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

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 | 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

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 | Day 7

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My name is Christine.  I’m getting married in 7 6 weeks.  And I have a lot of work to do. Join me on my journey as I slim down for the big day. Day 7 Another endurance day in the books!  My fellow coworker, Emily, who works in Membership, ran … 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

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