Search Results

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.…

Read More

Youth exercise contributes to Cognitive Development

By admin / August 21, 2017 /

Encouraging children to exercise may be important not only for physical health but also for mental fitness. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted a literature review of 111 studies and found that doing both cardiovascular exercise and strength training enhances brain fitness, academic achievement, information processing and decision-making skills.  Findings suggested that…

Read More

Friends+ Fitness= Success:

By admin / August 7, 2017 /

The great thing about Hit It!® Fitness in Roselle and Oak Park, IL is that we are NOT an intimidating big box gym. You can feel comfortable jumping into a class as a first timer and getting warmly welcomed by our students! Nobody “saves” their fav spot in class and everyone sweats and mutters swear…

Read More

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…

Read More