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Charla McMillan

About Charla McMillan

Charla McMillian is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with more than 25 years of strength training and personal training experience. Since 1997, she has operated FitBoot - Basic Training for Professionals, helping elite athletes and novices achieve balanced conditioning and superior performance using military techniques, which Charla learned as a U.S. Marine Corps officer, and NSCA-approved athletic conditioning guidelines. FitBoot programming includes authentic boot camp fitness training in Boston and San Francisco, on-site personal training in the Bay Area and FitbyFone long-distance training, reaching clients nationwide. She is the author of Boot Camp Abs (Fair Winds Press).


5-step workout for a wacky schedule

A nurse’s irregular hours can get in the way of a regular workout. Here are quick ways to get you back in control.

The cafeteria eater’s guide

The cafeteria eater’s guide

Looking for smart ways to outdo the brown bag? Here are some tips for when you’re visiting your workplace cafeteria…

8 sleep tips for evening nurses

8 sleep tips for evening nurses

“I’m so sorry, I just can’t work out today,” a client says mournfully into my voicemail. “I got too little sleep this week and got sick.”

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