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Can Muscle Turn to Fat?

girlsNo. Muscle and fat are two different types of tissues, so muscle can never become fat or vice versa. The components the body uses in order to make fat or muscle are not the same, so while it can appear that one might be transforming into the other, it is not physically possible.

So, what’s actually happening when we see these dramatic changes in our body composition over a period of time?… Read the rest

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What should I eat before/after bootcamp?

We often get asked this question during class so here are some wonderful ideas to help you make healthy decisions:

  • If you are doing the 6am class, have 1/2 a banana before class if you need to. Chances are you will be getting up at 5:30 so eating too much within that 30 minutes may give you cramps. Be sure to have 1 glass of water as well.
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5 keys to fitness success!

work-1Stuck in a Rut? Finding it hard to keep exercise a priority? Remember these 5 key tips to help you stay focused: 

  1. Create a ‘community’ of friends with the same goals as you – The chances of you skipping a workout is much less if you have people to be accountable to! Post things you do on your social media and get even more motivation.
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Trainers.. we need you!

Survivor bootcamp is looking for trainers who are passionate about outdoor fitness! We run outdoor bootcamps in different parts of the city and have demand for more! If you think you may like to teach one near you let us know and we’d love you to join our team. Currently seeking instructors for :

Richmond, Whiterock, Cloverdale, West van, North Van and more!… Read the rest

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How old are your runners?

Did you know many people get injured because of ill-fitting or old runners? Be sure to replace them every 5-6 months even if you think they still look new. Runners have built in ‘shocks’ that wear down over time (after about 500km or so they are done). If you continue to run/exercise in them, you will get ‘shin-splints’, sore joints, plantar fasciitis or even back pain!… Read the rest

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