Tag: strength training

Why I Think You Should Cancel Your Gym Membership

I'm trying out <a href="http://crosstownfitness.com/">Crosstown Fitness</a> in the West Loop this Friday.
When I was in college my mom gave me some good advice. “Get into the habit of being active now. It’s so hard to do when you’re older.” This one piece of advice has stuck with me for years and years. It’s why I joined a gym right out of college. It’s why I took... Read more »

Essential Fitness: The Best Workout North of Chicago

A few years ago my friend Kim started working out with Brian, a personal trainer from Essential Fitness who did home visits. Then Brian built his own studio for Essential Fitness and started offering group strength training classes. Then Kim become a personal trainer herself and began teaching her own classes at the studio! This... Read more »

Yoga Loft: Way More than Yoga

Yoga Loft: Way More than Yoga
Welcome to Yoga Loft Chicago.  Hang up your coat, stash your shoes, grab a mat, and get ready to sweat.  No, this isn’t hot yoga.  In fact, it isn’t even yoga the way you imagine it at all.  It’s Yoga Sculpt.  Your instructor this evening is Tim.  And tomorrow you will be sore.  And you... Read more »
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The Chicago Class That Will Kick Your Butt (in a good way)

The Chicago Class That Will Kick Your Butt (in a good way)
My first experience with Women’s Workout World wherein I tried Turbo Kick left me feeling disheartened and frustrated.  But, I have 14 more classes to use on my Groupon and not wanting to give up on something after just one try I decided last week to check out a class they call “Kickin’ Core Ball”.... Read more »

Chicago Women's Fitness - Where the Loop Gets Fit

Chicago Women's Fitness - Where the Loop Gets Fit
In an unassuming building at 30 E Adams, after most office workers have gone home for the day, the 9th floor starts to bump with the sound of upbeat music. It’s not a dance club.  It’s Chicago Women’s Fitness.  Owner Michelle Rossfeld, CPT provides an assortment of fitness options for women who work or live... Read more »