Time to work yourself out of that turkey coma. Thanksgiving may be behind us, but the holiday season has just started. Stay fit by sweating away that extra slice of pumpkin pie at one of these five workout classes.
The holidays are beyond busy, but you’ll have no problem fitting Exhale’s new HIT 30 class into your schedule. It’s only 25 minutes, but is full of nonstop, high-intensity movement that incorporates your full-body and ends on your abs. The class includes props and intervals, all done on your mat. 28 Arlington St., 617-532-7000
Support local this season by getting your workout in at one of the city’s best home-town spin studios. The Handlebar, with locations in Fenway, South Boston, and Harvard Square, offers a top-line cycling experience, with an environment based in unplugging, mindfulness, and positive energy. 1336 Boylston St., 857-239-9789
Workout in style at Equinox’s luxury facilities. From yoga studios with specially designed stress-reducing lighting, to group fitness classes with views of the waterfront and high-tech cycling bikes, your workout is sure to have an impact. You can continue your turkey-detox by visiting the in-club Juice Press location. 27 Northern Avenue, 617-206-264
If you love spin, SoulCycle is the place for you. Find yourself bumping along to one-of-a-kind playlists as you get in a high-intensity, muscle-sculpting workout. With unique candlelit studios, and instructors sure to support and motivate, you’ll be able to reach your personal best each time you get on the bike. 300 Cambridge St., 617-336-9998
South Boston Yoga is a must for any self-proclaimed yogi, offering some of the best classes and instructors in the city with a variety of options from vinyasa and hot yoga, strength training, pilates, and more. And after your sweat off that extra slice of pie, relax your muscles and mind in one of their three massage rooms. With a location right off the redline, there’s no excuse for not making South Boston Yoga your go-to workout spot this season. 36 W Broadway, 617-315-7448