Soup’s on! Healthy instant pot soup

Maybe it’s the early onset of cold weather here in PDX this year? Maybe it’s just me, but I’m craving soup. I stumbled upon this fabulous Instant Pot Tortilla Chicken Soup in my search for healthy Instant Pot soup recipes. […]

2019-10-17T13:27:16-07:00October 15, 2019|

Body Composition vs BMI

In a sea of fad diets and nutrition information-overload, it can be difficult—even downright frustrating—to sort out fact from fiction. We all know that nutrition is a key component to health and wellness, so how do we determine which nutrition approach or protocol is right for us? […]

2019-07-11T09:31:07-07:00July 11, 2019|

New partnership with The Fit Foods

We couldn’t be more excited to share the news of our new partnership with The Fit Foods! The Fit Foods is a healthy meal prep company who offers 50+ meals including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks that are cooked & portioned with whole food ingredients. Their meals are prepared fresh daily, and are primarily gluten-free. […]

2019-06-26T11:14:28-07:00June 25, 2019|

Intermittent fasting: is it right for me?

In a sea of fad diets and nutrition information-overload, it can be difficult—even downright frustrating—to sort out fact from fiction. We all know that nutrition is a key component to health and wellness, so how do we determine which nutrition approach or protocol is right for us? […]

2019-06-14T13:24:16-07:00June 14, 2019|

Sustainable nutrition video presentation

On February 3, Dustin Millhollen opened our annual speaker series with a presentation highlighting the important elements of a well-rounded, sustainable approach to nutrition including what to eat before and after a workout, the essential elements of a properly composed meal or snack and a look at some of the different diet protocols. Many of our members wanted to learn from Dustin, but were unable to be at the studio that morning. We recorded the presentation on video and have posted it here. […]

2019-10-07T08:27:13-07:00February 7, 2019|

Prebiotic foods 101

Prebiotics, probiotics, postbiotics, oh my! Take a peek at this guest post by nutritionist and personal trainer Dustin Millhollen to shed some insight and answer our questions about prebiotic foods, why they’re important and how best to incorporate them easily into your diet. […]

2018-10-08T09:22:28-07:00October 4, 2018|

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. […]

2018-09-07T06:36:03-07:00September 7, 2018|

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). […]

2018-08-30T06:11:11-07:00August 29, 2018|

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. […]

2018-07-23T19:13:11-07:00July 23, 2018|

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. […]

2019-03-29T13:54:01-07:00June 1, 2018|

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. […]

2018-05-09T13:14:29-07:00May 9, 2018|

Hyatt family eats: Asparagus edamame salad

Asparagus season is in full swing, and I take as a true sign that spring really is coming! Check out this post for one of our favorite ways to enjoy asparagus while it lasts. This super easy and satisfying salad is quick, healthy and delish. […]

2018-04-18T10:32:41-07:00April 18, 2018|

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. […]

2018-02-14T10:55:44-07:00February 14, 2018|

Swoon-worthy sauces with Megan Benedict on 2/11

The secret is in the SAUCE. If you’ve ever tried Fit Kitchen Direct, you know that owner Megan Benedict makes amazing sauces each week for their healthy meals. Join us Sunday, February 11 from 9-10 a.m. to learn about Megan’s secret sauce(s)! […]

2018-01-25T15:24:18-07:00January 24, 2018|

Five tips to improve your overall health

At Hyatt Training, we believe in a long-term, sustainable approach to health and wellness. I recently shared my top five tips to improve overall health as a guest article for our corporate wellness partner Mortgage Trust, but had to share it here too! […]

2018-01-19T14:48:54-07:00January 19, 2018|