Archive for November 2012

Grant Park Turkey Trot 5K: Home Turf Race

Grant Park Turkey Trot 5K: Home Turf Race
My usual Turkey Trot race is either the 10K or the 5K at the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot the Sunday before Thanksgiving.  However, due to various circumstances I ended up not running that event.  Too bad as it’s one of my favorites.  However, that didn’t mean I skipped the turkey trot tradition this year.  Nope!  I... Read more »

Peanut Butter: Not Just for Sandwiches

Peanut Butter: Not Just for Sandwiches
Peanut butter (and almond butter) is a staple of my fitness life.  I use it for both pre-race and post-race fueling and before and after many of my other workouts.  In fact, I love peanut butter so much that the National Peanut board contacted me and asked me write a guest post about how I... Read more »

The Chicago Class That Will Kick Your Butt (in a good way)

The Chicago Class That Will Kick Your Butt (in a good way)
My first experience with Women’s Workout World wherein I tried Turbo Kick left me feeling disheartened and frustrated.  But, I have 14 more classes to use on my Groupon and not wanting to give up on something after just one try I decided last week to check out a class they call “Kickin’ Core Ball”.... Read more »
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Women's Workout World Turbo Kicked to the Curb

Women's Workout World Turbo Kicked to the Curb
I have a gym in my apartment building but what I don’t have is ready access to group  fitness classes.  However, instead of joining a gym just for the classes I decided that I would stalk Groupon and buy group fitness class deals.  Not only does this expose me to a variety of workout locations... Read more »