Total Body Transformation | Update from Elizabeth

Meet Elizabeth.  She was chosen by the Ridge and Complete Nutrition as one of our “disease risk” candidates for the Total Body Transformation Project.  As a mom, she battled debilitating migraines and lack of sleep as she tried to take care of her son’s health issues over the last few … 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

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

Guest Blogger coming your way!

Exciting news…we are going to have a new guest blogger, January!  January was one of our successful 20 Pound Challenge participants and is now continuing her success by training with Krista.  She’ll be blogging about the highs, lows, struggles, and joys of reaching her goal weight, being a mom, and … Read More

Don’t be afraid to lift heavy!

Take a tip from Ridge Personal Trainer Krista Kottraba, don’t be afraid to lift heavy. Increasing your weights by even 5 pounds can make a big difference in your workout. If you always stick to light weights and high reps you aren’t going to get the results you want. The … Read More

Staff Picks Workout Playlist

The music you choose to listen to can make a huge impact on your workout mood and intensity.  We asked some of our staff what they like to listen to during their workouts and came up with a playlist full of oldies, hard rock, hip hop, and everything in between.  … Read More

Trainer Krista Kottraba’s Favorite Smoothie

Ridge Personal Trainer Krista Kottraba shares her favortie smoothie recipe with us, no measuring required! Frozen banana (chop a fresh banana and then freeze ) Frozen mixed berries 1/2 carton low fat yogurt, your flavor of choice! 100% Orange juice (best fresh squeezed!) Fill frozen fruit in the cup you will … Read More