3 Ways To Gear Prep For Your Workout

By | 2017-09-09T13:14:33+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

You’ve all heard of meal prep - as in, figuring out what you’re going to eat, pre-assembling your portions, and following through on eating your carefully-designed menu items. But have you thought about gear prep? Your fitness routine deserves just as much attention and pre-planning as your nutrition plan. Just like with meal prep, there is a strategy to suit [...]

6 Ways To Talk Yourself Out Of Working Out

By | 2017-08-10T08:31:19+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Do you love feeling defeated? Does falling short of your goals appeal to you? Then here are six tips to ensure that working out is a chore you’ll always resent doing! 1. Set a ridiculous goal To really get the most out of an exercise in futility, you have to make sure that the goal you set is completely unattainable. [...]

Just “Kidding” Around – Mental Tips for Hard Moves

By | 2017-07-31T19:25:27+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

If you had an active childhood, you probably have fond memories of playgrounds, parks, and maybe even sports teams. As an adult, watching children can make you marvel at how quickly kids seem to learn how to do new things with their little bodies. Did you ever stop to think, “How do they do that?” One struggle of pursuing fitness [...]

Fitness – From Making It Hard To Making It Last

By | 2017-07-19T16:56:45+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Let’s face it, we’ve all had to go through something difficult. When you’ve got a hard task on the horizon, doing that work can fill us with strong negative emotions—sometimes making us cut our effort short, sometimes preventing us from trying altogether. Getting in shape with Bootique Fitness has its share of tough stuff, from challenging strength moves to prolonged [...]

3 Common Excuses To Avoid Working Out – Busted

By | 2017-08-10T08:28:20+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

We know - this summer totally flew by for us to. But with the last bits of summer vacations, tanned skins, and family barbeques slowly fading into the back to school routines, its time to shed the ghosts of workouts missed and kick your workout routine back into action. It can be really hard to get back into a workout [...]

Find your Fitness Family #fitfam

By | 2017-05-06T15:15:53+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Success in fitness is all about consistency. Keep showing up, keep putting in the effort, and results happen. The hardest part sometimes is finding something that will motivate that consistency. Finding a workout you love and recipes you enjoy is a big deal, but there are other factors that make a real difference in staying in it for the long [...]

Overcome Stress with Exercise

By | 2017-03-11T14:27:01+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Fact: Seven out of 10 adults in the US experience stress or anxiety daily (Check it out: ADAA). With that kind of figure, it’s almost easy to assume that you, Bootique’er, feel some level of stress and/or anxiety on a regular basis. While it may be impossible to eliminate stress altogether, the good news is that there are ways of [...]

10 Ways To Stay Motivated To Reach Your Fitness Goals

By | 2017-03-11T14:13:11+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

There’s a common theme we face with fitness: We start off strong, are proud of the initial work we’re noticing in our bodies and ourselves, begin to plateau, then one missed class becomes 2, 3, 4… and then we begin to question if we should continue to pursue our goals at all. Believe me, we’ve all been there. It’s easier [...]

What Does It Mean To Have A Body Healthy Image?

By | 2017-02-22T21:58:45+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

According to a recent Gallup poll, just a mere handful of Americans (18 percent, to be exact) currently weigh in at their ideal body weight. Meanwhile, a full 57 percent of women and 46 percent of men say they want to lose weight, which even includes those who are not considered to be medically "overweight." These statistics perfectly highlight today's [...]

Using Mindfulness and Meditation To Realize Your Goals

By | 2017-01-03T07:39:45+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Goal setting can be an excellent tool to understand the path you want to take to reach your health and fitness goals. In our often too-busy worlds, where we so closely follow our calendars to know what to do next, plugging in your exercise classes into your weekly schedule is very important. So is being mindful about why you’re showing [...]