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Paleo Mousse Au Chocolat

We do our best to maintain a relationship of balance and moderation with foods we label as “treats” (or as the folks at Whole30 hilariously call them, Sex With Your Pants On foods). When it comes to chocolate, however, it’s virtually impossible to practice self-restraint. The good news is that chocolate isn’t all that bad. In fact it’s…

By ascendbody October 13, 2017 | 

Active / Exercise & Fitness / FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Personal Training / Tips

Get the #1 Habit That Will Help You Lose Fat

We are so inspired by the success of our 2017 Fall into Fitness Challenge participants. It’s been an incredibly positive and uplifting experience to play a role in empowering our participants to achieve their fitness and wellness goals. Most of our participants lost over 8 pounds and reported greater mental clarity and better food choices….

By ascendbody October 9, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Tips

Fats: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

In our 30 day fitness and nutrition challenge we’ve been talking about good fats and bad fats. The subject always seems like to be such a hot topic! Because of the 80s low-fat scare, some of that old information around saturated fats being bad for the body still haunts us. Also, recent studies have claimed that “good…

By Shane Young October 6, 2017 | 

Exercise & Fitness / FITNESS & WELLNESS / food / Nutrition / Personal Training / Tips

Replacing Foods that Cause Inflammation with Inflammation-Fighting Foods

Your immune system is a very complex network of cells, tissues and organs. All these components work together to help protect your body and fight off foreign invaders, such as germs, bacteria, viruses and parasites. The problem? It’s not just germs and parasites that put health at risk. Sometimes it’s our food choices that initiate…

By Marvin October 3, 2017 | 

food / Nutrition / Recipes

Chicken Hash with Butternut Squash and Kale

Here’s a new way to serve up nutritious veggies with protein-packed chicken. It’s tender, flavorful and simple to make. Basically a perfect meal! This dish is great for meal prep, as it holds up well for several days in the fridge and can be easily packed in Tupperware to eat on-the-go. Enjoy! Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com Servings:…

By ascendbody September 15, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / food / Nutrition / Recipes

Summer Recipe – Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Quinoa tabbouleh is a delicious vegetarian side dish that features the seeds that pack an extra protein punch, which is a great break from meat when it’s hot out! The finely chopped parsley and mint, plus fresh vegetables, can be really refreshing on hot days. Health Benefits of Quinoa Quinoa is a plant native to parts…

By ascendbody September 4, 2017 | 

Announcements / Exercise & Fitness / FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Personal Training

It’s Transformation Time! Act Now and Save!

Hey there!! Are you tired of fitness challenges that leave you overwhelmed, uninspired, and right back at square one? Most people are and we are, too! When you dedicate your time and energy to a program, you deserve to come out feeling uplifted, inspired, and ready to take on the world. That’s why we created…

By ascendbody August 31, 2017 | 

Nutrition

The Amazing Health Benefits Of Chia Seeds

There are many foods out there claiming to be ‘super’, yet not all of them have the goods required to back up such claims. Chia seeds, on the other hand, really are as beneficial, diverse and delicious as people praise them for being. The chia seed is most commonly harvested from the ‘salvia hispanica’ plant,…

By ascendbody July 19, 2017 | 

Nutrition

Top Five Paleo Restaurants in San Francisco

We see the benefits of a Paleo diet on a daily basis with our clients and ourselves (learn more about Paleo with our post 15 Health Benefits of the Paleo Diet According to Science), but having a dietary restriction can sometimes create a struggle. Luckily we live in a progressive food city and there are…

By ascendbody July 10, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Recipes / Tips

Our 3 Favorite 4th of July Recipes!

Happy Independence Day! We love our holidays, especially those that involve cookouts with our beloved friends and family. Which is why we work hard to never let any dietary restrictions get in the way of our feasting fun. We’ve made a list of our top 3 favorite 4th of July inspired Paleo recipes. Enjoy, be…

By ascendbody July 4, 2017 | 

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