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With almost everyone in the city practicing social distancing measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, gyms and fitness studios were some of the first businesses to announce closures.

One of these businesses is downtown Victoria’s newest fitness studio, Annex Fitness located on Yates Street.

Annex made the decision to shut down their physical location on Saturday, March 14th and temporarily suspend in-person services to curb the spread of COVID-19.


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However the operators of the studio have decided to do their part in helping the community by keeping everyone moving.

To that end, Annex has launched at-home workout sessions through Instagram.

Followers can tune in to the Annex Victoria Instagram account Monday – Friday at 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday at 9 a.m. for daily workouts led by instructors at the studio.

Each workout lasts approximately 30-35 minutes long.

Those who cannot tune in at those times are invited to sign up to receive daily workouts in their inbox. Simply enter your email address when prompted at the Annex Fitness website.

These workouts can accommodate individuals of all fitness levels and require no additional equipment.

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L A U N C H I N G … . Annex: At Home. Your at home workout / feel-good program that is Social Distancing APPROVED. Available to anyone, anywhere, at any time. . Enter your email address on our website to sign-up to receive: . ✨Live Instagram workout sessions led by an Annex leader on Monday – Friday at 7:00 AM and 5:30 PM, and Saturday and Sundays at 9:00 AM, approximately 30-35 mins. . ✨Our daily workout delivered straight to your inbox incase you can't make the live session – accommodating all fitness levels; all you need is… you! . ✨Annex Music via our Annex: At Home Spotify Playlist . ✨A Bucketlist that will ensure you’re feeling productive, grounded and experiencing joy, everyday 🙂 . . . #annexvictoria #homeworkout #annexathome #hiitworkout #workoutplan #homeworkoutplan #outdoorworkout #quarantineworkout #isolationworkout #nogymnoproblem #instagramliveworkout #instagramlivesweat

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