Bootcamp is a type of high intensity training inspired by the preparation of the Marine Corps. The method, created at the end of the 19th century, was adapted for the general public about twenty years ago in the United States. Due to the benefits of Bootcamp, its use became popular quickly and today hundreds of thousands of people practice it all over the world. In Spain you can already practice in cities like Madrid, always in parks and outdoor spaces such as El Retiro or Tierno Galván Park.
The benefits of Bootcamp are numerous and affect both physical and emotional aspects:
It is one of the most effective methods to reduce weight in a relatively short period of time. In the first four weeks can lose up to seven kilos, reducing the body contour between 2.5 and 15 centimeters.
One of the keys to Bootcamp is the rapid muscle toning achieved through high intensity workouts.
You lose weight and gain strength. Up to 50% more in the first six weeks of training.
The first few weeks the body raises its resilience quickly, gaining up to 40% more in six weeks.
Practicing Bootcamp improves the immune system and cardiovascular health.
Enhances your performance in other sports
If you practice other sports or disciplines, you will perform better and suffer fewer injuries.
You will develop a better balance both static and dynamic and your motor response will be more effective.
Better emotional capacity
On an emotional level will increase your power of motivation and concentration, as well as your willpower and spirit of self-improvement.
Reduced risk of depression
Bootcamp training decreases the risk of depressive episodes.
It will increase your ability to work as a team, while fostering social relationships and friendship.
It is an excellent de-stressing activity, very beneficial to reduce anxiety states.
It increases self-confidence and self-esteem and favors decision making.
As you can see, the benefits of Bootcamp are multiple and not only result in a physical improvement, but also a greater mental and emotional balance. In addition, being a group activity, it favors social relations. And, finally, it is a great way to get out of the house and practice outdoor exercise, reducing the negative effects of sedentarism.
After discovering all that Bootcamp can do for you … do you dare to try? If you live in Madrid and want to take a test class, you can request it here .