March 13, 2024

Get ready to hear the music of your legs, glutes, and core in Band Camp, where flat bands become the instruments to sculpt your lower body into one lean, muscular powerhouse. Learn the patterns in Band Camp Basics, then advance to the Band Camp Booster level to orchestrate your muscles into a fat-burning ensemble 

Why Try Band Camp?  

Drum roll, please! Salute your glutes and respect the power of the band in this leg, glutes, and core extravaganza to improve your body composition, mobility, and core strength. Safely load your muscles with the flat fabric bands of varying resistance, boosting your metabolism, and trumpeting your gains in your muscles. The easy-to-follow athletic drills will have you feeling the rhythm as you build your bass. Come join the band and see your results! 

What Is Band Camp Like?  

Band Camp is orchestrated with lower body and core exercises using a flat fabric resistance band. The first half of class is standing exercises, the second half is performed on the floor. Each of the twelve exercises begins with the Band Camp Basic movement then crescendos into the Band Camp Booster, challenging the muscles even more! Then, an encore! You’ll perform each pair twice in a row so you can effectively salute your glutes! 

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Who Are Band Camp Classes Best For? 

Band Camp classes are designed to appeal to all fitness levels. From the beginning exerciser who has never taken a strength class, to the avid gym goer in the front row, Band Camp will give reps and results to respect the Band. Adding Band Camp to your strength routine will hit your leg and core muscles in a new way. Join Band Camp and become an orchestra of power and strength! 

Is Band Camp a Good Workout? 

Band Camp strengthens muscles, improves balance and stability, and sculpts your legs and glutes marching you to your glorious GAM goals humming the Star Spangles Banner! You will hear the resounding applause as you improve your: 

  • Strength. These bands mean business! In this class, your muscles are challenged at a different phase of movement vice weights or machines making the muscles come to attention like no drum major can top! You will feel and notice results in your legs, glutes, and core quickly.  
  • Balance and Core Strength. Band Camp includes unilateral training (one leg at a time) which results in twenty percent more strength gains. Balancing and stabilizing will make your core strong! 
  • Mobility. Band Camp functional exercises recruit smaller stabilizing exercises improving hip and joint mobility, reducing your risk for injury during your daily life.  
  • Safety. Load your muscles not your joints! Adding more resistance using thicker bands is safe, effective and a BOOST of fanfare for your muscles.  

How Difficult is Band Camp? 

5/10. Band Camp contains Basic and Booster moves to accommodate all levels of fitness. Drills are easy-to-follow and exercises are first introduced as a foundation exercise then boosted with plyometrics and/or balance challenges. Beginners to Virtuosos are welcome in the Band! 

How Long Is Each Class? 

Thirty minutes of sheer fanfare for your legs. Warmup without the bands, then you will perform 2 sets of each Band Camp Basic and Booster exercises. At about Halftime, you will transition to the floor and continue the Basic/Booster pattern to sculpt your legs, glutes, and core, yelling for an encore as you cooldown and stretch.  

What Should I Wear? 

Come ready to play. Typically, people wear sweat-wicking clothing that will offer ample coverage and will stay put and allow you to move with ease throughout the range of motion of exercises.  

Cross Training Gym Shoes. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes that offer support and stability as you sprint, leap and lunge during class.  

What do I need to Bring? 

Hydrate, my friend! Make sure you have plenty of water with you. Also, pack a towel in your gym bag to catch your sweat, as you will be dripping and glistening. Most importantly, bring a great attitude and smile to share. 


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What Types of Strength Classes Are Available?

Barbell Bound.

Bound for time? Bound for results? You’re bound to raise the bar in this singular workout that combines two types of strength training. Lift your way through barbell sets alternated with bound rounds and burnout sets utilizing heavy resistance bands to produce a grueling workout that will leave you unbelievably strong, focused and barbell bound. 

Barre Bootcamp.

Become a lean, mean ballet dancer in this fusion class. Inspired by ballet and strength training, this high intensity barre class targets your arms, core, thighs, and booty to help you create a long, lean dancer’s body. Get ready to feel the barre burn. 

Belly, Butt & Thighs. Bootcamp.

Focus on your lower half in this belly-busting, booty shaping, two-part intensive class that features a series of exercise combinations that target, you guessed it – your belly, butt, and thighs.  


Hang from the durable TRX® ropes to push, pull, lift, and lower your body through Spiderman moves for a total body suspension workout that also super-strengthens your core.  


This upper and lower body strength-based class utilizes heavier weights to provide a total body workout with balance, core and strength segment and chisel your muscles.  


Get ready to shake things up in this high energy, strength, and endurance workout as you shift in a circle from station to station using advanced strength equipment including Tomahawks, Sandbags and Barbells. Recover in the Epicenter with body weight exercises designed to cause tremors throughout your body. Come prepared to be moved! 

Push Point.

Explore your limits and push your boundaries in this Intense strength-based workout, alternating plyometrics and strength training. The Push Point utilizes Tabata intervals to create a rollercoaster ride of work! Participants alternate blocks of controlled lower body and heavy upper body weight training followed by the adrenaline rush of a power block of plyometric lower body work efforts and lighter upper body sculpting. Pattern the work, then PUSH it: that’s The Push Point! 


Focus on Strength, Length, Agility and Mobility and get SLAMMED in this hard-hitting high intensity class utilizing Hyperwear sand bells. You’ll slam, push, pull and drag your sand bell through a series of hardcore heavy hitting exercises designed to chisel your body and slam you into shape. 

Top It Off.

Shape and sculpt every muscle in your upper body in this two-part, heart-pumping workout. Using weights and isometric exercises, you’ll work through a series of sweat inducing exercises to tone and chisel your arms, shoulders, chest, and back.  

Looped In.

Get LOOPED IN to a great workout utilizing the Slastix Loop by Stroops. Shape and strengthen your lower body and chisel your abs in this workout that incorporates dedicated segments of lower body toning, core conditioning and explosive cardio intervals. This workout accelerates in intensity as the class progresses. Are you ready to be IN The LOOP?  

Find a Band Camp Class at a Crunch Near You 

Can’t wait to take your everyday fitness routine to the next level? Band Camp is the right class for you! Search here to find the class at a location near you!

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