What’s Your Fitness Level?

What's Your Fitness Level Fit Farm

When it comes to fitness, everyone has to start from somewhere. Doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned veteran in the gym or participate in marathons on the regular, we were all beginners at one point. Just like learning to ride a bicycle, there’s a process to become familiar with fitness. There is no one-size-fits-all for fitness and exercise. What works for you may not work for someone else. It all depends on your goals and what you want to achieve …

Fitness For All Ages

Fitness For All Ages

Much like the seasons, our bodies change as each new day comes and goes. We experience many transformations as we age and mature, all unique and unfamiliar. With age comes wisdom over time. But what if we could get ahead of the ball and enter each new year prepared with the knowledge and know-how to slow Father Time down? The more you understand about what happens as you age, the better you set yourself up for a lifelong of healthy …

Fitness In Your 20s and 30s

Fitness in your 20s and 30s

A common misconception is when you’re in your 20s or even 30s, you don’t really need to exercise and can eat whatever you want because you’re young and therefore, healthy. The reality is that’s simply not true. In fact, this is a crucial time now more than ever to take care of your body. As you age and enter each new decade of your life, you will feel the effects of the decisions you make now. These two decades in …

5 Steps For Staying Motivated

5 Steps for Staying Motivated

It’s natural to have the desire to better yourself and we often start this process by setting goals. Big or small, goal setting is the first step in the journey of improving our lives and is, quite frankly, the easiest step. It’s simple to say that you want to lose “x” number of pounds, or that you want to be more active; however, the real challenge lies in following through with those goals. Properly understanding the driving force behind your …

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Fat Farms for Seniors

Fat Farms for Seniors Fit Farm

Researching weight loss camps or fat farms for seniors isn’t easy, but if you’re over 50 and wondering how to lose weight and get fit again, then you’re not alone! It can be difficult finding a program that isn’t too intense or too lax, but rather, is unique to you and your personal goals. At Fit Farm at Rock Springs, we believe that fat farms for seniors need to change, which is why we’re not a ‘fat farm’, we’re a …

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 …

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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 …

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, …