You don’t have to be an 18-year-old cornfed Marine recruit to enjoy the fat-burning benefits of a military-style fitness regimen – nor do you need to suffer cruel nicknames like “Private Pyle” and “Snowball.” Indeed, the drill sergeants at Code Pink Boot Camp are more likely to praise your ab definition than scream profanities in your face. “I’ve discovered that I feel inspired by those who [are] actively trying to make positive changes in their lives,” Valley trainer Shannon Gartin
says. “It thrills me to lead them down a healthy road.” Daily classes employ the concept of muscle-confusion to achieve results, alternating strength training, abdominal work, cardio and pilates. After a few weeks of Code Pink, you’ll be cranking out push-ups like a Team Six commando. Five Valley locations.
Boot Camp Babes
Boot Camp Babes incorporates circuit training, high-intensity intervals, cardio and group drills into their range of routines. All fitness levels are welcome, and with a sea of women in the same boat next to you, you’ll welcome support as the trainers keep you on your toes. On-site daycare also available. Five Valley locations. bootcampbabesaz.com
Adventure Boot Camp
Each week, more than a million recruits sweat through Adventure Boot Camp programs designed by international health and fitness guru John Ellis. Each location is owned by a local trainer with one goal in mind: providing workouts and nutrition plans in a supportive, intense, and goal-oriented environment. Multiple Valley locations. adventurebootcamp.com
Body Envy Fitness
Body Envy Fitness is about consistency. Consistently attend class and consistently follow nutritional guidelines, and you’ll consistently achieve the results you desire, according to the trainers at this Chandler fitness facility and boot camp program. They’ll even refund your registration fee during the first month if you don’t like the results. 2450 E. Germann Rd., 480-686-3689, bodyenvybootcamp.com