Exercise & Fitness / FITNESS & WELLNESS / food / Nutrition / Recipes / Tips

Sheet Pan Hoisin Chicken

  Ingredients 2 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 cup (8 ounces) small Yukon Gold or red potatoes, halved or quartered 2 large carrots, sliced into rounds 2 cups broccoli florets 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks 1 cup cauliflower florets 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and black pepper to taste For the sauce…

By ascendbody March 16, 2017 | 

Exercise & Fitness / FITNESS & WELLNESS / food / Nutrition / Recipes

Healthy Carrot Cake Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 small carrot, chopped can sub for 1/4 cup mashed carrots 1-2 tbsp granulated sweetener of choice can sub for 5-6 drops of your favorite liquid sweetener 1-2 tbsp LSA mix can sub for ground flax or chia seeds 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tsp vanilla extract…

By ascendbody March 9, 2017 | 

Exercise & Fitness / FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Tips

How to Speed and Support Your Metabolic Rate

Understanding Metabolic Rate There are many factors that effect your metabolic rate such as your daily activity level, dietary choices, lean muscle mass, stress levels, nutritional supplements, age, sleep patterns, etc.  This post is not an attempt to provide a complete summary of everything you could possibly do to speed your metabolism in support of…

By ascendbody December 28, 2016 | 

Nutrition / Recipes

Three-way Braised Kale

Did you know that Kale is a super food, the highest nutrient content per calorie of any vegetable.  You  can cook it is braised, combined with a sweeter vegetable to balance the natural bitterness of kale (when it’s in season, red kale is not as bitter and tastes great on its own).  Here are three variations that…

By ascendbody February 24, 2016 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Personal Training / Videos

How I lost 10 pounds within one month at Ascend Body

  This is my story… the transition When I moved to San Francisco few months ago, I was looking for a place to help me become stronger, lose unwanted fat, improve my posture and be part of the holistic community. I should say that I was lucky to have found Ascend Body. From the moment,…

By ascendbody January 7, 2016 | 

Announcements / Events / Nutrition

Meet For Real Food!

We are super excited to announce the launch of For Real Food, the prepared meal service and personal cooking school brought to you by Scott Wiese, Ascend’s general manager and Food Dude.
Yay For Real Food!!

By superadmin May 21, 2013 | 


New Year, New Home — and a New Party on January 25

Exciting news: Starting February 1, we’re going to be in a much larger space — the entire fourth floor of 2973 16th Street, at the corner of Mission. We’ll have a 3,500 square foot home for our community of health and wellness, offering fitness and coaching work in an authentic, meaningful way. This means a party…

By superadmin January 5, 2013 | 


Eat Consciously

Have you ever heard of eating with your eyes closed? Imagine the difference in the experience of eating…. Most of us are talking or texting, looking at the computer or otherwise distracted. Give gratitude and appreciation for the food that you are eating, it gave it’s life to sustain yours. The feeling of being in…

By superadmin December 17, 2012 | 


7 Things Champions Eat for Breakfast

Breakfast can make or break your whole day — at least in terms of your metabolism. Skipping the first meal of the day slows your metabolism down for 24 hours and makes it hard to concentrate. This slowdown explains why people who make a habit of not eating breakfast — or only having coffee —…

By superadmin November 15, 2012 | 

Nutrition / Tips

Chicken Chorizo and Creamy (Dreamy) Eggs

Long ago and far away, Shane used to be allergic to eggs.  Now that his digestion and overall health are getting better and better, many of the problems that have irritated him for a long time are simply melting away.  And what a blessing.  Cause these eggs are really pretty good… We had Breakfast for Dinner tonight, and I…

By superadmin October 22, 2012 |