Gritlabs in Burlington: Official HYROX Gym Partner

Discover the HYROX fitness race with Gritlabs, your official HYROX Gym partner in Burlington. Experience functional workouts and improve your strength and endurance with us.

Burlington fitness enthusiasts, there’s exhilarating news on the horizon! Gritlabs is proud to announce our affiliation as the **official HYROX Gym partner** in Burlington, ON.

Wondering what this means for your fitness journey? Let’s explore.

What is HYROX?

Originating from Germany, HYROX is a unique fitness challenge, bringing together the thrill of functional exercises with the exhilaration of running. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or someone looking for a fresh challenge, HYROX is tailored for all fitness levels, emphasizing endurance, strength, and performance.

The race structure? A dynamic mix of workout stations, each followed by a 1km run. Here’s the breakdown:

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An intense full-body workout where participants use a ski machine, mimicking the motion of cross-country skiing.


Sled Push:

Engaging core, glutes, and legs, participants push a weighted sled across a certain distance.


Sled Pull:

Opposite to the sled push, participants pull a weighted sled towards them, working the back, arms, and legs.


Burpee Broad Jump:

This involves participants performing a burpee followed by a broad jump, which challenges both power and agility.



Using a rowing machine, participants target both their upper and lower body, demanding coordination and stamina.


Farmers Carry:

Holding heavy kettlebells or weights in each hand, participants walk across a set distance, testing grip strength and endurance.


Sandbag Lunges:

Holding a weighted sandbag on their shoulders, participants perform lunges, challenging leg strength and balance.


Wall Balls:

Using a medicine ball, participants perform squats and then throw the ball to hit a target on a wall.

Prepping for HYROX: The Gritlabs Way

Curious about the fitness prerequisites for HYROX? It’s inclusive, designed for everyone. However, a bit of prep can elevate your experience, and that’s where Gritlabs comes into play.

Our LIFT and HIIT Classes:

Molded to bolster your HYROX readiness, our LIFT sessions zoom in on muscle toning while HIIT classes amplify your endurance. Dive into routines with rowers, skiers, and running drills, reflecting the HYROX ethos.

Exclusive HYROX Training:

Amp up your preparation with our specialized HYROX classes, available on Wednesdays at 5:45pm and 6:45pm, and Sundays at 8am and 9:30am. Experience a near-authentic HYROX ambience, prepping you for race day.

HYROX is more than just a race; it’s a testament to your willpower, strength, and determination. And with Gritlabs by your side, you’re not just ready for HYROX; you’re poised to dominate it.

Join us at Gritlabs and let’s embark on this HYROX journey together. 

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