by jay on 20/07/09 at 10:47 am
I know they expect me to be there and I will be missed if I do not show up. In our group there are ladies that are incredible athletes that set the bar and give the rest of us something to reach for. Then there are ladies like me that took 20 years off in their workouts that still have quite a ways to go.
You’ve heard it once - you’ve heard it a million times! YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT! I wanted to share some huge success stories with you - my fellow boot campers!
As you know - we are running a 9 week Boot Camp Challenge on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas! We have just finished up week 5. [...]
Running Intervals, or sprints with intermittent rest periods, burns three times as much fat as running slow, consistent speeds, according to new research from the University of New South Wates, in Australia. This is a 6-week plan to rev up your body’s natural fat afterburners.
Start by taking a baseline measurement of your endurance at high [...]
If you are experiencing mild depression or anxiety, studies show that aerobic workouts such as walking or jogging can significantly improve your mood. Give it a try, what do you have to lose, expect weight and depression.Full Story
Jay and Lin are all about accountability and long-term lifestyle change. Sure, you can do the same things in the class on your own and without any equipment….but will you? Not likely. You’re paying for so much more than the trainers. The group motivation and “battle buddies” are the key factors for success, and worth every penny.Full Story
Two weeks, 8 sessions and a diet change in I feel great. I am constantly sore, I think I have a wicked case of shin splints, my bank account is a little smaller, but mentally and phsically I feel a ton better. Plus, this weekend I went clothes shopping for spring and my normal size feels baggy. I don’t want to speak too soon but I think I have lost an inch off my waist.Full Story
But this little 1 hour boot camp made me want to puke. I found myself sand-bagging half of the exercises, trying to blend in so no one notices I suck, constantly checking my watch, and hiding behind girls. After this session, however, I thought, 1) I need to do more pushups. I suck for a dude. And 2) I’d rather go run hard for two hours than do anything else with Jay (that’s a compliment).Full Story
Because of the positive attitude and self confidence you gave me, the breakup with my (now ex-)fiance was not as heart-breaking as expected. Thank you, personally for indirectly helping me through one of the hardest times in my life.Full Story
It is a spark in the mind, no matter how the body feels. Through all the hard times of job hunting and telling myself that I will find that job, boot camp has been the inspiration to keep my chin up!Full Story
C-grade carbohydrates are those that are processed or sweetened slightly, but are, for the most part, still made from a whole grain. Starches that are processed (white rice) also get C’s because although they are complex carbohydrates, they are rapidly absorbed and stripped of much of their original nutritional value.Full Story