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!!!

Monday, 24 April 2017 by

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

Q: I have been working out for a while now and stopped losing weight. What is happening? A: More than likely, you have hit a plateau. This means that your body has become used to the activity you have been doing to lose weight. Our bodies are super smart and become very efficient over time

Why Foam Roll?

Monday, 10 April 2017 by

Hit It!® Fitness Instructors and Trainers love their high intensity formats and they know in order to get the full benefits of training hard we must allow our bodies time to recover and repair. Foam rolling 3-4 days a week or 5-20 minutes a day can do wonders for your muscles through myofascial release, also

Crock Pot Stuffed Chicken:

Saturday, 08 April 2017 by

Cooking dinner in the crock pot is a perfect solution for people who are too busy, hate cooking or are just too tired to even think about making dinner after a long day of work. Hit It!® Fitness trainers encourage clients to eat healthy well rounded meals throughout the day. This is an easy and healthy option,

The Blast Fat Rules

Saturday, 01 April 2017 by

The Blast Fat Rules according to Hit It!® Fitness, Roselle/Oak Park IL Rule 1: Drink a large glass of water before every meal Rule 2: Don’t drink your calories. If you like coffee, drink it black. No sodas, sweetened teas or milkshakes! Rule 3: Eat protein at every meal – or stay flabby and crabby

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Fruit Showdown

Monday, 27 March 2017 by

The Hit It!® Fitness staff in Roselle and Oak Park, IL know that not all fruits are created equally.  Some have more sugars, carbohydrates and calories than others, so we want to give you nutritional information on 3 popular fruits. 1)  Apples – 100 calories, 19g of sugar and 25g of carbohydrates, and a good source of

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Greek Salad Lettuce Wraps

Monday, 20 March 2017 by

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

Hit It!® Fitness Trainer, Constance Barker loves creating new dishes to share with her clients. This protein packed dinner idea smells just as delicious as it tastes! It also holds up really well as leftovers to take to lunch the following day. 2 15 oz cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed 6 TB olive oil kosher salt

Healthy Pad Thai

Monday, 13 February 2017 by

I just recently posted a Facebook photo of my post- Hit It!® Fitness- workout lunch and got a lot of feedback… so here’s the recipe! Enjoy and tell us what you think! INGREDIENTS 8 ounces pad thai noodles 2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce 3 tablespoons light brown sugar 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, plus wedges for

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