Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

Guest Post: Want to Change Things Up? Get a Coach

January 23, 2014 at 5:41 am

My friend and fellow Chicago Running Blogger, Sara Larsen just launched her business Coach Sara. She believes, “a healthy lifestyle is all about balance and I work with people to create small shifts that have a big impact on their health.” I agree! Sara is passionate about teaching people to take charge of their health “starting with good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.” She is also…

Friday Finds: Get a Jump on Taxes, Blog Hop Giveaway + More!

January 17, 2014 at 6:55 am

OK, this may seem like a snooze, but I received this helpful set of videos from Fidelity on changes to tax laws that impact us in planning for our Federal tax returns. The purpose of this recorded webinar is to help create awareness around tax law changes and other events that may impact you this tax season. For example: What is the Foreign Account Tax…

New Year & New Goals? Check Out My “Blog Hop” Giveaway

January 16, 2014 at 9:59 pm

I participated in Runaway Bridal Planner’s health and fitness blogger holiday giveaway hop and when I saw another one, I signed right up! What is a a Blog Hop? A group of blogs that are all linked together to offer a variety of giveaways with unique giveaways posted on each. Blog readers who come to one blog on the list can see links to all of the…

Get Inspired With #OneChange For A Healthier New Year

January 16, 2014 at 5:39 am

I was invited to check out Vega’s Vega One Nutritional Shakes as a part of the #OneChange campaign with Fit Approach. Why #OneChange? Based on their research, especially with women, people say, “Nutrition is the first thing to go when life gets too busy. I wish it was easier.” Enter: Vega One Nutritional Shake. Having this healthy shake handy is #OneChange you can make to help you get through your busiest…

Marathon Coming and PureFit Bar Review + Giveaway!

January 6, 2014 at 7:25 am

Before the NYC marathon, I mentioned that I was struggling with tradition versus nutrition – go with the old (Powerbar) or something dairy/gluten free. I went with nutrition and fueled with a small sweet potato and a PureFit bar. I have another marathon coming up – in 2 short weeks – in Houston. Now that I have broken tradition, I feel like I am OK…

Stocking Stuffers for Runners: Awesome Blog Hop Giveaway!

December 8, 2013 at 9:31 pm

I saw Runaway Bridal Planner’s post about a health and fitness blogger holiday giveaway hop and was intrigued. What is a a Blog Hop? A group of blogs who are all linked together for to offer a variety of giveaways posted on all of the other blogs. Blog readers who come to one person’s blog on the list, see links to all of  the others and…

Help for the Holidays: Excerpt from Coach Calorie’s Fitness Experts’ Tips!

November 24, 2013 at 6:47 am

Two bloggers I follow were included in Coach Calorie’s article 26 Fitness Experts Share Their 3 Best Weight Loss Tips. This post is filled with great advice. I will share the two bloggers’ tips that I follow with a few links to great posts by them. Lots of good stuff in this post and others by all of these experts. Check it out! Tamara Grand a/k/a…