It’s January – which means we’re starting the year fresh.
Now is the time for setting goals for yourself and working towards fulfilling them. Quite often for a lot of us, this means trying to get into better shape. The new year is a great time to do this because everything is new and seems to be filled with possibility. Whether you want to get in better shape just for your beach bod this summer, or you’re looking to make a lifestyle change, it could be beneficial for you to join a gym.
In order to help you , we’ve rounded up 5 of the top gyms / studios in the city.
- Equinox – Commerce Court West, 199 Bay St, Toronto, ON
This fitness centre in the financial district is a prime location for anyone working in the area. The luxury gym offers an array of fantastic workouts along with a detoxing steam shower and Kiehl’s body products. The club is spread out over two floors. The facilities include two strength training areas and two cardio areas complete with numerous, brand-spanking new cardio machines. Each cardio machine has their own private television screen. Additional facilities include a group fitness room, a spinning room, a yoga and Pilates studio, a room for boxing, and another one set aside for private Pilates sessions using Reformers and other apparatuses.
- Totum Life Science – 445 King Street West, Toronto, ON
Not into overwhelming fitness chains? Great – this boutique-style gym could be a great choice for you. The great staff, clean space and array of machines make this gym a must visit. If you’re in need of some physio or rehab, this place is great for that too. Totum (which means whole in Latin) takes a multi-disciplinary approach to what they do. The routine range of fitness and health care services is supplemented by an on-site Naturopath.But for those just looking for a sweat, there’s no shortage of cardio equipment, free weights and exercise classes.
- Fit Factory – 373 King Street West, Toronto, ON
This award winning facility has been voted Toronto’s Best Gym, Fitness Club and Workout every year since 2013. Fit Factory Fitness is a unique fitness program that is your one-stop shop for all things fitness to get you into the best shape of your life. Fit Factory Fitness is led by a former U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor with over 28 years experience in the fitness industry working with both civilian and military personnel. They offer one-of-a-kind fitness training unlike any other program in the city with over 200 signature Boot Camp, Boxing, Strength & Conditioning, and other specialty classes a month! If you’re looking for something a little different and love classes – this could be the gym for you!
- Cardio-Go – 266 King Street West, Toronto, ON
This beautiful heritage building features exposed brick in it’s facility which makes it unique, exciting and inspiring. Look no farther than here to sample many of the cities newest trends and fitness ideas. Ever heard of Gingaderra or Arial Yoga? Well Cardio-Go has, and it’s offered at The King West Club. Cardio-Go makes a promise to help it’s members live an active healthy life on the go with this space. Come here to also receive Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, or Massage Therapy.
- Goodlife Fitness – 555 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON
If you need convenience when joining a gym, then Goodlife fitness may be for you. It has various locations all around the downtown core to make it easy to find a place to workout. The facilities vary slightly from location to location, but you can expect to find a vast array of cardio machines, strength training equipment, weights, as well as various classes. The classes range from spinning to zumba to hot yoga. Some of the clubs are also open 24 hours, which makes it easy to fit in a workout around your busy schedule.
This list is just a little something to inspire you to work towards your fitness goals. If you’ve got another gym in the King West area, we’d love to hear about it.