Tennis the Menace was a failed 1950s cartoon character who wreaked mischief in his neighborhood by encouraging children to stay away from cardio sports. Get a healthier, non-animated opinion with today's Groupon: for $20, you get three cardio tennis classes (a $48 value) at Silvia Tennis Academy at Seven Oaks in Alpharetta.
Silvia Tennis Academy encourages tennis lovers to increase their skill level and commit to a healthy, active lifestyle through its cardio tennis classes. Just like studying for a speed-reading championship, participants learn fundamentals and technique from a staff of trained professionals during short cycles of high-intensity exercise, leaving each athlete with an increased heart rate and a more extensive vocabulary. Swing-slingers will work on routine strokes and serve combinations, while elevating artery pumps into the aerobic training zone, after brief stays in zones Twilight and Discovery. Each class lasts around one hour, including a warm-up, high-intensity cardio session, and cool-down, during which fellow classmates exchange congratulatory high-fives and lunch proposition fist pumps.