What You'll Get
Choose from Five Options
- $100 for four 30-minute individual training sessions ($340 value)
- $150 for four 30-minute couples training sessions ($448 value)
- $150 for six 30-minute individual training sessions ($510 value)
- $225 for six 30-minute couples training sessions ($672 value)
- $180 for three 45-minute group training sessions ($1,080 value)
- Group sessions are for three to five exercisers.
Electrolytes: Keeping the Body Charged
You may hear your fellow gym-goers chatting about electrolytes. Read on to learn how these chemicals can complement your workout.
Scan the neon label of a sports-drink bottle, and you’re likely to see it boasting about its electrolytes. Behind that zippy term lies a list of elements you’ve probably heard of: sodium, chlorine, potassium, calcium, and magnesium are all among the most common electrolytes and the least common baby names. An electrolyte is simply any ion (that is, an electrically charged atom or molecule) that can allow electrical signals and water to travel through the many permeable cells in your body. Fortunately, our bodies typically maintain their electrolyte balance through normal dietary intake; table salt, for instance, is made up of sodium and chlorine ions.
Why, then, would electrolytes be important to athletes? With each liter of sweat, about 1.5 grams of electrolytes escape through the pores. This means that if you’re sweating copiously and drinking only water to compensate, you can effectively dilute your internal electrolytes. This can lead to such conditions as hyponatremia, wherein your body has a lower-than-normal concentration of sodium ions, which can produce symptoms including nausea, confusion, and muscle spasms. This can be a real risk for marathon runners and other endurance athletes. But for anyone working out for just an hour a day, nutritionists agree that you most likely don’t need to worry about electrolytes—staying hydrated, eating well, and staring at a photo of a big, shiny trophy is typically enough to give your body the power it needs.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required, same day appointments accepted. Subject to availability. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Valid only at listed locations. May redeem across visits. All goods or services must be used by the same person. No membership fee required for the gym where the training sessions will take place. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.