Category: health

Quick, Healthy Breakfast

Thanks to Maya Henderson and the team at Vital Juice Chicago for featuring me in their weekly newsletter! I’m really honored to be featured. If you haven’t heard of Vital Juice and you’re into everything from health and fitness, to beauty and fashion, then you’d really like their newsletter. It’s always filled with great tips... Read more »

Is A Calorie Just A Calorie....?

A calorie is a calorie, right?  Not so fast. Another great article from Janet Helm, one of the leading nutritionists in the country. I love her work and I love this article, proving as I’ve always said that a calorie is NOT just a calorie and the type DOES count… That  age-old adage may no longer... Read more »

If I Lift Weights I'll Get Too Bulky....

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On Your Mark....Bucktown: New Training Studio Opening In Bucktown!

Get set…go Chicago! Annette Fiscelli and Emily Hutchins, the ladies behind On Your Mark Coaching and Training in the West Loop are opening a second location in Bucktown at 1753 N. Damen Ave. on Monday April 4th! If you’ve never heard of On Your Mark Coaching and Training you need to check them out. I... Read more »

Run With LiveSTRONG This Saturday!

Chicago Runners…want a chance to hang with a celebrity and run like the pros? Folks from LiveSTRONG, FRS and Access Hollywood’s Maria Menounos will be out running the Lakefront this weekend. Check out the details below: When: Saturday, April 22nd, beginning at 2pm. What: The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) Road Scholars and celebrities including... Read more »

Jean Therapy: Look Good In Your Genes!

This Thursday, March 31st Chicagoans will have a great opportunity to grab a great new pair of denim for spring and summer at 20% at DNA 2050. Need some help getting that butt into shape? Don’t have time to do a bunch of lunges? I have an answer for you! This Thursday March31st, The Associate... Read more »

Ladies...Tickets For SELF Workout In The Park Are On Sale

It’s that time of year again…spring has officially started and SELF Workout In The Park is right around the corner! SELF Magazine’s 18th annual workout in the park at Grant Park will be held Saturday, May 21st. All SELF Workout In The Park events go from 11am to 3pm and are a “Go” come rain... Read more »

Misleading Labels...Don't Be A Victim

OK, with the word Fiber in the name of the cereal, what could be wrong. I mean to put yourself out on the limb and directly target a helath conscious consumer with your name would have to mean it's all-natural, healthy and good for you right? I counted 5 different types of sweeteners including corn syrup and high fructose corn syrup as well as sucralose. Sure it contains 13g. of fiber...I hope it helps clean out all the corn syrup that you'll be eating.
These days, every grocery store shelf is filled with all kinds of products proclaiming their health benefits. Everything from bread and cereal to potato chips have labels meant to entice or better yet, mislead consumers into believing their products are actually healthy for them. So, I decided to take a look at some of the... Read more »

My 5 Favorite Foods Right Now

I love a little dark chocolate at night. It helps curb that craving of something sweet without making you feel guilty for having a little dessert.
Got the Winter Blues? Looking for something new to eat? I’ve got just the things. Try these 5 favorite healthy foods of mine to help you feel satisfied, full and energized. 

Get Fit For Free This Saturday!

Get Fit For Free This Saturday!
This Saturday, my favorite training studio in the city is throwing a FREE FITNESS PARTY! Well actually it’s a scramble…a class scramble to try out the best of all their classes for FREE and you can bring a friend. On Your Mark Coaching and Training is throwing a class scramble this Saturday, February 26th starting... Read more »