At Palooka’s Executive Fitness, we know healthy living is more than just exercise. It’s about helping our members live a better quality of life. We continuously strive to be the best equipped, knowledgeable and the cleanest facility in Halifax.
Palooka’s provides relevant up to date health and fitness information to help support and empower each client to achieve his or her fitness goals. Whether it’s finding your inner-athlete or getting healthy so you feel comfortable in your own skin, Palooka’s offers plenty of ways to keep you motivated and inspired along the way.
Palooka’s Executive Fitness features top of the line equipment with a customer service promise of no-wait, and no-downtimes. Our expanded fitness schedule now includes Triple S, Core & More, PUNCHFit, Yoga Stretch, SPIN, TRXFit and more. There is also a semi-private boxing area includes a heavy bag and an uppercut bag.
Need some guidance? Short on time? Palooka’s Personal Trainers can be your own coach. Whether it’s to stay on track, reach a designated fitness goal, or make the most out of your workout time, our qualified trainers can help you navigate your way to your personal fitness goal.
Palooka’s cardio equipment consists of state-of-the-art Treadmills, Ellipticals, AMT's, Row Machine, Stair Master, Exercise bikes as well one of two facilites which provides members with Expresso Bikes and the Technogym™ Cardio Wave in all Halifax. All of this equipment adds up to greater fat burning potential, and an increase in your daily energy level. The cardio area is wired for your pleasure so grab your headphones and hook yourself into your favorite television show on satellite tv or simply enjoy the scenic views of the Bedford Basin.
In addition to our high-end cardio equipment, we have a variety of the latest Hammer Strength and Life Fitness Selectorized equipment and Hammer Strength Ground Base machines which aid in total muscle development. Ground Base technology offers the most advanced feet-on-the-ground positioning for traditional or explosive sport-specific training which stimulates real-life movement to build better balance and total body stabilization. To top it all off, our strength training areas are well-equipped with three of the latest Iron-Grip free weight dumbbell racks to strengthen and tone your body.
Whatever your exercise goals, we will help you achieve them by offering a motivating, fun exercise environment and a wealth of expertise through our qualified staff.
Join us for a group fitness class!
Join us for a group fitness class!
This combination class engages all your muscles using your own body weight in intervals of TRX suspension straps and full body circuit training. Build overall strength, balance and flexibility. We set the reps, you set the intensity.
Stretch. Strengthen. Sculpt. Reclaim your body and improve your overall fitness. Mix it up with cardio, weights and stretching to increase physical strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. This low-impact, full body, circuit-style class gets high-impact results.
Enjoy a 45-50 min Yoga-style stretch before or after your workout. This is not a traditional Yoga class but Yoga-style stretching. You will enjoy a short beginning and ending meditation with Yoga-style stretching reaping all the benefits of a traditional class in a short amount of time.
Core & More
This is a fun and challenging workout for exercisers of all ability levels and is designed to make you leaner and stronger, while improving balance, stability, agility, and core strength.
Experience the stress busting benefits of boxing. A class based around hitting focus pads and punch bags with a good serving of abdominal and leg work on the side! Increase your heart rate and burn fat!
Tabata Boot Camp
Want to get fit in 4 minutes? Tabata Training is the single most effective type of high-intensity interval training. In this class, you'll work through a series of Tabata intervals that follow this structure: Push hard for 20 seconds. Rest for 10 seconds. Repeat eight times. This class is tough, so bring your energy and prepare for one of the best interval workout you've ever had!
Shane's Sweat Shop
This is a fast-paced full body workout that blends cardiovascular and strength training together to maximize results. Improve your core strength and sweat out hundreds of calories in this circuit training boot camp.
Stay cycling year-round with our high-energy group SPIN class. The intense lower body workout will help improve stability and speed while toning and strengthening.
Whether you are training for a sport or a weekend warrior; training like an athlete will get you in the best shape of your life. Try this total body fitness class to improve whole body movement and strength to help for a sport or everyday activities.