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!

Monday, 18 September 2017 by

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.

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Pumpkin Oatmeal

Monday, 11 September 2017 by

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

Shrimp Dishes

Monday, 28 August 2017 by

1 bag of frozen or refrigerated tail off shrimp (50-100 ct)- we highly recommend NOT going the “farm raised” route. 1 lemon 3 Tbsp garlic Generous sprinkle of lemon pepper seasoning 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped 3/4 pound orzo pasta (or brown rice!) Boil orzo pasta and set aside In saute pan, heat olive oil

Side Dish Ideas

Monday, 14 August 2017 by

The Hit It!®Fitness trainers have come up with some great tasting ideas. We all choose to eat healthy but refuse to sacrifice on flavor. Eating healthy should never mean bland, dull or boring. Here are some simple side dishes easy to even please the food critic at home… Baked sweet potato with one teaspoon coconut

Sometimes we want something to shake up our protein shakes!  This recipe satisfies that craving for something a little sweeter. With strawberries, cashews and oatmeal, it’s refreshing, filling and super tasty! It’s also ideal for someone who is maybe easing into protein powder supplementation or isn’t comfortable using the powder, as it calls for cashews instead. And if you’re watching

Chicken Piccata 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, butterflied then cut in half 1 cup all purpose flour sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1 Tbsp grass-fed butter Olive oil 1 cup white wine 2 lemons 1 handful parsley 2 Tbsp capers   Pound chicken breasts until thin season chicken with salt and pepper dredge

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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 Stir together all ingredients until well mixed Roll into meatballs and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray Bake 350 for 30 minutes

Tuna Salad

Saturday, 01 July 2017 by

Tired of chicken? Switch up your protein and try this delicious Tuna Salad.  The Hit It!® Fitness trainers love this one for a quick snack between clients. 2 cans or packages of tuna 3 TB chopped carrots 3 TB chopped celery 2 TB chopped onion 1/4 garlic clove chopped 1/2 lemon- juiced Salt and pepper

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Low Calorie Summer Cocktails

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 by

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

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