Through outdoor, online and socially distant exercise sessions, these workouts prove that movement is the best medicine.
A workout at Barry’s Bootcamp promises an intense, high-energy experience.
Gear up for an intense sweat session at this notable gym’s Castro and Marina studios, open now without treadmills but with new outdoor workout spaces. With social distancing measures in place, attendees can burn up to 1,000 calories per high-intensity interval workout. Upbeat playlists will encourage maximal effort and a desire to feel the burn.
This hot spot combines cardio and strength exercises that target the upper, lower or full body, depending on the class. To ensure the safety of its members, Basecamp provides everyone with his or her own designated space, bike and weight equipment and disinfects these surfaces between classes. Instead of high-fives and hugs, waves and foot bumps are encouraged.
After a temporary break, The Boombox Studio has reopened its doors for personalized, metabolism-boosting small-group workouts. No class is the same, so grab your kettlebells, resistance bands and jump rope. Alternatively, personal training and group classes are held over Zoom.
Whether a client is training for a triathlon or simply in need of a customized training plan, Diakadi’s experienced instructors are here to help. These professionals liken themselves to somewhere between physical therapists and personal trainers, focusing on health education just as much as client results. This season, Diakadi is implementing thorough cleaning procedures and in-advance booking to continue its emphasis on wellness.
This Frederick Street facility features group classes, personal training, youth fitness instruction and nutrition consultations. New members can book assessments through Zoom to determine their specific fitness needs and tailored workouts. From there, appointments can be scheduled to take place online or at a park, where masks are required.
With its requirement of face masks, distancing measures, equipment sanitization and temperature checks at the door, Perform for Life ensures that its members are safe while working out at any of its three locations. If you’re still hesitant to return to the gym, no worries: Perform for Life also offers personal and small-group training online or at a park.
This barbell-based strength training center employs a team of coaches who help both amateur and seasoned lifters reach their goals. Aimed at improving technique and reducing injury risk, SF Iron builds fitness knowledge as well as muscle. The facility is currently open with limited capacity and appointment-only,
Exercise enthusiasts of all kinds will find something of interest at Studio Mix, be it yoga, cycling, barre or another one of the myriad classes. The gym also provides massage and chiropractic services, though its climbing wall, saunas, showers and lounge areas are currently closed. Masks are required, and members must wipe down equipment before and after use.
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