Posts tagged "beach"

SHAPE Editor, Bahar Takhtehchian, chats with me about SHAPE and shares with me her one piece of advice for women

Bahar Takhtehchian, SHAPE editor, took a few minutes to chat with me during the SHAPE Beach Tour last Saturday.  I was excited to catch up with Bahar as she is a Chicago native.  I worked with her a few years back on a fitness segment for CLTV.  I thought it would be fun to find... Read more »

SHAPE Associate Publisher, John Balen, sits with me to talk Beach Tour and the magazine

SHAPE Beach Tour was this past weekend and it was a fantastic event.  It was great to interview Jeanette Jenkins as well as some of the people from SHAPE.  John Balen, Associated Publisher-Marketing, and Bahar Takhtehchian, Editor at Large sat with me and answered some questions about the event and what it’s like to work... Read more »

Burning calories in the ocean with Miss Maine USA 2009

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Free Weekend Workouts

Get your weekend started off right with a free work out courtesy of Lululemon and some awesome instructors.  There’s two events going on for Saturday. 1) Yoga at the Newberry Library Event is from 9-10 am Located on 60 W. Walton St. A talented yoga instructor from Exhale Spa will be leading the class.  Be sure to... Read more »

Adventurous exercising on vacation

Summer is the time when families and friends head out and take a vacation.  Hopefully, the vacation has everyone heading somewhere that has normal summer weather (unlike Chicago which is experiencing one of its coldest summers ever).  Just because you head out from the city does not mean your exercise routine has to suffer. If... Read more »

How I got in shape for my swimsuit debut

I have had numerous people ask me how I got ready for my swimsuit debut.  With the Miss Teen USA pageant coming up in 3 weeks, I have been asked by numerous contestants how they can improve their physique.  My goal was to lean out but still be strong and defined.  So here is what... Read more »

Great workout for ladies (sorry guys)

Ladies only (sorry guys), if you’re looking for a great way to get some exercise on the lake try out Ladies Boot Camp with personal trainer and group exercise instructor Amye Kiser. Get a 45 minute work out on the beach for $10.  If you attend class in that same week your 2nd work-out will... Read more »