Wellness

Last Minute Sweet Potato Recipes

sweet potato

Today is one of the best days of the year! A day we are brought together by family and love. And a day we get to eat until our hearts are content (and stuffed)! It’s really easy to get off track during this time of year. You’re eating rich food you don’t normally have that…

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Proper Posture and the Harms of Sitting

proper posture

Proper posture and the harms of sitting. “We should sit less, and we should sit better.”  Author unknown. I don’t remember where I read this quote, but I keep it written on a whiteboard in my massage room here at the Pittsburgh Fitness Project.  Anyone who walks into the room can read it and think…

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Half-Marathon Training: The Week Before the Race

half-marathon training

Half-marathon training. I’ve been running for about 40 years now.  Long-term wear and tear led me to an altered gait. Which in turn led to lots of pain when running.  Our PFP running coach, Jake Boyer, managed to correct my gait. My personal trainer and gym co-owner, Tom Duer, gave me exercises to strengthen my…

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Winter Spaghetti Squash Bake

spaghetti squash

The temperature has officially dropped in Pittsburgh and it’s really starting to feel like winter! Today, we want to share with you a warm and toasty spaghetti squash recipe guaranteed to fill you up. The ever-popular winter gourd, spaghetti squash, is in its prime season right now. The spaghetti stands out from other squash varieties…

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Tips to Get Through the Holidays: Part Two

fitter holiday season

A few weeks ago, we began discussing tips to help you have a fitter holiday season. And today, I want to add to them! It’s really easy to get off track during this time of year. You’re eating rich food you don’t normally have that have a high amount of calories. And family sometimes guilt…

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Half-Marathon Training: Week of Oct 22nd

half-marathon training

Half-marathon training. I’ve been running for about 40 years now.  Long-term wear and tear led me to an altered gait. Which in turn led to lots of pain when running.  Our PFP running coach, Jake Boyer, managed to correct my gait. My personal trainer and gym co-owner, Tom Duer, gave me exercises to strengthen my…

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Half-Marathon Training: Week of October 15th

half-marathon training

Half-marathon training. I’ve been running for about 40 years now.  Long-term wear and tear led me to an altered gait. Which in turn led to lots of pain when running.  Our PFP running coach, Jake Boyer, managed to correct my gait. My personal trainer and gym co-owner, Tom Duer, gave me exercises to strengthen my…

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Half-Marathon Training: Week of October 8th

half-marathon training

Half-marathon training. I’ve been running for about 40 years now.  Long-term wear and tear led me to an altered gait. Which in turn led to lots of pain when running.  Our PFP running coach, Jake Boyer, managed to correct my gait. My personal trainer and gym co-owner, Tom Duer, gave me exercises to strengthen my…

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No-Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Balls

No-Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Balls

Bring on the pumpkin! Quick, healthy no-bake pumpkin oatmeal energy balls taste like cookies. But we promise they are good for you! These bites are going to be your go-to healthy snack all fall long. Oatmeal balls are a perfect on the go or pre-workout snack. They’re also super easy to meal prep! Once you…

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