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Working Out At This Gym Is Like Being At An Arcade

You can burn 1,000 calories during this high-tech 45-minute class!

There’s a fitness facility in New York that has a class that’s essentially like stepping into an arcade game. You’re in a dark room, and flashing lights direct you to repeat different movements. The pressure-sensitive walls and floors then change the lights based on your movements. The best part? You can burn 1,000 calories in a 45-minute class! (Ummm, where do we sign up??)

The circuit-based program is called AG6, and it features PRAMA technology, which is what makes the walls and floors responsive to pressure and integrated with LED light and sound. Apparently, PRAMA technology is all the rage in Europe. The debut facility here in North America was opened just a few months ago by Asphalt Green, a non-profit based in New York.

During the class, you can expect a high-intensity workout that focuses on reactive movements and functional training. The idea is to get a full-body workout while using your muscles in some of the same ways you do each day. The program then works to improve your reaction time and strengthen those everyday movements.The 1,800-square-foot facility was a sensation before it even opened. A Facebook video previewing the gym went viral and was viewed over 20 million times.

With the enormous success of this new fitness adventure, it’s only a matter of time until they expand to an area near you. Keep checking here to see where the next one pops up. Until then, get inspired by watching the video below.

[h/t: Business Insider]