Posts tagged "nike"

Nike Chicago is finally open: My first look at the new store and what you can expect

Nike Chicago is open finally open! If you’re like me you’ve been passing by Michigan Ave. wondering when the revamped store would be open.  While I was walking around I heard so many tourists say,”we need to go to the Nike store next”.  I continued walking and felt bad that they would miss out on... Read more »

Lady Footlocker's Fashionably Fit Event

"Empire Girls" Star Adrienne Bailon hitting the Lady Footlocker event
Last weekend I was invited to Lady Foot Locker‘s Fashionably Fit Event at it’s North Riverside Park Mall location.  Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the unveiling of this made over store (I was at the first day of Luvabull tryouts).  So, I asked if it were possible to have pics from the event.  From... Read more »

Introducing Nike+ Training: How it can help you

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Nike+ Training is released today and I am thrilled.  I had the pleasure of getting to experience Nike+ Training a few times in the last two weeks.  In honor of the 40th anniversary of Title IX Nike held a workout at the new Nike+ outdoor basketball court with Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson.  Nike is... Read more »

Interview with The Hollywood Trainer, Jeanette Jenkins

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Happy Monday! This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting Jeanette Jenkins, personal trainer to the stars.  Jeanette Jenkins has a successful line of fitness DVD’s, a celeb clientele including Pink and Kelly Rowland and is a NIKE training club ambassador (just to name a few things).  Her bio is inspiring and so is... Read more »

White Sox opening day: Which southsider are you rooting for?

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White Sox opening day is tomorrow and Nike has put a few of your favorite players to the test.  A.J. Pierzynski and Gordon Beckham take on a little teammate Nike training competition in the gym.  Who are you rooting for? Find out who wins, age or beauty?  My favorite line is the very last one.... Read more »

Nike kicks off OwnChicago campaign for Chicago Marathon

Last night Niketown kicked off the OwnChicago launch campaign to get everyone pumped for the marathon on Sunday.  The goal: get everyone tweeting and facebooking to @nikechicago with the (hashtag) #ownchicago about how you are going to own chicago on Sunday.  When you send the message your picture will be added to a mosaic picture-... Read more »

Marathon items for race day and recovery

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The Chicago Marathon is 3 days away and today I’m talking about a few of my favorite things for race day and recovery.  One product that I didn’t show, was my Moji Knee Cold Compression. I use this all the time! After dancing, racing or a hard day of strength I use it for my... Read more »

Chicago Marathon Week: Ladies protect your girls

Finding the right sports bra is an important tool for any woman participating in physical activity.  With the Chicago Marathon coming up I thought it was a good time to discuss the importance of finding a good sports bra.  Many women overlook this important attire necessary for an active lifestyle.  With those of you ladies... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Finding your Fitness Motivation

I asked a group of people on my facebook page what they found their biggest fitness challenge to be, and most said finding motivation.  It’s not always easy to motivate yourself to want to exercise.  Pick up an article or watch the news and almost every day you will hear a reason explaining why exercise... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Abby Wambach Team USA

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It’s Motivation Monday and today I am posting a video of Abby Wambach from Women’s Soccer Team USA.  At this time, you’re probably getting ready to leave from work.  It’s a beautiful day out and you could be second guessing hitting the gym and fitting in your workout.  All you need is a little motivation... Read more »