Nominate us for Best of Denton County

Nominations close July 11th Please nominate us for Best of Denton County! Jesse James Fit and Outlaw Bootcamp is honored to have previously won Best of Denton County! JJF won for best personal trainer, weight loss facility and training facility several years in a row with the votes of our community as well as Outlaw Bootcamp for best indoor bootcamp. … Read More

5 things that block fitness results

There are many complex reasons that make fat loss a challenge, reasons that go deeper than simply calories-in versus calories-out. I’m talking about the life issues that get in the way of your success. Here are 5 things that block fitness results along with the solutions to unlock your best body. 1. You are crazy busy. Let’s face it, you … Read More

Guide to guilt-free desserts

Desserts are a delicious and fun part of life… that is until you start working towards a fat loss goal. Then dessert becomes the enemy that pops up at birthday parties and get-togethers in the form of cake, cookies, cupcakes and candy, tempting you to give in. So what do you do? Give up desserts forever? Taking a zero-dessert stance … Read More

How to get beach-worthy abs

You probably know that crunches and sit-ups alone won’t give you sculpted abs. Only a drop in overall body fat will uncover your stomach muscles. It is fully possible for you to do this with an effective combination of fat burning cardio, resistance training and clean eating. My clients routinely drop fat and transform their bodies. You can do it … Read More

Independence Day Fit Foods

Skinny Guacamole Ingredients 1 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 large ripe avocado, cubed 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp lime juice 1/2 tsp hot sauce, such as Tabasco, or more to taste 1/4 tsp salt Preparation Place zucchini in a microwave-safe dish, cover with a damp paper … Read More

A Brief History of Fitness Training

From the beginning of history, humankind has strived to push their physical abilities to peak levels. From ancient writings to lost legends, stories of various forms of strength training, resistance training, and cardio training have made their way through the centuries, progressively morphing into our modern day understanding of physical fitness. Let’s take a deeper look into how fitness training … Read More

The POWER of Habit

John Dryden famously said, “We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.” Confucius said, “Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.” And Aristotle noticed that, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” It’s pretty clear that the habits you adopt will shape who you are. … Read More

Dessert that wont set you back on your goals

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat?  Try one of these delicious recipes below for a snack that provides good protein plus a little fat and carbs for steady fuel.  Or look to one of these instead of that piece of chocolate cake after you meal and your dessert will not follow you home on the scale.  Sweet, satisfying, and slimming! … Read More

Want to shape up for summer? Eat at home.

In today’s fast paced world we consume over 30% of our daily calories away from home. These less-than-wholesome calories are accumulating around our waists and draining our bank accounts. So why do we eat out and shun the kitchen? Simple: convenience. We don’t have the time to toil away over a hot stove. However, evidence is mounting that we are … Read More

The Best Protein Pancakes

Love pancakes?  Then this week’s recipes are for you!  Unlike typical pancakes, these pancakes provide a powerhouse punch of protein to keep you full without lots of fast-digesting, blood sugar crashing carbs.  Try either of these recipes this week with a natural syrup by heating a small portion of berries or other fruit or sprinkle with cinnamon and a touch … Read More