Prefer to workout in women-only facilities? We're rounding up our favourite, most convenient options across Canada.
Goodlife fitness for women
National fitness chain GoodLife has 100 for-women-only locations.
This Montreal hot spot offers 45- and 60-minute ladies-only cross-training and boot-camp classes.
One of the largest fitness centres for women, with locations from coast to coast, it offers a 30-minute circuit that comes with your own coach.
We tried it: Elle Fitness and Social
The workouts: This women-only gym has a varied roster of high-intensity classes, from Bikini Boot Camp (cardio, plyometrics and weights), which works your entire body, to Cardio Booty Burn, where you’ll power through circuits and treadmill sprints to burn your lower half.
Best for: Those seeking high-intensity, results-driven classes led by an expert instructor. The signature Bodies by Elle class, a boot camp–style workout, is designed to sculpt muscles and burn fat in less than an hour.
The final word: You’ll feel like you’re building muscle and burning calories with your best gal pals.