The People’s Bootcamp – by Robert Caplin

BootCamp

NYC-based freelancer Robert Caplin photographed a fitness bootcamp class for The New York Times that inspired him to begin taking the class himself.

About three weeks ago I was assigned to photograph an exercise “bootcamp” class for a New York Times Styles story. For those of you who don’t know, a bootcamp class is a short, high-intensity workout led by an instructor, sort of like a military bootcamp. Though I’m certain a real military bootcamp is much more difficult both mentally and physically, this class is intended for people who wish to have the same sort of high-intensity workout a trainee would in the military.

Anyhow, this particular bootcamp is called The People’s Bootcamp and is led by Adam Rosante and is a “pay-what-you-can” 45-minute workout. with a warmup and cool down. He had the idea to start his own bootcamp and when researching competition and found the prices of these classes were super expensive (some topping $50/class). Adam’s philosophy is that “effective lifelong fitness should be accessible to everyone regardless of what you have in the bank.” Awesome.

Continue reading and see more photos on Robert’s blog.

BootCamp

BootCamp

BootCamp

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