Many of the same staff members at Brookside by Day have helped prepare and serve home-cooked favorites since the day the diner opened in 1991. That sense of tradition permeates every aspect of the restaurant, from the country decor of hardwood tables to the house specialties ranging from breakfast burritos to chicken-fried chicken. That's not to say the times can't change, however—along with the regular menu, chalkboard specials rotate daily, and in 2013 the diner added a bar where guests can watch the flat-screen TV over drinks or sip a Bloody Mary at brunch to cure their Sunday papercuts.
Four Seasons Med Spa specializes in several skin treatments, such as dermal fillers, facials, and other enhancements such as dermaplaning. As they wait for cosmetic skincare treatments, guests sip complimentary beverages and play Marco Polo with the sparkling fish that traverse the relaxation room's sprawling aquarium. Guests can sink into a massage chair while viewing the aquarium, which, along with a cobalt-blue mosaic, accents the cream-colored interior with splashes of color.
Allied’s Ultimate Performance Complex helps athletes of all ages Hulk-punch through ability-ceilings with an assortment of sports-conditioning sessions. Adult classes take inspiration from boxing and mixed martial arts, blending stretches, strength, and agility into a muscle-enhancing secret sauce. Aspiring martial artists of all ability levels can defend themselves against bullying jab-bags or ramp up heart rates with cardio exercise. Youth classes, for ages 18 and under, encompass a warm up, cool down, and core conditioning through interval training. Adults can also opt for 10 sports performance classes, which condition the body for any court or field sport. The sessions boost power, balance, and mental focus, helping quick-moving athletes ignore taunts from immobile, resentful basketball hoops.
With an all-access pass to a full class schedule and all exercise components in the Just for Ladies facility, gentlewomen will glisten and gleam as they sculpt their upper and lower bodies using the Shapemaster toning system. These silently motorized toning tables use repetitive isokinetic motion to flatten abdominals, improve posture, and increase one's range of motion—working both sides of the body equally rather than just the one used to dangle perilously from cliffs. Otherwise, sweat it out on a variety of cardio machines, including stair climbers, stationary bikes, treadmills, yackety saxes, and ellipticals—all equipped with TVs to keep boredom at bay. To keep sweat donations social, Just for Ladies' expert instructors blast groups of bodies with classes in aerobics, Pilates, yoga, and Zumba (classes vary by location).
Body Masters Fit helps members make fitness a priority with access to a fully equipped facility 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The on-site crew of personal trainers boasts credentials from national certification programs and draw on proven principles to craft regimes for fitness-seeking physiques of all shapes and experience levels. Whether training for a specific sport or working toward weight-loss or cardio-endurance goals, clients will get one-on-one attention, custom workouts, and motivating encouragement during each training session. Stocked with free weights, strength-training machines, and cardio equipment, the gym grants members key access any hour of the day or night, accommodating both sun bunnies and vampires. For those who wish to exercise their right to exercise past the offering of this Groupon, Body Masters Fit welcomes members on a month-to-month basis with no contracts or sign-up fees.
Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing with the Stars' multiple-champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 600 calories with each go-round.