Like a prison break, a workout involves running, climbing, rowing a boat, and playing a quick game of racquetball. Break free from routine with this Groupon.
$59 for Four Weeks of CrossFit Classes ($154.57 Value)
- Three weeks of introductory On Ramp classes
- One week of unlimited CrossFit classes
During On Ramp classes—held Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:30 p.m.—small groups of beginners learn about nutrition, running technique, and proper form. Armed with this knowledge, participants then attend a fourth week of unlimited, larger-group CrossFit sessions, found on the class schedule. The month-long experience promotes better health via journal tracking, metabolic conditioning, and maneuvers such as power lifts and basic gymnastics.
The team at CrossFit Southington knows that each person has a different fitness goal. For some, that might be having more energy and losing weight. For others, it might be improving athletic performance or doing enough bicep curls to eliminate the need to shop with a grocery cart. Whatever the motivation, their strength and conditioning program—which is used by many police academies and military units—is designed for universal scalability, and it can be implemented by beginner or advanced exercisers.
The protocol calls for constantly varied, functional movements such as squatting, pushing and pulling, and running. Staffers challenge guests with more than 6,000 square feet of traditional kettlebells and rowing machines, as well as some devices you might not expect to see. Build strength on a pair of gymnastic rings, traverse the monkey bars on the Killa Kage, or train on an outdoor enclosed sandpit, which absorbs force and offers better resistance training than asking a toddler to eat vegetables right before naptime.