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Festive boot camp beats the bulge

In the midst of stuffing season a festive fitness boot camp called Smash the Fat is helping women trade in their sweaters for spandex.

Smash the Fat is often performed outside, using nature as an obstacle course

Smash the Fat is often performed outside, using nature as an obstacle course

This year, 16 clients with burning ambition have enrolled in Smash the Fat, a community workout invented in 2010 by personal trainer Sian Thomas. The programme consists of a month long camp, where gentle exercises and a sense of communal fun make for a jolly good time.

jump200“Some of my members fear this time of year as they know there is so much temptation around – like mince pies, cake and chocolate,” says Sian.

“The programme is a great way of keeping on track and staying motivated with friends,” she remarks.

“Fundamentally, it is about enjoying your life in a positive environment.”

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