Author: Steve Williams

Lake District Bootcamp Retreat – June 2018

Back from an amazing 3-day ladies bootcamp retreat in the Lake District, with 12 ladies who all had the perfect boost to their fitness and weight loss whilst having an amazing healthy weekend too

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The bootcamp venue was the YHA Ambleside, with a stunning location on the lake Windermere. It’s a great venue with shared or private rooms, great lounge, and a fully self-catering kitchen where the ladies could store and prepare their meals (it was a self-catering bootcamp retreat)

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The weekend started at 1pm on the Friday with a welcome talk, goals workshop, fitness tests, and a few sessions of circuits, core and stretch which took place in the local park. Following this we all headed back to the venue to relax, sunbathe, and have a lake swim to cool off – it was so hot it was needed! The bootcamp is based on a number of elements including fitness, healthy eating, learning, but also a great chance to have a break away from everyday life. Its perfect for groups of friends or those coming solo too.

The next day started with a variety of fitness sessions including elements of cardio which included combat, resistance which included Pump, and core which included Pilates ,and this took us up until lunchtime. After everybody had refuelled for the day we head out on our walk up to Loughrigg Fell – an amazing walk with breath-taking view that lasted a few hours and we walked about 9 miles in total. The walk was suitable for everyone and was a perfect afternoon (Who says boot camp just involves being shouted at). Once finished we headed back to the venue for a swim and to get ready for a group evening meal into town, perfect way to end the day. Most of the ladies did about 40k steps today too which was a fantastic achievement – so the few gin and tonics in the evening were certainly earned

Day 3 of bootcamp and everyone is still feeling great. The day starts off with box fit followed by yoga, before we go on another walk, this time to the Stock Ghyll waterfall. Great end to the bootcamp with all the ladies ready to get home and continue their healthy journeys (half of them are coming our Portugal Bootcamp in September so they use these bootcamps as a regular event to keep them on track)

It was a fantastic bootcamp experience for all of the ladies involved and one we wont forget, Well done girls you Smashed It!

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Our ladies come to us from All over the UK and Europe and we are constantly adding more venues to give our ladies the best experiences These include bootcamp retreats in Manchester, Buxton, Market Bosworth, Lake District, Snowdonia, Portugal, and next year we will also be launching our Yorkshire 3 Peaks 3 day bootcamp weekend too. Its exciting times for us as a company and we are continually growing, but more importantly our ladies are always at the forefront of what we do

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Why not check us out at www.motivatebootcamp.co.uk and join us on one of our 2 day bootcamp weekends, 3 day fitness & weightloss retreat, or 7 night Portugal Bootcamp Holiday

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Portugal Bootcamp May 2018 – the ladies smashed it!

We are back from an amazing two weeks at our Portugal Bootcamp Retreat and cant wait to go back! We had 23 ladies joining us for the first week which was a self-catering bootcamp, then another 8 ladies joining us for the second week which was the All Inclusive Bootcamp (It was our first one and an incredible success that half of them have already re-booked for next year)

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Over each week we had 30 sessions, designed to give everyone the kick-start or weightloss they needed (or those who are into regular fitness then more of a fitness holiday). The sessions included elements of cardio, resistance, core and stretch and included sessions such as zumba, combat, clubbercise, circuits, interval runs, hiit, Core, Pilates, Yoga, Aqua, plus many more – we even have a sandbag workout on the beach and play rounder’s too! It’s all about getting an equal balance of working hard but having fun too. All of the sessions are optional but most chose to join in most of them, leaving them with the best results of weight loss and inches – plus feeling great!

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On our boot camps it’s not just about the fitness though, it’s also about the mental well-being too, which is why each afternoon we give everybody time out for relaxation and a chance to enjoy the local area. After all, it is a holiday too and it would be a shame to come to Portugal and not have chance to see the stunning country (plus sample the local sangria as a few of the bootcampers did on the last afternoon). The bootcamp retreat is also a great social experience and we offer lots of opportunity for this, including arranged evenings out to the old town of Albufeira and also local restaurants, plus BBQ nights. On the last day many also took the opportunity to head out on excursions including boat trips, paddle boarding and skydiving (you only live once) – which we arranged for them too.

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It’s now time to plan for the next one in October and to make continued improvements to the boot-camps and more investment to make it the best it can be. We only have a few places left in October so if you would like to come then please let us know, just £99 deposit. Alternatively, we have our 2019 Portugal bootcamp dates out now and people are starting to book on, places are limited so don’t delay. It’s an experience you will never forget and a holiday where you come back feeling amazing!

On the self catering bootcamp the only thing you have to worry about is booking your flights and your food over the week (which we help you with and help you to plan) – we arrange everything else. On the All Inclusive retreat you just need to book your flights and we take care of absolutely everything. Its a fantastic deal and if you check out our competitors then you will also see we are a lot cheaper than them too, but we don’t compromise on quality – we love our bootcampers and love that people return year after year and become part of our bootcamp family

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We cater for all ages abilities and we have a fantastic fitness team in place to help throughout the week (even a masseuse to help with any aches you may have) – so if you’re unsure about it, then give us a call on 07834233110 and we can go through any questions you may have.

See you by the pool! (oh yes we also have amazing accommodation including a private apartment complex and a stunning villa, both come with private pool and gardens)

CLICK HERE to reserve your space today!

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Portugal Bootcamp – join us today!

Join us on our Boot Camp Holiday in Portugal

 

A Boot camp holiday in Portugal with Motivate Bootcamp is a fantastic week away that can help you to improve fitness, lose weight, and give your body the kick-start it needs

Our bootcamp holiday is ladies only and is located in the beautiful Albufeira within the Algarve region. It varies from a lot of our competitors in that it is a holiday too and you get lots of time to enjoy the surroundings and relax, we are also a lot more affordable. We also include optional trips to local towns like Vilamoura and activities such as paddle boarding, surfing, jeep safari, and boat trips

We have a few options available including all inclusive, self-catering, and bed & breakfast and they all offer an unforgettable experience. Over 70% of our clients come year after year

Our all-inclusive and bed and breakfast bootcamp retreat are based at a fabulous villa on the outskirts of Albufeira (approx. 10 minutes’ drive to the old town and marina or 35 minutes’ walk). This is a 7-bedroom villa with a pool and is recently fully refurbished, and is one of our smaller group retreats, perfect for those looking for a bootcamp holiday with a more personal touch (10 people max).

Our self-catering bootcamp retreat is based in an apartment complex (we privately hire out a full apartment complex which includes 13 apartments, swimming pool, tennis courts, and landscaped gardens). There are a few options depending if you wanted to share or you can upgrade and have an apartment to yourself, perfect for groups friends.

With the All Inclusive option we takeover our own chef who makes all the meals/snacks fresh daily. On the B/B option we provide breakfast. With the bed and breakfast and self-catering retreats it gives you flexibility on food, and there are large supermarkets nearby where you can do a food shop, we help you with choices. We also arrange evening meals out to local restaurants and we also host BBQ nights which make it a great social event and gives a holiday feel to it

Our days vary and consist of fitness sessions and workshops in the morning, followed by the afternoon off to relax, head out and explore, or to have massages (our masseuse comes in throughout the week), then early evening we finish with a few more sessions including Yoga/Pilates to finish. Then it’s time to relax and eat onsite on head out in the evening. This is what makes it more than a bootcamp, it’s a holiday too.

With prices starting from just £499 including resort transfers, and just £99 deposit – make sure you are quick to reserve your place, as they do fill quickly.

 

Our next available date is October 6th – 13th 2018

 

To book your ladies bootcamp deposit , CLICK HERE

Portugal Bootcamp 2018 – are you tempted?

 

Have you ever thought about joining us on a bootcamp holiday at motivate bootcamp?

 

It’s perfect for weight loss, improving fitness, and for the perfect kick-start in life – and Portugal is a beautiful country to visit too

Our 7 day bootcamp is based at our Luxurious retreat in Albufeira in the Algarve, and is a bootcamp holiday combined with a beach holiday. Not only do you take part in lots of fitness sessions and healthy workshops, you also have afternoons to relax around the pool or head into town – and in the evening why not join us for a BBQ or venture out into the old town with us for an evening meal overlooking the beach

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Depending on which bootcamp you prefer we have a few venues we use. For the self-catering option we hire out a full apartment complex, complete with swimming pool and tennis court. We tend to have about 20 ladies on this retreat but don’t worry about space, we have the entire venue to ourselves, including 13 apartments. If you are looking at All Inclusive, or our Bed and Breakfast option and prefer a smaller group then our Luxurious villa is perfect for this. Catering up to 12 people it’s perfect for an escape, combine that with a stunning swimming pool it makes for a great personalised bootcamp experience

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Over the duration of your bootcamp you will have your fitness trainers at hand 24/7. Not only we do we take trainers with us from the UK, we also have a team over in Albufeira who join us for sessions too. On the All-inclusive or Juice Detox Retreat we also take a chef to prepare the delicious meals or shakes for you

Our prices start from just £499 pp for a week self-catering or £799 for All inclusive. This is a lot cheaper than our rivals including Northern Bootcamp, No1 Bootcamp, and Prestige Bootcamp. We offer exceptional value for the money as we run the bootcamps because we love doing them and we love our clients, not for just the money. You may be paying less but you are still getting everything the other bootcamp companies offer, plus more! We have also added an additional trip to Vilamoura and bodyboarding/surfing in our packages

If this sounds like something you would enjoy then you can BOOK NOW for just £99 deposit! Our spaces do go quickly so book as soon as you can. The balance is then due 6 weeks before your retreat, we can also offer a payment plan if you would like to split up the payments

How to be healthy and stay fit over Christmas

Christmas is the time of the year when everybody struggles to be healthy and continue their fitness journey, and 11 months of hard work can be wiped out in a few weeks! Don’t let this happen to you!

Follow the below tips to keep your body ticking over throughout the Christmas period, ready for the New Year

  • Don’t sit down everyday – try and do something active or the weight is soon going to start adding up – people can gain over a stone over the Christmas period, and it’s a lot harder to lose than it was to gain
  • Don’t drink too much – remember alcohol is empty calories. If you do drink, then remember to swap to the low calorie options if possible such as gin and slim line tonic. Mulled wine is nice but is pretty high in calories – click here
  • Don’t give up the gym – it’s the time of the year when you need to work out the most! Try to train regularly – if you struggle to make classes or gym then do 15 minute workouts a day at home, use hit/circuit sessions or YouTube videos to give you a few workout ideas
  • Don’t stress – Christmas is about having fun and enjoyment
  • Drink lots of water on a night out to keep you rehydrated and hopefully avoid the hangover in the morning. If you do have a hangover then get up and get out for some fresh air, the alcohol isn’t going to burn off and leave your system if you are in bed all day. Click here for more info
  • Get a workout buddy if you are struggling for motivation or make a pact with your class buddies that you will still keep going throughout Christmas. Many local fitness trainers and gyms also run Christmas bootcamps and challenges – sign up to one of these
  • Book an event for early 2018 to give you a goal to maintain – perfect for motivation and to keep you working out over the Christmas period. 5k runs are perfect for this – get others involved too. Even better – book a bootcamp weekend!
  • If you have an event which you know involves food and alcohol, plan a workout for that day and make it a pretty tough one – including HIT and weights! Not only will this make you feel great, but it will also increase your metabolism so you will burn the food/drink off more efficiently, and you won’t feel guilty because you have pre burned those additional calories – then enjoy your night
  • If you work in an office environment – avoid continuous snacking on Christmas junk food such as chocolates, cakes and biscuits. Instead limit yourself, or take in healthier options. The result – you won’t feel lethargic and tired all day at work, plus you won’t gain weight!
  • Get the family involved in fitness – active games such as dance, sports etc on the Xbox are a perfect way to keep the family entertained and active
  • Christmas Dinner – this is when everybody over indulges. Enjoy it but a few tips include don’t go back for seconds, eat at the dinner table so your body recognises you are eating (no tv), and eat slowly – it’s not a rush

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If you are looking to give your body an extra boost in the new year then why not book one of our Ladies Bootcamp Retreats in the UK or Portugal.

They start at just £139 for 2 days inclusive of accommodation, meals, fitness sessions/workshops, and aftercare support, and are a perfect way to rejuvenate your body to let you continue on your journey. They are suitable for all ages/abilities and ideal if you are looking to lose weight, inches, tone, or just want a healthy break. We also have our Fitness Holiday for those who want a bit of sun thrown in too!

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Book your New Year Bootcamp Now!