One of the most popular styles of fitness programming is a boot camp workout. This is also known as "military training".
A boot camp workout is an intense workout based on military-style drills and skills. This is a wonderful alternative to conventional exercise and great someone who is looking for a challenge.
A boot camp workout utilizes army-based drills that can be used in any setting: Indoors, outdoors, one on one or group training. Sessions range anywhere from 30-90 minutes are can be modified for all fitness levels.
The freestyle nature of the exercises is great for someone who likes variety as they may get something different every time they do the class. These exercises are often done in the style of intervals or circuits. These are timed drills of intense exercises following by periods of light exercises. It is a great way to challenge the cardiovascular system. Here are a few drills that might be included in this type of class:
- Football Drills
- Cross country training
- Martial arts
- Power lifting
- Obstacle courses
If you would like to do these exercises on your own there are many different styles that you can try. Substitute this program for your regular regime once a week to spice up your routine for a great challenge. Consult with your doctor before you begin this type of program. Always remember to have adequate rest between sessions, eat regularly and have lots of water.