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Our Favorite Healthy Restaurants in San Francisco’s Mission District

Eating well is a huge part of building healthy, happy lives. There are lots of great recipes for you to try when you’re dining at home, but sometimes you want someone else to do the cooking. Check out some of our favorite dining options for eating well when you are out and about town.  These are…

By Shane Young August 28, 2018 | 

Active / FITNESS & WELLNESS / Movitation / Positive Thinking / Nutrition / Tips / Uncategorized

Is Feeling Good- Good Enough?

Hi Ascenders! How are you feeling today? A lot of the time, we hear this question and answer it with an “Oh yeah, I’m fine” without even thinking about the answer, right? The truth is that, sometimes, the exact opposite is going on in our body, but we’re too proud to admit that something is…

By Marvin August 10, 2018 | 

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Peanut Butter Honey Chicken

Happy 4th of July America! Time to get the BBQ out and grill all our favorite meats. My first pick for healthy meat is definitely chicken. When it’s high quality, chicken is one of the best lean protein sources we have on this planet. Now what’s one of the worst mistake we can make on…

By Marvin July 3, 2018 | 

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Rainbow Power Salad

June is all about rainbow power. And, delicious as it is, we’re not just talking about this salad! It’s Gay Pride Month, and we’re in celebration mode here at Ascend Body. This month is all about honoring the diversity that makes our gym, our city and our world, such a rich and beautiful place.  …

By Marvin June 6, 2018 | 

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Paleo Bread & Butter

Hey Ascenders! Do you like bread? As a German, I grew up eating it my entire life. And even if I know it’s not really the healthiest, nothing beats a hot loaf of bread! Plus, the recipe options are endless.. You can throw together a sandwich, or just butter up a slice and eat it…

By Marvin May 4, 2018 | 

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Rise Up to the New You 2018

  We’ve all heard the rumors about 30 day challenges – the results won’t last, they’re just trying to sell you something, you aren’t allowed to actually eat. Today we’re putting those rumors to rest once and for all. You don’t have to live on grapefruit and high priced protein shakes for a month or…

By Shane Young January 11, 2018 | 

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Joseph’s Story

For most of my life I have been thin. I could eat anything I wanted in large quantities (and I did), and not gain a single pound. I was very active in high school and college, mostly running and swimming. In my mid 20’s I started working out more and even hired a trainer because…

By Shane Young January 8, 2018 | 

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Owner Shane Young’s Story

Hi Everyone. Happy 2018! It’s a New Year, and a new day! I hope you had a wonderful and fun time celebrating the conclusion of 2017.                 Today I wanted to share part of my personal story with you. (That little pic above was taken just a few days…

By Shane Young January 4, 2018 | 

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Intermittent Fasting- Is It Right For You?

The concept of intermittent fasting has been around for thousands of years, and has been practiced by many different cultures. Some cultures have used fasting as a spiritual or religious technique, while others have recognized the numerous health benefits that can be gained from extended periods without eating. So what is intermittent fasting, and how…

By Shane Young December 21, 2017 | 

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Protein Potato Latkes

  Hanukkah, the festival of light, is right around the corner. To celebrate, we’ve got an extra special recipe for you this Friday: potato latkes! These delectable, skillet-fried potato pancakes have been a staple of Hanukkah since the Middle Ages. Fried in oil, these pillowy potatoes are crispy on the outside with a creamy, savory interior….

By Marvin December 1, 2017 | 

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