Weekly Feature


Boot Camps for Women

June 05, 2008
by Shannon Firth
Inspired by shows like “The Biggest Loser” and “Buff Brides,” women are rejecting their daily exercise routines in favor of more rigorous boot camps. This new army includes brides and moms-to-be who want to tone up before the big event, as well as a number of women who simply want to get fit and healthy.

Big Day, Big Effort


Bikinis and bonding

Brian Calkins of Adventure Boot Camp explains in a brief video why he thinks women-only boot camps are so effective: “Guys are very competitive by nature … Women are very supportive of each other and so they’re going to cheer on that last person coming across the line.”

Letting loose outdoors

Soldiering on alone

Working out safely


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