What is HIIT and Why You Should Love It

  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

6 Muscle Building Mistakes

    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

5 Hidden Reasons Your Workout Progress is Being Stunted

  Making progress towards your fitness goals means hard work and dedication, but it also means working smart and staying analytical of your routine. Every workout has a lot of moving parts, and your diet is going to play a big role in your overall success. Here are 5 hidden reasons why you’re struggling with … Continued

Best Strength Equipment For Your Home 

  BootCampSF understands if you can’t make it to a BootCampSF class every day. But that doesn’t mean you have to skip your workouts completely. Having strength training equipment in your home sets you up for success when it comes to long-term fitness. But none of us want to purchase workout equipment just for it … Continued

5 Favorite Food Blogs with Healthy Recipes

  Healthy eating can often seem like something that’s a challenge to get around to doing. “I’ll start tomorrow,” we often tell ourselves. Because like many things that require planning and motivation … sometimes it just seems too challenging. Well, it doesn’t have to be. Plenty of great, easy, and most of all healthy recipes … Continued

Sports Drinks vs Water — Which is better for you?

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!

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

Meal Plan Like A Pro

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “meal plan”? Is it a stack of plastic Tupperware filled with identical meals of chicken and sweet potato? Is it a tattered page out of your notebook with words like “salad” or “oatmeal” on repeat? Is a confusing app on your phone that you downloaded … Continued

3 Tips For Making Resolutions That Stick

If you’re the type of person who keeps making the same resolutions year after year, then this post is for you. Here are 3 common problems that keep your New Year’s resolutions from getting accomplished and how to fix them. They’re too general: How familiar does “get healthy” sound when Jan. 1st rolls around? The problem is that this goal is way … Continued

How To Become A Morning Person

Are you the type of person who enjoys waking up early? Do you feel energized and productive in the morning?Or are you a snooze-5-times and don’t-talk-to-me-for-30-minutes type? If you struggle in the mornings, there are some proven ways on how to become a (happy) morning person. 1. Get Fresh Air: The famed “breath of fresh air” … Continued