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Cardio Fitness

5 Tips to Supercharge Your Intensity

Think you’re training hard? Think again. A six-time champion natural bodybuilder teaches you how to crank it up for insane results. by Skip La Cour Intensity. In the recipe for incredible results, it’s an essential ingredient. Cookies aren’t sweet without sugar, and your workouts aren’t worthwhile without intensity. In exercise science, intensity is defined as the amount of weight lifted for a given set. In the gym, it has a completely different meaning. Bodybuilders toss the phrase “training intensity” around like[…]

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How to lose over 800 pounds (a true story)

This past Wednesday, February 19th, my New Port Richey Bootcamp team wrapped up our 6 week Body Transformation Challenge. University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology released a study January 1st of this year that stated that only 8% of the American population is successful in achieving their New Years Resolutions. Whoa. Well guess what? I like to defy the odds! Here are our stats: 73.11% stuck to their resolution (93 started, 68 finished) 95.58% combined for over 10 bodyfat[…]

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My take on Crossfit, P90X, Insanity (FREE workout included)

Your Body Has Limits!       Being in the fitness industry and always trying to stay on the cutting edge of the latest training, nutrition and supplement buzz I do A LOT of reading. I love facts, analysis and figures. (probably from years of playing baseball and being a sports fan) Because of this, I also get a lot of questions from friends, clients and colleagues regarding the newest craze. Since starting my fitness bootcamp program in New Port[…]

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Adult Recess…The battle of Tug of War

Guest blog by bootcamper: Jamie Adcock   Derek smirks, “Hope you’re feeling competitive today” as we march up the driveway. I wondered why, not taking into consideration the rope around his neck. He’s so unpredictable. But what the heck! I’m up for anything. Orange cones are set on the ground, the rope is stretched across the sandspur laden g round.   “Warm up your hands everybody!”   I’m waiting for the “Cuz shit’s about to get real.” (But it never[…]

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Are you missing a little EXCITEMENT in your life?? (client blog)

Guest blog by LiveFit bootcamp client: Jamie Adcock One might ask one’s self, “Self, how is it humanly possible to get scraped knees without ever hitting the ground?” I’ll tell you!… Drum roll please…….. Standing Tire Obstacle Course! OH YEAH!! This course tests your agility, speed and the strength of your epidermis! Beauty is only skin deep. Who needs skin anyway?   So, you say you want to be a contortionist too? NO PROBLEM! We’ve got that covered! Step right[…]

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Robin’s Journey (a 40 something, mom of twins, leaves others in AWE!)

Guest blog by New Port Richey Bootcamp trainer: Robin I am one of those people who has always looked at other people and thought “Wow, I wish I looked like she does.” Not out of envy or jealousy, but out of wishing I had the motivation that it took to look that way. Gyms have never really been right for me, it seemed I could never stick with it. I am a forty-something, ahem, mom with a full time job,[…]

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Crazy, Stupid, Love (a client story)

Guest post written by Jamie, a bootcamp client: Wow Derek!… Just WOW!, I thought Monday’s workout was torture and unbelievably I found myself WANTING to RUN! I was struggling with these thoughts as we both know how much I absolutely LOVE to run(yeah not so much)! Last night’s workout was equally as hard, only JAM PACKED into a shorter session! Props Derek, props! Are you READY to try the madness and try 2 weeks of UNLIMITED fitness boot camp sessions[…]

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285 pounds and LOSING!! (one mom’s path to fitness success)

Guest post by a current fitness bootcamp client: I’m not even sure what to write about here as this is my first time, but here goes. I have just finished my first week of fitness boot camp with Derek. I attended two sessions on Monday, recovered a little on Tuesday, and then attended Wednesday evening, Thursday evening, and Friday morning. I feel great, though very sore in my legs. I am in a better mood with my family, faster mentally,[…]

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