Though the body burns calories on its own, we can help it along by exercising or accusing it of witchcraft. Set your fitness routine on fire with this Groupon.
$29 for 10 General-Fitness or Boot-Camp Classes ($165 Value)
Instructors in general fitness stir elements of cardio and endurance training into a regimen of lifting barbells, kettlebells, and medicine balls to build strength for functional movements. Boot-camp classes focus on body-weight exercises, resistance training, and kettlebells for leaner muscles and improved cardiovascular health. See the schedule for class times.
Wheaton Barbell & Fitness
Some things never really go out of fashion, such as being in shape, working smarter rather than harder, and barbells. The strength trainers at Wheaton Barbell & Fitness dole out all three in spades. In their general fitness classes, students build muscle and endurance by lifting anything that weighs more than ten pounds and can’t be bolted to the ground, such as classic barbells and kettlebells. Their boot camps change tracks from pure lifting to a more cardio-centric regimen, building heart strength over a series of ever-intensifying classes. The gym’s trainers also schedule one-on-one training sessions in which they relentlessly put clients through their paces, speeding them toward their goals, whether they be to lose weight or recover from injury.
The team doesn’t just train adults. They conduct athletic conditioning courses for kids ages 12 to 18, designed to improve essential cross-sport skills. They even carry out job-specific conditioning for adults who work as firefighters, police officers, construction workers, and package delivery personnel, who train by heaving heavy boxes and outrunning rabid mailmen.