5 Tips for Weathering an Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp in Winter

If your upcoming fitness boot camp is going to take place outdoors during the fall or winter months, you may be dealing with factors that can affect your safety and well-being including low temperatures, inclement conditions, and drier air. Do not miss these essential cold-weather fitness safety tips: Warm Up (Literally) All proper fitness boot… Read More

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How to Protect Your Joints During Boot camp Fitness Classes

Generally speaking, exercise is very good for treating and preventing joint pain. However, if you are doing high-intensity forms of exercise – including the exercises often included in boot camp workouts – you could end up causing joint pain if you are not careful. Lots of people push themselves a little too hard during boot… 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

What are the Most Popular Group Workouts in 2018?

Indoor cycling has been identified as the most popular group workout in the UK – beating pilates and yoga – by a new industry report from ukactive and the DataHub. The Moving Communities: Active Leisure Trends 2018 report indicates that group cycling currently makes up 13% of all exercise classes (2015, 10%; 2016, 14%; 2017, 25%). Other findings from the report – which was… Read More

What is Farm Fitness?

What is Farm Fitness? Developed by Tom Kemp, a personal trainer: “Farm Fitness is a unique outdoor-workout concept – a custom training facility with an idyllic farmyard backdrop.” (HCM, 2018, p. 12). What does it Involve? Sessions involve a blend of: Modified strongman; Functional bodybuilding; Calisthenics; and Cardiovascular efforts. These elements are offered across four… Read More

National Fitness Day on Wednesday 29 September 2018

Wednesday 29 September 2018 is National Fitness Day. National Fitness Day is a chance to highlight the role physical activity plays across the UK, helping to raise awareness of its importance in helping people lead healthier and active lifestyles. National Fitness Day sees a huge range of activity options enjoyed by participants of all ages,… Read More

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