Take Bad Advice & Your Socks & Shoes Will Get Ruined.

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Sean Beckett The scope of a personal trainer cuts a wide swath. There is the obvious anatomy and exercise execution, but a good trainer will also be a competent teacher, listener, psychologist, planner, and supporter to name just a few “hats” we wear. It is impossible … Read More

Stop Exercising & Start Training!

Everyday I watch people come into the Ridge and do the same exercises the same way over and over. It’s like I’m Bill Murray in Groundhog Day. (I’m waiting for someone to fall off of a stair mill and I have to catch them everyday.) This is exercise people; this … Read More

Visualization and Positive Self Talk

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Leah Vogel So, you would like to lose twenty pounds. Here is the first step to success that many people skip entirely: visualization. Throughout your day, visualize what 20 pounds lighter would look and feel like and quit thinking about the negative thoughts associated with being … Read More

What’s The Losing Combo?

After three years of personal training, Ridge Personal Trainer Leah Vogel shares what her top weight loss clients all have in common. All tracked their food intake using livestrong.com or fitday.com All did cardio at least 2 times per week for at least 30 minutes.  This was sometimes as simple … Read More

Leah’s Hike Picks

  Does the thought of another bout of cardio on the elliptical or treadmill got you down?  Time to get outside then! Chances are, one of the very reasons you live in Bozeman is the recreational opportunities that are right outside your door.  Here are my three favorite day hikes … Read More