Four Things to Do Before You Start Boot Camp Fitness Classes

Boot camp fitness classes are a great option for people who want to lose weight, build muscle, or just get stronger and more athletic. However, boot camp fitness classes are also quite intense, and they are not ideal for everyone. Before you go to your first boot camp fitness class, it is important to do… Read More

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Preparing to Attend a Military Boot Camp

Boot Camp is an amazing way to push your limits and achieve ever greater goals but it is vital to be prepared for it both physically and mentally. At Boot Camp, you will be completing an array of challenging activities which include push-ups (aka press-ups), sit-ups, pull-ups (aka heaves), timed runs, and more. A 2016 study by… Read More

The First US University Obstacle Course Racing Scholarship!

Did you know that obstacle course racing (OCR) has become so popular in the United States of America (USA), that on 14 April 2017, Umpqua Community College’s (UCC) Department of Athletics signed William Turner and Andrew Paschall for the UCC’s Obstacle Course Racing programme, becoming the first two scholarship athletes of their kind in the… Read More

Love Tough Mudder Races, What About Tough Mudder Bootcamp?

Tough Mudder Bootcamp is the new brand expansion into the fitness studio sector by Tough Mudder, Inc., the leading sports, active lifestyle and media brand. Tough Mudder was originally founded in 2010 by Harvard Business School student Will Dean – the Tough Mudder race concept came to fruition after Dean’s negative experience as a triathlete… Read More

New to OCR? Here are some Clothing & Equipment Suggestions

So, you have just plucked up the courage to sign up for your first OCR (aka obstacle course race or ‘mud run’) but you’re not sure if your old gym kit will help or hinder. Wearing the correct, and comfortable, kit whilst training for or during an event can make a great difference to your… Read More

The Active Lives Adult Survey Provides a Snapshot of England’s Activity Habits

The latest figures from the new format Active Lives Adult Survey, which replaced the Active People Survey (APS), show 27.7 million people (61.8%) of the 16+ population in England are active. In other words, they meet the Chief Medical Officer for England’s guidelines to do at least 150 minutes of moderate activity each week –… Read More

The Best Clothing & Accessories for Bootcamp Workouts

Bootcamp workouts are great for people who want to lose weight, get in shape, and feel strong and empowered in the gym. But, lots of people are hesitant to try these types of workouts because they are not sure how they should dress or what equipment they need. Do not let this confusion hold you… Read More