Benefit of Black Eye Peas For The New Year

Black eyed peas are popular in the south, or typically eaten on New Year’s Day for good luck. But did you know these little known peas are super packed with power for your entire body. Besides the fortune tale of good luck they bring on new years black eyed peas provide many other benefits, take a look at five reasons … Read More

Do You Know the Truth Behind These 8 Common Fitness Myths?

There are a lot of mistaken beliefs about fitness. But the more information you have, the better you’re able to control your weight, increase your overall well-being, and improve your fitness. Here’s the truth behind eight common fitness myths: 1) You can run off excess pounds.  People think that cardio is the best way to lose weight. But experts agree … Read More

New Year, New Mindset: 5 Changes for a Better, Healthier 2020

You’ve probably heard the sobering statistic that 80% of people who set New Year’s resolutions don’t keep them. But that also means that 20%—2 out of every 10 people—do succeed in keeping the goals they set at the new year. Despite its low rate of success, some people do reach their new year goals. If you’re ready to make a … Read More

Lasting Changes for You, Not the New Year

Lasting Changes for You, Not the New Year   Forget New Year’s resolutions for 2020!  Make a lifelong New You change because you want it NOW, NOT because it’s a new year.  Research has found that approximately 50% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but only  8% stick their resolutions.  Why do most people fail at their New Year’s resolutions? … Read More

20 Smart Strategies for Holiday Party Temptations

It’s well-known that people typically gain weight during the holiday season. After all, there are five or six weeks from Thanksgiving to New Years, and it’s easily a time of over-indulging. But it’s not dinners at home that are the problem, it’s all the parties, work functions, family gatherings, etc. that take place this time of year. It can just … Read More

This Thanksgiving, Are You Most Thankful for Your Health?

Happy Thanksgiving! We love this holiday because it gets us to think about what we’re grateful for. We can all agree that one of the most important things you can have in life is good health. Even if your health isn’t perfect, it’s most likely better than it could be, and normally you have the power to improve it. Thanksgiving … Read More

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