Posts in category "Workout Wear"

Top Fitness Gifts For Beginners And Advocates This Christmas

FitBit Fitness Tracking Device.
There are lots of calorie counting devices out there, but this one seems to be the easiest to use at the best price.  I haven't tried it, myself, but I've tried others.  My friend, who uses this device, says it's great because it's tiny, it syncs with devices great (and with MyFitnessPal.com), it's accurate, it has a great social function, and so much more. I'm thinking I may have to get one for myself (because I've been underwhelmed by the BodyBugg, BodyMedia, and Nike Fuel Band options).
http://www.fitbit.com/
(you can read my friend's full review of this device here: http://geekfitguy.tumblr.com/post/36075253611/my-first-day-with-the-fitbit-one)
Fitness is a touchy subject when it comes to giving people gifts, as you don’t want to risk offending someone or getting someone something that they didn’t ask for.  That being said, before I get into my gift suggestions, I want to give you some tips for when it comes to buying fitness related gifts... Read more »

"Black Friday Fitness Deals" Is Back!

"Black Friday Fitness Deals" Is Back!
Last year, for Black Friday, I used my Twitter account to share Black Friday deals that I found on Fitness Goods… so, I’m going to be doing that again this year. Not only will I be featuring FITNESS DEALS, but I’ll be sharing links to stores and sites for local businesses that support friends as... Read more »

How To Stay Safe While Exercising In Extreme Heat

How To Stay Safe While Exercising In Extreme Heat
In case you haven’t noticed… it’s HOT outside in Chicago (and most of the country)!  I just looked at the heat index and it says that 106 degrees is what it FEELS like out there!  I believe it!  I want to take this opportunity to make sure you know what steps you can take to... Read more »
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Cute New Line Of Fitness Wear You Need To Check Out

As you may recall, last year I did a blog post about my favorite workout wear picks.  You can find this blog here -> http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/fitness-at-home/2010/06/dress-for-success-fitness-at-homes-favorite-workout-wear.html Since I wrote that article I’ve been introduced to a new line of cute workout wear that I was unaware of… Uffdaa Wear!  I’m really into cute fitness wear that... Read more »

Black Friday Fitness Deals

Tomorrow is Black Friday… which means that almost everywhere you shop is going to have some mega sales.  A lot of people focus on electronics, but I want to show you about some FITNESS deals that will be happening tomorrow! Throughout the day today, I’ll be posting my finds on my Twitter account at www.twitter.com/turbomelanieb,... Read more »

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 »
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