Fancy firing up your fitness regime? Why not boost up your motivation and make the most of the great outdoors with a brilliant bootcamp. From getting fit with friends, beachside sessions and riverside runs to marine missions and feel-good foodie inspiration, here are some of our North East favourites that will have you fighting fit in no time.


Taking fitness and turning it into an adventure. Join Northern Bootcamp for muscle-toning, calorie-burning days out in the North East. The One-Day Bootcamps are a brilliant way to mix up your fitness regime, with a jam-packed schedule of one-to-one sessions, creative coaching, motivational training and a wide range of exercises made to encourage and excite. Whether you’re a gym buddy, a keen runner, a weight trainer or none of the above, these bootcamps are sure to get your heart racing for all the right reasons. The team at Northern Bootcamp will tailor your session to suit, so if keeping fit is new to you, then this is the perfect place to start. The activities vary session by session but include circuits, boxing, obstacle courses and team adventure challenges to name but a few. Looking for something a little different? Northern Bootcamp also host archery sessions as well as taking fitness-fanatics canoeing, mountain biking, kayaking, abseiling and orienteering. What’s more? You’ll be out and about enjoying the stunning scenery our region has to offer – and we can’t think of anywhere better to be working out. There’s nothing a bit of fresh air, exercise and a healthy diet can’t fix. They really have thought of everything here… check out the Bootcamp Kitchen cookery book providing feel-good recipes for a healthy lifestyle fresh from the kitchen of Northern Bootcamp. Expect brilliant breakfast smoothies, super-food salads, good-for-you snacks and guilt-free desserts.


Give your body a bit of love and ‘Witness The Fitness’ by the coast. With a inspiring selection of bootcamps and fitness programmes suiting everyone from the fitness freak to the beginner and the bootcamp boss, this hub of all things healthy in South Shields is definitely one to look out for. Whether you’re booking up to lose some weight, tone up or just improve your all-round fitness, this one’s perfect for you. Checking in at a regular bootcamp can also help reduce blood pressure, decrease the risk of heart disease and lower the risk of diabetes. So it’s an all-rounder when it comes to feel-good fitness. The lovely Louise understands the importance of looking and feeling good both inside and out. And with that in mind, she has massage services and personal training sessions available too – if you’re looking for something a little different. Train mean, eat clean and get lean… and top it off with a rejuvenating massage for that feel-good factor.


Go above and beyond with MarineFIT. Founder and chief instructor, Steve Bannister has been through Royal Marines training, successfully passing his Officer Selection training and currently serving as a Lieutenant in the Royal Marines. The people of North Yorkshire can now benefit from real Marine-style bootcamp in Harrogate. Steve’s vision is: “to bring a fun and functional element of training to Harrogate. Sharing some of my experiences from my training with the Royal Marines for all members to enjoy”. These premium, outdoor bootcamps are perfect if you love a challenge – pushing  your body to the limits and reaching goals session by session. It’s the ultimate ‘Martines’ workout with an innovative twist and the sessions are designed to physically and mentally challenge you. Combining individual activities with team building exercises, you’ll continue to reach both your personal and group goals, taking you one step closer towards improving your overall health and wellbeing.


Check in at one of David Fairlamb’s fitness classes for a bit of beach bootcamp. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, tone up, build up strength, improve your aerobic fitness or fire up your stamina, then this one’s for you. You’ll look and feel better – and you get to enjoy a worthy workout on the stunning sands of Tynemouth. Beach Bootcamps run on Saturday and Sunday mornings for a weekend workout and on Wednesday evening if you’re looking for a bit of post-work fitness mid-week. You can also join the Tuesday and Thursday morning ‘Wakeup Workouts’ to inject a bit of feel-good in to the start of your day. All David Fairlamb Fitness sessions are held on Tynemouth’s Longsands Beach – regardless of the weather – so here’s no excuses here! You’re in it to win it. To put your body to the test and to get the results you’re hoping and looking for. Participants shouldn’t be scared of the word ‘bootcamp’ though, it’s a fun, beach-front training session that’ll give you that feel-good factor and will have you feeling fine in no time.


Start the weekend with a bit of body-love at Aspire Personal Training. Tees Barrage Way, Stockton-on-Tees is where you need to be for an early morning, weekend bootcamp. The guys here certainly know how it’s done – they’ll give you a good work out and you’ll leave feeling as fit and as fabulous as ever – the perfect way to kickstart any weekend. These cardio-based workouts and fun and fulfilling. Working all your major muscle groups and giving your body a bit of high intensity exercise first thing on the morning, it’ll most definitely wake you up. The team will also offer clients nutritional advice to keep the health-kick going long after the session. It’s about working out, joining in the fun and embracing the lifestyle. Start your weekend on the right foot with Aspire’s inspiring morning bootcamp workouts.