Humans work out to become fit enough to deal with Mother Nature's shenanigans, which include blocking driveways with tree limbs and dropping boulders to trap people in pantries. Mold muscle to overpower her moves with today's Groupon: $40 for unlimited outdoor fitness classes this December from EcoTrek Fitness. The 75-minute group fitness classes combine cardiovascular work, cross-training, and strength-building exercises, making use of both natural and manmade equipment and burning 500–800 calories. The small class sizes provide the perfect atmosphere for building workout camaraderie or practicing the brooding, smoldering persona needed for a stint as a local mall Santa. Classes are held at varying locations throughout western Michigan.
Natural Awakenings magazine, Women's Lifestyle magazine and numerous other publications featured EcoTrek for its nature-infused fitness programs. Inspiring customer testimonials are also available on EcoTrek's website.
- In any number of local parks and urban areas, groups of "Trekkers' are getting a work-out. They are breathing in the fresh air as they stretch, scamper, and climb hills and bleachers. They would tell you though, that this is more than just an exercise class. – Kim Racette, Natural Awakenings magazine
- Whether scampering to the top of a dune, doing yoga on the beach, or wrapping their resistance tubing around trees, EcoTrekkers integrate nature into every one of their 75-minute sessions. – Katie Harger, Women's Lifestyle magazine