Healthy weight loss is achieved through a mix of diet (not dieting), dedicated fitness training ( aerobic and strength training) and adjustments to your general lifestyle. We can help you with two of them (diet and fitness) and encourage you in the third. There are few of us who could not do with losing a few pounds and most of us could do with losing more however this should not be done at the expense of our general health e.g. it is easy enough to undertake a diet that starves your body and eventually has an effect however there are few benefits that can be reaped from this if you are grumpy, miserable, fatigued and hungry as part of the process.
Our natural sense of justice, suggests that we should be punished for our over-eating and be miserable in our diet phase. However if we follow this way of thinking, where the diet phase brings little happiness we will begin to reward ourselves at the end of it by starting on a phase of over-consumption. To avoid this take a look at our page on diet and nutrition and the method of “dieting” we advocate.
Taking up a dedicated fitness program/Boot Camp is not easy. We all know how hard it is to start something new, especially when we know that we’re probably going to find it hard/difficult. This is where our style of Boot Camp training brings so many benefits with it. In the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces), new recruits need not only to have their individual fitness levels increased but to gel as a unit and team. We employ the same methods used to ensure that our sessions are both welcoming and inclusive. We know that if you train in a group, you are far more likely to keep training than if you have to do it just by yourself.
If you want to boost the gains from changes you make to your diet and the taking up of a fitness program then adding in some simple lifestyle changes can also bring benefits. These would include: taking the stairs rather than the elevator, building in walking to your daily life etc. On the days you don’t train with us we advocate that you do a “recovery walk”, to let your body have some time to actively recover and keep it in a state where it has to keep adjusting itself and losing weight.
A pound of body fat is equal to 3500 calories and to drop weight at a consistent and maintainable rate you shouldn’t be dropping more than this each week. This means you need to be running a calorie debt of 500 calories/day. However you may not be able to cut this all from food due to issues discussed on our diet and nutrition page i.e. you will need a certain amount of calories in order to fuel your exercise routine/Boot Camp Training, therefore keeping up some form of daily exercise be it in the form of a walk (low intensity) and Boot Camp (high intensity) makes a lot of sense.
We don’t promise miracles however we are sure that the improvements you will see in the quality of your life, in weight-loss and fitness improvements will keep you training with us. If you would like to sign up for one of our Boot Camp Training Sessions please, click here.
Boston Boot Camp Walking Calories and Distance Calculator
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