Operation Bootcamp Service Tribute

In the upcoming months Operation Bootcamp will be paying tribute to our armed forces, law enforcement and emergency services by dedicating every class in each month to all branches of service. Every new month will begin by completing the Initial Strength Test of that month’s chosen service and every workout that month will be geared […]

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What are macros?

Macronutrients are molecules that our bodies use to create energy for themselves – primarily fat, protein and carbs. They are found in all foods in varying amounts, measured in grams (g) on the nutrition labels.  Fat provides 9 calories per gram.  Protein provides 4 calories per gram.  Carbohydrates provide 4 calories per gram.   When you’re trying to lose weight or achieve another […]

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Warm-Up With Chili!

Made with turkey instead of beef, this low-calorie chili, is perfect for a Sunday tailgate party or a low-key night at home with the family. Don’t be intimidated by the lengthy list of spices — you should already own a few of them, and they all add to the delicious flavoring of this beloved seasonal […]

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Staying on track during the Super Bowl

Staying on track during the Super Bowl Don’t throw all of your hard work away by pigging out on bad-for-you foods while watching the big game! Try these winning tips so you can enjoy yourself! The average American watching the Super Bowl on Sunday will consume 1,200 calories and 50 grams of fat from snacks […]

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Why does my personal trainer have me perform a certain number of reps for one exercise and a different number for another?

Each trainer takes into account your goals and develops a program geared towards reaching them. When building muscle is the objective, strategic periodization is necessary when developing your program. The goal is progressive overload – the most important law in strength training. Progressive overload simply means that your doing more overtime. For example, you could be adding […]

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Which is truly more beneficial?

When it comes to setting up your weight loss or muscle building diet and figuring out how many meals you should eat per day, take into consideration the amount of overall calories you should consume. TEF (the Thermic Effect of Food) is the process by which the body burns calories through digesting food.  Every time […]

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How much cardio should you do in a week when trying to gain muscle?

Based on the level of NEAT -how much cardiovascular exercise needed will vary with each person. NEAT is Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. NEAT is the energy expended for everything we do that is not sleeping, eating or sports-like exercise. It ranges from the energy expended walking to work, typing, performing yard work, undertaking agricultural tasks and […]

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Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — that you […]

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4 Tips to Surviving Thanksgiving

For many of us who are working towards a healthier and fitter version of ourselves, the thought of racking up a billion calories during Thanksgiving dinner is enough to put us into a panic. However, by making smart choices while indulging a little, it is possible to enjoy the holiday without regret. The family at […]

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*Client of the Week*

Client of the Week

Jada Blitz Gym Client of the Week

This week’s shout out goes to Ashley Czechowski! Here is a little bit about Ashley’s journey My fitness journey is a bit different. I have always loved working out and have done it since I was a teenager. I started lifting about two and a half years ago and decided about a year ago that […]

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