Tag: Fitness


In honor of our fallen soldiers and all of those who have served this country, this Saturday, June 4th WINDY CITY CROSSFIT will be holding their 3rd annual “Murph Day” at their facility at 4043 N. Ravenswood Ave. just off of Irving Park road. For a small donation, anyone can come out and participate in... Read more »

Fun Run...Tuesdays at 5:30pm

Hey guys, For those of you in the area, I’ll be organizing a Fun Run every Tuesday at 5:30pm. We will leave from 1753 N. Damen Ave. in Bucktown, outside of On Your Mark Training facility. Tonight is the first night! The run is free, just bring yourself and your running gear! All levels are... Read more »


Treat Your body and your pocketbook right this weekend! This weekend on Saturday April 30th, On Your Mark Coaching and Training will be throwing a Grand Opening Party for their new location in Bucktown! They will have 20 minute classes for everyone to sample from 8am to 11am. Each 20 minute segment will have 3... Read more »

On Your Mark....Bucktown: New Training Studio Opening In Bucktown!

Get set…go Chicago! Annette Fiscelli and Emily Hutchins, the ladies behind On Your Mark Coaching and Training in the West Loop are opening a second location in Bucktown at 1753 N. Damen Ave. on Monday April 4th! If you’ve never heard of On Your Mark Coaching and Training you need to check them out. I... Read more »

Get Fit For Free This Saturday!

Get Fit For Free This Saturday!
This Saturday, my favorite training studio in the city is throwing a FREE FITNESS PARTY! Well actually it’s a scramble…a class scramble to try out the best of all their classes for FREE and you can bring a friend. On Your Mark Coaching and Training is throwing a class scramble this Saturday, February 26th starting... Read more »

How's That New Year's Resolution Coming?

Are You Still Sticking To Your New Year’s Resolutions?   OK everyone, its a few days into February are you still maintaining that New Year’s fitness resolution you swore you’d keep for all of 2011? Studies suggest that a 1/3 of all people don’t keep their fitness resolutions past January. That’s a lot of resolutions... Read more »

5 Tips To Make Sure You Stick To Your Fitness Resolutions

Be discriptive with your fitness goals and set small weekly goals to meet longer-term goals. A bad example of a fitness goal would be "I want to lose weight this year" or "I want to workout more this year". If you want to workout more this year, set sepecific goals on how many days each month and each week you want to workout. Don't get discuouraged if for some reason you fall short of your goal. Each week is a new beginning and a new chance to reach your goal. If you have a weight loss goal for the year, again, break it down incrementally into months and weeks so that it doesn't seem so daunting of a task. Even if you need to lose 50 lbs. in 2011, that's 1 lb. a week and that's a realistic goal.
It’s the new year, we’re all busy and if your like most people, you’ve already started thinking about giving up on those New Year’s resolutions. So I thought I’d give you 5 quick tips to help make sure you keep up with your fitness resolutions in 2011.

I Don't Want To Die Young

So, a lot of people ask me…”Why do you do what you do?” “What keeps you motivated to keep working out and keep in shape?” And I often respond with, well I like to feel good and I like to look good and I really want to be able to play with my kids when... Read more »

Pole Dancing In Wicker Park

Ladies, want to get in shape, gain more confidence and treat your special someone to a present that’ll keep on giving all year long? If so, you need to check out Goddess Warrior Studio.Partnering with Pure Vibes Fitness, Veronica Sullivan, has opened her own female-only fitness studio focused on channeling every woman’s “Inner Goddess”. (Pure... Read more »

Lose Weight. Burn Fat. Part 6 - REST!!

Here it is, the final phase of my Lose Weight. Burn Fat. series...REST!! One of the most important and overlooked areas of training when you’re trying to lose weight, burn fat and maintain your health and wellness  is rest. Most of us are struggling to find time to fit in our workouts let alone making... Read more »