What’s On Your Bucket List?

By | 2018-01-07T16:00:08+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

2018 is upon us! A great exercise to do in January is to reflect on what you’ve accomplished in the last year (or the last few!). Take ten minutes to put a pen to paper and list out some of your proudest achievements, both major and minor — if you joined Bootique San Diego and started coming to our outdoor [...]

Top Hacks for Actually Achieving Your Fitness Goals in 2018

By | 2017-12-24T16:28:37+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

It’s that time of year again—we’ve all eaten, drank and been merry, and it’s time to buckle down and get back into healthy mode for the new year. The dawn of a new January is the perfect time to set some concrete fitness goals. Whether it’s to lose weight, build muscle, shape up your diet or something else, your priority [...]

How to Adjust Your Mind and Body to Daylight Savings Time

By | 2017-10-10T22:19:15+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Daylight savings sounds great at first, an extra hour of sleep, who could argue with that? But now it's still semi-dark in the mornings and dark much earlier in the evening. Some people are even commuting to work in darkness each way this time of year; that can weigh on your mood and affect your working out habits. 4 ways [...]

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 | 2017-12-11T22:49:45+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 [...]