The Baltimore Running Festival – A Personal Experience

Late last September I saw a post on The Boot Camp Girl’s Facebook page seeking those interested in joining teams for the relay.  At this point I had yet to run a full mile in class; I was still working hard on that goal.  However, I saw there was a team of walkers forming up.  […]

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Mexican Kale Salad

Thanks to Sharon McRae of www.eatwell-staywell.com for this recipe! This is a very versatile recipe, as you can use the massaged kale with just about any beans, vegetables, and dressing. It’s also great with chickpeas and a tahini-based dressing, with some chopped onion, peppers, carrots, celery and cucumbers! It is also great topped with fresh […]

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Mung Bean Noodles with Green Herbed Sauce

Mung bean noodles have the same texture as traditional pasta.  You can get them at natural food stores like Roots Market.  The sauce incorporates spinach and other healthy veggies with spices and jalapeno to spice it up.  This gluten-free and vegan dish contains a high amount of protein as well. This dish has a classic […]

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Maria lost 20 pounds and shed the extra baby weight, her story

I joined The Boot Camp Girl 10 months ago after having a baby with the hopes of getting back to my pre-pregnancy weight. Before I became pregnant, I was in pretty good shape. I ran a few times a week and ate fairly well. However, once I became pregnant I used it as an excuse […]

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A Little R and R

From time to time I hear people say they need a little R and R when they are stressed out.  We could all use a little rest and relaxation, and rest and recovery, from time to time.  For those that work out several days a week, it isn’t any different.  Rest and recovery are just […]

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Quinoa and Oat Bars

Lately I have been on a quest to find more healthy dessert type options.  I have been doing a lot of research around the internet and taking into account my tastes.  From a variety of recipes online I jumbled together the following treat.  So far I have made it twice making some alterations each time.  […]

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To HIIT or Not to HIIT…..

To HIIT or Not to HIIT, That Is The Question High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a great way to burn a lot of calories in less time.  It’s that Simple.  Fast.  Convenient. The concept behind HIIT is that you give all your effort to short bursts of higher intensity exercises, followed by a shorter […]

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Gluten-free Blueberry Muffins

I’ve been making this recipe for several months.  It’s really great!  It’s also really easy.  The cardemon gives it a great flavor.  I would recommend that over the cinnamon.  Make sure to use the lemon zest as well since it really adds to the flavor.  Although I have used lime and clementine zest when I […]

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Boot Camp Girl Student Profile: Kelly Turner

Boot Camp Student Profile:  Kelly Turner Hi all and welcome to the Boot Camp Girl Student Profile!  For this profile we will be highlighting Kelly Turner!  Kelly joined The Boot Camp Girl program in August of 2013.  In that time she has had GREAT results. Some highlights are: Thirteen Pounds Lost! A reduction of Two […]

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Tasty Cabbage Side Dish

Tasty Cabbage Side Dish I am a new vegan and one of thing I have come to enjoy is learning new taste and recipe combinations.  I often find myself selecting a vegetable at the store and then trying to figure out a tasty way to prepare it.  As we all can have busy lives, my […]

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