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

By |2018-04-16T19:04:11-07:00May 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 |2018-03-14T23:08:13-07:00April 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, [...]

5 Easy Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

By |2018-03-17T13:26:19-07:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

When you work out intensely and eat supportively for your weight goals - you should experience noticeable results each week. However, if you've been restricting your calories for a long time or if you have been sedentary for a long while, your body may not respond to your new fat burning habits right away. It's likely that your metabolism needs [...]

Injury Prevention Through Better Flexibility and Balance

By |2018-03-14T23:26:05-07:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Before every Bootique workout in any of our San Diego locations, whether it’s cardio dance, outdoor bootcamp or personal training, our trainers lead a comprehensive warm up, which is changed up every month to ensure the exercises are efficient and always working your body in the right way. Although the warm up is a fun way to get your mind [...]

Why Spot Reduction Doesn’t Work

By |2018-10-28T15:49:55-07:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

We all want abs of steel, but for anyone who has tried to do a million crunches and wondered why they don’t have a six pack, it’s simple. Spot reduction doesn’t work. Fat is stored energy and it gets recruited equally from all areas of the body, although where you gain weight first is usually the last place you lose [...]

Down with the sickness?

By |2018-03-14T23:26:05-07:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

The sniffles, headaches, coughs, body pains, fatigue, and tiredness have all joined forces to bring to you exclusively, cold season! Oh, what joy! It comes every year without fail, lingering and choosing it's victims one by one. When you become the victim, it is hard to know exactly what the right precautions are to take when it comes to sticking [...]

10 Reasons to Perform Push-Ups

By |2017-06-11T11:41:36-07:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

If you’re a Bootique Fitness member, you’ll be aware of our monthly do-something-daily fitness challenges this year. Several of our physical challenges have included exercises that contain pushing motions. Why do we think push-ups are so important, and what should you be doing to perfect this super-move? We’ve got ten reasons you should push it—push it real good! Push-ups look [...]

Juli’s Spin on Chicken Fried Rice

By |2017-06-05T19:44:50-07:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Serves: 2-3 Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 25 mins INGREDIENTS For the sauce 1 (8 ounce) bottle of coconut aminos 1 tablespoon sriracha 1 teaspoon sesame oil ½ teaspoon fish sauce For the rice 2 tablespoons ghee 1 pound chicken thighs, cubed into bize size pieces salt, to taste 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 orange bell pepper, diced [...]

The Reason Runners Have Trouble With Weight Loss

By |2017-05-06T15:16:30-07:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Can you out-run the scale? Look around San Diego and you’ll find no shortage of runners. There’s no doubt that running has its perks — it’s free (well... not including the specialized running sneakers), outdoors, and you don’t really need lessons to learn how to do it! Unfortunately, if you’re running because you think it will make you thin like [...]

Spring in San Diego: Handle the Heat!

By |2018-03-14T23:26:06-07:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

The rainy season is over and boy are the hills GREEN! This winter brought rain, and with it probably came some excuses to skip a workout or two. Now that spring has sprung, get ready to put those excuses in the closet with your umbrella and join our personal training groups outside. There are so many benefits to outdoor exercise, [...]