Archive for April 2011

Shamrock Shufflers - A Must Do Exercise!

Recovery after running is key for longevity.  Over 40,000 people enjoyed the beautiful weather in Chicago yesterday while doing the Shamock Shuffle.  Most people I know that took part in the annual Chicago spring event had better times than any other year.  The April 10th, 2011 8 K had the most registered participants in the... Read more »

My 5 Favorite Fitness/Health Apps for iPhone

My 5 Favorite Fitness/Health Apps for iPhone

The Perfect Food

The Perfect Food
I think that quinoa is a perfect food.  It is an amazing grain.  It is an ancient Andean staple that gets a little mushier than other grains when cooked.  This South American grain was considered to be sacred by the Inca Indians and its Incan name ‘chisaya mama’ translates into the mother of all grains. ... Read more »
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Coolest Pull Ups Ever!

Coolest Pull Ups Ever!
There is a team of men called the Bar-Barians.  They are from Brooklyn, New York.  They are an elite group of bodyweight specialists that focus their training on body weight driven exercises.  They formed their training group in 2004.  They work out in various parks through their city and charge  $15 to each participate.  They... Read more »

Great Total Body Exercise

Not all exercises that are part of the kettle bell program need to be done with a kettle bell.  Mixed martial arts classes offer amazing total body workouts without having to commit to a contact driven experience.  Here is a Monday lunch workout class that integrates ground gets, also referred to as the Turkish Get... Read more »

Get In Shape for Chicago Softball Season & Where To Get On A Team

Softball season is starting soon.  Many of you are probably getting your team together.  You may be walking around the office to see if anyone wants to join in.  Or possibly you are trying to figure out what bar will sponsor you and become your watering hole.  If this is the case, than you are... Read more »
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