Low Calorie Summer Cocktails

By admin | June 28, 2017 |

It is officially summer and the trainers here at Hit It!® Fitness, are always talking about eating healthy and low calorie options. What about cocktails? Summer means sitting in the sun with a pretty drink in your hand. Let’s not waste all of our hard work on high calorie drinks! Here are a few, fun…

Avocados

By admin | June 26, 2017 |

If you need more fiber in your diet, it’s time to turn to creamy avocado. Just half an avocado contains seven grams of fiber. Although high in fat, avocados contain the good-for-you monounsaturated fats (MUFA) your body needs to help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and maintain the HDL (good) ones. Here are a few…

Ask the Trainer- How Many Calories:

By admin | June 24, 2017 |

Hit It! Fitness, Roselle/ Oak Park, IL How many calories does it take to burn one pound of fat? It takes 3,500 calories to gain or lose one pound. To lose one pound per week, you need to decrease your calories by 500 every day. This is usually done by cutting 250 calories out of…

Blue Cheese Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries

By admin | June 12, 2017 |

This is a great, fast, easy dinner that you can put together in no time! Blue Cheese Burgers: 1 lb ground sirloin (5% fat) 1 cup low fat blue cheese crumbles 2 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper 1.4 cup chopped chives Combine all ingredients and form patties. Broil or grill until cooked thoroughly. Serve…

Exercising on an Empty Stomach:

By admin | May 22, 2017 |

Did you know that exercising on an empty stomach is a recipe for disaster? Many people think that if they exercise on an empty stomach they will burn more fat… Research has shown that the body burns approximately the same amount of fat whether or not you eat before a workout. The truth is that…

Swapping Produce for Carbs

By admin | May 15, 2017 |

While I’m all for enjoying carbs, loading up on bread products isn’t the best tactic if you’re trying to drop pounds. See how many calories you’ll save by making these easy bread swaps with fruit and veggies. Check out these great substitutions. Breakfast Swap: Swap an apple for bread One medium apple = 93 calories…

Turkey Meatballs (Constance's specialty!)

By admin | May 8, 2017 |

Ingredients: 1 package ground turkey 1 Tbsp chopped garlic 1 handful of Italian Romano cheese 1 handful chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste 1 handful seasoned breadcrumbs 1 egg Instructions: Stir together all ingredients until well mixed Roll into meatballs and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray Bake 350 for 30…

Cardio or Weights?

By admin | May 2, 2017 |

The Hit It!® Fitness Studio in Oak Park and Roselle, IL was designed to house multiple formats under one roof and that’s just what we did. Our studio can be a one-stop fitness shop without having to be a member of multiple studios or even a gym. One of the various formats that we pride ourselves…

Chicken Piccata and Macaroni & Goat Cheese:

By admin | April 29, 2017 |

My kids absolutely love macaroni and cheese. A lot of times they ask for it for breakfast. Sometimes that’s the only thing they will eat! I try to make it healthier for them by adding vegetables. Cauliflower is a big one in our house. They also love spinach and shredded carrots which add a little…

THROW OUT YOUR SCALES!!!

By admin | April 24, 2017 |

The Hit It! Fitness Owners in Roselle and Oak Park, IL say  THROW OUT YOUR SCALES! If you want to succeed in losing weight, get off the scale and stay off! Instead of using the scale to monitor your weight loss success, use your clothes and how they fit you. If you lose a dress…

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…