Posts tagged "health"

Five easy things to do for better health

If you are moving towards a healthy lifestyle, the information and “have to” workouts can be overwhelming. To start stepping into a better direction and improve your health, try these five simple things you should do each morning to feel your best and looking your best every day. 1. Stretch. We see our dogs stretch.... Read more »

Water isn't the only thing you need during your workouts

Most people are told to drink water, water and more water during and after their workout to refuel. But there comes a point when you realize water isn’t enough, not to mention BORING! When you workout, your body loses more than just water, and those nutrients need to be replaced too. But, how do you... Read more »

Can You Really Burn Calories Doing That?

Although most people think of walking, running or biking as traditional means to burning calories, there are many activities that burn calories that could be added to your workout program.  Here are eight things that you might try to up the deficit and drop those last ten pounds. ‘Deficit’ might be a little tough to... Read more »
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Four ways to stay awake in the afternoon

Have you hit that afternoon slump? Do you feel like you need a nap in the middle of the day? It could be from a high carbohydrate lunch or maybe not enough sleep.  In either case here are a few things you can do to boost your energy in the afternoon. Try some dark chocolate!... Read more »

Four Top Moves for Lean, Long, Sexy Legs.

Who wears short shorts?  You can with these simple yet bottom blasting lower body moves.   Triple Threat Start with feet on the ball legs extendedand Lift hips.Roll the ball towards your body until your feet are flat on the ball.  Squeeze the glutes and lift a little higher.Roll the ball back to starting position... Read more »

Four Must Do Moves for Your Best Bikini Bottom

It’s officially July and the heat wave may have left you wanting a hotter body or to strip to your bikini bottoms.  Don’t fret try these moves 3 times a week and see how the jiggle goes to sizzle. Tip:  The best thing about each of these exercises is that they work on multiple body... Read more »
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Events to celebrate mothers in Chicago: run, walk, love

Mother’s day is always special for we recognize the “mothers” birth and adopted that have helped shape us into strong women and men.  Celebrating the day for many will come in the form or a brunch, flowers or a special present.  For those of you wishing to make a difference in the lives of women... Read more »

Boston Marathon Course on your Pro-Form Treadmill

The Boston Marathon was established in 1887, by the Boston Athletic Association.  The B.A.A.’s Boston marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon will nearly 50,000 participants in 2012.  But realize that you have to run a marathon and qualify for this prestigious race.  This precludes many “wanna-be” runners from getting the chance to participate.  With... Read more »

Protein is key for weight loss

These days with warmer weather, you might be considering losing a few pounds before getting into that bathing suit. In fact more people dread getting into a bathing suit more than going to the dentist.   But if you are looking to lose weight, the best way to control appetite is with your diet!  Eating the... Read more »
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CHICAGO BIKE TO WORK WEEK TO BE HELD JUNE 11-15

The Premier Bike Chicago 2012 Event CHICAGO – The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announce that Chicago’s Bike to Work Week will take place June 11-15, 2012 as part of Bike Chicago 2012.  Presented by the City of Chicago and Goose Island Beer Company, various events will promote cycling ranging from a planned... Read more »