Tag: fitness

My Review of Tracy Anderson's Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis includes 9 DVDs and a diet plan for individualized body types.
As a GOOP subscriber I was really intrigued by GP’s (Gwyneth Paltrow) trainer Tracy Anderson’s new program for the public called Metamorphosis. Metamorphosis is a 90-day program with 9 discs of toning exercises designed for specific body types, a cardio DVD, and Tracy’s recommended eating plan. The body types include Omnicentric for those who gain... Read more »

How To Feel More Beautiful

How To Feel More Beautiful
Health Coach Katie Eigel of 8 Woman Dream asked me to contribute to their wonderful and inspiring blog. By the way, Katie is a writer, marketer and health coach who is trying to balance all three! I certainly know how she feels. While researching travel tips for her upcoming Bay to Breakers race, Katie came... Read more »

How to Have Flat Abs for Real

I admit it I used to be a sucker for all those flat abs diet books. I was fascinated okay . . . obsessed with having flat abs. Even though I was a thin girl I didn’t have a tight mid-section. I didn’t necessarily have to look like I ate a tortoise with a seriously... Read more »

LifeStinks Natural Deodorants

I finally found a natural deodorant that actually works. I don’t know about you put that crystal thingie you rub underneath your arms didn’t work for me. I have heard about LifeStinks, created by the Duggan Sisters, but didn’t want to waste more money on another natural deodorant that didn’t deliver. I tried a sample... Read more »

Why I Love Carrots N' Cake

I know journalists aren’t supposed to talk about themselves but I have to say some of my favorite blogs are about real people that tell their own stories. Carrots N’ Cake blogger Tina Hauport shares her healthy lifestyle one carrot and one cupcake at a time. Truth be told I want to be her! I’m... Read more »

The Indulgent List

I admit it I make vision boards. I want 2011 to be more prosperous and fun than 2010 was! Some friends and I were discussing what our version of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Chicago would be like. Here’s Scene 1 were we over-indulge on a sale of decorative candles at Target. Or . . .... Read more »

Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

It’s Black Friday and I’m letting Santa know that I have been really good this year because I am coveting some of these gifts and stocking stuffers:

Tweeps I'm Thankful For Part II

Now for my Part II. You can also follow me on Twitter @patriciabiesen. I would love to hear from you! Healthy Tweeps I like: Dr. John Douillard @JohnDouillard He believes in integrative and Ayurvedic approaches for maintaining a high-level of health and wellness. Empower yourself at www.lifespa.com. Mark Hyman, M.D. @markhymanmd Mark Hyman, MD is... Read more »

T-Tapp: A Recap

I’m at the T-Tapp retreat today in Safety Harbor, Florida. I’m totally feeling the love from all these wonderful women who have used T-Tapp to not only tone their bodies but improve their health. I have lots to learn and can’t wait to get started. In the meantime I thought I would do a recap... Read more »

Let's Talk About Cellulite . . .

First of all I want to let you know that T-Tapp is extending their contest deadline to September 20, 2010. T-Tapp creator, Teresa Tapp, is offering a giveaway for ChicagoNow readers. If you have 3-4 sizes to lose, two lucky winners will receive T-Tapp’s Total System and if you have more than 3-4 sizes to... Read more »