Welcome back to the 6th Annual Bootcamp Ideas Workout Competition.
The results are in! I’ve picked the Grand Pize and Runners Up and run the random picker to draw the giveaways.
I’ll write it again later, but thank you so much to those that entered and everyone who took the time to try the drills and then vote. Everyone getting involved is really what makes running this competition fun.
We had a huge variety of drills entered this year. We had virtual drills, board game adaptations, warm ups, finishers, interval sessions, KISS drills and more complicated workouts. It was really challenging to pick a winner with such variety.
As I said, the winners have been picked, but before I share them, here’s a quick reminder of what prizes were up for grabs:
Fitness Games Zone Membership:
A big thanks again to Dale Sidebottom for donating two 12 month memberships to his brand new Fitness Games Zone – an online database of over 500 fitness game PDFs.
BootCraft is a huge database for bootcamp workout ideas (except we add new ideas every week). Get access to over 350 bootcamp ideas from a range of trainers. Save time and run better workouts. A highly recommended tool for every trainers toolbelt.
All entrants got a 6 week membership just for entering! Find out more about BootCraft.
PTminder is an outstanding cloud-based Website & Mobile App that manages the day to day running of your Personal Training business. You can focus on training your clients while PTminder takes care of the admin. PTminder saves you time and money while helping grow your business.
Strategize and Launch your Blog / Social Media in 3 Days (live group course + 1:1 coach session) with Stephanie Huston:
Stephanie Huston is the founder and CEO of a creative content agency — they guide entrepreneurs to quickly and easily unlock/express their brand, then launch and maintain their blog and social media online presence through simple, automated systems and efficient processes that are customized based on each business’ unique strengths, vision, and strategy.
Daily Mission Cards – Creative Play & Movement Missions:
The deck holds seven different types of play which all represent a different colour of the rainbow. Each colour is made up of seven missions making a total of 49 missions in the deck. The 50 th card is the special rainbow magic card which can be completed as the last card in the deck or however you choose to use the missions.
Grand Prize Winner
This prize is awarded to the designer of the drill we feel is overall the best minimal equipment workout idea.
We used a combination of the community voting results plus what we feel is a unique, engaging workout ideas.
This year’s winner is…
by Ng Kai Zheng of FuelFit
Given the global pandemic and the fact most group fitness sessions have had to move online, I really admired Kai’s approach to creating a workout that still gave people a sense that they were exercising with someone else. Congratulations!
Kai has won a year of BootCraft and Fitness Game Zone plus a 1 hour coaching call with myself.
The 2 Runners Up game were crowd favourites and strong contenders for the Grand Prize. Here they are:
by Hayley Warner of Believe In Health And Fitness
Boxing workouts have been sorely missed with social distancing in effect. Hayley’s workout makes for a great boxing session either online or face to face with social distancing.
by Elka Hanglin
This drill was most voted by you! It uses a combo of strength and high intensity movements to give campers a well rounded workout. Simple, yet effective.
Elka and Hayley have each won 6 months of BootCraft to help them continue to create awesome sessions.
It takes guts to put your work out there for others to see and judge which is exactly what those who entered the competition did.
So in order to give everyone who enters a chance to win, a few years ago I started offering a random draw. These winners were picked using the Random Thing Picker.
The winners are:
- Adders and Ladders by Jules Brooks of Fitness50
- No Excuse Vacation Bootcamp Workout by Pam Connolly of Healthy Opportunities
- Text Me A Workout by Jess Voyer of Jessica Voyer Fitness
They’ll get to choose one prize from a prize pool of:
- Strategize and Launch your Blog / Social Media in 3 Days (live group course + 1:1 coach session) with Stephanie Huston,
- A set of Daily Mission Cards,
- or 6 months of PTminder.
Some drills, while not necessarily winners of prizes, still brought something special to the table so I’d like to recognise them here.
- Best Use of a Board Game: Boggle Bootcamp by Nicola Chapman
- Trainer’s Choice (the highest voted drill/workout): What Goes Up, Must Come Down by Elka Hanglin
- Brings on the Giggles: Virtual Buddy System by Ng Kai Zheng
- Easy to Teach: Ladder Mash-Up by Sarah Skoog
- Power to the Clients: Text Me a Workout by Jess Voyer
- Most Bear Crawly: Bar Crawl Bear Crawl by Cornelius Weaver
You get BootCraft, and you get BootCraft, and you get BootCraft
Everyone who entered and didn’t win a prize, still gets 6 weeks free of BootCraft just for entering.
If you’ve already got an account I’ll simply extend your next renewal date, if you don’t have an account I’ll help you get set up.
What is BootCraft? Check it out.
Winners and entrants will hear from me over the coming week (it takes me a little while to email everyone and set up their prizes, just know I’m getting to you!).
There are lots of people who’ve helped make this happen who I wanted thank and share with you here.
Thanks to everyone who tested and voted. Without you, it’s not much of a competition.
Thanks to everyone who entered the competition. It takes guts to put your stuff out there so give yourself a pat on the back.
Thanks to our sponsors for donating prizes. I only sought out quality sponsors whose stuff I’ve used before myself. Please take the time to check out their websites:
- Dale Sidebottom from Fitness Games Zone for donating prizes.
- The team at PTminder.
- Stephanie Huston, social media expert.
Previous year’s winners:
- 2019 (no competition)
- 2018 Competition Winners
- 2017 Competition Winners
- 2016 (no competition)
- 2015 Competition Winners
- 2014 (no competition)
- 2013 Competition Winners
- 2012 (2) Competition Winners
- 2012 (1) Competition Winners
Kyle Wood created Bootcamp Ideas in 2010 when he was hunting around on the internet for workout ideas. He ran a successful bootcamp in Victoria, Australia and spends his spare time managing this site, adventuring (or lazying) with his wife and find new ways to make bootcamps even better.
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