Health & Fitness in New Britain

$39 for a Super Deluxe Bicycle Tune-Up at The Cutting Edge Bike Shop ($80 Value)

The Cutting Edge Bike Shop

Berlin

Staff adjust brakes and derailleurs, true wheels, grease and lube cables and chains, and clean frames and forks at a beloved local shop

$80 $39

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Three- or Six-Month Individual or Family Membership to New Britain-Berlin YMCA (Up to 66% Off)

New Britain - Berlin YMCA

New Britain

90,000 sq. ft. YMCA features a 25-yard swimming pool, full training equipment, and a fitness studio that hosts programs throughout the week

$147 $59

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$79 Six 45-Minute Private Personal-Training Sessions at Fitness By Design in Berlin ($390 Value)

Fitness By Design

Berlin

Certified trainers guide clients toward strength, toning & core fitness during personalized, private studio-training sessions

$390 $79

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Gym Membership, Boot Camp, or Personal Training at Average Joe’s Fitness and Boot Camp Center (Up to 87% Off)

Average Joe’s Fitness and Boot Camp Center

Kensington

Trainers educated in exercise physiology tailor workouts for members, or motivate bodies through boot-camp or personal-training sessions

$40 $12

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One Month of Unlimited Gym Access with 5 or 10 One-Hour Personal-Training Sessions at YWCA New Britain (53% Off)

YWCA New Britain

New Britain

Trainers help clients through an exercise regimen that includes circuit, cardio, and weight training; also track progress and set goals

$35 $17

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10 or 20 Fitness Bootcamp Classes at Doomsday Fitness Experience (Up to 68% Off)

Doomsday Fitness Experience

Doomsday Fitness Experience at Circle of Life School of Tai Chi

Bootcamp classes help clients build muscle, endurance, and burn fat

$100 $35

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The grappling fighting style known as jujitsu first came to Brazil in 1914 stored in the hands and mind of Mitsuyo Maeda, a Japanese immigrant and master of the art. He only stayed a year, but it was enough time to plant the seeds for a new jujitsu academy in Brazil. One of the first students at that academy was Hélio Gracie.

Hélio absorbed the fighting style quickly, adapting many of the techniques to suit his small frame. He discovered methods of leverage that allowed him to execute joint locks, choke holds, and takedowns on much larger opponents, forming the core of his new Gracie jujitsu method. Ultimately, Hélio's son Royce brought the fighting style to America, famously winning UFC 1, 2, and 4 by defeating opponents many times his own size. Suddenly, Americans lined up to learn this newly unveiled Brazilian fighting style, demonstrating their eagerness by folding themselves inside a box and shipping themselves south.

Relson Gracie, Hélio's second oldest son, chose to be an ambassador of his family's fighting style. He was already teaching abroad when his little brother Royce skyrocketed Brazilian jujitsu to popularity. He founded his first school under the name Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in Hawaii, and as the art became popular, he opened new branches of his academy all across the United States. Today, he visits more than 40 academies and associations, sharing his knowledge with thousands of students. In his absence, he leaves instructors whom he personally trained to oversee the education of aspiring fighters.

100 Webster Square Rd
Berlin,
CT
US

National board-certified acupuncturist Dr. Chul H. Han blends acupuncture, herbal medicine, and other holistic healing techniques to treat health conditions such as joint and muscle pain, digestive disorders, and anxiety. To achieve the best results, he works with clients to devise individualized treatment plans based on their health history, making sure to educate them along the way about techniques for living well and raising octuplets.

46 Brittany Farms Rd
New Britain,
CT
US

The personal trainers at Big Sky Fitness cut frustration from the range of emotions their clients experience. That's because their X-factor coaching is grounded in science, ensuring that exercisers reach their goals if they stick to the regimen. Group fitness classes act as a helpful add-on to the personal-training sessions, as do nutritious shakes from the Shake Bar.

1185 W Main St
New Britain,
CT
US

Dr. Daniel Javaheri leads a team of dental experts in correcting shoddy smiles with a wide array of cosmetic and preventative services performed in a spa-like office. Dr. Javaheri promotes overall patient wellness using advanced technology, including safe sedation and digital x-rays, which emit much less radiation than Lex Luthor’s kryptonite-flavored toothpaste. Smiles by Design uses composite fillings that match natural tooth coloring, and the dentists have also mastered dental implants, bridges, and crowns to isolate and repair unsightly damage to pearly whites. While patients wait for mouth refurbishings, the office lavishes them with paraffin hand treatments, heated blankets, and liquid refreshments from a beverage bar.

1263 Berlin Turnpike
Berlin,
CT
US

Focused on caring for the elderly and disabled, the talented staff at Polish Caregivers & Homemakers gladly duels with debris and disarray during customized cleaning services that cover all areas of the house. After arriving at homes in need of a bath, the tidying technicians get busy scrubbing kitchen countertops, mopping floors, and ridding refrigerators of expired confetti eggs. Vacuums roll happily across carpets as bathtubs and sinks squeak at the magical touch of disinfectant. Maids will come equipped with cleaning products and an economy-size tube of elbow grease; customers should supply their own mops, brooms, and vacuums.

226 New Britain Rd
Berlin,
CT
US

This year, the Connecticut PGA awarded Stanley Golf Course the Walter Lowell Public Golf Course Distinguished Service Award.

365 Hartford Rd
New Britain,
CT
US