How to Vacation Detox

Okay, I’ll be the first one to admit that this isn’t a true “detox”. I’m using the term loosely. We all have times where we feel bloated, nasty, and disgusting, and need a mini detox. This is the place I’m in currently. I just had a vacation in the water park capitol of the world […]

August FIT Friend! Watch out!

Check out our champion this month! Mr. Morris has been dedicated to FIT and always keeps us laughing with his comments.   That’s one of many things we admire about Jeff Morris. He keeps his sense of humor while trying his best and never giving up!   Jeff’s story is funny and to the point, just like him…    […]

Cholesterol myths are everywhere! Sort out some of the facts right here.

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule […]

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your body that use nutrients […]

Inspired by our July FIT Friend!

Although you won’t hear much from Lisa if you catch her at 5 a.m. or a Saturday kickboxing class, she has pleasantly surprised us by often sharing her feelings and story with our FIT family through her writing. What a journey she has had! We are absolutely THRILLED that Lisa Bender is our July FIT […]

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet we’re just beginning to […]

Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter?

You are positive that you’re not eating more food or “junkier” food but you’re still gaining weight. Is this possible? Yes! You are NOT crazy! And here’s why. We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument is an overly simplistic view of weight. There’s definitely more to the story than just what […]

Foods to Reduce Night Time Hot Flashes

Do you get hot flashes? Are they mostly at night? Do they set the bed on fire (but not in that way)? Let’s get you some solutions! Before we do that, just some quick info on why hot flashes occur so we can try to effect the root cause of these hormonal symptoms. What causes […]

Men… Losing Strength? ………..This Hormone Can Help

Yes, we’re talking testosterone. That muscle-building hormone. But I’m not going to recommend that you take any anabolic steroid hormones or anything like that. I am going to give you two solid tips on how you can boost your testosterone levels naturally with supplements. Tip #1: Get enough zinc Zinc is an essential mineral that […]