Toronto gyms come in several shapes and sizes, and some might not motivate you as much as you’d like. Why run, lift or cycle unless your life depended on it? That’s why it’s so nice when gyms offer something new and exciting that deviates from the norm, making your workout experience actually interesting and enjoyable.
Here are 5 fitness clubs and gyms that will make you want to break a sweat.
Altea Active is way more than just your average fitness club. This Liberty Village social wellness club is dedicated to nurturing a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Beyond their extensive gym amenities, they offer all kids of classes from HIIT to spinning classes with club lights.
LEVEL by Oxford Properties, located at the Richmond-Adelaide Centre, is both a fitness and wellness centre that promotes mindfulness as equally as they do fitness. Catch classes like yoga and muay thai, as well as monthly “lunch and learn” sessions to teach you more about health and nutrition.
King East’s Altitude Athletics takes pride in their anti-one-size-fits-all mindset. They provide athletic training tools that are catered to every individual’s needs, and their gym facilities are among some of the most advanced in Canada.
This Parkdale gym has a huge, rugged interior with lots of different lifting equipment to choose from, as well as a strong fitness community whose members actively encourage each other to keep going past the sweat.
Academy of Lions is both a gym and cafe with rugged exposed brick walls that’ll make you feel like you’re training for game day. They offer a variety of group classes like cross training and gymnastics, as well as personal training sessions.