How to Get Back Into Shape After A Long Break

Before we discuss how to get back into shape, let’s talk about what happens when you get out of shape. If you haven’t worked out for 2 to 3 months, you have lost half of your aerobic fitness. During your hiatus, your lung capacity to expand has shrunk, meaning you no longer breathe in the…

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How Long Does It Take to Reach Peak Physical Fitness?

Before you can reach your peak physical fitness, you have to define what peak is for you; it won’t be the same for everyone. For you, it may be reaching a professional level in a sport, such as getting on the Olympic swim team, or finishing a marathon, or winning a powerlifting competition. Or it…

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How to Set Realistic Fitness Goals

Setting a goal can keep you focused and help steer you toward a particular objective. However to be successful at reaching your goal, it has to be specific, realistic and achievable. For example, let’s take the goal “I’m going to go to the gym every day”. To be specific, the goal would have to be…

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7 Ideas for Fitting Exercise Into Your Working Day

7 Ideas for Fitting Exercise Into Your Working Day

Keeping fit is as much a mental exercise as it is a physical one. You either find the time in your busy schedule to exercise and stay physically active, or you don’t. You already know the mental and physical benefits that exercise delivers. So why aren’t you scheduling exercise on a regular basis?   Listed…

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5 Tips for Staying Fit While You Travel

5 Tips for Staying Fit While You Travel - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Hotel rooms, rental cars, sales calls, vacations and airplanes are not naturally conducive to physical fitness. Red-eye flights and 16 hour workdays while on the road are often required when you are climbing the corporate ladder. Vacations are intended to be stress-free, not fat-fueling endeavors of laziness.   Simply put, your physical fitness should not…

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How to Burn More Calories With Shorter Workouts

How to Burn More Calories With Shorter Workouts - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Have you seen the exercise programs which claim you can lose all of your unwanted weight by working out for very short periods of time? Well, for once there may be some truth in advertising. Physical fitness experts, doctors and personal trainers used to believe that long, drawn out exercise sessions were the key to…

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6 Ways to Stay Motivated for Early Morning Workouts

6 Ways to Stay Motivated for Early Morning Workouts - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Early morning workouts are a great time to exercise before the stressors of the day start to take effect. But after doing it a while, you might lose some of your motivation to get up and get going on your workout.   When that happens, use these 6 tips to get your engine going again:…

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5 Tips for Fitting Exercise Around a Busy Schedule

5 Tips for Fitting Exercise Around a Busy Schedule - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Are you finding it difficult to fit exercise around your busy schedule? You are certainly not alone in that regard. It seems the whole world is hectic and busy, living life at a breakneck pace which has never been encountered before. We live in a “right now” fast, faster, fastest society, in both our personal…

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4 Tips for Making Exercise More Fun

4 Tips for Making Exercise More Fun - Carlsbad Boot Camp

If you go to the gym because you think you have to, versus going because you want to, then maybe you need to put some fun into your workouts. These tips are guaranteed to make your workouts more enjoyable…     Some people are happy working out alone just listening to their music. They get…

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5 Ways You Can Benefit From Bodyweight Training!

5 Ways You Can Benefit From Bodyweight Training! - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Anyone can benefit from bodyweight training. That’s right, regardless of age, fitness level or experience; everyone can gain from doing bodyweight training. Bodyweight training has been around for a long, long time – thousands of years. Before the invention of weight training equipment, bodyweight was all people had to train with. The Ancient Greeks, Romans,…

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