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Are chronic excuses keeping you from the rewards of a regular, challenging exercise routine? If so then you’re missing out on much more than you realize.

Here are the Top 7 Reasons to Exercise…don’t miss out on these :-(

Reason #1: To Melt Fat Away

The most coveted side effect of exercise is, of course, fat burn. The combination of a challenging exercise routine and a balanced meal plan is the best known way to lose fat. Here’s what losing fat feels like:
  • Your pants become loose
  • People around you begin to say that you look great
  • A glance at yourself in the mirror makes you smile
  • Your energy levels soar
  • You feel amazing
Reason #2: To Alleviate Pain

Regular exercise is a great way to alleviate chronic muscle and joint pain. Persistent back pain can be lessened by strengthening your core, and you’ll protect yourself against injury. It amazes people when the chronic pain that they’ve lived with for years begins to fade after starting a regular exercise program.

Reason #3: To Increase Lean Tissue

More muscle is good for many reasons. You see, muscle uses many more calories each day than fatty tissue. In fact, one pound of muscle burns 30-50 calories each day at rest—compared to a measly 9 calories per pound of fat.

When you exercise your body composition will change to contain more lean tissue, thus resulting in extra calories burned while you sleep. What could be better than that?

Reason #4: To Stay Young

Tim D. Spector, a professor of genetic epidemiology at King's College in London, led a study on the effects of exercise on aging. The results were astounding. They found that exercise appears to slow the shriveling of the protective tips on bundles of genes inside cells (called telomeres), which means a slowing of the aging process.

Here’s the study in a nutshell:
  • Telomeres cap the ends of chromosomes and every time a cell divides, the telomeres get shorter.
  • Once a telomere gets too short, that cell can no longer divide.
  • Aging occurs as more and more cells reach the end of their telomeres and die. This results in weakened muscles, skin wrinkles, loss of eyesight and hearing, organ failure and slowed mental functioning.
  • The study analyzed the telomeres from the white bloods cells of twins over a 10-year period. Telomere length was used as a marker for the rate of biological aging.
  • It was found that the length of telomeres was directly related to that twin’s activity level. "There was a gradient," Spector said. "As the amount of exercise increased, the telomere length increased."
  • People who did 100 minutes of weekly exercise had telomeres that looked like those from someone about 5-6 years younger than those who did 16 minutes of exercise each week.
  • People who did 3 hours of vigorous exercise each week had telomeres that looked like those from someone about 9 years younger.
Reason #5: To Prevent or Control Type 2 Diabetes

Regular exercise helps to stabilize blood sugar levels. This is something that people with type 2 diabetes, or at risk for type 2 diabetes, gain substantial benefits from. Exercise improves the body’s use of insulin, and the related weight loss improves insulin sensitivity. Of course patients with type 2 diabetes need to follow guidelines from their doctor before starting an exercise program.

Reason #6: To Lower Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Levels

Exercise has shown to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels for these two reasons:
  • Weak Heart Muscles pump little blood with lots of effort. By exercising you strengthen your heart muscles and train them to pump more blood with less effort. The stronger your heart is the less pressure will be exerted on your arteries.
  • Exercise Increases HDL levels in some people—this means a decrease in your risk for heart disease. Other heart disease risk factors such as weight, diabetes and high blood pressure all show improvement with regular exercise.
Reason #7: To Feel Great

The first thing that clients tell me after starting an exercise program is how much better they feel. Most didn’t even realize how bad they felt. It is easy to get used to feeling sluggish, achy and unmotivated. Exercise boosts your energy levels and makes you feel amazing.

The quickest, easiest way to guarantee that you’ll meet your fitness and weight loss goals is to work one-on-one with a qualified fitness professional. You’ll be held accountable with your workouts and you’ll be instructed properly and shown techniques and strategies that will expedite your results.

Call or email today to get started on a program that will take the guesswork out of fitness and to set your results on fire.

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Congratulations to Rosalie for being August Student of the month!
"Rosalie has done an amazing job! She has been consistently losing weight since starting the program. She embraced new eating habits and a consistent exercise routine. She has passed Fitranx 1 and has not only lost about 30lbs but also has gotten much stronger. She was also in the top 3 for people in our team challenges out of over 100 people! She's become a runner and from what she has said, she never knew how great it will feel to be strong." Stephanie

"I've noticed that Rosalie is very dedicated. She shows up early and follows all parts of the program consistently." Ashley

"Rosalie always gives every workout her full effort!" Nichole
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Sat 10/17- Baltimore Running Festival!
We do many of these running/walking events together. Please email me if you're interested in being on a team. We will get fun t-shirts made ahead of time. My goal is more than 10 teams this year.

Friday 10/23 - Sunday 10/25, yoga retreat
If you want to feel relaxed, get away and enjoy some really great food, this is a great trip! We will be doing boot camp workouts in the mornings and have the option of doing any of the yoga classes.

Sunday 11/8-Across the Bay 10K-The Bay Bridge is closed down on one side for this 10K. The views are beautiful and the race is well organized. There's a discount code for anyone who's interested (even if you aren't in the program). The code is: BCGIRL10OFF. Click here to register.

Sat 11/14-Hike at Patapsco State Park
Join us for a hike at Patapsco State Park! We will be starting the hike at 1:00 pm and hike for about 2-3 hours.

Thurs 11/26-Informal 5K on Thanksgiving
Start off your Thanksgiving morning by giving thanks with an informal 5K through the neighborhood.

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Bootcampgirl is awesome! It's a community workout that encourages you to strive for the best you!
Instructors are great! Great supportive and motivating environment to exercise! You get results!

- Rosalie

Things are really good, Stephanie. Feeling stronger and better than ever. Celebrated my 60th. Buying new clothes (I've never been in size 6 pants!), did five 5K runs over vacation (one was in 33 minutes -- very flat terrain), water skied, paddle boarded (at Gunpowder Falls, inspired by your field trip), ran a mile in less than 10 minutes. What I thought was a bunion is not bothering me. I haven't taken migraine meds since May -- used to require them 3-4 times per month minimum. I'm doing work outs that were impossible when I first started in February. It's unbelievable what a difference 6 months can make! You are doing God's work 😉! Thank you so much
- Anne

You are doing a great job. Thanks for putting so much thought, effort and expertise into our workouts. Keep up the great work you do. The results, variety of workouts, available time slots/flexibility of scheduling, length of class time, support from coaches and others in the class.
- Tammy

The program is flexible and tons of support from the instructors. I like the support system that trainers provided. I also like all the great workouts every time I go.
- Dorris

Question: What makes you want to refer others to the program? "Everything! The encouragement, feedback, fun activities, challenging workouts, and positive trainers!"
- Kim


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