Fitness BootCamps West Point MS

Looking for Fitness BootCamps in West Point? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around West Point that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Fitness BootCamps in West Point.

Anytime Fitness West Point, MS
(662) 492-5877
311 Hwy 45 Alt S
West Point, MS
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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MUW Fitness Center
(662) 329-7442
1100 College St # Muw-40
Columbus, MS
 
Curves For Women
(662) 323-1717
101c G T Thames Dr
Starkville, MS
 
Starkville Athletic Club
(662) 323-4455
100 Eckford Drive
Starkville, MS
 
Wellness Connection
(662) 323-9355
400 Hospital Rd
Starkville, MS
 
Anytime Fitness
(662) 492-5877
311 Hwy 45 Alt S
West Point, MS
 
Anytime Fitness Starkville, MS
(662) 546-4299
325 Hwy 12
Starkville, MS
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Starkville Snap Fitness
(662) 323-5611
100 Starr Ave.
Starkville, MS
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Anytime Fitness
(662) 546-4299
329 HWY 12
Starkville, MS
 
Fitness Factor
(662) 327-6348
515 18th Ave N
Columbus, MS
 
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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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