It’s so easy to be distracted. We’ve all got a lot on our plates (so to speak) at any given time. It’s often especially so with eating. We eat in the car, we eat while playing with our phones or tablets, we eat while reading a book or magazine. To help with what mindful eating… Continue reading Mindful Eating in a Mindless World
Have you ever wondered what rest and recovery have to do with your fitness and wellness journey? How on earth can the time that you’re not working out be as important as the workout itself? Well, rest assured, it’s more than just not doing physical work, you are actually becoming stronger! Although you aren’t doing… Continue reading REST! It Does A Body Good
“As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles is sure to have trouble.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson What’s the best way to train to run a race? Any race, be it… Continue reading Getting Started with Running
What is metabolism? Metabolism is the body’s process of breaking down proteins, carbohydrates, and fats to yield the energy it needs to maintain itself. The rate of your metabolism is based on the number of calories you consume and the number of calories you burn—both while eating and exercising and as a result of your… Continue reading Outwitting Your Metabolism
Mindfulness seems to be getting a lot of press lately, but what is it, and how can it help you in your daily life? The concept of mindfulness comes from Zen Buddhism. At Zen monasteries, there are very specific rules about which foot you use to enter a room, which direction you turn, etc. It… Continue reading Incorporating Mindfulness in Your Wellness Journey
The holiday season is a great time to be mindful about your health and fitness goals. The holiday season can oftentimes be a period of overindulgence and temptation. Months of parties. Temptingly delicious potluck dishes. Way too many cookies and pies. Cozy homes protecting us from stormy weathers. It’s difficult to maintain your motivation to… Continue reading Keeping Your Booty in Check over the Holidays
Booty Camp has a way of attracting the people who, like SSBC are unique and motivated to build something really special. I sat down with Alicea Cole, our wonderful camp massage sponsor, who has been a participant and contributor within the Booty Camp Community for many years! Alicea shares more with us here, as well… Continue reading Strong Supportive Hands
Whew what a session! We had lots of fun in the everyday July sun with all of our dedicated campers in Seward and Volunteer Parks. Seward Park Trainers Stephanie and Jessica, and Volunteer Park Trainer Michelle started picking up the pace in our workouts and with such wonderful weather we were able to use all… Continue reading Put a Bird on it!
As booty campers, we do a great job of exercising and keeping our bodies strong. However, the time we spend at our desks, behind the wheel and on the couch can be harmful to our health. Prolonged sitting is not what nature intended for us. Sitting for long periods of time exerts pressure that we’re… Continue reading Sitting is the new smoking!
Our Camp Tradition: News and Goods Every Thursday after a tough and terrific roving day in the park we circle up. Sweaty campers with cheeks flushed all share a “New and Good”. Why do we do a “New and Good”? SSBC is about so much more than getting a bangin’ workout. It’s about bringing more… Continue reading Why “News and Goods”?