Bikram Yoga North Shore

Bikram Yoga North Shore (Photos courtesy of each winner.)

Make It Better’s Best of 2016 drew more than 168,000 votes across 11 categories. Share your thoughts with us on social media using the hashtag #Bestof2016.

Best Spin Studio 

Spynergy

Family-owned and community-oriented, Spynergy is a great workout for all ages and fitness levels. 813 Oak St., Winnetka

Best Yoga Studio

Bikram Yoga North Shore

If you’re looking for a good sweat, increased flexibility and strength, and a way to reduce stress, try a Bikram practice with certified teachers. 1926 Waukegan Road, Glenview

Best Running Store

Road Runner Sports 

From gear to nutritional supplements, Road Runner Sports has you covered, whether you’re just starting out or are a serious runner. 3232 Lake Ave., Wilmette

Best Large Gym

Evanston Athletic Club

The Evanston Athletic Club offers a full service gym plus classes for every type of fitness enthusiast, from bootcamps to triathlon training. 1723 Benson Ave., Evanston

Evanston Athletic Club

Best Swim School

Big Blue Swim School

This swim school is a four-time fan favorite, offering lessons, camps and team practices. 101 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove; 3232 Lake Ave., Suite 350, Wilmette

Big Blue Swim School

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