Echo readers have chosen their favourite places to get and stay in shape.
Now the real contest is on to see who will be crowned the overall winner of our Gym of the Year competition.
To vote, pick up a copy of the paper for a voting slip.
Here's the shortlist, strictly in alphabetical order:
1. Armageddon Fit Training Academy, Queens Court Business Centre, Southwick, Sunderland.
2. Club Zest Ladies Leisure, Sea Road, Sunderland.
3. Fitness 2000, Roker Avenue, Sunderland.
4. Glacier Gym, Armstrong Road, Washington.
5. Lady B Fitness, Sport Lane, Washington.
6. Mayfair Health Club, Mayfair Buildings, Durham Road, Sunderland.
7. Raich Carter Sports Centre, Commercial Road, Sunderland.
8. RS Total Fitness, Enterprise Court, Seaham.
9. The Treadmill Fitness Centre, The Broadway, Sunderland.
10. Sunderland Aquatics Centre & Wellness Centre, Stadium Park, Sunderland