Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Asian Marinated Tuna w/ Shaved Salad

Courtesy of Ingredients 4 tuna steaks, about 6 oz. each 1⁄4 cup olive oil 2 tbsp. coconut aminos 2 tbsp. rice vinegar 2 tbsp. lime juice 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tbsp. cooking fat Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Ingredients for the shaved salad 6 small – medium…

By Shane Young June 11, 2015 | 

Events / Nutrition

Farmer’s Market Guided Tour

As health-conscious San Franciscans, you’ve got to know about the huge Farmers Market at the Ferry Building at the Embarcadero! It’s incredible. The samples and vibrant, fresh produce provide an adventure for the senses and best of all: it’s affordable. And, what better way to gear up for our upcoming 30-day detox than stocking up…

By Shane Young May 31, 2015 | 

Exercise/Personal Training / Restoration

Why good posture is sexy and why you should try it!

I’ve been traveling a lot recently, squeezed into small seats on airplanes, not moving around the cabin nearly as much as I’d like. And, if you know me, I bet you understand how difficult this has been! Slumped in an uncomfortable seat on a recent flight back to San Francisco, I began thinking about posture…

By Shane Young May 28, 2015 | 

Announcements / Events / Nutrition

Upcoming 30 Day Detox

Hey Everyone, Leading Detox Sessions here at Ascend Body over the past few years is one of my absolute FAVORITE things and it’s just about that time to do it again! Summer is right around the corner and I want all of you to look and feel your best! Here are the details: From June…

By Shane Young May 28, 2015 | 

Exercise/Personal Training

Holistic Personal Trainer Wanted

Ascend Body is a San Francisco based, holistic gym offering personal training, nutritional and lifestyle coaching, and massage therapy. We have regularly scheduled community group outings and workshops and are passionate about empowering clients to live active, well-balanced, joyful lives. And, we’re excited to announce we’re hiring! We’re searching for a part-time (10-20 hours/week) certified…

By Shane Young May 28, 2015 | 

Exercise/Personal Training / Positive Thinking/Wellness

Tantra Retreat, Workout Anywhere, & Upcoming Detox!

As many of you know, I have cultivated a strong meditation and spiritual practice. I study Tantra, which is a lineage of meditation from the Himalayan Institute focused particularly on expanded consciousness and personal awareness. Recently, I was accepted into a two-year training program and am super excited to deepen my meditative and spiritual practice…

By Shane Young May 22, 2015 | 

Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Breakfast on the go: Sausage Egg Cups

Ingredients 2-3 chicken sausage, cooked and chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped ¼ yellow onion, chopped 8 eggs, whisked 2 garlic cloves, minced ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes salt and pepper, to taste avocado, to garnish   Instructions Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cook sausage until cooked through. In a large…

By Shane Young May 19, 2015 | 

Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Halibut with Toasted Macadamia Nuts

Halibut with Toasted Macadamia Nuts Ingredients  1 lb (6-8oz) Halibut Filet 3/4 cup of macadamia nuts, chopped 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 large egg 2 teaspoon coconut milk, full fat or almond milk 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (optional) 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1 medium orange     Instructions Preheat…

By Shane Young May 13, 2015 | 


Welcome to our new website!

We will be writing about a variety of informative topics to help you achieve your health, weight management, and fitness goals. Be sure to check back often and let us know if there’s a specific topic you’d like for us to include. Here are some of the topics we will be covering – hope you’ll…

By Shane Young May 12, 2015 | 

Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Flank Steak with Blueberry Sauce

Directions Season the flank steak to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Melt the ghee in a saucepan placed over a medium heat. Stir in the garlic and shallot, and cook until soft and fragrant. Pour in the red wine, the beef stock, and fresh thyme. Lower the heat to a simmer,…

By Shane Young May 8, 2015 |