FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – There are many benefits that come from keeping active during the colder months. According to Harvard Health Publishing, not only does exercising in winter improve your endurance, but it also burns more fat and prevents seasonal affective disorder.
In Fort St John, there are many options available to those that want to stay active but don’t necessarily want to go outside.
Below are our picks for the best fitness clubs you need to try out to get your sweat on!
Please note that as of Oct 24th, proof of vaccination is required. Masks are mandatory in all public spaces and common areas but do not need to be worn while exercising.
Prevail Athletics has a wide variety of fitness classes available to both members and drop-ins. Choose from Zumba, Vinyasa Yoga, or a cycling class! If you’re looking for a hard-hitting early morning workout to get your blood pumping, check out their 5:45 am Bootcamp! Stop by their location at 9831 98 St.
Those interested can sign up for classes by calling 250-787-1808. Check out their full schedule here.
Located at 10019 -103rd Ave, this yoga collective offers Vinyasa and Yin Yoga classes for all experience levels. The Collective strives to maintain “a safe and nurturing environment where students can explore body, breath, mind and spirit.”
This studio’s approach is unique in that they don’t offer fitness classes in the studio but instead say that their classes are “a form of moving meditation and spiritual practices that fosters self-study.”
To learn more, click here to visit their website.
This martial arts school offers numerous fitness programs for both kids and adults!
Kids get a free week trial and can participate in both kickboxing and Brazillian Jiujitsu. Adults have a few more options they can choose from, such as ladies’ cardio kickboxing, Kickboxing, BootCamp, boxing, and more!
Make exercise a family event and give their classes a shot today at 8238 100 Ave.
To view the class schedule, click here.
Fivestar Boxing & Martial Arts offers a wide variety of programs such as MMA, Olympic boxing, Muay Thai kickboxing, Brazilian Jiujitsu, and more.
They also offer programs for ladies and kids. Pay them a visit at 12246 Pacific Ave.
For more info, click here.
Newly renovated in 2013, Gators gym offers spin classes twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:30 pm.
Check them out at 10519 101 Ave.
For info, click here.
Goodlife Fitness, located at 9420 93rd Avenue, is currently only offering virtual fitness classes.
You can visit their location and choose from a selection of pre-recorded fitness classes to watch and exercise along with.
For more info, click here.
TheGym is a locally owned facility located on 10208 100 Street. They offer a full gym, cardio room, classes with real instructors, childminding, tanning and certified personal trainers.
The Sweat Box is a private gym offering strength & conditioning classes, personal training, and small group training.
For more information on the locally owned gym, email [email protected] or call (250) 261-1720.
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