A strong man wrestles you to the ground to show off; a stronger man boosts your self-esteem and then accidentally breaks three of your ribs with a supportive hug. Learn the tenets of both strength and community with today's Groupon to Personalized Fitness. Choose between the following options:
- For $49, you get your choice of eight cross-training sessions over the course of a two-week period (a $120 value).
- For $20, you get one month's worth of unlimited body-combat classes (a $40 value).
The brainchild of Mark Sullivan, the former Mr. Nebraska and Mr. Central States, Personalized Fitness provides custom fitness and nutrition programs to individuals, couples, and small groups. With eight small-group cross- training sessions, you'll submit yourself to a rigorous two-week program of cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strengthening, endurance building, and extreme nostril flaring. The small class size ensures close, personal attention. An initial free consultation will assess your particular needs and goals and then plot a roadmap to them that allows for frequent stops to see giant balls of twine. One-hour sessions are offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. On Saturdays, they're offered at 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.
For a tougher-sounding, yet equally exerting workout, all backgrounds and skill levels can try a month-long training montage of unlimited body-combat classes. Drawing on 10 flab-flummoxing routines adapted from karate, kickboxing, Tai Chi, and Tae Kwon Do, experienced instructors will teach students how to tone arms, legs, and abs with upper cuts, kicks, and truffle shuffles. A bright and airy gym filled with clean, well-maintained equipment makes working out at Personalized Fitness as delightful as slipping on your favorite boa and backstroking through a pool of ambrosia salad. The one-hour martial-arts-inspired classes run Monday through Friday at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., and 6 p.m., plus Saturdays at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., and 11 a.m.
Omaha magazine named Personalized Fitness one of three Best Personal Training Facilities in 2010. Personalized Fitness boasts more than 800 Facebook fans. Past customers are raving about the trainers online. Here are some of the things they're saying: