Archive for August 2012

Chicago Women's Fitness - Where the Loop Gets Fit

Chicago Women's Fitness - Where the Loop Gets Fit
In an unassuming building at 30 E Adams, after most office workers have gone home for the day, the 9th floor starts to bump with the sound of upbeat music. It’s not a dance club.  It’s Chicago Women’s Fitness.  Owner Michelle Rossfeld, CPT provides an assortment of fitness options for women who work or live... Read more »

Run Against Traffick 5K Race Report

Run Against Traffick 5K Race Report
On Saturday, August 25th another Chicago Now Blogger, Smart Savvy Style, gathered a group of friends and bloggers to support Traffick Free by running their second annual Run Against Traffick 5K fun run at Diversey Harbor. The run was not an officially timed event but they did have clocks at the start and finish line.... Read more »

Hidden Temple in the City

Hidden Temple in the City
Off of 18th Street and on the Chicago River there’s a temple.  And a playground.  And some paths. Plus drinking fountains, trees, and grass.         This is Ping Tom Memorial Park.  An oasis in a rather industrial part of the city.  If you live in the West or South Loop this is... Read more »
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Burgers & Beer 5K Race Report

Burgers & Beer 5K Race Report
What’s the best way to end a Monday?  How about with a 5K race? The inaugural Burgers & Beer 5K hosted by F^3 and Universal Sole took a traditional monthly fun run series and turned it into a race!  And, yes, there were still burgers and beer. In fact, for an inaugural race I only... Read more »
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    I'm a 30-something who decided to get off the elliptical and expand my fitness horizons. Since moving to Chicago in 2008 I've run marathons and biked miles. I've done group fitness classes and lifted weights on my own. And now I want to share my fitness finds with you!

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