Bootcamps are the fitness class people hate to love. They are hardcore and painful, but they get results! Because of this, there are increasingly more Bootcamps opening up around the world. This means that current Bootcamp Instructors need to start seeking ways to level-up their Bootcamps to stay competitive and hold onto their clients.
Here are Fitness Audio’s top 3 tips for running a competitive Bootcamp.
Remember: Variety is the Spice of Bootcamp
Bootcamps can get boring quickly. If you're constantly repeating classes and routines, chances are you’ll find yourself losing members.
In order to avoid this, you need to mix up your classes so they’re different each time. Simply changing the exercises you teach, intensity of your class, and music you play can make a huge difference in making your Bootcamp more enjoyable.
The Great Outdoors
Where possible, Bootcamps should be hosted outdoors. Not only does this maintain the tradition of Bootcamps and appeal to outdoor-training fans, but it does also mean you and your clients are less restricted by walls, ceilings, windows, and doors.
When it comes to selecting a good outdoor location to run your Bootcamp, you’ll need to undertake a risk assessment to ensure there are minimal hazards and threats to the health of your students. It’s also a good idea to consult your local council to make sure you are legally allowed to run your Bootcamp where you want to.
Music is Your Best Friend
It is very difficult to run a successful Bootcamp without being able to motivate your clients. You need to move around, use inflection, excitement and authority in your voice, and celebrate your students’ achievements. You should also pump fast-paced music to help motivate your students to push themselves.
It has been recommended that Fitness Instructors play high-energy popular music between 140-160 BPM. In order to get the most out of your music, you should also invest in a solid portable sound system that doesn’t compromise the audio quality of your microphone.
View our full range of outdoor stereos here.
For any additional questions on setting up an effective sound system for your Bootcamp, don’t hesitate to give Fitness Audio a call! We are always more than happy to help.