An honest check in for your health

Sometimes we all need to be reminded of the basics. To take some time for an honest look at how we’re really doing with our health and wellness. At the studio, we build long term relationships focused around the importance of exercise and smart strength training. It’s also important to remember that health is more than getting 60 minutes in at the gym and eating well. Our overall health is impacted by nearly every thing we do. And this “everything” is happening all the time. […]

By |2018-09-07T06:36:03+00:00September 7th, 2018|Holistic health, News, Nutrition|

Meal prep made easy(er)

It can be daunting to get organized with meal prep and planning. For all of us. Throw in additional family members and busy weeknights filled with activities, and it can be even more challenging to stay the course. Having support, a plan of action and a clear tie back to your goals and values can help to stay on track. The other night a friend (who is trained as a professional chef!) was telling me how she struggles to organize her family meals throughout the week, and she inspired me to share a few of my tips and tricks for keeping us on track with our goal of eating minimally processed, scratch-made meals (and not loose our minds). […]

By |2018-08-30T06:11:11+00:00August 29th, 2018|News, Nutrition|

Getting started with fermented foods

Do you regularly eat fermented foods? Have you heard that they’re good for you (and your gut!) but wonder where to start? Us too! We asked nutritionist and personal trainer Dustin Millhollen to shed some insight and answer our questions about how and why to get started with fermented foods. […]

By |2018-07-23T19:13:11+00:00July 23rd, 2018|News, Nutrition|

Personal trainer tip: stress, mindful eating & visceral fat

Last month, DEXA scan visited Hyatt Training. Many of us got scanned and now have important metrics in hand that will help us to track out goals. Visceral fat is one of the measurements included in the scan, and it can be especially harmful to overall health. Check out this tip from personal trainer Megan Abernathy about ways to help reduce your visceral fat. […]

By |2018-06-03T12:13:49+00:00June 1st, 2018|Holistic health, News, Nutrition, Personal trainer tips|

Personal trainer tip: Nutrition simplified

The truth is, you can workout until you are blue in the face, but if you ignore your nutrition, you’re not optimizing your health. Nutrition can have a big effect on not only your health, but also overall quality of life. With conflicting information online and new trends and diets popping up every week, it can feel overwhelming to just get on the right track. Learning how to properly fuel your body doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are a few quick tips from personal trainer Erin Moussallem to get you started on getting your nutrition dialed in. […]

By |2018-05-09T13:14:29+00:00May 9th, 2018|News, Nutrition, Personal trainer tips|

Antioxidants for Athletes

Look up any nutrition blog for sports performance or body composition and no doubt it will talk about protein, and carbohydrates, and protein, and fat, and protein, and calories, and protein, and fiber, and pro…well, you get the picture. And it’s true that these things are important, but really they are just part of a larger picture. […]

By |2018-02-14T10:55:44+00:00February 14th, 2018|News, Nutrition|

Healthier holiday eats: Savory green beans

Realization of the season: there are actually a TON of very normal holiday dishes that can easily be made healthfully. Oh sure there’s holiday sweet breads, desserts galore, and pre-made appetizers at the front of every grocery store. But there are a lot of options for making a dish that is “commonly accepted” as a holiday food that is also nutrient dense and delicious. […]

By |2017-11-09T14:07:14+00:00November 9th, 2017|News, Nutrition|

Personal trainer tip: good nutrition in a busy life

Being healthy means more than just getting a good sweat. The holistic, longterm approach to health and wellness at Hyatt Training means we provide members with all the tools and education necessary to be their best selves. That includes having a great nutrition plan. The nutrition component of health can be challenging because it takes planning and time, two things our busy members sometimes have trouble carving out for themselves. As a business owner, personal trainer, father and husband, check out how Hyatt Training owner Jeremy Hyatt keeps his nutrition on track. […]

By |2017-06-09T11:35:19+00:00June 7th, 2017|News, Nutrition, Personal trainer tips|

Healthy cooking oils

One of the biggest questions we hear from our clients is about which oils are best for cooking with. The mainstream media has been awash with all sorts of snippets on this topic. We turned to nutritionist Barb Skinner to write an informative guest post and full run-down on the best oils for cooking, eating raw, and avoiding. […]

By |2017-03-14T06:37:41+00:00March 10th, 2017|News, Nutrition|

Rest and digest

Research supports what we all know to be true: we live in a stressed out society. According to the American Psychological Association, 24% of adult Americans categorized their average stress levels as “extreme stress” in 2015. As the pace of life, work, and even leisure speeds up, it is more important than ever to understand how this chronic stress impacts our wellbeing, and in particular digestion and nutrient absorption. Check out this guest post from nutritionist Barb Skinner to learn how exactly stress impacts digestion and for simple, straightforward ideas on how you can impact your health. […]

By |2018-02-06T12:32:18+00:00January 12th, 2017|Holistic health, News, Nutrition|

Hyatt family eats: Veggie chili for 20

My philosophy on veggie chili is go big or go home, both in flavor and in size. I’ve been making this recipe for years, and am always thankful for the extra leftovers when they are in the freezer. This hearty vegetarian version of classic chili packs in the flavor and veggies without guilt or grease. […]

By |2016-12-07T07:56:34+00:00December 7th, 2016|News, Nutrition|