Healthy Habits, Nutrition, Recipies

Breakfast Jar Prep

With every New Year there comes new resolutions and more often than not we focus these resolutions around our health. Whether you’re going on a cleanse, sticking to a dry…

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Why Failure Can Be a Good Thing

I’m going to start off this post by defining something for those that may have not heard, or may not understand the saying: “Training to failure”:   Definitions When you…

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Pain: The Good, The Bad, and the DOMS
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Pain: The Good & the Bad & the DOMS

We’ve all experienced post-workout pain. It doesn’t matter what your level of athleticism is – you could be a seasoned athlete in a professional sport or it could be your…

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How much protein is too much?
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How Much Protein is Too Much Protein?

Protein: the most worshipped macronutrient. It kind of makes sense when you think about where the word “protein” comes from: the ancient Greek word “proteos” means primary or first. But…

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The Importance of Hydration
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The Importance of Hydration

About 60% of the body is water. Water is essential for survival Water is used during digestion and metabolism, assisting with chemical reactions, carrying oxygen through the blood, regulating body…

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Keto 101

The keto-diet. Is it a fad? Is it a lifestyle? Is it good? Is it bad? These are all questions my clients, friends and other colleagues ask me. Before I…

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Eating Slowly

I’ve been obsessively focused on my physical health for the last 13 years. In all that time, the most important nutritional advice I’ve ever been given, and that I can…

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Our Values

FitIn will always strive to be as inclusive as possible, because we believe that fitness is a community that brings people together. We all have bodies that need nurturing with…

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Vegan Black Bean Beet Burger
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Vegan Black Bean Beet Burger

There was once a time when barbeque season was a vegetarian’s nightmare. While everyone else would be chowing down on ribs, burgers and hotdogs, the (often) sole vegetarian would be…

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Time to Figure it Out
Blog Post, Mental Health

Time To Figure Out How

Time is a strange thing, isn’t it? It’ll drag when we’re bored, fly when we’re not and, ultimately, there’s just never enough of it! Time is money, time is precious…

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How I Overcame Athletophobia
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How I Overcame Athletophobia

I’ve hated sports for most of my life. And like with other kinds of hatred, what’s underneath it is fear. My athletophobia is tied up with fear of letting people…

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Featured Instructor: Rosie Mae

Welcome to FitIn! Please introduce yourself! I am Rosie Mae, a dancer, burlesque artist, and dance & fitness instructor. I love to create anything sexy, funny, and over the top,…

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What Does It Mean To Be Body Positive?

Shame – Masked As Pride Or Its Pursuit – Is NOT Body Positivity I’ve seen a lot of posts online about body positivity. I never related to it and that…

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Adrenal Fatigue and its effects
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Adrenal Fatigue & Its Effects

It’s no news flash that consistent physical activity leads to shifts in healthy lifestyle choices, which lead to an improvement in overall health, including mental health. Being physically active and…

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Featured instructor

Featured Instructor: Rowen Brownlow

Welcome to FitIn! Please introduce yourself.  Hi! My name’s Rowen. I am the owner of Body Positivity Movement. We focus on holistic health, from the inside out. It is about health,…

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choosing a fitness class
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How to choose a fitness class

I love the concept of all-you-can-eat restaurants. Not because I literally want to ingest as much food as possible in one sitting, but I’m always happy to have the decision-making…

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The Importance of Mobility Training

From visiting different clients and gyms, I know for a fact that many people wonder if they could be squatting deeper with more controlled and stabilized lifts. Or perhaps you’ve…

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