my fitness story

My Fitness Story

Mary-Beth Folger MOTIVATION, WEIGHT LOSS, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

At the Fit Farm blog, we typically write how-to guides on exercise, nutrition, and motivation. But today, I want to share my own personal love/hate relationship with fitness. I hope that it gives you the courage to share yours too. Because honestly, sometimes it just helps to hear about the experiences of others to put things in perspective and get …

benefits of lifting weights

The Benefits of Lifting Weights

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When most people think about weight lifting, they imagine super swollen gym bros lifting hundreds of pounds of weight in the gym every day. In truth, the healthy amount of weights for the average person looks nothing like that (no knock on our weight-loving fam though!) People who add weight lifting to their exercise program a mere two days out …

Staying fit as a stay at home dad

Staying Fit as a Stay at Home Dad

Mary-Beth Folger EXERCISE, FITNESS, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

We hear a good deal of fitness talk regarding stay-at-home moms, and rightfully so—but what about stay-at-home dads? It goes without saying having kids is a huge life adjustment, for either parent. They require an endless well of energy and focus, which can leave you feeling like you don’t have time to invest in your own fitness. But, life has …

The Fit Farm Experience

Behind the Curtain at Fit Farm: The Anatomy of a Weight Loss Camp

Mary-Beth Folger EXERCISE, FITNESS, WELLNESS, WHIPPY! Leave a Comment

Curious about changing your lifestyle habits? Sick of having no energy? Do you want a killer body? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re in the right place. Fit Farm is an all-inclusive weight loss camp dedicated to helping you transform your life. In just a few short weeks, we give you the tools and confidence to learn new …

The Importance of Pre-Exercise Screening

The Importance of Pre-Exercise Screening

Mary-Beth Folger EXERCISE, TRAINER, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

When you start any fitness program it is important to get an accurate assessment of your current fitness level. By properly assessing your overall health, fitness experts can develop an exercise program that is tailored to your specific needs. This means that your exercise program is built to accommodate your heart health, body type, and long-term fitness goals. A tailored …

three keys to motivation

Three Keys to Motivation

Mary-Beth Folger FITNESS, MOTIVATION, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

You’re in the driver seat. Your level of motivation is all up to you, which is precisely the problem. Your well of motivation depends on a single critical component—emotions. It’s unavoidable. You can accomplish any number of tactical feats, but until you address how you feel about it, your chances of success are diminished. Think about any difficulty that you …

Four Reasons Fitness Retreats Are The New Mommy Therapy. Fit Farm.

FOUR REASONS FITNESS RETREATS ARE THE NEW MOMMY THERAPY

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Four Reasons Fitness Retreats Are The New Mommy Therapy: A Guide to Resetting Your Life Balance All across the country, a new type of ‘therapy’ for moms is starting to gain traction. It used to be spas and passive wellness retreats had all the action, and (when one could), a mom would sneak away for a week in order to …