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

No Bake Pumpkin Protein Bites

Friday, 24 November 2017 by

  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

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

Pumpkin Oatmeal

Tuesday, 14 November 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

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

Pumpkin Chili

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 by

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

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

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

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

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