Do You Snack Smart? 3 Tips

Very few people snack right, and this results in frustrating weight gain. An important part of eating for fat loss is to keep your metabolism strong all day long with small, sensible meals and snacks. While it sounds simple to eat a little something every 2-3 hours throughout the day, when you choose the wrong food it actually does more … Read More

Thank You, Veterans! Some Special Offers for Military Families

At Jesse James Fit and Outlaw FitCamp, we’d like to take this opportunity to salute our veterans! Veterans Day is Monday, November 11, and the entire month of November is National Veterans and Military Families Month. We all owe our gratitude to the active-duty personnel and veterans who have served our country and defended our rights. We want to do … Read More

12 Reasons Stretching is So Important—With or Without Exercise!

We talk a lot about exercise—building muscle, staying at a healthy weight, and keeping your heart healthy with aerobic fitness. But there’s another physical activity, often-overlooked, that you need to practice for a healthy lifestyle—especially as you age. It’s maintaining good flexibility, and stretching is the way to achieve it. Stretching: Overlooked but Important Your body and muscles need to … Read More

9 Strategies this Halloween to Overcome Scary Cravings!

Halloween is fun, but it can also be a little scary! It is often a time in the year when people start to over-indulge and that can sometimes continue through the holidays and the end of the year. Be careful that you don’t start enjoying all those yummy Halloween treats you give out (plus what your kids bring home), and … Read More

It’s Pumpkin Time! 3 Delicious and Healthy Recipes You’ll Love!

Many people list autumn as their favorite time of the year. Cooler weather, beautiful fall leaves, favorite sweatshirts and sweaters, football season…there is a lot to like about this time of year. A growing number of people also list pumpkin as one of the reasons they love fall. People have become crazy for pumpkin flavors—in everything! Forbes found the pumpkin and pumpkin … Read More

8 Reasons Why October May Be the Best Time for a New Fitness Plan

Making a resolution to get in shape, lose extra weight, or just become healthier is a good decision—no matter when you do it. But while many people make these type of resolutions January, that’s not really the best time for a new fitness goal. In reality, there’s no science that shows it helps you succeed by starting a new fitness … Read More

Can You Tell that Voice in Your Head to be More Positive?

Whether you realize it or not, you talk to yourself all day. Self-talk is something you do naturally throughout your waking hours. It’s the thoughts that you have in response to everything happening. These conversations you have with yourself can be destructive or beneficial. They influence how you feel about yourself and the world around you, and how you respond … Read More

5 Things to do NOW to slim down before the holidays

We are officially on the verge of holiday season…and with it a myriad of food temptations and weight gain traps. Don’t fret, if you act now there’s still time to tighten up before putting on your holiday finest. Do these 5 things NOW to quickly shape up… 1. Eat more Veggies: Your mom was right, eating vegetables really is a good … Read More

6 Surprisingly Good Carb Substitutes & Recipes You’ll Love!

More and more people are trying to eliminate unhealthy carbohydrates from their diet, and the food industry has responded. Many great alternatives to breads, rice, and pastas are available today. Instead of giving up shrimp scampi, you can replace the noodles in it and still enjoy! And we’re including a delicious recipe for exactly that at the end of this … Read More