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Thad Caron leads his students through several sets of crunches at Northwest Martial Arts. Below: A students in Thad's Bootcamp class struggles through a third set of reverse crunches.

Early risers enjoy boot camp


While most Rosemount residents are snuggled in their beds, there is a group of dedicated individuals lunging, squatting and crunching their way to better health.

Up exercising at 5 a.m., the group is part of Thad's Bootcamp class at Northwest Martial Arts in Rosemount.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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