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How to Start a Bootcamp with Close to No Equipment

February 2, 2018
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Hi guys! It's Travis here today. How are you? I hear this all the time: "I want to start up a bootcamp... BUT... I need to save up hundreds of dollars to buy equipment... AND I need to a buy a new car / trailer... before I think about starting one..."

I have this conversation with trainers all the time and I'm super against this... I believe a Trainer can run a MEAN equipment based bootcamp while taking up hardly any space in the car and costing little to no $$!

If I was to start again... This would be my original kit
- 6 x suspension trainers ($20 each)
- 6 x resistance bands ($8 each)
- 6 x skipping ropes ($2 each)
- 1 x agility ladder: which can hold 6 ppl ($20)
Total = $200

AND... with that kit... you could run a circuit for 24 people (6 people on each station)... and if you added in a bodyweight station you could hold 30people!

ALSO... with that kit... you can literally fit every bit of equipment in a backpack and it weighs nothing! You don't need to worry about making multiple trips from car... spending 20mins packing / unpacking your car... weighing down your car... All you need is one backpack!

FINALLY... with that kit... there is ENDLESS variety.... with each bit of equipment - there is no limit of exercises and drills you can use!

Jono and I actually took a video in the community Facebook Group recently explaining this. Have a look below:

Also remember to sing up to get our 5 Tips to Grow your Bootcamp here.

That is it for today guys, let me know in the comments below what you think. I'll see you soon!

Blue Side BG
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About The Author: Travis Mattern
Co-founder and Director at Fitness Education Online

Travis is the co founder and director at Fitness Education Online. Fitness Education Online are one of the leading organisations in the world when it comes to providing CEC courses for Personal Trainers. Check out their website below to see their range of Fitness Australia registered courses.

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