Fitness BootCamps Wichita KS

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

Centerworks Pilates
(316) 265-9700
210 N Washington St
Wichita, KS
 
Aley Stanley Recreation Center
(316) 303-8002
1749 S Martinson St
Wichita, KS
 
Dees Fitness Gym
(316) 262-6100
344 S Laura St
Wichita, KS
 
Ring Side Fitness Center LLC
(316) 263-0064
800 E 11th Street North
Wichita, KS
 
Certified Zumba Classes
(316) 390-1053
3013 West Central
Wichita, KS
 
Anytime Fitness Wichita, KS
(316) 440-2771
1812 South Seneca
Wichita, KS
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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Anytime Fitness
(316) 440-2771
1812 S. Seneca Street #402
Wichita, KS
 
Livin' Right Womens Fitness
(316) 755-0097
320 South Meridian Avenue
Wichita, KS
 
Curves Wichita KS - Central
410 N. Hillside Ste 400
Wichita, KS
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Curves For Women
(316) 681-0303
410 N Hillside St # 400
Wichita, KS
 
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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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