An extra-large fitness class? A shortage of equipment? No problem at all! Kathryn McKenzie discusses bootcamp-style fitness classes that use the most important tool you can use in a group setting – your body!

In This Episode

1:00 – The surprising way Kathryn got started in the fitness industry

1:45 What to expect from Kathryn’s sessions at canfitpro Winnipeg

3:15 – Why bootcamps and circuit training continue to be popular

4:50 – How to keep a non-equipment-based bootcamp class interesting and creative for participants

6:00 – Kathryn’s preferred variation on teaching bootcamps

8:00 – The most creative ideas Kathryn has seen incorporated into a body-weight bootcamp class

9:00 – Kathryn’s advice for those looking to set up their own bootcamps

Catch Kathryn at canfitpro Winnipeg with her amazing session Surefire Body-Weight Bootcamp!


Kathryn McKenzie is a health and fitness expert who owns Surefire Fitness in Winnipeg. A multi-sport athlete, she earned her Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Bachelor of Education degrees at the University of British Columbia. She is a best-selling author, an enthusiastic workshop presenter, a Woman of Distinction Award nominee, and a 2-time finalist for Canadian Fitness Professional of the Year. She helps people become healthier by challenging their current thoughts and expectations and by encouraging them to eat well, keep moving, and have more fun! She loves sports, enjoys travelling, and believes that pizza should be an official food group.

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