$29 for One 30-Day VIP Gym Package Anytime Fitness - Corydon ($152 value)

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Clients build muscle and burn fat at always-open gym with extensive line of weight, cardio, and functional equipment

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. New customers only. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $29 for One 30-Day VIP Gym Package ($152 value)

Includes:

  • 30 days of gym access
  • 24-hour access key
  • 30 days of tanning
  • 4 team training sessions

Metabolism: Balancing the Body’s Ledger

Running burns calories, but adding muscle can help you burn calories even while sitting still. Learn why with Groupon’s guide to the metabolism.

To make sense of metabolism, it’s easiest to think of the body as a machine with countless functions and very specific fuel requirements. When we eat, enzymes in our digestive system break down food into its component ingredients: proteins devolve into amino acids, fats into fatty acids, and carbohydrates into sugars such as glucose. These then seep into the blood stream and spread throughout the body, so that thousands of metabolic reactions happen at the same time. Some of the energy from these acids and sugars gets used for specific bodily maintenance functions, such as pumping the heart or yelling to scare away a mean-looking squirrel. Whatever isn’t needed right away will be stored as fat for later use.

To avoid gaining extra fat deposits, we must use all the calories that we ingest. The speed at which energy is burned while at rest is called the Basal Metabolic Rate, or BMR, and it’s affected by a person’s age, sex, and proportion of muscle to fat. The older a person is, the lower their BMR typically is; men generally have a higher BMR than women; and the body burns more calories to maintain muscle than fat. (After all, it would be a rather poor design if the body had to use a great deal of energy just to maintain its energy reserves.) Our BMR adjusts according to our lifestyle, slowing down when food is scarce and speeding up when we have to eat our way out of the wreckage of a popcorn-factory explosion. This is why eating five smaller meals throughout the day can help people lose weight, whereas starvation diets often result in little to no weight loss.

How the body uses its fuel was a perplexing mystery for generations of thinkers. In the 1600s, a man by the name of Santorio Santorio took it upon himself to study body weight. For 30 years he weighed everything that went into his body and everything that came out, often eating, working, and sleeping on a scale. What he found was that his total visible excreta was less than the amount of food he ingested, but the difference couldn’t be accounted for by his weight gain. This led him to come up with the theory of insensible perspiration—the unpalatable idea that we constantly expel waste through our skin.

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    Floyds Knobs

    3684 U.S. 150

    Ste 6

    Floyds Knobs, IN 47119

    +18129232348

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    Corydon

    1885 Old Highway 135

    Ste 650

    Corydon, IN 47112

    +18122255544

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