Getting social and sweaty at #AtlasSweatworking

At FabFitChicago, we believe that variety is the spice of life and we know that sometimes it takes guts to walk into a gym where you don’t know anyone to try something […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of the Lakefront Path for Runners

After that amazing weekend we just had, I think it’s safe to say spring has sprung. And one of the first thing Chicagoans do the second it gets warm enough […]

From Polaroid to PR: Week Two

For the next five weeks, I’m working with NTC Chicago to achieve my New Year’s resolution of running a sub-1:50:00 half marathon with the help of Nike Master Trainer Kate Hiipakka and our […]

The Spring Race Roundup: Bunnies, Leprechauns, and Football Players, Oh My!

I don’t care what the thermometer outside says, it’s March and that means it’s officially springtime. It’s been a long (LONG) winter of being cooped up indoors, but with the […]

HIKEology 60 at Trainology Fitness

Studio: Trainology Fitness, 309 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654 (to the right of Dunkin’ Donuts) Class Focus: Similar to the studio’s Trainology class, HIKEology participants alternate 15 minutes on the treadmill at various inclines and […]

Climb the Willis Tower for a cause: SkyRise Chicago – November 3

One race in Chicago gives its competitors one BIG challenge: climb the tallest building in the city: Willis Tower (I know, it’s still the Sears Tower to me too).  SkyRise […]

Zen Vin Yin Vino at Zen Yoga Garage

I’ve been taking more yoga classes lately after having a bit of a scare with my knee and a certain popping sound it started making. Every time I get back […]

Hot Chocolate 5k/15k – November 3

( Disclosure: I’m a part of the Hot Chocolate Blogger Program. RAM racing gave me some sweet gear, an entry into the Hot Chocolate 15K and a small affiliate bonus based […]

Body Tone at Lateral Fitness

Gym: Lateral Fitness, 314 West Superior LL-E Class Focus: Body Tone is like yoga sculpt on steroids (but just to be clear, no steroids were used in the writing of this […]

{Giveaway closed} 5 winners get 1 free class at Sweat on State

[Disclosure: Sweat on State provided the giveaway packages ] I’m still feeling my workout from Sweat on State (read about the amazing high-intensity workout here). While the burn is fresh, […]

Fit tips with Chicago Trainer Lisa Payne (Part 2)

(Image courtesy of Lisa Payne) In the first half of my interview with Chicago Trainer Lisa Payne we talked about her favorite places to work out in the city, taking days […]

Fit tips with Chicago Trainer Lisa Payne (Part 1)

(Image courtesy of Lisa Payne) I sat down with Chicago trainer Lisa Payne and one of my favorite resources for fit tips on Twitter (follow here here). She let me pick […]