I am a fitness professional who is certified as an Adventure Boot Camp instructor, personal fitness trainer, sports nutritionist, and health coach. I have a B.S. in Health Promotion with a Minor in Business from Auburn University. Currently I am the owner and operator of Joe Martin Fitness LLC, a fitness company that specializes in fitness boot camps, youth fitness, and on-line personal training. I was voted Huntsville's Healthiest Male, Huntsville's Healthiest Trainer, and Huntsville Adventure Boot Camp was voted Huntsville's Healthiest Place to Workout. As a writer, I have written the best selling book The Wellness Code, The 21 Day Tight and Toned Transformation, the Army MWR Sports and Fitness Newsletter, and I am a frequent contributor to the Huntsville Times as a fitness writer. I had been a lifelong athlete, until one day I woke up and realized I was 50 pounds overweight, depressed, and injured. It was a turning point in my life when I got fed up and realized there had to be a better way. From that day on I have dedicated my life to studying health and fitness and using it to help others achieve their goals. I have used this passion to train all populations but my specialty is fat loss for women.
Home page: http://www.HuntsvilleBootCamp.com
Posts by brawny7878
This is the time of year when stuff gets real. So much to do, so many places to go, and so much food!
What typically happens? You wear yourself out, put on a few pounds, and end up getting sick.
It is very common. Combining stress, with less sleep, and high calorie foods and drinks makes for a dangerous recipe.
Not this year! I've got the perfect solution for you.
You may think that you could never stick to a program like this, that it is probably too difficult for you to finish, and that you won’t get results. Those concerns are exactly what I was trying to overcome when coming up with this program!
I didn’t want this to be something only the elite and advanced people can complete. This HAD to be designed so anyone and everyone could have success.
In this program, you will get 3-5 workouts each week for 21 days. These workouts are designed to fit any fitness level and leave you feeling accomplished and challenged all at the same time. From the person just starting their fitness program to the most advanced fitness enthusiast, you will be challenged from our workouts, but you will also have a great sense of accomplishment throughout the program.
In fact, most of our clients started out feeling scared, out of shape, and nervous that they wouldn’t fit in. Now they can’t wait to come in and work out with their new friends!
Along with these workouts, we have an easy-to-follow meal plan that you can customize to your needs. This includes recipes, the meal plan, and more!
The best part about the meal plan is that this isn’t a starvation diet, either! You will be eating plenty of healthy foods at the right times to turn your body into a fat-burning machine!
Those two things, combined with the coaching and accountability you get in the program, will lead to incredible results.
A program like this could easily sell for over $200! People pay for results, and I am guaranteeing that you get results from this program.
But I don’t want price to keep you from getting the best results of your life. With this in mind, I’ve decided to discount this program to just $79!
Training, nutrition, accountability, and coaching—all for just $26/week!
There is one catch, however…
Because our classes are going to be indoors a lot with the cold weather, we only have room for 2 people per time slot.
So if you are ready to tighten up that tummy, trim down those thighs, and tone up those arms, make sure to register for our 21-Day Rapid Fat Loss Program!
Here’s how to register: -Click here ---> 21 Day Rapid Fat Loss
-Look for the 21 Day Rapid Fat Loss Camp
-Then select the time slot that works best for you (530am, 830am, 530pm)
-And then just follow the prompts from there.
This program will start on December 1st, one week from today. Set the tone for 2015, by ending 2014 with a bang!
Thanksgiving is almost here! The fall colors, family, and the complete domination of many food stuffs. So much to be thankful for.
Not everyone is as fortunate as I am, so every year I host a boot camp on Thanksgiving morning that benefits a deserving charity. This year we will be raising money and collecting food for the Manna House.
Here are the details:
-November 27th 8:30-9:30am at Weatherly Elementary School (1307 Cannstatt)
-The class will be for all ages and fitness levels
-Bring an exercise mat and some water
The Manna House provides food for people who can not provide food for themselves. They do amazing work there and I am thrilled at the opportunity to help in some small way.
Normally we collect money for the people who attend the boot camp, but I'm doing something different this year. I am donating $10 for every person who comes to the Thanksgiving class, but is not a current boot camp client.
And for every current boot camp client that comes, I am donating a can of food to the Manna House. Feel free to bring a can of food if you like, but I would like for this workout to be my treat. And I also would like to write a big check to the Manna House :)
PS-If you know of a media source looking for a good local story, I have a fancy press release you can refer them here:
If you ask people who have known me for years to describe me using only one word, I am pretty sure they would say sassy. That is probably why I was asked to go on a podcast called the Sassy DIY Weddings Podcast.
It has Do-It-Yourself tips and tricks for brides. Jerry, the podcasteer (it should be a word), asked me to be on to provide tips for brides to get ready for their special day.
I gave 4 sassy tips and a wedding whoops that could also apply to getting ready for any event you want to look your best for. And a cool part about this link is that Jerry breaks down the tips for you. So if you're in a rush you can still read the tips quickly or you can download the audio and listen to the whole thing later.
Check it out here:
It's a busy world we live in. When you get really busy, you become overwhelmed and a lot of things start eroding.
Your health is usually the first thing to go, but is more important than anything else. So I came up with 5 things you can do that take 5 minutes, but can improve your life. It can even add years onto your life!
By spending just 5 minutes rolling around on a foam tube you will feel so much better. It is often called the "poor man's sports massage". Works out sore muscles and improve tissue quality.
These aren't all scientific, this is just what I do. When it's cold like it is now, this can really help. Throw your pants, socks, and the shirt you are going to wear in the dryer for 5 minutes. By the time they are done, you pull out the clothes, get dressed and you get a warm jump start on raising your overall body temperature.
Great for having an excuse for walking around the house in your underwear too. If you're into that sort of thing...
This one is pretty simple. Every hour, get up and walk around and stretch for 5 minutes. If you are the type that gets tied up in their work and doesn't know what time it is, set an alarm to remind you. Every hour, do it. Your back, hips, neck, eyes, and energy levels will thank you. Trust me, I failed to do this one and paid for it.
Seriously! This doesn't even take 5 minutes, unless you have teeth like Gary Busey. Studies have shown that you can add 6 years onto your life by flossing. 6 years! Imagine the shuffle board domination you have to look forward to with all that extra time on the end of your life.
Let me ask you a question. When was the last time you had 5 solid minutes of complete silence?
You probably can't even remember. Between TV's, radios, iPods, cell phones, and everything else silence is very rare. Take 5 minutes every day in complete silence. You will be amazed at what it can do for your stress levels. Turn everything off, tune everything out, put the kids in their sound proof room, and just chill.
You can plan out how you are going to attack a problem at work, pray, meditate, clear your mind of all the junk, or whatever you choose to do. Works wonders for improving thought clarity as well.