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Recipes: Cajun Shrimp

Thursday August 23, 2018

Don’t skip the shrimp!

This cajun shrimp recipe is off-the-chain fantastic! The spices remind you of delicious traditional Southern cuisine, and it’s topped off with a savory cilantro dressing. Serve with some fresh veggies and/or grains for a full meal!

The real treat here is how nutritious these shrimp are. They’re low in calories, carbs, and sugar, and high in protein. Plus, you’ll grill the shrimp on skewers, which is healthier for you than frying them.

Shrimp has never looked—or tasted—this good before!

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Workout of the Week: Tank Top Tabata!

Wednesday August 22, 2018

Are your arms tank top ready?

If you want arms that look amazing without sleeves, then this tabata workout is exactly what you need!

Not only do strong arms look good, but they also help you perform everyday movements, such as lifting heavy groceries or pushing a wheelchair. Put simply, strength makes life much easier on you!

Once again, tabata workouts are simple. You’ll perform 8 rounds at each station. Each round consists of 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. Pace yourself and do your best!

Ready to tabata and tone your arms?

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Workout of the Week: Bodyweight Business

Thursday August 16, 2018

Get down with some bodyweight business!

Today’s workout is made up of all bodyweight leg exercises. No dumbbells. No confusing machines. You just need yourself to get started!

This is another freestyle time trial! Use your phone or a stopwatch to record how fast you can get through this workout. Rather than compete with others, try to best your own time and focus on your own progress!

What kind of bodyweight exercises do you enjoy doing? Let us know in the comments below!

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Workout of the Week: Tabata Around the World!

Friday August 10, 2018

Tabata, or not tabata…that is the question.

Today’s tabata workout is a full body experience. You’ll start with some abs, then hit your arms, and finally work out your legs for a sweet 3-in-1 deal!

Just a refresher: Tabata workouts feature 8 rounds of work per station. Each round is 20 seconds of maximum effort, and you rest for 10 seconds in between rounds.

Not sure you can keep up the pace? Don’t worry! You can go at your own pace; just make sure your form is always on point.

Let us know how effective this workout is in the comments below!

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You Should Sign Up for Boot Camp If You Do One of These 3 Things…

Thursday August 09, 2018

Do you carry your heavy purse up a flight of stairs every day, or push a stroller through the park on Sunday afternoons, or walk back and forth all day making sales calls?

Whether we realize it or not, activity is a part of all of our lives. That means most people are actually closer to jumping into fitness than they think!

Let’s list off a few daily activities that translate to boot camp. Let us know if you can think of any others in the comments below!

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Workout of the Week: Long-Lasting Legs!

Wednesday August 01, 2018

Yes, you can age gracefully!

That starts today, even if you’re in your twenties. The key is in strengthening your legs!

Take the time to build strength in your legs and you’ll be on your feet for years to come. While all your friends are slowing down, you’ll still be hiking, biking, and walking circles around them.

Again, the best fitness is that which is sustained over a long period of time. When you invest in your health long-term, you extend the clock on your life, and you get to do more of the things you love

Start with this leg workout, then fit in leg day 2-3 times a week. Do that, and you’ll feel unstoppable—in body, in mind, and in everything else! Read More…

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3 Bodyweight Resistance Exercises That Flat Out Work

Monday July 30, 2018

Ditch those janky old weight machines. You don’t need them to get in a great workout!

In fact, all you need are a few bands and yourself. Simple enough, right?

Bodyweight resistance training is a hit in boot camps nationwide. Rather than mess around with overcomplicated machines, people want something straightforward and effective. It’s why more and more people are switching from big box gyms to boot camp programs.

So where do you start? Here are a few bodyweight resistance exercises to try the next time you work out.

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The Great Debate: Should You Cut Down on Carbs or Fats?

Thursday July 26, 2018

Today we settle one of nutrition’s longest standing debates. Should you cut down on carbs or fats? Both get a bad rap, but which one is worse for you?

Here’s the surprising answer: it’s all up to you!

Yep, really. That’s what nutrition expert Jason Phillips says.

Jason Phillips, founder of iN3 Nutrition, has been instrumental in transforming Fit Body Boot Camp’s nutrition program. One of the things he teaches is the simple formula for creating a diet—including how to manage your carb and fat intake.

Let’s take a step-by-step look at this formula. Try to plug in your own dietary preferences as you go through each step!

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Workout of the Week: The Morning Body Burner

Wednesday July 25, 2018

You know the drill: wake up, roll out of bed, and get your butt to work.

Ok, if only it were that easy. Luckily, there’s a way to snap out of your groggy morning mood—it’s doing a full body workout!

Activating your body in the morning does wonders for your metabolism and energy levels. After  a great workout, you’ll feel alert, awake, and engaged for the rest of the day! That is, as long as you don’t go too hard and burn yourself out.

No more slow mornings, when a large cup of coffee is your only hope of getting anything done. It’s time to wake up, work out, and live up to your fullest potential!

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Recipes: Beet and Citrus Salad

Friday July 20, 2018

Hungry for some citrus-y goodness? Then try this beet and citrus salad!

This recipe is green, yet it’s anything but bland. The flavors of the beets, grapefruit, and mandarin oranges tango together in perfect symphony. You won’t find this intense a wave of flavors in most other salads!

Add in some olive oil and apple cider vinegar for an extra kick of acidity, then top it off with pistachios for added texture.

Ready for the ultimate green dish? Here’s how to make it…

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