Shedding Pounds for Pups

By Matt Porter

September 17, 2012 Updated Sep 17, 2012 at 10:09 AM EDT

Endicott, NY (WBNG Binghamton) People get fit and help raise money for Binghamton Humane Society at the same time.

Positive Life Force Fitness and Wellness held an exercise boot camp for people of all skill levels

"When you're in a class like this, you're together with other people. There's that socialization and being in a group," said Kelsey Newman, trainer and owner of Positive Life Force Fitness. "It's just fun, you leave, and you feel great."

100 percent of proceeds from the boot camp went straight to the Binghamton Humane Society.

Participants say the event is chance to get outside and get healthy.

"I love it. Kelsey really challenges you," said Sarah Azzarella from Endicott. "You get to meet a lot of great people. You feel really great when you're done. It's just a really great way to get out here and have some fun."

Positive Life Force holds regular boot camps throughout the summer, if you're interested you can find their information on their website.