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

Sweating for the Honeymoon | Week 1

Hi Everyone!  I’m baaaaaack!  I’m excited to say I had an amaaaazing time at our wedding last month and I’ve taken a few weeks off from Jen’s intense routine to just relax….  Well with all that relaxation came a more relaxed waistline, so I’m ready to get back after it! … 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 | 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 | THANK YOU!

Thursday weigh in–complete!  Total weight lost this week 3.1 pounds.  Total weight loss to date 8 pounds. HOORAYYYY!  I am doing my happy dance in my head because I am sooooo close to goal 1 (lose 10 pounds) and I could even reach goal 2 (15 pounds) with 2 weeks … Read More

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 | 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

Mixin’ It Up!

Author: Annie Barber, Ridge Personal Trainer The season of barbeques, boating, tanning, and floating is finally upon us. Summers in Montana are priceless—we’re surrounded by endless beauty and are lucky enough to call this home. Since I’m a personal trainer and a gym rat, most of my time is spent … 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

50 Shades of Grey Workout

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Desiree Dejongh                     10 Dumbbell Pushups 10 Dumbbell Chest Presses 10 Bicep Curls 10 Tricep Extensions 10 Upright Rows *Repeat 5x 10 Hamstring Curls 10 Dumbbell Squats 10 Dumbbell Lunges 10 Calf Raises 10 Leg Presses *Repeat … Read More

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