Berry Smoothie Bowl

Looking for a quick breakfast option filled with antioxidants, potassium, protein, fiber, and a bunch of other good things?  Well, look no further than these delicious, easy smoothie bowls.  We went with a berry smoothie bowl for one of our favorite easy breakfast options.   Bonus, you can pre package your ingredients in freezer containers, just dump in …

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Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Weekend brunch is a great time to relax, cook something that takes more time than rushing to get to work, but it also includes a lot of empty calories that can leave you tired, unsatisfied, full of sugar, and feeling sluggish. The pancakes taste amazing, but don’t have any flour and full of satisfying fiber. …

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Matt Schenck

Matt made an effort to lose belly fat and tone up. He saw results, but when he found the RIGHT workout, and determination he crushed his goals. “Ripped has been mad impactful on my progress. I thought I’d share a pic before/after I found ripped…  I started loosing the belly by the time I found …

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Grilled Fish Tacos

Need a healthy, quick meal option?  These great tacos can be used for lunch or dinner.  They are quick and easy to prepare either on the grill or stovetop and packed full of great protein and vitamins.  These are lean on calories, fat and sugar, and can be made with any protein to easily switch up the recipe …

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Ways To Sleep Better

Getting into a great sleeping pattern is important to recovery from workouts, stay healthy, be more productive, and overall happiness!  Not being able to fall asleep can be really frustrating.  We have some tips on natural things to do to help you fall asleep more easily!  Schedule – try heading to bed around the same time each …

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Strawberry Peach Smoothie

What you consume post workout is almost as important as your actual workout. Within 30 minutes after a tough workout your body needs protein to help recover and build muscle, water to replenish what you sweat out, restore carbs and vitamins lost from your workout. Eating the right combination of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, and minerals …

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Choc PB Nice Cream

Quarantine life can leave you itching to satisfy your sweet tooth, but be nice to your waistline. We have the perfect mix of sweetness, while easily fitting this satisfying treat into your macros. This recipe is vegan and gluten-free, and also has no added sugar! It tastes like peanut butter cup (yum!) and requires minimal …

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Gym Bag Essentials

We all carry around a gym bag, but do we have everything we need in our bag?  Some must-have items every lady should carry around to get their sweat on, and be ready to kick ass the rest of the day! 1.  Wireless Headphones Ever been at the gym and have your phone slip from your pocket …

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Hydration

Let’s chat a little about hydration.  Especially during these dry winter months our bodies experience more dehydration, and we can guarantee you more of you are dehydrated than you would think.  A common recommendation for water intake is 64oz (8cups) each day (though this fluctuates greatly on body size, activity levels, etc so don’t take this as …

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Broad Street Training Week 1

Hey RippedFam! Congratulations on getting selected for the Broad Street Run lottery!  This is an exciting time (whether it’s your first or tenth run down Broad).  Each race can bring new challenges, and something different. If you’re hoping to make 10 miles for your first time, or hoping to shave some time off your previous …

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Tina Nuthulaganti

What made you come to Ripped? After my Golden Retriever dog of 13 years passed away, I became super depressed and stopped working out. I never thought I would feel that way, it threw me by surprise. I gained 30lbs for the first time in my life. After coming out of my depressive state, I realized …

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Jenelle Dickason

I FINALLY understand how exercising is addicting… It only took 8 years and lots of nagging from my girlfriend… I’ve always wanted to be in shape. Not only for my physical appearance, but also because I have always struggled with mental health. Which ironically, has also been my excuse for NOT getting my butt into …

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Brie Compton

My fitness journey started roughly two years ago when I was in the midst of one of the most stressful, emotional, hectic and demanding points in my life. Looking back, this is probably one of the most critical moments in my own personal growth and development, not to mention the point where I started to …

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Amanda Gilmore

I’ve been a member at RippedPHL for six months. I’ve always been consistent at going to the gym and had a personal trainer in the past, but when I moved to the city in January it was hard to find a gym I enjoyed.  I joined two gyms but could not find the motivation to …

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Heather Pence

STRONG is the word I would use to describe myself.  Thinking I was in shape and ready to take on something new, I tried my first class at Ripped last September.  Well, I made it through, but knew I had only just begun. Almost a year later, I feel stronger as an athlete and person.  …

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