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Thank You for Choosing Big Mike’s Boot Camp, The Ultimate Beach Workout!

In the time leading up to your Boot Camp Orientation, here are several tips and strategies to help you prepare for Big Mike’s Boot Camp Workout fitness program. For maximum success, follow as many tips as you can, so that you are prepped and ready to hit the sand running with the #1 Santa Monica Beach Boot Camp! —Big Mike

 
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Big Mike's Boot Camp Fitness Prep

Wake-Up!
Start waking-up early enough to have time to eat your Pre-Workout Meal, get dressed and arrive at least 5 minutes early to camp!

Shoes
Coastal environments call for shoes that keep your feet dry and sand free, so select shoes that have as little mesh as possible (especially over the toe) to keep moisture and fine sand particles out. Trail running shoes seem to work best; be sure to wear non-cotton moisture-wicking socks for extra dry feet.

Hands
Gloves are important in cooler temperatures, since cold conditions can chill your hands while you workout. In Winter and Fall, choose hardy, athletic-type gloves.

Skin
 Buy Lip balm and SPF 30 or above for maximum protection to exposed skin

Eat
Fill-up your fridge with great Pre-Workout Meals and post-workout meals that have some complex carbohydrates and protein in them. Remember, it is very important to have a small pre-workout meal at least 1 hour prior to attending boot camp. Try my Ultimate Oatmeal pre-workout meal. Also, if losing bodyfat is one of your fitness goals, clear your home of all the empty calorie foods that sabotage your fitness success, out of site keeps it out of our mouth. Take a look at my article Chow on this, Not That! for substitution tips.

Hydrate
 Especially in the warmer months, please drink at least 8-10 glasses of water per day. FYI: Big Mikes supplies all the bottled water that you’ll need during boot camp. Check out Top 8 Hydration Benefits, you’ll be glad you did.

Parking Permit
To be able to park at beach level, the most convenient long-term parking, would be to pay for either a monthly permit ($27) or a semi-annual permit ($105) to the City of Santa Monica for a Beach Parking permit.
Here is the Link for More Beach Parking Information >

Zen
Big Mike’s Ultimate Beach Workout, located on stunning Santa Monica Beach is a great place to unplug from our devices, breathe fresh air, spy a dolphin, make friends and get in AMAZING shape.

See You on the Sand!  
 —Big Mike