Tag: group fitness

How To Modify Exercises For Your Needs

How To Modify Exercises For Your Needs
A lot of people start exercising in a group fitness class, or with a home video, and assume it’s supposed to be “Simon Says.”  They assume that you need to be doing all of the repetitions, the same amount of weight, the same speed, the same version of the move, etc., and if they aren’t... 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 »

Group Fitness Class Etiquette?

Group Fitness Class Etiquette?
There is a protocol that should be followed in order to make sure that you and your classmates have the best possible experience when attending a group fitness class.  Sure, when I write this I may sound like a disgruntled instructor who gets offended when people show up late and leave early… but this post... Read more »
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Sexy Fitness Fun

Let’s face it, a big reason that LOTS of people want to exercise is so that they will look good.  Of course, the main reason we should all be doing it is for taking care of ourselves from the inside out, but it also feels good to look good.  There are many ways to get... Read more »

TURBO FIRE Launch Party in Chicago on June 26th

TURBO FIRE Launch Party in Chicago on June 26th
TURBO FIRE brings HIIT (high intensity interval training) home in a fun way! A new fitness program is coming out from Beachbody® and Chalene Johnson (creators of Turbo Jam® and ChaLEAN Extreme®)!  TURBO FIRE® is following the trend of the high-intensity fitness programs that are taking the home market by storm, lately (can we say... Read more »

Fitness at Home LIVE class review: FLY YOGA

Fly Yoga Review Sometimes, even if you workout at home, for the most part, you may still want to get out there from time to time and give a live class a try… and what not!?  There are some very fun and creative classes out there.  We are lucky to live in Chicago and have... Read more »
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Get Outside, Chicago!

Fitness Outdoors   In case you haven’t noticed, Spring is FINALLY here!  This means that those of us living with cabin fever can get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and warm weather.  The city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs offer lots of great ways to get active outdoors.  See my list of recommended spots to... Read more »