Jamaica Gleaner / Fitness guru Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn showed why she is one of Jamaica’s world-renowned Olympians on Saturday, when she took The Gleaner ‘s Fit 4 Life team and guests through an intense boot camp that left everyone sweat-drenched, with every muscle in their body begging for mercy.

Starting at 6 a.m. at her state-of-the-art Life Fit Training Centre on Red Hills Road, St Andrew, even the most seasoned fitness buff had to grit their teeth to endure the hour-long session.

Thankfully, when it was all over, Fit 4 Life’s fitness coach Marvin Gordon took the participants through a series of stretches to loosen up and relax those aching muscles.

After a short break and cool down, where participants got to sample treats from sponsors Foska Oats and Blue Diamond Almond Milk, Gordon tested each person’s fitness endurance with a series of challenges that were not for the weak-hearted.

Of course, only the fittest of the fittest survived, earning prizes like gym membership at Life Fit, gift baskets from Chas E. Ramson, Active Fitness bands from Asafa Powell, Fit 4 Life T-shirts, and Gleaner -branded merchandise for winning each challenge.

Indeed, it was a fabulous morning and a perfect way to start the Saturday.

Over the next 11 weeks, look out for The Gleaner ‘s Fit 4 Life team coming your way on a Saturday morning. Come join us as we journey to a fitter life.

This Saturday, we head to Jacks Hill Community Centre, Jacks Hill Road, St Andrew to work out with the St Matthews Walkers.

Check out the highlights from Saturday’s boot camp.

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