Survival of the Fittest: Downtown New West Edition
Someone call Santa Claus cause you're about to sleigh these workouts!
Staying in shape in New West has never been so easy. With access to so many facilities, with a wide range of fitness options it's easy to see that the city is transforming into a health center.
We've rounded up a bunch of awesome facilities and programs in the neighbourhood, to make it even easier to kick your butt into shape!
Strong Side Conditioning is the way to go if you're unsure of your fitness goals/level as they offer a free assessment. With an array of personal training packages that range from short to long term, you can control your fitness journey.
They pride themselves on being knowledgeable with no ego or attitude, their equipment is state of the art and will help you get the results you need, just bring your dedication!
If you've ever wanted to get your Demi Moore on, this is the place to do it. Ava Fitness is your go-to for pole dancing lessons, with amazing rates for drop ins and trials no one can resist this sexy workout.
They even offer pole parties for stagettes and bachelor parties or even just a girl's night out. In addition to conquering poles, they've got beach body boot camps, personal training sessions and dance lessons!
For those of you who have dreams of looking like Mohammed Ali or even Floyd Mayweather, this is the perfect choice.
Located on Front St, Suggarays Professional Boxing offers training for professional, amateur and recreational boxers. Learn to hit and get fit!
If you're looking for a high energy cardio workout than look no further than the fitness classes at Vive Tu Vida.
They have everything from Zumba to dance to pilates, plus candlelight yoga for the perfect cool down. Their passes are also super affordable.
For everyone who complains they don't have time to work out, Dynamic Health & Fitness is the place for you, conveniently located in the New West Skytrain Station for a quick workout on the go.
They're currently offering 15% off their 6-pack personal training package.
If you've ever wanted to try personal training and were too nervous or scared to, Fit on 6th offers tandem/couples training sessions for a great rate! This studio is so bright with natural light and is the best place for one-on-one training whether you're interested in cardio, weightlifting or kickboxing.
If you're looking for a nice gym with cheap contracts look no further. With offers from $19.99 there's no excuse. The Fit Xpress staff are super friendly and they update their machines regularly! The best part is they can make you a protein shake or smoothie for after your workout and they have a selection of healthy snacks. My go-to is always a Cliff Bar.
Don't have the money to shell out for monthly memberships? Consider Karma Teachers New Westminster.
Their FREE or by-donation classes are perfect for the person on the budget. Not to mention, their instructors are certified and their classes are for all different levels.
Bikram Yoga is the hot (literally) new trendy yoga-related weight loss technique. Hot Yoga New Westminster classes range from an hour to an hour and a half and they are designated to make you sweat; You will look and feel better immediately. The benefits aren't just physical, hot yoga helps with stress management, improved focus and stability as well as arthritis and back pain.
Experts in the infrared yoga technique, Oxygen Yoga is the original infrared yoga studio. With benefits ranging from fat burning to cellulite removal, they've put a fun spin on working out where classes vary in skill level and are not repetitive or boring; The sweat also helps get rid of toxins from your body.
If you are a student you're in luck because they are offering 15% off memberships to help you conquer the stress those all-nighters inflict.
Everyone knows no workout is completely efficient without the right supplements and Fuel has them all. Protein to get your muscles in gear, pre-workout to get you buzzed to "put in work", vitamins and supplements to complete your diet and even yummy protein bars as healthy snack alternatives.
One of the biggest factors to a healthy lifestyle is eating properly and thankfully Rain City Juicery has this on lock.
Their juices are made of 100% vegetable and fruit juices, and drinking one makes you feel so clean and healthy.
Consider trying one of their cleanses!