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motive8 Kickstarter Fitness Boot Camp - October 2017
Fri, 6 Oct 2017, 17:30 – Sun, 8 Oct 2017, 14:00 BST
The motive8 Kickstarter boot camp is about you and your fitness journey. You may be completely new to exercise, already exercising but have lost your fitness mojo or you may simply just love exercise. Whoever you are, motive8 boot camps are for you!
Exercise For Everyone
Our training sessions are tailored for all abilities and fitness levels. We make our training sessions fun, yet challenging and you also get the opportunity to try some new activities such as archery. During boot camp if you decide an activity is not for you, don't worry you can opt out but we encourage everyone to give everything a go!
Before you come to boot camp you will have a 20-30 minute consultation with a motive8 trainer, who will discuss your goals with you and place you in the right exercise sessions.
Enjoyable, Healthy Food
Who said healthy food has to be boring? Not us! Enjoyable, tasty food is a key part of your boot camp experience. At the start of each meal we will explain the nutritional benefits of what you are eating and also provide recipe cards to take away so you can continue your healthy lifestyle at home.
If you know why you’re doing what you’re doing, you’re more likely to stick to your regime and reap the rewards. We include educational seminars as part of your boot camps and you get plenty of time to ask questions and pick the motive8 trainers brains during boot camp.
Boot camp is about making fitness and nutrition fun! There are plenty of opportunities to get to know your fellow boot campers and workout in a fun atmosphere.
How long does boot camp last?
We have 2 residential options. The 2 night motive8 Kickstarter begins on Friday at 5pm (you can arrive between 5-7pm) and finishes at 3pm on the Sunday. Alternatively, if you wish to stay only on Saturday night you will need to arrive at 645am on Saturday and your weekend will finish at 3pm on Sunday.
We also have a non-residential option for Saturday and Sunday only.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, the minimum age is 16 years old
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please contact Jenny on 0113 2430161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How fit do I need to be?
Motive8 boot camps are suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Our instructors are great at adapting all workouts to ensure that everyone works at their own intensity and never feel out of place. We offer various activities throughout the day, and offer different intensity options during all of the workouts.
What does a typical boot camp look like?
Friday night is the fun night, getting to know your fellow boot campers with a nice meal and a fun activities. Get an early night and ready for an action packed Saturday! Both Saturday and Sunday start with an exercise session designed to invigorate and wake up the body, this is followed by a healthy, wholesome breakfast. The rest of the days are jam packed with a mixture of higher intensity workouts mixed with lower intensity sessions such as a hike in the surrounding, amazing countryside. Throw some educational seminars and lots of healthy food into the equation and there you have it, a motive8 boot camp!
What exercise activities do you offer?
We offer a range of activities throughout the boot camp. These vary from lower intensity options such as Yoga and PiYo, to higher intensity options such as High Intensity Interval Training, Circuit Training, Boot Camp Workouts. We also focus on strength training and showing you exercises you can do at home without any equipment.
During boot camp we also go on a hike in the surrounding areas, the hike isn’t too hilly and we have different distances for different fitness levels.
Will the whole weekend be spent exercising?
No! We appreciate that some rest is needed during boot camp, therefore regular rest/meal breaks are scheduled throughout the day.
At motive8 we are huge believers in education, therefore we also hold seminars throughout the boot camp to educate you about nutrition and exercise so you can continue your good habits after boot camp.
A huge part of the motive8 philosophy is enjoying healthy food, so you will also have the opportunity to enjoy lots of healthy, tasty food.
What if I don’t like an activity, do I have to carry on?
Whilst many boot camps are full of scary sergeant major type instructors we are not like that! Yes, the motive8 team will push you and work you hard (it is boot camp after all!) but if you have given something a whirl and it’s not for you, or you need a break because you’re tired we won’t force you to do something, everything is optional.
What we will say though, we can guarantee that if you give everything a go, you will walk away from the weekend with a huge sense of achievement as you will have pushed yourself out of your comfort zone, in addition to feeling super motivated to kick start your new fitness regime!
Will I eat rabbit food all weekend?
No!! We are massive believers in educating boot campers that healthy food can be tasty and enjoyable and we don’t believe in scrimping on portion size! With this in mind you will enjoy healthy, wholesome breakfasts and tasty lunches and snacks. If you are staying on Friday and Saturday you will enjoy a 2 and 3 course meal respectively. We also provide recipe cards so you can enjoy healthy food once you return home. Please note if you are on the non-residential boot camp only your breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided.
Do you cater for special dietary requirements?
Yes, when you have your telephone consultation with your motive8 trainer please let them know so we can cater for you.
I’ve got an injury, I can still exercise, but am limited with what I can do, can I still come?
We would love to say yes, but call us first on 0113 243 0161 so you can discuss your injuries with a motive8 trainer first before booking.
What is the accommodation like?
Our accommodation is shared accommodation, up to 4 people sharing a room in bunk beds. If you’re coming to boot camp with friends, then let us know and we will make sure you are all sharing a room together!
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is ample parking at Lineham Farm. If you are travelling by car, please contact us at email@example.com for directions. Alternatively, if you are travelling by train, we can organise for you to be picked up from Leeds train station.
What do I need to bring?
Before we get to the practicalities one of the things we ask you to bring is an open mind! Even if you’ve not done any of the activities before, give them a whirl, if you feel completely out of your depth then we won’t make you continue but we do encourage you to try everything.
Items to bring:
- Exercise clothing – enough for 3 days worth of exercise
- Trainers – suitable for outdoor use as well as indoor use
- Sturdy trainers or walking boots for the hike (sturdy trainers are sufficient)
- Waterproof jacket for outdoor activities
- Sweat towel
- Water bottle
- Clothes for the evening/chill out time
- Oh, and lots of enthusiasm!
All snacks and food are provided.
What do we do on an evening?
On Friday night, you will enjoy a healthy 2 course meal and we will have a fun quiz so you can get to know your fellow boot campers! Saturday night is a healthy 3 course meal followed by either a film night or you can book pamper treatments. The pamper treatments are at an extra cost. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to book.
I’m a bit nervous that I might not know anyone
Don’t worry there will be other people in your shoes. The motive8 trainers are a friendly bunch and will make you feel welcome! On Friday evening we have a fun quiz so everyone gets to know each other….and you will leave boot camp with a new set of friends!
Is there any other support outside of boot camp?
Yes, indeed! For us this is about your fitness journey, not just a one-hit wonder boot camp! Before you arrive you will have a 30 minute phone consultation with a motive8 trainer, where we get to know more about you and your goals and help you choose the right exercise sessions for you.
After boot camp you can join our social media groups to receive regular recipes, workouts and motivation! If you live in Leeds, you might want to come along to one of our classes or have personal training sessions. If you don't live in Leeds, we can provide online support.
Is this boot camp for me?
Are you stuck in rut with your training? Do you need to kickstart your fitness or weight loss regime? Bored with your current exercise regime/eating habits and want some inspiration? Then YES! This boot camp is for you. All of our trainers are very friendly, and don’t bite so if you’re sat thinking, 'I’d love to attend but I’m worried about whether it’s for me' then give us a call on 0113 243 0161 and we will chat about your concerns with you.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, provided you let us know in advance and there is availability for alternative dates. Likewise, you can transfer your ticket to another person, however we must be informed of this change prior to the boot camp starting otherwise the other person may not be able to attend.
What is the refund policy?
Refunds will be provided up to 48 hours before the first date of your boot camp.