Snacking is something that most people consider an unhealthy habit. Instead of chips and other processed snacks, choose some of these more healthy and delicious options, and keep hunger at bay:   Peanut Butter Banana “sushi”– Spread peanut butter on a whole wheat tortilla. Sprinkle with unsweetened coconut and cinnamon. Roll the banana up in … Continued

Healthy Eats During Restaurant Week

This week was Baltimore Restaurant Week, meaning there were awesome specials and fun new eats to try throughout the week!  Even though there was an extension this time around, it seems like there never is quite enough time to hit them all.  In case you missed any, below are the participating restaurants in our neighborhood … Continued

Resolution Revolution

New Year’s has come and gone, bringing thousands of determined resolution-makers to the inevitable decision to give up sugar, carbs, red meat, dairy, alcohol, severely cut calories, and other similar total deprivation plans.  The sad truth, is that by the time this article is published, almost all will have given up a little bit or … Continued

Healthy Recipes for the Pumpkin Spice Addict in All of Us

Even though you might not have gone to get one in the last few weeks, the long-awaited “pumpkin spiced latte” made its debut in Starbucks all over the country, in addition to its partners in crime: Philadelphia’s pumpkin spice cream cheese, Planter’s pumpkin spice nuts, MIlano’s pumpkin spice cookies, Quaker pumpkin spice oatmeal, the list … Continued

RX BARS are the Best!

We love anything that’s honest. People. Tea. Food. Everything. And since Federal Hill Fitness is an honest gym, we’d rue the day we didn’t sell an honest product. What is the product I’m specifically speaking of you ask? Well, if you read the headline, you’d know I was talking about the RXBAR (Or should I … Continued

Breakfast Solved! Personal Trainer Approved Breakfasts of 2016

Breakfast is sometimes the hardest meal of the day to plan for. A lot of us are rushing out the door to get to work, bagel in hand, banana, coffee and car keys in the other, only to end up dropping your food and stressing before the real days’ stress even begins. Sheesh! Sounds like a … Continued

5 Summer Health Hacks to Treat Yoself Without Losing that Summer Bod

Nothing says summer like the dripping sweat of a… soft serve, double twist, sprinkled delight. Yes, ice cream. But don’t scream! Just because you know you shouldn’t eat it, doesn’t mean you have to give it up completely. There are alternatives! Yay! And we here at Federal Hill Fitness love cheat days, trust me. But what … Continued

Best Free Weight Loss Apps for iPhone and Android

Sticking to any weight loss plan is much easier with the help of the right apps. Using a specific weight loss app can be a great way to stay accountable for your food choices. Some apps even help you keep track of your daily activity levels, giving you a way to track your progress as … Continued

Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring is coming, which means you are probably looking at your closets, your basement, your junk drawers, even your shelves, realizing that its time to clean things up, obliterate clutter and trash to create a fresh, zen-like environment to flourish bright ideas and healthy living.  So many clean up jobs to tackle, where to begin?  … Continued

Mission Impossible: Holiday Fitness

Staying on track with your work out plan is hard enough when the weather is beautiful and time is on your side.  You know, in the middle of the year, when vacations come and go and you know you have half the year to accomplish any goals you may have set in January.  Make it … Continued