COR Boot Camp Philosophy

Boot camps are a unique experience at COR. Our sessions focus on overall health, injury prevention, goal attainment, enjoyment, and community building. Each boot camp session begins with 15 minutes of injury prevention/rehabilitation, followed by a dynamic warm-up to heat up the body. Once each individual is warmed-up, COR boot camps provide a systematic, closely monitored program ranging from resistance training, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), oxidative (aerobic training), balance training, team building, and much more. We finish each COR boot camp with a cool-down, relaxing and energizing the body. COR instructors will utilize their knowledge in biomechanics, orthopedics, physiology, and kinesiology to ensure a safe, effective, efficient workout.

The COR boot camp offers complimentary monthly screening and goal setting, ensuring goal achievement and injury prevention. This session helps us individualize our programs even in a group setting!

Our Boot Camp Coaches

Dr. John Mullen

Dr. John Mullen

Dr. John Mullen, DPT, CSCS is a World renowned expert and speaker in sports training and rehabilitation. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at USC, as well as the Josette Antonelli Division Service Scholarship, Order of the Golden Cane, and the Order of Areté. At USC, he also performed research on swimming biomechanics and lung adaptations in swimming training. Dr. John has worked with multiple professional and Olympic athletes, helping them earn Olympic medals. His dedication to research and individualization spurred him to open COR in 2011. Since 2011, Dr. John has been featured in Stack Magazine, Swimming World Magazine, Swimmer Magazine, USA Swimming, USA Triathlon, Swimming Science, and many more.  Before his Doctoral program, Dr. John swam on an athletic scholarship at Purdue University. At Purdue, Dr. John was an Academic Honorable Mention All-American and was awarded the Red Mackey Award and R. O. Papenguh Award. He also won the Purdue Undergraduate business plan and elevator pitch competition, as well as 1st prize with the Indiana Soy Bean Alliance. <span class=”accent-5″>Dr. John was born in Centerville, Ohio and was a 24-time high school All-American Swimmer. Dr. John is still a swimmer and holds a Masters swimming World and Pacific Swimming Record.

cor boot camp group hike at the dish
COR boot camp on a hike
Coach Chris Barber

Coach Chris Barber

Coach Chris Barber is a foremost expert in sports training, body composition enhancement, and application of biomechanics for performance. Chris is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF) and with United States of America WeightLifting (USAW).  Chris graduated with a B.S. at Concordia University in Irvine, CA.  He writes extensively on health, fitness, and sports, being featured in various sports magazines. Chris started as an Intern at COR in December of 2012 and has moved his way up to the Director of Personal Training and the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at COR.  Chris has been devoted in help everyone strive to achieve their goals.  Through the past 3 years Chris has developed a Kids Athletic Development Program and High School Strength and Conditioning Camps.

boot camp instructor Chris Barber
Coach Chris Barber personal trainer and boot camp instructor educating clients at a workshop

What to Expect

  • Please arrive at your appointment with your paperwork completed (you can download it from here).
  • You will be seen for the coach.

On the first day, you’ll be oriented with our routine and what to expect. Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes early to finish paperwork, meet the coach, and receive instructions on what to expect.

What Should you Bring?

Please bring the following to each visit:

  • Comfortable clothes, allowing the therapist to access the area (and surrounding areas) being treated. We suggest a t-shirt and shorts.
  • Paperwork on the first visit.
  • Water

Towels are provided at the facility.


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COR: 3530 Lochinvar Ave. Santa Clara, CA 95051

The facility is a 1,600 square foot gym with equipment provided. We also offer complimentary towels and shower services.

Successfully Addresses

  • Body Fat Removal
  • Hypertrophy
  • Speed Training
  • Power Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Work Training
  • Balance Improvement
  • Goal Setting
  • Much More!

Helpful Resources and Frequent Questions

Q? How long will each session last?

A. We’ve found 60 minute session maximizes effectiveness. The hour is broken into the following:
  • 10 minutes of injury prevention and rehabilitation, which is created from your monthly private screen.
  • 10 minute dynamic warm-up
  • 35 – 40 minute main exercise routine (M-W-F individualized strength training, Tu/Th/Sa Aerobic or Anerobic training)
  • 5 minute cool-down