What is Rooftop Boot Camp at PB Fitness?

Boot Camp Basics:

  • Professional Trainers: every class is guided by a certified personal trainer.
  • Duration: 50-minute classes.
  • Theme: Different muscle groups each day of the week.
  • Format: Station or circuit based. Different formats for each class. Each class begins with a suggested warm-up and team cooldown.
  • Focus: Strength, cardio, core, form, balance
  • Equipment: body weight, dumbbells, barbells, TRX, Bosu Ball, cardio equipment, resistance bands, kettlebells, functional equipment and more. No Olympic bar lifts.

Every day is a new Boot Camp Challenge

Monday: “Full Body FIYAH!”

Save 15% or more of weekend guilt! This class is full body strength and conditioning using cardio, dumbbells, bands, TRX, bodyweight challenges and more! Get your week started right!

Tuesday: “Hams/Glutes/Arm Pull”

Back of the bod! Challenge, tone, & strengthen the back, biceps, hamstrings and glutes! Get your feels in a combination of arm ‘pull’ exercises and hamstring/glute detail work! example: bridges, hip thrusters, RDL’s & deadlifts!

Wednesday: ”Ab & Fat Shredder!”

This class will bring it! This mid week workout will shred those arms and melt the fat using a combination of bodyweight, dumbbells, TRX, resistance bands, and more! Fun, functional team ab challenges to end class!

Thursday: “Legs/Glute/Arm Push”

LEG DAY! Large, compound leg movements working muscles of the legs, thighs, hips, and glutes! This class focuses on legs, with an addition of arm push movements to encompass full body stabilization. This class uses a combination of dumbbells, barbells, squat rack, bands, TRX, leg press, and more! *Any movement can be modified or done with body weight!*

Friday: “FLEX Friday: Arms/Core/H.I.I.T!”

“H.I.I.T the Weekend Strong”! This class #HIITS Different! Upper Body PUSH and PULL exercises, combined with sweaty H.I.I.T stations to keep heart rate up and shred fat before the weekend!

Saturday: “High Calorie Burner”

“Roof is on Fiyah!” This class will make you sweat! Full body strength, agility and quickness using rowers, treadmill, bike, jump rope, battle ropes, and more! This class will keep your heart rate up and those calories toasted!

Boot Camp Workouts Can Help Prevent Injuries


How do I train for boot camp?

To train for boot camp exercise drills, you need to master the basic boot camp exercises for beginners. Some exercises to start out with are the push up, squat, sit up, plank position, and cardiovascular activities such as running/ jogging, swimming, or biking.


Are boot camp workouts effective?

Yes, boot camp exercise drills are very effective. Not only do boot camp workouts provide new exercises to challenge muscle groups, but people are pushed to give more to the workout by working out around other people.


How often should you do a boot camp workout?

Boot camp workouts should be done 3-5 times a week depending on fitness goals.


How can I exercise on my own?

When starting to workout it is always best to get advice on proper form and techniques to prevent injury. There are many ways to go about getting this information however seeking a personal trainer is a great start. Another way to get information is through videos that show proper form and a detailed explanation of how to do the exercise. Once you have a solid foundation on how to perform boot camp exercise for beginners, it is time to start incorporating more advanced boot camp exercise drills to continue to challenge the body.


What injuries are associated with computer use?

Most injuries that are associated with computer use involve the lower back, neck, and wrist. Some exercises that can help with both the lower back and neck is the plank exercise. This exercise helps strengthen the core muscles which are essential muscles that help with stabilization of the spine and hips. An exercise that can help with the wrist is weighted wrist extensions, using either a resistance band or weight. A personal trainer is a great way to get help learning these corrective exercises with proper form.


What happens when you sit at a desk all day?

The human body is built to move, so when someone sits at a computer all day the core and leg muscles are not being used which results in atrophy of the muscles that are meant to support the spine and for motion such as walking. Also due to lack of these core muscles results in poor posture which eventually leads to lower back pain, neck pain, headaches, and excess weight gain.


What are the effects of sitting at a computer all day?

The effects of sitting at a computer all day is that the body is not being used as it was built to be used. This means that the core muscles that help with posture and locomotion start to lose their strength (atrophy) which will eventually lead to aches and pains in the lower back, neck, etc.

 

Boot Camp Near La Jolla, Bird Rock & Mission Beach

PB Fitness is located within a 1 mile radius of mission beach, La Jolla, and Bird Rock. This is the perfect distance to get a light jog, bike ride or brisk walk to warm up for one of our boot camp workouts. We are located on Cass St which is one of the more popular streets in Pacific Beach San Diego providing an assortment of shops and diners. Grab a cup of coffee from Java Earth before your workout and then get something to eat after at Second Nature to replenish the body with proper nutrients. We are also roughly half a mile from the beach, so our members can enjoy working on their tan after getting a great workout in.