Movement and Mental Health

You’ve probably heard that exercise is good for your mental health, and research supports that there is a clear link between exercise and improved mood. The reasons for this are inconclusive and most likely multi-faceted. Research has shown that movement can improve...

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Kitchen Preparedness

Before we get into nutrition let's talk about how to prepare our kitchen to be functional and enjoyable while cooking and cleaning. While most of us are not professional cooks we can learn to set up our kitchen like the professionals: organized for efficient...

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Building An at Home Gym

Below I will give options for purchasing, making and upcycling for your equipment. You can definitely make a great at home gym for just $100.  What you will need to be able to do well-rounded and challenging workouts. 2 moderate weights1 heavy weightA box, bench...

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Simple care tips I’ve learned from my dog

If you are tired - take a nap. For humans, the general recommendation is 20 minutes for a power nap. Start and finish your day with a walk. Our morning and evening walks have been such a great way to keep me active and help me transition my time. In the morning it...

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Admin and Client Success Manager

Ascent is looking for a new friendly and detail oriented person to join our team!  We need someone who is organized and loves finishing tasks and projects! Yes, you, the person with the neat looking planner who loves a tidy work space and getting things done. You...

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Empowerment

Empowerment is about giving people the authority, power and confidence to control their own life! At Ascent this is a guiding word in how we plan our classes and grow our business! And that’s why we have renamed our Strength and Movement class: Empower. It’s important...

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Let’s get real…

It is not easy for me to ask for help. I’m not sure what the right word is: proud, brainwashed by capitalism, embarrassed, I’m not sure it matters. Ascent needs your help! I invested into Ascent as part of a dream of making a positive impact on the fitness industry by...

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Confidence and Conditioning

As I was huffing and puffing my way up a hill this past weekend I was reminded of why I started Ascent Fitness. Here I was in the most gorgeous place, with great company, and great weather, but physically I was struggling! I was definitely regretting all my excuses to...

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Music & Movement

When I think about my life music has always played a role in finding movement. As a little kid, my parents would play music so loud and dance around as they cleaned. To this day when I hear Earth, WInd & Fire, or Micheal Jackson I get the subtle urge to clean....

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