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Celebrating One Year of Fit Fancy Food!

Today we celebrate the one-year anniversary of our first blog post! We want to thank everyone who has supported us, and we look forward to bringing you more Fit Fancy Food content in the upcoming year. Here's a look back at some of our favorite posts: Exclusive Interview: Lindsay Nathanson, Sprinkles For Breakfast Exclusive Interview: Cat…

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Staying Fit While Pregnant

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo by: Lucas Favre Working out has always been a part of my daily routine, so when I found out I was pregnant a few months ago, I wanted to make sure I could still find a way to stay fit. It turns out there are a variety of workouts you can…

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The Health Benefits of Swimming

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Shamim Nakhaei Swimming season is in full swing, and there's nothing better than going for a nice refreshing dip when the temps are sweltering outside. Not only is it a fun activity that helps cool you off in the summer months, but it also offers some great overall health benefits. Low…

The Benefits of Yoga

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Jared Rice When I was younger, I thought running was the "be all" of fitness. However, as I got older and my body could no longer take the constant pounding from running, I discovered other types of workouts that were just as beneficial to add to my exercise routine. One of…

Making Strength Training a Priority in Your Fitness Regimen

*By: Megan Deppen* If there's one kind of workout that you should make a priority in your fitness routine, it's strength training. Strength training also known as resistance training is not only one of the best workouts you can do for your body, but also comes with many added health benefits. You'll find if you…

The Benefits of Interval Training

*By: Megan Deppen* Are you looking to burn more calories without spending hours at the gym? If the answer is yes, then you may want to consider adding interval training into your workout routine. Interval training involves short bursts of exercise, followed by a brief recovery time. For example, if you're doing high intensity interval…

Ten-Minute Workouts That Work!

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: Anna Shvets During the week, I work a full-time job and I don't have a ton of time to do an extensive workout. However, that has never stopped me from doing some sort of exercise regularly, even if it is just ten minutes. Below are some great ten-minute workouts that I…

Beginner’s Guide to Working Out

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo:  Karolina Grabowska  If exercising has never been part of your daily life, starting a routine can certainly be intimidating. There are millions of exercise programs, videos, and apps to get into shape, but where do you start? Why Do You Want to Start Working Out? Ask yourself...Why do I want to…

Tracking Fitness with The Apple Watch

*By Megan Deppen* Photo: Apple.com The Apple Watch has many functionalities, but one of the features that I love the most is the fitness tracker. I have the Apple Watch Series 3 and just recently, the newest Apple Watch Series 6 has come onto the market. But for this post, I will speak to the…

Balance and Stability Training: Why It’s So Important

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: GMB Fitness I have found so many great workouts over the years for my glutes, abs, arms and legs, and of course, some full body ones too. I try to fit in some cardio as well. These types of workouts are something I have always been mindful of and have tried…