Losing weight is a challenge almost as difficult as reading an entire dictionary or climbing a tree that’s covered in canola oil. Take an expert approach to tackling the task of slimming down with today's Groupon: for $75, you get a 12-class punch card at Tuff Girl Bootcamps, with locations on Grand Palisades Parkway and Cambridge Beltway (a $150 value).
Under the direction of fitness expert and certified personal trainer Julie Sawyer, Tuff Girl Bootcamps' exercise-diverse courses wreak havoc on excess fat. Express 30-minute boot camps firm stomachs, hips, thighs, and arms, and help participants throw away their clothes in favor of smaller clothes or even large doll clothes. Between sessions, satiate squat- and pushup-induced hunger pangs with one of two nutritious meal plans, designed by a registered dietitian to complement the workout regimen. Workouts are appropriate for flexing physiques of all ability levels, and the schedule boasts both co-ed and ladies-only muscle meetings.
Tuff Girl Bootcamps
Led by seasoned, passionate trainer Julie Sawyer—whose credentials include being a York County 2011 Sports Hall of Fame inductee and being featured on World Fitness Elite TV—Tuff Girl Bootcamps' classes help ladies attain more toned and svelte physiques. The schedule-friendly 30-minute express workouts kick-start fitness forays more efficiently than clipping jumper cables to your feet as Sawyer leads ladies through moves such as dead lifts, pushups, lunges, and planks. Synced to high-energy music, the exercises call upon equipment including dumbbells, kettlebells, and resistance bands and are readily modified for every fitness level and any preexisting joint conditions. In addition to Sawyer's constant support, the studios' mirrored walls help fitness-seekers maintain proper form while practicing exercises and transitioning into the chorus-line portion of each workout.