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 …

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 …

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 …