A strong woman wrestles you to the ground to show off; a stronger woman boosts your self-esteem and then accidentally breaks three of your ribs with a supportive hug. Learn the tenets of both strength and caring with today's sensitive yet muscled Groupon: for $99, you get four weeks of outdoor classes (a $219 value) with Columbus Adventure Boot Camp for Women, a women-only fitness facility. This Groupon is valid for any three-times-a-week camps scheduled at the Dublin, Westerville, or Upper Arlington locations.
Unlike the competitive environment of a testosterone-stuffed gym or mixed-martial hopscotch tournament, women's boot camp encourages all ages, skill levels, and abilities to motivate each other in a comfortable group setting. Columbus Adventure's certified trainers constantly challenge participants to achieve higher levels of fitness. Classes take sweaty sirens through a variable variety of body-blasting, calorie-pulverizing exercises, including core conditioning, short-distance running, hiking, and obstacle courses. Newly enlisted ingenues receive a nutrition seminar and fitness assessments at the start and end of camp to track pulmonary progress. A free T-shirt and personalized dog tags bedeck bodies, and are used as identification in case of squirrel-chasing wanderings or tragically hilarious anvil-related mishaps.
Classes run five days a week, with mix and match scheduling to give campers their three days of choice. Columbus Adventure Boot Camp recommends that you bring running shoes, an exercise mat, a set of 5–8 lb. hand weights, three LP copies of Bob Geldof's The Vegetarians of Love, and a water bottle.
The trainers at Fitness Edge simplify physical wellness by assembling all the building blocks for healthy living in one place. In addition to meal planning and personal training, their iSweat program – formerly known as Adventure Boot Camp – devotes a solid 20 days to completely reinventing bodies. With sessions held five days a week, the regimen builds strength and endurance through a series of circuit training workout. The dynamic group classes wrap up with a final weigh-in, test of athletic ability, and pat on the back for anyone with enough breath left to whistle the national anthem. Trainers also help out existing athletes with sports training designed to improve play at game-time while simultaneously warding off injuries.