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Balanced Fitness & Health helps you understand three simple ways to keep your health on track during the holiday season.

A lot of people have been asking my how to make a veggie hash lately, so I figured I would share one of my favorites. This recipe is going as a side to my roast tonight but it is great left over for breakfast, lunch or supper. It is a versatile recipe that can be paire...

October is National Physical Therapy month. Here at Balanced Fitness and Health we offer a whole-body approach to Physical Therapy. The process includes these four steps:

  1. We will look at the whole body to find the source of the injury.

  2. Manual therapy helps cor...

This blustery winter has been hard on all of us, but I’m here to encourage you to keep moving and stay focused on your health and wellness goals! The snow and ice have opened up a lot of excuses to skip our workouts and eat comfort foods. But if we stay on track with c...

January 9, 2019

Balanced Fitness & Health is responsible for saving employees’ lives and reducing recordable on-the-job injuries at our construction firm. We were struggling with a number of injuries and with hiring the right people for the intense physical work we perform every day....

Soon, the farmer’s markets will be sprouting up in all the parks across town. With this in mind, I wanted to discuss the benefits of eating fresh, local and, when possible, organic produce.

Did you know that fresh produce starts to lose its nutrient value immediately af...

Hello! Well, we have almost made it to spring. AMEN!

In December, I presented a challenge to you all to join us for a January Whole 30—an elimination of all grains, sugar, legumes, dairy and soy. Essentially, it was a cleanse for our systems. Out with the sugar-filled,...

As many of you know, I have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). After having our third child in 2010, I was in excruciating pain. My hands were sore and swollen, every joint hurt to the touch and I could barely get up and down out of a chair. I was in severe pain. It hit me lik...

October 19, 2017

It’s fall!

I have a love/hate relationship with fall. I love the crisp air, the colorful trees, the pumpkins, the apples galore, and the brisk mornings (except when I’m biking). The only thing I don’t like about fall is that I know that winter is coming, and the long c...

January 12, 2016

I started working with Melissa because I was at a complete standstill for 6 months after years on Weight Watchers. I wanted to lose weight, strengthen my bad back and maybe even become a little healthier in the process. I didn’t expect to have so much energy or feel th...

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