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Five workout options for Montrealers stuck at home.


Five workout options for Montrealers stuck at home.

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With non-essential businesses being closed for almost a month and for the foreseeable future, many millennials are looking for an alternative to their regular workout routines. Luckily, many local studios and gyms have transferred to online virtual classes. We rounded up five options to help Montrealers get a workout in at home and avoid cabin fever.

Chain Gyms
If you have a membership with a chain, make sure to look up their social media accounts. Many locations of Énergie Cardio, Nautilus Plus and Quebec’s YMCAs are sharing workouts and live video sessions for you to follow from the comfort of your house.

This studio offers to follow along, as their instructors offer live spinning, HIIT and stretching workouts on their Instagram Account.

This spin, movement and yoga studio transferred a good amount of their classes online by using Zoom. To accommodate their clients during this time that can be financially unsure, they’re offering a sliding scale for individual classes. Clients can choose the amount (between 10$ and 24$) they want to pay for a given class. More details can be found on their website.

If you your own spinning bike at home, SPINCO just launched their on-demand service. Their 29.99$ monthly subscription gives you access to a library of rides to follow their instructors from the different studios across the country. Plus, a portion of each membership helps provide a meal for healthcare workers.

Finally, if you don’t mind doing a little extra research work on your own, Youtube can be a great tool. You might have to look and refine your searches more, but this options is free and can allow you to use this period to try various workouts you normally wouldn’t.

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