Plunkett Fitness News

  • Lose Weight Without Even Trying!

    Here at Overland Park Boot Camp we know you’re going to be tempted by sweet and fatty foods this month more than at any other time of the year – thanks to the coming festivities and all those parties. So we just wanted to point out a recent study about fat loss printed in this […]

  • The White Stuff is Snow Excuse Not to Exercise

    It’s gonna happen any day now – here at Overland Park Boot Camp we’re going to look out the window one morning and there’ll be a blanket of thick white stuff on the ground. It’ll look pretty, it’ll be cold and you know what – that snow is going to provide great exercise stimulus. Think […]

  • An Inferiority Complex is the Way to Get Motivated!

    Here at Overland Park Boot Camp we’re all aware that when it comes to having a good work out session – or even just getting started in the first place – motivation is key. It’s what makes us go faster, lift more weights and give us that competitive edge, whether against ourselves or each other. […]

  • Jumping Rope Isn’t Just For Kids

    We have a question for you here at Overland Park Boot Camp…what burns more calories than running, is more fun and something you can do with your kids? The answer, if you didn’t know already, is jumping with a rope. It’s a great way to get fit, build up your cardio and lose weight (around […]

  • At Overland Park Boot Camp We’ll Help You Track Your Festive Fitness

    Now that Thanksgiving is over we can all concentrate on losing that additional weight we probably put on tucking into turkey and all the trimmings. Of course this month, more than ever, we are going to be tempted by sweet, sugary foods and carbohydrates thanks to those parties that will be popping up from now […]

  • Fit Exercise Easily into Your working Day

    Most of us spend a great deal of our day sitting stationery in front of a computer screen. It’s not great news for our fitness, even if we do get up every hour or so and take a quick five minute walk. So what should we be doing to sneak in some extra toning and […]

  • How to Stay Fit During the Christmas Holiday Season

    Now that we’re more than mid-way through November many of you will no doubt be thinking ahead to the Christmas holidays and planning your family visiting schedules and events. For some of us here at Overland Park Boot Camp this can mean a lot of organizing and Christmas commitments often take priority over our own. […]

  • How too little sleep could lead to weight gain

    Sleep –  we love it here at Overland Park Boot Camp and especially at this time of year when we can bury right under the covers as it gets colder and colder outside. But there’s another reason we should welcome the opportunity to lie down and give it big Zzzzzzzz’s too. And it’s weight related… […]

  • How to fit in a work out during your precious lunch hour

    We’re all so busy rushing around these days trying to fit everything in to our busy schedule that it can be difficult to circle in time for exercise. Unless we’re at an organized gym class or a training session here at Overland Park Boot Camp it can be tempting to cancel the hour long cycle […]

  • Get ready for winter

    Prepare to put on an additional 85 more calories or so a day until spring. Either that or increase your exercise regime to counter it. The added calorie prediction is from medical school researchers at the University of Massachusetts who blame the longer dark nights during winter.  They say the less light there is the […]