Fitness BootCamps Prescott AZ

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Snap Fitness
(928) 776-0355
1454 West Gurley Street
Prescott, AZ
Prescott Resort Conference Center and Casino
(480) 598-3727
1500 E State Route 69
Prescott, AZ
Athletic Perormance Center-Prsctt
(928) 778-7226
3117 Stillwater Drive
Prescott, AZ
Ladies Workout Express
(928) 778-9730
1375 E Silver King Cir
Prescott, AZ
Prescott Downtown Athletic Club LLC
(928) 445-0204
130 North Cortez Street
Prescott, AZ
Prescott Karate Club
(928) 445-2848
512 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ
Jazzercise Prescott Center For Physical Excellence Training
(928) 710-9224
3117 Stillwater Dr.
Prescott, AZ
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Prescott Racquet Club
(928) 778-0708
1 Kingswood Dr
Prescott, AZ
Tiger Moon Wellness Clinic
(928) 778-1554
412 N Washington Ave
Prescott, AZ
Hassayampa Golf Club
(928) 445-0009
2060 Golf Club Ln
Prescott, AZ
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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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