asweatlife sweat working ninja warrior workout

Ever since the petite force to be reckoned with, Kacy Catanzaro took American Ninja Warrior by storm, I’ve been obsessed. Because, girl power. So as I overheard Amy at ENRGi (because I have a serious eavesdropping problem) talking about trying out an obstacle course workout at the gym, we came…

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Each month, #Sweatworking gives us a chance to bring fitness enthusiasts from across the city together to try a workout at a different gym. This month, we tried an indoor cycling class for the first time at Full Psycle, which recently opened its doors in Lincoln Park. We planned to take it…

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During the past month, I feel like I’ve been on my own personal squash challenge. From roasted acorn squash, to making pasta out of spaghetti squash to butternut squash soup. I have yet to restrain myself from picking up a gourd or two at the local farmers market each week….

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I’ll be honest here: my taste in beverages is pretty boring. I drink coffee, water, and honestly, that’s about it, barring the occasional weekend beer or vodka-soda. Flavored water, especially, has never left a good taste in my mouth (pun totally intended) – it always seemed way too sugary or…

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It’s not every weekend that one of your favorite people in the world marries her favorite person in the world. So when an event so special comes up and your presence is requested, you get there. Our very own photographer and our team’s only true triathlete, Christiana, got married in a…

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Few trainers can boast a resume as extensive as Betina Gozo’s. Betina is a dancer, model, actress, bassist and singer, though now she primarily works as a trainer for both CrossTown Fitness and Nike Training Club. Although her background includes a wide range of practices, Betina said ultimately each of…

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Way back last spring, I entered the lottery for the famed Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San Francisco, signing up with a few good girlfriends for a weekend of running and relaxing in the Bay Area. After my first marathon, nothing sounded more relaxing than a casual half marathon in…

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We are officially one month into The Lunch Bunch! I hope you all are keeping up with your packed lunches and haven’t been stressing over the prep too much in the meantime. Lunch Bunch is all about spending a bit of time to save time. Having a master meal plan,…

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I don’t care what you think about pumpkin pie spice. It’s the only thing that makes the shorter days and colder weather OK with me. I’ve been playing with a protein pumpkin pancake recipe, but I just couldn’t get the mixture to withstand the pancake flip – something I’ve never had trouble…

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