There’s nothing like a nice strait to the point blog with great fat blasting tips!  Here I want to give you 7 great ones that will help anyone look there best!

1.  Keep your liver happy!  You may not know but it’s your liver that is responsible for fat metabolism, and if your liver is working over time because of alcohol and or foods with lots of ingredients that our body does’nt need, than you will store fat.  If you eat lots of whole foods, keep your portion size right, and drink lots of water, than your body will flush and burn that fat!  Here’s a tip within a tip.. start the day with fresh squeezed lemon in warm water,. Its great for cleaning out the liver!

2. Work those legs!  Muscle burns fat… big muscles burn more fat!  Legs are the biggest muscles on our body, so if you work them, then do cardio..  you can go ahead and call yourself a fat burning machine!

3. Walking on an empty stomach!  While your blood sugar level is at it’s lowest, thats when you want to do low intensity work.  We burn the most fat when at rest or during low intensity work.  Keep it low intensity but long duration and watch your belly shrink!

4. Carbs and Protein after a workout!  You need both carbs and protein to refuel after a workout.  If you do not get enough than your muscles wont develop and recover properly.  Remember, muscles burn fat, so if they are happy, your gut will shrink!

5.  Yes it’s true that crunches don’t burn much fat, but it is very important to work abs.  Even if your not burning many calories, you are toning and tightening your stomach.  A good ab routine will help flatten out your mid section.  For a really poppin 6 pac, add weight to your ab workout!

6.  Add grapefruit, cinnamon, apple sauce, green tea, and greek yogurt to your diet.  These foods help increase fat metaolism and or lower blood sugar level .  Low blood sugar level equals more burning of fat!

7.  Go to bed on empty stomach!  Not only do you burn lots of fat while your asleep, but if you go to bed on an empty stomach you will increase your bodies HGH which will have you sleep better, burn more fat, and feel younger and refreshed!


I hope these 7 tips will help you achieve your weight loss goals!  Keep checking back here at the Los Angeles Bootcamp for more info and also check out my Los Angeles Personal Trainer site HollywoodFitness.Biz

2 Comments, Written on June 27th, 2012 , Top Blog Posts

Benefits of Stretching

Stretching has many benefits, and you’ll soon notice many of them.  Some of the benefits of stretching are–

Greater circulation of blood to various parts of the body

Better Range of Motion of the Joints

Greater Sense of Overall Wellness

Enhanced Coordination

Relief From Pain

More Flexibility

Better Posture 

Stress Relief

More Energy

Increased flexibility and Range of Motion.

As we get older, muscles tighten and our range of motion in our joints decrease. A regular stretching program can help lengthen your muscles and make daily activities easier and more enjoyable.

Improved Circulation.

Stretching improves circulation of blood to the muscles and joints. Increased blood circulation, of course, brings nutrients to our cells and removes waste byproducts.  This is very important for our overall health and how we feel on the inside.  Plus it will bring on faster results as our body functions more efficiently!

Improved Posture.

Tight muscles contribute can cause poor posture, which also can affect our internal organs, not to mention our appearance. Stretching the lower back, shoulders and chest can help keep the back in better alignment and improve posture.

Stress Relief.

Stretching, done properly, helps to relax tense muscles which result from stress. The feeling of relaxation brings a sense of well-being and relief from tension.

Reduce or Prevent Lower Back Pain.


Flexibility and range of motion in the legs and muscles of the hips and pelvis help to reduce the stress on your spine that causes lower back pain.  Stretching daily can help get rid of that lower back tightness and sorness that come from sitting, standing, and or running!

Keep checking back here at The Los Angeles Bootcamp for more tips to help you live life to the fullest!

7 Comments, Written on March 8th, 2012 , Top Blog Posts

10 Rules of Fat Loss

A Pedometer is the Key to Fitness and Weight Loss

Pedometers are your best kept secret to making exercising easier, improving your health and having fun in the process. They help to streamline your walking routine and move you closer to your physical goals, one step at a time. Walking is one of the simplest, most cost-effective, and enjoyable forms of activity. Clipping on a pedometer helps to take out all of the guess work and lets you see your accomplishments before your eyes. How long will it be before you begin to see results? The answer: almost immediately! You will first notice a difference in your energy followed by improvements in your fitness level, performance, fat loss and muscular endurance. 

A pedometer gives you specific feedback on your progress and inspires you to go a little longer or make better time in the same distance. Glancing down at your pedometer is assurance that you are doing your body a world of good. When clipped onto your belt, the pedometer (which is smaller than a pager) can be just the inspiration you need to get you moving from sedentary to fabulously fit. Put it on when you get out of bed in the morning to see how many steps you take all day. Gradually build your way up to a goal of 10,000 steps a day which is predicted to be the amount necessary for heart health. Do periodic step checks throughout the day to make sure you are achieving your goal. This way you will not be left with a majority of the steps to do at night. You can set goals to increase your steps by 5 percent increments every day until you reach 10,000. Don’t worry if it takes you a month or a year or more. 

Start slowly and incorporate some of the following tips for using a pedometer to build up to 10,000 steps a day:

Any time you are waiting, get moving. For example, take a walk while waiting to pick the kids up from practice, waiting for your car to be serviced or waiting for a plane.

Do all of your Saturday errands on foot. For example, park your car on one side of town and walk to the bank, post office, card store, video store and so on.

Make it a family affair. Share quality time taking an evening walk rather than sitting at the table eating seconds or lying on the couch. Push the baby in a stroller or walk alongside the kids on their bikes.

Keep a journal. Note your total miles each day. Record how you felt after exercising as well as your goals for the next day. Some sophisticated pedometers can download all of your data.

Have rewards ready. For example, when you reach 5,000 steps, buy a new CD to listen to while you walk. When you reach 7,500 steps, treat yourself to a massage.

Park your car at the end of the lot or in the next lot over.

Get off the train a stop early.

Take the scenic route by foot to your office or when traveling about during the work day.

Use the stairs instead of the elevator.

On long drives, stop every hour and walk around for 15 minutes.

Meet friends for a walk rather than lunch.

Make walking fun by dancing to your favorite music.

Use the push mower instead of the riding mower.

Join a walking club.

Sign up for a walk-a-thon and begin training today.

Volunteer to train a guide dog for the blind or handicapped.

There are enjoyable places to walk everywhere you look including golf courses, parks, rail trails, city streets, beaches, college campuses and so on. All you need to get started are some supportive sneakers, loose fitting clothing, a bottle of water and your pedometer.

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10 Rules of Fat Loss

What are the benefits of group exercise?

One great benefit of group exercise is the sense of community and social interactions that it fosters. Research shows that group support plays a huge role in helping people achieve their goals. In a fitness class, each person is there for the same reason, to improve their health and reach their fitness goals. The support that comes from the instructor and the other members of the class really helps keep everyone moving forward. In this kind of environment it is much easier to push yourself and remain committed.

The structure of a fitness class is to make sure you maximize your workout. Fitness instructors should carefully plan their classes and lead you through a series of movements to specifically target certain areas of your body. This allows you to focus on giving it your all without having to think about what to do next! This is one of the many reasons group fitness has been proven as one of the fastest ways to get your body in great shape!

In addition, fitness classes can be much more fun than working out alone! If you haven’t attended The Los Angeles Bootcamp yet, try it out and see for yourself what the best in group fitness is all about

8 Comments, Written on January 17th, 2012 , Top Blog Posts, Workout Tips

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