Working out is No. 2 on the list of most popular daily activities in America, behind teaching dogs to swear. Be your own best friend with this Groupon.
$139 for Eight-Week Teen-Fitness Program ($279 Value)
The classes—valid for kids aged 12–17—begin June 10. Teens meet Monday through Thursday for 45-minute fitness classes that emulate the classic FXB training model. During Monday and Wednesday sessions, instructors focus on kickboxing cardio workouts that pit all four limbs against punching bags. During Tuesday and Thursday strength-building drills, students chisel each of their muscle groups by working with anaerobic bands. To round out the holistic program, they offer nutritional guidance and lead motivational “mat chats.” They’ll provide each participant with gloves, hand wraps, and an exercise manual.<p>
- Ankeny Oralabor Road – 9:15 a.m.
- Ankeny 18th St. – 10:30 a.m.
- West Des Moines – 10 a.m.
- Beaverdale – 10 a.m.
- South Des Moines – 9 a.m.
- Johnston – 10 a.m.
- Waukee – 8:30 a.m.
- Urbandale – 10:15 a.m.<p>
Farrell's Extreme Body Shaping
Farrell’s eXtreme Body Shaping helps clients of all ages, lifestyles, gender, and athletic ability achieve their fitness goals through results-orientated training. Long-time taekwondo competitor and teacher Lance Farrell developed the program to combat obesity and assist people develop healthy lifestyle habits by incorporating the fat-burning, strengthening and endurance building aspects of competitive martial arts training into a course for those less interested in traditional sparring or contact drills. During 45-minute sessions hosted six days a week, Farrell uses fitness as a catalyst for improving overall health, wellness, and athletic abilities. A 10-week program can result in visible changes sparked by discipline and nutritional commitment.