7 More Fat Loss Tips To Prep You For 2010

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  1. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.
  2. Incorporate High Intensity Interval Training into your cardio workouts by performing bursts of high intensity rather than exercising at a single steady pace (we do this all the time at bootcamp).
  3. It’s not about will-power, it’s about want-power. You have to want it.
  4. Do not eat processed foods. These items are high in empty calories and contain a plethora of chemicals that are harmful to your health.
  5. Stop talking about losing weight. Start doing it.
  6. Fat contains twice the caloric density of carbohydrates and protein, so limit the amount that you consume. Fill your diet with lean protein and carbohydrates from plants and whole grains.
  7. Be wary of products that are labeled as ‘health food’. Always read the nutrition labels.

The New Year is Only 3 Days Away!

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The New Year is Only 3 Days Away!

What’s your plan to guarantee that 2010 will be your fittest
year yet?

Here are 7 Fat Loss Tips that will get you on the right track for
guaranteed success in the new year.

1. Visualize the accomplishment of your goals each and every day. Experience the taste of success and feel that
sweet satisfaction.

2. Push the intensity of your workouts. Don’t kill time, burn calories by maintaining a challenging intensity.

3. Studies have proven that lasting weight loss happens when it’s undertaken in a team atmosphere along with healthy nutrition and lifestyle changes – all of which are laid out in Maplewood Boot Camps and The Game On! Diet!

4. Build accountability into your workouts so that you resist the temptation to take days off. The best way to ensure accountability is to work with a personal trainer either one-on-one or in a group training setting.

5. Believe in yourself. Know with conviction that you CAN accomplish your goals.

6. Drink water throughout your day. Do this by carrying a water bottle and opting for water rather than calorie-filled beverages. This simple action is extremely beneficial.

7. Maintain your metabolism by eating a healthy snack or meal every three hours. This food should be unprocessed, low in fat and high in fiber.

Our next camp runs from Saturday, January 2nd- Friday, January 29th. When you join Maplewood Boot Camps we’ll give you a FREE copy of the Game On Diet! to super charge your fitness goals.

Our next camp runs from Saturday, January 2nd- Friday, January 29th. When you join Maplewood Boot Camps we’ll give you a FREE copy of the Game On Diet! to super charge your fitness goals.

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Coach Carlos Sanchez

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Super Special Holiday Discount — EXTENDED!

There are only 3 spots left to save more than $1,700 on Boot Camp next year!

Because of the snowstorm, I am extending my special 1 year discount until Midnight Monday 12/21/09. I received emails from people who missed the deadline because of problems caused by the weather or due to issues with their internet service (my site was down for a short period of time).

Click here for details and to sign up at the lowest price we’ll offer all year.

Your Cheat Sheet

Your Holiday Party Cheat-Sheet
Remember that kid in school who scored so well on tests that everyone got a little suspicious?Then one day during a big exam – BAM – the teacher pulled a cheat-sheet out of the kid’s pocket. It was game over for that kid and the rest of the class was able to breathe a little easier knowing that those perfect scores weren’t real.

A cheat-sheet gives you an unfair advantage – it supplies you with what you need to get ahead.

How would you like a cheat-sheet for getting through holiday parties without putting on a single pound?

What if this cheat-sheet could also help you lose a few pounds before New Year’s?

You’re in luck, because below I have outlined the 5 shortcuts you need to avoid gaining holiday party pounds.

Your Holiday Party Cheat-Sheet

Short Cut #1: Eat a sensible meal before the party.
You should always arrive at parties with a full stomach. I realize that this goes against the popular trend of starving yourself before a party, and that’s exactly why most people gain weight. Since your stomach will be full, you’ll have the clarity to pick and choose the treats that you really want, rather than stuffing yourself with everything in sight.

Short Cut #2: Bring a healthy dish to share.
Don’t worry if the party that you’re going to isn’t a potluck – the hostess will love you for being so thoughtful, and you’ll have a healthy option to enjoy.

The Festive Hummus recipe below is perfect to bring to parties.

Short Cut #3: Never drink calories.
Do you realize how quickly calories add up when you’re slurping them out of a cup? Alcoholic beverages and sweet holiday drinks are simply packed with calories. These calories don’t take up much room in your stomach so you’re left wide open for even more calories.

Your best strategy is to avoid these beverages altogether, and stick with water. Aim to drink 2-3 glasses of water at the party.

Short Cut #4: Fill your plate, but only once.
I’m certainly not going to tell you that you shouldn’t eat anything at the party. By all means, go and fill up your plate. But only once.

That’s right, you heard me. No going back for seconds. Since you’ve already eaten a sensible meal before arriving, this rule is going to be easier to keep than you think.

Short Cut #5: Taste dessert, just a taste.
The holidays are all about sweet treats, so go ahead and partake. But just a taste. Look at desserts as something to savor, not something to fill up on.

And since you ate a sensible meal before you came, then you filled up your dinner plate once you’re probably going to be pretty full at this point anyway.

That’s it – all you need to know to not gain a single pound at holiday parties.

But what about the rest of the year?

Wouldn’t you love to make 2010 the year that you transform your body?

Wouldn’t it feel great to throw out all of your fat clothes? To look forward to bathing suit season? To be given a clean bill of health from your doctor? And to be showered with compliments by family, friends and that special someone?

It’s all more possible than you think.

But you’ll need to take massive action.

My programs are designed to quickly and efficiently get you into the best shape of your life.

Call or email now to schedule your first body transforming workout.

Go on, do it now and secure your spot before the New Year’s rush.

Your Focus this Season

The holiday season is filled with special foods. From decorated cookies to mashed potatoes, it’s one food event after another. For most of us the holiday season becomes more about food than anything else…and you wonder why you gain weight. This year shift your focus from food to the things that really matter most to you. The season will mean more to you and you’ll look and feel your best.

Festive Hummus (Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil)

While the red and green speckles give this homemade hummus a jolly look, it’s the taste that makes it unforgettable. This dip makes the perfect party take-along. Serve it up with whole grain pita bread or fresh cut veggie sticks. Yield: 12 servings

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans
  • 1 Tablespoons tahini
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  1. Throw all the ingredients into a food processor and combine until smooth.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 55 calories, 2g fat, 6g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 2g protein.

For a Limited Time! Buy One Year of Unlimited Boot Camp for the Lowest Price We’ll Offer All Year!

Dear Campers,
We’re finishing up our final camp of the year and everyone has made so much progress this year! Camps have been hopping seven days a week with campers reaching new milestones every week — campers who have never run before have been hitting the trail and we’ve recorded substantial weight losses across the board. And with the inclusion of the Game On! Diet lifestyle plan, the achievements and healthy lifestyles that our campers have reached this year are truly fantastic!

Now is the time to keep your momentum going!

For the first 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 people to sign up, I’m offering an entire year of Maplewood Boot Camps at the lowest price we’ll offer all year!

The regular price for One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp–in which you can attend boot camp as many times as you want within one week (and we offer camp 7 days a week, see below for all times and locations)–is $367 a month.

In 2010 we’ll offer 11 boot camps. If you paid individually for One Year of Unlimited Boot Camp, it would cost you $4,037.

But, for a limited time, we are offering One Year of Unlimited Boot Camp (that’s the ability to attend camp every day of the week for 11 boot camps) for the low price of $2,247 — a savings of $1,790!

This is the lowest price we’ll offer for Unlimited Boot Camp all year!

We’re aware that this is the holiday season and that it’s been a challenging year. If a one-time payment is more than your budget can handle, we have also created an easier 2-payment option, so that you can spread your payments for One Year of Unlimited Boot Camp over a 2-month period. 

Pay $1,224 by 12/18
Pay $1,224 by 1/18
Total: $2,447 — Regular Price: $4037 You Save: $1,590!

Remember I only have 3 spots available for this SUPER SPECIAL DISCOUNT which expires at midnight on Friday, 12/18. EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY 12/21/09 MIDNIGHT!
As soon as the 9 spots are filled, this offer will no longer be available at this low price.

I can’t wait to finish the year with a bang and see you in 2010 — it’s sure to be our best year yet!

Maplewood Boot Camps Schedule
Mon, Wed and Fri at 6, 7:00 and 9:30 am in Memorial Park in Maplewood
Tues and Thurs at 9:30 am at the Baird Recreation Center in South Orange
Sat and Sun at 8:30 am in Memorial Park in Maplewood

Sign Up for One Year of Unlimited Boot Camp Now!

Congratulations Game On Diet Winners!

The winners of our last Game On Diet! challenge were Julie, Lou and Susan.
Their scores were
11/2: 828+845+850 =841 avg
11/9: 850+850+850=850 avg
11/16: 850+850+845=848.33 avg
11/23: 850+850+824.8=841.6 avg
Total: 841+850+848.33+841.6=3380.93

Congratulations to everyone who participated and a special congratulations to our latest winners. Awesome work!

Holiday Party Season Game Plan

Use this game plan when prepping for holiday parties to avoid gaining extra weight:

•    Start your day of with a fiber-filled breakfast.
•    Take 30-60 minutes for a brisk walk or jog before the big meal.
•    At the table, fill most of your plate with lean cuts of meat and vegetables. When you’ve filled up on the healthy stuff then simply taste the heavier dishes, rather than eating a large serving.
•    Wait at least 20 minutes before you get a second helping. This is very important since it takes at least this long for your body to register how full it actually is. You may realize after 20 minutes that you don’t want seconds after all.
•    Enjoy a warm serving of Grilled Fruit for dessert instead of pie. Use the recipe below!

Grilled Fruit
Grilled Fruit

We are entering the holiday season, a time when sugar-and-fat laden desserts will materialize wherever you go. Wait! Before you forego your fitness goals for another piece of pie, try this simple recipe.

Fruit is nature’s candy – it’s sweet, delicate and delicious. Grilling fruit extracts the natural sugar, making it a warm, tasty treat. Serve seasonal grilled fruit for dessert this holiday season – you’ll lose weight without depriving your taste buds.
Yield: 2 servings
Here’s what you need:
•    1 mango (or apple, pear, melon, pineapple)
•    1 banana (or fig, apricot, papaya, peach, nectarine)
•    Dash of cinnamon *optional*
•    Grill pan
•    Non-stick cooking spray
•    Wooden skewers
1.    Submerge wooden skewers in water for 15 minutes. Cut fruit into chunks, thread onto skewers.
2.    Lightly spray a grill pan over medium heat. Place the fruit skewers in the pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
3.    Grill for 5 minutes, or until dark grill lines appear. Flip the fruit over and grill the other side.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 120 calories, .5g fat, 31g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, and 1g protein.