What is a Calorie Deficit?

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Weight loss is a huge thing on people’s minds around this time of year. And generally, when someone wants to lose weight, their first thought is to cut back on how much they’re eating. Consuming fewer calories than you burn is called being in a calorie deficit. But simply hopping into a calorie deficit doesn’t […]

What are Good Fitness Goals for Beginners?

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Have you decided you’re on a mission to make 2022 your healthiest year yet? Amazing! We’re so ready to help you hit your goals. But as a beginner, even defining those goals can be a challenge. So today, we’ll walk you through some of the best fitness goals for beginners to get you started. What […]

Is Sleep Important for Recovery?

When most people think about their New Year’s resolutions, they’re thinking about exercising more, eating better, or maybe even trying to reduce stress. Don’t get us wrong, these are fantastic things to focus on, but one aspect of wellness that’s undervalued and underestimated is sleep. Have you ever had a restless night? You know the […]

Trainer Spotlight: Stacie Barclay

Stacie Barclay is a Personal Trainer, CrossFit coach, mom of two, and all-around light at Foundation FIT. She’s an OG trainer who has been with FFIT since the beginning. Tell us a little bit about how you got into fitness. Were you always interested in exercise and wellness, or did that come later in life? […]

Why Do Some People Lose Weight Faster Than Others?

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Comparison. This is a tough obstacle to overcome, especially when it comes to weight loss. Whether you’re watching other people in the gym around you or are starting a weight loss journey with a friend or spouse, it feels like people are constantly comparing their speed of weight loss to those around them. Any ladies […]

A New Way to Think About Setting Great New Year’s Resolutions

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With each new year, people tend to make the same resolutions. I want to lose 20 pounds. I want to stop eating sugar. I want to make more money. These vague resolutions rarely make an impact. So this year, approach your New Year’s Resolutions with a different twist. First, we’ll walk you through breaking up […]

Should I Focus on More Weights or Cardio to Lose Weight?

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For weight loss, should I do more weights or more cardio? This is hands down one of the most popular questions we hear. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most confusing questions in the fitness industry, and frequently we see it addressed wrong. As a team of certified fitness trainers, our answer is that it […]

How to Stay Sane Through the Holidays

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The holidays tend to be a crazy time. And there are years when you blink, and the month of December is gone. So this year, focus on setting up your holidays for success. And that will create the right mindset for you to set up successful new year’s resolutions. Breaking Down the Holiday Season Visualization […]

How Can I Afford a Gym Membership or Personal Trainer?

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Along with not having enough time, one of the top reasons people cite for not exercising is that they can’t afford a pricey gym membership or personal trainer. While we’ll be the first to tell you that you can exercise for free using your body weight and the great outdoors, we also understand that sometimes […]

How To Raise Healthy Eaters

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Many of the clients we work with have kids or want them one day. And one of the biggest struggles for parents right now is how to raise healthy eaters. Foundation FIT Co-Owner Sylvia Darby knows all about the struggle of raising healthy eaters. After all, she is a mom of three! So here’s some […]