What are "Macros"? Join us for our FREE Macro Series each Wed in Oct from 5:30 - 6 PM at the Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave to find out!

We are excited to be conducting an October Nutrition Series about Macronutrients, or Macros.  Why we have chosen this particular topic? What are Macros, and why are they important?  How do we calculate individual requirements for each of them, along with their ratios as part of our daily calorie intake?

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to start out a healthy Fall food month: spicy sausage, Brussels sprouts and butternut squash foil packets!

With Fall fast approaching (so hard to believe!), so is the season of spooks, pumpkins and changing leaves. Let’s plan to start this Autumn right with a great Autumn recipe! Here’s an idea-   SPICY SAUSAGE, BRUSSELS SPROUTS, AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH FOIL PACKETS   An easy Fall foil packet dinner made with spicy chicken Andouille…

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Summer is well upon us and there are so many things to appreciate; lazy weekend days at the pool, picnics, family get-togethers, etc. One of my favorite things is the abundance of fresh, inexpensive and yes, in-season berries. All of the best: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries . . . I like them all, and…

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For our next Trainer Spotlight, meet Jason! He's our new trainer who has a passion for helping people pursue a healthy lifestyle through physical activity.

Introduction  Hello Pittsburgh and surrounding communities!  I’m Jason Rutkowski, a new personal trainer here at the Pittsburgh Fitness Project.  I have a passion for helping people pursue a healthy lifestyle through exercise and physical activity.  My interest in physical fitness grew out of my participation in sports conditioning programs in my middle and high school…

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Unfortunately, it is never possible to live a completely stress-free life, but are 13 helpful remedies for stress!

This post is a third in a series of three posts on stress. After figuring out how to determine if it is the stress that is getting to you and then taking steps to reduce stress, you still will find that stress comes up every now and again. Unfortunately, it is never possible to live…

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You may remember my “Vacation Workout,” article but after experiencing a real vacation, I have some revised tips and tricks for you!

As some of you may know, I have recently taken a vacation to both Budapest and Rome. I was traveling for 10 days, and it was an incredible experience. Between all the sightseeing, delicious food, and time away from work, it was a trip to remember. I have to admit, this was my first “adult,”…

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Do transformation promises actually work? Well, many of them can, if we strictly follow them. Begin your transformation with PFP!

Interested in losing weight? Maybe just maintaining your current weight? Or, maybe it’s improving your overall health and eating better? The reality is that most of us are. And we don’t have to look very far either for advice, solutions, diets, fads, must have foods, supplements, equipment and more. Ok . . . but the…

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Are you stressed and need to work on stress management? Making deliberate actions cab shift our mindset and make stress go away.

Are you stressed and need to work on stress management? Just about everyone seems to be stressed these days. If you can’t tell, read this article to see if your stress might be affecting your overall health. If you are a person who struggles with stress and find it to be inhibiting your life at…

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