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 …

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 …

Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K

If you’re looking into participating in your first 5k and don’t know where to begin, you’ve come to the right place! The idea of running your very first 5k (3.1 miles), can be both exciting and intimidating at the same time. 5k’s require proper training and preparation that takes time regardless of your experience level. If you are green and this is your first race, fear not! This beginner-friendly guide will walk you through what you need to do to …

Small Changes, Big Results

Small Changes, Big Results

It’s that time of year when we think about all the changes we want to make for a better life. So often, these changes are so big that they often feel overwhelming. But, what if we look at things a little differently? Instead of starting off with big changes, what if we started off with small changes that produced big results? To help you ease into this process, we’ve put together a list of 9 small changes to incorporate into …

Alcohol and Exercise Over the Holidays

Alcohol and Exercise Holiday

With all of the holiday festivities and parties going on, it’s only natural to want to partake in the holiday cheer with a couple of festive cocktails. It can be a struggle to stay on track with your goals during this time of year. Here at Fit Farm at Rock Springs, we focus on real-life results! The key is all about portion and moderation, not the absence of your personal joy or social life. We want you to have fun, …

Fitness Through the Ages: 40s-50s

Fitness Through the Ages

It’s no secret that as we age, our body begins to slow down and things aren’t as easy to do as they once were before. Strides that we make to be healthier and more fit require more and more effort as we enter new age groups. As you reach the age group between your 40’s and 50’s, you’ll find that you’re having a harder time keeping weight off. This is natural, as your metabolism is slowing down and your body …

Three Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Boost your metabolism

Metabolism – the elusive feature that controls how the body uses energy and burns calories. There are a lot of articles across the web promising quick and easy ways to improve your metabolism and burn calories faster. It would be wonderful if all those were true. Unfortunately, as many of you already know, metabolism can be a tricky thing to maintain, much less improve, and as we age our metabolism begins to slow down. So, we’ve done deep research and …

Exercise You Need to Lose Weight

The Amount of Exercise You Need to Do to Lose Weight

Exercise is one of the most talked-about subjects in the world, and likely a source of much procrastination as well. If you’re trying to maximize the results of your exercise routine, it may seem like a guessing game as to the right amount of exercise you need to lose weight. Wondering how to find that perfect balance? One thing that is often a result of creating unrealistic goals for yourself is an unmanageable degree of discouragement, which can ultimately cause …

Break Through the Fitness Plateau

Break Through the Fitness Plateau

Perhaps the most frustrating point in everyone’s fitness journey is the dreaded plateau. You’ve worked so hard, cleaned up your diet, you’re exercising every day, and you’re just stuck. Those last pesky pounds will not budge. Fortunately, this is common and there are some simple tricks that will work to get you past the fitness plateau, as long as you work at it. Break the routine, overcome the plateau We talk a lot about the value of routines, but there …

Tracking Your Heart Rate

Tracking Your Heart Rate

Our trainers at Fit Farm capture your integrated FitBit data from day one of your program in a mindful, adaptive approach to customize your training experience. We will use the health data stream from your Fitbit at camp as an important piece of your overall health metrics and track your heart rate. Why Fitbit for Heart Rate Tracking? The Fitbit allows us to easily track your calories and heart rate without the use of additional devices and is a great …