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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 …

May 2022 Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter

The weather here in Castalian Springs, TN, has been gorgeous – perfect for outdoor activities like hiking the natural beauty of Tennessee’s foothills! Hiking is an excellent opportunity to rekindle your relationship with nature while reaping an abundance of health benefits. It’s nature’s therapy. That’s why we here at Fit Farm at Rock Springs have incorporated weekly outings (weather permitting) beyond the farm that are amazing fitness experiences!Hikes at Fit Farm are more than just a walk on a trail. …

Fit Farm Alumni: Gary S.

Fit Farm Alumni Gary S

The team at Fit Farm at Rock Springs is excited to share with you Alumni Advisory Board Member Gary’s inspiring journey! Gary has had amazing success with the Fit Farm program and lost an impressive 70 lbs. in nine weeks! Fit Farm energized and gave him the motivation to transform his life. The knowledge and skills he learned while on the farm are now a part of who he is. Gary originally came to Fit Farm with the goal to …

Hiking, Nature’s Therapy

Hiking, Nature's Therapy

The smooth earth crumbling beneath your shoes, the cool breeze brushing against your face, the smell of freshly bloomed flowers, the warmth of sunshine tingling your skin as it escapes through the trees above. Hiking truly is a unique experience for your body and senses. Nothing can compare to the incredible expedition of walking the path that nature has laid out for us. It’s an excellent opportunity to rekindle your relationship with nature while reaping the abundance of health benefits. …

Trainer Talk: Injury Prevention

Trainer Talk Injury Prevention

We take injury prevention seriously here at Fit Farm at Rock Springs. It’s such an important part of any fitness or weight loss journey that, if not done correctly, could halt your progress. We reached out to our Certified Personal Trainer, Hunter Ritenour, who specializes in strength and conditioning combined with rehabilitative therapy, to see if we could get the scoop on how the trainers at Fit Farm handle injury prevention.Why is Injury Prevention Important?Injury prevention is HUGE in any …

April 2022 Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter

Spring has sprung at Fit Farm at Rock Springs, and you know what that means! It’s time to get ready to embrace the beautiful weather Tennessee has to offer with more outdoor activities, including the return of water aerobics! Our 200-acre private horse farm is the perfect backdrop to enjoy the beautiful scenery that Tennessee has to offer while working up a sweat. Our trainers are carefully watching the weather to ensure the proper outdoor conditions are met to utilize …

Fit Farm Alumni: Ginger Phillips

Fit Farm Alumni Ginger

The team at Fit Farm at Rock Springs is happy to share with you the story of one of our very first guests ever and 2022 Alumni Advisory Board Member, Ginger Phillips! The first fitness retreat she attended at Fit Farm was back in April 2017 (exactly 5 years ago this month!). She hit her personal weight loss goal of 12lbs in 2017 and has maintained and exceeded her goal all these years, losing a total of 35lbs! Throughout the …