Ask The Trainer- Cardio

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 by

      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

The Blast Fat Rules

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 by

  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

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

Thursday, 30 November 2017 by

  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

Thanksgiving Turkey

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 by

  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

Thursday, 16 November 2017 by

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

Healthy Holiday Tips

Thursday, 09 November 2017 by

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

Halloween Candy Craze

Thursday, 26 October 2017 by

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

Benefits of Protein Shakes:

Monday, 17 July 2017 by

As trainers at Hit It!® Fitness in Roselle and Oak Park, IL, we tell our hardworking members the importance of getting their protein in throughout the day. We want to share with you the benefits of drinking protein shakes and how it relates to your fitness goals. Weight Control – Protein shakes can be used

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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

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