Exercise- or Resting-Metabolic Assessment or Personal-Training Package at The Body Lab (Up to 69% Off)

Newington

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  • $39 for exercise-metabolic assessment ($89.99 value)
  • $35 for resting-metabolic assessment ($69.99 value)
  • $69 for two personal-training sessions ($130 value) with one exercise-metabolic assessment ($219.99 total value)

Exercise-metabolic assessments measure clients' optimal oxygen intake, which helps inform them on how to maximize their fitness potential. Resting-metabolic assessments calculate the correct number of calories a person requires per day. Finally, personal-training sessions provide clients with one-on-one attention to help them achieve their fitness goals.

Calories: The Original Renewable Energy

The key to any workout regimen is burning calories. Discover how that happens with Groupon's exploration of the body's inner furnace.

In all of weight loss, there may be no concept less aptly named than the calorie. That's because a calorie is a unit of scientific measure—specifically, a measure of the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius. Though the calorie unit we associate with food actually refers to kilo calories—meaning when we say, “2,000 calories a day,” we actually mean 2,000,000. And if the number of calories we ingest is bad news, the upside is that we are burning them all the time.

A certain amount of calories—about 60–75 percent of the calories you burn each day—are needed to sustain the body's unconscious functions, such as breathing and circulation. Known as basal metabolic rate, the specific percentage depends on factors such as size and body composition, gender, and age (typically, as people get older, fat makes up a larger portion of body weight, causing calories to burn more slowly). Digestion makes up about another 10 percent of the calories burned, leaving physical activity to account for the rest.

During exercise, the muscles contract, causing the body's adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecules to break down as the heart continues to pump faster and faster—increasing the body’s demand for more energy. Once the muscles have depleted the day’s caloric intake, they turn to other calorie sources to fuel the fire—making weight loss possible as the body begins to sacrifice fat cells to the god of the treadmill.

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    Newington

    300 Alumni Rd

    Newington, Connecticut 06111

    860-616-8549

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In a Nutshell

Metabolic testing measures a persons current fat burning ability and informs them how to maximize fat loss

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Only valid for new clients or clients who have been inactive over last 6 months. For 2 session option; final session must be use within 45 days of initial visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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