Post date: Feb 11, 2015

Dishing up the best advice and tips!

Recipe of the Week: Breakfast Quinoa

  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeded
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup fresh berries
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Whisk together milk and vanilla. Pour over cooked quinoa. Top with berries, almonds, honey, and cinnamon.

Estimated nutritional information (per...

Post date: Feb 6, 2015

Dishing up the best advice and tips!

Recipe of the Week: Lentil Sloppy Joe

  • 1 cup dried lentils (1 pound)
  • 1 cup dried bulgur (½ pound)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, diced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely diced
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 3 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  1. Cook lentils...

Post date: Feb 2, 2015

Dishing up the best advice and tips!

Recipe of the Week: Peanut Butter Pudding

  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter or PB2
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling
  1. In a bowl, whisk the milk and creamy peanut butter until the peanut butter is broken into tiny specks.  If using PB2, combine the dry PB2 with the pudding mix.

  2. Add pudding mix to the milk and whisk until the pudding is...

Post date: Jan 27, 2015

Welcome to the end of January…the point at which a third of all resolutions are abandoned.

But why do we fail to reach the goals we set for ourselves? The reasons are varied, but typically involve setting too broad/many goals, setting unrealistic goals, no game plan, and lack of support…

When it comes to diet/fitness-related resolutions, these pitfalls are (hopefully) addressed for clients who utilize a "qualified and competent" personal trainer. Right?


Post date: Jan 27, 2015

Dishing up the best advice and tips!

Recipe of the Week: Taco Soup

  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14½-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (16oz) picante sauce
  • 1 cup whole wheat rotini, uncooked
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon...
Post date: Jan 9, 2015

Stay warm this Winter 2015 in these heated classes with a creative twist.

Intro to Hot Yoga
Mondays 8pm, Kristina; All levels welcomed; 1/26 – 3/16/2015
For those new to yoga or who just enjoy moving at a slower pace, this class will focus on proper alignment and breathing techniques to gently open your body to lengthen muscles, increase mobility and relieve stress.

Go With the Flow
Mondays 9am, Rotating; Beginner...

Post date: Jan 9, 2015

Dishing up the best advice and tips!

Recipe of the Week: Homemade Hummus

  • 15 ounces canned garbanzo beans, drained
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds paste (aka: tahini)
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 to 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • fresh parsley
  • whole black olives
  1. Process beans in food processor. Gradually add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth...

Post date: Jan 6, 2015

The patellofemoral joint (PFJ), or the knee cap joint, is often referred to as the "forgotten joint" of the kneeespecially as it relates to a patient's "awareness" of the joint in everyday life.

Where is it?
When we talk about “knee joint”, we refer to the femoral-tibial joint. As the name indicates, it is the joint formed by femur and tibia which are the two long bones in our thigh and leg...

Post date: Jan 6, 2015

Let 2015 be the year of change. Starting January 12th, we are starting a new campaign to jump start your new year! Check out what's happening at Mettler Center that is free to members and non-members alike!

No Joining Fee
Join during the month of January and we'll waive the joining fee (a $75 value).

Tasty Tuesdays

Sample snacks as our experts discuss common conditions that affect your health. Meets Tuesdays from 9–9:30 a.m. in Mettler...

Post date: Dec 2, 2014

Struggling with what to get that "hard-to-shop-for" person on your list? Purchase one of "Mettler's Favorite Things" and finish your holiday shopping early this year!

  1. Gift Card
  2. Massage Punch Card
  3. Personal Training Package
  4. Alexander Technique Lessons
  5. Muay Thai Training
  6. Hot Yoga Punch Card
  7. Semi-Private Training
  8. Group Fitness Punch Card
  9. Power Plate® Package
  10. Massage Package