While feeling the burn during a workout is generally a good sign, feeling the burn while sitting on the sofa means your sofa is in the fireplace. Engage in controlled, constructive sweat sessions with today's Groupon: for $49, you get a gym-membership package (a $404 total value) at Fitness 19. The health-inducing bundle contains:
- A one-month VIP membership (a $50 value).
- A fitness assessment (a $100 value).
- Two half-hour personal-training sessions (a $120 value).
- Two weeks of unlimited boot-camp classes (a $100 value).
- A workout T-shirt (a $15 value).
- A water bottle (a $5 value).
- One month of unlimited access to the kids' room with baby-sitting (a $14 value).
Choose from the following Twin Cities locations: Blaine, Brooklyn Park, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Lakeville, Maplewood, or Shorewood.
Fitness 19 chisels existing humans into shapely body sculptures with a wide array of cardio, weight, and resistance-training equipment from quality manufacturers such as Life Fitness. Members feast on the gym's cornucopia of workout machines, pumping up their pulses on the elliptical cross-trainers and preparing for an elevator-free postapocalyptic future on the stair climbers. Muscle-chasers can make use of a mélange of free weights, along with benches, power racks, and Smith assisted-squat machines. To enhance the calorie-burning action, members can enroll in one-hour group boot-camp sessions commanded by a certified trainer.
Fitness 19's workout gurus help exercisers formulate fitness goals during the initial assessment, which appraises blood pressure, body composition, general strength, and cartwheel radius. With two one-on-one personal-training sessions, health adherents wrestle their customized fitness plan to the ground with the help of these cheery and determined deltoid derring-doers. Parents have access to the gym's supervised kids' room, where tykes can play with a treasure trove of games and toys while their guardians strive toward a muscle-bound horizon. In addition to a T-shirt and water bottle.