Basic Training

You already know, no need to be told, going to the gym each day sure gets old.

So resolve to go AWOL from the gym this year and take your marching orders from one of these outdoor boot camp classes around the island. 

Camp Bennett
These evening beach workouts with Amy Bennett, a former Marine drill sergeant and one of Oahu ’s top triathletes, will help you finally stick to your guns when it comes to exercising. Each workout is a mix of running, calisthenics and some custom training moves she www.leichic.comdeveloped to improve her own racing performance.

Held at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base and Kailua Beach Park . For more information, call 478.3694 or e-mail

Hawaii Adventure Boot Camp
While he was in the Army, Kaneohe native Kalani Ng trained many of his comrades who needed to get in shape to pass the military’s rigorous physical fitness tests. As a civilian coach, his sunrise boot camp classes meet five days a week for a one-month tour of duty and involve all kinds of strength, endurance and flexibility drills.

Classes meet at Kailua Beach Park and Kapiolani Park. For more information, call 382-9416 or visit

Baby Boot Camp Hawaii
For those waging war on the post-baby battle of the bulge, Baby Boot Camp has sessions at five locations around the island. Cardio and strength moves incorporate strollers and all instructors are nationally certified.

Classes meet at Central Oahu Regional Park , Kuliouou Beach Park , Kapiolani Park , Geiger Park , Kapolei Community Park and Kailua Beach Park . For more information, call 689-6668, visit or email