The Crossfit BC coaches strive to reach all ages and skill levels, from aged grandparents to experienced athletes, they reject specialization, designing ever-changing daily workouts to develop all dimensions of health. A lift might be followed by gymnastics work, such as a handstand; other sessions might include activities such as rowing or jumping boxes. Every exercise is scalable, too, meaning there's always an easier or tougher version to challenge each participant's fitness level. Unlike some programs that motivate with drill-sergeant shouting, the Crossfit coaches keep things positive by cheering on their classes and occasionally letting a stampede of unicorns loose into the room.
Led by a Level 3 graduate of the National Coaching Certificate Program, Vancouver BlitzFit helps dedicated individuals of any fitness level get in shape. Personal training gives participants enough one-on-one time with their trainer to perfect their exercise form. Group boot-camp sessions utilize cross training principles to maximize fitness gains. Meeting thrice weekly, this program challenges participants with new combinations of aerobic exercise and strength training, making sure that they're always improving.
The inspiring trainers at MetaBody lead troops of women workouteers in results-getting hour-long workouts several times weekly. The fun classes utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment ideal for both beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. MetaBody's motivational instructors will use your instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. They’ll keep your muscles guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so you’ll never fall into a boring, ineffective routine like regular teeth brushing. Begin a long day of litigating with a refreshing 6:00 a.m. squat session, or end an evening by burning evidence and pounds with a 7:15 p.m. class. In addition to the fitness classes, you will receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound-loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching.
MetroZen Performance Wellness has a carefully-selected group of instructors who offer a wide variety of class options. Instructors lead guests through yoga, pilates, and stretch therapy, which all pull double duty by toning bodies while relieving stress. MetroZen creates sport-specific training programs that help athletes improve their performance in a number of sports. Additionally, appointments are available for wellness solutions.
At Soul Fitness, trainers utilize the latest in exercise and sports science techniques to spark dramatic changes in the body. The husband and wife team of Tracy and Kevin Boardman lead urban boot camp classes, trail running expeditions, and exercise outings in Vancouver’s natural spaces. During the summer, the hiking club travels out to Chief and Elfin Lakes in Squamish and Wedgemount Lake in Whistler. Trainers can augment exercise with detailed nutritional analysis, meal-planning, and 10-day detox plans designed to purge the system of toxins, heavy metals, and peanut-brittle buildup.
Tri-Cities? yoga facility pioneering far-infrared classes, Beach Yoga & Wellness combines yoga and Fusion (a Yoga/Pilates mix) instruction with creatively themed classes that include Beach Therapy classes that combine up to 7 different types of therapies to give you the ultimate Yoga experience. Veteran instructors help students stretch and lunge through poses in a tropical-heat environment enhanced by far-infrared waves that facilitate the release of up to seven times more bodily toxins than the average yoga session. The gentle radiation is known to improve skin tone by stimulating the production of collagen. By combing the infrared energy with the studio's steamy temperature, students experience an "artificial fever" that, like a real fever, ignites the body's immune system better than using jumper cables.