Frequently Asked Questions
The most important things are clothing which is suitable for the weather conditions (and that can get dirty) and comfortable running shoes. Since we’re out in nature, your hands can get dirty as well, so some participants like to wear gloves.
Make sure to drink enough before coming to the training and bring a drink for afterwards. You’ll sweat a lot, I promise ☺
There are different versions of every exercise we do: for pros, advanced participants and beginners. You choose the level that is right for you. Fun is more important than doing the hardest exercises! Everything else is only a matter of time and the next training. If you haven’t worked out at all before or you’re just starting back out after a long break, the training will be hard. Since that can dampen the initial motivation, you might want to consider starting out with something a little gentler.
In order to individually adjust exercises if necessary, your trainer will ask you if you have any injuries or if there is anything else that might restrict your movement in any way before your first training. If you’re not sure if GetOut is for you at all since you have some sort of physical constraint, just send us an e-mail.
Everyone meets at the set meeting place for each park. Your belongings like backpacks, coats etc. are stored in someone’s car or in a kiosk, depending on the park we’re in. Every training starts with a warm-up which always takes place in the same spot, so if you’re ever a little late you can still find us. The actual training begins after the warm-up. During a Cross Training, we cover a total distance of about 3-4 km and stop 3 or 4 times for mini workouts. These workouts could look something like this:
- 3 times rounds of
- 30 squats
- 20 push-ups
- 10 burpees
- 100 m running
During a Ground Training, we stay in one spot and complete several workouts with the alternating foci of strength, endurance, or speed. A Ground Speed workout, for example, could look something like this:
- 4 cones: sprint from cone 1 to cone 2 and sprint back backwards,
- then the same from cone 1 to cones 3 and 4,
- take a short break, start round 2/3.
However, the workouts change every time, so there are always new exercises, and you never know what the training is going to look like on a given day.
After the last workout, we cool down by stretching and mobilizing our joints before everyone gets a hive-five.
“There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.” True to this motto, the trainings take place under all reasonable weather conditions. In case the training would pose a risk to your health, for instance, if there is a severe weather warning, it has to be canceled which is announced via e-mail. There are usually enough street lights in the park, however, the trainer always brings head lamps for the team to use.
One participant is enough. In this case the participant gets to enjoy a personal training! So far there is no upper limit either. We’ve never sent anyone home.
There is a place where we store our belongings for the duration of the training in every park. Sometimes it’s the trunk of a car, sometimes a store whose owner has agreed to keep an eye on our things.
The warm-up always takes place in the same spot, so if you’re ever a little late you can find your team there. After that you need a good nose since the routes we take are different every time.