Archive for June 2010

Turbo Fire Launch Party Recap - Fitness on Fire!

Yesterday was the Chicago area launch party for the new program, Turbo Fire.I had a great time!  We all met downtown, which was already buzzing from the hustle and bustle of the Taste, but instead of sampling greasy foods, we headed inside to get our SWEAT on! This was my first experience with the program,... Read more »

Skadoosh!

I’ve gotten good feedback on this particular blog in other locations that I’ve blogged in the past… so, I thought I’d post it here on Chicago Now for the first time.  I hope you enjoy reading it as others have!  I surely enjoyed writing it. Skadoosh! There is no secret ingredient… There is no charge... Read more »

Be Well, Be Healthy, With NBC All Week!

My blogging has slowed a bit due to the fact that I’m in the process of packing and moving, but I wanted to be sure to pop on by and let you all know about some great stuff to check out from the comfort of your own home this week! All NBC and it’s affiliate... Read more »
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Fitness Tip: 10 Reasons Why Women Should Do Strength Training

Are you one of those ladies who avoids the weights because you are afraid you will get “bulky”?  At the same time, are you finding that your body is not shaping up the way you would like it to?  You can do cardio until the cows come home and still never get that firm body…... Read more »

TURBO FIRE is out now and selling fast!

TURBO FIRE is out now and selling fast!
Well, it appears that Beachbody has released their newest home fitness program, TURBO FIRE two days early!  I hear it’s sold over 1,200 copies in less than 2 hours!  This puppy is HOT and will make you sweat!  People know Chalene Johnson and her proven systems for home fitness… so, they are grabbing this program... Read more »

Inspiration To Move Past Your Limitations With Fitness

Limitations… we all have them.  For some of us they are more serious than for others.  The biggest limitation that we all face when starting a fitness program is the fact that we are out of shape.  Many people let that limitation drive them into the ground and they give up if they don’t see... Read more »
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Fitness at Home <3's SELF Magazine!

There are so many health and fitness magazines on the shelves that it’s really hard to know which are the best ones out there to pick up and read.  I think I’ve read just about all of them and also been a subscriber to many of them over the years.  I have a few favorites,... Read more »

You Will Only Become What You Are Becoming Right Now

You Will Only Become What You Are Becoming Right Now
Though you cannot go backand make a brand-new start, my friend.Anyone can start from nowand make a brand-new end. Source: Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell This passage really caught my eye while reading last night, so I wanted to share it with you.  I hope it speaks to you as it... Read more »

TURBO FIRE Launch Party in Chicago on June 26th

TURBO FIRE Launch Party in Chicago on June 26th
TURBO FIRE brings HIIT (high intensity interval training) home in a fun way! A new fitness program is coming out from Beachbody® and Chalene Johnson (creators of Turbo Jam® and ChaLEAN Extreme®)!  TURBO FIRE® is following the trend of the high-intensity fitness programs that are taking the home market by storm, lately (can we say... Read more »
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Dress For Success: Fitness At Home's Favorite Workout Wear!

Dress For Success: Fitness At Home's Favorite Workout Wear!
Does wearing frumpy clothing make you feel, well, frumpy?  I don’t know about you, but when I put on loose fitting pants and a baggy t-shirt I just feel like lounging around and doing nothing.  So, why wear these clothes to workout?  How you dress can actually effect your thoughts, which can then, in turn,... Read more »