Archive for 2011

12 Days of Fit-mas!

12 pairs of running socks - Everyone always needs socks...
It is my favorite time of the year! The snow….well, the lack of it. The holiday cheer. The GIFTS! It is not too late to give someone something that will bring health and fitness into the life. The start of the new year in 2012 is fast approaching. It is not too early to start... Read more »

The top 10 reasons why I love being active in FALL

The top 10 reasons why I love being active in FALL
This summer has a very rough one. Admit it! The heat, humidity, and smog……BLEH! It is so good to see September on the calender and the cooler temps that came with it.  I personally prefer late Spring and early to mid Fall as my favorite times to be active. It brings happy memories of training... Read more »

How will YOU remember 9/11 after 10 years has passed?

How will YOU remember 9/11 after 10 years has passed?
  I know that this is an exercise blog that I write for, but I am doing to change up the topic a bit especially for this week. This week starts a remembrance for those who have been lost on this sad day in American history. It has been 10 years since terrorist attacked our... Read more »
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Do you have a hidden outdoor gem?

Do you have a hidden outdoor gem?
The weather here in the Chicagoland area has been challenge to stay active without having to dodge storms or the oppressive heat and humidity. I am always looking for new places to go ride my bike or head out for run. I am not a person who goes for the same old – same old... Read more »

ChicagoNow gives WBEZ a HUGE (soft)ball beating

Happy Summer to everyone! I hope everyone’s attempting to enjoy this awesome weather.  The weather may not be always cooperating, but it could be worse…like SNOWING. I am spending part of my summer playing on the ChicagoNow softball team. We are part of a Chicago media league against several of the other media outlets like Chicago... Read more »

What's your passion?

Yes, what is your passion? Where’s your fire? In order to enjoy anything in life, it is important to have some passion for it. It could be for running by your favorite lake front spot.  You can show zest for taking a long cycling ride on your favorite path. Those are both for starters. Without... Read more »
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Are you really ready for the BLIZZARD?!

Are you really ready for the BLIZZARD?!
I know that this is a blog on being active. But when the storm of the century is on our doorstep, it is definitely worth talking about. For someone who was born and raised in Minnesota, I have seen my share of these storms. I still remember the infamous 1991 Halloween Blizzard that cancelled class... Read more »