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: for $35, you get a workout package at CrossFit Prime (a $348 total value). The workout package includes the following:
- Three introductory classes (a $99 value)
- 10 CrossFit or GFit classes (a $150 value)
- One-hour nutritional consultation (a $99 value)
CrossFit Prime enlists the energy and inspiration of each patron as they strengthen cores and condition bodies with the aid of certified trainers in high-intensity team-workout sessions. During each one-hour session, students will discover an ever-changing curriculum dotted with speed, strength, and endurance exercises designed to keep muscles from getting trapped in regular routines. Coed CrossFit sessions and GFit workouts each begin with a 10-minute warm-up, followed by a technical-skills training session that integrates implements such as kettlebells, ropes, and free weights. After searing calories and tapping the dormant-energy plants that exist in all biceps, students will follow the expert trainers and other team members through Herculean endeavors in the workout of the day.
This workout experience poses both physical and mental challenges and promotes growth in 10 general physical-skill areas, including cardio endurance, stamina, strength, speed, and agility. Through a nutritional-counseling session, students will delve into the benefits of healthy eating and living practices that complement workouts and help eliminate barriers such as anxiety, low energy, and intense fondness for wise-cracking junk-food mascots.
The word CrossFit may conjure up thoughts of muscle-bound people showing up to a warehouse-style gym, performing a series of impressive fitness feats, and then going home. Not so at CrossFit Prime. Here, the coaches ease into every workout. They begin each 60-minute class with warm-ups and a training session where everyone learns the proper lifting techniques for that particular day's exercises. Then, as required by law, the fun starts. Depending on the day's workout, exercisers complete functional exercises such as pull-ups, squats, and dead lifts—and quickly. Due to the exercises' functional-movement basis, they can be scaled for newcomers and regulars alike.