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2727 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Il 60614

(773) 477 8400



i.d. gym is home to some of the coolest kettlebell-based group-fitness classes in Chicago. 

Each class is designed with a specific theme to program certain movements, offer many progressions and challenge your skills, so let kettlebells open up a whole new level of fitness for you and your friends.
— Rob Miller, personal trainer and group-fitness instructor

At i.d. gym, we're group to have been one of the first full-service gyms in Chicago to offer group-fitness classes centered around kettlebells. And now we're equally proud to take our kettlebell program to a new level.

We all know that the point of lifting weights is to get stronger and live longer -- and kettlebells are a great way to do so. By reformatting our kettlebell program, the i.d. team will help you master the kettlebell as a great way to step up your workout -- and help you achieve those fitness goals. 

Find a kettlebell class that's right for you!

KETTLEtechnique. This introductory class is for those of you who want to learn the basic kettlebell techniques and fundamental movements. Even i f you are somewhat familiar with the basics, this class will help you perfect your technique. We'll use progressions and correctives to help you get a greater understanding of what the kettlebell has to offer. Learn more.

Find it on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

KETTLEconditioning. The class you know and love gets a new name! In this class, you'll perform short periods of all-out effort followed by periods of rest to reach "afterburn." This afterburn effect is the reason why intense exercise helps burn more fat and calories that steady-state workouts and produces a  metabolism boost  for up to 48  hours after you're done training. Learn more

Find it on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 12 noon.

KETTLEburnThis is an all-level skills class that combines conditioning and calisthenics. The rhythm of a KETTLEburn class is non-stop as you move through circuits that keep your body moving and your heart rate up to rev your metabolism.  Although beginners are welcome, it will help to have mastered the basics of our kettlebell program to take this class. Learn more.

Find it on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. 

KETTLEstrong. This class is formatted to help you set personal records for strength. We focus on basic kettlebell movements like the clean, squat and press that are the "bread and butter" of strength training. Learn more.

Find it on Mondays at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Wednesdays at 7 a.m.; Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.; and Fridays at 7 a.m.

KETTLEeliteThis is the class for those of you who are most experienced with kettlebells. (Sorry, no newbies.) By c ombining any and all of the skills from i.d.'s other kettlebell classes, our instructors will push you to progress, reminding you that the challenge never stops! Learn more.

Find it on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 a.m.

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meet i.d.'s kettlebell team


meet i.d.'s kettlebell team

i.d. gym is home to four of the best kettlebell group-fitness instructors in Chicago -- and they've come together to streamline our kettlebell program to get you on the fast track to results. 

meet the team.

a brief history of kettlebells

By now, you've probably worked out with kettlebells on your own or in one of i.d.'s group-fitness classes. How did this odd-shaped device become such a central part of today's workout regimens? We hit the history books to find out. 

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when you want just a little bit of kettlebells...

Perhaps you want to work out with kettlebells just a little bit, so try these cool group-fitness classes that often feature kettlebells. 

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This is a fantastic gym and a great value. This gym has a great facility with all of the requisite cardio and weight machines. The classes are fantastic.
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