Joining a gym, like journeying to the future, involves strange machines, inscrutable bouncing spheres, and lots of running. Journey toward present fitness with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get a one-month membership and unlimited classes atSouthside Fitness (a $54.99 value).
Filled to the brim with cardio contraptions, weight-lifting machines, and dynamic group classes, Southside Fitness is a member-oriented health club. With one month of unfettered access, members can take advantage of the gym’s specialized cardiovascular equipment, cycling and strength-training centers, and aerobics/dance studio, as well as freedom to participate in individual and group classes. Joints already stressed from working 168-hour weeks in an adult bouncy castle will appreciate the low-impact fitness classes, and Pilates, yoga, and Zumba sessions present international calorie-burning techniques without need for a passport.