What’s one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions? To get fit!
Although many fitness studios and classes are temporarily closed or have serious restrictions in place thanks to COVID-19, there is no time like the present to re-think your fitness routine. Trying something new might just be the kickstart you need to get back into a good fitness routine.
And there's nothing wrong with planing ahead! What might you enjoy trying our or taking on once amenities have reopened? Here are some great options, all right in one of our fave 'hoods: Liberty Village!
*Photo courtesy of JETAA Toronto
Joe Rockhead's Indoor Climbing
Have you ever tried rock climbing? Hello core strength and upper body! This is a fun and social way to get trim and challenge yourself.
Joe Rockhead’s Indoor Climbing Gym was Canada’s first, established in 1990. It has been at its current Liberty Village location for 20 years. It came about when the owners, hooked after trying rock climbing, wanted somewhere to continue their passion during the winter months.
Joe Rockhead’s appeals to beginners through advanced climbers, with introduction classes, as well as an array of ever-changing climbing paths, giving regular climbers ongoing challenges. Their huge facility (22 000 sq ft.!) means lots of opportunity to change things up, no matter if you are bouldering, top rope climbing, and lead climbing.
You can take a beginner class or get a membership. It’s also a cool spot for a corporate outing!
**Currently Closed Due To COVID-19 Lockdown**
Joe Rockhead’s Indoor Climbing
29 Fraser Ave
*Photo courtesy of BlogTO, with thanks!
The clientele at Pure Yoga are tight-knit, welcoming and committed. They extend an invitation to “every body, shape, size, age, and status; employed, or between jobs, student, or retiree, single or divorcee, mother, father, grandparent”.
There are many yoga studios around Toronto, but this Liberty Village facility is funky and gritty, very much reflecting the neighbourhood in which it is located.
The specialty here is Hot Yoga, which is an absolute must if you’ve never tried it. Exhilarating and detoxifying, it is a gratifying practice for body and soul.
**The studio is open with COVID-19 protocols in place. Reservations in advance are required for classes.**
47 Fraser Avenue
*Pic courtesy of F45 Training Liberty Village Facebook Page
F45 Training Liberty Village
If you really want a fitness challenge, you might want to check out F45 training at F45 Liberty Village.
If you’re not familiar, F45 training is “functional training” combining HIIT and circuit workouts that strengthen your body based on everyday style movements. It’s intense, cardio-focused and fun. No question, you will torch calories in a relatively short amount of time. We love the MyZone technology, which includes a band around your chest that tracks calories burned and monitors heart rate - regardless of what excercise or activity. It's quite motivating!
This isn’t just for hardcore athletes; the basis of these exercises is meant to increase your overall fitness, as well as reduce likelihood of injury from everyday movements - which is more common than you might think!
The workout is done in instructor-led group classes, that move you through circuits or exercises, split into classes emphasizing cardio, resistance training or a hybrid of the two. The group dynamic is interactive motivating and fun. Oh, and there is a live DJ!
**F45 Training offerings and services are limtied due to the pandemic. Please call ahead. Join them daily for Zoom classes and challenges**
F45 Training Liberty Village
171 East Liberty St Suite 124
You are more likely to stick to a fitness routine if it is convenient. That means, if you’ve got great fitness facilities within a quick stroll from your front door, being fit is one habit that will stick! Check out our loft listing - Live The Luxe Loft Life In Liberty Village - which is conveniently located to these fabulous fitness options!
Seeking rental accommodations? We're lease masters too! Here is a lovely Liberty Village listing for your consideration for $2000/month! We call it: A Pristine Perch Overlooking Liberty Village!
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~ The Urbaneer Team
Steven Fudge, Sales Representative
& The Innovative Urbaneer Team
Bosley Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage - (416) 322-8000
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