For our earliest ancestors, exercising meant outrunning a lion until it reached the point of exhaustion, then bench-pressing and shot-putting its sleeping body. Build muscle using nonliving weights with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $29 for 15 group fitness classes (a $75 value)
- $39 for 25 group fitness classes (a $125 value)
- $99 for a 99-day gym membership (a $299 value)
Certified instructors coach Zumba during a calorie-ousting dance workout, and cycling instructors helm indoor classes that send legs churning toward toned calves. Les Mills BodyPump sessions showcase proper weightlifting techniques, and Cardio Kick classes infuse fast-paced cardio routines with martial-arts strikes. Click for class schedules at the East Hartford and Windsor locations.
Those with a 99-day membership can access all classes as well as an array of cardio and weight equipment. In addition, they receive an orientation session with a certified personal trainer, unlimited tanning, and unlimited access to the kids’ club, where staffers watch kids while adults take classes at the East Hartford location.
Since its 1965 founding in Venice Beach, California, Gold's Gym has dotted the globe with more than 600 locations where professional athletes and exercise newbies gather under the umbrella of personal strength. Nearly 3.5 million Gold's members chart and aim for their fitness peaks, perspiring beneath the gaze of certified personal trainers or pedaling beside peers at cycling sessions. In a diverse lineup of group classes, patrons strengthen cores, finger-paint pictures of ninjas in martial arts, and amp up heart rates along to the pulsating soundtracks of Les Mills routines. Many Gold's Gym locations stockpile futuristic amenities, such as cardio machines with individual iPod docks and televisions that help keep patrons motivated.