New year, new you, dry January, new year resolutions – call it what you like, but most of us generally like to spend this month hibernating and making noises about getting into shape. The condo gym is packed, we’re all buying trainers and googling yoga classes…
And while we all have great intentions, getting into a new routine can be hard work and, more importantly, pretty boring. So to help you stick with it, why not try something a little different and, dare we say it, fun? Bootcamps might sound a bit scary to newbies, but they’re a good laugh and pretty affordable. The instructors are generally super motivating, the classes vary according to level/target area, plus everyone is in the same boat. It’s no wonder they’re growing increasingly popular, with new instructors and schedules popping up across town.
So with no further a do – here’s our rundown of 13 cracking bootcamps to get started with… good luck!
The FUELFIT Bootcamp is a programme created for busy professionals of all fitness levels in the CBD, plus those living in the heartlands. Outdoor fitness is combined with nutrition work.
First Movers Programme
Where: The Lawn above Marina Bay Link Mall
When: 7am – 8am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Power Heartlands Programme
Where: Buangkok, Braddell View, Punggol Central, Pungool Park, East Coast Park, Bedok Reservoir and Sengkang Anchorvale (plus anywhere a group of six and over can meet)
Cost: Groups with 4 pax: $250/pax, groups with 5 pax: $200/pax, groups with 6 plus: $180/pax or $300/couple
Ooberfit offers a wide range of services to meet their client’s everyday fitness needs. They provide a variety of options to choose from as they recognize that ‘one size does not fit all’.
Where: Vista Park (West Coast)
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm, Thursdays at 7pm and Saturdays at 8am.
Where: Greenfield Park, Siglap (East Coast)
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am
Baby weight bootcamp
Where: Botanic Gardens
When: Mondays and Fridays 9am
Cost: First session free. $30 each after. $300 for 6 weeks unlimited sessions.
Rebel Bootcamp is an outdoor fitness programme, which incorporates aspects of military training, sports conditioning, speed, agility and strength, which is balanced with mud and friendship. Rebel Bootcamp offers five different sessions…
Where: Kallang Practice Track
When: 6:30am to 7:30am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Where: Tanjong Rhu field
When: 8pm to 9 pm, Monday and Wednesday. And 8am to 9am on Saturday
Where: The Lawn @ Marina Bay
When: 7pm – 8pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Where: Nexus International School
When: 6:30am to 7:30am, Tuesday and Thursday
Where: The RainForest Sports Hub
When: 7am – 8am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Cost: Contact Shamil on 8503 1872 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Better Bodies is for all ages and fitness levels and features speed and agility drills, core conditioning, walking, jogging, strength training and obstacle courses, conducted in a variety of outdoor venues.
Where: The Botanical Gardens and the NUS on Evans Road/Bukit Timah
When: Monday and Wednesday evenings: 6pm – 7pm and 7pm – 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday mornings 7am – 8am, Friday evenings 6.30pm – 7.30pm.
Cost: Once a week for 6 weeks = $150, twice a week for 6 weeks = $240, unlimited sessions for 6 weeks = $300, 10 tokens valid for 3 months = $300
The team uses Movement Efficiency Training in all their training programs, which has clients mastering different tasks in a systematic progression.
Different sessions are provided throughout the week…
Where: Sheraton Towers
When: Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 12:00pm
Where: Goldhill Avenue Bootcamp
When: Tuesday/Thursday at 8:30am
Where: East Coast Park Bootcamp
When: Wednesday at 8am
Where: The Lawn Bootcamp @ Marina Boulevard
When: Tuesday/Thursday at 7pm
Where: Gardens by The East Bootcamp
When: Saturday at 7am
Where: Katong Park Bootcamp Suspension Training
When: Monday at 8am
Where: Evans Rd Stadium Bootcamp
When: Wednesday at 7:15pm
Cost: $160 per month for 4 boot camp sessions, $240 per month for 8 boot camp sessions, $265 per month for 12 boot camp sessions, $350 per month for 1 month unlimited , $45 for one boot camp session (drop in)
UFIT Boot Camp is Singapore’s longest running bootcamp, running over 22 sessions a week across Singapore. Their mantra is Fitter, Leaner, Stronger.
When: Lots of daily sessions are spread over the six locations (see website for all the details https://www.ufit.com.sg/schedule)
Where: Botanic Gardens, Fort Canning, Holland Village, MacRitchie, CCAB Stadium, Evans Road and Marina Bay
Cost: $422.65 for 15 sessions, $133.75 per month for 12 months for unlimited sessions in a month, $802.50 for six months of unlimited boot camp sessions
Melinda Cassidy not only runs a series of ‘Strolltastic’ sessions for mums looking to lose weight, but she also heads up two two high-intensity bootcamp style sessions called ‘Babetastic’ (info below) for those with an intermediate to advanced level of fitness.
Where: NUS Track on Evans Road.
When: Thurs 7pm – 8pm.
Cost: $10 per session.
Where: Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre (meeting point).
When: Saturday 8.30am – 9.30am.
Cost: $20 per session.
Ziglak Fitness have a centre with all the necessary equipment for fun and motivating sessions. All the boot camps are divided into beginner and advanced levels.
Where: 74 Jalan Senang, 418386
When: Beginners – Monday and Wednesday 7pm – 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am – 10pm. Advanced – Tuesday and Thursday 7pm – 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am – 11am.
Cost: $40 per session per person
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