Like a tree house, a gym never lets nonmembers inside and always deflects frogs fired from the neighborhood bully’s slingshot. Hurry up the rope ladder with today's Groupon: for $29, you get 30 days of health club access, two 45-minute personal-training sessions, and 30 days of online access to Anytime Health at Anytime Fitness (a $250 value). Choose between two locations: on Fifth Street in Minneapolis, or on Spring Street in St. Paul. Groupon customers must activate the 30-day access period by May 16, 2011.
Taking a holistic approach to health, Anytime Fitness focuses on helping people make lifestyle changes that include both nutrition and exercise. Your two personal-training sessions will get you familiar with the gym as well as introduce you to workouts and regimens vital for achieving your fitness goals. The facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and has around-the-clock security to ensure no vampires may improve their endurance on the wide variety of cardio and resistance equipment. Equipped with individual televisions, the cardio machines have a no-time-limit policy, making the treadmill the perfect place to set up a home office. Personal showers and a palpable absence of sweaty ghosts in the locker rooms make the dénouement of an Anytime Fitness workout as pleasant as the climax. You also get 30 days of online access to Anytime Health, a website for Anytime Fitness members that provides nutrition and workout advice. After your 30 days are up, if you decide to join the gym, which has more than 1,500 locations, Anytime Fitness will waive the $99 enrollment fee.
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