3 Best and Effective Steps to Lose Fat Faster

Being committed to decreasing your body fat goes beyond sticking to your fitness routine. If you want to lose fat, follow these three steps to not only get healthier but to also lose fat efficiently. 1. Watch the amount and type of carbohydrates you are consuming, eliminate all drinks with processed or natural sugars. Replace…

By Shane Young July 22, 2019 | 

Active/Fitness / Announcements / Events / Positive Thinking/Wellness

Top 10 Reasons You Should Join the 30 Day Challenge

Sign up now to get more energy! Starts July 13th! Community – A group of dedicated travelers are here to support and accompany you on your wellness journey of our 30 day challenge. Connection with others is more important that you can imagine! We are here to support you, answer questions, share, listen, learn and…

By Shane Young July 4, 2019 | 


Six Reasons Our Group Fitness Classes are for You

If you are lacking motivation or simply need that extra push, small group fitness classes can give you the extra edge you are looking for. At Ascend Body, we call them Boost Your Body, because that is exactly what you’ll get! The perfect Boost to increase your strength, stamina and increase your energy. With four…

By Shane Young June 5, 2019 | 

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

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 | 


Is Apple Cider Vinegar a Miracle?

What is it about some health and wellness supplements that suddenly make them a trending topic or a viral challenge, sparking everyone’s imagination with the promise of a quick fix or cure all?   A closer look at apple cider vinegar quickly reveals some compelling incentives to start incorporating it into your life. So long…

By Shane Young January 28, 2019 | 


Looking for Holistically Minded Wellness Practitioner to Join Our Team!

    Hey Massage Therapists / Bodyworkers, Nutritionists, Chiropractors, PT’s and Acupuncturists – we would love to talk to you!! We are looking for Established, and/or Growing Holistically Minded Wellness Practitioner to Join Our Team!   Ascend Body Fitness and Wellness Studio – located in SF Mission district just expanded our location! We are a…

By Shane Young November 26, 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? When we talk…

By Shane Young November 16, 2018 | 

Active/Fitness / Announcements / Events / Exercise/Personal Training

Spooky Special!

  Happy Halloween Week Ascenders! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  I saw some great costumes out there and the remnants of some blood and gore in my own bathroom sink!   This week only, we have a few awesome deals on our Boost and Semi-private Paid in Full and class packs.  So you can save…

By Shane Young October 29, 2018 | 

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

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 | 

Active/Fitness / Announcements / Exercise/Personal Training

Meet Darren!

      Meet Darren!  “I was born and raised in Seattle, WA.  I graduated from Seattle University, with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.   I made the move to San Francisco in 2016. I have been fascinated with health and fitness since the first time I stepped into a gym at 15yrs old.  Fast forward to today…

By Shane Young October 18, 2018 |