Hungry For Change – Sam’s endorsement

Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hungry For Change – Sam’s endorsement

Happy weekend AFFers! I wanted to take a quick moment to share this film with you – I think it’s a GREAT resource for anyone interested in improving their diet and lifestyle. The movie is positive and empowering in tone, and the information is presented in an accessible, clear manner. Hungry For Change is streaming Continue Reading

Just What Exactly is a Cleanse? (and why you should do one)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, by now you’re aware of something called the April Cleanse at Asheville Family Fitness. All month long, I’ve been talking about cleanses and detox diets, and why right now is the best time of year to do one. In case you’ve missed out on getting the info in Continue Reading

Can You Benefit From a Cleanse? Take this quiz.

Our 21st Century lifestyles are tipped heavily in favor of work, stress, processed “convenience” foods, and staying indoors. These factors can combine to create a buildup of toxins in the body. Normally, the liver, skin, lungs, colon and kidneys function to eliminate waste from the body. But these days, we tend to absorb more than Continue Reading

Will I Ever Use This in Real Life?

Most of us asked that question at some point in our learning years. For most of us, it happened somewhere between trigonometry and calculus. But whatever the subject, our young minds questioned the purpose of learning – why do we need to know this? How will it serve us in real life? As adults, we Continue Reading

Melanie Bowen on the Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Patients

Asheville Family Fitness and Physical Therapy is happy to welcome our first guest blogger, Melanie Bowen. Melanie isĀ an awareness advocate for natural health and cancer cure initiatives. At, she writes about the benefits of alternative treatments on those diagnosed with cancer or other serious illness. This week she shares with us how exercise can Continue Reading