Category Archives: Fitness Boot Camps

Thunder Rolls and Lightning Strikes (Not what you think)

Get ready for a storm… It’s time for THUNDER AND LIGHTNING! In terms of fitness, I use the phrase “Thunder and Lightning” to describe something called complex training (different than complexes we posted earlier, CLICK TO LEARN MORE) where you alternate between a heavy strength training exercise and lighter, unloaded power training exercise for a […]

Complexes: The Simple Way to a Burn Belly Fat

I have always found that success leaves clues so I obsessively study the methods of the many great coaches and business minds out there- I find it fascinating. One thing that I keep seeing time and time again in my research is the KISS principle: Keep It Simple Stupid I love this concept and I firmly strive to apply it […]

Increase Core Stability with Carries

Sandbag / Dumbbell / Kettlebell Carry for Increased Core Stability   The ability to develop great spinal stabilization is vital to be functional through daily activities, and developing dynamic core rigidity is one of the most important components to achieve this.  One of the easiest exercises you can use to develop dynamic core stability is […]

Angel Drops Workout with a Twist session a Success

On Wednesday, August 15th, we had our second chance to lead Angel Drops summer program, Workout with a Twist held at Texas Music Theater in San Marcos, Texas. This was such an amazing group personal training session with 22 people on hand to benefit Angel Drops. The following video is what went down during this […]

Selecting a Meal Replacement

What does it take to select a good meal replacement for breakfast? I was recently doing our weekly grocery shopping when I went down the supplement isle to grab me a container of PB2 (more on this later) when I noticed a gentleman looking at the Ready to Drink (RTD) protein shakes HEB had in […]

Shock Your Body with Ladder Intervals

As you probably already know, the typical interval workout features a single interval protocol with a static work and rest period.   For example, a 30-30 interval workout consists of alternating between 30 seconds of work and 30 seconds of rest with a 1:1 work to rest ratio.   Is there anything wrong with this […]

Undulating Periodization to Boost Fat Loss

We’ve got a great month of boot camp workouts coming your way. We’re alternating between 3 different workouts this month during the Monday, Wednesday and Friday session, each workout using a different interval protocol to best keep our bodies guessing and work every muscle quality throughout the week. Workout A features the 20-40 Beast Circuit […]

Top 10 Safety Checklist for Fitness Boot Camps

This post was initially sent out in 2009 to bring awareness to selecting a fitness boot camp.  Three years later I believe the information is true to selecting a fitness boot camp, group personal training program, semi-private training, or one-on-one personal training. Fitness Boot Camps have been a growing movement in the fitness industry for […]

Alcohol And Fat Loss (part 2)

OK, so I mentioned in part 1 how alcohol will slow down your fitness journey. That’s just how it is! BUT, let’s try to forget about its’ low nutritional value and the fact that it gives you a beer belly.   It turns out, in a study of more than 18,000 men, Harvard scientists discovered […]

Alcohol And Fat Loss (part 1)

For some it is hard to avoid Saint Patrick’s Day without the “Alcohol,” especially the GREEN BEER! If you know me, you know that I am a big advocate of a balanced lifestyle. I preach moderation NOT restriction. So, let’s talk a bit about our friend “alcohol” and its impact on fat loss.   Alcohol […]

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