For me it depends on the site and the participants. I change the exercise for one body part at a time over the course of year. In a boot camp situation I would change a partner row (two ropes tug of war style) to a TRX row. The next week I change another body part/muscle group exercise like a push up to a high tension tubing chest press one arm at a time (really engages the core as well as the chest). Each week one muscle/muscle group (or two opposing groups) get changed until I have changed all of the sets one time through. Then the process might start over or maybe we start a brand new routine and restart the one exercise change at a time. I try to make enough of the class new enough to notice, but not so new that the benefits of any one exercise are not given a chance to be gained.
With any boot camp or resistance based exercise programing variety is important. However, so is stability and comfort. Participants need to have a few base exercises that they can just shut off and do, as well as track progress by. There is a trap in constantly changing exercises in that it can be fancy for the sake of fancy and lose an element of functionality as well as being user friendly. Small modifications and order and circuit style go a long way to creating fresh routines.
Don’t get stale, but don’t get too fancy.
And remember, just because you’ve done certain exercises a million times doesn’t mean they have or that they’re bored of them.
Hope this helps,
We never do the same workout. Each Bootcamp provides our clients an original , unique workout.
We make sure that we cover all body parts every time.
As you progress with your teaching you will build a repertoire of exercises, mix them up and get creative, your clients will keep coming back for more.