Gruntz Hosts First Fundraiser for CDS Monarch’s Warrior Salute Program

Gruntz Fitness is Rochester NY’s newest veteran-owned revolutionary fitness collective. Using the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s program for training and nutrition, we are helping people live a healthier and happier life. We are opening a facility in Rochester in November, and are growing at an exponential rate. As successful as we’ve been, we are…

Protein Fluff

So, this has to be my new favorite way to have my protein shake – PROTEIN FLUFF!  I have to be honest, I was getting tired of having the same protein shake every night and with the cold weather on its way (maybe!), I wanted something that wasn’t going to make me freezing cold!  Protein…

Start Popping that Popcorn

When people think of popcorn they see big movie theater tubs, filled with melted butter and salt.  Yes, that may be delicious, but not so good for your health! Popcorn is very low in calories, heart smart and something that I didn’t know, filled with healthy nutrients.  I just read an article that said popcorn…

Beat the Summer Heat Part II – More Recipes to Keep You Cool!

The heat of summer does not seem to be letting up anytime soon, so why not try a few more “keeping cool” recipes to beat the heat! FroYo Berry Bites (www.skinnyms.com) 1/4 cup crushed almonds or almond meal 2 tablespoons coconut sugar, (more for a sweeter FroYo Bite) 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 3/4 cup…

Football Sunday….Made Healthy!?!?

We all know it….football = food and a lot of it!  Pizza, chips, beer, wings, the list could go on forever!  Here are a few ideas on how to Buffalo Cauliflower Bites (www. ourlifetastesgood.com) Cooking spray,3/4 cup all-purpose flour,1 cup Silk Soymilk,1 teaspoon garlic powder,1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 1…

Change Your Diet, Change Your Life

by Jen McSorley Tired? Irritable? Worn out?  No energy? Have you looked at your diet lately?  Do you eat on the go? Is your kitchen filled with processed foods, soda and other sugary goodies? If you answered yes, then it may be time to take a look at your diet and make some changes.  Even…

Theresa’s Journey to Better Health

In 2014 I was dealing with a rare condition in my leg that impaired my walking for many months. My journey really started then because at that point my future leg function was uncertain and I knew that if I had the opportunity to walk again I would do anything it took to get as…

To Workout or Not on Vacation??? By Jen McSorley

Even though we hate to admit it, summer will be coming to end in a matter of weeks.  With that said, many of us will be taking our last official summer vacations and if you are anything like my husband and I, working out is a part of our everyday routine.  Even our “rest’ days…

Drinks that do not do your body good…. by Jen McSorley

How many non-water drinks do have per day?  You may not even realize that you may be adding anywhere from 300 to 500 extra calories per day, just by sipping on your favorite coffee or soda.  Let’s take a look at the worst drinks for your body. Juice Drinks “Juice drink” and “juice cocktail” are…

Meet the Trainer – Matt Altobelli, Owner of Gruntz Fitness

By Jen McSorley   I am excited to share with you an interview with the owner of Gruntz Fitness, Matt Altobelli.  Here you will get an inside look at how Matt became involved in fitness and some great tips. How did you first get into fitness? Growing up I always played sports. I played baseball…

How to break the bad day syndrome! by Jen McSorley

A bad day can send you over the edge and make you feel like you are spiraling out of control.  When a bad day occurs, we feel like everything is tumbling out of control and it only gets worse as we sink ourselves further into frustration.  Some days you just want to throw in the…

Meet A Gruntz Client – Terri

Like many of us, Terri has always had issues with weight. It was something that was constantly on her mind and never allowed her to be truly happy.  There were periods where overtraining and undereating ruled, followed by times when weight gain seemed to be at the forefront.   About 4 years ago, Terri moved to…