The Benefits Of Fitness In Your Forties And Beyond

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The following post was writing by Dr. David Smithson, Birmingham bioidentical hormone doctor. Dr. Smithson is part of the BodyLogicMD national network of bioidentical hormone doctors, who use a more natural hormone replacement therapy to help individual achieve natural hormone balance. When it comes to fitness and aging, there is a common misconception circulating - many people believe that as they age, fitness becomes less and less important and more and more impossible. This concept could not be further from the truth. Maintaining physical fitness throughout the lifespan is extremely important and can improve life throughout each decade. On the other hand, older individuals who have never worked out, but are considering adding physical activity to their regimen, will reap greater benefits than more youthful exercisers. Exercise is one of the few ways you can turn back the clock naturally from the inside out. In your teens, twenties and for the most part, thirties, your body … [Read more...]

Fitness Bootcamp – What To Wear At Your Winter Bootcamp Classes


Even in the winter your fitness bootcamp sessions will be taking place outdoors.   Therefore it is vital that when attending any of your sessions that you wear clothing that is appropriate for this time of the year.   It is only about wearing the right kind of clothing it is also about how you dress too ensure that you remain healthy when you are exercising when the weather turns colder or wetter.   In this article we offer a few guidelines to help ensure that when it comes to what to wear when exercising when the weather isn’t so great.   1.  The clothes that you choose to wear are ones that shouldn’t make you feel warm when you are leaving your home.   Ideally you should be looking to wear clothing for exercising in that will keep you warm but won’t make you too hot that you start to sweat a great deal.   2.   You must make sure that you have provided adequate cover for not only your hands but also your ears and nose.   What you must … [Read more...]

Fitness Bootcamp – Cross Trainers Are A Good Investment

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When you are involved in a fitness bootcamp workout not only is it important to wear the right kind of sports bra and clothing, but also the right kind of footwear.   Most people will just pull on any kind of trainers without thinking about what effect wearing them could have on their feet.    In fact the best type of footwear you can wear when taking part in a fitness bootcamp workout are those known as cross trainers.   In this article we will explain a little more about what cross trainers are and the pros and cons of wearing them.   Plus we will also explain a little bit about the key features yours should come with.   This type of footwear is given its name as they can be worn when carrying out a variety of different activities.   So of course they are capable of being able to “cross” from one activity to another without the need for you having to take them off and put another pair of trainers on.   However these aren’t the kind of trainers you … [Read more...]

Fitness Bootcamp – Selecting The Right Clothes

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How To Go About Selecting The Right Clothes For Fitness Bootcamp   When you are deciding what to wear to a Fitness Bootcamp workout you shouldn’t be going solely on what is currently in trend.   What you need to remember is that the clothing you wear when exercising is the type that isn’t designed to make you feel more comfortable, but to actually prevent you from becoming uncomfortable whilst you work out.   By selecting the right kind of clothing to wear at a fitness boot camp will ensure that you are protected from injuries caused by chafing or the elements.   So there is less risk of you getting blisters for example.   So in order to help you choose the right kind of clothing to wear we offer some tips below you may find useful.   Tip 1 – What Material Should Your Clothing Be Made From?   The most important thing that needs to be considered when deciding what clothing to wear when exercising is how effective it will … [Read more...]

Fitness Bootcamp – How To Select The Right Kind Of Sports Bra

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When it comes to exercising you wouldn’t wear a pair of jeans or flip-flops would you?  So it is important that when exercising you wear the right sort of bra.   Any sort of physical activity you perform including the exercises you do at a fitness bootcamp are strenuous and will cause your breasts to bounce.   Unfortunately by wearing a normal bra you won’t provide your breasts with the support that they need.   If your breasts aren’t provided with the right level of support when exercising then eventually they may begin to stretch and sag.   This will only cause you discomfort when exercising.   Plus also your breasts are going to rub against the skin surrounding them and possibly each other so that this could in turn lead to you suffering from pain where chafing has occurred.   Wearing a sports bra will ensure that issues like this can be avoided, plus a good one will help to ensure that moisture is wicked away from your skin.   Of course with so … [Read more...]

What To Expect When You Go To Fitness Bootcamp

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Have you begun to notice that your workouts at the gym don’t seem to keep you as motivated as they did?   Do you find that you are struggling to even get your gym kit together?   Well if you are now may be the time to consider signing up for a fitness bootcamp.   This type of workout has become extremely popular in recent years and is down to the fact that it is much more challenging.   Okay the name is somewhat intimidating but as you will soon discover there really isn’t anything to lose other than those extra few pounds you may have gained.   So what can you expect from attending a Fitness Bootcamp ?   1. Well firstly never expect to be doing the same workout over and over again.   This type of workout involves a great deal of variety, as you are required to complete a number of different exercises.   Some of which require the use of equipment such as dumbbells, jump ropes and resistance bands.   2.  Secondly the way in which … [Read more...]

Fitness Bootcamp – Do Some Research First

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Attending one of the many fitness bootcamps available today is a great way of losing weight quickly.  However it is still important that you do some research into the various ones available so that you can choose the fitness bootcamp  that is right for you.   This will help to ensure that you then get the most out of it and will help you to achieve your goals.   In this article we cover some of the things to be looking at when you do your research.   1.  The first thing you need to understand when it comes to comparing various different fitness bootcamps is they may not always employ the best instructors.   When looking at what the bootcamp has to offer look to see what training the instructors have undertaken and what qualifications they have received   Often what you find with these types of fitness bootcamp exercise programs that have been set up by a local fitness instructor is that they obtain materials regarding setting up such a business.   Then they … [Read more...]

Fitness Bootcamp – Warming Up Routine For Women

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Fitness Bootcamp – What Is Involved When Warming Up   Today more and more women are choosing to sign up to a fitness bootcamp designed specifically for them rather than going to the gym.   These particular workouts can take place either a couple of times a week or 5 times a week.   As well as helping to tone and tighten muscles they of course help to burn off unwanted fat.   Although the main workout is crucial so is the warm up as well.   However you shouldn’t mistake this aspect of the workout for stretching even though it is very much an important part of the warm up.   The warm up is designed in such a way to help raise your body temperature by 1.4 to 2.8 degrees Fahrenheit.   So your body will be better prepared for the vigorous types of exercises you will then need to carry out as part of a woman’s fitness bootcamp.   As you will discover the warming up session is made up three parts.   The first of these being the general … [Read more...]

Fitness Bootcamp – Try a Tyre Flip Workout


Want to add a bit of variety to your Fitness Bootcamp? Try this workout to spice things up. Got an old truck tyre or some car tyres? What about some marine rope? If you don't ask around. Go to your local marine store and ask about thick ropes. One of the staff might have some. For car/truck tyres, go to a mechanic that specializes in upgrading tyres. They have to pay for someone to take their old tyres away so they should be more then happy for you to take them off their hands free. Tyre Flipageddon Goals: Muscular Endurance Duration: 1 hour Equipment: Mats, Cones, Truck tyre, Car tyres, Battling rope, Kettlebell Warm Up Jog to exercise area. Have clients run single file and lead them into a circle. Have them stop and do exercises periodically or change direction. Continue for 6-10 minutes. Concept Set up the four drills below (or four of your own). The tyre flip drill will be the time keeper. That means that when the group flipping the tyre finishes, all groups rotate … [Read more...]

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