• Beating My Sugar Habit–30 Days Sugar Free!

    Posted on November 19, 2015 by in Living Fit

    (To see the earlier parts of my sugar story, go here and then here.) After those first, awful days, I emerged with steely resolve. I wasn’t going to let sugar beat me anymore. But it was hard! My craving for sugar began as soon as I woke up in the morning. I wanted sugar in [...]

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  • I Didn’t Know I Had a Sugar Addiction–Part 2

    Posted on October 22, 2015 by in Living Fit

    In my last post I wrote about admitting that I probably had a sugar addiction, despite the fact that I co soldered myself to be a healthy eater. I was doing so many things right: making meals from scratch, rarely eating fast food, eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, staying away from many processed foods [...]

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    I Didn’t Know I Was Addicted to Sugar….

    Posted on October 7, 2015 by in Living Fit, Uncategorized

    I like to think I eat healthy. I don’t eat fast food, except the very occasional trip to In and Out. (which hardly counts as fast food, right? ) I don’t buy frozen meals, and we eat out very little. I cook most things from scratch, spurning pre-packaged, preservative filled food. I use real ingredient–no [...]

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    Boot Camper Inspiration: Suzanne Dean

    Posted on September 24, 2015 by in Blogs, Living Fit

    Hello Boot Campers! This week we have a really exciting fitness story to share with you. If you have been around Boot Camp for a while, you have probably seen Suzanne Dean, taking class and killing it. A couple months ago I had the privilege of watching Sue complete Level 9 in the monthly levels [...]

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    September Camper Highlight – Carol V.

    Posted on September 15, 2015 by in Blogs

      This month, Carol was chosen as our Camper Highlight because of her incredible effort in making her workouts a priority.  Being the mother of a young daughter, she has often attended class with just a couple hours of sleep and given it her all.  She always has a smile on her face and has [...]

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    Whole Life Challenge Fall 2015

    Posted on August 29, 2015 by in Blogs, Nutrition Blog, Whole Life Challenge (WLC)

    The Whole Life Challenge is a worldwide 8-week challenge to take control of your health & fitness level. We are proud to invite you to participate with us. How It Works, Game Rules, How to Win, Prizes, Prelim/Final Event, Halfway Potluck, Group Workouts How It Works (Overview) Join Team LBBC Sign-up for $39 Until Sept 5th, 2015 [...]

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    August Camper Highlight – Maggie G.

    Posted on August 16, 2015 by in Blogs, Uncategorized

    1.Why did you join LBBC? I have always been an active person and exercised on a regular basis but I was looking for a different work out, one that involved more of a community than just my solo running. The awesome Debby Lalonde, my friend and neighbor (and long time Boot Camper), had been after [...]

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    Win a 3 Month Membership

    Posted on August 16, 2015 by in Blogs, Events

    We are celebrating 10 years of business in Long Beach! We are Giving away THREE  x 3-month memberships! How Do I Win? Invite Your Friends to Join You in Class: New Person: Get your friends to sign up for our intro offer (1 Month of Unlimited Classes for $59)Previous Camper: Did one of your friends used to [...]

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    Why we Strength Train

    Posted on August 16, 2015 by in Blogs, Nutrition Blog

    So I wanted to remind our Boot Campers of other things that happen to our bodies as a result of working out. We aren’t just working out to be thinner for a wedding or to look good at our 20th High School Reunion. Not only is fitness a lifestyle, but amazing things are happening on [...]

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    Why I Don’t Work Out Alone

    Posted on July 24, 2015 by in Living Fit, Uncategorized

    This week when I showed up for my usual Wednesday nigh bleacher class, I was expecting to run lots of stairs. I was not expecting to run a timed mile. So when Timmie said we were, I immediately gave myself an out. “I’m not mentally prepared for this.  We always do these at the end of [...]

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