A dizzying number of boutique gyms have invaded the Noho/Astor Place area of late: Barry’s Boot Camp, Mile High Run Club, ModelFit, Orangetheory, FlyWheel, the list goes on. The latest to get in the ring is Rumble, a boxing-inspired gym coming to 700 Broadway, near East 4th Street, this winter.
Rumble (not to be confused with another boxing-infused gym, Rumble Fit) comes from Noah Neiman, a former Barry’s Bootcamp trainer and a cast member of Work Out New York, an actual show on Bravo that invites you to “go inside the sexy and exclusive world of elite fitness training in New York City.” Dude has over 34,000 Instagram followers and most of his snaps look like this:
One of Neiman’s three partners is Eugene Remm, co-owner of bygone Meatpacking District testosterzones Tenjune and SL and the controversial, short-lived projects The General and Finale on the Bowery (his EMM Group currently runs Catch, a chain of seafood restaurants with locations in New York and Dubai, among others). Given Remm’s involvement, it’s not surprising that a big part of the 50-minute, 11-round Rumble workout is a playlist of hip-hop, house, and top 40 classics (think Biggie, Prince, and Nas) with custom mash-ups and remixes.
For an inkling of what a Rumble session looks like, check out the workout Neiman shared with People. Unlike that workout, however, the ones at Rumble incorporate these water-filled punching bags.
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So will Rumble knock out the other image-conscious boxing gym that opened in Noho, Overthrow? Not that we’re endorsing anything involving exercise, but we’re in the corner of the gym that collaborates with Clayton Patterson, helps out with 51-foot joints, and makes Donald Trump punching bags.
As for Rumble, the prices for classes definitely pack a punch: Even with a pre-launch discount, they run $306 for 10, $578 for 20, and $1,360 for 50.