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The 10 Best Fitness Bootcamps Reviewed

last updated Nov 20, 2018
There are tons of fitness bootcamps, all of which tailor to the different needs and preferences of all athletes. Here we highlight several different types of camps and narrowed them down to the top 10 best bootcamps to choose from. Whether you are looking to lose weight or a healthy dose of relaxation—there will be something for you here on our list.

The best fitness bootcamps offer a plethora of benefits that will leave you feeling recovered and ready to start anew when you get back home.

With all of the options available, we know how difficult it can be to narrow them all down to just 10. Below you will find what we came up with, we hope you enjoy our list and find your next travel destination here!

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The three new destination we have added are the W Retreat & Spa in Vieques Island, Chiva-Som in Hua Hin, Thailand, and the Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats in Verbier, Switzerland, These three destinations all offer a lot of amenities and programs we know you will enjoy and help you relax while you are there.

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10 Best Fitness Bootcamps

1. W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island

W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island

This retreat, launched by Tara Stiles, has a unique take on a fitness boot camp. It offers plenty of activities to choose from as well as packages tailored to different needs.

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Programs Offered

This place offers several packages to choose from as well as different activities and nutrition plans to choose from. You can find virtually any activity here or choose from several exercise programs that they offer.

Cost and Value

As far as cost this really depends on how long you plan on staying and what package you choose. Due to the recent Hurricane Maria, their reservations are delayed, so they are offering a special discount to book your next stay.
For more information visit their website, http://www.wvieques.com/

Criteria Used for Evaluation

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When compiling our list we took a look at the quality and effectiveness each program had to offer. This meant looking at their fitness schedules and differentiating between them. When making your decision, make sure you like their fitness program and are interested in the schedules they have to offer.

Comfort

To function properly, our bodies need to get the right amount of sleep every night to achieve maximum comfort and rest. Here we take a look at the how the program addresses your sleep cycle and how they help you fix it.

Potency

Yes, a fitness boot camp does require people to focus on a regime that is geared towards regular healthy exercise but many also provide different forms of entertainment for it to make a great impression. Here we look at the type of entertainment they provide as well as whether or not it is conducive to your health and relaxation.

Advanced Features

Where is the boot camp located, is it in a natural environment, what is the weather like there? Is the environment green and physically and psychologically comfortable? Are there any local environmental pests such as mosquitoes etc and if yes is this kept under control? Is the camp location easy to get to/ Is the location in a different country and if yes is that country easy for clients who need to apply for an overseas visitor visa?

Value

We made sure to include camps that were worth their cost–whatever the number may be. This is important because we all want to get what we are paying for.

Frequently Asked Questions

q: Can a fitness boot camp get me back into fitness?
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Yes, these places are geared towards increasing your fitness level in a short period of time and setting you up for success.

q: I eat a ton of fast need and am in need of some kind of detoxification, can a boot camp do that for me?
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Yes, they employ diet experts that will schedule your daily meals and fully detoxify your body. When you choose a camp you will need to tell them this is your aim.

q: I want to tone up, can I achieve this at a boot camp?
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You can certainly choose a location that will put you on the track to success. Keep in mind this will take time and there is no fast track to miraculously toning up in a few days.

q: I have a stressful job but want to get fit, fix my sleep pattern, and lead a healthy lifestyle?
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It sounds like you want a total body overhaul and yes a boot camp can tailor a program to meet your varied needs. They can increase your fitness level, establish a healthy nutritious diet, and get back on track to a regular sleeping pattern.

q: Are these boot camps really worth the time and money?
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If you have reached a point in your life where you know you’re unhealthy and unfit and you know it, then a boot camp may be just what you need. They will provide you with the positive environment you need to begin to achieve the goals you have set for yourself.

Sources

  1. oyster.com, Stunning-health-and-wellness-retreats, Travel publication,
  2. healthandfitnesstravel.com, fitness retreats, Health & Fitness Publication,