Thanksgiving Turkey

By admin | November 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Turkey

  Thanksgiving is this Thursday and the talk of fried turkey is circulating. Clients are worried they’ll blow their diet with their host/hostess’ menu plan..Here’s the scoop… A 5.9 ounce serving of FRIED turkey is 383 calories / 21 grams of fat A 5.0 ounce serving of ROASTED turkey is 322 calories / 16 grams…

Choosing the Right Oil

By admin | November 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Choosing the Right Oil

Hit It!® Fitness trainers get asked all the time, which oil is best for your health and which is best to use when cooking. There is no simple answer to this question, but with some help from ACE (American Council on Exercise) and their recent blog post, we hope that we can guide you in to making…

Pumpkin Oatmeal

By admin | November 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Pumpkin Oatmeal

The trainers at Hit It!® Fitness preach eating clean and eating often! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and sadly many of our clients like to sleep as late as possible before heading off to work which makes preparing breakfast nearly impossible. SO… for all you pumpkin lovers out there, try this quick…

Healthy Holiday Tips

By admin | November 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Healthy Holiday Tips

Hit It!® Fitness Trainers in Roselle and Oak Park, IL know we won’t be seeing any food journals on Thanksgiving. It’s okay to indulge a little, but most people gain 1 or more pounds over these next 2 months. The Holiday season shouldn’t sabotage your weight, so here are some healthy tips to keep in…

Pumpkin Chili

By admin | November 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Pumpkin Chili

It’s November and pumpkin season is in effect! Did you know that Pumpkin has some major health benefits for heart and vision health and can also help get waistlines in check?..and we aren’t talking Pumpkin pie or Pumpkin Beer! You can roast your own pumpkin or go the lazy route like we did when making…

5 Simple Habits to Help You Live Longer

By admin | November 2, 2017 | Comments Off on 5 Simple Habits to Help You Live Longer

Hit It!® Fitness staff doesn’t have access to the fountain of youth, but there are simple things we can do on a daily basis to increase our longevity. Recently ACE (American Counsel on Exercise) published a great article on their Fitnovatives Blog about “5 Habits That Will Help Increase Your Longevity.” How many are you ACTUALLY practicing daily? 1) Eat Clean Giving…

Healthy Snack: Quinoa Pumpkin Seed Granola

By admin | October 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Healthy Snack: Quinoa Pumpkin Seed Granola

Hit It!® Fitness in Roselle and Oak Park, IL always encourages members to eat healthy snacks in between meals.  Granola is a perfect example of a snack that’s quick and easy for those on the go.  This granola is great alone or add almond milk and fresh berries to give it more texture and flavor. 3/4 cup…

Halloween Candy Craze

By admin | October 26, 2017 |

Halloween is just around the corner and we just trained a client who admitted that she has already consumed half of her Halloween candy…in one sitting! Ok, people…we need to get serious. Here are some tips to help you avoid the Halloween Candy Craze… 1. Do not buy candy until Halloween! It will help you…

21 Day Challenge Approved Bean Dip!

By admin | October 23, 2017 |

This past weekend, we served all clean-eating approved foods at our Party Sweaty!™ event in Oak Park. The Black Bean Dip was a huge hit! Many of our students were involved in our 21 day clean eating challenge and what kind of trainers would we be if we served non-compliant foods, I mean, other than…

Sugar is the enemy!

By admin | September 18, 2017 |

Is sugar sabotaging your health?: The trainers at Hit It!® Fitness in Oak Park and Roselle, IL say it ALL the time… It’s yummy and satisfying (for 5 minutes), but it truly does you no good! Read our top 20 reasons why sugar is not good for your health. 1) Sugar can suppress the immune system.…

Annonces Plan Cul Avec Vieilles Salopes

By | May 12, 2020 |

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Greek Salad Lettuce Wraps

By admin | January 20, 2018 |

How many times have you heard from the trainers at Hit It!® Fitness that you need more greens in your diet? Probably a million. Salads get old fast, we get it. So why not use romaine leaves as a carb-free way to wrap some heart healthy proteins and fats?! This Greek salad wrap is not…

Ask The Trainer-Cleanses

By admin | January 6, 2018 |

Ask the trainer- Cleanses Q: Cleanses? Are they good or bad for you? Is there a great cleanse that you can recommend? -Hit It!® Fitness Roselle Member A: I do NOT believe that cleanses are beneficial, especially if you work out. I do think our bodies have a natural way of cleaning itself, and getting…

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

By admin | December 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

  As trainers, we really push the importance of animal fats but know not all of you are into that sort-of-thing. So… here’s a great recipe whether you are meatless or not! Buffalo Cauliflower 1 head cauliflower, cleaned and cut into bite sized pieces 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup all purpose flour 2 tsp garlic…

Ask The Trainer- Cardio

By admin | December 26, 2017 |

One of our new members at Hit It!® Fitness in Oak Park asks… How much cardio should I be doing a day? Should I partner cardio with another type of exercise? Dear Member, Depending on your fitness level and goals would determine how much is appropriate for you to do.  If you are a beginner, I…

Crockpot Cranberry Coffee Cake

By admin | December 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Crockpot Cranberry Coffee Cake

      Looking for something sweet to have for the holidays? Try this amazing gluten-free coffee cake recipe for a slow-cooked treat. Ingredients: For the crumb topping: 1 cup walnuts 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 tablespoons coconut palm sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch kosher salt For the crumb cake: 2 cups Pamela’s Baking &…

The Blast Fat Rules

By admin | December 19, 2017 | Comments Off on The Blast Fat Rules

  At our Hit It!® Fitness Roselle and Hit It!® Fitness Oak Park locations we desire to see our members transform their bodies and feel good about themselves. Working out on a regular basis is just part of getting rid of fat, here are some rules to follow if you are looking to blast fat this holiday season to…

Holiday Gift Ideas: Give the gift of Hit It!® Fitness

By admin | December 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Holiday Gift Ideas: Give the gift of Hit It!® Fitness

Gift giving can sometimes be a challenge.  The staff at Hit It!® Fitness in Roselle and Oak Park, IL want to help you find some really great gifts for the special people in your life. We have gifts available for every budget and all are conveniently located on the Hit It!® website or in the studio! Shop…

Our Favorite Kitchen Must Haves

By admin | November 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Our Favorite Kitchen Must Haves

  Here are some of Hit It!® Fitness’ favorite kitchen must-haves to save time and money so that you can spend longer in the gym and have healthy ready-to-eat foods for when you get home!   Spiralizer Vegetable Slicer Do you ever get tired of those extra carbs and unnecessary guilt that comes with eating spaghetti?  This…

No Bake Pumpkin Protein Bites

By admin | November 24, 2017 | Comments Off on No Bake Pumpkin Protein Bites

  Like some of us you still might be in a pumpkin craze! Here’s an easy and healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth and also get some protein after working out. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats 1 1/2 servings of vanilla protein powder (mine was 3 scoops) 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice…