Top places in Edmonton to sweat it out

If you’re looking for a hard-core sweat sesh that will leaving you looking and feeling like a superstar, look no further. These fitness clubs, wellness centres and personal trainers offer customized training that will get your heart pumping and your legs moving.

GoodLife Fitness

3803 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 5M8

Busy moms who want to work out in a gym will be happy to know that GoodLife Fitness offers child-minding for kids ages six months to 12 years old. The staff keep your kids busy and active while you try out a cardio, yoga or strength training class. They also offer personal training sessions and small group training sessions, such as boot camp classes or TRX team training.

Gold's Gym

1764-8882 170 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5T 4J2

Located within West Edmonton Mall, this is where people go when shopping just isn’t enough of a workout for them anymore. Gold’s Gym has a ladies-only area within the gym, as well as child care, a climbing wall, hot tubs and a squash and basketball court. It’s also open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Cherry Doll Fitness

8604 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 4B6

Natasha, the lady behind Cherry Doll Fitness, is a one-woman fitness machine. She offers private training sessions, couples training and group training. Natasha will even act as your workout buddy for $20 an hour, meaning she will come with you while you work out and encourage you without creating a program for you – perfect for if you just need someone pushing you to get off the couch. Natasha has a personal fitness trainer diploma from NAIT and is also an AFLCA Group Exercise Specialty Leader.

Snap Fitness

2927 Ellwood Dr SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0B1

This hard-core fitness facility is open 24 hours a day, every day, for those clients who are determined to get in a workout, no matter what time it is! They also offer a ton of high-quality cardio and weight training equipment, private showers, personal trainers and nutrition consultants. The best part is that once you’re a member, you can use your card at any of more than 1,500 locations. That’s right; you can basically throw a rock and hit and Snap Fitness location.

Infinite Fitness Ltd

14217 23 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6R 3E7

This small studio likes to focus on ensuring their clients are comfortable with the gym atmosphere – they also work hard to ensure clients show up, threatening to call those who don’t to find out the reason. Whether you hire one of their personal trainers, or take part in one of the group classes, such as Pilates, TRX or Infinite Ride Cycling, you’ll feel like you’re working out with friends. They also offer drop-in classes for people with busy schedules.

Rock Jungle Fitness

10247 184 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5S 2J4

This place offers a unique variety of fitness challenges –rock climbing, CrossFit and yoga. They also do massage therapy to treat your aching muscles after you spend a few hours rappelling at the indoor rock wall or twisting yourself up into a pretzel during a yoga session. CrossFit is a mix of gymnastics, lifting and cardio, for a total body workout. Private training or small group sessions are also an option.

Pure Wellness Studio Inc

6902 Roper Rd NW, Edmonton, AB T6B 3H9

This is more than just a gym or fitness centre; it’s a wellness centre, designed to treat several aspects of health and wellness. They offer not only personal training and private fitness sessions, but also acupuncture and massage therapy, both of which can help treat the soreness that comes with a hard-core workout.

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