Working out with fitness implements enables multitasking, as exercisers can draft proposals while lifting typewriters and thwart Vikings while doing jumping jacks with swords. Find novel ways to kill two birds with one squat with today’s Groupon: for $39, you get your choice of a 7- or 10-pound kettlebell, one training session, and three kettlebell workout DVDs at Fitness Experts in Lincoln Park or Deerfield (up to a $99.98 value).
The knowledgeable trainers at Fitness Experts draw on years of experience in designing personalized workouts in classic and alternative styles. The GoFit kettlebell, a weighted ball attached to a handle, shakes up traditional strength-training routines (up to a $29.99 value). Exercisers perform a battery of challenging moves with the kettlebell to achieve healthily agitated heart rates and obtain cut biceps. Hosted by seasoned expert Sarah Lurie, three demonstrative DVDs show kettlebell swingers how to work out with proper form so they can stop using the weights as resistance on their jump ropes (a $34.99 value). Each DVD introduces new exercises and leads students through routines of increasing difficulty, beginning with foundational drills and concluding with an intense circuit workout. Volume 3 of the series contains an express 20-minute routine, ensuring that active viewers can slip in a squat or two betwixt conference calls and canine tea parties.
Jim Karas’s Cardio Free training and consultation session educates small groups about interval-based strength training using equipment such as TRX and kettlebells (a $35 value). Students must stop by Jim Karas's fitness studio on Lincoln Avenue for this initial 45-minute consultation and training session, during which an astute trainer will assess the client’s fitness level, goals, and likelihood of launching a vigilante crime-fighting career to ensure a successful workout design. The 45-minute to one-hour consultation and training session takes place three times a day—in the early morning, midmorning, and evening—and transports fitness aspirants to a new realm of fat-burning efficiency.
To motivate exercisers to burn calories in their own dwellings, Fitness Experts' passionate employees pair exercise routines with the best-suited equipment from a reservoir of new and pre-owned fitness contraptions. The knowledgeable staff addresses individual fitness needs, advising patrons on purchasing the proper gear to avoid aggravating dumbbell allergies.