Christina’s Playlist 2016

by Admin on October 31, 2016

This is what my current workout playlist consists of. Love everything by The Chainsmokers & Melanie Martinez!

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A Runner’s Strength: Mandy Melody

February 11, 2016

We love hearing the weight loss improvements from our Boot Camp and Online Fitness programs, BUT, some of our favorite testimonials come from non-scale victories. Take a look at Mandy’s story. She’s a runner through and through and DumBell Fitness® Boot Camp improved her time significantly. Mandy recently qualified for the Boston Marathon on June [...]

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Triumph Over Emotional Abuse and a Weight Loss Success Story

January 28, 2016

We love Lisa’s weight loss story. From an abusive relationship to a healthy and strong life. She took her mental. emotional, and physical health into her own hands and, now, shares her success with us: Back Story: “I didn’t grow up in the best of households as a child and then my first marriage was [...]

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Why Figure Competitions Are So Hot Right Now

January 21, 2016

Wow! Figure, Physique, and Bikini Competitions, whatever you want to call them, are HOT right now. They are the new trend/fad in fitness. From a trainers perspective, I totally get it. MONEY!!! If I charm a client and say, “Hey, you have the potential and the look to be in a body competition,” I’m appealing [...]

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Tired of Being Tired, Sick of Being Sick – Success Story

December 28, 2015

We love seeing the healthy success Felicity Kielbasa is achieving. If you’re tired of being tired, sick of being sick, please find inspiration from her story! It speaks volumes in the power of healing ourselves.  “I met my husband on my 21st birthday, I was at my “healthiest” even with recent weight gain from college. [...]

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The Proof is in the Pudding: Helena Vigils Story

December 21, 2015

The old saying, “The proof is in the pudding,” comes from the understanding that that you can only judge the quality of something after you have tried, used, or experienced it. Sometimes we just need to see the proof first to be encouraged. Proof that change is possible, that we can make healthy goals and accomplish [...]

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12 Days of Christmas Workout

December 18, 2015

This is an AWESOME way to get in a fun workout during the holidays. Even the kids can join in on this one. We, of course, started with Day 1: A push up done perfectly. Then Day 2, Day 1 (again)….Day 3, Day 2, Day 1, etc. Going through the entire list three times should [...]

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Are You Really Too Busy To Workout?

December 8, 2015

The old saying, “Someone who is busier than you is running right now,” has always resonated with me. Especially when I think of Joe Pope and Jeff Snyder; the two active duty males in our evening Boot Camp Class that are training for the Hawaii Ultra Running Team 100 mile race (A.K.A: HURT 100).  Let [...]

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Working Out With Asthma

November 3, 2015

We asked guest writer and fellow Boot Camp participant, Rachel Dupuis, to share her experiences of working out with fitness induced asthma. I love working out. In the last 7 months I have come to crave outdoor activity and high intensity exercise. Boot camp has been life changing for me. I am more fit, happier, [...]

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Bubble Butt Squats

October 29, 2015

Squats – they are arguably one of the most frequently seen exercises in a gym, group fitness class or workout DVD. And if you’ve ever worked with a personal trainer or participated in a group fitness class, you’ve likely heard the typical squat cues such as, “weight in the heels, drop your but, knees over [...]

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