Exercising has come a long way from outrunning a lion until it reaches the point of exhaustion so its sleeping carcass could be bench-pressed and shot putted. Build muscle using nonliving weights with today's Groupon to Gold's Gym, valid at both the Pasqua Street and Normanview locations. Choose between two options:
- For $10, you get 10 group exercise classes (a $99 value).
- For $29, you get three personal training sessions (up to a $195 value).
Gold's Gym began more than 40 years ago and today features an impressive array of next-generation fitness gadgets, a results-oriented focus, clean facilities, and certified personal trainers. Channel the benefits of a group mentality with 10 sessions of Gold's Group Exercise, an innovative approach to fitness that uses music, movement, and expert instruction to help fitness-seekers slink into form-fitting spandex and even tighter business separates. Dozens of weekly offerings (Normanview, Pasqua Street) such as dance, group cycling, and boulder punching ditch flab and kick away cankles. All 10 classes must be used within 30 days of the first visit.
Focused fitness seekers and middle children may prefer the unwavering attention provided by three sessions with a personal trainer. Combining motivational encouragement with unwavering support, personal training can help expedite results for anyone who's serious about shaping up (up to $65 per session).
Since its 1965 founding in Venice Beach, California, Gold's Gym has dotted the globe with more than 600 locations where professional athletes and exercise newbies gather under the umbrella of personal strength. Nearly 3.5 million Gold's members chart and aim for their fitness peaks, perspiring beneath the gaze of certified personal trainers or pedaling beside peers at cycling sessions. In a diverse lineup of group classes, patrons strengthen cores with Pilates, finger-paint pictures of ninjas in martial arts, and amp up heart rates along to the pulsating soundtracks of Les Mills routines. Many Gold's Gym locations stockpile futuristic amenities, such as cardio machines with individual iPod docks and televisions that help keep patrons motivated.