asweatlife rooftop yoga outdoor yoga

One of the best things about yoga is that if you have a mat, you can practice on any flat surface. The team behind the fitness schedule at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago really took that to heart as they added a class that brought high-flying, rooftop yoga in Chicago to the Magnificent Mile….

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You’ve been told that it’s important to take a rest day, but there’s a lot more to taking a day off than just hanging out for a day. If you’re going hard at the gym, you owe it to your body to take a day or two off each week….

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Prepare for a long weekend, sweatlifers. Labor Day weekend is the perfect excuse to squeeze one last trip into the summer and take one extra vacation day at work. Your friends are getting married out of town, throwing BBQs or are just doing something outside for the holiday and you…

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In a welcome break from ice bucket videos, yesterday was deemed National Dog Day on social media. Pictures of dogs are infinitely more interesting than videos of people creating their own wet t-shirt challenge, so I’m not complaining, but it did make me miss my own dogs back home in…

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Do you work at one of those offices where there’s one guy who always reminds you what day of the week it is? How exactly do you continue a conversation that starts with, “Monday, am I right?” That constant reminder of exactly where you are in that 5-day workweek and everything that…

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 (Disclosure: Jabra supplied me with the Jabra Rox Wireless Earbuds mentioned throughout this post. As always, I only write about the things I try and love) With the week from hell over with, it was high time for an attitude adjustment around my apartment. Luckily, that attitude adjustment was made…

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If you’re a weekly meal-preparer, sometimes you can find yourself in a chicken-breast rut. And sometimes when you’re bored with your healthy food, your healthy food goes to waste. Mix up your weekly meal prep by adding in something different to your week of meals. I decided to throw shrimp…

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#Sweatworking is a chance for us to introduce a new group to our favorite gyms in Chicago. ENRGi Fitness was packed with ENRGi newbies who got a glimpse of  why we love the gym, including its unique layout, incredible amount of space and variety of classes. This big group tried…

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We work every month to create something unique and memorable as we put together #Sweatworking. The end of summer is staring us in the faces and instead of getting bummed about it, we want to give it the proper send off. And so, we’ve partnered with CrossTown Fitness to host a…

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