What’s So Good About Berries?

Rarely does a day go by that I don’t eat at least one serving of berries. Usually, it’s more like two servings. Whether it be with my breakfast or as a standalone snack, I find room to have by blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, or blackberries. There are more berries out there, and I am aware that…

Get The Most Out Of Your Fitness Tracker

Did you get a new FitBit, Apple Watch, or other fitness tracker for Christmas? If so, welcome to the club! I snagged a FitBit Charge 2 for myself over the holidays. Despite all of the haters and naysayers out there, I love it. Now let’s get this straight. In no way do I feel that…

Recipe of the Week: Simply Sweet Overnight Oats

Sometimes it’s nice to wake up in the morning, pull out a bowl or jar from the fridge, and enjoy a nutritious breakfast. No extra steps required. Here’s a simple, and easy overnight oats recipe I think you’ll enjoy. Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 banana 1/4 cup blueberries 1/8…

The New Year and The Two Ends of The Wellness Spectrum

It’s Wednesday, so let’s talk wellness. Total wellness doesn’t merely encompass your physical state of being. It also includes your mental, emotional and spiritual states as well. The holidays have passed. We’ve started a new year. How are you feeling? Are you joyous with the idea of a new beginning, or are you dreadful as…

Is A 10 Minute Workout Sufficient?

Let’s get this clear from the start. We love a good session in the gym. One of those sessions where you target a specific muscle group and have to force yourself through a grueling hour long workout. It happens quite frequently at our gym. But — we also recognize that not everyone loves that type…

Recipe of the Week: Oven Roasted Carrots with a Kick

These carrots are so delicious. You generally don’t think about a hint of spice when it comes to carrots, but I’m telling you… You will love theses! Ingredients: 1 lb carrots, cut on an angle in 1 inch pieces 1 Tbs olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 pinch of red…

Slowly Giving Up Processed Foods

We develop our eating habits over a lifetime, and those habits start forming early in life. Of course anyone who has the willpower can overcome bad eating habits, but if it were easy, we wouldn’t be facing the obesity crisis we face today. And one of the toughest ways to go about tackling bad habits…

Christmas Spinach Pomegranate Salad

This recipe not only tastes great, but also brings in the beautiful traditional Christmas colors of red and green. It will be a nice, healthy hit to add to your holiday menu. Ingredients: 3-4 cups spinach 1 cup pomegranate seeds 1 cup thinly sliced radishes 1 red thinly sliced red onion 1 cup almond slivers…

Planning Your Fat Intake for the Day

We all know the idea that all fats are bad for you has been debunked. It’s a sad truth that fats took on a bad name in the American diet for many years due to untruths that our own government kept from us. But that’s a story for another day. The fats you want to…

The Heaviest Weights Aren’t Always the Best Weights

Form over weight. You will hear this phrase time and time again once we launch our Boldly Fit workouts. We want everyone we work with or encourage to have that concept locked in. It is so important when it comes to resistance training. The person lifting the heaviest weights in the gym might not be…

Boldly Fit Links of the Week (12-16-16)

We don’t operate in a vacuum. There’s great advice and inspiration for living a fit life all over the place. Here are five of our favorite links from this week. 1. Why we love ACV and you should too! 2. How you can avoid excess inflammation 3. Food anxiety is real. Here’s how you can avoid it. 4. If…

Fitness and the Negative Comment Cycle

Girl, you are getting too skinny! Are you going to eat the same thing again today? You know you look silly carrying around that gallon jug! Don’t lose any more weight! The comments from even well-intentioned family and friends are the one thing you don’t need on your fitness journey, but for some reason, once…