ll notice about the Harmon Street Gym is the roof: a myriad of nylon beer signs fashioned into a canopy over the second-story, open-air boxing facility. What you see is far from what you’ll get. Transformed from a multicar garage into a tough guy’s (and gal’s) dream come true, don’t expect frills – or even air conditioning – but that’s the idea. They’re tough sonsabitches, with a kinda “I’ll run the asthma outta ya!” mentality. Come willing to work hard because if you’re expecting smoothies and sympathy or a kiss-it-and-make-it-better attitude, perhaps you should just stay on the couch.

Harmon Street Gym
4707 Harmon, 512/467-8029

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