New Yorkers are certainly no strangers to tough doormen and nightclubs so exclusive that you either have to drop thousands of dollars or arrive on the arm of Leonardo DiCaprio in order to get past the velvet rope. But to do all that... for a workout class? Welcome to Ghost, arguably the city's most exclusive gym, where the membership process is akin to a bouncer looking you up and down and judging whether you're hot enough - or rich enough - to come inside. Move over, Equinox, there's a new status symbol gym in town.

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