Spring Veggie Egg Bake

Does your family love a hot, hearty breakfast but it’s not always possible with your schedule? Or you don’t always want to spend a huge chunk of time at the stove? Me neither. This Spring Veggie Egg Bake is the perfect recipe for just that! Baked ahead of time, it gives you an easy to …

Fried Green Plantains with Mango Avocado Salsa

In the mood for chips and salsa but wanting a healthier version? Get your dip fix with these fried green plantains and mango avocado salsa! This salsa combo also tastes amazing on steak, fish, chicken – really any protein you can easily grill up or even thrown on top of a salad. Avocado brings some …

Benefits of Meeting With a Registered Dietician

During one of our last few 6 Week Challenges, where we support and encourage our members to take steps towards living a long, healthy life, we brought in the awesome dietitians from The Endurance Edge. They have brought a wealth of information to OSi and our members! Sarah is here, on-site at OSi, offering Discovery …

Rebecca Lyons – Moving Pain Free and Smashing Goals

Rebecca Lyons is our Spotlight Member this week!!! ¬†Rebecca has been at OSI for a year and we love having her and her family with us! ¬†She has accomplished some amazing things while she has been here and when she is in class we always know it is going to be awesome and¬†encouraging!¬† Keep it …

Eric Beasley – Making Life Better One Tap Out at a Time!

Meet our friend Eric. Eric Beasley is our Jiu Jitsu¬†Spotlight member of the¬†month! Eric has been with a part of our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy for more than 2 years. ¬†His friend Ryan invited him out to try a class and he was instantly hooked! He is a great training partner and hard worker, and …

Doug Long – Moving Better and Feeling Younger!

Doug Long is our Spotlight Member of the week!!! He has been with us for almost a year. ¬†Doug is awesome, we love having him in class and he is great example of everything you can accomplish if you don’t give up! ¬†He always comes to the 4pm classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. ¬†We’ve watched …

Meet Diane – STRONGEST Grandma We Know

Check out this special member spotlight! Diane Rasey has been at OS Institute since January of 2012. She is one of the strongest, ripped, and hard working 54 year old’s we know. She is one of our longest participating members who has been with us since basically the start!! She was chosen to be our …

California Steak Salad

  This California Steak Salad is a perfect, quick and easy addition to your weekly meal plan. It doesn’t take a lot of prep time or cook time – making it a good week night meal when you’re pressed for time.¬†The simple homemade chimichurri dressing is packed with flavor yet only takes minutes to whip …

Standish Lietz – Putting the Wonder in Wonder Woman

Meet one of our favorite pregnant, mommy of a set of twin boys making their appearance in early 2017, Standish! Standish has been training with us at OS Institute for almost a year. ¬†She has done group classes, challenges, and consistent personal training with Dani. ¬†When she’s not at OSi, she makes sure to also …

Michael Colón РResetting and Changing for the Better

Michael has been with us at OSI training at mostly the 5:30am class for almost a year and a half! ¬†His dedication to fitness and OSI is apparent in everything he does. ¬†Because of this show of commitment he is being recognized as our spotlight member this week!! ¬†Congratulations Michael and keep doing you! How …

Michael and Emma Vogel – Partners in Everything!

On July 22nd, 2016 Michael and Emma said I do! ¬†Leading up to that point, they’ve been working hard together; not just on planning their wedding, but also getting stronger and healthier as a unit at¬†OSI. ¬†Michael started OSI in January 2016 and Emma joined him a month later in February. ¬†They have attended faithfully …

Stella Barker – Journey to Health

Stella Barker is our spotlight member¬†of the month!!! Stella first came when OSI was still OPT, she’s been with us for 4 years and has seen amazing results. ¬†She went from not being happy with her body to¬†being able to move again and¬†accomplishing things she didn’t think were possible. ¬†She has lost many pounds and …

The Behm Team – Baby Steps to a Better Life Together

Cliff and Taylor Behm have been with Original Strength since 2012; their dedication to OSI, devotion to improving themselves, and their strength gained as a unit, physically and mentally, is inspiring! ¬†Their journey to where they are today as a “fit couple” has not always been easy, but the important thing is that they have …

Scott – Pressing Reset for life

Scott is our spotlight member of the week! ¬†His training consistency gets extra applause¬†because he manages to come to the 5:30am classes every week! ¬†Scott is a Krav Maga (and many other martial arts) expert and after teaching a great woman’s self defense class last month, he is offering another opportunity on August 20th! ¬†Congratulations …

Talia – Working Hard and Accomplishing Goals!

Talia is our Spotlight member of the week! ¬†Talia works hard and is committed to attending classes at OSi during her lunch break. ¬† She even walks over from her downtown office and has invited co-workers to join her! We have all watched her progress and admire her determination to achieve her goals! ¬† #teamtalia!! …

Show Up

When I was 13 years old, the football coach told me if I wanted to play football, I was going to have to hit the weight room. I took that as a clear statement: I would not play if I did not lift weights. The football coach did not tell me anything else. He didn’t …