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The Fitness Test: Lagree Fitness’ M3: Fusion

Each week, Leyla explores a different class in Toronto and gives you a breakdown of what’s awesome and what’s not. Studio: Studio Lagree, 425 Spadina Rd. Instructor: L.A. Russell Description: This class involves you, a Megaformer, and every single effing muscle in your body. No warm-up. No break between sets. You’re planking from the starting pistol. Various… Read More »

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The Fitness Test: Cardio Mashup – Pilates and Interval Training

Studio: Misfit Studio – 694B Queen St. W. (entrance through alleyway off Euclid Street) Instructor: Amber Joliat Description: Think Jane Fonda 2.0. Joliat has taken the classic ‘90s step class and mashed it up into a hot mess of Pilates, dance, and yoga. Get sweaty. Reason I signed up: The entrance is through an alleyway off… Read More »

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The Fitness Test: Barreworks Mixed Level

Each week, Leyla explores a different class in Toronto and gives you a breakdown of what’s awesome and what’s not. Studio: Barreworks – 625 Queen St. W., 3rd floor Instructor: Lauren Pederson Description: This class feels like the genetically engineered dream child of ballet and aerobics. Clearly some serious thought has gone into creating a… Read More »

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The Fitness Test: Sugarfoot’s Knockout Workout

Each week, Leyla explores a different class in Toronto and gives you a breakdown of what’s awesome and what’s not. Studio: Sugarfoot (220 Richmond St. W.) Instructor: Suzanna Description: Get ready to feel like Rocky Balboa! The Knockout Workout goes something like this: Skipping rope, squats, bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, shoulder presses, and a brief… Read More »

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