With an owner who was a former heavyweight boxing contender (he fought the legendary Lennox Lewis), as well as the current trainer and/or conditioning coach to more than 15 world champions in pro boxing and MMA (including superstar Manny Pacquiao), Justin Fortune's Fortune Gym supplies the best of both worlds when it comes to field-tested, professional-grade fight training in three easy pieces. With daily classes, as well as private training available in boxing, Muay Thai and Jiu-Jitsu, the instruction is as no-nonsense as the gym's training mantra: Go hard or go home. With facilities that offer unexpected touches of 1950s graphic-design glamour that would seem at odds with the stark but effective workouts within, many classes automatically include one-on-one sparring sessions with active professional fighters.
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