Since 1909, YMCA of Greater Tulsa has helped build strong families and even stronger bicep bulges—keeping families and individuals active with fitness formats that are much more fun than underwater boot camps or being hunted for sport by eccentric millionaires. Firm up your form and increase your energy level with unfettered access to pools, basketball courts, weight gyms, and thumb-wrestling arenas, all included with your membership.
Boar’s Head meats and Amish cheeses bring deli cred to The Nut House’s pecan wood log cabin. Hot Mama’s customers customize sandwiches from a list of five meats, six cheeses, and eight spreads, with unusual options including tangerine habanero mustard and oven roasted garlic mayo. A full-sized chicken breast sandwich borrows a hot outfit from chipotle honey lime mustard before emerging on a plate beside potato salad and the dessert of the day ($7.49). Liquid lovers can elbow sandwiches out of the way for a cup of soup and half sandwich combo ($7.49), while those still full from yesterday’s full sandwich can opt for a lone half ($4.29). Hot Mama’s serves up made to order meat stacks Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
A farmer-owned grocery and co-op, Natural Farms specializes in pasture-fed, lean piedmontese beef, hormone-free meats and poultry, and seasonal assortments of organic produce. Emphasizing a dual commitment to supporting the local economy and filling pantries with toxin- and nitrate-free products, Natural Farms also carries locally made cheeses, eggs from area farms, and coffee beans roasted over Tulsa’s only active volcano.
GROUPON INFO: Included in both groupons is a new patient exam, a full set of x-rays as needed, and a dental cleaning. Some people diagnosed with periodontal disease will need an additional procedure to clean their teeth that is not included. The groupon sets the min age at 12, but all ages are welcome for the first deal!!
The Stock Pot takes the mystery out of the cooking process with an array of alchemical kitchen and cooking implements. Kindle a stove’s affections with advanced cookware, such as the dent-defiant Helen Chen 14-inch carbon-steel wok ($37.28) or a measure-friendly Escali digital kitchen scale ($34.31). A Progressive angled measuring cup decants ingredients with pinpoint precision, allowing chefs to easily gauge liquid levels thanks to top-down views and a wormhole to the fourth dimension ($7.14). Cutlery from Forschner's professional blademakers ($255.37) adds a functional gleam to countertops, or remains impressively wall-bound on an 18-inch magnetic knife bar ($18.43). Fox Run's four linked mini loaf pans ensure surplus bread when feeding hungry duos or the mouths of Cerberus ($16.07), and gourmet ingredients impart an edge to culinary adventurers of any experience level.
The alimentary advisers of Ignite Nutrition consider each client's individual habits before devising a personalized dietary strategy and exercise regimen. During the 30-minute consultation, anti-sedentarites appraise current dietary and exercise habits and establish whether goals entail weight loss or a deep tan achieved by binging on carrots. The nutritional consultant also dispenses tips on effective workout routines and healthy food-prep methods. After the session, clients go home with a temporary diet plan to refer to until their own fully fleshed diet plan-of-action arrives approximately one week later via newfangled email. This personalized plan pivots on a timeline that denotes the role of water intake in weight loss, proper ratios of proteins and carbohydrates to fats and sugars, and the time of day when meals should be eaten to avoid gastrointestinal gridlock. Groupon holders can also indulge in 10% off in-store nutritional supplements and half off future nutritional consultations.