Bootcamp

The weather is finally co-operating and it is getting hot quickly! Here are a few tips for exercising in the heat. Wear sunscreen on your face, neck and hands! Bring a spray bottle to cool yourself down when those burpees suck the life out of you. Pack a little towel or wristband to...

Many life experiences (meals, movies, laughs, shopping, travel, etc.) are enhanced when shared with others. Why then, do so many people choose to make fitness a solitary mission? Exercising as a group has many health and additional benefits for each person in the group as well as for the group...

Honey, it's COLD outside! You'd never know there are only four weeks until Spring! During this cold snap, keep the following tips in mind. Bring Gloves. Not the cheap $1 ones either. Some good, insulated gloves. In fact, leave a pair in your car. Wear Chapstick. Go buy a pack...

There is nothing nicer than coming home from bootcamp to a fresh batch of breakfast bars and a hot cup of coffee! This is a delicious, quick & easy breakfast that can be varied, using different fruit, different types of milk and even different grains! Kind of like Excuses. They can be varied too. Here are the top...

How long have you been coming to bootcamp? Are you still using 5lb weights at class? In the world of fitness, there is something called ' The principle of progressive overload' which means: 'In order for a muscle to grow, strength to be gained, performance to increase, or for any similar improvement to...

We often get asked this question during class so here are some wonderful ideas to help you make healthy decisions. If you are doing the 6am class, have 1/2 a banana before class if you need to. Chances are you will be getting up at 5:30 so eating too much within that...

Stuck in a Rut? Finding it hard to keep exercise a priority? Remember these 5 key tips to help you stay focused. Create a 'community' of friends with the same goals as you - The chances of you skipping a workout is much less if you have people to be accountable...

Did you know many people get injured because of ill-fitting or old runners? Be sure to replace them every 5-6 months even if you think they still look new. Runners have built-in 'shocks' that wear down over time (after about 500km or so they are done)....

If you’ve been in any Survivor Bootcamp session, you’ve definitely been exposed to both squats and lunges, the quintessential leg exercises. While you undoubtedly hate one of these two movements (especially when they become part of a compound exercise – like the squat part in a burpee), both squats and...

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