“The perception of bootcamps”
The stereotypical perceptions of “bootcamps” are normally seen as an extremely physically demanding week away, being trained by former military instructors as if you were in the armed forces. However let’s face it, you sign up to a bootcamp to lose weight or get fit, not to become an infantry soldier!
We at Legends take a more unique approach to our bootcamps.
1. Create a calorie deficit
If you are serious about losing weight, it is important to understand the fundamental rules for weight loss, and this in my opinion is the most basic rule which everyone should know;
‘If you burn more calories than you consume you will lose weight’
Here is an example of how to lose 2lb’s per week…
We all want to have a good set of abs for summer but the six-pack myth of just doing sit ups every morning will not give you the results you desire. A lot of people think that doing the same abdominal exercise will make the fat disappear! This is not the case. Everyone has a six-pack but it just needs to be revealed, this can be achieved if you concentrate on your diet combined with a good abdominal routine.
It’s been recommended that (on average) woman should eat 1250-1750 calories per day for men 1300-1800. This should be broken down as follows, 50% Proteins, 30% Carbohydrates and 20% Fats
A few tips to get you started on your way to achieveing this years beach body
The key to gaining that perfect body is not through doing one of the following: watching what you eat, performing cardio or hitting the weights, it is a combination of doing all of these together.
This applies for men and woman and during this article I am going to tell you why this is, starting with breaking the fundamentals down into 3 bite size pieces.
Studies show that the nutrients in blueberries can help improve your night vision. The nutrients help your eyes adjust to darkness and promote faster restoration of visual acuity after exposure to glare. Blueberries also contain anti-inflammatory properties.
2. Olive Oil
Olive Oil contains monounsaturated fats which can help in lowering the risk of heart disease and cancer.
The TRX suspension trainer allows you to train each and every muscle in your body using just your own body weight.
This system allows you to perform each exercise in a controlled fashion and acts as an excellent aid in training your core stability due to your core muscles having to engage during every movement.
The TRX suspension Trainer is small and compact and be used in a gym environment or in the great
Strength training has been shown to reduce body fat, increase basal metabolic rate, decrease blood pressure , improve functional capacity and relieve low back pain.
An increased athletic performance is associated with the increases in muscle size, strength, power and endurance.
Other benefits from Strength Training can include a reduction in the risk of osteoporosis, increased flexibility and a improved proprioception (balance).
Cardio Vascular (C.V) training increases your metabolic rate which in turn helps you burn more calories, this will result in weight loss and on a regular basis will aid in weight management.
Just 30 minutes of Cardio exercise per day can lower blood pressure, reduce LDL cholesterol, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes (adult onset), reduce the risk of osteoporosis, cancer and heart disease.