We’ve all experienced those great workouts that leave you covered in sweat and there is something to be said about the energized and revitalized feeling following those sessions. Now there’s a studio that helps you feel the burn both inside and out. 

Launched in 2017 by Planet Beach Spray & Spa tanning salon entrepreneur and former bodybuilder Stephen Smith, HOTWORX is the latest innovation within the fitness industry that infuses both the benefits of infrared energy and heat with exercise. The patent-created infrared sauna fitness rooms offer three-dimensional training that results in users achieving an intense workout while reaping the health benefits of infrared energy such as increased calorie burn; detoxification; improved circulation; pain relief; and anti-aging and skin rejuvenation.


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Janine Halprin, owner of the Fort Lauderdale location since 2019 and a lifelong fitness enthusiast, wanted to find something to invest her time in once she and her husband became empty-nesters. They came across HOTWORX and loved the concept and now with 300 members, they are excited to see interest quickly spreading among the community.

The studio includes personal infrared sauna fitness rooms equipped with a TV monitor for your virtual instruction. The 30-minute, pre-recorded, virtual-based isometric workouts include Hot ISO, Hot Yoga, Hot Pilates, Hot Barre None, Hot Warrior, Hot Core, Hot Buns, and Hot Bands.  For those seeking a real burn, they also offer 15-minute, high-intensity workouts that include Hot Cycle and Hot Blast (total body, HITT-based workout). 

HOTWORX also has a designated area called the FX Zone equipped with weights, ropes, and other equipment that members can use in between their infrared workout sessions.  This area is also equipped with a silent trainer video displayed on a monitor demonstrating various routines recommended for the FX Zone area. 

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The concept behind HOTWORX has proved to be the perfect solution for those seeking to get back in the gym while maintaining social distancing.  The studio is also open 24- hours allowing members to visit the studio any time with a personal pin code giving them access to utilize the infrared sauna fitness rooms, take any of the classes since they run in 15-30 minute intervals, or enjoy the FX Zone long after staffed hours to accommodate their schedules.

There are three South Florida locations, Miami (Dadeland), Pembroke Pines, and Fort Lauderdale.  Pop in now for a free session and Earn the Burn.