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5 Awesome Ideas to Fall in Love with Meal-Prepping

Easy-breezy meal prep doesn’t have to be intimidating. With just a few pro tips and the right inspiration, you can be one of “those” people posting #goals pics of all your meals for the week, lined up in environmentally friendly glass containers that show off what a boss you are when it comes to making…

By Shane Young February 4, 2019 | 

Food/Recipes / Motivation/Tips / Nutrition

Christmas Guilt Free Menu

Hi Ascenders,   We’re counting down the days! Christmas is almost here and we want to prepare you for the coming holidays with the right food. As we jump from one holiday to the next there’s always a reason to screw up your diet and find an excuse not to exercise. Our goal is and…

By Shane Young December 18, 2018 | 

Active/Fitness / Exercise/Personal Training / Motivation/Tips

Neutral Spine Exercises

    How are you doing today? Are you feeling a bit stiff? That might be related to a not mobile spine.  Below I will explain some neutral spine exercises.    Maybe you’ve heard during our sessions one of our trainers saying: “Keep a neutral spine during this exercise.” But what does that actually mean?…

By Shane Young November 16, 2018 | 

Food/Recipes / Motivation/Tips / Nutrition / Uncategorized

Sweeter than Candy: The Caramel Apple

Hi Ascenders, Happy Halloween! Sweeter Than Candy Is everybody already in a sweet and spooky mood? In case you’re not feeling sweet enough today, why don’t you get your sweet tooth up with one of our yummy clean eating recipes?! Yes, you’re right when you look at the ingredients for it, there is a good…

By Shane Young October 31, 2018 | 

Active/Fitness / Food/Recipes / Motivation/Tips / Nutrition / Uncategorized

Savory Pumpkin Recipes

Hello Amigos 🙂   Halloween is around the corner and I hope you have created that spooky atmosphere in your house! This Fall season, we do have some new savory pumpkin recipes.  As always, we like to create a certain ambiance and to compliment that feeling we created a great pump(kin) smoothie recipe for you…

By Shane Young October 24, 2018 | 

Food/Recipes / Motivation/Tips / Nutrition / Uncategorized

Guilt Free Sweet Potato Waffles!

  Hey Ascenders!   Did you really read that correct? Hell yes, guilt-free sweet potato waffles! Why not?!   I know what you’re thinking right now: Aren’t carbs in the morning a bad thing? Well, I want to encourage you to see the whole carb thing a little more in the grey zone instead of…

By Shane Young October 18, 2018 | 

Motivation/Tips / Nutrition

Fall Nutrition Tips!

Fall Nutrition Tips! Each season of the year, we look at an element and a pair of organs. The primary organ we focus on is the Yin organ, the Yang organ is also affected in any given season. During the Fall the primary organs we look at are the Lungs and Large Intestine. (Some of…

By Shane Young October 15, 2018 | 

Active/Fitness / Motivation/Tips / Positive Thinking/Wellness / Uncategorized

Ideas To Focus On Your Workout

  Focus Workout Ideas     Hey Ascenders! How are you doing today? Good? Only good? Or awesome?  If you’re just feeling good, well, then maybe one reason is that you get distracted too often. The idea to write about this topic came up after a couple of my last sessions. However, it resonates with…

By Shane Young October 5, 2018 | 

Exercise/Personal Training / Motivation/Tips / Uncategorized

The 3 Major Benefits of Rotational Movement Exercises

  Hey Ascend family!   You know, coming from the world of classic bodybuilding I wasn’t really used to a lot of rotational movement exercises until I joined Ascend. However, since I’ve joined the team I’ve learned about all the cool and important benefits of rotation. Recently I just finished a RIP-trainer TRX class. There,…

By Shane Young September 24, 2018 | 

Active/Fitness / Motivation/Tips / Nutrition / Uncategorized

Good Fats And Bad Fats

Fats. The biggest problem with them is that there are so many of them and I get it: People get confused on knowing the difference between good fats and bad fats. Everybody out there is telling a different story, they talk about “healthy” and “bad” fat and try to put complex things in categories. Not…

By Marvin August 24, 2018 | 

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