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Bikini Bootcamp kicks serious butt

Bikini Bootcamp in Tulum, Mexico seriously kicks your butt into shape, but still gives you time to have fun.

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Beach circuit training also dragging 50 lb beach chairs along the sand like a cabana boy to work triceps.
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Morning Beach Blast with Kita Knight, a biophysics expert with a unique knowledge about what movement burns the most calories.
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The Amansala Resort in Tulum, Mexico is hometo the Bikini Bootcamp. Bootcamp participants reside in tree-house like eco-chic palapas that are well-maintained but quirkily rustic.
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The Beach Blast circuit training starting with push-ups along the water’s edge, planks hovering just above the water, sprints with coconuts lifted high above the head and lunges off the sides of beach chairs.
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The evening brings more workouts, among them kickboxing, pilates, Zumba, African Dance. Here is a Zumba class taught by instructor Kita Knight
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Utopia Yoga has power flow where classes are offered on a very simple raised platform right on the beach for $15.
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Yoga on the beach.
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The morning "walk" begins with a two to three mile run or walk along the beach, made palatable to those of us with a limited lung capacity by the accompaniment of Amansala’s three golden Labrador retrievers, Miel, Guero, Kisu.
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Matteo's Juice Bar is where you can get fresh juices and coffee after your morning workouts. All meals are included in the camp cost and consist mainly of locally sourced fruits like papaya, mango and pineapple, vegetables and local steamed fish.
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If you don't want to do Bikini Bootcamp you can stay in any number of smaller hotels like the super chic Coqui Coqui, starting at $375 a night.
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Bikini Bootcamp kicks serious butt

Bikini Bootcamp in Tulum, Mexico seriously kicks your butt into shape, but still gives you time to have fun.

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