While feeling the burn during a workout is generally a good sign, feeling the burn while sitting on the sofa means you’ve built your house too close to the neighborhood lava pit. Engage in controlled, constructive body burning with today's Groupon: for $39, you get 12 boot-camp classes at Fitness Equation in Cumberland (a $135 value). Fitness Equation, currently located on Mendon Road, will move to Industrial Road on February 1.
Fitness Equation offers one-hour boot-camp workouts designed to whip supine sinews into shape using a rigorous combination of toning and trimming techniques. Led by an expert staff of supportive instructors, classes take aspiring athletes of varying experience levels and abilities through the fundamentals of strength training, plyometrics, flexibility and mobility training, and aerobic and anaerobic conditioning. Unlike traditional training methods that rely solely on free weights and the occasional sneak attack from Thor, boot-camp classes shake up standard workouts by utilizing everything from kettlebells and medicine balls to sledgehammers, sand bags, and tires to create a shape-up routine fit for any strongman, strongwoman, or impressively robust infant. Today's deal allows guests to attend three classes per week over the course of a month, with class times offered Monday–Friday, making it easier than ever to lose a few pounds between work and hours spent crafting purposefully unattainable New Year's resolutions.
Within Athletes Equation’s newly expanded 5,000 square feet of training space, the gym’s certified fitness team guides members through the exercises and cardio training needed to boost both muscle tone and overall health. Members can go at their own pace on any of the hand-picked weight equipment or partake in one of the gym’s boot camps and training sessions to get in shape for an upcoming marathon or the eventual day a tractor tire gets stuck in your yard.