Get Moving and Stay Moving

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It’s well known that regular physical activity can lead to many long-lasting health benefits. In fact, physical fitness is considered to be one of the most important markers to predict cardiovascular disease and mortality. What is physical fitness? Physical fitness encompasses a variety of fitness-related metrics such as aerobic endurance, … Read More

Commit to Healthier Habits this New Year!

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The holiday season is known for decadent sweets, huge feasts, and generous gifts. It’s also one of the hardest times of the year to focus on health and fitness. Unhealthy distractions are everywhere and holiday stress can become overwhelming during the “most joyous time of the year.” That’s why when … 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 Mike

I kept my goals for this program simple and over the last 90 days I met those goals and exceeded my expectations. My goal was to gain strength and increase stamina and with the help of Dewey my personal trainer, Complete Nutrition and the Ridge Athletic Clubs I am stronger … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Jill

My name is Jill, and I am one of the lucky people who were chosen to participate in the Total Body Transformation Project that was offered through the Ridge and Complete Nutrition. I am the mom of two beautiful children, ages seven and three. While I was pregnant with my … Read More

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

Fitness Matters | Physical Activity….What?

What is the difference between physical activity and exercise? Why should we be physically active?  What are the benefits? These are very common questions I often hear regarding physical activity and exercise. What is it? Physical activity can be defined as any movement that expends energy. Exercise is a type … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Mike

Meet Mike.  He was chosen by the Ridge and Complete Nutrition as one of our “disease risk” candidates for the Total Body Transformation Project.  You may recognize him, he’s the Chief Meteorologist at KBZK.  On screen he’s full of energy, but behind the scenes he’s challenged with arthritis and Crohn’s disease, … Read More

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

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

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