My Path to Fitness

Author: Guest Blogger & Ridge Member Kimberly E. Like many, I have struggled with my weight. I have been overweight most of my adult life. In 2005 I attended the wedding of friends. This is a picture from that wedding. At that time I was at my heaviest, 225/230 on … Read More

Fitness Matters | Get Stronger, Run Better!

Proper training for running can present many challenges, especially when athletes desire to run faster and avoid injuries. Many athletes run with a laser-like focus on mileage or training volume only to find themselves injured or stuck at a plateau during their workouts. If you are eager to improve your … Read More

Fitness Matters | Get Outside and Move!

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer and Health Coach Jackie Corcoran Celebrate life, get fit and reduce stress by getting outside this Summer. Bozeman makes it easy with safe and abundant trails. Short on time? Bring your water bottle to the nearby “M” Trail for a 1 to 2 hour vertical challenge. … Read More

Sweating for the Wedding | 1,001 Cranes

My name is Christine.  I’m getting married in 7 6  5 4 3 weeks.  And I have a lot of work to do. Join me on my journey as I slim down for the big day. 1,001 cranes – the crane is a symbol of longevity and prosperity in Japanese culture. For the bride and … Read More

Sweating for the Wedding | 2 weeks down!

My name is Christine.  I’m getting married in 7 6  5 weeks.  And I have a lot of work to do. Join me on my journey as I slim down for the big day. Week 2 down!  My apologies for not posting as much last week; it was a crazy busy week here at the Ridge, hopefully … Read More

Sweating for the Wedding | Day 5

My name is Christine.  I’m getting married in 7 weeks.  And I have a lot of work to do. Join me on my journey as I slim down for the big day. Day 5 Happy Monday everyone!  Hope you all had a fantastic weekend.  This was my first weekend under … Read More

Mixin’ It Up!

Author: Annie Barber, Ridge Personal Trainer The season of barbeques, boating, tanning, and floating is finally upon us. Summers in Montana are priceless—we’re surrounded by endless beauty and are lucky enough to call this home. Since I’m a personal trainer and a gym rat, most of my time is spent … Read More

Bored On The Treadmill But Want To Dominate A Run? Try This!

Try this interval run from Ridge Personal Trainer Annie Barber to amp up your treadmill workouts!  Not ready to run 7 miles yet? Cut the times in half and vary the speeds to adjust to your level. Total Time: 60 minutes Mileage: Approximately 7 miles (depending on pace) 00:00-05:00 minutes: Jog … Read More

Interval Run by Annie B. (this one is a doozy!)

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Annie Barber Here is a running workout I did last week..maybe a little more challenging than most but you can always modify! Jog 1 mile at 6.5 mph mile 1-1.25: 7 mph mile 1.25-1.5: 7.5 mph mile 1.5-1.75: sprints at 8 mph (sprint 20 seconds, rest … Read More

Burn the Fat, Keep the Muscle!

Did You Know? Low intensity cardiovascular exercise only burns calories while you are actually exercising. That means the moment you stop exercising, your caloric expenditure goes back down to nearly baseline levels. Within minutes, you’re not burning many more calories than if you hadn’t done anything at all. High intensity … Read More

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