A trainer yelling encouragement can help you run faster, like wearing a new pair of sneakers or being chased by a man made of knives. Get moving with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $19.99 for 5 cardio-kickboxing classes (a $100 value)
- $39.99 for 10 cardio-kickboxing classes (a $200 value)
Calories sizzle and fighting skills develop as students unleash their fury on authentic punching bags with combinations of kicks, punches, knees, and elbows. Because class sizes never rise above 12 students, instructors can provide some individual instruction. Classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. View the schedule for more details.
Heavy bags the size of tree trunks hang from the ceiling of Urban Jungle’s indoor workout room. Along with the pull-up bars that stretch across the space like steely vines, they do the gym’s name justice and make for an effective—if sometimes grueling—workout. Brick walls and a spray-painted logo also contribute to the gym’s urban aesthetic, though students hardly have time to reflect on the decor as they advance through a series of pushups, dips, and pull-ups. The team of trainers designs each fitness program with functional muscle movements in mind, and each of their three-week boot-camp challenges draws on up to 1,000 of those dynamic motions to make every aspect of urban life easier, from sprinting after cabs to lifting them over traffic jams.
Trainers also prepare bodies for self-defense with martial-arts classes that extract the practical fitness elements from weapon- or hand-based fighting disciplines. Three different methods of the Atienza Family System—a Filipino martial art—teach students how to deal with multiple attackers, and cardio-kickboxing classes draw on the principles of muay thai kickboxing to strike fear into calories.