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Beat the Heat and Humidity While Being Active

Beat the Heat and Humidity While Being Active
We are officially in the “dog days” of summer with this heat and humidity that we are dealing with.  This is the time of the year that I can honestly say that I dread, but I have learned over the years to be smarter when I want to be outside with the temperatures and heat... Read more »

Faux Pas Things that You DO NOT do in Chicago

Faux Pas Things that You DO NOT do in Chicago
Unless you have been seriously living in a bat cave or sleeping under a rock, you saw that Justin Bieber did the unthinkable in the Chicago Blackhawks locker room by standing on the team logo while getting a picture of the Stanley Cup and just recently apologized for it.  It really made Hawk fans boiling... Read more »
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    Greetings, Chicago Suburbanites! Welcome to Active Suburbia! My name is Denise, but I am known as Firefly, Red, and "Hey there". I will be your tour guide to everything active within the Chicago suburbs. In this blog, I will be your guide to places within the Chicagoland Suburbs that will help lead a more active lifestyle and a lot of fun too. In fact, studies have shown that reading this blog will bring a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and burn those last nasty 5 lbs that you can't get off. (Ok, everything's true except for the last one that hasn't been proved.....YET, but I am determined to make it true.) Here's a short introduction about myself: I am a very active person. You can say that I have endurance, determination, grit, and hard work in my bones. I enjoy running and cycling. I have completed a couple of marathons, half-marathons, 5K's, etc in my running career. I also enjoy trying most things active and willing to explore if I have to. I enjoy checking out the trails near me and doing a lot of running. I also enjoy teaching Pilates and yoga. I am also a suburbanite living in the awesome suburb of Berwyn. I am a suburban girl at heart and love every minute of it. I originally grew up in the frozen tundra of the Twin Cities. I am also a die-hard sports fan and enjoy the competitive nature of it. I love baseball, college and professional football, and even hockey. I am always interested in finding more fun places within the Chicago suburbs. If you know of a gem, shoot me an e-mail at activesuburbia@gmail.com. You can also follow me on Twitter too.

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