New Haven, CT (PRWEB) August 9, 2006
BALANCE fitness announces their last session in the 3 part series of annual Fitness Boot Camps for Women. The BALANCE Fitness Boot Camp for Women is an outdoor fitness program in the New Haven area specifically designed to help women lose weight, gain muscle and reduce body fat. Six weeks of fitness instruction, food modification, nutritional counseling & motivational training provided by Certified Personal Trainers. “Boot Camp has been extremely motivating and woman-focused and woman-friendly,” says Beaver Hill Alderwomen Babz Rawls-Ivy, who accounted for a 12lb weight loss after attending session one and signing up for session two.
The New Haven Outdoor fitness Boot Camp for women has already held boot camp 2 out of 3 six week sessions to be offered this year, in both New Haven and West Haven Beach which has attracted a variety of women. There are university students, professional and even elected officials, State Representative Toni Edmonds Walker and Area Alder women Babz Rawls-Ivy both joined together. Participants are women size 8 and up, and130lbs to nearly 340lbs who all joined for one purpose, to get in shape. “I joined Outdoor Fitness boot camp as a way to force myself up off of the couch. I needed a commitment, even if it was 5:30 a.m., to make me stick to an exercise program,” says Dana Byrd, a 32-year-old Yale Graduate student.
Ibrahim explains, “I put together a graduating program. So everyone can build up their fitness level, yet work at their own pace.” She insists that nobody will be left behind or asked to complete more than they are capable of doing safely. Nor will anybody go home unchallenged. Byrd who has already participated in both session one and two attest “at times the exercises were challenging, but it helped that there were others that were also challenged.”
The next outdoor fitness boot camp will begin August 14, 2006. The camp cost only $199 for six weeks. Women interested in participating are encourages signing up as soon as possible. Each camp is limited to 20 women and is expected to fill quickly.