Beyond Masada / Giving your flab the boot
Aussie fitness guru Rella Itin is taking Israeli women, and a few men, back to basic training in the name of fitness and even a little fun.
“No talking!” barks out the slim, uber-fit Rella Itin as two dozen new recruits who signed up for a six-week intensive boot camp gather around her on the Tel Aviv boardwalk. “Do I hear talking?” asks the 33-year-old, with mock incredulousness. “Give me 10 push-ups right now!” The class, in one swift movement, drops down to the pavement as directed.