If you’ve spent any time in a group fitness class, gym, yoga studio, or running track lately, you’ve seen Sparkly Soul headbands controlling the hair of fierce and fashionable fitness fanatics. These great-looking sports headbands are well-known for staying put (no matter how much you sweat) and being comfortable. No slip, no headaches. Sparkly Soul headbands are 360 degrees of continuous elastic with no black elastic piece in the back. Because so many Bootcampers love them, we’ve negotiated a special ONE-WEEK promotion with Sparkly Soul. From August 27th through September 2nd, everything in the Sparkly Soul store is 15% off with the code BARRYSBOOTCAMP. Just enter the code at checkout. But we’re also giving you a chance to win a Sparkly Soul headband! Enter Read More
Summertime, and the living is done on vacation, business trips, family getaways. Statistically-speaking, summer is one of the most traveled times of the year. It’s also one of the times we most want to stay in shape, since that traveling often includes bathing suit time. Hotel gyms and running trails are fine, but they don’t provide the motivation so many people want from their workout. So if looking at yourself in the full-length mirror in your bathing suit isn’t getting you into that gym, we’ve got the on-the-run workout for you. Barry’s Bootcamp instructor Ricardo Vargas has put together two workouts, one treadmill run for your cardio, and one body-weight exercise for your strength routine – no equipment necessary for that Read More
The Importance of Proper Fuel Before & After Your Workout by Hollis Lotharius To optimize your performance, you need to eat – no excuses! You need to eat before, and especially after, each workout session. Smartly timed snacks have the ability to provide your body with the fuel that it needs to gain muscle, burn fat and recover as best as it can. Here’s our guide to what, and when, you should eat to get the most out of your workout. Pre-workout: Consume 30 to 60 minutes prior to activity. Make it a snack – only 150 to 200 calories. A combination of carbohydrates and protein, with an emphasis on low-glycemic carbohydrates (about 70% of the total calories). Keep it Read More
Welcome Home… La Réserve Paris Michel Reybier loves what he does and it shows. A dreamer and entrepreneur with a passion for the finer things in life, Michel has turned his passions into successful businesses with an almost cult following. From award winning wineries in France and Hungary, to sumptuous and elegant hotels and residences in Geneva, Paris and the Côte d’Azur, Michel spends his life traveling the world looking for amazing locations. Once he finds the property he is looking for, he and his creative collaborator Raouf Finan go to work, and together they turn it into another extraordinary hotel. As Michel says “I look for places that feel extraordinary, a certain light, a certain energy, a certain Read More
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