Best Hikes in San Diego This Spring

By |2019-03-18T21:40:53-08:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Spring time in San Diego is a beautiful time of year. The weather is mild, the sun is shining, and the flowers are in full bloom. Take advantage of this glorious time of year by heading out for a hike on one of San Diego’s many trails. Here is a list of our top 5 hikes around the county. Torrey [...]

4 Myths About Your Metabolism

By |2019-02-17T16:10:04-08:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

If you are carrying a few extra pounds around, you may blame your slow metabolism on your inability to lose that weight, but not so fast. Metabolism is the chemical reaction responsible for converting food to energy, but it may not be responsible for all your weight loss woes. Here we will break down what’s real and what’s not on [...]

Healthy Superbowl Recipes

By |2019-01-29T15:42:36-08:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Hosting or attending a Super Bowl party is a great excuse to gather with friends and indulge in yummy dishes, whether you are into football or not. But just because these parties tend to be laden with unhealthy dishes doesn’t mean your diet has to be derailed. You can enjoy the party guilt free with these three Super Bowl party [...]

How to use your fitness tracker to actually get fit

By |2019-01-09T17:31:43-08:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

You’ve taken the first step toward taking control of your health and bought a fitness tracker to help keep you on the straight and narrow. Next thing you know, you will be fit, right? Not so fast. Much like buying that gym membership, the price of admission is not enough to magically make you lose weight. You still have to [...]

Try a 30 Day Challenge to Kick-Start Your Fitness Goals

By |2018-08-21T14:53:30-08:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

30-Day Challenges are a great, digestible way to kickstart your goals and hopefully create a healthy habit along the way. These challenges can be anything from committing to flossing every day to incorporating a fitness move that gets harder as the month goes on. Committing to something for 30 days can be life changing. It allows you to open your [...]

HIIT Your Fitness Goals Faster

By |2018-08-01T13:05:54-08:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

HIIT, or High intensity interval training, is defined as short, intense bursts of physical activity followed by intervals of short rests. This type of intense workout has been known to burn calories at a higher rate, even up to 48-72 hours after activity. HIIT workouts can also increase metabolism, reduce insulin resistance and improve cardiac function allowing you to HIIT [...]

Beat the Heat with these 5 Workout Tips

By |2018-08-01T13:05:18-08:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

As we get further into summer and the thermometer continues to rise, it is very important to understand what you can do to keep yourself safe when exercising in extreme temperatures. Here are 5 workout tips help you stay healthy and beat the heat. 1) Be aware of the impact heat has on a routine workout Just because you are [...]

Biggest Fitness Mistakes You Might Be Making

By |2018-06-25T21:27:39-08:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

If you have been working out religiously for weeks or even months and are still not seeing the results you expect, it could be because you are making one or more of these common fitness mistakes. An important key on your journey to reaching your fitness goals is to ensure your effort and hard work isn’t being undermined by one [...]

The Case for Cardio: Why Aerobic Exercise Is A Crucial Component of a Healthy Lifestyle

By |2018-04-16T19:04:11-08:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

It’s no secret that popular fitness media portrays fat loss as the only objective of exercise. Cardio is often framed as an activity that you just have to get through until you reach your weight-loss goals. Many people view fitness as a finite process with a clear end point: getting down to the body size or shape you desire. And [...]

4 Reasons Group Exercise Will Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

By |2018-03-14T23:08:13-08:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|Tags: , , |

At Bootique Fitness in San Diego, it’s all about the squad! You’ll come for the great workouts, and you’ll stay for the supportive, positive atmosphere. Our secret to helping you find success in our program is this fun group dynamic; not only does it mean our classes are welcoming and engaging, but it gives you all kinds of other benefits, [...]