Spring Clean Your Diet

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Spring is in the air, and with it comes thoughts of spring cleaning. Have you ever thought about spring cleaning your diet? Here are some simple spring cleaning tips specifically for your kitchen, refrigerator, pantry, and mind that can help you improve your nutrition and even lose weight. First (and … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Brittany

What a whirlwind experience! To date I have lost a maximum of 19 lbs and have fluctuated back and forth between 19 and 18 lbs. Which hey, with the holidays I am amazed to be losing and not gaining! I am so excited because over the months while I seemed … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Elizabeth

Wow, this has been a busy month! My commitment to exercise and healthier eating was tested in several ways. Mid October, my son and I went to visit my mom and grandma and aunts and uncles for a week. Our schedule was completely off, I had no access to a … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Chris

Meet Chris.  He was chosen by the Ridge and Complete Nutrition as one of our weight gain candidates for the Total Body Transformation Project.  While honorably serving in the US Military, he suffered a debilitating back injury that caused him significant weight loss.  He turned to the Total Body Transformation … Read More

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

Accountability is a Drag

Remember when smoking in restaurants was completely acceptable? Eighteen years ago, I bartended and waited tables at a Big Sky restaurant and considered being able to smoke while I worked a perk (yes, me, the Health Coach). Today, many people would see a waitress smoking on the job as absurd. … Read More

Sweating for the Honeymoon | Week 1

Hi Everyone!  I’m baaaaaack!  I’m excited to say I had an amaaaazing time at our wedding last month and I’ve taken a few weeks off from Jen’s intense routine to just relax….  Well with all that relaxation came a more relaxed waistline, so I’m ready to get back after it! … Read More

Deconstructing Cravings

What do you crave? Sugar, caffeine, alcohol? Indulging in any of these can provide a quick fix to feel at ease, engaged or excited. They light up the “reward centers” in the brain by releasing dopamine, according to Dr. Robert Cloninger, a geneticist and psychiatrist noted for his research on … Read More

Fitness Matters | The Secret to Great Abs

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer & Health Coach Jackie Corcoran Get ready for bathing suit season! Crunches and planks will make you stronger but if you have a beer belly hiding your 6 pack, your diet is the secret. To GROW belly fat, eat processed carbs found in most bread, cereal, … Read More

Sweating for the Wedding | THANK YOU!

Thursday weigh in–complete!  Total weight lost this week 3.1 pounds.  Total weight loss to date 8 pounds. HOORAYYYY!  I am doing my happy dance in my head because I am sooooo close to goal 1 (lose 10 pounds) and I could even reach goal 2 (15 pounds) with 2 weeks … Read More

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