Easily Adjustable Tips for Better Workouts

One of the biggest struggles to being successful in the gym is just showing up! After you’ve mastered this hurdle take a look at these simple and manageable tips for a better workout. Staying up really late on a Friday night and getting up to kill a Saturday workout is nearly an entirely wasted gym […]

Kimchi Avocado Quesadillas

Serves 4  Ingredients* 8 tortillas 1 jar (14 oz.) kimchi, drained and chopped 2 cups shredded jack cheese 2 avocados, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar (or other vinegar) 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds Cilantro leaves Option to add chicken or keep this recipe vegetarian! Preparation Top 4 tortillas […]

Chicken Salad

Ingredients Approximately 2½ cups of diced chicken from 1 rotisserie chicken, light and dark meat (or chicken breast) 1 to 2 cups red seedless grapes, cut in half 3 green onions, green stalk included, chopped 2 stalks of celery, including leaves, chopped 3 bread and butter pickles, diced (choose pickles with live, active cultures like […]

Fat Loss and Fasting

The benefits of intermittent fasting make a persuasive argument for their approach. But is it the best for you and your goals? We break it down for you and give you a modest middle ground for maximum muscle growth. Eating schedules are definitely subject to the dramatic mood swings in the fitness world of what’s […]

Smoothie Don’ts

Perhaps you’ve noticed many people embracing the “smoothie culture” that promotes the blended meal as “all-natural” and “healthy!” Smoothies are convenient and a great way to ingest a concentrated nutrient boost but things can quickly go awry with ingredients that break the nutrition bank. Here are a few tips and tricks to making that smoothie […]

Improve Children’s Physical Fitness and School Test Scores

Children who are physically fit absorb and retain new information more effectively than children who are out of shape. Parents and exercise scientists, who, not infrequently, are the same people, have known for a long time that physical activity helps young people to settle and pay attention in school or at home, with salutary effects […]

Flexibility, Mobility, and Stability

People most often talk about joints in relation to pain. Generally, we focus on one joint at a time. However, it’s important to think of all the bones, muscles, and connective tissue around each joint as an integrated system that relies on the health of other joints. Ankle joints connect to the knee joints. Knee […]

10 Habits of Healthy and Active People

The last thing you want to do is add more to-do’s to your day – we know! You’re busy! But guess what? So are the fittest, healthiest, and most successful among us who still make time for habits that prime them for more health, happiness, and success. Here are a few simple tips to help […]

3-MONTHS CLEAN-EATING MEAL PLAN PROGRAM

Let’s face it, finding the time and energy to meal plan is hard.  It takes a lot of time and constant effort every week. It also takes cooking know-how, creativity with cooking, and a lot of effort to find healthy clean-eating recipes online that actually taste good. All of this is usually overwhelming, stressful, and […]

NEW! FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT CLASSES – START SEPTEMBER 16!

We love member feedback! We listened to our recent member feedback and we are happy to say ‘You want it, you got it!’ We are bringing you new ‘Friday Night Spotlight’ group training/boot camp classes every Friday from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Each Friday of the month will be a different class! Monthly here is what the line-up looks […]

Independent Personal Trainer – Space for Lease!

ONE FULL-TIME & PART-TIME INDEPENDANT PERSONAL TRAINER SPACE LEFT AVAILABLE TO LEASE NOW! This 3,000+ sq.ft. private personal training warehouse studio (located near South Puget Sound Community College and Mottman Business Park ) is fully stocked with free weight and functional fitness equipment and is ready for use! You’ll have 24-hour access to the studio […]

NOW HIRING THREE BOOT CAMP TRAINERS!

We are looking for high-energy, motivating, creative, and experienced Boot Camp Personal Trainers OR Group Fitness Group Training Instructors. *Want to showcase your skills and abilities? *Do you have a passion for helping people feel empowered, healthy, strong/fit and love helping people achieve their health/fitness goals? *Do you have great training ideas that you want the […]

Losing Motivation? Say no to the scale!

Here’s how you can stay strong and motivated without stepping on a scale regularly: Remember that your journey to a healthier life is a marathon, not a sprint. Changes from day to day are practically meaningless and incredibly difficult to quantify, so go with changes over a longer period of time.   Weigh yourself once a […]

8-Week Fearless Fat-Loss & Fitness Challenge 2016

SPACE IS LIMITED – DEADLINE TO REGISTER is January 13 or until spaces are filled. REGISTER NOW: http://www.edgefitnessnow.com/signup Need motivation and accountability? Want to be part of a supportive community? Want to learn how to eat and how to do it healthfully so you can stop yo-yo dieting? Want a workout that never gets boring? This is a […]

Our Kids’ Club – Information & Details

              Edge Fitness Kids’ Club is a supervised children’s care room provided for the members of Edge Fitness. This means worry-free workouts for parents!   Edge Fitness Kids’ Club Hours of Operation: (Subject to change based on class changes) Monday                     […]

Clean Eating Muffins: Pumpkin Zucchini Spice Muffins

            Ingredients: 1 C. Organic pumpkin puree 4 Pastured soy free eggs ½ tsp. Baking soda 1 tsp. Nutmeg 2 tsp. Cinnamon   ½ C. Coconut flour   ¼ C. Melted virgin coconut oil 1 tsp.  Vanilla extract (alcohol free if preferred) ½ C. Chopped walnuts (optional) 2 Medium shredded […]

Get Wired – The 10 MINUTES OR LESS Office Workout that WORKS!

Are you new to exercise or haven’t worked out in a really long time? Start by doing just one set 3-5 days per week. Then, when you are ready and depending on how much time you have on your office break, go for more sets as suggested at the bottom of the photo! Go ahead….print it […]

5 Nutrition Tips For Labor Day Weekend Camping & Hiking

Do you have hiking or camping on your agenda? Mapping out your wilderness nutrition needs is important: There’s plenty to consider besides simply grabbing an energy bar or a bottle of water. Follow these tips to ensure you have a nourishing and safe food experience on your next outdoor adventure. Have a plan. Your food […]

10 hidden benefits of eating peanuts

Peanuts offer wholesome energy by providing an array of vitamins and minerals, in addition to protein. Here are our top 10 reasons to keep a can of peanuts on your desk, in your car, in your cabinet, and in your gym bag… A Great Protein Option: Peanuts deliver 7g of protein per 1 oz serving […]

10 of the Best Foods to Battle Stress

  People have a tendency to eat unhealthy foods when they are stressed, leading to poor health. Here are 10 foods you can chow down on when feeling stressed to avoid loading up on heavy calories and reduce anxiety. Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Honey A hot, hearty bowl of oats delivers that yummy carb filled […]

Busting the myth of eating after 8PM

We have probably all heard the myth that you burn up the food you eat earlier in the day, while late-night calories sit in your system and turn into fat. The reality: Calories can’t tell time. Your body digests and uses calories the same way morning, noon, and night. They may sit around a little […]

6 Dangers of of artificial sweeteners

  1. They over stimulate our taste buds. In some cases, artificial sweeteners can be up to 600-3,000 times sweeter than natural sugar. Scientists suggest that after a consistent intake of artificial sweeteners, our taste buds become less receptive to the sweetness of normal sugar. Because of the intense stimulation of artificial sweeteners, our taste […]

Recipe for Spiced Acai Energy Bars

Ingredients: 3/4 cup raw almonds 3/4 cup (about 11-12 large) pitted medjool dates 1/4 cup dried apricots 3 tbsp acai powder, such as Navitas Naturals 2 tbsp black raisins 1/2 tsp ginger powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1 pinch of salt (optional) Directions: 1. Mix all of the ingredients together in […]

Alcohol & Health

  While some research suggests that drinking alcohol in moderation may have a number of health benefits, experts stress that drinking too much can harm your health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths each year in the United States from 2006 to 2010. The […]

Paleo Curry Soup

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons cocunut ghee (can substitute coconut oil) 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 Medium yellow onion (finely chopped) 1 Teaspoon curry power 1/2 Teaspoon white pepper 1 Teaspoon Himalayan pink sea salt 1 15-ounce can pumkin puree 1 Cup organic, low-sodium chicken broth 1 Cup canned full-fat coconute milk 1 tablespoon raw honey […]