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What is a boot camp class?

Fitness boot camps are a heart-pounding way to boost your fitness level. Boot camps are led by a fitness instructor and are based on the concept of military boot camps — intensive workout programs to get new recruits into shape, quickly. Fitness boot camps encourage camaraderie, and the group momentum helps participants get through fast-paced intervals of cardio, isometric training, strength training and endurance drills. Classes may range anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes, and usually meet multiple days per week. Boot camps often run a specific duration of time, say four to six weeks, which creates a team-like environment for class members. Other boot camps run year-round and students purchase package pricing for classes, similar to subscriptions that allow them a set amount of classes per week or per month.

Boot camps can be held indoors at a gym, outdoors in a park or on a beach, in a backyard — anywhere there’s room for running, jumping and sweating. Some instructors also provide DVD and online boot camps. You can also find boot camps tailored to your heart’s desire, such as bikini boot camp, or boot camps for new mothers. Boot camps offer an intense workout and are usually led by energetic instructors pushing you to do your best, but unlike military boot camp drill sergeants, fitness boot camp instructors typically don’t use intimidation or punishment to spur you on. Check with your doctor before starting a boot camp if you have health concerns, and always let your instructor know ahead of time if you have injuries.

How much is a boot camp?

The cost of fitness boot camps depends on how often you go, the package you are purchasing (or if you are paying a drop-in fee), the location of the bootcamp, the equipment the instructors provide, and the background and reputation of the instructor. Smaller towns and areas with a lower cost of living typically have lower rates for boot camp services than big cities and regions with a higher cost of living. If you’re paying per class on a drop-in basis, expect to pay anywhere from $12 to $25 or more, depending on the region and the instructor. When you purchase a package of classes, typically the more you buy at one time, the cheaper each class is. The same boot camp class might be $20 for a drop-in student, $15 for a student who pays for 10 classes per month, and $10 for a student who pays for 30 classes a month. Studio space can also affect costs, so if your boot camp takes place in a high-end gym with top-of-the-line equipment, the prices will likely be higher than a class that meets in an outdoor space with limited or no equipment. Shop around to find the right type of boot camp class and the right instructor for you.

Reviews for Brooklyn exercise trainers
Thumbtack Customer
Ergi is the first trainer i have. I have already been training with Ergi for more than 2 months. The methods he uses is really gonna change your body. I came to him with really weak strength exercise and he helped me with weight control and strength. And he also gives you nutrition support. I highly recommend Ergi as personal trainer. i am pretty sure he is going to be my trainer for a very long time.
Jared V.
Karl has been an excellent trainer during the 4 months we have worked together. I've seen serious personal improvements, and I fully recommend him for all your training needs. He is always able to adjust the intensity of our workouts as needed and is fully versed in proper exercise techniques. Thanks Karl!
Karl Scott - Full Stack Fitness CoachKarl Scott - Full Stack Fitness Coach
Thumbtack Customer
Here are a few facts about Errol, which illustrate his qualities as an outstanding trainer. He has an app on his iPhone where he logs each exercise he has me do and my reps. Then Errol analyzes his log to calculate my progress. Errol also has a wide repertoire of exercises in his training program. Errol sincerely wants me to succeed and I am committed to his program. Another example of his sincerity is his concern about my nutrition. He also emails me to check out how I am doing during our off days. I recommend Errol to any person who wants to improve their physical condition, while working with a warm, friendly trainer.
Strong X FitStrong X Fit
Thumbtack Customer
I think Chris is an amazing trainer! He has been very respectful and encouraging. I really appreciate the feedbacks and pointers he gives to me to improve. He makes sure your doing the exercises the right way. He makes the exercises interesting and conforms them to what your goals are. I personally never tried some of the exercises he shows me. I really like them and am excited to learn more. He's also straight to the point. He doesn't waste your time and he's never late. He even makes sure your diet is helpful for your goals as well. I also like how he does the exercises first. He's very fit himself and shows he takes his own advice first. I definitely would recommend him to others.
FP Christopher LackhanFP Christopher Lackhan
Sandra W.
Carmen is a fantastic trainer. I recently started training with her and I can already see how my strength is increasing. She is so knowledgable about the body and she caters to your specific needs regardless of your weight, size and weaknesses. She always incorporates fun and strengthening exercises and constantly motivates you when you feel like giving up. She is always punctual, considerate and such a joy to work out with in the early mornings.
Carmen is FitnessCarmen is Fitness
Thumbtack Customer
It was extremely difficult for me to sweat while exercising! Well, I don't have that problem with Dewayne. He makes sure that I'm on top of my training and I'm seeing results. Working out with him lasts more than an hour and upon finishing with him, you must at least do 30 minutes cardio. I love his professionalism!
# 1 Golden Touch Fitness# 1 Golden Touch Fitness
Thumbtack Customer
Everything went well. I was very sore the first day but that is to be expected since I haven't been exercising before. The best thing about my trainer, Greg is that he encourages me to accomplish my goals and sees to it that I do. There are times I am not able to perform the task efficiently but he makes sure that I able to perform it well. He finds creative ways to accomplish it. He' s great😀‼️
Thumbtack Customer
Working with Shayla has been awesome. Her training exercises vary and never boring so she keeps you on your toes. She answers questions and explains. She is focused on your needs and capabilities. She is firm but patient which indicates that she genuinely cares about her clients. She pushes you to your full potential. I really enjoy working with her and look forward to meeting her each week.
Holistic Health & WellnessHolistic Health & Wellness
Juli L.
Nico is a very knowledgable and experienced trainer. It took several months for me to find a personal trainer since I really wanted to find the right one. I was looking for a 10+ years experience trainer who I could trust to work hard together towards my aggressive goals, and to make changes in a short period of time. I’ve already seen HUGE progress in 2 months and Nico was exactly the trainer I was looking for. Nico taught me how to lift weights without getting injured and with the right posture, how to build muscle, how to stretch for a straight back, and most importantly how to maintain a habit of exercising. After the first month with Nico, I already noticed a big difference in my body shape and in many exercises, I had doubled the amount of weight I could lift. Over 2 months, I gained 4 pounds of muscle mass and reduced my overall body fat from 21.2% to 19.3%. I already feel much healthier and stronger. I have much less back pain and I have more muscle to support my bones. Since Nico has experience as a professional bodybuilder, he’s also been able to help me sculpt my body nicely towards my goals. I’m excited for the changes in my body in the future. I have trust in Nico that whatever goal I have in mind, we can work together to make it happen. I strongly recommend Nico.
Magico FitnessMagico Fitness
Alex G.
Iosif is a great PT. He listens to what I want in terms of my goals and tailors the program accordingly. He always tries to mix it up, so that I don't get bored of same exercises, and to keep my muscles guessing. He is always on time (or early), professional and understanding about my flexible and often last minute travel schedule. I would recommend him whole-heartedly to anyone looking for a sound and robust Personal Trainer.
Jaysen C.
I had an amazing month long routine with John as my very energetic trainer. The exercises were always exciting, new, and challenging as I also appreciated that it was tailored for myself as I was dealing with a pretty hardcore injury. In a span, we were able to achieve great objectives as well as strengthen my knee which has helped me get back into shape for work, as well as bring my cardio to a whole new level with his continuous motivation and push!
JKF Fitness & HealthJKF Fitness & Health
Mia W.
Before I met Henry , I had been exercising since my 20s, always watching my proper nutrition and weight. When the Pandemic started in March it wasn’t easy to do my usual routine, obviously. I used to take 2-4 classes back to back, at the gym 5 days in week. Now I was stuck with no where to feel driven. I tried to exercise on Zoom, YouTube and alone by myself it’s not the same. I don’t feel the same motivation on remote classes. However, I realized that I needed a coach to help give me that extra edge, to get me back on my routine workout, and even get into better shape. I decided to work with Henry because it was clear that not only was he professional, knowledgeable and experienced, but he trains with utmost intensity and he has a tremendous talent to lead his clients to train at their peak levels. Henry always leaves me exhausted, flexed, and looking forward to the next session. I must say that I have never trained as hard in my life as I have with Henry – and the progress I feel right now is phenomenal. I started to loose fat, gain significant strength, and my energy levels gave shot through the roof! Thank you, Henry , for your ultimate coaching and dedication!
Personal Training By Henry MedinaPersonal Training By Henry Medina
Thumbtack Customer
I’m over 50 years old and have been working out with Dewayne once a week for about 5 months. He’s a strong and experience trainer and great to work with. He’s not pushy and will adjust your workout routines according to your level and pace. He’s flexible with times, but it’s best to keep a regular schedule. He’s great for the person who needs a little motivation to focus on workouts that are difficult doing on your own. He’s good about changing up exercises for each session so you don’t get bored. Most of his routines can be done outside of a gym and therefore anytime between sessions. Dewayne is calm, professional and comfortable to work with and I highly recommend him as a trainer.
# 1 Golden Touch Fitness# 1 Golden Touch Fitness
Thumbtack Customer
My initial meeting with Dewayne consisted of a one hour fitness assessment to establish a realistic starting point for my program. Following that meeting, I began a twice per week workout schedule consisting of full body resistance training followed by, when time permits, 20 minutes of cardio after the session is over. I struggle with chronic pain and Dewayne does his best to try and modify exercises so they are attainable. He is extremely laid back and willing to go at a reasonable pace to help his clients achieve their fitness goals.
# 1 Golden Touch Fitness# 1 Golden Touch Fitness
Inez D.
Gail is focused on helping me achieve my goals and makes every session challenging (& somehow fun). My fitness has increased noticeably and I’ve seen improvements in my ability to complete more exercises, pushing myself harder throughout each session. She also ensures that my technique is always correct to avoid any injuries. I actually look forward to my workouts. I would have no hesitation in recommending Gail as your personal trainer if you want to achieve your fitness and health goals. Will be writing another review after completing my goals!
Gail McGhie FitnessGail McGhie Fitness
Ian G.
Jordan's approach to personal fitness makes him the ideal trainer. He is genuinely interested in people. He approaches his role as to that of a coach and not a drill sergeant. He is able to encourage outcomes without resorting to yelling, barking or demeaning and he emphasizes partnership over hierarchy. Further, he takes a wholistic view of his clients as people, striving to be mindful of the full range of their goals, and seeking to understand how their personal fitness goals fit into the larger package. He is also aware that exercise is only one part of a larger health and wellness effort and blends that awareness into a fuller program to increase successful outcomes.
Coach JordanCoach Jordan
Seth S.
I could not rank John higher. I HATED exercise before working with John. He makes it much better with fascinating conversation on any topic that is of interest to you. He designs an ideal workout -- the first thing all my friends say when they see me is how much better I look. He knows his stuff and will use his expertise to advise all aspects of your life -- not just the workout but also give you tips on sleep and nutrition tips. I literally have been blown away. I could not imagine a better personal trainer.
JKF Fitness & HealthJKF Fitness & Health
Tima A.
To start, I scheduled a complimentary session with Gail. Without hesitation, I hired her for 24 sessions package! If you are struggling and need someone professional, polite and truly care about your progress, you have found the one. All my attempts to build a good relationship with the gym have failed as I have the tendency to lose motivation very fast and quit. Gail has finally changed the game for me. She educates you on what exercises work best for you based on your fitness level. During our sessions, the workout is engaging and fun. I always feel like she is pushing me to work harder. I am happy with my ongoing training experience. I have adopted a healthy lifestyle and my motivation is at its highest! Gail loves what she does and this will automatically reflect on you. I highly recommend her as a trainer.
Gail McGhie FitnessGail McGhie Fitness
J. B.
Katie is amazing! Not only did she make our sessions fun and interesting, she helped me organize my fitness plan for the days I didn’t see her, provided nutrition advice along with recipe ideas, didn’t mind holding my crying baby during the workout, and constantly upgraded our workout by finding new exercises for me. She tracked my body fat % and BMI which went down dramatically after this summer with her! I’m happy to continue losing weight with her sessions and now we are working on strength training. She is also very sweet, easy to talk to, punctual, and emphatic to my needs. Well worth the money!
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Eli L.
If you want to use every ounce of energy and feel the most alive you ever have, John is you trainer. I started with a low level of fitness and over a year and a half, have been replacing pounds of body fat with muscle month after month and feeling better in every way. John is extremely knowledgeable about body composition, exercise and nutrition and puts together a plan that fits the goals you want, be it strength, speed or if you just want to look like him ;) Everything is tracked so you can see your progress which helps when it gets tough. It does take time but you have to trust the process, it works. He will push you to your best, you'll grow muscles you never knew you had but theres always fun and good laugh to be had. It doesn't get easier, you just get faster stronger and lift heavier. Flexibility is great, whether its your local gym or home gym (my preference) and if the session starts late, you'll go until your finished. If you are looking for a personal trainer that actual cares about your health/wellness/fitness, John is all that, and more.
JKF Fitness & HealthJKF Fitness & Health
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