BOOT CAMPERS BLOG
Five simple tips to get you back into health and fitness
Categories: Motivation, Personal Training
I think the summer is officially over, I hope you had a nice time? It’s sometimes tough staying fit and healthy over the holidays, you’re routine is tipped on its head and there tends to be more social gatherings which often revolve arounRead the full story ...
Porridge good or bad?
For many porridge oats is a staple breakfast choice, it’s quick and easy, and can feel comforting too. But is it all that it's cracked up to be? In this weeks vlog, Dan talks about the good and the bad attributes to eating porridge fRead the full story ...
Is stress stopping you lose weight?
Categories: Diet, Lifestyle, Motivation, weight loss
Losing weight is easy; all you need to do is use up more calories than you're consuming right? Most of the time this is true, but quite often I work with people who struggle to lose weight by following the energy equation, for some it’s becRead the full story ...
The 6 Foundational principles of health (and the body you want)
Categories: Diet, Motivation, Nutrition, weight loss
Being overweight is purely a symptom you’re out of balance; this could be as a result being out of balance mentally, physically, spiritually or emotionally! Have you ever reached for junk food when you’re stressed or upset? This is an example of an emRead the full story ...
How to stop eating junk food
Categories: Diet, Motivation, Personal Training
Once you pop, you can't stop, when it comes to eating chocolate, biscuits, crisps, wine or any junk food for that matter sometimes will power just isn't enough. We all know that these foods are bad for our health and waistline, but why can'tRead the full story ...
Why people struggle with their health and fitness
Categories: Health, Motivation
Most of us these days have an idea of what it takes to be fit and healthy, but why do so many struggle? In this week’s Vlog, Dan discusses the importance of our values and how they influence how we spend our time and money.Read the full story ...
Three common blocking factors that could stop you losing weight
Categories: Diet, Health, Personal Training
We all know to lose weight we need to eat less and move more right? For most people this is true, but for some there could be blocking factors that are stopping you getting the results you want. In today’s Vlog, Dan reveals the 3 most commoRead the full story ...
Eat slowly for better health and fitness
Categories: Health, Lifestyle, weight loss
We're all busy, rushing here and there, trying to get as much done as possible. It's common for people to say they haven't got time to exercise, food shop, relax or eat, Dan's even had coaching clients who supress the urge to go to the toilet because theyRead the full story ...
How to take consistent action
Why is it we can be so organised and consistent in some aspects of our lives and not in others? Why do people have the best intentions with their health and fitness only to fall by the way side? How can you stop feelRead the full story ...
Correct breathing will improve your outcome
Breathing whilst exercising can be one of those things we overlook, particularly if we’re learning a new skill or it’s an intense form of exercise! It’s probably well known that breathing is important to provide energy, so habits of breRead the full story ...
Are food intolerances making you fat?
Categories: Diet, Nutrition, weight loss
Last week’s blog covered the topic of energy balance and how by following some simple steps you can avoid storing too much body fat. In this week vlog I talk about how the foods we most commonly eat could be compromising our immune system lRead the full story ...
Finding the right energy balance for weight loss
Categories: weight loss
It's well known that to lose body fat one must burn more than one consumes, but is it as simple as that? The relationship between the amount of calories we eat in our diet and the amount we burn in the body determines our bodyRead the full story ...
Eating the right carbs to burn body fat
Categories: Diet, weight loss
‘I’m off carbs’, you hear it all the time! In fact, carbohydrates are any foods that derive from a plant. Once you understand the various types of carbohydrates and the best time to eat them, you may find your body fat percentage comingRead the full story ...
Are you where you want to be?
Three Mind-set rules for achieving Well-Being The New Year naturally brings about the motivation to change; we’ve made another trip around the sun and, as the cycle begins again, we move full steam ahead, super motivated to shed the pounds and improveRead the full story ...
Time to design what you want
Categories: Lifestyle, Motivation
Think about how many of your daily habits are carried out consciously? What are your rituals around exercise and eating? Do you always sit or stand in the same place on the train to work? When you hit the gym or boot camp do you exercise inRead the full story ...
How’s your appetite
Categories: weight loss
Although I don’t believe in counting calories, it is important to be mindful of how much food we eat and when we eat it. It’s easy to go through the day without really connecting with whether we need to eat, which can lead to an energy roller coasterRead the full story ...
How’s your Digestion?
In this week’s Vlog Dan explains how low energy, poor sleep, bad skin, being bloated, mood swings, a weak immune system and excess body fat are just a few symptoms of poor digestion. It doesn’t matter if you’re eating the best organic, free range foRead the full story ...
Are there leaves on your track?
Yet another week has passed! It’s easy to let life slip by, caught up in the daily routine but are you moving in the direction you want? We’re all busy ‘doing’ stuff, but if you want to achieve better health and fitness,Read the full story ...
What’s your Life force like?
This week I wanted to drum home the importance of eating the best quality food you can afford. Let’s start off with some basic science: Organic closed cycle Essentially an organism can only be as healthy as the health of what it consuRead the full story ...
It’s time to upload a healthier autopilot – from ‘doing to being’
Is it possible to go through life without actually experiencing it? Of course it is! Think about it, from the moment your alarm goes off your thinking is catapulted into the past or future, you mind is filled with questions, what chores do IRead the full story ...