Nutrition Tips & Recipes

70 Classes?!


With 70 group exercise classes on the schedule, and 9 amazing health and fitness specialists, we have everything you need to reach your true potential. Need some added attention, accountability, and a structured plan inside the gym and out? Give personal training or small group training a try! With so many options, so many avenues,…

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Inside Katie’s Kitchen


Many times, people will ask us what we eat during the day to get an idea of foods that might be healthy for them. Verging slightly from my regular routine of Katie’s Corner, I thought I would bring to you one of the most vulnerable parts of my house-my kitchen! So I sifted through items…

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Quick Guide to the Nutrition Label


1) Serving Size: Start from the top! Serving size is where the main deception lies. Something may appear to be worthwhile when in reality, you are eating multiple servings. Always multiply all nutrient values by the total number of servings you are consuming. A serving is typically much less than you’d think! 2) Calories: Total calories are important. If…

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NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!


If you’re like most people, the holidays are a time of mixed emotions. You’re excited and anxious to spend time with family, and you’re dreading the extra weight that you know you’re bound to gain. Are these holiday pounds inevitable? Lean in close to catch these seven secret ways to help you fend off extra…

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Top Tips for a Successful and Healthy Holiday Season


By: Marit Harney RD, LDN, CPT Everyone is aware of the fact that eating and exercise habits tend to decline around the holidays, leaving most of us 2-5 pounds heavier by the time we hit January.  Many of us fail to lose all the weight and continue to slowly pack on the pounds year after…

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15 Quick Tips to Streamline your Results…


If you’re on a mission to tone up and stay strong through the Holiday season, then it’s really important to try and hone your fat loss and minimize potential fat storage. And we all know, there’s a whole lot of “potential” lurking around us. Losing pounds feels good, but if those pounds are precious muscle,…

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Let’s simplify your weight loss


The main reason that you’re not happy with your weight is because of what you eat.  It’s hardly your fault. Have you ever stopped to notice how many times you’re bombarded by food marketing each day? Ads come at you from magazine pages, T.V. commercials, on websites and billboards, each boasting of cheap, convenient and tasty ways…

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Dealing with food cravings


You wake up each morning with every intention of eating well today. You’ll skip the drive thru line on your way to work. You’ll refuse to get fast food with co-workers at lunch. You’ll boycott the vending machine in the mid-afternoon. And you won’t even think about having dessert after dinner. But then your cravings…

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Is this you?


A woman sits at a restaurant studying the menu with a furrowed brow. She has begun an exercise routine and knows that her frequent meals out could slow her weight loss results if she isn’t careful. When the waiter comes she is still deep in thought over what to order. “What can I get for…

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Red and processed meats cause cancer?


On Tuesday marked an interesting day in consumer history. Anytime the World Health Organization releases a study, especially one of this magnitude, people take notice. I use the word “consumer” because we are ultimately in charge of the products we buy, the politicians we buy into, and the information we choose to absorb (etc, etc.). Let…

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