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Healthy November Recipes

Healthy November Recipes

Flat Zucchini Noodles with Parm Here’s another guilt-free pasta recipe for you! You won’t need a spiral slicer for this one, simply use a regular veggie peeler – like the kind you would use to peel the skin from a potato – to create long, flat zucchini noodles. This recipe has a scrumptious, nutty flavor […]


Healthy October Recipes

Healthy October Recipes

Simple Tuna Salad Here’s a simple and light version of tuna salad. It cuts out high-calorie mayonnaise and adds some chopped fruit and vegetables to really liven it up. This is a great recipe to enjoy as you journey towards your fitness goal. Servings: 4 Here’s what you need… For the salad: 1 green apple, […]


Crying during or after a workout?

Crying during or after a workout?

    You’re not as alone as you may feel. It definitely does not happen to everyone, but it’s not even close to abnormal. It can happen to anyone. From someone that has worked out their whole life and competing for miss minnesota, to the beginner that has made a commitment for themselves to pick […]


The Dreaded Scale!

The Dreaded Scale!

Did you weigh yourself this morning? ……I did. Did you like the number you saw, or were you expecting something different? Did you get overly excited if it was low or unreasonably depressed if it was too high? We’ve all been there, so don’t beat yourself up too much. Did  you give yourself the self talk…… […]


Healthy September Recipes

Healthy September Recipes

Smoked Salmon Mini Frittatas Mini frittatas are a fantastic, high protein meal that is quick to whip up and throw into the oven. This recipe calls for smoked salmon to be whisked into the egg mixture, however feel free to use any cooked meat that you have on hand, as well as any chopped veggies […]


Healthy August Recipes

Healthy August Recipes

On-The-Go Ham Cups Here’s a recipe for the perfect on-the-go energy food. Ham, broccoli and an egg combine for a tasty snack that’s packed with protein and fiber. Make a dozen and enjoy throughout your week. Servings: 12 Here’s what you need… 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced ½ yellow onion, chopped 12 […]


It's ok to say "this sucks!"

It’s ok to say “this sucks!”

 It’s ok to say this sucks ……… even if your an olympian. Why is it that we feel compelled to hide our emotions and our feelings? I know for me I have been made to feel like no matter what I go through…. It could be worse. You know what ……I don’t buy it.   […]


7 Key Factors to Consider to Chose a Gym

7 Key Factors to Consider to Chose a Gym

Choosing a gym might seem as simple as getting on Google or Yelp and finding a gym that’s easy to drive to. But beyond geography and reviews, there’s more you need to consider when choosing a gym if you want it to be a long-term and successful relationship. Things you need to observe and consider […]




Healthy July Recipes

Healthy July Recipes

Maple Glazed Salmon I’m often asked what makes a healthy dinner. Look no further than this tantalizing recipe for Maple Glazed Salmon. Salmon is a delicious protein that has the bonus of being filled with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12. This recipe is simply baked in the oven, making it quick and convenient. Serve […]


10 Keys to Happiness

10 Keys to Happiness

Everybody wants to be happy, but only few are brave enough to put in the work to be so. It’s not some magical feeling that finds its way to your life. You need to be self aware in order to even begin to find happiness. It really starts with you. You need to get to […]


Why Altman Fitness with Barb Brandt

Call Today to Begin Your Transformation 612-454-6409 Ask about how to get 3 “Afterburn” workouts absolutely FREE! If you’re already one of our prized clients then refer your friends, neighbors, co-workers and any other awesome person you know to recieve half off your next months membership. office@altmanfitness.com WHO IS ALTMAN FITNESS? Altman Fitness is a […]


Healthy June Recipes

Healthy June Recipes

Egg & Sausage Casserole Starting your day off with a breakfast that is low in carbs and filled with protein and healthy fiber is a key way to stay on track with your fitness and fat loss goals. Many breakfast options today are filled with simple sugars and grains which sets you up for a […]


What is my typical day of eating to lose weight?

What is my typical day of eating to lose weight?

I get the question all the time “what do you eat to lose weight??” Well the answer is not so simple. First of all you have to know that everyone’s body is different. We all lost weight differently and we all lose weight at different rates. What is the same is the tools on how […]



It's Time to Detox

It’s Time to Detox

It’s time to DETOX! Let’s face it, we are exposed to an alarming amount of toxins on a daily basis. From the BPA that lines your canned goods to the pesticides liberally sprayed on anything alive these days, our bodies are constantly absorbing an outrageous amount of chemicals. Even though you may try to live […]


Healthy May Recipes

Healthy May Recipes

Sausage and Cabbage Comfort Soup Homemade soup is a wonderful way to enjoy healthy, quick meals at home. This recipe for Sausage and Cabbage Comfort Soup is packed with wholesome fiber from fresh vegetables and protein from sausage. Make a big pot on the weekend and then reheat bowls throughout the week for fast, nutritious […]