When the average person is searching for a gym to join there are factors to take into consideration. How big is the facility? What hours are they open? Do they offer classes I will like? And (whether you admit it or not) what are my chances of picking up a girl / guy?
These are all valid questions, but let’s face it, a treadmill is a treadmill and an aerobics class is an aerobics class. Granted, every now then you will hear about an amazing instructor that can make a spin class “fun for all,” but for the most part you are comparing apples to apples when it comes to the standard gym.
However, when your interest is in becoming a mixed martial artist the decision becomes a lot more important.