Favorite 5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

  If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, shouldn’t you be treating it as such? At BootCampSF, we encourage boot campers to make their own breakfasts versus reaching for a high-sugar cereal. Here are a few of our favorite recipes that are simple and add variety to your healthy diets.     … Continued

4 Simple Ways To Start Eating Healthier

  For some of us, eating healthy always seems just a bit out of reach. This can be frustrating and lead you to feeling discouraged. But you should never be too hard on yourself — especially in this age of fast food that screams out to us especially loudly when we are overworked and exhausted. … Continued

5 Tips to Staying in Shape While Traveling

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Does staying healthy, strong, and fit while also having amazing adventures (or taking a stressful work trip) sound impossible? Well, it’s not. Everyone wants to enjoy local food, go to parties, and live in the moment while travelling. At the same time, you don’t want to lose the fitness progress you’ve made over the last … Continued

5 Milk Alternatives for Your Child

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Having your child diagnosed as lactose intolerant can be tough. Especially since dairy is such a valuable part of a balanced diet. We get most of our calcium and vitamin D from dairy products — which are essential to bone growth. Milk is also packed with other nutrients such as protein and potassium making it … Continued

Benefits of Sports Massage for Bootcamp Athletes

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At BootCampSF we train you the way coaches train athletes. Each day is a different workout, and includes a combination of cardio training, cross-training, and strength training. BootCampSF workouts are designed to constantly challenge your body in unexpected ways, and this can often result in sore muscles — especially if you’re new to training. So … Continued

Sports Drinks vs Water — Which is better for you?

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Fitness experts remain undecided about the effectiveness of sports drinks after exercise. Some experts believe they’re too full of sugar to do any good, while others claim they’re an effective way to replace bodily fluids lost while working out. What do we think? Well, it depends. Let’s dive deeper into what sports drinks are and … Continued

Importance of sleep after BootCampSF wakes those muscles up!

Importance of sleep, Rest and recovery, muscle recovery

BootCampSF utilizes a wide variety of exercises resulting in a satisfying total body workout. This means you will need to take special care in training-recovery which includes getting a good night’s rest. Sleeping well after you exercise makes your muscles and tissues stronger and helps prevent fatigue and injury. Your muscles learn to adapt to … Continued

Importance of Good Balance

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We’re all searching for balance in our lives. Balanced minds. Balanced diets. Balanced work lives. But have you thought about the importance of having a balanced body? A good sense of balance is critical to preventing injuries and accidents. At BootCampSF, we carefully consider the types of exercises used in our programs to make sure … Continued

Watermelon: Post Workout Muscle Soreness Prevention

Oftentimes, BootcampSF is a high intensity workout and you may feel the effects a few days after the workout is over. Muscle soreness is common, but with proper rest, recovery and nutrition, it can be eased and sometimes eliminated. Watermelon is an excellent choice to help relieve muscle soreness due to the high content of … Continued

The benefits of circuit training: torch calories without getting bored

Circuit training, much like we practice in boot camp, is an excellent way to keep your workout interesting while maximizing calorie burn and fat loss. We work outside during our BootcampSF workouts, which gives you the added benefit of soaking up the sun’s rays to boost Vitamin D and put you in a good mood. … Continued