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 …

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 …

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 …

4 Reasons Fitness Retreats for Moms are Therapeutic

Fitness Retreats for Moms

All across the country, a new type of ‘therapy’ for moms is starting to gain traction. Enter the new era of the fitness and weight loss retreat (for moms and everyone from all walks of life). If you’ve only read casually about what a fitness or weight loss retreat does, then chances are you’re not getting a fully accurate picture. It’s no secret that fitness and weight loss retreats are quickly becoming all the rage, but most of the time, …

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 …

Five Reasons People Go to Fitness Camps

Five Reasons People Go to Fitness Camps

We know what you’re thinking. Fitness camps are designed for people who are dangerously obese and need serious intervention to get them back on the right track. That’s a common misconception, but it’s actually not true. It turns out, people of various weights and fitness levels attend fitness camps every year. Some even visit multiple times a year. When it comes to making real lifestyle changes, people are realizing fitness camps are the perfect setting to jumpstart or continue achieving …

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 …

The Benefits of Eating Clean

Healthy Eating at Fit Farm Rock Springs

Noise Versus Nutrition: Hanging Up the Hype In the increasingly fragmented world of nutritional plans and fitness frameworks, it’s fair to say that there’s more than enough confusion out there to make the average person wonder – what’s the best way to structure my eating plan? What works? What’s just hype? The noise in this space is deafening, and sometimes contradictory – fraught with hundreds of alleged experts and practitioners all vying for consumer attention, and (of course) dollars. But …