Weight Loss

Calgary Bootcamp Reveals 6 Week New Year’s Revolution Challenge Winner

By Jimmy Hartley

  Congrats Patty! You are the winner of our 2015 New Year's Revolution Challenge. Patty saw some amazing results in only 6 weeks of training with us.  Of course it's nice when there's over $700 in prizes to shoot for. Check out these results: Down 7 inches of fat Down 5% Bodyfat Increased 3 pounds of lean, tone muscle. (in only 6 weeks) For her efforts, Patty won an... »

6 Week New Years Revolution

By Jimmy Hartley

  The results are in.  We have had some AMAZING transformations in just 6 weeks. It truly is astonishing when you set your mind to something what you can accomplish.  A little focused effort, combined with the right recipe for losing fat, inches, getting stronger, and improving your health. Christine, won an Ipad mini and a $300 makeover from Sherry Reid with Mary... »

The Importance of Strength Training as You Age

By Jimmy Hartley

I've said it before and I'll say it again.  The base of any exercise program needs to be strength training. It's the same weather your goals are fat loss, toning, increased endurance, or you want quality of life as you age.  Although medical science has extended life, what is the quality for some, if not most, during the last 10 or... »

GRAINS: They’re Not as Healthy as You Think

By Jimmy Hartley

For years, grains have been touted as a health food.  Full of fiber, B vitamins, along with that "critical" carbohydrate your body needs to survive.  Well, it's what they're not telling you about what's in those grains that are probably making you VERY unhealthy.       Gluten, Lechtins, Phytates, Protease Inhibitors...did you know about these little devils in grains?     Here's the skinny on each... »

Quick At Home or Hotel Room Workout

By Jimmy Hartley

If you don't have a gym at home or a gym membership, that should not be an excuse for not getting some exercise in.  Here is a quick workout that you can do anywhere and really get a great body weight... »

Calgary Bootcamp Owner Explores if Fat Makes You Fat

By Jimmy Hartley

There is nothing I like to discuss more with people than the subject of nutrition.  There is also nothing I like to research more than the history of the current dogma that is leaving our society with obesity and diabetes.  Not to mention near epidemic rates of chronic disease, infertility, learning and behavioural problems in children. In the world of nutrition... »

Calgary Personal Trainer Reveals How To Lose Fat Without Doing Hours of Cardio

By Jimmy Hartley

In the last blog post, I explained a laundry list of reasons why you don't want to be doing steady state cardio if fat loss and being healthy is your primary goal.  In case you missed it here it is. I often ask my clients, "who has less body fat, a Sprinter or a Marathoner?" The answer I receive is almost... »

Calgary Bootcamp Owner Reveals The Exercise That Makes You Fat

By Jimmy Hartley

Hey there.  I hope you are having a great day.  I want to talk about something that drives me crazy.  It's one of the biggest conspiracies in the fitness industry. This is probably going to piss a lot of people off, but oh well.  I'm not about being politically correct, I'm about what works and why it does work. Period. Here it... »

Calgary Bootcamp Instructor Reveals Three of the BEST Fat Loss Exercises(Part 1)

By Jimmy Hartley

Unless you are a manual labourer for a living, you probably don't get enough lifting in during the day.  Performing "meat and vegetable" (not meat and potato, the potato spikes your insulin too much) exercises that deliver the most bang for your buck should be the foundation and corner stone of your workouts. However, most people do them completely wrong, resulting... »

Calgary Personal Trainer Talks About Fish Oil, Thailand, and Eating Rat

By Jimmy Hartley

Happy New Year and a healthy and prosperous 2011 to you! Heather and I had a FANTASTIC trip to Thailand.  If you've never been to southeast asia, it's somewhere that you should absolutely experience. We went scuba diving, snorkling, found amazingly relaxing private beaches with basically your own private chef. [caption id="attachment_166" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Heather giving the a-ok"][/caption] We went on a 3 day... »

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