What time do I need to arrive?
Please arrive for 11am for the welcome talk and tour followed by 11.45am for measurements with the Boot Camp Leader. Please come ready to exercise as there will be a pre-lunch walk before you sit down together at 1pm. Please note bedrooms are not guaranteed on day of arrival until 2pm.Your luggage will be stored and changing facilities provided until this time.
What clothes will I need?
You will be doing a lot of exercise so we suggest that you bring plenty of clothes, think general sportswear for inside and outside. We also recommend that you bring some waterproof – just in case it rains! You will need at least two pairs of trainers, one for indoor and one for outdoor use. Depending on the time of year, we’d advise you to bring gloves, a warm hat or sun hat. If you have them, a pair of walking boots would come in handy too.
What if I feel my fitness isn't good enough?
Do not worry! Our boot camps have been designed to suit all levels of fitness, shapes and sizes.
Will we be eating together and where will it be?
Everyone will eat together, including the instructors or a nutritionist who will be there to guide you and offer advice on how to maintain good eating habits when you are at home.
How intense are the Boot Camp packages?
The instructors are there to help encourage, motivate and support everyone to achieve their best. We want to push you to your maximum ability and help you achieve the results you want, we also want you to enjoy yourselves and leave the camp feeling rejuvenated and motivated. The programme is designed so everyone can get the most out of it, and there are plenty of options for all abilities.
Are we obligated to join in with every class? What if we are too tired and can't do it anymore?
Obviously, we hope this won't happen and are confident that with the programme and the team spirit you will all enjoy the week and look forward to the challenge. Having said that, everyone will be treated as an individual and different circumstances will be taken into consideration. It is important to keep communicating with the team and the instructors to avoid this happening.
Will there be much free time for spa treatments, calling home etc.?
There will be a little free time available during the day due to the intensity of the programme. However, you do have some treatments included in your stay/day to help soothe those muscles after a day's exercise. Of course, you can always book additional treatments for an extra slice of pampering.
What are the instructors like and how many are there?
A Bootcamp leader will be dedicated to the group throughout your stay and will be there to help and support you and you will also come in to contact with many other instructors in order to give you as much variety as possible. All our instructors are highly qualified and extremely dedicated, as well as friendly and fun, and will be there to mentor you and encourage you throughout your stay.
Will I lose weight?
Champneys Boot Camp is a nutrition and exercise, science-based weight loss camp. We are confident that if you dedicate the right amount of effort and commitment, we can help you achieve the results. More importantly we hope you leave Champneys Boot Camp feeling fitter and more energised, with a greater knowledge that will allow you to continue a healthier and fitter lifestyle when you get home.