10 Easy Ways to Fit Exercise into Vacation Time

Summer often means vacation trips, and there are a lot of great benefits to getting away from it all. It’s a chance to get refreshed and recharged. But don’t let a trip derail your fitness goals! You’ve heard of use it or lose it? Well, your body starts experiencing changes in as little as one week of inactivity. But no … Read More

10 Healthy, Delicious Treats You Need to Enjoy this Summer!

Summer is the perfect time to eat clean and healthy. And it’s easy because there are so many fresh and delicious options right now. The important word here is fresh, and that’s never more available than in the summertime. So no excuses! Here are some delicious snacks and drinks to add to your healthy-eating menu this summer! Caprese salad This … Read More

12 Ways to Boost Your Energy Without Caffeine

Many of us grab a cup of coffee to get started every morning. And some of us continue to drink it throughout the day or take in caffeine in some other form. We find caffeine in tea, soft drinks, energy drinks, and chocolate. While moderate caffeine consumption may have some benefits, there are negative health consequences for consuming too much … Read More

The Mother’s Day Gift that Benefits the Entire Family

Something we want everyone to remember this Mother’s Day: when moms take care of themselves, it makes them happier, healthier, and better moms. We see it all the time—moms often ignore themselves and put everyone else first. Although moms do this with a selfless heart, it doesn’t help their families in the long run. Moms need to take care of … Read More

Are You Using the Best Protein Powder for Your Fitness Goals?

When working on improving fitness, there are a lot of good reasons to add protein powders to your diet. But it’s important to choose the right type of protein in order to match your specific goals! Are you wanting to build muscle, gain weight, lose weight, stick to a vegan diet, or do you have specific health concerns? One type … Read More

Can You Really Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

At Jesse James Fit, we see a lot of confusion on this and often hear the question, “Can I lose fat and gain muscle at the same time?” The short answer is yes, and it’s important to do just that. But it’s too simple to answer with a simple yes. You need to do specific things to make sure you … Read More

What are the most important differences between fitness instructors and trainers?

Fitness instructor, gym instructor, trainer, fitness coach, certified trainer…no wonder there’s so much confusion about what kind of fitness training would be your best choice and what the differences are! We’re here to tell you there are definitely differences, and they’re important ones, too. We’ll explain the differences between instructors and certified personal trainers, and let you know why we … Read More

Karie’s Transformation

What were your fears or concerns before you joined Outlaw? As with any new workout program I wondered what this would be like. I was invited by my friend Melissa three years ago. My fears, will it be a bunch of skinny people, super fit people or people who had their “clicks”? Will I be looked at as the “newbie”? … Read More

Hummus Tuna Lettuce Boats

Today I have a brand new take on tuna salad for your tasting enjoyment. While most tuna salad recipes use mayonnaise, sour cream or yogurt to create the desired creamy consistency, this recipe does something completely different. We are using hummus! And not just any hummus: white bean hummus. Nutritionally these Creamy Tuna Lettuce Boats are exactly the type of … Read More

This is what changes with your health when you exercise

You’re constantly hearing how important exercise is to your health and how so many of your health problems will improve or even disappear as the result of a consistent exercise program. Why do you continue to get the same lecture? Because we’ve seen exercise change lives. We’ve even seen exercise save lives. Here are the Top 4 Health Improvement Factors … Read More