Posts tagged "home fitness"

Motivation Monday: Mike T. Gets Shredded With Home Fitness

Motivation Monday:  Mike T. Gets Shredded With Home Fitness
Welcome to a new chapter in Fitness At Home.  In asking people the types of things they’d like to see from this blog, MOTIVATIONAL STORIES was a big one!  I want to help inspire you with success stories from all across the realm using various home fitness methods.  I’m starting with a friend of mine,... Read more »

Must Haves For Home Fitness

Must Haves For Home Fitness
A lot of people think that in order to exercise at home they need to get some big, fancy, home strength training system.  Or, some big, clunky, piece of home cardio equipment.  That is NOT the case, though!  In fact, I would try to talk you out of spending hundreds (or thousands) of dollars on... Read more »

The Benefits Of Working Out With A Partner/Buddy & Great Couples Fitness Ideas

The Benefits Of Working Out With A Partner/Buddy & Great Couples Fitness Ideas
It’s no brain science… having an accountability partner with exercise and nutrition is VERY valuable.  If you are part of a couple (married, relationship, siblings, or even simply friends) you will find great support if you can get the other person on the bandwagon with you!  So, rather than fall victim to the same ol’... Read more »
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Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Fitness Deals From Beachbody

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are huge shopping days for people to find special deals, so I couldn’t pass up the chance to make sure you knew about these specials. It’s not often that Beachbody programs go on sale for this much, and they’ve given me the chance to offer these special prices to you,... Read more »

Les Mills Is Here to PUMP *clap* You Up!!!

Les Mills Is Here to PUMP *clap* You Up!!!
I couldn’t resist the urge to make an ol’ reference to Hanz & Franz (old SNL sketch, if you are unawares)… In all seriousness.  I’m sure that many people have heard of Les Mills, if not, then now’s the time to learn!  To just steal a simple biography from Wikipedia, “Leslie (‘Les’) Roy Mills (born... Read more »

Tried P90X? P90X2 Is Now Available For Pre-Order!

Tried P90X?  P90X2 Is Now Available For Pre-Order!
I posted a preview video a few months back once I learned of the new P90X2 program, due out this December.  I am honored to be a Beachbody coach, so that means I get first looks at a lot of the new and exciting home fitness programs that Beachbody is going to be releasing.  I... Read more »
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An Event That Will Make You Train Like An Athlete

An Event That Will Make You Train Like An Athlete
Well, it’s time.  I’ve registered for the Metro Dash – http://www.metrodash.com/chicago/ A friend first posted it on Facebook, and it peaked my interest, but I do admit that it scared me a little.  Even though I’m obviously into fitness, I get a little intimidated by events such as these… but I decided to step outside... Read more »

Help A Local Chicago Pilates Instructor Earn Internet Fame!

Help A Local Chicago Pilates Instructor Earn Internet Fame!
Local Chicago pilates instructor and studio owner, Jennifer Golden Zumann, is in the running to be the next Pilates Anytime instructor, and she needs your votes! VOTE FOR JENNIFER Who is Jennifer?  Jennifer is the co-owner of Pilates Chicago (http://www.pilateschicago.net/), a great pilates studio in Rogers Park.  I had the pleasure of meeting Jennifer and... Read more »

10 Great Reasons To Exercise And Eat Right

Motivation.  It’s pretty much the age-old reason why a lot of people don’t get on, or continue with, an exercise regime and healthy eating plan.  The main reason behind this, as I see it, is that people haven’t really taken the time to figure out what their strongest motivating factors are.  We spend a lot... Read more »
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A New Butt For Christmas?

Remember those ads for Bally’s where it shows people opening up gift boxes and boasting that they are getting “fat thighs” or “a big butt”… or other things along those lines?  Well, what if you could get yourself a NEW BUTT for Christmas!?  Well, that’s what I ended up getting myself for Christmas last year. ... Read more »