Lincoln Park Fitness Boot Camp Instructor Sara Pelc is Five Star Fitness Boot Camps’ 2014 Lincoln Park Instructor. She is an NASM-certified personal trainer who is passionate about help people get into the best shape of their lives. To learn more about Sara please check out her profile here: Sara Pelc Our Lincoln Park location is on Grove #3 near the convergence of Stockton and LaSalle. Why don’t your let Sara get you into the
A Five Step Plan for Women We all know that there is something about the holiday season and the coming new year that causes us to reflect on the past year, take account of good and bad decisions we’ve made and make then make a commitment, a resolution, to refocus on the areas we have neglected. Losing body fat is always the top New Year’s resolution. Its a controversial subject that demands thoughtful decision making and intelligent c
We all love Holiday Festivities and there is no reason to be a food scrooge this year. There is no way I am missing my Aunt Eva’s pecan pie, or my turkey and mashed potatoes. And I am certainly going to ring in 2014 in style. The average American gains seven pounds of fat between Thanksgiving Day and New Years Day. Here are three tactics I use to make it through the season while maintaining my current body weight. 1. Four-Day Meal Pass- First, ov
American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM, defines obesity of fat percentage over 25% for males and over 32% for females. It doesn’t make sense that a percentage almost equal to, or higher than the obesity percentage to be considered healthy. A healthy body fat percentage range for men is between 8–22% and for women, 20–35% as outlined by ACSM, according to The National Council for Certified Personal Trainers. Check your percentage here. Find you
What you should do if you want to lose weight? The most common response is, “Stay away from fatty foods!”. Well it’s true- fatty foods are over twice as calorically dense as carbohydrates and proteins, and when consumed in excess will contribute weight gain. But consuming dietary fat in moderation, especially Omega 3 fatty acids, is vital for optimal health. Now, I am not talking about saturated fats found in nacho’s, chic
Five Star Fitness Boot Camps Kicks-off 2013 with the Debut of uActive Welcome to uAcitve fitness blog! McLain Active Personal Fitness and Five Star Fitness Boot camps is excited to debut today what will become the premier fitness blog in Chicagoland. In the coming weeks we will share the latest in fitness through a series of columns and videos such as, Fitness in 60 Seconds, Trainer in the Kitchen, and McLain Active Recommends. Of course, youR
GET OUT OF THE BOX! Five Star Fitness Boot Camps offers you a great alternative to hitting the gym. Join one of our 2017 Chicago camps or outdoor classes at four convenient locations in Bucktown, Downtown at Lakeshore East, and Lincoln Park. We invite you to get into the best shape of your life in 2017!