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America wants HIIT and lots of it. Gyms across the country are coming up with new ways to take you to your sweaty place as quickly as possible and get you back to your day. Exhale is giving fitness fanatics the high-intensity options they crave with its new class Core Fusion…

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Last week LYFE Kitchen invited food lovers to their River North location for a Health and Wellness Seminar, featuring Nate Cooper, partner of L3 Hospitality Group, LLC, Jeremy Bringardner, Corporate Executive Chef of LYFE Kitchen, and Dr. Alex Paziotopoulos, Manager of Medical Director Immortal M.D. With small bites of LYFE’s best dishes to fuel the discussion,…

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Getting married is great for a lot of reasons. One of those reasons is my our brand new juicer, which is helping me bring back my very favorite morning routine, a nutrient-rich detox juice that I sourced from the book Raw Food Life Force Energy. After I spent a semester abroad…

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This week for lunch bunch, I decided to create an old school favorite of mine: chicken pot pie. As much as I’d love to think I’ve always been a health guru, eating perfectly since the moment I could hop on a stool to help out in the kitchen, this is…

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After hitting the road for my honeymoon last week, I’ve had a few good experiences with quick workouts over the past few days. Working out in a hotel gym or a hotel room can feel as foreign as sleeping in someone else’s bed. Thankfully, your body can stand in with…

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Looking for a new neighborhood barre? Look no further if you’re a Lincoln Park resident. National barre franchise Pure Barre recently opened its fifth Chicago location at Halsted and Dickens in Lincoln Park, and it’s the perfect indoor winter workout so that your body stays toned and lean under all…

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I’ve talked about wedding planning a little bit here on aSweatLife – touching on when Boyfriend became Fiance, getting into that whole shredding for the wedding phenomenon, but just recently Fiance was promoted to Hubs. I’ve thought a lot about life stages leading up to my Chicago wedding – it’s hard not…

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It’s kind of crazy to think about how long I was planning and training for the marathon. I mean, I entered the lottery in early April, started training in June and crossed the finish line in October. That’s a solid six months devoted to one four-hour block of time. And…

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True life: I’m addicted to muffins. I could eat these things for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Luckily for me, my definition of a muffin doesn’t always have to include the high calorie, oversized baked good that you see at most coffee shops. Though delicious, those darn things will probably fill…

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