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5 quick high-intensity workouts you can fit into your lunch break in Vancouver

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DH Vancouver Staff Oct 19, 2017 4:03 pm 2,140

With the colder weather settling in, it can be tempting to be a couch potato and find an excuse to skip your workout routine.

But if you’re really motivated, you can squeeze that workout into your lunch hour in between meetings at the office, leaving plenty of time to binge on Netflix after your 9 to 5.

If you’re looking for some quick workout classes to help maintain your summer bod throughout the colder months, check out these options.

These classes are fast and intense and are a worthwhile way to spend that extra 30-minute break you have at work.

Firestarter by Equinox

Firestarter Equinox

Firestarter Equinox

What: This class will get you fired up. The Firestarter is a cardio-heavy challenge that includes speedy intervals that will have you sweating up a storm in no time.

How long: 30 minutes

Where: Equinox Vancouver – 1131 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Best Abs Ever by Equinox

Best Abs Ever

Best Abs Ever

What: Blast away that spare tire at this core-focused class. Best Abs Ever uses minimal equipment and will increase your overall strength and endurance.

How long: 30 minutes

Where: Equinox Vancouver – 1131 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Body Blast by HIIT Fitness

Body Blast by HIIT Fitness

Body Blast by HIIT Fitness

What: HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training and you’ll be doing a lot of that during this workout class. Body Blast will make you work through the ultimate circuit, which includes sandbags, slam balls, kettlebells, and more for added intensity.

How long: 30 minutes

Where: HIIT Fitness – 730 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Megaformer by Lagree West

Megaformer by Lagree West

Megaformer by Lagree West

What: This is a full-body conditioning workout that is performed on a megaformer. The workout is best described as a souped-up Pilates reformer class, but it also includes an added cardiovascular element.

How long: 40 minutes

Where: Lagree West – 437 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Barre Express by Barre Fitness

Barre Express by Barre Fitness

Barre Express by Barre Fitness

What: You’ll definitely be feeling sore after this class. Barre Express is a workout combining the best elements of ballet barre with pilates, sports conditioning, and flexibility.

How long: 40 minutes

Where: Various locations check website for details

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