Posts tagged "exercise"

Fitness exercise of the week: How to get your legs ready for Spring Fashions

Step Forward with your foot and complete a forward lunge.  Be sure both knees are close to a 90 degree angle.  Make sure your front knee does not extend past your toes.
Spring is here and that means new fashions are hitting the stores. Shorts, skirts and dresses are coming back into the mix. Black and white is a color combo that is trending again. I still think that bright colored jeans, pants and capris are going to stick around for this spring.  They’re an easy pick... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Nicole Ari Parker chats about everything from fitness to love

It’s time for your Monday motivation! Last Friday I posted the first half of my interview with actress and business woman Nicole Ari Parker about her new venture, Save Your Do gym wrap.  Nicole was such a fun interview and she had great perspective on being a mom, a wife and a fitness lover. Nicole... Read more »

Actress Nicole Ari Parker chats with me about new fitness wear Save Your Do gym wrap

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with actress Nicole Ari Parker specifically to discuss her new business venture. However, by the time we finished we had talked about much much more.   Meeting Ms. Parker, highly known for her roles in the series Soul Food and films such as Boogie Nights and... Read more »
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I like where this guy's head is at. Words of advice from mans' 110lb. weightloss

I thought this article would be a joyful read.  I found him to encourage others with advice similar to what I tell my clients and readers.  I hope you find it a good read. Have a fun and fit day, Chicago.

My fitness routine to get ready for vacation

One main goal people have is to feel fit and ready for their vacation.  By ready, most people want to look their possible best because odds are they’re going somewhere tropical.  Which means, swimsuits! Just like everyone else I want to look and feel great heading to my warm destination, although it’s pretty warm here... Read more »

Bright Pink Fab Fest 2012

Lindsay Avner, founder of bright pink
Bright Pink‘s 3rd annual Fab Fest was Sunday and what a fabulous time it was.  Bright Pink, founded in Chicago, is “the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women while providing support for high-risk individuals.” I am a huge supporter of this organization... Read more »
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Guest Blogger for Be U Weddings: How to look and feel your best for your wedding day

I am honored to have been asked to write for one of Chicago’s top Bridal websites Be U Weddings.  Getting married is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life.  Looking and feeling your best is an absolute must on your wedding day.  Exercise is one of the key ways you can ensure... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Join me and sign up for Fab Fest

It’s Motivation Monday and for your afternoon motivation I want to encourage you to join me and sign up for Bright Pink’s Fab Fest. Inspired by my friend Scott from Norton Sports who started #mmdm, make my day monday, to write about a cause important to each of us I decided to tell you more... Read more »

Fitness on a snowy day: 3 workouts you can do today

We are into our second snow storm of the year in Chicago and your fitness routine may be taking a hit.  Don’t let the snow slow down your January fitness goals.  You’re going to have to make a few adjustments to it, but here are a few ideas to keep you going on this snowy... Read more »
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4 ways to reduce holiday stress

The holidays are in full swing and there’s no doubt that along with the joy it can add some extra stress to our lives.  With only a few days left before Christmas and Hanukkah already begun most of us have a lot on our plates.  The goal is to enjoy this time that we have... Read more »