Benefits of Keeping a Food Journal

Food Journaling

  Let’s say you’ve baked a batch of brownies. After they cool, you proceed to enjoy one. Then, after an hour or so, those brownies begin to sit on the counter begging for you to just have another “taste.” So you cut a sliver. Then you cut and eat another sliver an hour or so … Continued

6 Tips For Mindful Eating

Eating Mindful Dinner

  At BootCampSF in San Francisco, we understand it is no secret that the holiday season makes keeping fitness goals a challenge. Extra pounds are happy to accompany you to that holiday party followed by another… and then another. But what if you want to avoid overeating and keep the extra weight at bay?  Be … Continued

4 Nutrition Tips for anyone who hates counting calories

Nutrition tips

    To lose weight, eat fewer calories than you burn. It sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? Yet, measuring your food intake in the modern environment is anything but simple. So what if you have trouble with calorie counting? No worries — at BootCampSF in San Francisco, we believe there are plenty of other methods … Continued

10 Ways to Celebrate Your Fitness Success

Fitness Success

  The holiday season has found its way back to us yet again. This is the time of year where celebrations and parties abound. How about adding celebrating yourself and all your fitness achievements (big and small) to the list?  At BootCampSF, we understand how tempting high-calorie dinners and a night of drinks can be … Continued

Should You Exercise When Sick?

  As cold and flu season descends upon San Francisco, there is a pretty good chance you’ll catch a virus in the coming months. So how do you know when to rest versus to try and “sweat it out”? The answer is definitely no one-size-fits-all (and when in doubt, see a doctor). But there are … Continued

Healthy Fall Breakfast Ideas to Fuel Your Day

Red Flannel Hash

  Recently, we created a list of our 5 favorite healthy breakfast ideas – so now we thought we’d create a fall iteration. Fall mornings are the perfect time to slow down and enjoy the season’s harvest with a healthy breakfast. The flavors of fall have plenty of possibilities beyond pumpkin spice (who are we … Continued

What is HIIT and Why You Should Love It

Woman performing HIIT Workout in San Francisco

  At BootCampSF in San Francisco, we regularly incorporate High-Intensity Interval Training (or HIIT) into our routines. So what is HIIT? HIIT training has plenty of well-documented benefits and is the broad term used for a training technique that involves short bouts of intense exercise alternated with (sometimes active) lower intensity intervals of recovery. If … Continued

Top 4 Reasons to Work Out With Others

BootCampsSF class working out together in San Francisco

  If you’re part of the BootCampSF tribe, you’ve hopefully noticed the differences between working out with others vs working out alone. When you are alone, it can be challenging to complete a tough workout. Especially when it’s chilly or dark outside (which is often for those in San Francisco). Yet, when you train with … Continued

6 Muscle Building Mistakes

Man showing arm muscle

    The best workout is a smart workout. When building muscle — to get the most effective muscle results efficiently, you need to understand the key is knowing what not to do, what to do, and when.  In addition to losing weight, building muscle is one of the main reasons people start a workout … Continued