Class Descriptions

Our Cycling & Fitness classes are time-efficient and challenging so you get the results you desire quickly. Whatever your fitness level, every class at Climaxx Cycling & Fitness in St. Catharines welcomes you to challenge yourself and have fun doing it! 


Real Ride 45 or 60 

Our signature 45 or 60 minute cycling class focused on delivering an authentic real ride feel on our Schwinn Carbon Blue bikes. Guided by expert instructors to upbeat music, you will be taken through various cycling workouts, such as climbing, racing, endurance rides, and power sprints!  Highly specialized performance tracking during every ride provides the perfect motivation to challenge you to take it to the next level!  Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast and novice riders alike.

HIITRide 45

Maximize your results and take your fitness to the next level with HIIT Ride 45 It’s the quickest way to lose fat, get lean and break through a fitness plateau. In this class we use HIIT protocols of high intensity intervals with short rest periods to burn more calories and increase metabolism. You’ll be addicted to the results. Performance IQ Heart Rate and Power Watts Metrics are used to measure performance results.

Core Ride 45 or 60 

This unique fusion class offers 30 minutes of intense cycling followed by 15-30 minutes of mat-based core training in the fitness studio. Core Ride 45/ 60 is THE workout to increase your cardio AND strengthen your core.


This class is all about the music. The perfect ride to sweat it out on the bike to the beat of some high energy music in our state-of-the-art spin studio in surround sound.  Less emphasis on performance monitoring and more emphasis on getting your groove on. Every first Friday of the month!

Intro Ride 30

This class is for new riders. You'll learn proper bike set up, hand positions, and body positions on the bike and will get comfortable with the settings and use of the bike's computer. The Intro Ride is offered twice a month. New riders are welcome to participate in the Intro Ride as many times as needed to feel comfortable moving into one of our regular classes. Please check the schedule to book your bike or give us a call.

The Sufferfest

Widely regarded as the best cycling training videos in the world, The Sufferfest cycling training videos are now available at Climaxx Cycling & Fitness. We bring the thrill of riding Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, World Championships and other iconic races to our riders in our state of the art cycling studio with incredible surround sound. All while tracking your suffering with Performance IQ software.

The Sufferfest Cycling Training Videos offer several intelligently designed cycling training workouts set to great soundtracks and killer racing footage.  We also host our annual Knighthood Quest and boasts 6 Knights and Dames who have completed the task of 10 back to back Sufferfest Videos.


Hardcore 60 Classes 

Are you Hardcore? Strength training is an essential part a well rounded fitness program. Our Hardcore classes are designed to be time efficient and tough so you get maximum results.
Our Hardcore classes are strictly mat-based, boot camp style classes that work on building core strength and lean muscle with elements of HIIT, Circuit and Strength Training protocols. Each class uses a mix of Stability Balls, free weights, bands, Equalizer bars and more. Proper form, technique and breathing are a major focus in all classes. All fitness levels welcome. Modifications will be made for beginners. 

Hardcore Kick 45

Kickboxing the hardcore way! A high-intensity, total body workout that blends basic boxing training techniques and non contact punching and kicking combinations set to high energy music. This class will improve strength, muscle tone and endurance in an efficient, intense, 45 minute format. No prior experience required, just a hardcore spirit.  

Hardcore Strength 60

Hardcore Strength is a metabolic workout that takes traditional strength training with weights and combines it with cardio acceleration to maximize calorie burn during and after your workout. Make the most of your time and effort to gain lean muscle and torch fat.

Just Core 45

Just core, say no more.
In this class we focus on strengthening the core with prescribed sets of core exercises performed with interval training protocol. A strong, stable core is essential to increase pedal stroke efficiency and power on the bike as well as reduce lower back pain and shoulder tension. This class design follows a prescribed plan based on interval training for the core in a specific work to rest ratio for optimal results.