When should I buy organic foods

During our recent call in show for The Fit Chicks! Movement, a member asked this great question about “eating organic. Celie asked: Do you have a simplified way of deciding when you buy organic versus when you don’t? My Answer: YES When the organic version taste better, buy ORGANIC… For example, organic celery taste way, way better than conventional. It’s the …

How To Handle Rude Questions About Your Weight Loss

How To Handle Rude Questions About YOUR Weight Loss Erika Nicole Kendall Q: I’m like you, I unknowingly became fat in my late twenties to late thirties for about 15 years and I just realized apparently that became my character – the fat one. I’ve got the revelation one day that I should become skinny – and I’ve become slim and …

My Meal Prep

With a focus on having a little bit more meat protein this month, I added a super high quality sausage to my beans, prepared a piece of panko-crusted sea bass for the salad, made tuna pasta salad (using chickpea rigatoni), and smothered stewed meat.            Hey Beautiful, we’re passionate about reminding you that Fit Chicks is a COMPLETE program. …

Recipe: Leafy Greens, Turkey Tacos (1PREP-4MEALS)

Turkey, Leafy Greens and Black Bean Taco Filling -Plus 4 Ways to Use It!     I love, love, love, LOVE, taco night, taco afternoon and taco weekend. This is truly a family friendly recipe and great meal prep idea… Here are the Ingredients (click to see picture and download recipe): 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey 1/2 of a sweet onion chopped 1 …

“Keep Going”

Ultimate Sculpting Week is BACK This week in the weight room, experience one of the most challenging, fun strength training routines at Fit Chicks! It’s called Ultimate Sculpting. This is real body toning, done effectively, safely and with a variety of moves. You’re whole body will feel the results. Double check your reservations. Get to the studio a few minutes …

Got Sugar Trouble? We Go Solutions [a Playbook]

Sugar Addict? Sugar Detox? Hype or Hope? Some people use sugary foods in ways that aren’t healthy, even though it may not be an actual addiction. Some people use sugary foods in ways that aren’t healthy, even though it may not be an actual addiction. Here’s the truth about sugar cravings and how to tame your sweet tooth. Your Brain on …

Welcome to the Fit Chicks! Nutrition Seminar

Program Welcome – Name, What your question about carbs? Game – Eat This or That Carbohydrate Lesson – Definitions, Good/Bad Types, Low-Carb Diet, and 75 Foods List Doing Keto and Other Low Carb Diets Building a Food Trifecta – Using the List of 75 Foods to focus on first create your mini list Wrap – Talk take aways, print neatly …

Our Starbucks – Coming Soon! Plus the Nutrition Seminar and the Fitness Clinic

Nutrition Seminar Event: Nutrition Seminar – Topic: Carbs Time: 11:05 to 12:00 (new) Place: 11720 Olio Road (next to Ossip, in the Kroger Shopping Center) Everyone is invited. Bring a friend, family and yourself and earn a BONUS Personal Training Session. Yes, this is our shameless attempt to have you attend! Why? Good nutrition and a great diet are critical …

14 Keys to a GREAT Diet

14 Keys to a GREAT Diet | by Berkeley Wellness (#FitChickApproved) Developing healthy eating habits isn’t as confusing or as restrictive as many people imagine. The essential steps are to eat mostly foods derived from plants—vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes (beans, peas, lentils)—and limit highly processed foods. Here are our guidelines for building a healthy diet. This is another …

#GetUnstuck

How to Break the Habits that Get You Stuck Bad habits are often what get us stuck. Ideally, we see what’s happening (I can’t afford my speeding tickets), and we adjust (drive slower). But sometimes we recognize the bad habit and choose not to do anything about it, willing to live in “stuckness” (think procrastination). Then there’s the bad habit …

CARBS! Eat them, Mostly Complex, GO…

During a recent Nutrition Consult at the studio Preethi asked, “should I eat carbs?”… The next day during the Accountability Club weekly Office Hours Session, Mary Ann asked “what I want to know is how many carbs should I be eating, I think I’m having too many. But everything is a CARB! That’s what I need help on…” Does any of …

Special Membership Offer

Hello Beautiful, we’re celebrating our amazing clients and the 6 year anniversary of our amazing community in Fishers, IN by hosting a 6-WEEK Special. You’re invited to come in to Fit Chicks! Start now for a 6-Week Special Membership, just $297 [Offer Expires SOON – July 5th @11:00AM] (HERE)   Schedule a visit, complimentary workout and assessment (CLICK HERE)

Fit Chicks! Podcast

Celebrating 6 Years at Fit Chicks! & Client Appreciation Month. There’s 90 amazing clients and a great team, too! (listen to Podcast Episode #1)   (listen to our Birthday Song)   (Introducing the Fit Chicks! Ambassadors Club)  

This BEST Veg Chili is Worth Your Time

Best Vegetarian Chili (and idea Sunday meal prep recipe!) America’s Test Kitchen explains why this recipe works: Vegetarian chilis are often little more than a mishmash of beans and vegetables. In order to create a chili—not a bean and vegetable stew—we’ve found replacements for the different ways in which meat adds depth and flavor to chili. Walnuts, soy sauce, dried …

Our Story

  When Fit Chicks! started we became the premier place for women who wanted a complete program for fitness, nutrition and well-being. It has been super exciting because we work with women and witness their enormous successes. What we learned from running a very successful studio was how to create a meaningful community that deepens a woman’s commitment to being …

Less Than 5 Percent of Americans Live a ‘Healthy Lifestyle’

Depressing statistics from a new study by Julie Beck March 23, 2016 A fun thing about being an American health journalist is constantly reading about how horribly unhealthy your country is. (And subsequently, being reminded about how unhealthy you probably are. And by “you,” I mean me.) The unflattering stats mount: More than half of what Americans eat is “ultra-processed.” The average American …

Those Foods Account for 90% of U.S. Added Sugar Intake, Now Find Out Which!

More Than Half of What Americans Eat Is ‘Ultra-Processed’ And those foods account for 90 percent of U.S. added sugar, salt and fat intake, new research says.  By Julie Beck, printed in The Atlantic Michael Pollan’s guideline that people should “eat food, not too much, mostly plants,” is oft-quoted, less oft-followed. Once again, research has demonstrated that Americans actually tend …

2 Things Your New Gym Doesn’t Want You to Know – Washington Post

If you’re thinking more these days about your fitness regimen – or lack thereof – then you’re not alone. It’s the time of year when many Americans realize they are a little pudgier than they ought to be and resolve to slim down. In other words, it’s a money-making time for the gym industry Every year, Google searches for gyms spike in January, …

What if YOU were as important as everything on your list?

What would be different in your life, if you spent your time, money and energy demonstrating you (personally, physically) are as important as everything on your list? Shauna said, “What’s different is I prepare healthier meals and snacks for my kids when I go to the studio regularly, because I go to Kroger more regularly!” Tiffany shared this, “What’s different? …

There’s so much NEW coming to Fit Chicks! in Fishers like TRX (enough said)

Dear Awesome Lady, There’s so much new coming to Fit Chicks! next month and through the New Year that we can barely get it in one note to you. Here are the highlights: TRX – enough said! We’re incorporating a Precor Stretch Trainer machine into selective weight training routines Stretching Mat with roller and instructions for hip, back, and neck New weight training …

Oh Wow! Lunch Just Got A Lot Better

It’s Fall. That means it’s time to stop the cold salads, sandwich wraps and grilled vegetables. Ready to mix it up and enjoy lunch again? Here are two simple recipes that can be the centerpiece to your lunch this week. These flavor combinations are delicious and the family just might enjoy them, too! We like these recipes because they fit …

4 Steps to YOUR Yummiest Grain Bowl (just try it)

How to Make a Grain Bowl Without a Recipe By Leslie Stephens, posted on Food52 Blog – Here at Food52, we love recipes — but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don’t always need a recipe, you’ll make your favorite dishes a lot more often. Today: Chuck that takeout burrito bowl out the window and mix and match the contents …

See what happens when you google “body fat and fitness”

Within the Fit Chicks! program, we focus equally on fitness, nutrition and well-being. In fact, before a woman is invited to enroll, we give her a 14-Day Free Trial Membership and spend about another hour understanding her goals and methodically walking through our 3-Part Program. We go into great detail explaining the importance of lean muscles, metabolism and body composition (or body fat percentage). …

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She asked “should I eat carbs?”… Our answer will surprise you!

During a recent Nutrition Consult at the studio Preethi asked, “should I eat carbs?”… The next day during the Accountability Club weekly Office Hours Session, Kay asked “what I want to know is how many carbs should I be eating, I think I’m having too many. But everything is a CARB! That’s what I need help on…” Does any of this …

Great Tasting Roasted Vegs, a Tasty NEW Recipe, and 5 Squash TIPS

What does roasting vegetables have to do with your fitness, personal training, health or losing weight? Last week while running on the treadmill, Rita said, “I think I need some new recipe ideas before I get sick of my kale salads. Can we schedule a time to talk about nutrition? YES! Salad say summer and when the weather cools off, …

5 Essential Strength Training Moves We Do Every Week

5 Essential Strength-Training Moves Every Woman Needs (and we do at Fit Chicks! every week) The metabolism of a 25-year-old. Jeans that fit. The ability to bend and move, with confidence and without pain. If you’re interested in any of the above, you need to be lifting weights. Right. Message received. But…now what? Which moves should you really be doing, …

Exercise Makes Skin Healthier (it’s proven!)

Regular workouts don’t just benefit your fitness. They benefit your skin, too — particularly as you age. Preliminary research by scientists at Ontario’s McMaster University shows that exercise not only keeps skin looking younger, but also enhances skin health at a microscopic level. One experiment analyzed the skin of 29 men and women ranging in age from 20 to 84. …

The Most UnHealthiest Salads #stepawayFAST

Five examples of crazy unhealthy salads from casual chains wasn’t enough. We complied a total of 15 menu items that give salads a BAD name. Nutrition, clean eating and being healthy should be confusing. Let’s help you! A good salad starts with great green (mix your favorite soft, leafy lettuce with mache, baby spinach Swiss chard or kale or sweet …