More people than ever are living a sedentary lifestyle: waking up in their racecar beds, driving to work in their racecars, sitting for eight hours in the passenger seats of experimental racecars as men in lab coats slam them -into concrete walls, and then driving home again. Race to fitness with this Groupon.
$125 for a Two-Week Basic-Fitness Class ($250 Value)
The two-week basic-fitness class prepares participants to enter SEAL Team Physical Training, Inc.’s ongoing membership program, if they so choose. Instructors instill proper form through both group and individual exercises such as rope climbing and tug-of-war, boat rowing, and surmounting obstacle courses. One-hour workouts meet Monday–Friday over two weeks. Participants must complete at least nine out of ten workouts to graduate and receive a T-shirt and certificate upon completion. Read the SEAL Team PT’s recommendations for training gear. Rotating class locations and times include:
- Richmond City—5:45 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 6 p.m.
- West End Richmond—5:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.
- Charlottesville—6:15 a.m.
SEAL Team Physical Training, Inc.
The class rows in unison, guiding a raft across the pond and back. Upon landing, the group splits into teams of two, each hoisting up a log and pressing it overhead. Through such group training, the instructors behind SEAL Team Physical Training, Inc. demonstrate their philosophy that teamwork brings out the best in people. Greeting everyone with a hearty “Hoo yah!” they lead a fitness program designed by Navy SEAL John McGuire that never repeats the same workout. Training begins with the two-week basic-fitness class, which prepares clients of all fitness levels to enter ongoing membership training. There are also specialized programs for youth, marathon runners, and wile e. coyotes. SEAL Team PT’s results have earned recognition in publications such as Sports Illustrated as well as on Dr. Oz for a client who lost 160 pounds.