Being overweight can increase your chances of developing life-threatening illnesses such as diabetes, stroke, and heart attack. When you are overweight, you can become more easily tired and less able to accomplish things during the day. If you have been struggling to achieve your fitness and weight goals over the years, you might want to… Read More
Beliefs about the Purpose of Military-style Boot Camps & Notions of the Body’s Capacity for Change
Research Paper Title Military-style fitness boot camps: contested resources in accounting for fatness. Background In this article, the researchers examine the social management of fatness via an analysis of 4 years of participant-observation in military-style fitness boot camps and interviews with camp participants, trainers and organisers/owners. They begin by focusing on popular imagery of the… Read More
Fitness Boot Camp for People with Disabilities
Attending a fitness boot camp when you live with a disability that affects your mobility might seem like an oxymoron. The high-intensity physical activity that boot camp attendees engage in could not be further from the day to day struggles brought on by living with a disability, right? Not necessarily. If a disability prevents you… Read More
Can Boot Camp Training Get You Into Shape for the Summer?
For many of us that have reached a certain age, one of the keys to health and happiness – the Holy Grail some might say – lies in the ability to lose weight. We have seen pills and potions advertised, plus special diets, many of which claim to guarantee a fat burning process like no… Read More
Boot Camps are for Seniors, Too!
If you are in your 60’s and you are getting less exercise than your doctor recommends, you certainly are not alone. According to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 31 million adults aged 50 or older are inactive, which increases their risk for everything from heart disease to osteoporosis. Seniors who… Read More
3 Questions to Ask Before Signing up for a Fitness Boot Camp
If a fitness boot camp is looking more and more attractive as the end of the year approaches, you may be preparing to enrol yourself in the nearest or quickest one. Before you sign on the dotted line, however, ask yourself these three important questions: 1. Is boot camp a match for my fitness goals?… Read More
How to Make Bootcamp Fitness Classes More Challenging
Many people love boot camp fitness classes because they always provide a new and unique challenge. However, if you have been going to boot camp classes for a while, you might be getting a little bored with the workouts. This can especially happen when you go to the same class with the same instructor week… Read More
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