Posts tagged "fun"

Fit Sunday Funday: Kayaking

Last Sunday, I took the POWERADE ZERO fit club kayaking.  To prepare for this week’s Chicago Shoreline Marathon, we thought it would be a good idea to get some instruction and guidance.  We headed out to Lake Michigan and met up with Keith and Joan from the Northwest Passage. Keith and Joan were extremely knowledgable, encouraging... Read more »

5 tips to help you stay on track with your summer goals

Summer goals can be hard to keep with all the fun going on, but here are 5 tips to help you stay on track.  1) Switch up your routine: Start adding interval training to your cardio routine.  Add inclines or do a “random program” on the treadmill.  Switch it up completely and check out a... Read more »

Playing in the snow is tons of fun and a great way to burn some calories

HAVE FUN Just go outside and move around.  Enjoy this once in a lifetime weather! :)
Playing in the snow is lots of fun and its a great way to burn those calories.  The Chicago Blizzard of 2011 has given you a playground like no other, right outside your door.  The snow has stopped and now is your chance to go and enjoy what mother nature has given us.  So, put... Read more »
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I love New York! Fitness tips to help you on your vacation

Last weekend I went to New York for the very first time.  Shocking to many of you, I know.  And I loved it!!!!!!! So many people talk about rude New Yorkers and how dirty the city is.  I have to disagree. Everyone that I encountered was nice and helpful.  And I mean I have to... Read more »

10 Healthy Snacks to grab throughout the day

It seems like everyone today is always on the go.  Between work, family, friends, and fun people’s schedules are booked to the nines.  Fitness and nutrition are usually the first things to go when life gets a little hectic.  When this happens people usually grab the most convenient and cheapest food items(and who wouldn’t?).  However,... Read more »

How do I find willpower?

I had a comment from my “Don’t give up” post that I thought was very interesting.  This was her comment. “great advice! You should write about will power and you find/keep/sustain it… I find I am dedicated to my fitness but end up falling off and having to start all over again. Sigh… help!”.  I... Read more »
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    Ashley Bond

    I am a personal trainer, Chicago Luvabull, Miss Illinois USA 2009 and actress. I contribute to the Red Eye Chicago 5 on 5 and Bulls TV. I am also the host of POWERADE ZERO Fit Club. I have a passion for fitness, dance, sports and philanthropy. I love this city and I'm ready to get you motivated and healthy!

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