Fitness BootCamps Beaverton OR

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Foundation Natural Medicine Center
(503) 608-9160
3800 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard, Suite 200-D
Beaverton, OR
Services
Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Chiropractic, Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Urban Warrior Incorporated
(877) 727-4302
12215 Main St.
Tigard, OR
 
Take Shape For Life
(888) 828-5546
Get America Healthy then the World
Portland, OR
 
B&N Nutrition & Weight Loss
(503) 626-8533
13263 SW Edgewood St
Beaverton, OR

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Weight Watchers
(800) 516-3535
5585 Sw 209Th Ave
Aloha, OR

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Monarch Medical Weight Loss Center
(503) 352-3226
2376 NW Amberbrook Dr
Beaverton, OR
 
Oregon Lipodissolve Center
(503) 905-2139
4035 Mercantile Drive # 204
Lake Oswego, OR
 
ChangesForLife.net
(503) 838-4118
PO Box 4035
Salem, OR

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Positive Changes Hypnosis
(503) 644-4444
8285 SW Nimbus Ave Ste 130
Beaverton, OR

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Weight Watchers
(800) 516-3535
16260 Nw Bronson Rd
Beaverton, OR

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Fitness BootCamps, Do They Really Work?

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Fwoman at a fitness boot campitness bootcamps are taking the country by storm. You can not drive past a local park, or even watch late night TV and not see a DVD, a reference or footage of a fitness boot camp in action. But are fitness bootcamp recruits getting in shape and staying that way?

Fitness Boot camps, which include basic exercises like jumping jacks, lunges, sit-ups, and squats, have become increasingly popular through out the US. Fitness bootcamp workouts are designed to provide both cardiovascular exercise and muscle conditioning. A new study researched at the University of Wisconsin's La Crosse Exercise and Health Program and recently published published in Fitness Matters, a publication of the American Council on Exercise looked at this recent fad to determine how well the approach worked in regards to cardiovascular fitness and calories burned.

The Fitness Boot Camp Study

  • Researchers recruited six men and six women aged 19 to 29.
  • At the start of the study, participants' fitness levels were evaluated.
  • Participants exercised on a treadmill while researchers checked their maximum heart rates and maximum oxygen consumption.
  • Participants were asked to rate how hard they felt they were exercising, and those perceived exertion scores were recorded.
  • Each participant was given the 40-minute video, The Method: Cardio Boot Camp with Tracey Mallett. This video was chosen because it has both the aerobic movements and strength exercises that are typical of the boot camp style. Volunteers took the videos home so that they could familiarize themselves with the choreography. Then each participant came back to the lab and did the workout while researchers tested them for oxygen consumption, caloric burn, heart rate, and perceived exertion.
  • Participants in the study burned about 600 calories per hour.
  • Participants worked on average at 77% of maximum heart rate (MHR), some as high as 91% M...

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