Stern's Gym is an old school, friendly neighborhood gym


No key tags here, when you enter you'll find a sign-in clip board. No A/C either, when it's hot we turn on some fans. We do have several Stair Master machines, you'll often see members running up and down the 23 real time-worn steps that lead to our second floor location. Simple=good.

We offer a full range of free weights, dumbells, barbells, plates, hand strengtheners, arm machines, leg presses, cable arrays, cardio equipment (including bikes, ellipticals and treadmills), pull-up bars, Smith machines and an unmatched collection of specialty equipment designed to hit any body part you can imagine. We also supply weight belts, wrist straps and other helpful items.


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Stern's is also the gym of choice for some of San Diego's finest personal trainers. From weight loss specialists to power lifting coaches to retired pro bodybuilders we know a great. Certified trainer who can help you no matter what your goals are. Stop by the front desk for a recommendation based on your needs.

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We also have a variety of talented trainers offering one-on-one coaching in everything from safe & effective weight loss to physique competition to power lifting. Whether you're looking to tone up or training for a specific sport, Stern's has everything you need to hit your goals.

In addition to the workout area we have clean, comfortable restrooms and changing rooms with lockers. At the front desk you'll find towels, energy drinks, healthy snacks and a wide variety of high-quality, affordably-priced supplements.

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Stern's Gym is located in the heart of North Park right off University Ave. on Granada. Free and metered parking is readily available throughout the neighborhood. Get hours & directions.
We also supply great music and dozens of health and fitness magazines for inspiration and we have free wi-fi (ask for the password at the front desk).