Calculating the Magic Macro Blend for Weight Loss

Macro Blend for Weight Loss

Cooking at home is a great way to keep track of your caloric intake when trying to achieve your weight loss goals. However, it can be a bit tricky if you’re cooking your own recipe and have multiple ingredients that you need to account for. There isn’t exactly a nutrition label for Aunt Suzy’s Grilled Salmon Salad with Herbs, Lime, and Creamy Cilantro Dressing recipe after all. If there is, kudos to Aunt Suzy for putting that together! Luckily for …

Need a Mental Health Break? Maybe It’s Time to Retreat!

Mental Health Break at Fit Farm

When we think of a fitness or weight loss retreat, the things that immediately come to mind are, “I’ll get in shape, I’ll eat better, and I’ll feel better physically”. But oftentimes, we overlook the mental health benefits of attending these retreats. Being physically healthy is incredibly important for our well-being but equally important is being mentally fit. It’s easy to get caught up in our everyday lives, especially with the ability to work from home nowadays. When we keep …

Fit Farm Alumni: Steve DeCaspers

Fit Farm Fitness Retreat Alumni Steve

Finding the right balance between your everyday life and your health can be challenging. It’s easy to get caught up with work and lose sight of what’s really important, taking care of you. We often don’t consider the thought of putting ourselves first until we’ve felt the side effects come to fruition. The team at Rock Springs Retreat Center is proud to share the story our one of our first Alumni Advisory Board Members, Steve DeCaspers, and how he conquered …

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Fit Farm at Rock Springs, a Healing Place for All

Fit Farm at Rock Springs, a Healing Place For All

Often, when people think of attending a fitness retreat, the first things that come to mind are the physical benefits. Depending on the retreat, that could be exactly what you get, and only that. But here at Fit Farm at Rock Springs, it’s more than just losing weight and getting physically fit. It’s a safe place where you can find healing by opening your heart to people who were once strangers and are now family. We’d like to share with …

Sun Safety Tips for a Fun Summer

Sun Safety Tips for a Fun Summer in Tennessee

Summer is here and you know what that means. A plethora of outdoor activities are calling your name to enjoy with your friends and family out in the sun! It’s the perfect time for an outdoor barbecue, go for a hike on your local trails, cool off with a refreshing dip in a spring, and hit up the pickleball court, all while soaking in some rays to make your skin shimmer with summer vibes. Being in the sun is what …

June 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

Summer is finally here and so is the fun! We like to celebrate the beautiful, sunny weather with exciting outdoor activities that remind us what it’s like to laugh like a kid again. Kickball, pickleball, volleyball, basketball, frisbee golf, and so much more are all waiting for you on the farm! Of course, we can’t forget the pool, the very heart of summer itself! Imagine jumping into a cool, refreshing body of water on a hot, sunny day. The summer …

10 Ways to Burn Calories While Having Fun This Summer

Burn Calories While Having Fun This Summer

Who says you can’t have fun while burning calories? You don’t have to hit up the gym every time you want to get a great workout in. There are countless ways you can burn calories without even realizing it! With summer here, now is the perfect time to take advantage of the weather and dive into some outdoor fun. Here on the farm, we’re taking advantage of the weather and wanted to share with you 10 ways to burn calories …

Asian Cucumber Salad Recipe

Asian Cucumber Salad Recipe

Cool off your palate this summer with this delightfully refreshing Asian Cucumber Salad! It makes for an excellent side dish or as a snack by itself!Yields: 4 cups | Prep time: 15 minsCalories: 28kcal | Protein: 1g | Carbs: 4g | Fat: 2gIngredients 4 cups Cucumbers, thinly sliced 1/4 cup Red Onions sliced 1/4 cup Red Peppers, diced 1/4 cup Rice Wine Vinegar 1 tsp Honey 1 tsp Sesame Seeds 1/2 tsp Sesame Seed Oil 1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes …

11 Father’s Day Gifts for the Fitness Dad 2022

Father's Day Gifts

Let’s be honest. Sometimes it can be difficult to buy something for dad. That’s why Fit Farm at Rock Springs put together this collection of Father’s Day gift ideas that encourage healthy habits (and are actually useful!). What’s great about these gifts is that most of them can be used in everyday situations beyond working out and exercising, so they won’t get tossed in a closet and forgotten. If you have a dad/father-figure/brother/friend that is active or looking to become …

Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe

Honey Mustard Recipe

Enjoy the rich deliciousness of this homemade honey mustard dressing. It’s perfect for drizzling on top of salads, as a dipping sauce for finger foods, as a condiment on your favorite sandwich, or as a glaze for chicken.Ingredients ¼ cup Dijon Mustard 4 tbsp of Honey (to taste) 3 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tbsp Lemon Juice ¼ tsp Salt ¼ tsp Pepper 2 tbsp Water Directions Place ingredients in a mason jar with …