We cater for women of all shapes and sizes, from fitness enthusiasts to beginners, and nobody is left behind or asked to do more than they are capable of.
How does it
Monday to Friday over a four week period
1 hour a day – morning or evening
Unlimited sessions which you can mix and match to suit your schedule either on a camp to camp basis, or with the Adventure Me debit order option
From cardio to toning abs, arms, legs to pilates or circuit training. No day is the same.
Unlimited flexibility with the ability to train nationwide
From fitness enthusiasts to beginners of all shapes and sizes
No joining fees for either our camp to camp option or our Adventure Me option.
What to bring:
Mat, small weights (1.5-3kgs), water bottle, running shoes & a towel
Select your days according the weekly schedule
Upper body and core
Cardio and legs
Upper body and core
In order to make sure you stay interested everyday is different. We offer varying routines and body focus sessions – no chance of getting bored.
Improvement in centimeters, weight loss and reduced body fat. Keep yourself motivated as you monitor your progress in the Camper Zone, or sign up and start tracking your progress.
Wendy-Joy loves life and has made fitness activities part it from a young age, 'I can't help myself, it's in my genes.' She participated in swimming, cross country and medium distance running during her high school years. After matriculating and spending a year in a touring, missionary music & drama team, she settled back in Cape Town to study Drama and Dancing. During this time she also participated in many musicals, often choreographing and directing them. Later she started participating in running and cycling road races and she has completed a number of 2 Oceans Ultra Marathons, two Comrades Marathons, Argus Cycle Tours, Duathlons & Triathlons. In 2006, she qualified as a Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor and she is ABC's Trainer Manager, ensuring that all our instructors give you the best workout you deserve!
Leandri De Beer
Leandri would describe herself as a very hardworking and determined individual, who is always in the pursuit of bettering herself through knowledge and aiming for perfection. She participated in athletics from a young age and her love of sport runs in the family – her father is an athletics coach. She always had a ton of questions for him regarding training and why he did things the way he did, and in her quest for knowledge, she realized that the best option for her would to study Sport Science at varsity. Packing a punch with both a BA degree in Sport Psychology and BA Honors degree in Sport Science, Leandri feels that people spend too much time inside at a desk - they need to experience the fresh air and movement every day! Something not many people know about her - she secretly enjoys crochet, knitting and drawing. Her health tip: Don’t try and aim for perfection, just try and better one thing at a time. This will create lasting good habits that will help you achieve your goals with greater success. Always find a balance. You need to keep yourself happy so find things to do to promote just that!
Bonnita is an active, lively individual, with a zest for life and she loves being on the move, always looking for new challenges and ways to improve. She participated in athletics, netball and swimming but found her true calling in the fitness & exercise arena and so decided to pursue this passion. She specializes in the basic science of exercise foundations, body conditioning, spinning, aerobics, athletics, Zumba, power boxing and step. She is a qualified Fitness Trainer at HFPA, where she also keeps updated with the latest trends and improvements in the fitness industry. Qualified in deep tissue massage and recover massage too. She believes in overall wellness, spirit, mind & body. She has also gained knowledge in the area of nutrition and believes a healthy lifestyle includes a balance of good nutritional habits and exercise. She is passionate about helping others and thrives on motivating and seeing goals being reached through her input. She's a motivator, an encourager as well as a great believer in team work and you are always guaranteed a great laugh in her presence!
Lee-Ann de Jager
Assistant Trainer: Talitha Breytenbach
Talitha is as energetic as they come! With countless sports to her name like ballet, netball, hockey, tennis, cross country, Latin and ballroom dancing, triathlons, cycling and road running, she is one tough trainer. She started off teaching spinning classes and then went on to get a sports degree in Human Movement Science. She believes in not only exercising hard but training efficiently. She has worked with athletes who are preparing for ultra endurance races such as Comrades and Iron Man and aims to coach her campers into being the best they can be.
Assistant Trainer: Karin Buys
Working in the corporate world, Karin decided to follow her passion for fitness and study Basic Exercise Science, Group Training Instruction and Sports Nutrition through HFPA, in the hope that one day she would be able to do what she loves full time. Her belief that a healthy body is vital to a healthy spirit ensures that whatever she does involves a lot of passion and drive. She loves the fact that ABC gives women the opportunity to reach their goals in an environment where they can have fun with trainers that inspire and help them. While she believes working hard and challenging yourself is key, it is equally important for women to give themselves a treat every now and then - it won't undo all the good they've done during training!
Assistant Trainer: Suret Louw
Suret is a bubbly, focused and creative person who enjoys modern dancing, ballroom dancing and long distance running. What inspires her is seeing a woman that cares for herself and looks after herself; a woman that has made peace with her body and focuses on staying healthy. This inspiration, along with her love of the outdoors and working with women, makes her a wonderful addition to the ABC team! Suret is a qualified Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer and also has a degree in Psychology – another passion of hers.
Chene comes from a highly competitive sporting background, having played provincial hockey and taking part in various athletics events, it came as no surprise that she chose fitness as a career. Her university years were spent studying BComm Sports Management and a honours in Sport Science which led her to working with girls at a private school in Johannesburg as Girls Sports Coordinator and later as Head of Sport at a private school in Durban. Another passion that she incorporates into her classes, that is sure to make it as fun as it sounds, is dancing. She danced semi-professionally for an elite sport dancing group for a number of years and besides that, she still currently plays hockey, action netball and coaches a number of other sports. She even attends Adventure Boot Camp as a camper herself! ABC has changed the way she looks at fitness and she aims to inspire other ladies to achieve their dreams, no matter how big or small. As she always says: “Dreams are always a size too big and that’s so we can grow into them.”
Marlize is a breath of fresh air and is constantly looking for new ways to deliver her exercise routines in an adventurous and inventive way. She absolutely loves keeping fit and sees the benefit of empowering women through fitness. Having completed plenty of aerobic marathons, this energiser bunny knows how to make fitness fun and exciting. As a qualified Therapeutic Reflexologist, Preggi Belllies instructor and Personal Trainer, you are sure to be getting the best guidance and support you need to keep you not only looking great, but feeling fantastic. Her enthusiasm, generous nature and sincere love of health and wellness are sure to rub off at every class, leaving you energised and inspired.
Adriaan is not just passionate about exercise and he thrives on seeing the joy people get from the hard work they put in. He loved athletics and rugby but was inspired to start a career in fitness when he fell in love with his wife. She was already in the fitness arena and she also loved sport. He decided the corporate world was not for him and so followed his passion to become a Personal Trainer. He started at Virgin Active but soon found himself craving fresh air and the freedom of training outdoors and so he ended up at ABC. His tip for handling stress is to have a great workout and most importantly to plan and prioritise often. His secret weapon when it comes to getting and staying fit is to be constant in what you do - “don’t start something you won’t be able to do for the rest of your life. Quick fixes always end up being the long route. If you live healthy the weight loss will follow.”
Jason is an outgoing, life loving and sports fanatical family man. Sports and fitness have been part of his life since a very early age and has taken him all over the world, giving him valuable experience. He has represented Eastern Province in both cricket and soccer! At the age of sixteen, Jason left his home town in Port Elizabeth to start his career as a footballer in Cape Town. Since then he has represented South Africa and enjoyed a long career, playing at the highest level. It is his sporting lifestyle that has helped him discover his passion for helping others achieve their goals. He obtained his exercise science qualification through HFPA in 2006 and has many years of experience working as a personal trainer as well as four amazing years working as a Commando Boot Camp (CBC) trainer.
Simone loves life, laughter and fun. Having been involved in the fitness industry for many years and planning to be a part of it for as long as she can, Simone has achieved Springbok colours for Netball and Western Province colours for Athletics. She also played and coached in England for four years and is a very keen marathon runner. She obtained her Personal Training and Group Training qualifications through ETA and went on to do further studies in Nutrition, Spinning and Aqua. Being a mother of three, she knows how important it is to exercise and to look after yourself, your children, your loved ones and all those around you! She believes that her purpose and mission in life is to add value to the lives of others, to bring out the best in people and to help them achieve any possible goal.
Barbara is an energetic and enthusiastic trainer with experience designing and monitoring fitness programs to accommodate client’s needs and requirements. She is results orientated, with a passion for developing stamina, a healthy lifestyle and a sense of wellbeing. The part of Barbara’s job that she finds most rewarding is seeing her clients not only improve their fitness, but also gain self-confidence as their bodies change. She believes that all health and fitness is rooted in a proper foundation of core strength and muscular flexibility. Having been overweight herself, and knowing what the road to health involves, makes it easier for her to understand what her campers experience and need!
Systematic with a definite sense of fun and imagination, Paul will get you moving in ways you didn't think were possible. He sees training as a way to create something new and interesting with every exercise. And with a degree in physical theatre and a love of movement born from his passion of Parkour, your training environment will come to light with new possibilities that are both fun and challenging. Paul has been a personal trainer for the past 4 years, obtaining his certification from ETA and a parkour coaches certificate from Parkour Generations based in the UK. With his unique vision and training style that are in line with the Adventure Boot Camp experience, exercising will no longer become a chore, but rather a form of enjoyment.
Johan is a positive, fun and motivated person with a passion for results. Fitness has been a part of his lifestyle from a young age as he participated in sports like running, rugby, tennis, karate and more. Now, with being a father of two, he knows even more what value there is in having a healthy lifestyle. He likes to spice up his workouts with fun and effective exercises so you can rest assured that you will never be bored or unchallenged in his presence! He initially studied Electrical Engineering but decided to change his career to fitness because of his active lifestyle and his passion for helping others achieve their goals, so he obtained his qualification through the Bodyline Fitness Foundation. After working in the fitness industry for over 14 years, he grew tired of training at different gyms and wanted to find the perfect place to help people - that’s how he landed at ABC!
Darren is a fun-loving, easy-going individual who believes laughter is the best medicine. At school, he achieved his colours in swimming, rugby, athletics and water polo, earning himself an honours blazer. He has also been involved in Kung fu, kickboxing and mixed martial arts, and has competed all over the country, as well as in Thailand. His philosophy on fitness is that good technique will show better results in less time. Darren is inspired when people reach their goals through hard work and dedication. He handles stress by exercising and what he loves about ABC is that it provides ladies with an opportunity to realise their potentials as well as to de-stress, bringing about a healthier, happier individual. He completed a 3 year diploma in Sports Management through UJ as well as a certificate in Sports Massage and a diploma in Exercise Science (Personal Training) through HFPA.
Ray is a dedicated, fun loving trainer who is always keen for a challenge. Born and raised in Durban, he grew up playing as many different sports as possible, including hockey, cricket, ruby and boat sailing! He is a self confessed fitness fanatic so he loves to train and go mountain biking whenever possible. Ray turned this passion into a career when he majored in Sports Science and Business Management through UKZN. Ray’s secret to a happy lifestyle is one that many others would do well to strive towards to: balance. He certainly believes that being able to train women in a fun, outdoor environment contributes to this! What inspires him is seeing people achieve what is said to be impossible and his best advice when it comes to achieving a healthier lifestyle is that firstly, your goals have to be your own and secondly, it takes a lot of hard work! “If looking fantastic was easy then everyone would look it.”
Michele is a loyal, reliable, determined and fun loving lady who knows everything there is to know about camp as she attended ABC for two years before becoming a trainer! She loves the fact that ABC is for women only, which means we don’t have to worry about ‘whether our bums wobble or if we’ve shaved our legs’. Michele has a Diploma in Exercise Science and Personal Training through HFPA and can think of nothing better than doing what you love for a living. She is a self-confessed ‘hippy’ who recycles absolutely everything that she can and when she is not at camp, Michele spends time mountain biking with her boyfriend.
Kerrie started doing sports at a young age. Today, she prefers rock climbing and playing tennis and she even has a sky diving license! Her secret to a happy lifestyle involves making time for the small things in life that make her smile. She loves being outdoors, meeting new people and making the most out of her body and she draws her inspiration from people who know who they are and follow their dreams no matter what happens. Kerrie believes that balance and patience are the keys to fitness and weight loss. She points out that one shouldn’t only focus on the negative side - saying no to yourself might even have a positive effect and make you feel strong and in control. Group fitness being her first and favourite qualification obtained (through HFPA), she immediately became interested in working with ABC when hearing about it from a family member. Considering every part of the body and being meticulously designed, Kerrie believes ABC is the perfect work out for every woman.
Dustin is an energetic person who loves to keep active and stay healthy. He has worked in various gyms through the years as an instructor, on the weight floor, in the aerobic class and at the pool. Although he works full time in the corporate world, keeping his long time love for exercise as fun work, after hours, has always been important to him. He believes it’s important to remember that it’s not how muscular or how fit and strong you are, but rather how healthy and well you are. Being a father has reminded him more of that in recent times. ABC’s style of safe exercise outdoors has inspired him a lot and he believes it offers a great variation of exercise from regular gyms. He is looking forward to getting onto the field and helping fellow campers achieve their goals!
Jason is the type of person who meets challenges head-on rather than sweeping them under the rug and hoping they go away. He considers himself highly motivated and very good at what he does, but he also realises that there is always room for growth and improvement. Jason loves what he does, and it’s contagious! His passion for fitness, and everything that relates to it, makes him the perfect addition to ABC, coupled with his enjoyment in assisting people with the knowledge and tools to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Jason has numerous qualifications, including Diplomas in Fitness and Pilates through ETA, and a Certificate in Group Exercise from HFPA.
Lauren da Silver
Dynamite really does come in small packages. At 1.49m tall, Lauren is full of energy and passionate about helping others achieve their fitness goals while enjoying the journey. Residing from the Goodwood area, Lauren has qualified in BSc Sport and Exercise Science,BSc Honours Bio kinetics from the University of the Western Cape and completed her ‘Learn to Swim’ instructor course through WPA. She spends her time hiking, swimming and reading with her husband who inspires and motivates every aspect of her life. Her advice for campers wanting to get fit and lose weight; set realistic goals and always remember that self-control and moderation is the key to any successful journey.
Prayer and exercise – those are the tools Lorren uses whenever facing a stressful situation. She describes herself as fun, focused and results orientated. She doesn’t only enjoy seeing her own goals being achieved, but she thrives off watching others achieve theirs too. She did her first camp in the Northern Suburbs a few years ago and fell in love with the ABC brand. She describes the brand as being “a phenomenal tool that helps ladies achieve their physical and mental goals whilst having fun and working hard at the same time”. However, don’t let this outdoorsy girl influence you; her all-things-fitness exterior is amongst the endless list of achievements on her track record. From a degree in Theology, coupled with a Marketing and Advertising Diploma, she also has her Level One in Exercise Science and Crossfit Coaching, is a LesMills GRIT Instructor as well as a Functional Trainer. We were curious to know what her secret to living a healthy and happy lifestyle is - We should’ve guessed after having found out that she plays the guitar, piano, drums and she is a vocalist. Her secret – BALANCE! Her belief is that we need to be developing ourselves in every area of our lives, spirit, soul and body and in that way we are assured of a happy and healthy lifestyle.
Davena describes herself as being controlling at times, however we like to say that there is simply nothing wrong with ‘taking the bull by the horns’ when necessary. She says she simply likes to take charge of the tasks that are handed to her with passion and enthusiasm so that she completes them in an excellent way. She is originally from Richards Bay but moved to Durban in 2009 and has loved it ever since. She now resides in Westville and is currently engaged. She has her Bachelors in Sport Science, at the University of KwaZulu Natal and Diploma in Coaching Science, at ETA, Durban.
Davena has found a sense of security through her love for fitness. For a long time, she struggled with her image but it was training with her friends that she found to be challenging (in a good way), it taught her how to love herself again and discover the enjoyment of life. The fitness industry inspired her to live a healthy lifestyle and this has transformed her life. She loves how ABC is so inspiring and motivating to women. “This different environment allows for women to feel comfortable and know that they are not alone on this journey of theirs and that they get motivation from both me as the Trainer and their friends.” Her best advice to her campers would be to not rush the process, hard work takes time but always pays off in the end if you believe in the process and follow the plan.
Anri de Kock
Anri is energetic, creative and always ready for a challenge. Her hobbies include swimming, rowing, mountain climbing and spending quality time with her family. She loves the outdoor concept that encapsulates the ABC brand and decided to join because she has a passion for being active and being a part of a community of people who are all striving to live healthier and fitter lives. For one year Anri worked as a Personal Trainer on a cruise ship, seven days a week. She describes the experience as an eye opener in which she learnt so much about life and the meaning of working hard. Anri has her Certificate in Personal Training from ETA in Boxing, Boot Camp, Pilates, First Aid Level 1 and she is a Spinning Instructor at Virgin Active. Her advice to her campers would be to train for 3-5 times a week, eat healthy, fresh food, drink 6-8 glasses of water and get 6-8 hours of sleep a night. Live a balanced lifestyle and feed your soul with fun times with your family and friends.
A qualified personal trainer with a competitive nature and overall love for fitness who is inspired by those that achieve and overcome obstacles against all odds. Jason enjoys spending majority of his time training in the gym and inspiring people to become fit and healthy. Married with two kids, Jason believes that the best way to conquer stress is too train harder. He also has a hidden talent for being an amazing pianist. Jason believes that the key to a healthy body and a healthy mind is the balance between fitness, some weight lifting and nutrition.
Originally from the small town of Knysna, Happiness speaks true to her name & radiates positive energy where ever she goes. She is a qualified Personal Trainer, sports conditioner, EMS trainer & sports masseuse. She has always had a love for everything exercise from athletics to soccer and enjoys unwinding to music after a long busy day. Happiness is inspired daily by life, love & laughter & she would love to inspire women from a variety of backgrounds. She believes that the key to achieving your goals is consistency - everything takes time.
Colleen du Toit
Colleen is a mother of two daughters, a world traveling adventure seeker, a talented closet ballet dancer and an fitness enthusiast with 8 different fitness qualification, Colleen is here to show you that there is always time for fitness, family and the things you love. She is fun, positive and energetic and has a broad range of qualification ranging from Personal Training to Zumba level 1. Colleen believes that it is important to teach others and your children the value of exercise in your life. Her advice is simplistic – ‘ Just stay moving, enjoy everything in moderation and love your body, be grateful for all it does for you.’
Yolande is fun, loud and enthusiastic, with a passion for helping women to feel good about themselves. Yolande has always had an interest in fitness but always had a dream to help women feel better about themselves. She came across ABC Camp after seeing a group of ladies having lots of fun and decided she wanted to be part of this environment. Yolande herself was once a camper and is now a qualified personal trainer. Her story of turning what she loves into a career is truly inspirational. She believes that by eating right and training consistently you’ll achieve the results you are aiming for. Her key to a happy lifestyle is to always have a positive mindset & to respect and appreciate the people around you.
Christopher comes with a lot of passion for people and fitness, as a qualified personal trainer he loves to inspire those around him to start their fitness journey. His decision to become a trainer was to help people grow, overcome their obstacles and to help them reach their full potential. On his time off he loves music, more fitness, reading & learning. In the words of Christopher the key to success is to “Choose a real goal and commit yourself 100% to it. “
Leandri JV Rensburg
An enthusiastic, fun and bundle of laughter best describes this kind hearted Pretoria lady. Born and raised in Hometown Polokwane in Limpopo, Leandri ventured to Pretoria for the city life and followed her greatest passion of fitness and wellness. Leandri completed her Diploma at ETA as an exercise specialist, specializing in training children, pregnant women and elderly. She continuously strives to increase her skills and has managed to also gain a level 1 certificate from the cycle pro academy for spinning. Besides the love for her husband and dog, Leandri feels that a good combination of training, laughing and loving keeps her the happiest. Her advice to all her campers is to be patient, keep going and keep coming back.
Masego is passion driven, disciplined and a talented individual who aims to be a better version of herself. Masego has always loved everything about staying fit and will bring her experience and passion to motivate you with your goals. She has her Higher Certificate in Personal Training & Sports Conditioning - HFPA, Group Fitness - Fitness Professionals, Spinning - Johnny G, Certified Pre and Post Natal Specialist - Preggie Bellies SA, Pound Pro - PoundFit UK. Masego believes the key to achieving your goals is to commit to the program, stay focus and trust the process.
Lene is an energetic, vibrant, warm and friendly trainer who has a great love for fitness and the great outdoors. She is a qualified personal trainer, Pilates, boot camp and boxing instructor and will make your training an all-round experience. When Lene isn’t working, she loves to take on the trails for a jog or goes into her more creative side with painting. Her belief is that there is no quick fix and if you want to start, start now!
Shownees is a wife of 15 years, a mother to two boys and a secretly talented swimmer and ex drum majorette. She is a chatty & bubbly lady who absolutely loves the outdoors. Her life showcases that nothing can stop you to be the best you can be, she suffered from a chronic illness & with inspiring stories from others that didn’t give up, it helped her on her own journey on recovery. She is now a qualified PT helping you to achieve the unthinkable. Shownees believes that the key secret to achieving your fitness goals is understanding that 100% effort with healthy eating goes hand in hand with fitness. “Preparation is key. If you do not prepare to eat healthy you will set yourself up for disappointment.
Dandricht is a charismatic and passionate fitness professional who prides himself in being dedicated to others well-being. Along with a qualification from Trifocus Fitness Academy, Dan also has a National Certificate in Fitness to his name. Dan enjoys being active and living a healthy lifestyle as sports and fitness have always been part of his regime being in a variety of sports teams growing up. When Dan isn’t dedicating his time to helping others achieve their fitness goals, he is working on his own fitness goals and paving his way to become the next best body builder. Dan also makes time for his DJing career, which may be his best kept secret as not many people know about this talent of his. Danricht will be sure to keep you on your A-game and won’t let you forget that consistency is key!
Milano is your sporty go-getter who never backs down from a challenge. Her love and passion for nature and the outdoors has set her up for an amazing adventure with Adventure Boot Camp. Milano has always loved being active and naturally gravitates towards living a fit and healthy lifestyle. When she is taking a break from being active, Milano loves spending her downtime with her family and friends, who she holds very close to her heart. Not only is she family orientated, but she is driven too, being in her final stages of completing her degree in Human Life Science. All-in-all Milano is here to remind you that the only thing standing between you and your goals is your level of determination and she will be sure to bring that motivation day in and day out at boot camp!
Originating from Queensburgh in Durban, Yvonne is a lover of exercise and prides herself in being healthy and motivated. Yvonne is not only a Qualified Personal Trainer and swimming instructor, but also a qualified Pre-School Teacher. When Yvonne is taking a break from training, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors. Being the new personal trainer for ABC in Pinetown, Yvonne is here to push you to be healthy and succeed in achieving your fitness goals. She urges you to never forget to trust the process, make healthy choices and exercise and all good things come in good time!
Rudy van Breda
Sporty, focused and dedicated are just 3 of the many words used to describe Annemie. With a passion for fitness, there is nothing stopping her in helping people achieve their fitness goals one day at a time. When Annemie isn’t dedicating herself to other’s and their goals, you can catch her outdoors catching a wave or mountain biking. She does enjoy some downtime indoors doing some writing or taking it easy through a yoga flow. Annemie will have your back all the way and won’t forget to remind you that your body is a temple and you should always treat it right with a balanced lifestyle. She is waiting for the next challenge and can’t wait for you to get on board with her!
Adventurous, passionate, encouraging and not to mention SPORTY is what Nelia Harding is about. A qualified Biokineticist and Strength and Training Coach, Nelia has a passion for all thing’s health and wellness, more specifically Women’s health - so passionate, she wrote her master’s thesis on the Body Image of Females. Nelia will be sure to keep you on your fitness game by reminding you to stay consistent and positive as no good things come from negative thoughts! As said by Nelia herself, “Fitness is all about consistency. It is a lifestyle. Find what you love and keep doing it”.