Category: Chicago

Tips to Beat the Afternoon Crash

We all know the feeling of the mid-afternoon energy slump.  A sleepy, low-energy period in the afternoon is natural and most of us experience it.  You might reach for a sugary, caffeinated drink or a processed snack from the vending machine, but beware: These foods and drinks may give you an energy boost, but it... Read more »

Cold Weather Brings out the Carbs

Cold Weather Brings out the Carbs
It’s not just you. Most people look to their favorite comfort foods in the fall and winter. Something about this time of year that brings out the heavy calorie and high fat foods that ultimately turn into winter weight gain. If this is you, here are a few strategies that might help you keep off... Read more »

Burning Calories Chicago-Style

Burning Calories Chicago-Style
So far I’ve been primarily touting the benefits of strength training. It’s not that I’m anti cardio, I just think strength training is the most efficient way to make long term changes to your body. However, this is Chicago – and is the tradition after what seems like 9 months of winter, it’s time to... Read more »
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