Wellness | Derek Kuryliw - Part 3

Wellness

Wellness

If it doesn’t CHALLENGE you, it doesn’t CHANGE you! (Transformation Tuesday Success Story)

Sometimes getting started is the hardest step towards any successful endeavor. There are always so many hurdles, obstacles, injuries and blah, blah, blah….just a bunch of EXCUSES!! Excuses are usually derived from fear of the unknown or fear of stepping out of your comfort zone. Unfortunately in most cases, what is ‘known’ is not right and it is what has gotten you into your current situation. In this past year, working with Sharon has made me grow as a trainer[…]

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Great things don’t come easy (Carolyn’s Transformation Tuesday Story)

Guest blog post by Transformation Tuesday feature Carolyn Broom: Starting bootcamp was a chance happening, barely planned, and strongly recommended by my great friend Kathy. With medical and personal events having “mis”-shaped the previous two years of my life, I realized that I was in need of a change, but I would have never have thought about bootcamp as the source. I chickened out on the first “planned” night, but made it in on Tuesday, at the end of September[…]

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How to CRUSH your goals (fitness/life/health)

“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time” Zig Ziglar once said. We all know from personal experiences that this is right. What some people don’t know about me is that I was a Culligan Man in my early 20’s and something I’ll always remember is water moves in the path of least resistance. Guess what? Humans move in the path of least resistance too, toward ease and comfort. One day spills into the next, and many of us[…]

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Fat Flush and Detox “Spa Water” (Easy Detox, quick recipe!)

I know many of you it is a struggle to drink “plain” water! This a great alternative to combat dehydration, flush out the fat and flatten that belly! Fat Flush and Detox “Spa Water” Ingredients: 3 limes 2 lemons 3 cucumbers 1 bunch of mint 1 gallon of purified water Use a pitcher that can hold a gallon of water slice all lemons limes and cucumber, add to pitcher with cold purified water (regular is fine too!) Lastly remove the[…]

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Better than I’ve EVER been (a mom’s fitness journey)

Guest blog written by Transformation Tuesday winner Alice Monteleone: My Journey Growing up I was always very tiny. I didn’t gain weight, so working out wasnt something I even had to worry about. I have never been the “workout” type. Then I met my future husband Mario in 2002 and I don’t know what happened other then we were “happy”. Over the first few years of our relationship I gained 50 pounds 🙁  Once we got engaged we started “Dieting” and[…]

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Hate Cooking Dinner on Mondays? (10 minute protein packed meal)

Guest blog post by Michelle Kuryliw (aka “the wifey”) So the other day, I was NOT in the mood to cook dinner! Sometimes when trying to cook healthy, I hit a dead end. So I fought against going the easy route and getting take out. I grabbed my lap top and googled healthy recipes for chicken and beef. Well I came across a gem of a recipe! SUPER easy, QUICK, and best of all, great muscle building food! Total recipe:[…]

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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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5 Tips to Reduce Soreness and Increase Recovery Time

Last night’s bootcamp workout was epic! A 30 round battle of no rest, leg blasting, lung stretching and endurance boosting challenges. The most common question I’ve been getting this week is, “how can I get rid of all this soreness?” One of our new members said he hasn’t been able to touch his face since Monday’s pushup workout!! (Sorry, but not sorry) 🙂 There are a million and one things you can do including anti inflammatorys, hot showers, epsom salt[…]

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