Getting in shape, much like speed-reading Russian literature, requires concentration and the strength to forge ahead through painful, protracted inner monologues. Stick to the muscle-bound basics with today's Groupon: for $24, you get one month of unlimited fitness classes at Empowering Punch in Strongsville (a $99 value).
Empowering Punch maximizes musculatures with its wide range of fitness classes and team of instructors, all housed inside its more than 5,000-square-foot studio. Delve into the schedule of classes and sign up for as many as your body or stunt double can bear in a one-month period. Score first-round knockouts against caloric intake with a 55-minute fitness boxing session—a combination of boxing techniques and cardiovascular workout. Or, fight a friendly foe in the boxing fundamentals class, during which Empower's glove whisperers instruct pugilists of all skill levels. Classes structured around popular fitness equipment¬ include the 45-minute Bosu-ball step aerobics and TRX suspension-training classes, and equipment-free classes include the core muscle-building workout and thumb-war training.
Paul Scianna surveys his 5,000-square-foot boxing Xanadu, flashing his Hollywood smile at his team of expert trainers and muscle-building students. The professional boxer, who jabbed his way to reality-TV fame on The Next Great Champ with Oscar De La Hoya, puts clients through their paces, whether they’re sparring with him in the gym’s prominently displayed boxing ring, shedding pounds in group sessions, or getting nutrition advice. He schedules more than 30 weekly classes that teach students the fundamentals of boxing and slim profiles with high-cardio exercises. For aspiring pugilists, Paul starts his troupe of boxers young with empowering youth programs that teach kids the discipline and self-defense necessary to evade bullies and only punch their way to the top of the competitive chess circuit.
1512 Southpark Center
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