Category: fitness

Running seems to be the ‘it’ sport in Toronto this year. So many are talking about training for at least one race this season, which is great because many of the runs benefit a great cause. If you’ve already signed up for a run or are interested in partaking, there’s a unique running experience right around the corner: Red Bull’s, one-of-a-kind, Wings for Life World Run on May 3rd 2015 in Niagara Falls. Registration closes on April 28th!

Photo by Christoffer Sjostrom

While we’re patiently waiting for summer, why not start enjoying the fresh spring air and continue with that New Year’s resolution of staying fit in 2015? Here are some ideas that get me to exercise outside.

The new Barre3 exercise studio combines controlled pilates and yoga movements, concentrating on major muscle groups including legs, shoulders, arms, and core.

Initially a Portland, Oregon based studio, they opened the first Canadian location in Toronto a couple of months ago on the second floor at 325 King St. West (across from the TIFF Bell Lightbox).

Body By Chosen opened its doors in Toronto in December 2014 and already has a serious following. It not only delivers results but also a sense of community that drives aspirations for a healthy lifestyle. Try it once, and you’ll want to do it again.

Promise yourself to exercise regularly this year because you actually enjoy it, because it gives you a sense of belonging and community, because you’re surrounded by strong and healthy women, and because it’s loads of fun. There aren’t many places that offer this sort of atmosphere for women but there’s Brass Vixens – a pole and aerial fitness studio, that once you get used to the decor, will entice you to get in your element no matter the background, shape…

With the hectic holiday season upon us that’s filled with parties, dinners, and shopping in addition to your normal day-to-day, chances are you may struggle to find time to exercise. However, enticing yourself to stay fit during this time of year will not only help you to stay healthy and maybe allow for that additional gingerbread man or woman into your life, but will also give you more energy and help reduce stress. We found a few rewarding and…

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