Spring into Easter Action

Spring is the perfect time of year to lighten up your diet and your outlook by turning your aspirations into action. ACTION is Ascend Body’s motto for the month of April, and Easter — or Passover if you prefer — is the perfect season and reason to get moving on your wellness goals. Put a…

By Shane Young April 18, 2019 | 


Paleo Cherry Pesto Chicken

Hey Ascenders, Anyone hungry?!! The cherry season is coming and that’s more than enough reason for us to combine this tasty fruit with one of our favorite meats, CHICKEN! Cherries are an awesome snack because they taste sweet but on the other hand are also very low in total sugars. With a glycemic index of…

By Shane Young April 12, 2019 | 

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5-Minute Spicy Paleo Chicken Salad

Chicken plays a huge role in most Paleo diets. For good reason! Full of protein, free of carbs and low in fat, chicken makes the perfect pre-workout meal. Plus, poultry contains many essential amino acids (the kind our bodies can’t make and need to get from our diets). Chicken is especially rich in the amino…

By Marvin January 19, 2018 | 

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Thanksgiving on Purpose!

Team Up We’ve said before that community is key. During the holidays, make sure you’re teaming up with your honey or loved ones for our awesome Boost and Semi-Private lessons. We’ve got something extra special planned for our 9AM and 10AM post-Thanksgiving sessions this Friday, so you can have fun while you sweat all the…

By Marie November 20, 2017 | 

Fitness / Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Vegan Green Power Smoothie

Green smoothies are super hot right now. That’s no surprise, since a smoothie is a quick and tasty way to add more fruits and vegetables into your diet. So what’s the problem? Well first of all, not all green smoothies are healthy. If you blend together a bunch of fruit and call it a day,…

By Marvin November 17, 2017 | 


Crunchy Root Chips

Looking for a healthier alternative to your standard potato chips? These homemade root chip are the answer your looking for! Makes 1 to 2 cups Ingredients 1 Malanga blanca, yucca root or batata root ⅓ cup (70 g) coconut oil salt Instructions Peel and slice the root on a mandoline. In a large cast iron…

By Shane Young April 8, 2014 | 


Introducing Semi-private Training

Share A Session. Get Awesome Results. Reduce Your Cost.   Ascend Body Clients Report: Increased Energy, Flexibility, Core Strength & Muscle Better Posture, Diet & Sleep Astonishing Weight Loss Heightened Mood Are YOU Ready To Feel… Increased Vitality & Energy  Lightness & Pain Relief  Increased Emotional Well Being  Less Stressed Freedom From Your Limiting Patterns …

By Shane Young January 26, 2014 | 


Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin Black Bean Patties // Makes 4 I use canned pumpkin here because it has less water content then when you make it fresh, and I needed that for these to stay together. If you prefer to use fresh, you may need to add another tablespoon of oat flour or breadcrumbs to compensate. Ingredients 2…

By Shane Young November 25, 2013 | 


Mandalas for Goal Setting

Creating a mandala is a way to put dreams and goals into action. From a place of playful creation, envision your goals and your life in a way that feels great, we’ll help you to create your own personal mandala. Event: CREATING YOUR DREAM- Mandalas for goal setting and wellness Part lecture, part creative fun….

By Shane Young February 17, 2013 | 


The Importance of Stabilization Phase

I recently had a friend ask me about a work out program called German Volume Training. He sent me the link and asked me to provide him with my thoughts and feedback. As a result, this new blog is born! After I took a look at the program outlined on the website , I sent…

By Shane Young October 23, 2012 |