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, …

What to Expect at a Fit Farm Weight Loss Retreat

What to Expect at a Fit Farm Weight Loss Retreat

Curious about changing your lifestyle habits? Sick of having no energy? Are you ready to reclaim your overall health? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re at the right place. A weight loss retreat or camp, like the one here at Fit Farm at Rock Springs, is designed to do exactly what it sounds like, help you lose weight and transform your body and mind. However, not all weight loss camps are made equal. Some don’t have …

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 …

Eat Your Way to a Happier Holiday Waistline

6 SIMPLE EATING HACKS TO GET YOUR WAISTLINE THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS! It’s the holiday season, and no matter what you’re celebrating or why, if there’s one thing that Americans know how to do when we get together to celebrate, it’s EAT. From that Thanksgiving spread with candied yams, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie, to that New Year’s Eve celebration with cocktail weenies, spinach, and artichoke dip, and champagne, holidays mean food and lots of it! And don’t forget about …

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 …

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 …