Ideas for Healthy Road Trip Snacks

It’s finally summer! And you know what the best thing about summer is?! ROAD TRIPS! Have you been working on your summer body? Want to go on a road trip or vacation and still eat healthy? Here are some tips and tricks on how to road trip the healthy way! When I took a road… Read More

How Personal Trainer, Dane Stays Active Outside of the Fitness Center

As a trainer, I often get asked about how great it must be to work in a gym because I’m able to work out all of the time. This is typically far from the truth. The majority of my time is spent working one-on-one with clients or in small groups where I am watching and… Read More

The Scoop on Dairy

June is National Dairy Month. To honor our hard-working Wisconsin Farmers, today’s blog will highlight some of the important nutrients found within dairy products. If you are looking for ways to incorporate dairy into your meal plan, check out the ideas below. Protein: Dairy products are an excellent source of casein and whey protein. Most… Read More

Five Recipes for your Memorial Day Menu

Five Recipes for Your Memorial Day Menu Memorial Day marks the start of summer here in Wisconsin. (Yay!) If your family is anything like mine, you probably celebrate Memorial Day weekend with time outside, tasty food and delicious drinks. As a foodie, I love trying super easy recipes that taste great and feature fresh, seasonal… Read More

How to Incorporate a Workout on Vacation

VACATION. The single greatest word in the English dictionary. Most Americans plan their entire lives around their next vacation. They plan out months in advance, schedule time off from work, save up funds, and exercise to look or move better to further enjoy the experience. What about when they finally reach their destination, tropical or… Read More

Debunking Common Myths about Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. Although there is thankfully much more understanding and acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorders than there was in the past, there continues to be numerous myths and misconceptions about Autism. Myth #1 Autism is very rare. Autism impacts about 1 in every 59 people meaning that more than 3.5 million Americans… Read More

Liz’s Journey to Become a Personal Trainer

My journey to become a personal trainer started in 2009. I had attended a dance studio for the majority of my life, which always served as an emotional outlet for me and guaranteed weekly exercise. In 2009 I was living in a suburb of Chicago attending Veterinary Technician school. When I was in Illinois I… Read More

Mike’s Fitness Journey May Have Saved His Life

Recently, Bellin Psychologist Tiffany Born had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with Mike Pribek and his mom, Jane. “Mike is an incredible person with an inspiring fitness journey. He also has Autism Spectrum Disorder. I enjoyed hearing about Mike’s health journey, his passion and skills with numbers and dates (he could tell me the… Read More

Choose Consistency

Choosing CONSISTENCY over (MOTIVATION, BUSY SCHEDULES, INSERT REASON HERE ___________! ) Do you have trouble being consistent with fitness in your life? What do you blame? • You start out great but then lack motivation to stick with it? • Too much to do and not enough time to do it all? • Insert your… Read More

Dieting vs. Healthy Eating

Ditch the Dieting; Head toward Healthy Eating.  Fad diets are out of style. There are all sorts of different diets that people are willing try and it is actually quite scary. It’s frightening that so many people are misinformed and fall for the conflicting information, testimonials, and hype of what turns out to just be… Read More