Modifying Risk Factors For A Healthier You! Part 1

  For those of you that weren’t able to make it to the first session of our Free Health Series “Modifying Risk Factors For A Healthier You with Eddie Davila,” not to worry, we’ve got a recap so you don’t miss out! Part 1 of the series covered blood pressure, … Read More

Counting The Gains

Author: Guest Blogger & Ridge Member January H. I am sure many of you have seen the new Special K commercial that sends the message “it is not about losing weight but what you gain.”  When I first saw this on January 1st it really hit home for me.  Sometimes … Read More

Fuel for your body!

We all know we need to eat to live, but do we all truly fuel our body to burn at it’s most effective level?  The quality of the food we eat has a huge impact on our moods, energy, and waistline. Try this recipe for Home Touch Trail Mix from … Read More

Health and Longevity Linked to HAPPINESS

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Annie Barber In a past issue of IDEA magazine I discovered an article emphasizing the importance of happiness.  Happy people live longer and are healthier overall. Instead of trying to find happiness by eliminating the negative (stress, anxiety, weight) we need to focus on enjoyment, find … Read More

What’s in store for 2013?

Many of us make a New Year’s Resolution, but how many of us actually keep them?  Here’s a great link from Ridge Personal Trainer Jackie Corcoran’s Health Coaching Site to help you stay on track, click here to read on! Whatever your New Year’s resolutions may be, let us know how … Read More

Pretty Toes

I got spoiled at the Spa Ridge today. Heidi Vasquez, one of our talented pedicurists/manicurists made my toes pretty! With her undivided loving attention, she softened my calloused heals in a warm foot bath and then exfoliated and massaged my feet and calves–an exquisite experience. Just when I thought it … Read More

A New Day

If there is one thing I took away from the first 20lb Challenge back in September it is that, “Everyday is a New Day.”  Josh Palmer told me that during one of our first nutritional meetings.  Of course you do need to be accountable if you slipped up the day … Read More

Lower Your Risk!

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Annie Barber Type 2 Diabetes is a common disease that can harm your health in many ways. In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is critical for the body to use glucose for energy … Read More

Visualization and Positive Self Talk

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Leah Vogel So, you would like to lose twenty pounds. Here is the first step to success that many people skip entirely: visualization. Throughout your day, visualize what 20 pounds lighter would look and feel like and quit thinking about the negative thoughts associated with being … Read More

Healthy at Every Size

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Annie Barber I came across a wonderful book called Health At Every Size by Linda Bacon and want to share it with you all. She calls it a peace movement, and health professionals across the nation are giving in and supporting this wonderful “movement.” This book … Read More

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