One or Two Months of Unlimited Membership at Total Energy Fitness Bootcamp (Up to 78% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Fitness seekers enjoy inventive bootcamp classes that boost energy, torch calories, and make working out fun and surprising

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $44 for a one-month unlimited membership (a $147 value)
  • $66 for a two-month unlimited membership (a $294 value)

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.

Total Energy Fitness Bootcamp

Equipment: dumbells, kettlebells, ropes, tires, bosu's, medicine balls, sleds,
Students should bring: bottle of water, pair of gym shoes
Average class length: 60 minutes
Number of Staff: 1–5
Class location: Indoors only
Established: 2003
Registration required: Yes
Good for beginners: Yes
Guests allowed: No
Parking: Parking lot

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    Downers Grove

    1422 Brook Drive

    Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

    630-973-8626

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