Getting in shape, much like speed-reading Russian literature, requires concentration and the strength to forge ahead through painful, protracted inner monologues. Forge ahead toward fitness with today’s Groupon to Crom Martial Training, located in Rockaway Beach. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get any combination of three coed yoga or ladies' boxing classes (up to a $45 value).
- For $50, you get any combination of 10 coed yoga or ladies' boxing classes (up to a $150 value).
Hurry to redeem your Groupon as it expires in just three months. Led by Muay Thai champion Chris "Mr. Classic" Romulo, the instructors at Crom Martial Training specialize in building physical and mental capacity with supportive martial-arts instruction. For those interested in a no-impact approach to toning, world-travelled yoga instructor Kevin Campbell's coed frame-folding classes can improve flexibility, balance, and mental focus for students of all bendabilities. Yoga classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Budding female glove throwers can learn the finer points of pugilism in ladies-only boxing classes. Using a combination of bag and mitt work, rope jumping, and conditioning and core exercises, students will pick up skills essential to building a toned physique and honing the mental focus and determination needed to successfully out-rhyme Mr. T. Ladies' boxing classes are held on Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Housed in a no-frills facility with exposed-brick walls, a full boxing ring, punching bags, and other classic training implements, Crom Martial Training provides an old-school setting for serious trainees. Mere minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean, the center borders seven miles of beachside boardwalk, perfect for clearing the mind with pretraining jogs or walks, or exchanging shark gossip.