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

Staff Recipe Pick: The Life Changing Loaf of Bread

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I’m sure all of us have a little love hate relationship with bread.  It’s not necessarily bad for you–it’s low in fat and depending on what type it is it gives you a dose of fiber and some whole grains.  The issue with bread and most people is that we … Read More

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

Would you workout if money was on the line?

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Jackie Corcoran Part of my job is constantly trying to figure out what motivates people to reach their goals.  Just like a teacher uses several teaching methods to get through to each student, I have to use different methods to motivate my clients. This is a … Read More

What Does A Personal Trainer Eat?

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Annie Barber Nutrition is very important when it comes to overall well-being, health and fitness. We all know the basics: eat good grains, lots of fruits and vegetables, stay away from processed foods, etc. There is so much information out there it can be overwhelming. Instead … Read More

Lecture at The Emerson this Thursday

Ridge Personal Trainer Jackie Corcoran found this event in The Bozone, check it out! Lecture: Robyn O’Brien; The Unhealthy Truth About Our Food Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture Thu: Jul 26, 2012 at 7:30 pm       Robyn O’Brien, food advocate and author of “The Unhealthy Truth: … Read More

Take The Power Back!

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Jackie Corcoran The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently forecasted that 42% of the U.S. population will be obese by 2030. Our country is in a health crisis. For reasons unknown to me, I must do something about it. With the support of The … Read More

Lions, Tigers, Teddy Grahams, Oh My!

Back in September I joined the 20lb Challenge and it changed my life.  I lost 20lbs and began to crave exercise.  I actually can honestly say, “I love to exercise!”  Minus abs, I hate ab work!  My weight loss was going great and I was hoping to lose another 20 … Read More

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