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 …

Meet Jayne – Her ‘I CAN’T’ excuse became ‘I CAN’

Our Spotlight Member this week is 63-year-young and strong, Jayne Koch!! ¬† We love Jayne and we are so glad she is at OS Institute with us! ¬†She is one of those people that everyone wants to partner up with and is an¬†awesome encourager. ¬†We always know that when Jayne is in class, the class …

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 …

Turkey Chili with Kale – Served Multiple Ways

Turkey chili is one of our favorite foods – easy to make, easy to tweak and really easy to stretch into multiple meals (it even freezes well!). The recipe below calls for kale – but is easily swapped to spinach or even omitted if you have a kale dislike in your house. Bell peppers, sweet …

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 …

Roasted Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Quinoa and Spinach

  It’s no secret that we love sweet potatoes (sometimes we even have boxes for sale in the gym from a local farm!) so you definitely can’t go wrong with baking and stuffing them with other tasty ingredients! Not only is this dish is pretty to look at and packed with protein and fiber but …

Winter Kale Salad

  Winter brings less daylight hours, less sunshine and colder weather. What better way to brighten your day (and diet!) than with a fabulous winter salad packed full of nutrients? With sunny squash and bright pomegranate seeds tossed on top, this salad is sure to bring some color and flavor to a drab winter day! …

Fischer and Hunter Pearson – Brothers, Baseball, and Brawn

Our Spotlight Members of the week are Fischer and Hunter Pearson!!! ¬†Fischer and Hunter are brothers, amazing baseball players, and great kids; they¬†always give it their all in class and meet¬†anything thrown at them by their instructors head on! ¬†They both have seen many improvements in their strength and baseball skills since starting OSI, read …

Tammy Norton – Showing Everyone How it’s Done!

Tammy Norton is our Spotlight member for this week!! ¬†She is one of the most positive people we’ve ever met and we love having her in the 5:30am class! ¬†She has been with us since the July BobBarker Challenge. ¬†Read about her reasons and results of pressing reset and¬†her take on why everyone should be …

Dave and Amanda Pickering – Working Together Forever!

Our Spotlight Members for this week are Dave and Amanda Pickering! ¬†They started together a little over a year ago and you can always seem them as partners working out as a unit! ¬†They were chosen as our Spotlight member because of their dedication to OSI and fitness; plus the fact that whenever they come …

Ava Whitehead – Mixing it up and overcoming obstacles!

Ava Whitehead is OSI’s spotlight member of the month!!! She has been working out with us for 9 months and we love having her in class! ¬†She is the Program Director at Agap√© Kure Beach Ministries; her schedule varies so¬†Ava is able to come to classes at all different times¬†with different trainers, which is great! …

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 …

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!! …

Exercise: Don’t Be a Hater

The word “exercise” invokes different feelings depending on the person. ¬†Your mindset toward exercise (and everything really) influences¬†how your kids react to it. ¬†Kids don’t usually “exercise” in the formal, go to the gym, way. ¬†They don’t need it because they have sports, playgrounds, and the ability to run around like crazy people all day …